"THE SCOUTS ON STAMPS EXHIBITION"
ATHENS GREECE 1970The "Scouts on Stamps Exhibition" was organized on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the foundation of the Scout Association of Greece (Soma Hellinon Proskopon) and the seventieth anniversary of the issue of the Mafeking Siege stamps, which are considered as the first ever scouts on stamps.
The organization of this exhibition was initiated and implemented by Panayotis D. Cangelaris, then Assistant Scout Leader in the 2nd Scout Group of Psychico District, in Athens Greece, who designed the special commemorative cancel and the Catalogue, wrote the latter's texts and exhibited his collection in fifteen frames.
The Official First Day Cover
The special commemorative cancel used during the inaugural day of the Exhibition
The first and last page of the Exhibition Catalogue
Seventy Years of Scouts on Stamps 1900-1970
Brief comment on the Exhibition and Events Calendar
Listed in the Catalogue is the exhibit of the Cangelaris Collection
It was divided in five parts:
Two more frames were added comprising the thematic exhibit "Scouting and Stamps" by Michael Chatzimichalis (Silver-Bronze Medal at the 1st Pan Hellenic Philatelic Exhibition 1966). At the inaugural day Carolos Canetis showed in albums his scouts on stamps collection too. Both were, then, Commissioners at the G.C. of the S.A.G. (S.H.P.)
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