Medals and Prizes

Medals and Prizes

Introduction

Over the years I have been fortunate to receive the following medals and prizes associated with exhibiting.

Stockhomia 2019

My most prized medal is the one from Stockholmia 2019, celebrating 150 years of the Royal Philatelic Society London, for my exhibit on Prisoner of War Correspondence, Japanese occupation of the Far East 1942-45 where the exhibits were judged at International standard, and I received Large Gold with 95 points

Paul Harris Medal

This was awarded to me by the Rotary Club of Otorohanga for service to Rotary, 17/6/2004

My First Medal

Tarapex 2008 Exhibition at New Plymouth

The language of Philately – Large Silver

2020

NZ 2020 Exhibition at Auckland

Prisoner of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45, Large Gold 94 points. Special Prize

The New Zealand First Pictorial Issue 1898, Gold 85 points

2019

China 2019 World Stamp Exhibition, Wuhan

British Commonwealth Prisoner of War Repatriation Mail Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 46, Large Vermeil 87 points

Sydney Stamp & Coin Expo 2019

The Maoritanga of New Zealand, Large Gold 91 points

Picture Postcards of the King Country, New Zealand, Gold 86 points

Stockholmia 2019

Prisoner of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45, Large Gold 95 points

Singpex 2019 Asian International Exhibition

New Zealand Prisoner of War Aerogrammes and Postcards 1941-1945, Large Vermeil 86 Points

The New Zealand 1½d Boer War Contingent Stamp and Postal Use, Large Vermeil 88 Points

2018

Macau 2018 Asian International Stamp Exhibition

The New Zealand First Pictorial Issue of 1898 – Large Vermeil, 88 points

Praga 2018 World Stamp Exhibition

The New Zealand First Pictorial Issue – Large Vermeil, 87 points

The Armistice Dunedin Stamp Show 2018

Civilian Internee Mail, Japanese Occupation of the Far East WWII, 1942 -45 – Large Vermeil, 84 points

Methods of Officially Sealing Mail in New Zealand – Large Vermeil, 83 points

Postal Use of the Pre-decimal Arms Type Stamps – Vermeil, 78 points

Savpex 2018, South Africa Virtual Philatelic Exhibition

The New Zealand 1½ Boer War Contingent Stamp Postal Use – 83 points

Canberra Stampshow 2018

New Zealand’s First Stamp Issue: The Full Face Queens – Large Vermeil. 84 points

Newcastle Philatelic Society Centennial Exhibition 2018

Methods of Officially Sealing Mail in New Zealand – Large Vermeil, 83 points

2017

Bandung 2017 World Stamp Exhibition

Prisoner Of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Gold, 92 points

Melbourne 2017 FIAP Stamp and Coin Show

The New Zealand First Pictorial Issue 1898 – Large Vermeil

Prisoner Of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Vermeil

Stampex Adelaide 2017

Australian Prisoner of War Postal History to and from the Far East WWII – Large Vermeil, 84 points

The New Zealand 1½d Boer War Contingent Stamp and Postal Use – Large Gold, 93 points. Best in Show One Frame

Postcards relating to the Ruhleben Civil Internee Camp WWI Germany – Gold, 89 points

New Zealand Prisoner of War Aerogrammes and Postcards 1941 -1945 – Large Gold 90 points

The Ruhleben Civilian Internee Camp WWI – Large Vermeil, 84 points

Brasilia 2017 World Stamp Exhibition

The New Zealand First Pictorial Issue 1898 – Large Vermeil 88 points

Royalpex 2017 Stamp Show (New Zealand)

The New Zealand First Pictorial Issue 1898 – Large Vermeil, 83 points

Bofex Hobby Expo 2017

New Zealand Prisoner of War Air Letter Cards 1941 – 1945 – 83 points

Prisoner Of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Gold, 90 points

2016

Philataipei 2016 World Stamp Exhibition

Prisoner Of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 –  Gold, 90

Christchurch 2016 Stamp & Postcard Exhibition

The New Zealand First Pictorial Issue 1898 – Large Gold, 90 points

Thailand 2016 Asian International Stamp Exhibition

New Zealand’s First Stamp Issue, the Full Face Queens – Large Vermeil

Bofex 2016

The Ruhleben Civil Internee Camp of WWI – 85 points

China 2016, Asia International Stamp Exhibition

British Commonwealth Prisoner of War Repatriation Mail, Japanese Occupation of the Far East WWII 1942 – 46 – Large Vermeil. With Felicitations

Mandurah  2016 Fair

New Zealand’s First Stamp Issue, The Full Face Queens – Gold, 87 points

Canberra National 2016

Prisoner Of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Gold, 93 points. Special Prize for Best in Postal History

Maoritatanga of new Zealand: The Culture of a Proud Race – Gold, 88 points. Special Prize for Best in Open Class

New York 2016

Prisoner Of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Vermeil, 88 points

Stampex 2016

Prisoner Of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Gold, 92 points

Postcards Relating to the Ruhleben Civil Internee Camp WWI Germany – Gold, 86 points

2015

Hong Kong 2015

British Commonwealth Repatriation Mail Japanese Occupation of the Far East WWII – Large Vermeil

Capital Stamp Show 2015

Prisoner of War Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Gold  points. Special Prize for Best in Postal History

Repatriation Mail Japanese Occupation of the Far East WWII – Gold, 88 points

Postcards Sent from the Ruhleben Civil Internee Camp, WWI, Germany – Large Vermeil, 81 points

Civilian Internee Mail Japanese Occupation of the Far East 1942 – 45 – Large Silver, 74 points

Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition

The Ruhleben Civil Internee Camp of WWI – 80 points

Taipei 2015

British Commonwealth POW Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Vermeil, 88 points. Special Prize

2014

Canberra Stamp Show 2014

This was the first occasion that I entered 5 frames of each of the below two exhibits anywhere. I was amazed, not only to get two Large Golds first time up, but to get two of the major prizes of the exhibition.

British Commonwealth POW Repatriation Mail Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1944 – 45 – Large Gold, 90 points. Special Prize, Best First Exhibit

British Commonwealth POW Correspondence Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1942 – 45 – Large Gold, 92 points. Special Prize, Best Exhibit in Military Challenge

Baypex 2014 Stamp Show, Napier

The New Zealand First Stamp Issue, The Full Face Queens – Vermeil, 79 points

Postcards Sent From and Within the Ruhleben Civil Internee Camp of WWI, Germany – Vermeil, 78 points

The Ruhleben Civil Internee Camp of WWI, Germany – Large Gold, 91 points

British Commonwealth POW Repatriation Mail Japanese Occupation of the Far East, WWII 1944 – 45 – Large Gold, 93 points. Special Prize

2013

Upper Hutt 2013

New Zealand 2d Blue Full Face Queens and Forgeries – Vermeil, 77 points

Ruhleben Civilian Internee Camp of World War 1 – Gold, 87 points. With Felicitations

Australia 2013 FIP World Philatelic Exhibition

The Language of Philately using New Zealand Stamps & Postal History – Silver

2012

Christchurch Centennial Stamp and Postcard Exhibition

Maoritanga of New Zealand – The Culture of a Proud Race – Gold, 85 points

The Language of Philately Using New Zealand Stamps and Postal History –  Large Vermeil, 84 points

PSWA 2012 Centennial Exhibition

Maoritanga of New Zealand – The Culture of a Proud Race – Large Vermeil, 81 points

Blenpex 2012

Maoritanga of New Zealand – The Culture of a Proud Race – Large Gold, 90 points

The Language of Philately through New Zealand Stamps & Postal History – Large Vermeil, 81 points

2010

Canberra Stampshow

The A to Z of New Zealand Examples of Philatelic Terms – Large Silver, 73 points

Palmpex Stamp Show

The Language of Philately: The Alphabetelately of new Zealand Stamps and Postal History – Large Vermeil, 84 points

2009

Timpex 2009 Exhibition at Timaru

The A to Z of new Zealand Examples of Philatelic Terms – Vermeil, 79 points

2008

Tarapex 2008 Exhibition at New Plymouth

The language of Philately – Large Silver, 73 points

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