Founder of Stamp Active Honoured

John Davies FRPSL, who founded Stamp Active in 1990, has been honoured by being invited to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists. This is the oldest and most prestigious award in world philately.

The official announcement reads:

At the meeting of the Board of Election of the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists on 7th March 2024 it was unanimously agreed that the following philatelists be invited to be the new signatories to the Roll:

  • Walter Britz, RDP, Uruguay
  • Yu-An Chen, RDP, Chinese Taipei
  • John Davies, RDP, United Kingdom
  • Bernard Jimenez, RDP, France
  • Ivar Sundsbø, RDP, Norway

This year’s signing ceremony, on the occasion of the 103rd anniversary of the first signatories to the Roll, will take place at 5 pm on Friday, 12 July 2024, in Southampton, England, during the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain.

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