Lanarkshire Philatelic Society



"5 Sheets or 50 pence"


Thirty six society members displayed a wide variety of material at this our final display meeting of the season. 

First round displays and themes were:-

Margaret Allan ~ Children on Stamps; 

Sheila Sinclair ~ Jigsaw Stamps; 

Chris Moffat ~  First Automatic Sorting Machine, Southampton, 1957; 

Sam Sankus ~ Embroidered Christmas Cards and German Military Seals from World War 1; 

Gordon Shepherd ~ Rhodesian UDI issues;

John Potter ~ Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1957/8;

Ken Mathieson ~ Vulcanism;

Maureen Mathieson ~ Modern Swiss stamps, including a Braille & a wooden issue;

Andy Napier ~ Fiji Definitive issue FDCs, 1938 to 1995;

Ken Norris ~ Prince Ranier of Monaco;

Andy Robertson ~ Italian Aero History, 1909/11;

Ellen Currie ~ Travel in Miniature;

Brian Dow ~ William Wallace;

Walter Tytherleigh ~ Japanese occupation of the Philippines;

Alex Grimason ~ Glasgow Postmarks, 1791 to 1907;

Brian Trainer ~ German Tourism Issues 


Helen Bruce ~ recent New Zealand Issues.


After a quick pause, for breath, and a cup of tea the second "half" displays were:-

Margaret Lyth ~ Postcards of Arran;

Jim Fulton ~ Greece;

Boyd Brown ~ Artwork by the designer Tony Theobald

Jim Grassom ~ South African Railways;

Alan Rushworth ~ Early GB stamps & covers;

Bob Eadie ~ Postcards of Rome;

David K. Brown ~ Classic Cars;

Tom Bright ~ British Antarctic Territory definitive stamps, 1963 & 2003;

David Matthews ~ Early Bechuanaland (GB overprints),

Eric Ross ~ Austrian Buildings (circa 1953);

Alex Magowan ~ Australian Miniature Sheets;

David Haig ~ Stamps for ANKH MORPORK from Terry Pratchett's book "Going Postal";

Ian MacPherson ~ Malaysian Covers;

Emslie MacPherson ~ Borneo-Wildlife;

Jessie Henderson ~ Achnacarry Castle and the commando training centre at Spean Bridge;

Bill Izett ~ CB Radio;

Paul McGowan ~ Maps 


Terry Woods ~ Lanarkshire Postal History.


Vice President, and organiser, Derek Wiltshire, in his Vote of Thanks, acknowledged the wealth of "talent" on show this evening.