David Feldman introduces the on-line Museum of Philately

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  At the virtual Stampex held from 1st – 3rd October David Feldman introduced his plan to build a digital Museum of Philately. The idea is to have an on-line platform where images of collections can be stored and available to view long after the actual collection has been disposed of. In a video that Read more…

German Exhibitions and Seminars come thick and fast

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Philatelic life is thriving in Germany. First, the Bund Deutscher Philatelisten (BDPh) held a very successful Virtual NAPOSTA  exhibition that ran through the month of September. Its main aim was to give exhibitors an opportunity to qualify for IBRA in Essen (now postponed until May 2023) and it was well supported with 64 exhibits entered Read more…

Daniela Morolli has passed away

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With great sadness we bring the news that Daniela Morolli, wife of FEPA Vice President Giancarlo Morolli and a well-known figure in international philately for many years, died on 16th October 2020 at the age of 75. On behalf of the whole FEPA family the FEPA Board offers its deepest condolences to Giancarlo and to Read more…

Lumir Brendl has passed away.

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With great regret we announce the death of Lumir Brendl on 8th October 2020. We received the following obituary notice from Vit Vanicek. It is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of Mr Lumir Brendl on 8th October 2020 at the age of 85. Lumir was born on 8th March 1935 Read more…

Virtual Stampex opens on 1st October

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It’s almost here! The first ‘virtual’ Stampex will open to visitors on 1st October at 0800 (London time). It will be open continuously for 72 hours and the booths will remain open to visitors until 28th October. The show is open to all, free of charge. To enter it just go to: https://stampex.vfairs.com/ Many dealers, auction Read more…

Serbia’s first on-line exhibition will take place in December 2020

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The Organising Committee of SOFIZ 1, Serbia’s first-ever on-line exhibition, have sent us the following message: It’s a great pleasure to announce that SOFIZ I, the first Serbian national online stamp exhibition with international participation will be held in the period 7th of December 2020. – 14th of December 2020. on the official web site Read more…

FEPA Medals for 2019 are presented

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After a long delay due to COVID cancellations, two of the 2019 FEPA Medals have been presented to the recipients. The winner of the FEPA Medal for Exceptional Service to organised philately is Chris King RDP, Hon FRPSL and the presentation was made by FEPA President Bill Hedley at the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Read more…

Virtual events in USA and Germany win high marks from philatelists

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During the summer the American Philatelic Society (APS) staged a virtual Stamp Show with a full range of activities on offer on-line. Other organisations including the FIP, the Bund Deutscher Philatelisten e. V. and the Royal Philatelic Society London also organised programmes of on-line presentations. The APS and the BDPh have published the results of Read more…