FEPA Medal for Exceptional Study and Research 2016
Ari Muhonen (chief researcher, Finland)
for “Finnish postage rates 1875-2001”
published by Postimuseo, Tampere 2016
The co-authors of this research: Harri Ala-Honkola, Hannu Kauppi, Juhani Kerppola, and Esko Seitsonen will receive a Certificate.
The book covers postage rates and fees used in Finland from July 1, 1875 when the UPU agreement was taken into use until the end of 2001, when the markka was replaced with euro. It is the most comprehensive book about Finnish postage rates ever, showing over 10,000 single rates in more than 100 different categories. Much of the information has not been published before.