Traditional Philately

Arthur Saxton Trophy

The trophy shall be awarded for principally the study of a stamp or stamps of any country. Entries may be of any period of time, and can be specialised or non-specialised, feature studies including plating, and include postal stationary, proofs or essays.

The General Rules shall apply.

The judges shall award marks for each entry within the following maxims:

Presentation 15
Condition 15
Rarity 10
Treatment 20
Importance 5
Philatelic and Related Knowledge, Personal Study and Research 35
Total 100


Note: Rarity refers to the number existing and the difficulty in obtaining items and NOT to their monetary value.