issue of Stamp Lover -
Philatelic Observation of Butterflies and Moths
in Medicine - A thematic article on
butterflies that goes further than usual as Vladimir
Kachan looks particularly at their use in
to not to handle the packet - some horror
stories - Barbara Priddy recalls a
few surprises and offers tips for the smooth
operation of a Circulating Packet.
back the Frontiers of Forensic Philately - Paul
Leonard BSc. (Hons.),CSc., FRPSL looks at
opportunities to utilise science-based evidence
to assess philatelic material in his report on
the 3rd International Symposium on Analytical
Methods in Philately held at the Royal
Philatelic Society, London in October 2017.
all Greek to me, with a touch of Albanian -
Four stamps issued by the short-lived Republic
of North Epirus has Dave Hill looking
into one aspect of the Balkan Wars and their
and informative reports on the Members
at the Christmas Meeting on Saturday 2 December
2017 and on the Aviation
Crash Mail Display
given by Paul Cahill at our first meeting
at the Postal Museum on Saturday 13th January
- marking the centenary of the "Baghdad in
British Occupation" stamps.
- Spain celebrates two of
her South Sea Navigators.
- The Halifax tragedy of December
1917 is commemorated by Canada.
- New Trams and a new Funicular in Luxembourg.
- The 200th Anniversary of the
death of Captain Bligh is marked by the Pitcairn
Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews
are a regular feature of the magazine. In this
issue we look at
an atlas of vanished countries 1840-1975 by
Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth and British Empire
Stamps Catalogue 1840-1970 120th ed.
Stanley Gibbons "Collect British
Stamps" 2018 69th ed.
SG Commonwealth Catalogue - Brunei, Malaysia
& Singapore (5th ed 2017)
- Other Regular Features -
Piece, National PS News, Message
from the Editor
to the Editor
Fairs Listing - late
January, February & March 2018..
OF THE NATIONAL PHILATELIC
SOCIETY RECEIVE SIX ISSUES OF
"STAMP LOVER" A
Competitions, November 2017
National's Annual Competitions took
place at the November Meeting and
this year the judges were Dr
Patrick Reid FRPSL and Christine
Wood won the
Class with his entry
"Irish Animals and Marine Life
Post" with Michael Goodman's
entry "New Lease of Life for
Machines as the runner up.