Crawford Medal 2021
Cavendish Philatelic Society's own James Grimwood-Taylor RDP, FRPSL has been awarded the 2021 Crawford Medal for the most valuable and original contribution to the study and knowledge of philately published in book form in the past year.
On Wednesday 7th July the Crawford Committee met to consider nominations for the award of the Crawford Medal. It is awarded for the most valuable and original contribution to the study and knowledge of philately published in book form during the relevant period. The Medal is open to world-wide competition. 25 books were nominated and the Committee awarded the Medal to James Grimwood-Taylor RDP, FRPSL for his book International Postal Reforms: Volume 1, Postal Reforms and the Historical Background to the Postage Stamp 1550 to 1839; Volume 2, The Birth of the Postage Stamp and its International Effects 1840 to 1898.
The Committee's decision has been confirmed by members of Council. Congratulations James!