Postal History Seminar 6 September – Presentation


Watch the Seminar by Chris King here:

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Postal History Seminar 16 August


If you missed the above Seminar, you may watch it here:

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FIP Postal History Commission exhibiting seminars via zoom Aug – Oct 2020


The Postal History Commission will host five on-line seminars from August to October 2020 on: “The importance of……in postal history exhibiting” 1. Rarity & Condition (Henrik Mouritsen) Sunday 16 August, 2:00 PM Berlin time (SGT 8:00 PM) 2. Presentation (Chris King) Sunday 6 September, 1:00 PM London time (SGT 8:00…

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FIP Latin American Members’ Mi Oficina Online Conferences


The Latin American FIP members, with the help of Henry Marquez in San Francisco California, had organized the following Mi Oficina resources and welcomes all philatelists to participate – – Mi Oficina on Facebook – Mi Oficina on Whatsapp – Mi Oficina Zoom Conferences – Mi Oficina Philatelic Society on YouTube…

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Obituary – Major Richard K. Malott, CD, FRPSL, FRPSC, FCAS, OTB (1927-2020)


Many of you will have known Dick Malott Canada’s foremost Canadian aerophilatelist. He made his career in the Canadian Air Force and, upon retirement, worked for the Canadian War Museum where he was instrumental in collecting and documenting Canada’s Victoria Cross medals. Dick began collecting and researching Canadian air mails…

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Toronto Jury Academy 15-17 October, 2019


The Toronto Jury Academy had been successfully held from 15-17 October, 2019. This was the last training for 2019, until May 2020. The training was conducted by Trainers Charles Verge (Canada) and Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia). FIP would like to thank the Vincent Graves Greene Foundation for providing the Venue as…

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Buenos Aires 2019 – Exposición Internacional de Filatelia


The FIAF International Exhibition Buenos Aires 2019 – Exposición Internacional de Filatelia, held under the sponsorship of FIAF and FIP, is taking place from Aug 26 – Aug 31 at the Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires in Argentina. Mr Miguel Casielles (right), Mr Luis Claudio Fritzen (middle) and Mr Bernard…

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INDONESIA 2020 & 76th FIP Congress


The INDONESIA 2020 Specialised World Stamp Championship Exhibition will be held from 6-11 August , 2020, under the Patronage of FIP and Auspices of FIAP. The Agreement between FIP and the INDONESIA 2020 was signed on August 3, 2019 during the SINGPEX 2019 Exhibition. FIP President Bernard Beston, together with…

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CHINA 2019 Approved Apprentices & Cross-Accreditation Jurors


The following Jury Apprentices of CHINA 2019 were approved by the Board: An official letter shall be sent to each juror above on their successful qualification. Tono Dwi Putranto (Indonesia), who served successfully as Second Jury Secretary for CHINA 2019, shall be noted in the FIP jurylist as a qualified…

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CHINA 2019 Grand Prix Awards


The results for the Grand Prix Awards of the CHINA 2019 World Stamp Exhibition were announced as the grand finale at the Palmares night held on 17 June, 2019 at the InterContinental Wuhan hotel. As the only candidate for the Grand Prix National prize, Mr Ding Jinsong received the award…

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Wuhan FIP Jury Academy 7-9 June, 2019


The Wuhan FIP Jury Academy has been successfully held at the Wuhan International Expo Center from 7-9 June, 2019, before the Opening of CHINA 2019 World Stamp Exhibition on 11 June, 2019. The trainers who put in a lot of hard work were: Class 5 – Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia) and…

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IBRA 2021: BDPh has signed contract with FIP


On the occasion of the 29th International Stamp Fair in Essen on May 10th 2019 important steps have been taken towards IBRA 2021. The signing of the patronage contract with the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP) took place in attendance of guests and journalists specialized in philately after a visit…

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RPSL Celebrates its 150th Anniversary


The Royal Philatelic Society of London (RPSL) is celebrating this week its 150th Anniversary. On behalf of the FIP and its members, FIP President Bernard Beston congratulates the Society and its members for achieving such a marvellous milestone. The RPSL International Exhibition STOCKHOLMIA 2019 has been a World Class event…

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FIP Logo 2019 Guidelines


The FIP Board is pleased to announce that the 2019 Guidelines for the FIP logo can now be downloaded here. Should any member federation wish to obtain the logo in various format for your use, please write in to to request for the files and to explain the purpose…

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FIP Jury Academy Kamnik 25-27 March 2019


The FIP Jury Academy in Kamnik, Slovenia, held in conjunction with the SlOVENIJA 2019 exhibition under FIP sponsorship was successfully held from 25-27 March 2019. The training was attended by 13 FIP accredited jurors and the trainers were Peter McCann from USA and Charles Verge from Canada. More details can…

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FIP JURY ACADEMY 2019 In Slovenia
– a few seats left!


The ONLY training in Europe this year will be at: Kamnik, Slovenia Training dates: 25 – 27 March This training will be held just prior to SLOVENIJA 2019, of which FIP is one of the sponsors. There are only a few seats left for the training! FIP accredited jurors who…

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Grand Prix Winners of THAILAND 2018 General World Stamp Exhibition, November 28 – December 3, 2018


Congratulations to the following recipients of the Grand Prix awards during THAILAND 2018 Palmares night, held on December 2, 2018: Grand Prix d’Honneur – Peter Wittsten (Denmark), for his exhibit “Sweden 1855‐1872.The First Five Stamp Issues”. Grand Prix International – Tan Eng Chuan (Singapore), for his exhibit “Straits Settlements from…

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New FIP Board elected at the 75th FIP Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 2, 2018


Mr Bernard Beston (Australia) has been elected as the new FIP President, together with new Vice-Presidents for Asia Dr Prakob Chirakiti (Thailand) and new Director for Asia Mr Richard Tan Eng Chuan (Singapore), during the 75th FIP Congress held on December 2, 2018, in conjunction with THAILAND 2018 General World…

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Highlights of the 119th FIP Board of Directors Meeting in Presidente Suites, Santiago, Chile on October 11, 2018


FIP JURY ACADEMY A total of 34 trainees would be participating in the FIP Jury Academy in Bangkok in two classes of 17 each, from December 4-6, 2018, right after the THAILAND 2018 General World Stamp Exhibition. The trainers were Peter McCann (USA), Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia), Charles Verge (Canada) and…

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Highlights of the 118th FIP Board Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, on August 20, 2018


FINANCES For year 2018 from January to June, President Tay reported that FIP had a revenue of 217,000 CHF, excluding 44,900 CHF paper gain from investments. COMMISSIONS Due to the demise of Aerophilately Chairmen Mr Ross Wood in early 2018, the current secretary Mr Norman Banfield has been appointed by…

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