Collectors Fair Broke Attendance Record

The 11th international collectors fair Bratislava Collectors Days culminated in Incheba with amazing success. In two days it was visited by 4.876 collectors and people interested in post stamps, old coins, small antiquities, post cards, phone cards, medals, minerals and many other attractions. The total area of 4.200m2 presented 190 exhibitors from 20 countries including Lebanon. For the first time ever, the Deutsche Post did participate on the Bratislava Collectors Days.

Collectors´ pieces included several unique rarities. On Saturday an auction took place concerning the most precious Czechoslovak coin – 5 cent coin from 1924. The buyer who finally obtained the coin did not hesitate to offer 17.000€ for its purchase. The offer also included almost all rare Czechoslovak coins from 1918 to 1993.

Visitors could get acquainted with remarkable collection of the well known collector Vojtech Jankovič titled “My Life as a Bicycle”. This thematic exhibit dedicated to bicycle, its history, development and evolution, manufacture and various forms of its use is unique also thanks to its thematic processing that reminds a stamp-illustrated encyclopaedia.

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Slovak Post, besides others, introduced new stamp from the EUROPE 2014 series whose motives are “National Musical Instruments”. The stamp carries depicted traditional Slovak folk instrument – a three-voice bagpipes. During whole course of the collectors fair, a free service of philatelic collections evaluation was available for all visitors, as well as production of stamps with personalized coupon. Programme for the littlest collectors was enhanced by Children Post.      

For more info:

Martina Macková
Spokeswoman
Incheba, a.s.
Viedenská cesta 3-7
851 01 Bratislava, Slovakia
M + 421 911 100 726
T  + 421 2 6727  3345