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:...
CPh members congratulated their outgoing chairman

CPh members congratulated their outgoing chairman

(pcp) For eight years Wolfgang Maassen RDP FRPSL headed the German charter ‘Consilium Philatelicum’ and for almost 20 years he organised more than 60 events worth seeing and experiencing for the aforementioned committee of the BDPh. At the turn of the year 2018/19 he...
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...
AIJP awards patronage to OSTROPA 2020

AIJP awards patronage to OSTROPA 2020

(aijp) From June 25-28, 2020, the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin will once again host an International ‘Rank 1’ stamp exhibition. Under the traditional name OSTROPA, collectors from Germany as well as philatelists from various Eastern European...
Literature Exhibition in the Republic of Moldova

Literature Exhibition in the Republic of Moldova

The Association of Philatelists in Chisinau, capital of the Republic of Moldova, invites you to a literature exhibition that will take place from 3 until 20 September 2019. The aforementioned association has been a member of FEPA since last year and also represents...
Stamp commemorates first visit of Pope Francis to North Macedonia

Stamp commemorates first visit of Pope Francis to North Macedonia

(Hysen S. Dizdari AIJP) The postal administration of North Macedonia has issued a postage stamp that commemorates the first visit of Pope Francis to North Macedonia. The stamp was issued op 7 May, inscribed with the text ‘The First Visit of Pope Francis to North...
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...
Specimen box of new Dutch personal stamps auctioned for charity

Specimen box of new Dutch personal stamps auctioned for charity

For the Dutch National Exhibition ‘Gouda 2019’ (17-20 April) Dutch post (PostNL) has produced special coil boxes with personalised stamps. The stamps will be supplied free of charge, along with the exhibition catalogue. Because a first edition of the stamp this was...
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...