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Successful BPP training weekend in Bonn

Successful BPP training weekend in Bonn

 On the last weekend of September the BPP was invited to Bonn, to the “House of Philately”, the seat of the BDPh. Twenty-four active BPP expertisers (and thus almost every fourth member of the BPP) had come to discuss comprehensively for two days “Stamp examination with the help of the computer” and “The preparation of attestations and findings”. The presenters Rolf Tworek, Wilhelm van Loo and Christian Geigle had prepared interesting lectures, supplemented by practical exercises. There were also in-depth discussions, so that at the end of the event all the participants went home satisfied. “Such a training seminar is ideal for our young expertisers”, BPP President Geigle was pleased to say. “They learn from the elders, but they themselves also bring in new ideas and thoughts. I have never seen so many laptops on the tables at a philatelic event!” A repeat event is planned in the coming year.

Image: Wilhelm van Loo


Dr. Heister suspended

The board of the BPP has suspended the expertizing activities of Dr. Knut Heister (Excpert area: Venezuela) at the BPP with immediate effect until 31.12.2020

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.