FEPA Exhibition EXFILNA 2019 in Santander: For the first time in history, postmarking under the water !

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The 57th National Spanish exhibition had this year the Czech and German Federations as guest’s participants. It was held from the 6th to the 10th November 2019. The motto has been ‘Immerse yourself in the immensity of philately’. At the exhibition opening, the special stamps and HB issued by the Spanish Post “Correos” were postmarked under the water by four divers at the huge aquarium of the Cantabrian Maritime Museum. Read more…

NEXOFIL Prizes to the Best Stamps of the World: Norway, winner, Ukraine 2nd, France 3rd

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On the 30th of October was held at the auditorium of the Spanish Royal Mint, FNMT, the Gala of the presentation of the prizes of the year, organized by the President of the NEXO Group, Mr. Eugenio de Quesada. The International Jury was formed for Presidents of Philatelic Federations and Academies from 33 different countries as detailed inside. Also were awarded stamps issued by the Posts of Belgium, Spain, Austria, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Germany, Liechtenstein, Iceland, New Zealand, Hungary and Czech Republic. Read more…

Continental Philatelic Exhibition with FEPA Recognition to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Philatelic Society of Egypt (PSE)

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Another reason for celebration of the 90th anniversary for which a stamp was issued for the occasion and our sister society in London, the Egypt Study Circle (ESC) shared with us by having some of the members visiting Egypt for the occasion. From September 9th to 15th, Dr. Sherif Samra, President of the PSE was host to exhibitors from UK, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and of course Egypt who exhibited 200 frames of powerful material. Read more…

Official presentation of the FEPA Certificate of Appreciation to “The National Club of Collectors of the Registration Labels and Stamps, Poland

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At the annual meeting of the Club , Prof. Ludwik K. Malendowicz presented on behalf of FEPA, the Certificate of Appreciation to this outstanding Club as “The Best European Philatelic Club of the Year 2018”. The meeting took place in Mikstat Las and was attended by about 50 members and supporters of the Club. The meeting was accompanied by a philatelic show Read more…

Microhistory of theTurkish Posts, 1920-2015 Volume I

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This is the first volume of a historical trilogy on Turkish postal stationery, Microhistory of theTurkish Posts, 1920-2015. Running 821 pages in color and fully bilingual, volume I covers the postal stationery of Turkey from 1920 to 1950. Most of the studied categories had not been catalogued before, let alone analyzed in depth Read more…

IBRA 2021 homepage online!

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In a good 18 months IBRA 2021 will open its doors at Messe Essen from 6 to 9 May. A foretaste of the first World Stamp Exhibition in Germany after 1999 is the IBRA homepage, which went online recently. The redesigned and modern website provides an overview of the major event is constantly updated and regularly informs about news. Info 1 is available for download in PDF format. Just have a look at www.IBRA2021.de! Read more…

Atlantic Alpen-Adria: Pedro Vaz Pereira winner of the Grand Prix Championship and Manuel Domenech Lima Torres of the Competition Grand Prix

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From the 1st to the 6th of October was held the International Exhibition with FEPA Recognition at the Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo, in Portugal. Participated exhibitors from the Federations of Portugal, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia. The winner of the Grand Prix of the Championship Class was Pedro Vaz Pereira with his exhibit “Carimbos Nominativos não datados usados no Periodo Adesivo”. The Exhibition Grand Prix was for Manuel Domenech Lima Torres with his exhibit “Portuguese Prephilately”. The level of the exhibition was extremely high as shown in the whole Palmares that is enclosed here. Read more…

ANTVERPIADE 2020: National Championship of Philately with International participation

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The topic of the exhibition will be the 100th anniversary of the VII° Olympic Games of Antwerp in 1920. The City of Antwerp commemorates the Olympic Games with an Impressive Program of which Antverpiade 2020 will be part of it. The exhibition will be held from the 28th to the 30th of August as the Belgian National Championship of Philately with International participation of the Dutch (KNBF) and the French (FFAP) Federations. All day long YouTube based movies of the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp will run on television screens. Thanks to the cooperation with Sportimonium (The official Olympic Museum) a lot of unique items will be present at the Exhibition. Read more…

The preparations for the Multilaterale Luxemburg 2019 International Exhibition are well ahead

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The Exhibition, organized by the “Fédération des Sociétés philatéliques du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg” (FSPL) has the auspices of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke and the auspices of Mr. Xavier Bettel, Minister of State, Mme Lydie Polfer, Mayor of the City of Luxembourg and FEPA Recognition. Will be held from 8 to 10 November 2019, participating exhibitors from The Netherlands, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland and Slovenia Read more…