Lanarkshire Philatelic Society
"5 sheets or 50 pence"
It was an evening of much variety at the Lanarkshire Philatelic Society last Friday (25th) when members either "Showed 5 Sheets or paid 50 pence!"
The President, Mrs Ellen Currie, ‘kicked-off’ the evening with her display of Stained Glass windows at Mount Stuart on Bute.
Julia MacLeod showed Operas and their Settings
Margaret Allan – Christmas stamps
Philip Morgan-Klein – Friedensreich Hundertwasser – UN 1983
George Graham – Iceland and its islands
Jim Fulton – Salonika
Robin Wishart – British Locomotives
David Haig – Cinderella stamps of Ankh-Morpork
Albert Tong – British Birds
Gordon Shepherd – Crimean War
Alex Magowan – Rugby Union World Cup 2007
Ken Liddell – The Butchart Gardens, Victoria BC
Jessie Henderson – Offa’s Dyke
Andy Robertson – The Prancing Horse
Mike Cleary – Wilhelm Roentgen – X-Ray Discovery
After a break for tea, David Brown led us off with his display of Robert Burns
Ian Gray showed the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Railway
Elsie Miller – Children’s Literature
Terry Woods – Lanarkshire Postal History – Surcharge stamps
Bob Eadie – UK Gardens
Ken Norris – Orchids
Sam Sankus – The Language of Tea
Brian Dow – Norway, Special Cancellations
Chris Moffat – Birds of Malawi
Sheila Sinclair – Language of Flowers
Bill Jardine - Ireland
Alan Rushworth - West Highland Steamer – ‘RMS Fusilier’
Eric Ross – Machins
Maureen Mathieson – UN Geneva
Alex Grimason – Postmarks of early 1800s
Paul McGowan – Minerals
Margaret Lyth – Old Uddingston
The President, Ellen Currie, in her Vote of Thanks praised everyone who had displayed and expressed admiration at the great diversity of interests there is amongst members. She also gave warm thanks to Margaret Lyth for her very capable organisation of the evening.
This meeting concludes the Session of 2007-2008. We shall resume on Friday, 5th September at 7:30pm, in St Andrews Church Hall, Avon Street, Hamilton, with the ‘President’s Night’.
We will welcome anyone who has an interest in stamps, postal history or postcards.