We are pleased to announce that five eminent philatelists have been elected to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 2020. This is the centenary year of the Roll, which is the highest recognition of achievement and service in world philately. This press release gives the background to the Roll with biographies and photographs of this year’s new signatories.RDPs 2020 (12 downloads)
It is hoped (subject to the Coronavirus situation) that this year’s signing ceremony will take place from 6pm on Monday 4 May at the Royal Philatelic Society London, 15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW. This is during the London 2020 International Stamp Exhibition. There will be an exhibition by RDPs at the same venue from 1pm and the ceremony is followed by a drinks reception. The event is free and there is no need to make a reservation.