Volume 47 – #20

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Volume 47#20

January 17 – January 30, 2023

CAPEX 22, the world’s first international one-frame exhibition, drew 400 single frames, a larger turnout than every Fédération Internationale de Philatélie show since 2016.

World one-frame exhibiting marks 20 years in 2023

After gaining prominence over the past two decades, one-frame exhibiting has enjoyed its brightest year in the limelight thanks in large part to an unprecedented international competition held in Toronto this June. At CAPEX 22, as well as at other international, national, regional and local shows worldwide, exhibitors took the one-frame format to new heights in 2022. Marks its 20th competition anniversary in 2023, the format reached a high point in Toronto with the world’s first international one-frame exhibition, which drew 400 single frames across 14 classes and from more than 30 countries. Growing from its roots in the United States, one-frame exhibiting earned an “early adopter” in Canada, according to David McLaughlin, the chair of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) international liaison committee. Organizers in both countries hosted the first local and then national one-frame competitions before advocating for the format’s approval from the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP), which sponsors international exhibitions as the hobby’s global governing body. Continue reading →

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