20 December 2015

Club News

New Pictorial Cancellations from  Geremany

On 2nd January  2016  a new pictorial postmark will be issued  in 10117 Berlin. The postmark is featuring   Alpine snowbell ( Soldanella montana).

On 2nd  January  2016  a new pictorial postmark will be issued  in 53113 Bonn. The postmark features a Eurasian Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).

Interested philatelists may please contact Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Collector
Group ArGe Zoologie. Mail: Wolfgang.beyer1@aol.de. Postage rates: 0,90 Euro AIRMAIL and 3,40 Euro Registered AIRMAL.

3rd CG International Philatelic Promotion Award.

Winners 2015

Overall prize: Collectors Club of Chicago
Special prize digital: American Philatelic Research Library
Special prize youthPROMOTION: Junge Briefmarkenfreunde Simeon-Hamm

The CG international philatelic promotion award, sponsored by German auctioneer Christoph Gärtner, encourages philatelic studies and the preservation of philatelic knowledge via published articles, including printed and digital media. Each year the award is given to the best submission by a study group, society, club, association or publisher of a philatelic magazine or newsletter.
3rd CG International Philatelic Promotion Award Ceremony was held on 3rd December 2015 on the occasion of the Monacophil 2015 stamp show and exhibition in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The CG award was first given in 2013, making this the third annual ceremony. The jury considered 65 submissions (52 in overall category, 11 in digital only category and 2 in Youth category) from 19 countries: Switzerland, Austria, Great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Israel, the United States, Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Africa, and Germany. This year’s jury members were Rainer von Scharpen, secretary general of the AIJP (the International Association of Philatelic Journalists); Damian Laege, former chairman of the International Federation of Philately thematics committee; Patrick Maselis, president of the Club of Monte-Carlo and president of the Belgian Academy of Philately; and Richard Johnson, president of the International Federation of Stamp Dealers Associations. First three rankers in overall category were awarded a trophy, certificate and cash prize.
- The Collectors Club of Chicago was awarded first place with €2,000 cash prize money (Score 83.83) for the best performance - Print, digital media and promotion of youth philately.
- The Bund Deutscher Philatelisten of Germany was awarded second place, with €1,000 cash prize money (Score 82.5).
- American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors was awarded third place with €800 cash prize money (Score 82.33).
Fourth to tenth rankers were awarded €700, €600, €500, €400, €300, €200 and €100 cash prize money and a certificate.
The American Philatelic Research Library was awarded a special award for the best “Multimedia Performance, Websites and Internet Presentation” with €1,000 cash prize money, a trophy and a certificate (Score 68.66).
Germany’s Junge Briefmarkenfreunde Simeon-Hamm was awarded the special award for the best “Youth Work” with €750, a trophy and a certificate.
From India there were four participants.
In worldwide overall category Baroda Philatelic Society ranked 35th position with the score of 59.5 in for its publication ‘Vadophil’ and Indian Thematic Society ranked 40th position with the score of 56.5 in for its publication ‘ITS News’.
In worldwide digital category Indian Philatelists’ Forum ranked 59th position with the score of 18 for its websitewww.indianphilately.net and ‘Indian Philately Digest’ digital newsletter and Rainbow Stamp News ranked 63rd position with the score of 16.25.

Jainism Philately Group National Meet at Udaipur 

Jainism Philately Group (JPG)  is an organisation of collectors of Jainism and allied themes like Vegetarianism, Non Violence,  Peace etc. It has about three hundred members all around India as well as USA,  Canada and Germany.

After the grand success of last year's JPG Khajuraho Meet, this year National Meet is organised at Udaipur on 19th & 20th December 2015 at Udaipur. 
Philatelic Exhibition, workshop, lectures, exchange, excursion etc. are main attractions of this event.

JPG National Chairman Mr. Sudhir Jain will preside the Meet.India Post has given permission for release of Booklet and Mystamp on this occasion. 

- Sudhir Jain

Note - Due to software problem the Post is not published uniformly. The inconvenience caused to the readers is highly regretted. 

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