News

11.09.2019 - NEWLY PUBLISHED: Leserbriefe: Ausgewählte Briefe an die MICHEL-Redaktion
(MICHEL-PR/pcp) Schwaneberger Verlag recently issued a press release on a new book title that clearly differs from the usual and familiar literature produced by the publisher.


10.09.2019 - BArGe Portugal publishes the eleventh issue of the free digital magazine "Modern Angola Philately".
(rk/pcp) The Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Portugal and former colonies e.V. im BDPh e.V. presents the eleventh issue of the free digital magazine "Moderne Angola-Philatelie" (MAP).


10.09.2019 - A new stamp catalogue for the Abstimmungsgebiet Allenstein 1920
(pcp-wm) Gunnar Gruber, an expert in this field, has recently published a new work in which 282 pages with over 300 stamp illustrations summarize numerous new findings.


02.09.2019 - Free portrait stamp for every visitor!
(jb/pcp-wm) Writing letters is the basis for the hobby of stamps. This is why Messe Sindelfingen has been inviting school classes to attend workshops on the subject of “writing letters” during the Stamp Fair for several years now.


30.08.2019 - MICHEL Southern Europe 2019 (Ek 3)
(ok/cj-pcp-wm) MICHEL Southern Europe 2019 contains the popular collection areas around the Adriatic with the Apennine Peninsula and the area of former Yugoslavia.


28.08.2019 - NEW PUBLISHED: Michel Schweiz-Spezial 2019/2020
(ok/pcp-wm) The collection of Swiss stamps and postal stationeries continues to enjoy great popularity at Switzerland and abroad. This is not only due to price stability of the Swiss franc, but also to the intelligent issuing policy of Swiss Post.


28.08.2019 - NEW PUBLISHED: Liechtenstein Special 2019/2020 (Michel)
(ok/pcp-wm) Liechtenstein is celebrating in 2019the “300th anniversary of Liechtenstein”. This refers to the 1719 unification of the two dominions of Schellenberg and Vaduz. This region became a principality directly linked to the emperor Charles VI


28.08.2019 - NEW PUBLICATION: MICHEL Karibische Inseln 2019/2020 (ÜK 2.1)
(ok/pcp-wm) With the MICHEL Overseas Volume 2, Part 1 Caribbean Islands A-J 2019/2020 from the MICHEL Overseas Series, the reworking of stamps from the Caribbean begins. This first Caribbean volume contains stamps from Anguilla to Jamaica.


26.08.2019 - NEW PUBLISHED: Ute and Dr. Elmar Dorr – Der Orient-Express 1883-1914
(pcp-wm) Who wouldn't like to take the Orient-Express from Paris to Constantinople? Whether it's to read Agatha Christie's novel "Murder in the Orient Express" or simply to enjoy this luxury train?


24.08.2019 - Luxembourg celebrates the 85th anniversary of the Philatelists Association
(PTT Lux./pcp-wm) In Germany and in many other countries, it would hardly be conceivable, but the "85th anniversary of the FSPL" (Fédération des Sociétés philatéliques du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg) is worth a block of stamps issued by the Post Office


24.08.2019 - Multilateral Stamp Exhibition Luxembourg 2019
(PTT Lux./pcp-wm) As already announced, Luxembourg will host this year the Multilateral Stamp Collectors Associations of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Liechtenstein and Slovenia


29.07.2019 - NEW EDITION: Oswald Walter: Reichsadler und Brieftaube: Private Postdienstleister in Mannheim und Ludwigshafen 1886–1900
(ow/pcp) The postal monopoly in the 19th century is a holy grail, carefully cherished and maintained by all German states.


29.07.2019 - CG-Awards 2019: Latest submission deadline is 15 October 2019
(pcp-wm) The highly endowed CG Förderpreis Philatelie will be awarded in 2019for the seventh time.


23.07.2019 - PHILA HISTORICA No. 2/2019 released!
(pcp-wm) For many philatelists and literary historians, every new issue of this 250-page magazine, which is for free four times a year, is always delighting


22.07.2019 - NEW PUBLISHED - Christian Geissmann: Field Post Numbers in Switzerland during the Second World War 1939-1945
(pcp/wm) In 1939, a suitable military address had to be found for the local work crews in the Engadine coming from different units, who were replaced from time to time by other soldiers. For this purpose, the Field Post Directorate chose field post n


22.07.2019 - NEW PUBLICATION : Edition d'Or - Volume 55: Brazil - Dom Pedro Issues 1866-1878. The Pablo Rhyme Collection
(pcp/wm) Among Brazil's most popular early stamp issues are the three so-called large Dom Pedro stamp series, from 1866-1878. These replaced the previously so-called bull's, goat’s and cat’s- eyes.


15.07.2019 - NEW PUBLICATION: Edition d'Or - Volume 54: Argentina 1867-1887. The Pablo Rhyme Collection
(pcp/wm) If a philatelist with a collection of semi-classical editions of a country achieves three Grand Gold rankings at exhibitions (here in 2010 in Buenos Aires, 2016 in Cordoba and 2018 at the FIP exhibition in Israel), this collection must be so


08.07.2019 - BDPh with special conditions for literature exhibitors at LONDON 2020
(pcp-wm) BDPh Treasurer Walter Bernatek announced that not only the exhibit fee for literature (approx. 28 Euro!) at the FIP World Exhibition London 2020, but also the commissioner's fee takes this approach into account in a special way.


06.07.2019 - AIJP Vice President Aad Knikman resigns for health reasons
In June 2019, the long-standing vice president of the World Association of Philatelic Authors and Journalists (AIJP) informed the board that he was no longer in a position to exercise his office due to progressive health problems.


29.06.2019 - Chancellor Angela Merkel patronizes IBRA 2021
(BDPh / Berlin/Essen). Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) patronizes the International World Stamp Exhibition (IBRA) 2021 in Essen.


29.06.2019 - Registration deadline for LONDON 2020 expires!
(pcp-wm) The acceptance period for stamp exhibits that interested exhibitors want to exhibit at next year's LONDON 2020 runs until 30 June 2019.


01.06.2019 - CPh members congratulated their outgoing chairman


28.05.2019 - Monaco issues special stamp for this year's MonacoPhil


21.05.2019 - AIJP awards patronage to OSTROPA 2020


17.05.2019 - Literature Exhibition in the Republic of Moldova


15.05.2019 - Stamp commemorates first visit of Pope Francis to North Macedonia


13.05.2019 - Info Bulletin #1 for NAPOSTA 2020 now available!


10.05.2019 - Former Presidents of the RPSL exhibited in London!


07.05.2019 - English Shanahan book sold out one week after publication!


06.04.2019 - MICHEL-catalogues no longer sold in cling film


28.03.2019 - Specimen box of new Dutch personal stamps auctioned for charity


24.03.2019 - MICHEL postpones publication dates of its Europa catalogues


19.03.2019 - POST HORN about to make its international debut


15.03.2019 - AeroBerlin 2019 offers an impressive programme


09.03.2019 - Germany: ATM pilot trial resumed!


04.03.2019 - Presale of STOCKHOLMIA’s exhibition catalogues has started!


28.02.2019 - Sex & Crime: Dr. Paul Singer & the auction house Shanahan


25.02.2019 - German “Hugo Michel” hand stamp (10.02.2019) contains two errors


20.02.2019 - National Postal Museum (USA) reopened!


14.02.2019 - Multilateral 2019 in Luxembourg


09.02.2019 - King of Sweden opens STOCKHOLMIA 2019


05.02.2019 - NATIONAL EXHIBITION GOUDA 2019 (NL)


31.01.2019 - "PHILOTELIA" available in digitized form!


29.01.2019 - Advance purchasing of the two STOCKHOLMIA 2019 catalogues from February!


21.01.2019 - Stamp vending machines will disappear from everyday life in Liechtenstein


14.01.2019 - Liechtenstein: special stamp issue with false portrait


11.01.2019 - Fresh from the press: MICHEL‘ CEPT Catalogue 2019


07.01.2019 - Consilium Philatelicum: An"oracle in the favourable sense of the word" makes place


04.01.2019 - A main post office with an extraordinary history


28.12.2018 - Happy New Year!


21.12.2018 - PHILA HISTORICA: No. 4/2018 published, annual volume 2018 also available


19.12.2018 - Post & Geschichte Nr. 18 (December 2018) now available


17.12.2018 - Bernard Beston new President of the FIP


14.12.2018 - MICHEL presented a big pre-Christmas program!


12.12.2018 - SAARPHILA about to end its auction activities


10.12.2018 - Christoph Gärtner takes over the Jakubek Archive


05.12.2018 - Attention exhibitors and organizers!


30.11.2018 - Leuchtturm Accessories Catalogues 2019 now available


26.11.2018 - Fresh from the press: MICHEL’s Luxembourg 2019


23.11.2018 - NAPOSTA 2020 (Rank 1) will be held in Haldensleben


21.11.2018 - KNBF: becomes a forerunner by amending its exhibition regulations


19.11.2018 - Just published: Kaleidoscope of Fiscal Philately


16.11.2018 - New: Volume 1 in MICHEL’S series MehrWissen (Gelblinge)


12.11.2018 - Newly published: Die Farben der Briefmarken


08.11.2018 - SIEGER Literature Prize 2018 for Walter Schiessl


07.11.2018 - National Exhibition 'Gouda 2019' (The Netherlands)


05.11.2018 - SIEGER Literature Prize 2017 for Wolfgang Jakubek


02.11.2018 - Internationale Briefmarken-Börse Sindelfingen: Portrait-Pluscard was a big hit!


31.10.2018 - IBRA 2021 presents its sponsor and advertising concept!


30.10.2018 - "Tomorrows Royal"


24.10.2018 - Franz-Karl Lindner now a member of Consilium Philatelicum (BDPh)


22.10.2018 - Barbara & Karlheinz Wittig: Philatelic dictionary in six languages


19.10.2018 - Liechtensteinische Post starts pilot My Mailbox


17.10.2018 - Günter Formery: An Encyclopedia of Philocartism


15.10.2018 - Edition d'Or (Volume 53): The Michael Mahler Collection


12.10.2018 - New BDPh website: concise, up-to-date and modern


10.10.2018 - Michel: specialized catalogues of Liechtenstein and Switzerland


08.10.2018 - Prestigious literature prizes awarded at the IBB Sindelfingen


05.10.2018 - Jury appointed for STOCKHOLMIA 2019!


03.10.2018 - Fitting opportunity to thank Michael Sefi


01.10.2018 - 36th International Stamp Fair Sindelfingen: free portrait stamp for every visitor!


28.09.2018 - 20 years Philatelic Library Wuppertal


26.09.2018 - OOST-PHILA becomes ROYAL / FILATELIEFEEST 2018 - RONSE


24.09.2018 - ANTWERPFILA – FNIP-FAIR 5-6 October 2018


21.09.2018 - OBP/COB: a new edition to be published on on 5 october 2018


19.09.2018 - AIJP lends NOTOS 2021 its patronage


17.09.2018 - Now available: MICHEL Southeastern Europe 2018 (‘EK 4’)


14.09.2018 - Hadersbeck auctions moves in at its new location in Berlin


12.09.2018 - Chris King honoured with the European Parliament Prize


10.09.2018 - AIJP Vice-President Vincent Schoubrechts awarded with the Paul de Smeth Prize


07.09.2018 - Latest version of Phila Butler available on the Internet - free of charge!


05.09.2018 - The Consilium called – and the Royals came!


03.09.2018 - A shower of glittering prizes for philatelic author Wolfgang Maassen


31.08.2018 - STOCKHOLMIA 2019 - Bulletin 2 has been released!


29.08.2018 - Changes in the Board of the IFSDA guard change in Prague


08.08.2018 - STOCKHOLMIA 2019 presents ads in Chinese


12.07.2018 - USPS to pay a penalty of $ 3.5 million


08.07.2018 - Second Green Star for PostNL's Parcel Division


02.07.2018 - UPU names Swiss Post the best in the world


30.06.2018 - Recently published: Letter Censorship in Switzerland (1939-1945)


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