"The crown jewel
of philately!"


The highlight of the Rarity cabinet at IBRA 2023 is the legendary "Bordeaux Letter" with the 1p and 2p stamps of the famous Mauritius POST OFFICE stamps. The valuable letter, provided by the lender via the company Richard Borek in Braunschweig, is today estimated at a market value of up to 6 million euros.

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Organizing committee

Alfred Schmidt

Jan Billion
Managing Director

Walter Bernatek
Commissioner General/Treasurer


Reinaldo Macedo
FIP Consultant


Wolfgang Maassen
Senior Consultant

The IBRA core team also includes Dr. Eric Scherer, Reinhard Küchler, Thomas Höpfner, Frank Blechschmidt, Günther Korn, Karin Korn, Dr. Wolfgang, Leupold, Jürgen Witkowski, Konrad Krämer, Heinz Wenz, Katharina Erb, Eberhard Lautsch, Hans-Werner Salzmann, Peter Platz, Michael Lenke and Franz-Karl Lindner.