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WILDE CUP 2013
has been jointly awarded to Nick Burrell and Harmon Fine.
was announced in NL. 367/1 that the Wilde Cup would not be awarded this
year (2013), however, it was later decided that a revote should take
place. The original decision was made because additional research
indicates it seems likely that only 1 of the 4 covers comprising 2013
Wilde Cup entry 3, Covers carried by Italian Ships to and from Hong
Kong – Previously Unrecorded, was carried by the Italian line (see Jn.
367/29). However, it has since been deemed that this decision
unfairly penalised the other two entrants.
was only for the 25 members who voted back in August, either at Repton
or electronically to the editor. Voting was just for the three original
entries. Entries 1 and 2 remained unchanged, but the
wording/justification for entry 3 was changed due to the above
mentioned new information coming to light since August. All 25
members were contacted by email or another means, being given the
revised write-up for entry 3, which is presented on the Wilde Cup page of this website.
voting was completed by 31 December 2013 so that the result could be
posted in NL. 368/1. Of the 25 members who voted in August, 21
voted again, one chose not to vote again, and three did not contact the
Hong Kong Fiscal Seals & Adhesives|
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arranged as opportunities arise.
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