IBRA 2023: Children paint “My World”

IBRA 2023: Children paint “My World”

The German Philatelic Youth, the Federal Association of Young Stamp Friends (DPhJ), is organising a painting competition as part of the World Stamp Exhibition IBRA 2023 (from 25 to 28 May at Messe Essen). The theme of the painting competition is “My World”. “We invite...

Meeting of the FIP Literature Commission during IBRA on 27 May 2023

Javaid Muhammad (UAE), President of the FIP Literature Commission, has recently confirmed with the IBRA 2023 Organising Director, Wolfgang Maassen, a date for an FIP Commission meeting on 27 May 2023 from 2.30pm-4pm. The meeting is open to anyone interested – be...

Swiss Philately

It was obvious to choose a framework theme adapted to the host country for the presentation of the current Yearbook of the European Academy of Philately (AEP) at the FIP World Exhibition HELVETIA in Lugano from 18-22 May 2022: Switzerland. Most of the 22 contributions...
IBRA 2023: The race is on …!

IBRA 2023: The race is on …!

If you take a look at the website of next year’s World Philatelic Exhibition in Essen, you will certainly notice that a lot is happening at the moment. The names of the study groups that will be present with a table stand from 25 to 28 May 2023 are already...
On Through French Fiscal Philately

On Through French Fiscal Philately

Werner Salzmann promised a sequel to his volume “Your identity card, please!” A survey of a special field of French fiscal philately, which deals exclusively with the special field of identity cards. Now the follow-up is available: two volumes with almost...
PHILA HISTORICA 1/2022 is now published!

PHILA HISTORICA 1/2022 is now published!

The first quarterly issue of this worldwide unique digital magazine for friends of literature and philatelic history is now available for free download on www.philahistorica.de. With a handling of about 360 pages, the publisher, Phil*Creativ Verlag in Schwalmtal, and...

Crawford Medal nominees

The Royal Philatelic Society London received more than thirty nominations for the Crawford Medal for books published during the years 2020 and 2021. The Society is pleased to announce the short list of eight from which the Crawford Medal Committee will select the 2022...
In memory of Frank Walton

In memory of Frank Walton

 Photo: Dane Garrod (Feb. 2022) On April 1, 2022, the renowned British philatelist Frank Walton died of the consequences of a stomach cancer that was apparently not recognized in time. Five weeks before, as president of the organizing committee of LONDON 2022, he had...