21.12.2012 - MBE for David Beech, for services provided to philately
Only recently, David Beech has been awarded the MBE for services to philately; his name is can be found on the Birthday Honour List of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II.
19.12.2012 - Dieter Michelson now a Fellow of the Royal Philatelic Society, London
In our days the Philatelic Society of London, which was founded in 1869, is regarded as the worlds oldest philatelic society.
17.12.2012 - MICHEL publishes Philatelic Atlas of Germany!
The German publishing house Schwaneberger Verlag of Unterschleissheim has published the third edition of its Philatelic Atlas of Germany.
14.12.2012 - Grugel Collection will be auctioned on 2 February 2013
German philatelists describe the last stamp issue of the German Empire of the 19th Century as the Krone-Adler (Crowned Eagle).
12.12.2012 - Brasiliana 2013 postponed
It was originally scheduled for 11 until 17 November 2013, but it has now been postponed: Brasiliana 2013.