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7. September 2019

BPP Expert wanted!

BPP Experts wanted!

As a specialized collector, have you ever toyed with the idea of using your knowledge to become a stamp expert? Or have you ever been annoyed by an expert and thought: what he can do, I can do at least as well?

If one of the points applies, maybe just you are the ideal candidate to strengthen our ranks! We are constantly anxious to look for new members for our federation internationally recognized for 61 years, which satisfy our requirements. From small beginnings the BPP grew to the largest national stamp expert federation.

We are also anxious to find experts for still “unoccupied” areas. The “Michel” catalogues, in whose appendix all expert areas are listed, provide an indication of this. We have an age limit: you should be under 65.

If you are interested, we offer a non-binding “trial seminar” on 25.1.2020 in Mülheim/Ruhr, where you can get a first impression of the tasks of an stamp expert. Short lectures give an overview of the requirements for interested parties of the modern age, semi-classics and classical expert areas. Afterwards there will be enough time for answering your questions or for a personal discussion with active experts. In any case, we would be pleased to meet you! And don’t worry: all active BPP experts started as “normal” collectors!

The participation is free of charge, the registration fee of 20,- serves to cover the catering costs on the seminar day (10 – 17 o’clock). Your registration must be made by the end of November. Since we want to take ourselves much time for you, the circle of participants is limited. After your registration a written confirmation of participation will be sent to you – only after that the mentioned costs have to be transferred. We are happy to answer any questions you may have by telephone (+49 951 – 4 26 20) or by email: peter@peter-sem.de or via the BPP office (+49 7732 – 5 24 12), Email: gruber@bpp.de.

Registration for the BPP seminar on 25.1.2020 in the rooms of the auction house Rauhut & Kruschel, Werdener Weg 44, 45470 Mülheim.

Planned topics:

10.00 o’clock Greetings by BPP President
Christian Geigle, Grünwald.
Presentation of BPP and its importance
for philately
10.45 o’clock “Requirements and expectations
to experts”, “Processing a
consignment” (P. Sem)
11.30 hrs Comparative collection, records,
Archive and literature” (C. Geigle)
12.30 hrs Lunch break (Rauhut company serves
you with “cold cuisine” and drinks)
13.30 hrs “Technical aids of the experts”
(T. Huylmans).
14.15 hrs “My way to the BPP membership”
(T. Huylmans)
14.30 hrs Question Time. In between coffee break.
End around 17 o’clock.
   
   

 

Hotel Thiesmann nearby offers rooms for 85,- -. Please book until 10.12.19 directly under  keyword “BPP-Seminar” (at your cost):

Hotel Thiesmann 0208- 30 68 90

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BPP Expert wanted!

As a specialized collector, have you ever toyed with the idea of using your knowledge to be an stamp expert? Or have you ever been annoyed by an expert and thought: what he can do, I can do at least as well!

Advanced training seminar for BPP Experts in Pullach

The sun was rare this weekend, but instead it rained almost continuously in Pullach near Munich when eight BPP examiners gathered for a further training seminar at the “Hotel Seitnerhof” on 21 and 22 July.

The two lecturers, President Christian Geigle and Vice President Dr. Peter Provinsky, galloped with them through the newly created “Auditor’s Handbook” with its many regulations, in which the BPP regulates the work of its members, their relationship among themselves and their duties towards the association.

Two winners of the Köhler Prize away

At the end of 2017, two important philatelists of the 20th century passed away: Paolo Vollmeier (died November 30,2017) and Zbigniew Mikulski (died December 28,2017). Both were winners of the Köhler Prize (in 2002 and 2000) and were among the most important philatelists of the last decades. Numerous publications, extensive expertise and an international reputation have distinguished them both. We will honor their memory.