Bill Hedley talks to Delcampe about FEPA

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  Delcampe, the well-known internet trading house popular with many philatelic collectors, recently invited the FEPA President Bill Hedley to talk about what FEPA does and its priorities in the next few years. They have just published this interview on their blog. You can read it here: https://blog.delcampe.net/en/do-you-know-fepa/ A French translation of the interview will Read more…

‘Cursores’ wins the 2020 AEP Prize for the Philatelic Press

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The Académie Européenne de Philatelie (AEP) has this year awarded its Prize for the Philatelic Press to the magazine ‘Cursores’, published by the Associazione Italiana di Storia Postale (AISP), and edited by Paolo Zavattoni. This is a recognition of the high standard set by ‘Cursores’ and consolidates its standing as a journal of international importance. Read more…

IBRA 2021 postponed to 2023

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The Bund Deutscher Philatelisten e.V. has today given the following press release: World Exhibition IBRA 2021 will be postponed – Planning Uncertainties because of Corona Pandemic (BDPh) The World Stamp Exhibition IBRA will be postponed because of the corona pandemic. This was decided by the Board of Bund Deutscher Philatelisten e.V. (BDPh) during an extraordinary Read more…

Another COVID casualty. Sindelfingen 2020 has been cancelled.

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The annual International Stamp Fair that was due to be held in the Exhibition Hall at Sindelfingen, Germany, from 22 – 24 October 2020 has been cancelled. The restrictions currently applying to exhibitions in Baden-Württemberg to combat COVID-19 have made it impossible for the Organisers to proceed with a workable plan. This means that the annual Read more…

STAMPA 2020 has been cancelled

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The Organisers of the Irish national exhibition (STAMPA) have been obliged to cancel the exhibition this year because COVID restrictions have made it impossible to use the Conference Centre. The exhibition was due to take place in Dublin in October. The next STAMPA will, therefore, be held in Dublin from 15-17 October 2021. The Irish Federation Read more…

American Philatelic Society Postal History Symposium is open to all

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The American Philatelic Society (APS), together with the American Philatelic Research Library and Museum, is organising a virtual Postal History Symposium from 26 – 30 October 2020. The theme will be ‘Postal Innovation in the Classic Era – Evolution leading to Modernization’ and an impressive list of speakers to deliver 14 presentations has already been Read more…

Manfred Bergman has passed away

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We were sorry to hear that Manfred Bergman died in early July in Geneva at the age of 92. He participated in Verso Mexico 68 in Riccione where he came into contact with Italian collectors. He then made proposals for modifying the FIP Thematic Regulations which at the time were penalizing for sport-Olympic collections and Read more…