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Many seminars planned for May 13-16 London show

Mar 4, 2015, 5 AM

Visitors to London 2015 Europhilex show will be able to participate in a full program of seminars. This stamp exhibition will take place May 13-16 at the
Business Design Centre in London, England.

At the Royal Mail booth, there will be daily seminars on stamp production, stamp design, stamp printing and the British Postal Museum and Archive.
These seminars will begin at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively.

The European Federation of Philatelic Associations (FEPA) has organized four seminars about exhibiting to be conducted Wednesday and Thursday. These
seminars will examine ways of developing exhibits of postal history, traditional philately, open philately and thematic philately. They will be presented by
Jorgen Jorgensen, Richard Stock, Graham Winters and Bernard Jimenez, respectively.

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Two other seminars are scheduled for Thursday. Stanley Gibbons catalog editor Hugh Jefferies will discuss 150 years of the Gibbons catalog. Wolfgang
Maassen, president of the International Association of Philatelic Journalists, will talk about forgeries of philatelic literature.

On Friday, the Confederate Stamp Alliance will present four seminars, every half hour starting at 11 a.m. on "Civil War, The Prize Court," "The
Bryant/Stephens correspondence from Florida," "The Postmasters’ Provisionals of the Confederate States" and "The De La Rue Stamps of the Confederacy."

All the seminars are open to all (subject to room being available), with full details available at

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