Lanarkshire Philatelic Society
KIRKINTILLOCH SOCIETY VISIT
Four members from Kirkintilloch Society provided the displays for our latest meeting.
Andrew Lothian began the night with his display of stamps from Saar and Danzig.
Bill Colley then showed an amazing range of covers from Polish refugee camps in East Africa.
Bob Barclay showed the stamps of Hungary from 1913 to 1939. This covered periods when Hungary was a Soviet Republic, a national Republic, followed by a Regency in 1920.
Michael Cook completed the display with censored covers to, and from, the Netherlands. This included material from the Boer, First and Second World Wars. During the Second World war, the Queen's stamps were allowed to be used until October 1941, with censorship finally ending on 1st October 1945.
Vice President Terry Woods provided the Vote of Thanks.
Our next meeting, on Friday 20th February, will have fellow member Ian MacPherson showing his Isle of Man material.
Visitors will be made very welcome.