World Stamps

Tickets for 2015 London show

December 12, 2014 02:35 PM

The first day of the London 2015 Europhilex stamp show will be open only to people who have purchased tickets.

The show will take place May 13-16 at the Business Design Centre, Islington, in London.

The tickets for the show are £10 each and available on the website www.london2015.net and by mail from Deborah Gooch, London 2015 Europhilex, Greystones, Green Lane, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2BX, England.

Checks should be made payable to “SWE London 2015.”

For more information, e-mail Gooch at londonstamps2015@gmail.com.

According to the show organizers, London 2015 Europhilex will be the biggest philatelic event in Europe next year.

It will commemorate 175 years of postage stamps, 150 years of the Stanley Gibbons catalog and 125 years of international exhibitions in London. Great Britain issued the world’s first postage stamp, the Penny Black, May 6, 1840.