FEPA Medal for exceptional philatelic study and research 2009
Nino Aquila and Francesco Orlando (Italy) for
“Sicilia – I timbri del Nuovo Re” (Sicily – The postmarks of the new King),
– published by Giulio Bolaffi Editore in 2009.
This outstanding work, best in class at Italia 2009, deals with the postal service in the Sardo-Italian period (1861-63).
The authors provide comprehensive, systematic and up-to-date information on a subject of high international significance, thereby completing the trilogy devoted to the stamps and the postal history of Sicily.
Read the presentation in FEPA NEWS no 17 page 79.