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Erik Hamberg

Erik Hamberg

PHILATELIC CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: 

Erik Hamberg

Birth-date: 

December 19, 1951

Profession: 

Librarian at the philatelic library, Postmuseum, Stockholm, since 1990

MEMBER OF THE:

  • Swedish Philatelic Federation
  • The Swedish Postal History Society (SSPD)
  • The Swedish Philatelic Federation's local club of Uppsala
  • Stockholm Philatelic Society
  • Scandinavian Collectors Club

PHILATELIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Swedish delegate to the F.I.P. Commission for Literature; member of the board since 2008
  • Member of the board of the Swedish Committee for Jury and Exhibition Matters
  • International juror for Postal History since 2001
  • Chairman of the Swedish Postal History Society (SSPD)

PHILATELIC ACTIVITIES:

Speeches about exhibitions, philatelic literature and Swedish philately since the 1970ies.

Secretary of the Swedish Philatelic Federation's local club in Gothenburg 1975-1979, vice chairman 1980-1990. Secretary of the Swedish Postal History Society (SSPD) 1987-1996, chairman since 2004.
Member of the board of the Swedish Philatelic Federation 1989-1992.

Articles and reviews in Svensk Filatelistisk Tidskrift / Filatelisten since the 1970ies.
Articles in the exhibition catalogues at Väst 78, Gothia 81, Nordia 94, Gothex 2001.
Monograph: “Storsamlaren Hans Lagerlöf” (Postmuseum, Stockholm 1996)
Article in Methods and Topics in Postal History: “Nordic Mails and Routes” (Tucson 2001)
Articles in the Postmuseum yearbook Postryttaren 1993, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008.
Articles in Aktuellt om Posthistoria 1991.

Editor of the Postmuseum yearbook Postryttaren 1994-2000, co-editor since 2001.
Editor of Aktuellt om Posthistoria 2006 (SSPD).

Awarded the Strandell medal 2006.

COLLECTING INTERESTS:

Swedish postal history 1875-1892; Swedish registered, insured and C.O.D. mail 1885-1990.
Basic traditional collections on Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland & Switzerland.

EXHIBITION EXPERIENCE:

I started with traditional Swedish exhibits as a youth at Regional, Nordic and International exhibitions during the 1970ies. After that I concentrated on a Swedish ringtype (circle type) 1877-1886 postal history exhibit, which now is called Ringtype Mail 1877-1886. This has been shown at:

Bofilex 1982 (Nat. – Silver)
Ienecopia 1984 (Nat. – Large Silver)
Gothex 1985 (Nat. – Vermeil)
Stockholmia 86 (Int. – Vermeil)
Hafnia 1987 (Int. - Large Silver)
India 1989 (Int. – Vermeil)
Nordia 90 (Nordic – Vermeil)
Örphil 91 (Nat. – Large Vermeil)
Nordia 1993 (Nordic – Vermeil)
Carlfilex 1997 (Nat. – Large Vermeil)
Amphilex 2002 (Int. – Vermeil)
Nordia 2005 (Nordic – Large Vermeil)

Member of the exhibition committee at the following exhibitions:
Gothia 76, Väst 78, Gothia 81, Gothex 85 (all in Gothenburg), Solphil 93 (Stockholm).

JURY EXPERIENCE

  • Regional: 
    • TFF 45 (Trollhättan 1984)
    • Kolifejs 86 (Värnamo 1986)
    • Frim-Ö 91 (Motala 1991) 
  • National: 
    • Wexiö 650 (1992) – chairman of the jury
    • Sol-is 1997 – chairman of the jury
    • Carlex 99
    • Fjällfil 2002
    • Järvenpää 2006 (Finland)
  • Nordic:
    • Nordia 95
    • Nordia 2000
  • International:
    • Israel 2008 
  • Jury apprentice:
    • National: Gothia 81, Scarex 88
    • Nordic: Nordia 94
    • International: Belgica 01

Secretary to the Jury at Gothia 81 in Gothenburg.

Stockholm July 18, 2008