FEPA Medal for Exceptional Study and Research 2009
Nino Aquila and Francesco Orlando (Italy)
for “Sicilia – I timbri del Nuovo Re” [Sicily – The postmarks of the new King]
published by Giulio Bolaffi Editore in 2009
This outstanding work, best in class at Italia 2009, deals with the postal service in the Sardo-Italian period (1861-63). The authors provide comprehensive, systematic and up-to-date information on a subject of high international significance, thereby completing the trilogy devoted to the stamps and the postal history of Sicily.