Former Members

Accademia di San Marciano, Sezione Vessillologica (ASM)

Type: institution
Established: summer 1967
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: removed August 13, 1987
Territory: Italy
Periodical Publication: Armi Antiche (ISSN 0403-2268; multilingual; annual; since 1954)
Notes: Sezione Vessillologica ceased to be active 1975 after the creation of CISV

Asociación Venezolana de Simbología (AVS)
VENEZIMBOL

Type: association
Established: 2001
Member Since: August 1, 2005 (number 61)
Membership Ended: resigned September 1, 2015 (Constitution art. 8(a))
Territory: Venezuela
Periodical Publication: none
Notes: ceased to be active after Raúl Jesús Orta Pardo’s death on July 17, 2010

Association française d’études internationale de vexillologie (AFEIV)

Type: association
Established: December 2, 1966
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: resigned 1987
Territory: France
Periodical Publication: Vexillologia (French; 1967 to 1975)
Notes: changed name on July 28, 1969 from Association internationale d’études vexillologique (AIEV); ceased to be active in late 1975 or early 1976

Confederate States Vexillological Association (CSVA)

Type: association
Established: December 29, 2000
Member Since: July 23, 2001 (number 54)
Membership Ended: resigned November 27, 2008
Territory: United States: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia
Periodical Publication: Stars and Bars (ISSN 1535-6779; English; quarterly; since 2001; available online at http://www.csvex.org/stars_bars.html)
Notes: ceased to be active after Devereaux Cannon’s death on December 29, 2007

Cumann Vexilleolaioch na hÉireann (CVE)
Vexillological Society of Ireland

Type: association
Established: March 3, 1984
Member Since: May 28, 1985 (number 25)
Membership Ended: resigned 1992
Territory: Ireland
Periodical Publication: Irish Vexillology Newsletter (?; 1984 to 1987)
Notes: last active in FIAV in 1991

The Flag Design Center (FDC)

Type: institution
Established: September 30, 1978
Member Since: August 27, 1981 (number 21)
Membership Ended: resigned August 7, 2007
Territory: Poland
Periodical Publication: none
Notes: Alfred Znamierowski was the director; last active in FIAV in 2003; FDC’s work was taken over by IHW

Flag Research Centre of Sri Lanka (FRCSL)
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Flag Research Centre of Sri Lanka (FRCSL)

Type: institution
Type: institution
Established: July 1, 1975
Member Since: June 12, 1977 (provisional); September 8, 1977 (full) (number 18)
Territory: Sri Lanka
Periodical Publication: Flag (1982 only)

Gesellschaft für Österreichische Heereskunde (GOH)

Type: institution
Established: ? 1972 (established as “study circle”), ? 1975 (became “constituted association”)
Member Since: April 17, 1975 (number 17)
Membership Ended: resigned January 3, 1997
Territory: Austria
Periodical Publication: Militaria Austriaca (German; since 1977)
Notes: ICV 8 (Wein 1979) organizer

The Heraldry and Vexilology Society of Malta (HAVSOM)

Type: association
Established: January 23, 1995
Member Since: August 12, 1997 (number 46)
Membership Ended: resigned September 1, 2015 (Constitution art. 8(a))
Territory: Malta
Periodical Publication: It-Tarka u ‘l-Bandiera / The Shield and the Flag (English; since 1996)
Notes: ceased to be active around 2004

Heraldry Society, Flag Section (HSFS)

Type: association
Established: September 7, 1967
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: removed August 13, 1987
Territory: United Kingdom
Periodical Publication: Newsletter (English; 1969 to ?)
Flagmaster (ISSN 0142-5129; English; quarterly; 1971 to 1975)
The Coat of Arms (English; quarterly; since ?)
The Heraldry Gazette (English; quarterly; since ?)
Notes: Flag Section ceased to be active April 11, 1972 after creation of FI in 1971

Mauritius Buch Verlag GmbH (MBV)

Type: institution
Established: April 11, 1991
Member Since: August 12, 1997 (number 44)
Membership Ended: resigned September 1, 2015 (Constitution art. 8(a))
Territory: Germany
Periodical Publication: none
Notes: originally admitted as Associate Member; became voting Member July 23, 2001; publisher of the 1992 reprint of Ottfried Neubecker’s 1939 Flaggenbuch; last active in FIAV in 1997

National Flag Foundation (NFF)

Type: association
Established: March 26, 1968
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: resigned September 1, 2015 (Constitution art. 8(a))
Territory: United States
Periodical Publications: The New Constellation (ISSN 1048-7980; English; triannual; 1990 to ?)
Flag Plaza Standard (ISSN 0882-2220; English; triannual 1970 to 1990)
Notes: changed name on April 12, 1972 from Flag Plaza Foundation (FPF); last active in FIAV in 2005

Office Généalogique et Héraldique de Belgique (OGHB)

Type: institution
Established: May 4, 1942
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: resigned after GA 9 (Madrid 1985)
Territory: Belgium
Periodical Publications: Le Parchemin (?; since ?)
Le Héraut (?; since ?)
Le Recueil (?; since ?)
Notes: last active in FIAV in 1985

Societatea Română de Vexilologie (SRV)

Type: association
Established: April 3, 1998
Member Since: July 29, 1999 (number 48)
Membership Ended: resigned September 1, 2015 (Constitution art. 8(a))
Territory: Romania
Periodical Publication: Societatea Română de Vexilologie (Romanian; annual; since 1998)
Notes: ceased to be active after Maria Dogaru’s death on January 2, 2006

Stichting Vlaggenmuseum Nederland (SVN)

Type: institution
Established: June 6, 1997
Member Since: July 14, 2009 (number 64)
Membership Ended: resigned March 12, 2017
Territory: Netherlands
Periodical Publications: Vlaggenlijn (Dutch; 1998 to 2008)
Vlag! (ISSN 1877-167X; Dutch; triannually; since 2008 (in collaboration with Nederlandse Vereniging voor Vlaggenkunde and Stichting Vlaggenparade Rotterdam))
Notes: changed name on November 26, 2007 from Stichting Vlaggenmuseum Rotterdam (SVR); voluntarily resigned after efforts to find funding and housing for SVN were unsuccessful

Stichting voor Banistiek en Heraldiek (SBH)

Type: institution
Established: June 30, 1964
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: resigned 1981 following ICV 9
Territory: Netherlands
Periodical Publication:  ?
Notes: see GA 7 minutes, Info-FIAV number 16, pages 30–31; the location of SBH’s resignation letter is unknown

Tumbling Waters Museum of Flags (TWMF)

Type: institution
Established: July 1, 1974
Member Since: April 17, 1975 (number 16)
Membership Ended: resigned September 1, 2015 (Constitution art. 8(a))
Territory: United States
Periodical Publication: Flags (English; 1975 to 1978)
Notes: last active in FIAV in 2007

United States Flag Foundation (USFF)

Type: association
Established: December 31, 1942
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: resigned April 28, 2003
Territory: United States
Periodical Publication: none
Notes: successor to the American Flag Association (AFA), which was established February 18, 1898 and changed name on April 10, 1924 to the United States Flag Association (USFA)

Västra Sveriges Heraldiska Sällskap (VSHS)

Type: association
Established: December 14, 1960 (branch of Societas Heraldica Scandinavica), ? 1963 (established as independent organization)
Member Since: May 31, 1985 (number 26)
Membership Ended: resigned September 1, 2015 (Constitution art. 8(a))
Territory: Sweden
Periodical Publication: Meddelande från VSHS (Swedish; irregular; since ?)
Notes: last active in FIAV in 2001

Vlaggen Dokumentatie Centrum Nederland (VDCN)
Flag Documentation Centre Netherlands

Type: institution
Established: November 1, 1978
Member Since: July 23, 2001 (number 53)
Membership Ended: removed August 1, 2005
Territory: Netherlands
Periodical Publication: Info-Bulletin (ISSN 1383-312X; Dutch/English; semiannual 1978 to 1999)
Vlaggen-Info (Dutch/English; quarterly; since 2000)
Notes: ceased to be active after Derkwillem Visser, Jr.’s death on November 24, 2001

Wappen-Herold, Deutsche Heraldische Gesellschaft e.V. (WH)

Type: institution
Established: November 6, 1963
Member Since: September 7, 1969 (charter)
Membership Ended: removed July 3, 1995
Territory: Germany
Periodical Publication: Der Tappert (ISSN 0082-1705; German; irregular; 1964 to 1981)
Notes: ceased to be active after Ottfried Neubecker’s death in 1992