2009 China World Stamp Exhibition was held in Luoyang Henan Province
10th –16th April 2009. A large number of members of the Group
attended at various times, Tay Peng Hian was FIP consultant and Koh
Seow Chuan was Senior Consultant to the International Jury. Both exhibited;
in the Grand Prix d’Honneur Netherlands East Indies 1655-1870,
and Court of Honour Straits Settlements Revenues respectively.
Members exhibiting competitively were:
Yen Boon Swee: Malayan Airmails 1919-1942 - GOLD
Henry Ong:Postal Stationery of the Federated Malaya States 1887-1935
Alan Au Yong: Imperial Eagles of Mexico 1864-1867 - LV
Peter Cockburn: Revenue and Judicial Stamps of the Straits Settlements
Tan Chin Heong: Orchids - V
A.P.Subramanian: Straits Settlements Postal History of the middle
on the Jury included Ross Duberal, Michael Ho, Tan Che Hui, Chua Eu
Tiong ( Apprentice).
Song, Steven Tan, Henry Ong, Peter Singer, Jack Loh, and many others
were seen at the exhibition.
was a very remarkable exhibition being held in conjunction with the
Annual peony Festival in the ancient Imperial City of Luoyang. Latest
estimates of visitors to the exhibition top 600,000. The opening ceremony
at the Stadium was said to have had a budget of £3 million.