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…

New Board for the Philatelic Federation of Finland

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The annual Conference of the Philatelic Federation of Finland was held on Saturday, 12 September 2020. Representatives of the philatelic societies and clubs gathered together in Helsinki, although their number was lower than usual. In addition to normal business the Conference elected a new President for the Federation, because Mr. Klaus Juvas had served all Read more…

NORDIA 2020 has been cancelled

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Lars Nordberg, Chairman of the NORDIA 2020 Organising Committee, has confirmed that the exhibition – due to be held in Malmö from 4th-6th December – has been cancelled. The Organisers had done everything in their power to avoid this outcome but in the end they were left with no alternative when faced with restrictions imposed Read more…

New ABPS website is available to view

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The Association of British Philatelic Societies (ABPS), which represents the UK in FEPA,  has recently launched a new website. The aim is to reach out to users and respond to their particular needs in addition to providing an essential store of information on the Association’s activities. Thus, a new feature is a searchable list of Read more…