ÇANAKKALE 2015 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION WITH FEPA RECOGNITION, RECEIVES THOUSANDS OF VISITORS

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From the 18th to the 25th of March, collectors from Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, New Zealand, Pakistan and Turkey meet in Çanakkale to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Çanakkale Wars (Gallipoli Campaign) and to promote friendly relations and maintain close cooperation among the philatelists of the countries involved in the Çanakkale Wars. Read more…

EXFILNA 2015: 800 FRAMES OF EXCELLENT SPANISH AND ITALIAN PHILATELY

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The 53th Spanish National Exhibition “EXFILNA 2015” was held in Avilés, from the 13th to the 21st of March, participating exhibits from the 14 Spanish Regional Federations and from Italy as invited guest. The Grand Prix of the Championship Class was for “Postal Stationery of Peru” from Germán Bachwitz. The Exhibition Grand Prix was for Francisco Infantes’s exhibit “Alfonso XIII Proofs and Essays”. The best Italian exhibit was “Venice, disinfected mail” from Franco Rigo, Large Gold with 95 points Read more…

NEW RDPs TO SIGN THE ROLL OF DISTINGUISHED PHILATELISTS

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New RDPs to Sign The Roll Of Distinguished Philatelists in Leeds on the 7th August 2015 The Board of Election unanimously decided to ask Jørgen Jørgensen FRPSL (Denmark), James P. Mazepa FRPSL (United States), Stephen D. Schumann FRPSL (United States), and Frank Walton FRPSL (United Kingdom) to sign the Roll. Read more…

The DFH Philatelic “Open University”

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As few days ago was informed, the DFH has been one of the three European Clubs receiving the FEPA Certificate of Appreciation of the year. The Djurslands Filatelistiske Højskole (DFH) is a philatelic school of high level for adult stamp collectors and exhibitors. In Denmark we call it a “high school” meaning a sort of Open University. The teaching consists of lectures on a particular topic often supported by displaying an exhibit on the subject. DFH has all modern presentation techniques. Read more…

GRANTED THE FEPA AWARDS. THE FEPA MEDALS FOR ANTHONY VIRVILIS AND FRANK WALTON

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In its meeting held in London on 20 February 2015, the FEPA Board analyzed the proposals submitted by member Federations and agreed on awarding the 2014 FEPA Medals and Certificates of Appreciation as follows: FEPA Medal 2014 for Exceptional Service to Organized Philately: ANTHONY VIRVILIS RDP (Greece). FEPA Medal 2014 for Exceptional Philatelic Study and Research: FRANK WALTON (Great Britain), editor of The De La Rue Collection, volumes 1 to 6. The runners-up were Read more…