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.  It offers insights into the history of philately, which can hardly be found elsewhere in such detail and...

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. Readers of the Dutch periodical...
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:...
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...