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OCTOBER & DECEMBER 2016

 

              
October 2016 

  • Collecting World War One - Part 3. -  Dave Hill continues his series explaining how he breaks down his collection of postal history material from this conflict and now he looks at Italy, the USA and Switzerland.

  • A postcard sent when Great Britain and the Empire was on the brink of War. Michael Goodman muses on the writer of an idyllic picture postcard sent on that fateful day - 4 August 1914
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  • The 98th Philatelic Congress of Great Britain  - A report from Chris Oliver..

  • New Issues

  • Magna Carta 1516 - Belgium and Luxemburg commemorate the House of Thurn & Taxis

  • Royal Copenhagen porcelain from Denmark

  • The Historic Gates of Gibraltar

  • Travelling Post Offices in Argentina.

  • Meeting report -  A Detailed and informative report on the of Basutoland given by Allen Wood FRPSL at the Saturday Meeting on 15th August 2016 
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  • Book Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews are a regular feature of the magazine. In this issue we look at
    GB Used Abroad : Cancellations and Postal Markings by John Parmenter  and Ken Gordon
    Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Catalogue - Northern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda 4th ed. 2016
    Stanley Gibbons Collect Channel Islands and Isle of Man Stamps 30th
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    Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Catalogue - Indian Ocean 3rd ed. 2016 

    .PLUS -  Other Regular Features - 

    • The President's Piece, National PS News, Message from the Editor

    • Letters to the Editor

    • Other Philatelic News   

    • Stamp Fairs Listing -  late September, October & November 2016


December 2016 
  • How an Old Album threw light on 19th Century Forgeries - Gerhard Lang-Valchs studies the ways in which the work of the forger appeared in some of the nineteenth century catalogues, with particular reference to Newfoundland stamps of 1866.

  • Checklist of Articles in the British Philatelic Press - our twice yearly listing covers the period January - June 2016
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  • Twists and Turns of Danish History on line - Michael Goodman reports on this year's Stuart Rossiter Memorial Lecture.

  • New Issues

    • Europa 2016 - "Think Green"

    • Falkland Islands Definitives - a new value appears

    • Austria marks the Centenary of the Death of Emperor Franz Joseph I E 

    • A new series of Austrian Classic Stamps

    • Birds from Norfolk Island - the first issues under the island's changed status.

  • Meeting reports -  A Detailed and informative reports on Aspects of Switzerland, the display given by Frank Parsons on Saturday, 10 September 2016, Aspects of Rhodesia  by Christopher Cooksey FRPSL on 8 October 2016  and on the entries in this year's Competitions Day on 5th November 2016. 

  • Book Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews are a regular feature of the magazine. In this issue we look at
    Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue - Arabia (1st edition, 2016)
    Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Catalogue - Australia (10th edition 2016) 
    Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue - French Colonies (1st edition, 2016) 
    The Maritime Connections to and from New South Wales before 1876
    by Paul Wijnants 
    Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps 1840-1970 (119 edition 2017)
    St. Lucia
    by Charles Freeland
    Gravure Stamp Cylinders
    by Glenn H Morgan FRPSL 
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  • PLUS -  Other Regular Features - 

    • The President's Piece, National PS News, Message from the Editor

    • Letters to the Editor

    • Other Philatelic News   

    • Stamp Fairs Listing -  late November, December 2016 & January 2017.

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