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PRAGA 2018 Grand Prize Winners

31/08/2018

Grand Prix Winners of PRAGA 2018 Specialised World Stamp Exhibition, August 15 – 18, 2018 GRAND PRIX INTERNATIONAL There were four Grand Prix International candidates and the winner with the most votes, announced on stage by the Jury Secretary Mr Lars Engelbrecht, was Mr Joseph Hackmey (United Kingdom) for his exhibit “Classic Switzerland”. GRAND PRIX…

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Recipients of FIP Sponsorship Scheme 2018 & Call for Applications for 2019

31/08/2018

Recipients of FIP Sponsorship Scheme 2018 The two recipients of the FIP Sponsorship Scheme for Regional Exhibitions in 2018, approved by the FIP Board, were announced personally by FIP President Tay on 18 August, 2018, during the Palmares Night of PRAGA 2018 Specialized World Stamp Exhibition. The sponsorships went to the following two upcoming exhibitions,…

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Highlights of the 117th FIP Board Meeting in Jerusalem, June 1, 2018

18/06/2018

Highlights of the 117th FIP Board Meeting in Jerusalem, June 1, 2018 The FIP Board of directors f.l.: Dr Prakob Chirakiti, Mr Bernard Beston, Mr Aldo Samame y Samame, Mr Tay Peng Hian, Mr Bernard Jimenez, Mr Reinaldo Macedo, Mr Yigal Nathaniel 1. Apprentices ISRAEL 2018 All the board members unanimously approved the following jury…

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ISRAEL 2018 Grand Prizes

18/06/2018

Grand Prix Winners for ISRAEL 2018 World Stamp Championship May 27 – 31, 2018 WORLD STAMP CHAMPION 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…

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FIP Board Expresses Deepest Condolences to family of Mr Ross Wood

18/06/2018

Orbituary Ross Wood (1945 – 2018) The FIP Board would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr Ross Wood, who had passed away in late May, 2018, at the age of 73. Mr Wood was the current President of the FIP Aerophilately Commission and had been Australian Philatelic Federation…

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FIP Meeting in Sofia

12/04/2018

It has been a practice by the FIP Board to meet with the representatives of member federations when opportunities arise. Looking back at a few occasions – in April 2014, members of the Board met with the organising committee of WESTPEX 2014 in San Francisco. The FIP Board members also met the representatives of member…

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The FIP Jury Academy

12/04/2018

FIP Juror training first commenced with Singapore 2015. Again, it was trialed at FINLANDIA 2017 in Tampere. The sessions each lasted half a day and both were well attended, but not to the extent one would have expected. On my initiative, the FIP Board approved the creation of the “FIP Jury Academy”. A two-day “Train…

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FIP News Update Feb/2018: Meeting with the Australian Philatelic Federation Executives

28/02/2018

The FIP Board had always taken every opportunity available to meet and communicate with our continental and member federations during world stamp exhibitions under FIP Recognition or Patronage, as well as during Board meetings held in cities of member federations. FIP Board meeting with the APF Executives in Brisbane, 11 February 2018. Following the FIP…

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FIP Board expresses Deepest Condolences to the family and friends of Mr Hendrik Willem van der Vlist, Mr Klochko Vyacheslav and Mr Lim Sa bee

27/02/2018

Hendrik Willem van der Vlist 1936-2018  Hendrik in Singapore 2014 It is with great regret to learn of the demise of Mr Henrik Willem van der Vlist on February 12, 2018 in Holland. Henk was a dedicated philatelist, very active in the FIP Commission for the Fight Against Forgeries and was its Acting Chairman from…

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FIP News Update Feb/2018: Meeting with the Australian Philatelic Federation Executives

27/02/2018

FIP News Update 1.2018

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