Website Awards
Keith Larson

These awards are from other stamp collectors and webmasters who recognize SOSSI for the philatelic value added to the internet.


Webmaster Awards <> Philatelic Awards



Glassine Surfer Classic Site
Stamp Collecting's Classic Sites

These sites are "Stamp Collecting's Classic Sites" and cover their topics like no others.  Each site is a blend of quality content, demonstrating outstanding knowledge of the topic, and quality design based on the site's usability, dependability and creativity. The Glassine Surfer




View FIP Website Results 2001

As a continuation of its program to encourage and promote all forms of philatelic literature, Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (the International Philatelic Federation or FIP) is providing for an annual evaluation of philatelic Web sites.  The showcase for the 2001 results was announced in Copenhagen, Denmark at HAFNIA '01, 16-21 October.  The evaluation was completed by a panel of seven accredited literature jurors from six countries, who made the SOSSI web site Hors Concours.





PHILTEMA 2001

PHILTEMA was the 10th annual international exhibition of Scout thematic philately held in Cinisello Balsamo, Italy from February 22-25, 2001.  The judges awarded the SOSSI web site a Gold Award for Scout Philatelic Literature.





TOP LINK OF THE WEEK

I added today your famous website to Japhila Philatelic online magazine as TOP LINK OF THE WEEK.
Best wishes, Breta Janik




View FIP Website Results
FIP Best Philatelic Web Site

As a continuation of its program to encourage and promote all forms of philatelic literature, Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (the International Philatelic Federation or FIP) is providing for an annual evaluation of philatelic Web sites. The showcase for the 2000 results was ESPAÑA 2000, held in Madrid, 6-14 October.  The evaluation was completed by a panel of seven accredited literature jurors from six countries, who awarded the SOSSI web site the Best Philatelic Web Site Award.




View MIDAPHIL 2000 Award List


The MIDAPHIL 2000 Committee extends our appreciation and congratulations to the philatelic websites that entered our 2000 competition.  This was in conjunction with the MIDAPHIL National Stamp Show held on October 13-15, 2000 in Lenexa, Kansas.  The judges awarded the SOSSI web site a Gold Award with "Special Prize" indicating a highly-recommended site.




APS StampShow 2000 Vermeil Award in Philatelic Literature


STAMPSHOW 2000 was sponsored by the American Philatelic Society.  It was held from August 24-27, 2000 in the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island.  The Literature Exhibition judges panel awarded the SOSSI web site a Vermeil Award in Philatelic Literature, Handbook category.




COLOPEX 2000 Silver-Bronze Award in Philatelic Literature


COLOPEX 2000 is a World Series of Philately show sponsored by the Columbus Philatelic Club, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.  Held from March 31-April 2, 2000, the Literature Exhibition judges panel awarded the SOSSI web site a Silver-Bronze Award in Philatelic Literature.




MIDAPHIL 99 Award List MIDAPHIL 99 Award List


We are pleased to announce the honors awarded to the website entries in the 1999 competition produced in conjunction with the MIDAPHIL National Stamp Show held on October 22-24, 1999 in Lenexa, Kansas.




View FIP Website Results
With Special Prize

The Fédération Internationale de Philatélie conducted the first of a once-per-year evaluation process of those philatelic Web sites whose webmasters or sponsoring organizations wished to participate.




Stamp Collecting's Best of the Net

"The Stamp Collecting Guidesite at About.com is proud to award the About.com 'Best of the Net' award to you and your SOSSI web site.  It was selected because yours is a terrific mix of quality content, demonstrating outstanding knowledge of the topic, and quality design based on the site's usability, dependability and creativity.  Your site is among the first ten Stamp Collecting 'Best of The Net' awards."  [About.com Stamp Collecting by Mike Mills no longer exists as of 10/01]




Jump to Francis Chan's Site

Scouts on Stamps Society International
"A society for scouts stamps collectors.  Those who are looking for a theme (topical) to collect might also like to take a look at this site.  It have tons of information on the subject including some articles on exhibiting.  A wonderful site!"


Scouts on Stamps Society Internationalhas been selected as a featured site in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources for stamp collecting on the web by our Researchers.  These pages were nominated for inclusion and review:






Sidney Fenemore




"As you would expect a well done and highly informative site for the Scouts and Guides."