Two of three Grand Prix at Australia 2013 were Traditional Philately

At the FIP exhibition in Melbourne, Australia 2013 two of the three Grand Prix were Traditional Philately exhibits.

In the Class of Honour Koichi Sato (Japan) won the Grand Prix D'Honnour for his exhibit "Tasmania: Imperforated Stamps from Courier to Chalon Head". At the left Mr. Sato receiving his fine award.

Koichi Sato GP D'Honour

In the Competition Class the Grand Prix International was won by Emil Buhrmann (South Africa) for his exhibit "Cape of Good Hope - The Hope Rectangular Desing during the Victorian Period". The exhibit is shown under the tab "Exhibiting" on this home-page. Please click here to see the exhibit. On the Photo Jonas Hällström - Sweden (left) is giving the award to Emil Buhrmann (Right)

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In the National Class the winner was a Postal History Class Exhibit. Here did Stephen Browne (Australia) win the Grand Prix National for his exhibit "The Postal History of New South Wales 1801 - 1849"

All in all seven of the ten nominated for Grand Prix was Traditional Exhibits.

© Lars Peter Svendsen 2012-17