The word etiquette, from the French word for label,  is defined in the dictionary as “...the forms, manners, and ceremonies established by convention as required in society.”  In philatelic terms, this includes advisory labels placed on mail to accomplish or expedite delivery.  The best known is the airmail etiquette.  Others include advisories for Express, Registration, and some unusual ones like Fragile and Eggs.

Information regarding etiquettes may be found in The Revealer, the official publication of the Eire Philatelic Association.  A searchable CD ROM of the first 50 years of The Revealer is available through the Special Offers Manager.

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Annual ÉPA Virtual Meeting

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Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

Due to Covid 19 concerns, the NOJEX ÉPA Annual General Meeting has  been cancelled.  Since this is our opportunity to get together at our annual meeting, we are instead taking steps to set up a Zoom meeting, as many philatelic societies have done.  The date will be Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT), and it will include a Power Point presentation by Robert Benninghoff entitled Border between Two Irelands.  All members with email addresses will be invited to join by our Vice President Mike Canavan (michaelscanav