Chancellor Angela Merkel patronizes IBRA 2021

Chancellor Angela Merkel patronizes IBRA 2021

(BDPh / Berlin/Essen). Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) patronizes the International World Stamp Exhibition (IBRA) 2021 in Essen. Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (Photo: Federal Government/Steffen Kugler) The Chancellor’s Office has now informed the Bund...

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. Application forms and exhibition conditions can be downloaded from the exhibition website (see:...
Monaco issues special stamp for this year’s MonacoPhil

Monaco issues special stamp for this year’s MonacoPhil

(wm) Another MonacoPhil exhibition will be held in Monte-Carlo (Monaco) from 28 to 30 November. As before, this will take place at three directly adjacent locations. As always, the stamp fair will take place in the ‘Espace Léo Ferre’ and will present numerous...
Info Bulletin #1 for NAPOSTA 2020 now available!

Info Bulletin #1 for NAPOSTA 2020 now available!

(wm) The last major National Stamp Exhibition of the German BDPh, known for decades as NAPOSTA, took place in 2009, together with IBRA 2009 in Essen. This time an edition of NAPOSTA will precede the International Stamp Exhibition (IBRA) announced for 2021 by one year....
Former Presidents of the RPSL exhibited in London!

Former Presidents of the RPSL exhibited in London!

(wm) It is quite unusual for an association to celebrate its 150th anniversary in the way the Royal Philatelic Society in London did on its founding day, 10 April 1869. The ‘Royal’ did this by inviting its former Presidents to show their own philatelic activities to...
English Shanahan book sold out one week after publication!

English Shanahan book sold out one week after publication!

(wm) Last month a new book of the German philatelic historian Wolfgang Maassen (title: “Dr. Paul Singer & the History of Shanahan Auctions”) was presented. Only a few days later the American antiquarian Leonhard Hartman reported the publication...
MICHEL-catalogues no longer sold in cling film

MICHEL-catalogues no longer sold in cling film

(wm) For many years, the well-known MICHEL catalogues have been sold wrapped in plastic foil. This has been changed lately, to be exact on 28 February 2019. The publisher of the catalogues, Schwaneberger Verlag in Germany, has committed himself to be as...
MICHEL postpones publication dates of its Europa catalogues

MICHEL postpones publication dates of its Europa catalogues

(wm) The publisher of the renowned MICHEL catalogues, Schwaneberger Verlag in Germany, has begun with a major task: the conversion of its database. Unfortunately – says MICHEL – this may lead to “unforeseen delays” announced. These delays could also...
AeroBerlin 2019 offers an impressive programme

AeroBerlin 2019 offers an impressive programme

(wm) On 26, 27 and 28 April 2019 an exhibition in Rank 2 (Class 2) will be held. The event, titled “AeroBerlin 2019”, can be seen in the Russian House of Science and Culture in the German capital. There are several anniversaries that will be commemorated:...
Germany: ATM pilot trial resumed!

Germany: ATM pilot trial resumed!

(wm) A pilot test with new automatic stamp vending machines (ATM’s) that German Post started on 21 December 2018 has been temporary halted. It concerns the cooperation between Deutsche Post and Postbank at five branch locations in Bonn and Cologne. The test was...