According to info got by StampNews.com the "Sberatel/Collector" fair is to be accompanied by many supplementary events. This fair gives an opportunity to meet with a number of authors of stamps, coins and medals or purchase rare items issued or made only for the occasion of this year's fair.
The main highlights for philatelists are the following:
- Louis de Funès – christening ceremony of a mail-card with a special stamp for the occasion. An autograph session of writer Jiří Žák, the author of a biography of the famous "Gendarme of Saint Tropez", and artist Jan Weber, author of the poster for the "The Gendarme and Female Gendarmes" movie.
- The Czech Post, together with the "Filatelie" magazine, will announce the winner of the "Most beautiful handmade occasion stamp of 2013". Czech Post stand.
- A meeting of fans and members of the www.postcrossing.com portal. You will be able to send a special postcard with an occasion stamp officially issued by the Czech Post. Hall 6.
- The christening ceremony of a new stamp sheet "Nature Protection – Beskydy Mountains", with an autograph session of its designers Libuše Knotková and Jaromír Knotek and engraver Martin Srb. Czech Post stand.
- An introduction of new post stamps of the "Czech Cars II" series, followed by an autograph session of their author, Maestro Václav Zapadlík.
- The christening ceremony of a special stamp with the portrait of British actor Lewis Collins, who played Agent Bodie in the legendary British ITV series The Professionals.
These events are already awaited by the collectors from around the world.