Lanarkshire Philatelic Society



"5 Sheets or 50 pence"


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

First round displays and themes were:-

Eric Ross ~ Austria

Terry Woods ~ Lanarkshire Postal History.

Ian MacPherson ~ Mexico, Hunting Licences and Conservation Issues.

Brian Dow ~ Perthshire & The Stagecoach Company

Alan Rushworth ~ Places where I've lived!

David Haig ~ Ankh Morpork (from Harry Potter)

Margaret Allan ~ Christmas Stamps (some new acquisitions)

Julia McLeod ~ A cruise to St Kilda

Bob Eadie ~ Orchids

Your Webmaster ~ Fiji Paquebot & Ship Mail Covers

Jessie Henderson ~ Robert the Bruce

Bill Izatt ~ Robert the Bruce 

Jim Fulton ~ The Great Fire of Salonika

Bill Jardine ~ British Antarctic Territory

Margaret Lyth ~ The Scottish Parliament

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

Paul McGowan ~ Netherlands, Bulbs & Flowers

Jim Grassom ~ Railway Stations

Ken Norris ~ Amy Johnson 

John Potter ~ Hamilton

Alex Magowan ~ Early Rugby memorabilia

Emslie MacPherson ~ WWF, Elephants on stamps

Helen Bruce ~ Some recent New Zealand issues

Sheila Sinclair ~ Centenary of San Francisco earthquake

Brian Trainer ~ 500th Anniversary of General Letter Offices in Europe

Derek Wiltshire ~ Postcards of Zanzibar

Clayton Scott ~ My travels in East Germany (1980s)

Andy Robertson ~ The Graf Spee, Altmark and Italian airmails for German internees in Argentina

Alex Grimson ~ Tuvalu

Tom Bright ~ Airmail Covers

Ian Gray ~ The Japanese "Shinkansen" (Bullet Train)

& finally

Albert Tong ~ China

Vice President, and organiser, Elsie Miller, in her Vote of Thanks, acknowledged the wealth of "talent" on show this evening and intimated how much she had enjoyed the evening.