"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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IBRA Partner

Stamp Fair

The commercial part of IBRA 2023 is the traditional Essen Stamp Fair, which has been held since 1976 and is thus the oldest trade fair in the world. In 2023, the 33st edition will take place in Hall 8.

Here you will find a link to the list of exhibitors in good time before IBRA 2023.

Further information can be found on the following website:


(Photo: Rainer Schimm/Messe Essen)