News

24.02.2014 - British Guiana 1 Cent: under the gavel once again


21.02.2014 - Bordeaux letter has gone astray


19.02.2014 - Swedish royal stamp wins the election


17.02.2014 - Is Jack White really Jack White?


14.02.2014 - In Memoriam Detlef Hilmer


12.02.2014 - ‘Only morons steal’


10.02.2014 - Unexpected growth for the AIJP in the year 2013


07.02.2014 - Columns Linn\'s Stamp News: new names


05.02.2014 - Janis Joplin (1943-1970) on American postage stamp


03.02.2014 - Köhler Index now supplemented by index cards of Müller-Mark


31.01.2014 - Dresdner Briefmarken-Auktion: change of power


27.01.2014 - USPS appoints Janet Klug as Chairwoman of the CSAC


24.01.2014 - First ‘European Convention for Collectors’ in Torremolinos (Spain)


22.01.2014 - Romanian Philately archive comes under the protection of the Romanian National Bank


20.01.2014 - Literature Catalogue of MonacoPhil: available postage free!
Many visitors and admirers of the exhibition of international literature rarities that could be seen in Monte Carlo showed their surprise and delight.


17.01.2014 - Postcard needed 44 years to return
(RH) The website Holland’s largest stamp magazine (‘Filatelie’, www.defilatelie.nl) shows a rather interesting postcard, thanks to reader Hans Steggink.


15.01.2014 - Schwanke Auction: gavel falls once again for rare philatelic literature
The sale of the contents of two philatelic libraries (and other material) guarantees that the 344th edition of the auction of the German firm of Schwanke will be of great interest.


13.01.2014 - Harald Rauhut Auction: specialised collections of Hanover and Prussia
Ten thousand lots with a total estimated value of more than 3 million Euros are on offer at Harald Rauhut’s 154th auction.


10.01.2014 - Armin Mueller-Stahl Exhibition: special hand stamp and other material
Armin Mueller-Stahl is primarily known as one of the few internationally renowned German actors of our time.


08.01.2014 - Latvia: now in the Euro zone
(RH) With entrance from 1 January 2014, Latvia has joined the Euro zone; the Euro is now the only legal tender.


06.01.2014 - What is the world’s most beautiful aviation stamp of the year 2012?
The German study group Luftfahrt eV has an invitation for all philatelists and all those interested in aviation.


03.01.2014 - In memoriam Kurt Link
On 16 December 2013 one of Germany's most famous philatelists, Kurt Link (88) from Gotha, closed his eyes forever .


01.01.2014 - A healthy 2014!
The Board of the AIJP wishes all members and their families a healthy, peaceful and successful 2014!


30.12.2013 - ‘philatelie’ on usb stick breaks the sound barrier!
The official magazine of the Federation of German Philatelists (BDPh) is a well-known publication called ‘philatelie’.


27.12.2013 - PHILA HISTORICA: now available in printed form!
In the year 2013, the introduction of a new, digital and free publication took place: PHILA HISTORICA.


23.12.2013 - 44th Edition of the MMB in Friedrichshafen (Germany)
The 44th edition of the MMB Fair in Friedrichshafen (Germany) will take place on Sunday 19 January 2014, from 9 until 17 h.


20.12.2013 - Bruno Crevato-Selvaggi: The New President of the AEP
On 7 December the General Assembly of the European Academy for Philately (AEP) has has chose a new President: Bruno Crevato-Selvaggi.


18.12.2013 - First time for of the CG Award in Monaco
All those who had thought that the Christoph Gärtner Award, a prize that was awarded for the first time on 6 December 2013 during MonacoPhila, would be ‘just another literature prize’ will have been surprised.


16.12.2013 - Stamp Fair and Bargain Sale in Geest (Germany)
On 29 December 2013 the stamp and coin collector’s club of Geest-Harsefeld (near Hamburg, Germany) will organize its second stamp fair, coupled with a bargain sale.


13.12.2013 - German Christmas Train will leave twice on December 24
Are you interested in a cover that has been transported by the special ‘Christmas Child Railway’?


01.12.2013 - ASCAT-Grand Prix awarded to Dr. Jacques Rogge in Monaco on 5th December 2013


11.11.2013 - Long term planning for the International Stamp Fair Munich
The organizers of the annual stamp fair in Munich (Germany) are planning ahead: terms for the International Stamp Fair in the years 2015 2016 and 2017 have been set.


06.11.2013 - Commemorate Han Vermeulen


05.11.2013 - Roland Meiners announces major auction


04.11.2013 - Sieger-price for philatelic literature 2013 for Dr. Andreas Birch and Hans-Henning Gerlach


09.10.2013 - World Stamp Show New York 2016 website is open !


08.10.2013 - Raid on coin dealer


07.10.2013 - SCHWANKE Auction 343 - 21-23 November 2013


06.10.2013 - 53. AIXPHILA-Auction on 29. and 30. November 2013


03.10.2013 - Alan Holyoake presents his\"Grand Prix collection\" \"The first stamps of the world\" in Berlin on 21 October 2013


02.10.2013 - LONDON 2015 TEAMS UP WITH THE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THEMATIC PHILATELY


01.10.2013 - New FEPA Board elected in Madrid!


23.09.2013 - 27th Autumn meeting of the Study group \"Ottoman Empire / Turkey\"
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22.09.2013 - UNPA / Special personalized sheet for the Stamp Fair at Sindelfingen


21.09.2013 - „Alben und mehr“ supports youth activities


20.09.2013 - „Soester Gespräche“ were very successful


14.09.2013 - World’s Largest Stamp Gallery Opens Sept. 22, 2013


13.09.2013 - From IPHLA 2012 to the ISS!


12.09.2013 - Dr. Albert Louis Archive of “The Netherlands\" to Amstelveen (NL)


03.09.2013 - International Fair of Stamps and Coins Fair - Antwerp - September 28-29, 2013 shows 4 ‘Inverted Dendermonde’


19.08.2013 - Baden - Handbuch, volume II presented in Mulheim


18.08.2013 - MICHEL insists on his copyright for his catalogue numbers!


04.08.2013 - Hunziker Medal 2013 awarded to Robert P. Odenweller
The Hunziker Medal 2013 was awarded by the A.I.E.P. to Robert P. Odenweller RDP, ...


10.07.2013 - CORINPHILA presents Alemany’s Dom Pedro-Brazil collection on September 2013 Auction
Birgit and Karl Louis, co-owner of the "Global philatelic network" by Heinrich Köhler/Corinphila met the son of Luis Alemany Indarte, Ignacio Alemany in Denia/Spain.


27.05.2013 - Hans SCHWARZ and René HILLESUM elected for Academy of Philately (AEP)
AIJP-treasurer Hans SCHWARZ and new-elected AIJP-director René HIILLESUM elected members of the European Academy of Philately


17.05.2013 - LONDON 2015 EUROPHILEX: Competition Rules Now Available
The international stamp show LONDON 2015 EUROPHILEX is pleased to advise that the rules for competitive exhibits are now available at www.london2015.net


13.05.2013 - Berliner Sammler-Verband under a new name
The ‘Berliner Sammler-Verband’(‘Association of Berlin Philatelic Societies’) has changed its name on 20 April 2013.


10.05.2013 - Dr. Albert Louis dies aged 88
Only a few weeks ago, Dr. Albert Louis was honoured in the German town of Wiesbaden, where he received the SAVO Plaquette.


08.05.2013 - AIJP remains on the right track!
On 4 May 2013 members of the AIJP, the World Association for Philatelic Journalists and Authors, attended at this year's annual congress in Essen (Germany).


06.05.2013 - Åland Post to enter the stamp traders market
At first glance it seems not that spectacular: ‘Åland Post to enter stamp traders market’.


03.05.2013 - German magazine ‘philatelie’: Index 2012 published
The German magazine ‘philatelie’ is one of those publications that you will often find in bound form, each volume covering a year.


01.05.2013 - A historic postcard for Ernesto Marini
The wonderful hobby that we call philately not all too often tastes the pleasure of being honoured on stamps or other postal material.


24.04.2013 - ROSSICA 2013 in Moscow (27.–29. September, 2013)
One hundred years ago, Russia issued its first commemorative postage stamps.


22.04.2013 - Five distinguished philatelists to sign the ‘Roll’ in June
The "Roll of Distinguished Philatelists' (RDP) was founded in 1921 by the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain and was launched with the approval of His Majesty King George V, the first signatory.


19.04.2013 - 100th Edition of MICHEL’s Germany Catalogue includes special issue
To mark the anniversary of the 100th Edition of MICHEL’s Germany catalogue the publisher will include a separate appendix dealing with the topic "fraud prevention".


17.04.2013 - SAVO Plaque for Dr. Albert Louis, Netherlands specialist
On 23 March 2013 Dr. Albert Louis was surprised twice.


15.04.2013 - Round 3 for the Rauhut Award!
For the third year in succession, philatelic study groups in Germany may apply for the Rauhut Award.


12.04.2013 - Dutch leading magazine ‘Filatelie’: a new Editor
‘Filatelie’, the leading Dutch philatelic magazine, has appointed a new Editor; his name is René Hillesum.


10.04.2013 - AIJP to organise a symposium during Brasiliana 2013
The World Association for Philatelic Journalists and Authors (AIJP) is in the process of organising a symposium during the upcoming philatelic exhibition ‘Brasiliana 2013’.


08.04.2013 - PHILA HISTORICA takes its first hurdle!
The Editor of PHILA HISTORICA, a new and free digital magazine, would have been very happy with 500 readers.


05.04.2013 - Multilateral Exhibition 2014: Bulletin 1 and web site are ready
The so-called Multilateral Exhibition of 2014 will take place in the Ohrelandhalle of the German City of Haldensleben.


03.04.2013 - German magazine ‘philatelie’: Index 2012 published
The German magazine ‘philatelie’ is one of those publications that you will often find in bound form, each volume covering a year.


01.04.2013 - Famous cartoonist Uli Stein signs autographs!
Germany's most famous and most successful cartoonist, Uli Stein, will be present at the International Stamp Fair in Essen!


29.03.2013 - Pope Benedict: farewell greetings
On 28 February 2013, on the last day of his reign in the Vatican, the German-born Pope Benedict, took his live with an appropriate farewell in the form of an official ‘last day cover’.


27.03.2013 - Survey to find 2011’s most beautiful stamp on aviation
The German study group ‘Motiv-Arbeitsgemeinschaft Luftfahrt’ invites everybody to participate in a survey to find the most beautiful aviation stamp of 2011.


25.03.2013 - In memoriam Amedeo Missaglia
Those philatelists and collectors who are wont to travel across their country borders will certainly recognize Amedeo Missaglia as a household name.


22.03.2013 - Dieter Hartig awarded with the FEPA Medal 2012
The President of the Federation of German Philatelists (BDPh), Dieter Hartig, has been awarded with the FEPA Medal for ‘exceptional contributions to the world of the organized philately’.


20.03.2013 - AIJP invites members and guests to its annual conference
On Saturday 4 May 2013 members and guests of the AIJP (the World Association for Philatelic Authors and Journalists) will gather in Germany.


18.03.2013 - A soothing shower of books
Hundreds of books worth many thousands of dollars have been offered recently – free of charge - to the important German philatelic libraries.


15.03.2013 - Critical reviews IPHLA 2012 deserve a response
After the conclusion of the international literature exhibition IPHLA 2012, a number of German exhibitors and officials voiced some critic.


13.03.2013 - Experts galore during Stamp Fair Essen (Germany)
Collectors should mark 2, 3 and 4 May 2013 on their calendars.


11.03.2013 - South Korea: once again time for a presidential stamp
Every five years, on 25 February, the postal administration of South Korea issues a special ‘presedential’ stamp.


08.03.2013 - Deadline for Brasiliana 2013 has been extended!
The German commissioner for Brasiliana 2013, Wolfgang Maassen, has already received more than sixty applications.


06.03.2013 - Showing One\'s Teeth in Sindelfingen (Germany)
The area for young collectors that can be found at every edition of the International Stamp Fair in Sindelfingen (Germany) certainly is something very special.


04.03.2013 - The German ‘Posthorn’ Issue of 1951/52
Twelve years ago a book was published bearing the title ‘Die Posthornserie 1951/52’.


01.03.2013 - PHILA HISTORICA unveils its contents
For several weeks now, a comprehensive description of the contents of a new digital medium, ‘Zeitschrift für Philateliegeschichte und Literatur’ is available.


27.02.2013 - Philatelic “Nobel Prizes” 2011-2013 awarded in Berlin
In 1909 the renowned philatelist Marcellus Purneil Castle described the Lindenberg Medal – instituted only three years earlier – as “The Nobel Prize of Philately”.


25.02.2013 - MONACOPHIL 2013: one week later
The MONACOPHIL edition of this year will not be held from 29 November until 1 December, but from 5 until 7 December.


22.02.2013 - AIJP to support Multilateral Event in Haldensleben (Germany)
It’s a well-known philatelic phenomenon: the so-called Multilateral Exhibition.


20.02.2013 - AIJP grants its patronage to EUROPHILEX 2015 (London)
EUROPHILEX 2015, a FEPA exhibition that will be held in London, has acquired the patronage of the AIJP, the world association for philatelic authors and journalists.


18.02.2013 - A donation of $ 500 000 for the new ‘Bill Gross Stamp Gallery’
In September 2013, the National Postal Museum (part of the famous Smithonsonian) will inaugurate its new ‘William H. Gross Stamp Gallery’.


15.02.2013 - AIJP lends its patronage to the International Stamp Fair in Sindelfingen
The well-known yearly philatelic event in Sindelfingen (Germany) has received the patronage of the AIJP.


13.02.2013 - A new edition of MICHEL’s Gulf States Catalogue
In 2005, the first edition of MICHEL’s so-called Gulf States catalogue (in English) was published.


11.02.2013 - AIJP to occupy a LONDON 2015 booth
The AIJP, the World Association of Philatelic Journalists, will be present at EUROPHILEX (London, May 2015) with its own booth.


08.02.2013 - An interesting experiment in Munich
There are still the usual sceptics that paint the definitive downfall of the stamp exhibition world as a nightmare scenario, but their view has long since become outdated.


06.02.2013 - Large collectors fair in Ettelbrück (Luxembourg)
The new Däich Hall in the Luxembourg town Ettelbrück is the place where, on 10 March, a large collectors fair will be held.


04.02.2013 - Online Philatelic Exhibition ‘Private Mail’
It’s still some time away, but the German ‘Freundenkreis’ (circle of friends) of Private Mail (PIN) will organise a digital exhibition in the fall of 2014.


01.02.2013 - Schaubek: a change in management
For a period of seven years, Stefan Lutter has been managing director of the Schaubek firm in Großlehna (Germany).


30.01.2013 - Drugstore chain ‘dm’ gives its loyal customers a treat
With the new year yet to begin, the German chain of drugstores ‘dm’ has sent a nice little gift to its loyal customers.


28.01.2013 - Exhibition ‘HAP Grieshaber’ in Nürtingen (G.): a philatelic touch
In the Kreuzkirche on Nürtingen’s Schillerplatz (G.) about 120 objects of the German artist and woodcutter HAP Grieshaber (1909-1981) are on display.


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