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Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vlaggenkunde (NVvV)


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[The flag of NVvV]
by Mark Sensen 11 August 1996

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Mailing Address

Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vlaggenkunde (NVVV)
c/o Anton Warnies
Saliestraat 10

Other information

Type: association
President/Other: Anton Warnies, interim president
Secretary: Anton Warnies, secretary
Telephone: +31 (36) 5341 297 (Anton Warnies)
e-mail: Jos Poels
Home Page:

Established: 19 June 1966
Member Since: 7 September 1969 (charter)
Membership Status: full

Territory: Netherlands

During the annual general meeting of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vlaggenkunde (NVvV) - Dutch Association of Vexillology - Saturday, 25 March 1995 in the city of Haarlem, Mr. Thijs van Leeuwen was elected chairman. Van Leeuwen, already member of the NVvV board, succeeded Mr. Ger ten Hoeve. Ten Hoeve had been NVvV president since 1982. Board member and editor of the vexillological magazine Vexilla Nostra, Mr. Hans van Heyningen, also retired.

The general meeting elected some new members in the governing body of the NVvV. This consists now of:

Thijs van Leeuwen (chairman); Daan van Leeuwen (treasurer); Anton Warnies (secreatry); Drs. Joost Schokkenbroek (member); Dr. C.A.O. Baron Schimmelpenninck van de Oije (member) and Jos Poels (Vexilla Nostra). Thijs van Leeuwen (Amsterdam) is communication manager of the city of The Hague; Daan van Leeuwen (Dordrecht) is researcher at TNO; Anton Warnies (Almere) is retired chief signaller of the carrier H.M.S. Karel Doorman of the Dutch Navy; Baron Schimmelpenninck van de Oije (Rotterdam) is archivist of the city of Rotterdam; Jos Poels (Grubbenvorst) is journalist and flag publicist. He was treasurer of the NVvV during the period 1979-1984.

Jos Poels was appointed as editor in chief of the bi-montly magazine Vexilla Nostra. Under his rule the magazine will get a new concept and will be restyled.

  • To promote the study of flags and emblems on flags in the Netherlands and abraod;
  • To stimulate conservation and exhibition of old flags and flag charts.

The NVvV is at the moment joined by 57 Dutch members; 13 Dutch institutions; 10 Dutch flag factories and 14 foreign members.


Periodical Publication:
Vexilla Nostra (ISSN 1382-2497; Dutch; quarterly; since 1966)
Vlaggentjdschrift Vexilla Nostra (Dutch; quarterly since 1999)

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