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RECENT AWARDS WON BY SOCIETY MEMBERS

Congratulations to the following SHP exhibitors: Alfred F. Kugel won a gold and the APS 1900-40 medal at Colopex 99 with The Break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire; another gold and the APS 1900-1940 medal at Indypex 99 with Expansion of Greece, 1897-1922; also a vermeil at Philexfrance 99 with French Forces Abroad, 1893-1918; Mr. Kugel and Donald Green participated in the Champions Competition at Stampshow 99; Dr. Stephan I. Frater won a gold at Napex 99 with Independent Hungarian Post: The Early Years, 1867-1878; Henry Hahn won a gold at Stampshow 99 with Pneumatic Mails of Vienna, Prague, and Karlsbad; Mr. Hahn also received a gold medal and the American Air Mail Society gold medal with Czechoslovak Commercial Air Mail, 1920-1951 and Robert B. Morgan won a gold medal, the Postal History Society grand award and the APS award for best 1940-1980 exhibit with Hungary: The Hyperinflation of 1945-46, both at the Philadelphia National Stamp Exhibition. Well done, Gentlemen!

Excerpted from: The NEWS of Hungarian Philately Vol.30:4


Congratulations to the following SHP members for awards received at various exhibitions: Alfred F. Kugel won a gold medal and the C. I. Ball best postal history award at the March Party with Allied Intervention in Russia 1918-1925; Mr. Kugel also won two medals at Texpex 99: a gold with The Allied Intervention in Russian 1918-1925 and a vermeil with Ottoman Forerunner Postmarks of the 20th Century; Donald Green received the reserve grand prix, other classes medal as well as the American Revenue Association award at the Americas 99 event for Patent Medicine Companies of the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras; Mr. Green also received the first place award, which included a 5 ounce gold medal, at the Anaheim Postage Stamp Mega-Event with Patent Medicine Companies Subject to the Revenue Act of 1862; Wallace Craig won a silver medal at Sandical 99 with 19th Century Brazilian Stationery; Dr. Paul J. Szilagyi received a vermeil award for The Study of the Rumanian Occupation Issues, 1918-1922 and a gold award with special recognition for The Golden Age of Hungarian Air Mail at the 72nd Stamp Day Exhibit in Budapest; Marcel de Jong received a gold award with special recognition for The Turul-era Frankings; and Paul de Leeuw van Weenen received a large vermeil award for The Millennium Postal Cards of 1896, both at the 72nd Stamp Day Exhibit; and Dr. Stephen Frater received a gold medal and the general foreign section award for Early Years of the Independent Hungarian Post at Nojex 99.

Excerpted from: The NEWS of Hungarian Philately Vol.30:3


Congratulations to: Robert Jensen, who won the grand award, a gold medal, the APS award and the recognition for best foreign exhibit at Valpex 98 with Hungary, Newspaper Postal History; Dr. Stephen Frater for participating with The First and Second Austrian Issues Used in Hungary in the 'by invitation only' exhibit at the Fall Mega Event; Alfred F. Kugel for the vermeil medal and the GPS vermeil at Aripex 99 with The Allied Occupation of Germany, 1918-1935; and Donald Green for the reserve grand, a gold, and the American Revenue Association award at the Americas '99 show with Patent Medicine Companies of the Civil War and the Reconstruction Eras.

Excerpted from: The NEWS of Hungarian Philately Vol.30:2


Congratulations to SHP member Donald E. Green for earning the new accreditation as an APS judge as well as receiving the reserve grand, a gold medal, and the American Revenue Association grand and gold medals at the Philatelic show in Boxborough, MA with the exhibit titled Patent Medicine Companies of the Civil War and Reconstruction Era

The Stamp Show 98 in Santa Clara featured the exhibits of Donald E. Green and Alfred Kugel in the Champion of Champions class. Other Hungarian-relate exhibits were The Austro-Hungarian Bug River Flotilla Mail, 1916-18 by DeVitar and The Hunting Revenues of Hungary by Joachim Hosang.

Excerpted from: The NEWS of Hungarian Philately Vol.29:4


Congratulations to SHP member Alfred Kugel for winning gold medals at the following events: at the St. Louis Expo with The New Order in the Baltic, 1918-1923; at the Sarasota National and at Westpex 98 with Turmoil in the Balkans 1876-1918; at the March Party 98 with The Rising Sun - Japanese Expansion 1894-1941 (which also received the Garfield-Perry Donald W. Goertz award for best foreign exhibit); at Rompex 98 with The Allied Intervention in Russia 1918-1925 (which also received the Military Postal History Society reserve grand and the APS 1900-40 medal); at the Filatelic Fiesta with Remember the Maine! America's War with Spain and Its Aftermath; and a large vermeil at Juvalux 98 with The Allied Intervention in Russia, 1918-1925.

Congratulations are also in order to the following SHP members: Donald E. Green earned the grand award, a gold medal, the APS pre-1900 medal, the Bureau Issues Association award, and the American Revenue Association award at Rompex 98 with Patent Medicines: Companies of the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras; R.S. Frank received a vermeil medal and the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors award at Okpex 98 with Scouting Postal History of the 1930s; Robert B. Morgan received a large vermeil at Israel 98 with Hungarian Hyperinflation, 1945-46; Gábor Visnyovszki received a large silver in the literature class at Israel 98; and William Solyom-Fekete won a large vermeil at Juvalux 98 with Austrian Postage Stamps Used in Hungary, 1850-1867.

Also, congratulations are in order to Dr. Paul J. Szilagyi for receiving the Hungarian Philatelic Society's (Great Britain) Les Grof Literature Award. This is the second year in a row that Dr. Paul J. Szilagyi's series of articles on the Baranya covers was voted this prize.

Excerpted from: The NEWS of Hungarian Philately Vol.29:3


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