Category Archives: Austria

Multilateral stamp exhibition in Luxembourg

The 7 countries of the ‘Multilaterale‘ were from 8 to 10 November invited to Luxembourg. The 99 participants in this European competition of the German (?) speaking countries were divided in 68 adults, 10 youth and 21 literature exhibits. Together … Continue reading

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In Austria (Wiener Neustadt) took place the national exhibition ÖVEBRIA (Österreichischer Verband Briefmarkenausstellung) (18 to 20 October). Postal history (13 exhibits) and thematic philately (12 exhibits) seem to be very popular in Austria. They compose more than half of the … Continue reading

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150 years ago…

On 1st of October 1869 in post offices of Austria-Hungary the first postal card was born: the ‘Correspondenz-Karte’ – today 150 years ago. Other countries followed soon this example: – 1870: Finland, United Kingdom – 1871: Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, … Continue reading

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“phila”- Toscana 2019

The very active Austrian stamp club BMSV-Gmunden (Austria) organised from 23 to 25 August the exhibition “phila”-Toscana 2019. This was a regional exhibition (category 2 and 3), also with the 1st round of the Austria Cup and a special exhibition … Continue reading

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At the end of August philatelists of Austria and neighbor countries see each other again in Gmunden (Austria). Last year (29-31/8/2014) the very active stamp club BMSV Gmunden organised a category 2 and 3 exhibition. Gmunden 2015 will show the … Continue reading

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Only 2 thematic philately exhibits in CANAKKALE 2015

Amongst the more than 70 exhibits of CANAKKALE 2015 only 2 thematic philately exhibits: one from Austria and one from Hungary. The one from Austria is from Peter Riedl, the former Austrian delegate in the FIP Thematic Philately Commission. His … Continue reading

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