Manuel Lago Martínez

Category: Writer and philatelist
Birth Date: 4th September 1917
Birth Place: Vigo (Pontevedra)

He is an expert on Post History. He organised thematic exhibitions (horses, wine, bulls, saving, horse sports and Galicia). He organises and presents philatelic collections and evaluates all sort of material.

 Work & Activities

He has published over 25 works about post such as Prefilatelia de Galicia, prologued by Camilo José Cela. He was a teacher and gave lectures on everything related to post and International Jury.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He got the gold medal of Postal History and 'Gomis' Prize in 1966. He was awarded several gold medals for his collections and over two thousand trophies all over Spain. He provides information and material for all sort of thematic collections and the classic post. He is the president of 'El Castro' Philatelic and Numismatic Club in Vigo.