Link collection towards the preservation of private collecting

2015/07/28 | Categories: Articles, News

The Commissioner for Culture and Media of the German Federal Government is preparing an amendment of the German Act towards the Protection of Cultural Heritage (Kulturgutschutzgesetz; KultgSchG). German news outlets are covering the act’s financial effects on collectors of e.g. valuable paintings. What has hardly been mentioned so far is the fact that all German collectors and dealers specializing in objects starting from EUR 100 (“archaeological objects”) or respectively EUR 2,500 will be affected by the amendment. ...more

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Appeal by “CoinsWeekly” editor-in-chief Ursula Kampmann

2015/07/28 | Categories: Articles, News

We are using a web-based petition to try and demonstrate how many people support private collecting in Germany. After we published the petition online on Tuesday afternoon I sent out an e-mail to some colleagues and friends, and that was when all hell broke loose. Phone calls and e-mails kept flooding in from people thanking us and asking how they could help the cause. This is something we cannot be grateful enough for as my own small network will never manage to collect the 120,000 signatures needed for the German Federal Diet (Bundestag) to attend to the petition’s appeal. ...more

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Online petition for preserving the right to privately collect

2015/07/28 | Categories: Articles, News

Dear collectors, as some of you may have heard already, the Commissioner for Culture and Media of the German Federal Government is currently preparing an amendment of the German Act towards the Protection of Cultural Heritage (Kulturgutschutzgesetz; KultgSchG). We are therefore asking you to sign the following online petition which we support in its entirety. It will only take you a few minutes to help towards an internationally open trade. Please feel free to sign either with your name or anonymously. ...more

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Rückblick und Aufruf zum 12.12.12

2012/11/21 | Categories: Press, Articles, Announcements

Das bevorstehende „Jahrhundert-Datum 12. Dezember 2012“ – das letzte für lange Zeit – bietet einen würdigen Anlass für einen Rückblick: Was geschah vor 100 Jahren, am 12. Dezember 1912? In der Rubrik „Markt-Spiegel“ (Dezember-Ausgabe der Zeitschrift „Briefmarken Spiegel“ / erscheint Ende November) erfahren Sie, wie das Stempel-Datum 12.12.(19)12 in vielfältiger Form mit Souvenirs gefeiert wurde. Selbst dieser Umstand ist philatelistisch bzw. philokartistisch... ...more