Philatelisten-Club Berlin-Mitte e.V., Germany

Herbert Kroog (right) – head of the Exhibition section of BDPh – receives the Certificate of Appreciation, on behalf of the Philatelisten-Club Berlin Mitte – at the Palmares for teh European Championship for Thematic Philately ECTP 2011 in Essen.

The Club is only 20 years old – but it is one of the most active and of the most important philatelic clubs in Germany, as it deals with the philately of the German Democratic Republic, that represents an important and mysterious part of the German philatelic hstory.