Tuesday
Feb172015

2015 APS AmeriStamp Show

This year's American Philatelic Society's winter show, AmeriStamp Expo, was help on Feb 13-15 in Riverside California. This show is mainly dedicated to single frame exhibits. I am happy to announce IPSC had a great showing:
I am specially thrilled to have received the Grand at this show, since this is one of the two biggest shows in the United States and has the largest number of single frames of any show.I have uploaded the exhibit on IPSC website (please click on the exhibit title above).
Monday
Dec292014

BULLETIN 195

November 2014 Bulletin 195 is now available for download in the member's only section. The bulletin's content is as follows:

 

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Content

4161

Next Meetings

4161

Minutes of the Meeting held on the 18 October 2014

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Cover from Swedish Gendarmerie General in Persia, by Bjorn Sohrne

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Congratulations

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Post Office Postal Stationery Wrappers of Persia, by Dr. John K. Courtis FRPSL

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A Postcard from Tiflis sent by A.F. Stahl (1881), by Howard Weinert

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A Postcard from Tiflis sent by A.F. Stahl (1880), by Behruz Nassre                                                                        

 

Sunday
Nov162014

2014 Filatelic Fiesta and ASDA Stamp Show

On Nov 14-16, one of the biggest stamps shows in West Coast US, Filatelic Fiesta, was help in San Jose. IPSC members had a very strong showing. it is interesting to note that the judges used FIP scoring method and not the usual APS. here are the results

GOLD:

Wayne Menuz                     Great Britain Compound Embossed Stationery 1902-1913 (3 frames)

Dr. Akthem Al-Manaseer     The Forgotten War- IEF'D' and the War in Mesopotamia 1914-1918 (8 frames)

Behruz Nassre-Esfahani     Persia, 1894 Nasser-eddin Shah Last Portrait Issue (5 frames)

K. Joe Youssefi                   Classic Persia (8 frames)

 

Dr. Al-Manaseer also won the following special awards:

APS Medal of Excellence 1900-1940
American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Award of Excellence - Plans and Heading
India Study Circle for Philately: Most Interesting Award - Multiple-frame
Military Postal History Society

 

Also in Late October, the American Stamp Dealers Association held their 100th anniversary show in New York City. Although the show was not a FIP show, the specifically assembled a 100% FIP jury and tasked them to judge the show under FIP rules and regulations. the results were as follows:


GOLD:

Dr. Akthem Al-Manaseer     The "In British" Occupation Provisionals of Baghdad and Mosul (8 frames)

Behruz Nassre-Esfahani     Persia, 1902 Provisional Typeset Issue of Teheran (8 frames)

Sunday
Aug312014

BULLETIN 194

August 2014 Bulletin 194

August 2014 Bulletin 194 is now available for download in the member's only section. The bulletin's content is as follows:

 

Page

Content

4151

Next Meetings

4151

Minutes of the Meeting held on the 31st May 2014

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The Red Lion and Sun Charity Stamps by Bernard Lucas

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Iran Post New Issues

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A New Approach to Identifying Persia's Second Issues by Non-destructive Analysis (Part 2)–Observations by Mr Mehrdad Sadri

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Correspondence from Col. Napier regarding the Meched provisional issue by Mehdi Esmaili

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New Publication

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The 1950s Parcel Post Stamps by Bernard Lucas

 

Friday
Aug152014

Philakorea 2014

IPSC members had a great showing at Philakorea 2014 FIP World Stamp Expo. We had 5 exhibits and the results are below:

  • Behruz Nassre - Persia, 1902 Provisional Typeset Issue - Gold
  • Bjorn Shorne - Russian Persian Inter Postal Relations. Effects on Persian Postal Development - Large Vermeil
  • Massound Novin Farahbakhsh - Postal Stationery of Qajar (1876-1925) - Large Vermeil
  • Tamouchin Shahrokh - Local postmarks during 1875-1937 - Large Vermeil
  • Massound Novin Farahbakhsh - Censor Marking used in Persia 1910-1945 - Vermeil
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