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 Grimason ~ Tuvalu
Tom Bright ~ Airmail Covers
Ian Gray ~ The Japanese "Shinkansen" (Bullet Train)
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.