Damian Läge is now the 7th Champion of the European Championship of Thematic Philately.
– All of these Championships took place in Essen (except one in Paris).
– 5 of the 6 past winners of the Championship are international FIP judges, all judging now on the 7th ECTP (Jonas Hällström, Wolf Hess, Joachim Maas, Jari Majander and Alfred Schmidt).
– Only one of the 7 Champions is not a judge (Lutz König).
– 5 of the 7 Champions until now come from Germany and 2 from the Nordic countries, one from Finland and one from Sweden.