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THAILAND 2023 Approved Apprentices, Cross-Accreditation Jurors and Apprentice Team Leaders

06/12/2023

During the 167th FIP Board meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on 2 December 2023, the following were approved by the Board members: THAILAND 2023 Apprentice Jurors Bruce CHADDERTON Australia Open Philately Philip LEVINE Australia Postal Stationery Shih-Cheng HSIAO Chinese Taipei Thematic Rajesh K BAGRI India Thematic Knut HEISTER Venezuela Traditional Cross Accreditation Jurors Darryl FULLER Australia…

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THAILAND 2023 Grand Prix Awards

01/12/2023

The THAILAND 2023 FIP Specialised World Stamp Championship Exhibition Palmares night was held successfully held by the Philatelic Association of Thailand under the Patronage of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on the evening of 1 December 2023 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel in Bangkok. It was attended by close to 400 guests from all…

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FIP Qualifying Seminars in TAIPEI 2023 FIP Recognition Exhibition

06/07/2023

One of the key criteria to be approved by the FIP Board for FIP Jury apprenticeship is to have fulfilled the necessary FIP Qualifying Seminar in the Class that the applicant is applying for. In the upcoming TAIPEI 2023 39th Asian International Stamp Exhibition under FIP Recognition to be held in Taipei from 11 –…

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IBRA 2023 Approved Apprentices, Cross-Accreditation Jurors and Apprentice Team Leaders

07/06/2023

During the 160th FIP Board meeting in Essen, Germany on 28 May 2023, the following were approved by the Board members: IBRA 2023 Apprentice Jurors Surname Name Country Class Approved DEDIVITIS Rogério Brazil Thematic MOURITSEN Iva Germany Open Philately HOEPFNER Thomas Germany Postal History ACUNA CASTILLO Rafael Spain Thematic TUNACI Atadan Turkey Postal History  …

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THAILAND 2023 Specialised World Stamp Championship Exhibition 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2023

04/06/2023

The FIP flag was handed over from IBRA 2023 to the THAILAND 2023 Organising Committee on 27 May 2023 in Essen, Germany. The upcoming FIP Patronage Specialised World Stamp Championship Exhibition will be held at the Grand Postal Building in Bangkok, Thailand from 27 November to 2 December 2023. It is hosted by the Philatelic…

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IBRA 2023 Grand Prix Awards

28/05/2023

The IBRA 2023 FIP General World Stamp Exhibition had been successfully held by Bund Deutscher Philatelisten e. V. from 25 to 28 May 2023 in Halls 7 and 8 of Messe Essen. A total of more than 3600 frames were judged and there were 809 exhibits for this exhibition, the largest scale FIP exhibition that…

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FIP Qualifying Seminars in IBRA 2023

13/04/2023

One of the key criteria to be approved by the FIP Board for FIP Jury apprenticeship is to have fulfilled the necessary FIP Qualifying Seminar in the Class that the applicant is applying for. In the upcoming IBRA 2023 FIP General World Stamp Exhibition to be held in Essen from 25-28 May 2023. Four FIP…

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Philatelic Federation of South Africa Calling for The World’s Best Stamps

23/02/2023

The World’s Best Stamps Competition administered by the Management Committee of the Philatelic Federation of South Africa is now on! The competition is open to Post Offices or Postal Administrations of Member Countries of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and other recognised stamp issuing authorities responsible for the Issuance of Postage Stamps. Click here for…

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Obituary – Peter Fischer and Dr. Wolf Hess

28/12/2022

Peter Fischer (Berlin), from 1970 until its dissolution in 1990 chairman of the philatelists’ association in the GDR’s cultural association, died shortly after his 85th birthday on June 4th 2022. The trained journalist had been a collector since 1947. Most recently, he was also an international juror and an expert on philatelic literature and was…

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The World is looking forward to IBRA 2023

24/11/2022

2022 has been a spectacular year with five FIP Specialised World Stamp Exhibitions. In 2023, finally we will have IBRA 2023, a FIP General World Stamp Exhibition with all the Classes, and we expect philatelists from all over the world to be present in Essen from 25-28 May 2023. To be updated on the latest…

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