9,000 stamps covering the history of the province of Alicante

Presented the Diputación de Alicante XXIII Provincial Philatelic Exhibition Can be visited at the Provincial Palace Until January 7, 2023. sample is collected More than 9,000 stamps, cards and documents from the state of Alicante From the collections transferred by the Alicante Philatelic and Numismatic Society.

This new proposal 19 stamp collectionsincludes parts that collect Postal history of the Valencian Community such as brands of private enterprise mailrooms of spas or postage stamps in the letters and postcards of the time. Cards produced by the Tolosa National Press and all Cervantinos portals are also offered, as the National Currency and Stamp Factory were in the hands of the Republic during the Spanish Civil War. Same way, the example includes documents found in Alicante in the 19th and 20th centuries. With pieces from the State Assembly and Alicante City Council, as well as Rural Carterías brands, both public and private initiatives in the region.

Collections are divided into two four categories: Postal History, Thematic Philately, Open Class – specifically with non-philatelic support content – ​​and finally, Youth Philately. On the other hand, participants will be given an accreditation diploma and a specially designed commemorative stamp and postmark to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Provincial General Assembly.

Julia Parraha inaugurates the XXIII Provincial Philatelic Exhibition at the Provincial Palace State Assembly Alicante

Vice President and Vice President of Culture, Julia ParraThe inaugural of the exhibition invited. “A journey through our history with an element as unique as stamp and philatelic documents and cards”.

After visiting the exhibition accompanied by the president of the Alicante Philatelic and Numismatic Society, Jose Miguel Stephenand other members of this organization, Parra, and Diputación’s Director of Culture, María José Argudo, presented their diplomas to the three private collectors who attended the exhibition.

Regarding the collections on display, the head of the Department of Culture underlined: “Even more valuable in the context of a digital society where stamps are hardly ever bought” and claimed to have the ability to “position us at a particular moment in time, to become an impromptu narrator of events and thus remain in collective memory.”


Open to public participation and free of charge XXIII. Provincial Philatelic Exhibition, It can be visited from Monday to Saturday. From today to January 7, between 10:00-13:00 in the morning and 17:00-21.00 in the afternoon, at the Provincial Palace.

Alicante Philatelic and Numismatic Association

The purpose of the Alicante Philatelic and Numismatic Society is to Founded in 1946is to spread, promote and promote the hobby of collecting to all levels and has cooperation for this. More than 20,000 investors and fans. In Spain, this discipline has more than half a million followers and 65,000 investors.

Source: Informacion


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