Associazione Italiana Collezionisti Posta Militare (Italy)

  • Founded in 1974, 700 Members in 12 countries
  • Society Website: http://www.aicpm.net/ (358.000 visitors).
    • Very active Forum with 304 subscribers, 1817 subjects and 13482 messages.
    • This site was highly appreciated at the FIP philatelic website evaluation (3 stars in 2000, Top 5% in 2001 and 2002) and at IPHLA Mainz 2012 (Large Gold).
  • Website StampOnTheWeb launched in 2016 and visited by philatelists from 113 countries
  • Magazine: Posta Militare e Storia Postale (144 issues since 1974)
  • Other publications:
    • L’italia in Africa Orientale – Storia, Posta, Filatelia (2 volumes), by Bruno Crevato-Selvaggi and Piero Macrelli
    • 1866. La Terza Guerra d’indipendenza – La Posta Militare Italiana, by Lorenzo Carra, Gianni and Diego Carraro
    • La Posta Militare Italiana 1939 – 1945, by Giuseppe Marchese
    • Il Telegrafo in Italia, by Valter Astolfi
    • La Repubblica Sociale Italiana, by Luigi Sirotti
    • 1912 – 1946 Franchigia Militare Italiana by Giorgio Cerruto and Roberto Colla o Annuario A.I.C.P.M. 2008
    • Storia Postale del Dodecaneso (Vol. 2), by Mario Carloni and Vanna Cercenà
    • AICPM 1974 – 2004 – Storia dell’associazione – Tariffe Postali Italiane 1863 – 2000 o 1795-2000 Due secoli di Storia della Posta by E. Gabbini
    • Oggetti e Servizi Postali Italiani by E. Gabbini
    • Storia dell’uomo e della Posta by E. Gabbini
  • Major exhibitions organized: virtual exhibitions AICPM-NET 2013 and AICPM-NET 2014. The exhibits are currently available for consultation at the website.
  • Regional delegates in the several regions of Italy
  • Board members and other members have been very active in the national Federation and provided important support to the organization of Italia 1998 and Itallia 2009 as well to all the major events organized by the FSFI.In a nutshell, AICPM range of initiatives to stimulate the interest in military post and more general in postal history, from the magazine to the website, from the publications to the virtual exhibitions, from the material exchange/sale service among members to the strong support to the national federation, attest the deep and longstanding successful commitment to the development of philately