"The crown jewel
of philately!"


The highlight of the Treasure chamber 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


The IBRA core team also includes Wolfgang Maassen, Günther Korn, Karin Korn, Reinhard Küchler, Dr. Wolfgang Leupold, Frank Blechschmidt, Jürgen Witkowski, Konrad Krämer, Heinz Wenz, Eberhard Lautsch, Michael Lenke, Hans-Werner Salzmann, Katharina Erb.