The Grand Prix recipients were announced during the CAPEX 22 Palmares dinner on 11 June.
One Frame exhibits:
Grand Prix de Toronto (best overall one-frame exhibit): Damian Läge (Switzerland), “The Pigeon Mail of Great Barrier Island – stage setting for the first airmail stamps of the world” (Aerophilately), 95 points.
Grand Prix Americas: Chip Gliedman (USA), “Mail Routes of Rupert’s Land, British North America” (Postal History), 95 points.
Grand Prix National: David Hobden (Canada), “Canadian Mails and Dispatches of the War of 1812” (Postal History), 95 points.
Philatelic Literature exhibits:
Grand Prix Literature: Majed Halawi (United Kingdom), “Echoes of Empire, Sierra Leone Philatelic Legacy, 1786–1980” (Printed Philatelic Books), 93 points.
Grand Prix Digital Literature: Robin Harris (Canada), “Great Britain Machins” (Philatelic Websites), 90 points.
Photo: Chip Gliedman (right) receives the Grand Prix Americas from Ed Kroft, President of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada
[photo credit: CAPEX 22]