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TC meeting in Taipei

Today the new Bureau of the FIP Thematic Philately Commission has been elected: – Chairman: Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia) – Secretary: Tono Dwi Putranto (Indonesia) – FIAF member: Corres Orlando Eloy (Argentina) – FIAP member: Kim Chang Han (Rep. Of Korea) The … Continue reading

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Dante Alighieri

In memory of the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) also philatelic events were organised. The Circolo Filatelico e Numismatico “Dante Alighieri” (Ravenna, Italy) and the CIFT (Italian Association of Thematic Philately) edited a catalogue of all … Continue reading

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CIFT news from Italy

As president of the CIFT (Centro Italiano Filatelia Tematica) Luciano Calenda brought a new flow in the Italian thematic association. This new boost given to Italian thematic philately was mostly seen in the very colored new magazine Notiziario tematico (in Italian) in … Continue reading

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Filamania and national exhibition in the Netherlands

One of the most popular stamp events for thematic philatelists in the Netherlands is the “Brievenbeurs” in Gouda (with Filamania and Goldacarta). This takes place every year in the days before Eastern. This year the event will be on Friday … Continue reading

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Jury seminar in Germany

In the weekend of 13th and 14th of February the BDPh (German Federation of Philately) organised a jury seminar for the classes thematic philately, postal history and traditional philately. Not only a theoretical seminar with lectures, but also very practical … Continue reading

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New web portal of philately

The AICPM (Associazione Italiana Collezionisti Posta Militare e Storia Postale or the Italian Association of Collectors of Military Post and Postal History) started a new web portal of philately. The Stamp on the Web portal  is not only about the Federations, the … Continue reading

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It is all about teeth

Originally posted on FIP Commission Thematic Philately:
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…

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Philatelic Summit Papers

Almost two years ago was conducted the 3rd International Philatelic Summit in Malmö (25-27 April 2014), organised by Jonas Hällström, past president of the FIP Thematic Philately Commission. In conjunction with this seminar Postiljonen publishes a series of seminar papers, … Continue reading

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The Mulready Postal Stationery

Everybody wants at least one Mulready in his thematic philately exhibit. The famous design of the first prepaid postal stationery fits in many thematic exhibits. Even if not at first sight, some clever exhibitors try to find a way how … Continue reading

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EXPHIMO 2016

The Whitsunday weekend is traditionally the place to be for thematic philatelists in Luxembourg and neighbouring countries or even further. The EXPHIMO 2016 exhibition of this year (14-16 May 2016) is dedicated to thematic exhibits of arts and culture. It … Continue reading

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