Here is what The Danish Philatelic Federation DFF wrote on their home page in April 2007 about the ceremony:
(A screenshot only - showing an old photo from 1970 (!) of me in the lower left corner)
|Below: The president of the Danish Philatelic Federation, Erik Vermeij, presented the Golden Pin to me and explained what I've done for Danish and international philately during a bit more than 30 years. The people on the photo are the president of KPK: Morten Pieper, Erik Hvidberg Hansen (secretary of the KPK), Heino Jørgensen (chairman at the annual meeting), me, Holger Carstensen (treasurer of KPK) and Erik Vermeij:|
The Danish Philatelic Federation's Medal of Honour for outstanding Service:
THE GOLDEN PIN
This award was introduced in 1988 and is intended for persons who have: 1.
Served for a long time in the Danish Philatelic Federation - 2.
Served as president for one of the Federation's clubs in an outstanding
way and have done work for the Federation - or 3. Done an
outstanding job at the international level for philately in general.
The award is be recommended by a member of the board of the Danish
Philatelic Federation or one of the Danish Federation's contact
persons. (The recipients are from Denmark unless otherwise stated).
Awards have been made to date to the following:
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This page will not be further updated. For newer awardees, please contact The Danish Philatelic Federation.