‘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…

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…

Estonia 2020 Grand Prix won by Jean-Jacques Tillard

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The organizing committee of the Estonia 2020 national exhibition with international participation kept their positive attitude all through the difficult spring time, and it paid off! 42 exhibits from 14 countries were shown in a spacious and beautiful vestibule of the Estonian National Museum in Tartu on July 10-12, 2020 Read more…

Delcampe is 20, and publishes special collectors’ magazine to celebrate.

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The Delcampe online collectors’ market-place has just celebrated its 20th birthday. During that time it has handled 50 million transactions involving more than 1 million collectors and, to mark this important milestone, it has published an on-line magazine and made it freely available to everyone. It is a ‘Generalist’ publication, designed to appeal both to Read more…

SPANISH FEDERATION BOOK ON DISINFECTED MAIL IS AVAILABLE FREE

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  The Spanish Federation (FESOFI) has published a new book on disinfected mail and has generously put it on its website where it can be downloaded free of charge. The title of the book is:  “From the Great Plague of Marseille (1720-1722) to the Covid-19”. The authors are Esteve Doménech and Antonio Llacér, and the Read more…