A record number of exhibitors and a full hall of visitors on both days – that was the autumn Sberatel fair. Collectors will have another opportunity to meet each other at the Christmas Sberatel, which will take place from 24 to 25 November at the Olympik Hotel in Prague.
The Czech Post has recently issued a new postage stamp with a photograph of the famous Czech photographer František Drtikol. The famous photographer and graphic designer is considered one of the most successful Czech classics of nude photography.
The largest gathering of collectors in Central and Eastern Europe will be even bigger this year. 20% more exhibitors will come than in previous years, and the organisers also expect more visitors. The Czech Lion investment coin with hologram will make its debut at the fair, the world’s longest postage stamp will be on sale and the famous Citroën 2CV “gendarme duck” will also arrive. It will celebrate its 75th birthday at the fair.
The Vatican will offer collectors the opportunity to start collecting the new issue of the “Jubilee Cross” exclusively at the fair, while the Czech Mint will start selling its new investment coin before it is available in shops. Several dozen numismatic companies from all over the world, many of them for the first time, are coming to Prague for the fair, which takes place from 8 to 9 September.
Original stamps from all over the world with the theme of films starring Agent 007 will be available for a detailed look at the visitors of the autumn fair Sberatel, which will take place from 8 to 9 September at the PVA Expo Prague in the Czech Republic. The “James Bond on Postage Stamps” exhibition will be publicly presented for the first time ever.
A new postage stamp and a commemorative coin issued by the Czech National Bank commemorate the centenary of Czech Radio (Český rozhlas), the second oldest radio broadcaster in Europe.
The view of the Kozel (Goat in Czech) forest castle from a nearby hill is the work of artist Ivana Lomová, for whom this is the first postage stamp. For inspiration, the artist went directly to the place where she looked for the best view of the castle and also for interesting details of the castle.
In the March auctions, investment silver coins worth almost EUR 40 000 or thousand crowns banknote with overprint in an interesting collector’s sequence were sold. Rare vltavins and lithographs by the well-known photographer Jan Saudek also found a new owner.
The Renaissance stargazer was born 550 years ago in Toruń, Poland. The stamp is based on a portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus in a Renaissance perspective with a night sky showing the sun with four orbits orbiting the planet. The spines of his scientific writings stand out in the background.
The world knows about an American dealer who set a world record in 1978 when he sold 13,001 cars as a dealer between 1963 and 1978. This 45-year-old feat has now been surpassed by Milan Klik, a sixty-one-year-old Czech.
After much anticipation not only among philatelists, the newly elected Czech President Petr Pavel presented an official postage stamp with his portrait. It has a total of ten different colour variants, a stamp price of 23 CZK (EUR 1) and will only be available in a full sheet with all ten colours for 230 CZK (EUR 10).