Phil Kenton awarded with the Congress Medal

We are pleased to announce that Phil Kenton FRPSL, a long-standing member of Bookham Stamp Club was awarded the ABPS 2012 Congress Medal. The ABPS President, John Baron presented it to Phil (right in photo above) at our meeting in November. The Congress Medal was inaugurated in 1959 at the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain held at Torquay. This prestigious Medal, together with a lapel pin, is presented to just one person each year at the annual ABPS Philatelic Congress in recognition of dedication and voluntary service to British Philately at National level.