NEW REPORTS Dr. Andreas Birken: Hyderabad

NEW REPORTS Dr. Andreas Birken: Hyderabad

(pcp-wm) This study by the author, who died a few weeks ago, was recently published as Research Report 7 of the Research Association for India and South Asia in the BDPh e. V. After Research Report No. 6 (“The Postage Stamps of Bhopal 1872-1908”), Birkens...
Loss of an expertise shipment

Loss of an expertise shipment

(pcp-wm) As reported by a German auction house, some valuable pieces have been lost in the mail on their way to the examiner. Since it cannot be ruled out that the theft is involved, eligible circles are asked for attention and support. It concerns 13 pieces from the...
AEP Congress in Monaco 30 November 2019

AEP Congress in Monaco 30 November 2019

At the annual congress of the European Academy of Philately (AEP) during MonacoPhil on 30 November 2019, President Jean Voruz (Switzerland) presented his annual report.

Princely Award for German Philatelic Historian W. Maassen

Princely Award for German Philatelic Historian W. Maassen

During the Monacophil Gala Dinner, attended by Prince Albert II and Princess Caroline of Monaco, two renowned philatelists were awarded by Princess Caroline and Prince Albert with II the Albert II Medal. The first went to Michael Sefi LVO from Great Britain, the...
AIJP Executive Board supports IBRA 2021 in Essen as congress venue

AIJP Executive Board supports IBRA 2021 in Essen as congress venue

(pcp-wm) At the end of November 2019, the AIJP Board unanimously decided to propose IBRA 2021 as the venue for its 2021 Congress at the upcoming London Congress in May 2020. The choice was either Essen or NOTOS 2021 in Athens, both events and venues that would be very...
Ari Muhonen from Finland becomes new AIJP Director

Ari Muhonen from Finland becomes new AIJP Director

(pcp-wm) On November 28, 2019, the Board of Directors of AIJP, the World Association of Philatelic Authors and Journalists, unanimously approved the appointment of Ari Muhonen to the Board. The directorship had been vacant for...