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Exhibitions & Shows Belgium

The following activities are planned:

Pre-Competitive Exhibitions 2016

LEDA 50 > more

22 October 2016


National Exhibition Belgium

Westfila 2016 > more
10-12 June 2016


FIP - FEPA Exhibitions

New York 2016 / New York
from 28/5 to 4/6/2016

contact: jef.ghys@telenet.be

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NEWS 2016

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12 June 2016 / WESTFILA 2016 - National Belgian Exhibition at Roeselare

The National Philatelic Exhibition WESTFILA 2016 took place at Roeselare, West-Flanders from Jun 10th until 12th 2016. Five members of BFV Cosmos took part in this competition. The mean result af all exhibits in this competition was very high, with a lot of Large Gold and Gold medals.

The results for our club members are :

Patric Heye : Kometen & Asteroïden - : Large Silver
Bart Beimers :
Dragon in Space : Vermeil
Jacky Bekaert :
China in Space : Large Vermeil
Jean-Marie Verhalle :
Russian manned Spaceflight : Large Vermeil
Bart Van Oppens :
Space - an eternal frontier ? : Gold

Our quarterly magazine was awarded LARGE VERMEIL in the literature class.
Thanks to all the members who contributed to this magazine !


item1424 April 2016 / Pionierraketenpost und kosmische Post

Brand new catalogue edited by Walter Hopferwieser about rocketmail, space mail from manned and unmanned flights and signatures of astro- and cosmonauts.

510 pages, available as from now with the author.






10 March 2016 / The Philatelic Items Issued by the
Military Post Office of Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre

Full color catalogue edited by Ling Fugen (only Chinese language with short index in English) about one of the major launch sites in China, where all recoverable and manned flights started from.

2540 pages, available with the author -


motivkatalog6310 March 2016 / Raumfart Motiv Katalog Afrika 6.3

After 9 years of hard work, Dieter Steinbrecher finally finished his 9 volumes of Space Motive stamps with the last one, Afrika 6.3 .

The series started in 2007 with EUROPA 1.1 and ends now with AFRIKA 6.3 . The nine books are in full color and pictures each and every stamp on spaceflight.

Updates of all catalogues are planned in the next years.

An overview of these catalogues is in our catalogue section.



10 February 2016 / LEDA 50item7

The Pre-Competitive Philatelic Exhibition LEDA 50will take place at Lede, East-Flanders fon October 22nd 2016.

Inscription form here.

10 July 2016 / MISSING PAGE FROM EXHIBIT after New York 2016 Exhibit

After the New York 2016 Exhibition, a page of covers is missing !
They belong to Walter Hopferwieser (Austria) and were part of his exhibit.  They went missing somewhere between New York and Vienna.
We hope you might be able to help or at least keep your eye out for the items.
See the missing page here.

Any information on this page or these covers can be mentioned to Wenn Ihnen diese Belege angeboten werden oder sie irgendwo entdeckt haben - kontaktieren Sie bitte Walter M. Hopferwieser: Untere Hauptstraße 31, 7501 Oberdorf im Burgenland, Tel. +43 664 5022998. e-mail: walter@hopferwieser.net