Francis Kiddle has died this morning

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It is my very sad responsibility to have to tell you that Francis Kiddle died this morning. Francis was diagnosed with lung cancer just over two months ago, and he spent three weeks in hospital with pneumonia. He came home just over a week ago. He died surrounded by his family. Read more…

October Philately in Florence and Rome

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The Italian philatelists meet in Florence, the town of Donatello and Michelangelo at the national exhibition “Florence 2015”, whilst Rome, hosts a top philatelic event: “Quirinal Palace Open Doors to Philately”. The Quirinale palace, seat of the Popes, the Kings and now of the Presidents of the Italian Republic. Read more…

A great philatelist has passed away : Teddy Dahinden

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On the 12th of September has died in Esslingen, Switzerland, Dr. Theodore (Teddy) Dahinden RDP, at the age of 89 years. Promoter of the Astrophilately Class, he was a great Thematic exhibitor and Juror. President of the Swiss Philatelic Federation for 11 years he was also Director and FIP Vice-president. Read more…