IBRA News 01.03.2023 – The special postmark programme for IBRA 2023 is now available

(esc-bdph) IBRA is slowly approaching and with it many things are becoming more and more concrete. The special postmark programme of Deutsche Post, which was developed by the Postal Philately Division in cooperation with the BDPh, has just been presented. For IBRA 2023 from 25-28 May 2023 in Essen, there will be a total of nine special postmarks dealing with topics related to IBRA, philately and postal history as well as Essen and the Ruhr region.

In addition to the two IBRA postmarks showing the Messe Essen building and the halved franking of the Stralsund letter, there are a total of four postmarks depicting the diversity of the Ruhr area in the fields of history, culture and nature. These also fit very well with the current stamp “Zeche Zollverein” as well as the special sheet “My Ruhr Area” announced by the BDPh. The programme is rounded off with three special postmarks with philatelic content, namely on the theme “Special Show 100 Years of High Inflation”, “Special Show Germania Stamp and Myth” and on the 13th German-American Salon.

The postmarks will be available on all IBRA event days from the Deutsche Post stamp service and subsequently from the stamp service of the dispatch office in Weiden.