10 Jun

Washington 2006

Washington 2006, the famous American world philatelic exhibition, which ran from 27th May June 3rd at the Washington, DC Convention Center, Washington, USA came to an end recently. There were great exhibits to be seen with lots of the world’s rarities on display, besides more than 200 dealers on the floor. More information can be viewed and downloaded on the show’s official website.

Steve Washburne, PPS member from the USA was a director on the Jurors panel this year. There were quite a few Portugal and ex-colonies displays at this prestigious event. Some of these exhibitors are PPS members. Details and results as below:

  • John N. Liles – “Portugal Ceres” – VERMEIL MEDAL
  • Manuel A. D. Lima Torres – “Portugal Pre-Philatelic” – LARGE VERMEIL
  • David Stirrups “Spanish Post Office & Gibraltar Mail 1850-75” – VERMEIL MEDAL
  • John R. G. Dahl “Revenues of the Republic of Portugal from 1910” – GOLD MEDAL
  • Philip E. Parker “WW I GEA: The Portuguese Connection” – VERMEIL MEDAL
  • Cheong-Too Choi “Pre-Adhesive Postal History of Macau” – GOLD MEDAL
  • Stephen T.Y. Chan “King Carlos Issues of Macau” – LARGE VERMEIL
  • Les Glasman “Mozambique & Mozambique Company” – GOLD MEDAL
  • Lutz Hohensang “Portugal – D. Luis Embossed Postal Stationery” – LARGE VERMEIL
  • Eduardo & Luis Barreiros “História do Serviço Postal Militar” (Literature Class)- VERMEIL MEDAL
  • Pedro Vaz Pereira “Os Correios Portugueses Entre 1853-1900 … (Literature Class) – GOLD MEDAL
  • Ronald Strawser “Belgian Congo Mols Issue of 1894-1925” – LARGE VERMEIL
  • Y Khai Weng an “Mozambique Company” – LARGE VERMEIL
  • Graham Cosh “Variations on German Aerophilately 1888-1938” – LARGE VERMEIL

Also, the ISPP has a one frame exhibit “Collecting P & C” in the Society/ Club section.

Steve Washburne / João Paulo Cota

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