Monthly Archives: May 2015

Music-Theatre-Dance in Greek and Cyprus philately

Pantelis Leoussis is not only the Greek delegate of Thematic Philately Commission, but also the president of the Hellenic Philatelic Federation and of the Panhellenic Association of Thematic and Youth Philately. He is an enthusiastic music collector with his thematic exhibit … Continue reading

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TAIPEI 2015 – the results

Next year we will have the international FIP exhibition in Taipei (October 2016, but at the end of April 2015 there was a FIAP (Asian) exhibition in Taipei. In total only 17 thematic philately exhibits were presented, as usual in … Continue reading

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New delegate in Sweden

The Board of the Swedish Philatelic Association (SFF) has now officially appointed Sten-Anders Smeds as the new delegate of the FIP Thematic Philately Commission. He was also present at the Seminar (not for the first time) in Essen this year. … Continue reading

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Calendar

A new page on the blog: the Calendar. You will find it above – right from the “Home” button. Just an easy to follow calendar with national and international exhibitions, especially with thematic philately exhibits, and also seminars, meetings and … Continue reading

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Sheet sizes – one example

On the national exhibition Phila-France in Mâcon I have checked all the thematic philately exhibits regarding sheet sizes. So more than half of the exhibitors still only use A4 pages. If they choose the larger pages, in France it is … Continue reading

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What a lovely thing a rose is…

One of the few exhibits on Phila-France in Mâcon on A3 format deals with “roses”: “Belle comme une rose!” of Jacques Rothenburg. He really uses the full space of the bigger pages, not dividing them in two parts as some other exhibitors do … Continue reading

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It is all about teeth

On the national exhibition Phila-France in Mâcon there was an interesting exhibit with “all about teeth”: Les dents dans leur environnement of Henri Aronis. He started exhibiting in the thematic philately class. And after a sideway in the open class last year on … Continue reading

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Results Phila-France in Mâcon

It was a tough competition with no less than 32 thematic philately exhibits in the national French exhibition Phila-France in Mâcon. 2 of the 12 gold medals went to thematic philately exhibits, but this time none was nominated for the … Continue reading

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Results of EXPHIMO in Mondorf-les-Bains

And here are all the results of the thematic exhibition EXPHIMO (only half of the exhibition, since many of the exhibits were out of competition).

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Phila-France 2015 – the best in class

Alea iacta est – the jury has given his verdict at Phila-France in Mâcon. The best in class is the exhibit about “Freemasonry” of Jean Luc Joing, now living in Pau, but originally coming from Dunkerque, a city at the … Continue reading

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