Category Archives: ECTP

2nd Congress of Thematic Philately in Quito

On a meeting of the present Bureau members of FIP Thematic Philately Commission in Essen it has been decided to give the Bureau’s recognition to the 2nd Congress of Thematic Philately in Quito (26th until 29th of September 2015). The … Continue reading

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Four in a row

At ECTP in Essen the 4 Chairman of the FIP Thematic Philately Commission were present at the show. Giancarlo Morolli (Italy) became Chairman in 1977 after the sudden death of Frans De Troyer (Belgium). In 2004 it was Damian Läge … Continue reading

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Seminar of thematic philately in Essen

As usual Essen and ECTP are the meeting point of thematic philatelists from all over Europe. This is also reflected in the seminar of thematic philately, also this time leaded by Damian Läge, this time also with judges from Australia, Brazil … Continue reading

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Almost all past ECTP champions present in Essen

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 … Continue reading

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TC Bureau members meeting in Essen

In between all the judging of ECTP and the thematic philately seminar 3 TC bureau members spent some time to meet each other to discuss the future of the Bureau. Koenraad Bracke (acting Chairman and judge on ECTP), Luiz Paulo … Continue reading

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9 classes and 9 champions in Essen

On the 7th European Championship of Thematic Philately in Essen almost 80 exhibits were shown in 8 different classes and one Champions’ Class. Here follows an overview of the winners of each class. 1. Arts and Culture (7 exhibits): Renaat … Continue reading

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Damian Läge Champion on ECTP in Essen

After organising many ECTP exhibitions Damian Läge now participated himself for the first time and with a big success. In this 7th European Championship of Thematic Philately he was the champion of the category “Animals and Plants” with the wonderfull … Continue reading

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FEPA Seminar thematic philately in Essen (Germany)

Every second year the ECTP (European Championship for Thematic Philately) is organized in Essen (Germany). The 2015 edition takes place 7-9 May 2015. With 79 exhibits in 8 different classes and a Champions’ Class a nice overview of European thematic … Continue reading

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