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27.09.2010 - Gold Needle of the BDPh for Franz-Jozef Lindauer
The highest award that the German Philatelic Association (BDPh) can give to those mem-bers that are active in the associated clubs, is the Gold Needle. According to the Statutes of the award, the

The highest award that the German Philatelic Association (BDPh) can give to those members that are active in the associated clubs, is the Gold Needle. According to the Statutes of the award, the Gold Needle can only be awarded to those members who have been serving German philately in an outstanding manner.

. During the 111th, most recent General Meeting of the German Philatelic Association, the Gold Needle has been awarded to Franz-Josef Lindauer, in recognition of his services to the As-sociation. The BDPh expressed especially that if felt proud to honour a philatelist like Franz-Josef Lindauer, who for so many years, and always supported by his wife, has been working so successfully for the cause of his association.