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Monthly meeting on 4 February 2023
Conférence by Robert Abensur : « La Société l’Europe, Le Havre – Saint-Pétersbourg, 1840-1852 »
The Academy is in mourning
Raymond Beaussant, holder of seat n°36, died on May 24.
Release of a new book published by the Academie
FRENCH MARITIME POST Europe Company Le Havre – Saint-Pétersbourg 1840 – 1852 by Robert ABENSUR from the Académie de philatélie, RDP [more infos]
Highlight of the month by Jean-Louis Narjoux in April 2023
Magnetic Telegraph Company, New-York, Washington [more infos]
Gérard Gomez is elected corresponding member
Congratulations to our new member, specialist in booklets, instruction courses for letter carriers and tests related to the manufacture of stamps.
The Academy is in mourning
Brigitte Abensur, holder of seat n°6 and wife of our president Robert Abensur died on March 28, 2023 following a short illness.
With Robert, Brigitte formed a unique couple in high-level philately. We will cherish the memory of an endearing friend and a passionate philatelist.
What is this remarkable piece on the background ?
Block of sixty of the black 1 lepton plate-proof (Positions 61 → 120) of the large head of Hermes of Greece. The largest known block of this value, to date. [more infos]
Highlight of the month by Jean Lissarague in March 2023
De Caracas (Venezuela) à Santesteban (Navarre, Espagne) en passant par Ainhoa (Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France) en 1875. [more infos]
Highlight of the month by Bruno Vincent in Februray 2023
Des renseignements puisés aux sources officielles... [more infos]
Alain Vernot is elected corresponding member
Congratulations to our new member, specialist of the Mexican maritime post office.
Highlight of the month by Olivier Gervais in January 2023
Émission commune franco-canadienne de 1984 – 450e anniversaire de son 1er voyage au Canada – énigmatique 2,00 F Jacques Cartier, 1534-1984 [more infos]
Public meeting on 5 November 2022, during the Salon philatélique d’automne in Paris
10 short conferences were displayed to the public. [more infos]
Laurent Véglio is elected corresponding member
Congratulations to our new member, specialist of the trans-oceanic routing of correspondence in the 19th century and the postal integration of the united departments of Italy, as well as the relations with the kingdoms of Italy and Naples (1796-1814).
Highlight of the month by Jacques Renaud in October 2022
Trois correspondances par avion [more infos]
Highlight of the month by Franck Treviso in September 2022
Lettre par express de New York à Boston pour prendre le paquebot de la Cunard [more infos]
Jean-Daniel Ayayche is elected corresponding member
Congratulations to our new member, specialist of airmail philately
Monthly meeting in September
Presentation of items selected by the members.
Public meeting during Marcophilex in Épernay
Programme with short conferences about airmail (to be detailed later).
Public meeting during Salon philatélique d’automne
Programme with short conferences.
WARNING ! THIS IS A FRIDAY
Monthly meeting in December
Highlight of the month by Fabien Barnier, « Un imprimé envoyé à l’essai reconstitué un siècle plus tard ».
Conference by Louis Fanchini, « La grosse tête d’Hermès (1861-1901) »