ISRAEL 2018 Grand Prizes

Grand Prix Winners for ISRAEL 2018 World Stamp Championship May 27 – 31, 2018


There were 5 candidates for the World Stamp Champion (WSC) in this exhibition and the winner with the majority of jury votes was Mr Andreadis, Stavros (Greece), for his exhibit “Kassandra Collection – Greece Large Hermes Heads”.

The two Runner-ups went to Mr Luis Alemany (Spain) for his exhibit “Spain: Postal History Before U.P.U; Rates during Isabel ll Reign. 1850-1865” and to Mr Alfredo Frohlich (Colombia), for his exhibit “United States of Colombia 1868 -1881”:


There were four Grand Prix International candidates and the winner was Mr Kurt Kimmel (Switzerland) for his exhibit “Venezuela – The Classic Issues 1859-1879”.

Grand Prix International prize “King of Jerusalem Seal”. Photo right: shows Mr Kurt Kimmel (right) who received his FIP Medal for Service from President Tay (left) during the 74th FIP Congress.


The Grand Prix National prize was awarded to the only candidate Ms Shaula Alexander (Israel) for her exhibit “Turkish Post in the Holy Land 1841-1918 Routes, Rates & Postmarks”.

Grand Prix National prize “Silver Decorated Ceramic Flask” received by Mrs. Shaula Alexander (middle) from Dr. Eddie Liebu (left) and Mr. Zvi Aloni (right) © Israel Philatelic Federation

A total of 26 Large Gold medals and 44 Gold medals were awarded in this exhibition. Congratulations to all the exhibitors!

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