LE NOUVEAU JOURNAL DES MAXIMAPHILES FRANÇAIS

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Pascal Bandry, the European Bureau Member on the FIP Maximaphily Commission, recently sent me a link to the latest journal published by the Maximaphilatelists in France. I thought it was a very interesting insight into the fascinating subject of maximaphily as well as being a reminder of happier times. Pascal has kindly agreed that we Read more…

CORONAVIRUS CLOSES MANY PHILATELIC EVENTS. NEWS UPDATE…..

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The unprecedented steps taken by governments across the world to combat the Coronavirus have had a huge impact on planned philatelic exhibitions and other events in 2020. This is because of the paramount importance of avoiding non-essential social contact that might spread the disease further.   Many FEPA Members have been affected. Major changes that Read more…

Bulgaria 2020 Bulletin 1 is out!

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The organizing committee of the Bulgaria 2020 FIP Specialized World Stamp Championship Exhibition has published its Bulletin No 1. It contains the IREX of the exhibition. Here are some facts based on the IREX: The exhibition will be held at the Inter Expo Center, Sofia, Bulgaria Approximately 1 500 exhibition frames will be available Competitive Read more…

Make the most of London 2020

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  London 2020, the International Stamp Exhibition, will provide a wonderful opportunity to show others just how fascinating the hobby can be. Why not bring along youngsters to enjoy a day of fun. Stamp Active, the voluntary group that promotes stamp collecting to young people in Great Britain, will be at the exhibition to encourage Read more…

Trait d’Union, number 2, 2019 is out

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The European Academy of Philately, AEP, has kindly sent us the latest issue of their newsletter Trait d’Union, number 2, 2019. It reports amongst other things the AEP at MonacoPhil 2019, The 100th anniversary of the Italian Federation during the European Thematics Championship in Verona, and announces the AEP meeting during London 2020.   The Read more…

NAPOSTA 2020 Grand Prix to Iva Mouritsen

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National stamp exhibition NAPOSTA 2020 was held in Haldensleben, Germany, on February 13 – 16, 2020. It consisted altogether of 121 exhibits in more than 800 frames representing almost every FIP class as well as 88 literature exhibits. The total number of exhibits was as high as 209. The results were excellent. According to the Read more…