Lanarkshire Philatelic Society
5 sheets or 50 pence
6th May was the evening when our members displayed their diverse
This was "5 Sheets or 50p!" when some 30 members did give a 5
evening was set off by
Bill Wilkie with his wonderful series of Christmas seals
Paul McGowan with postcards showing some of the windmills of The
Derek Wiltshire with beautiful stamps of "Flora of the World"
Robin Wishart displayed interesting covers of the North Yorkshire Moors
Alex Magowan presented miniature sheets of the USA Philatelic Exhibition
Margaret Lyth was irritated with "unsolicited mail"
Maureen Mathieson showed the "Europa" issues of Switzerland
Ellen Currie displayed covers and stamps of Universities of Canada
Ken Norris had interesting envelopes stamped with "Glasgow Revenue
Margaret Allan was preparing early with her show of Christmas stamps
Sheila Sinclair was in the USA with her covers and stamps of the Mount
Alan Rushworth was nearer home with his varied postcards of the Cowal
Chris Moffat showed First Day Covers of Great Britain
Alan Wishart gave a bit of history with his Early Scottish Philately
Gary Cheyne displayed interesting philatelic material of Normandie
second round was led by
Clayton Scott with lovely postcards of the city of Bath
Duncan McIntyre displayed interesting material of General Dwight
Mike Cleary was interested in colourful Aboriginal Art
Jean Martin showed stamp sheets issued for "France 2000"
Gordon Shepherd was in Rhodesia with stamps and postcards
Julia Macleod intrigued many with her display of Old Hamilton
Sam Sankus was remembering Special Anniversaries – "Mother’s Day"
David Haig showed wonderful stamps of the Order of Malta
Ed Archer had stamps of Queen Victoria and Edward VII and also "essays"
of suggested GB stamps
Eric Ross depicted covers of the "Emergency Services"
Walter Tytherleigh had postal details of the Russian Zone after the war
Douglas Owens had fascinating covers, stamps and postmarks of Wisconsin -
"The Badger State"
Jim Fulton gave an interesting view of Czechoslovakia in 1937
Ken Liddell showed postcards and postmarks of Glenholm
Jessie Henderson was interested in the formation and uniforms of "The
President, Ian Gray in his Vote of Thanks, praised everyone who had displayed.
gave warm thanks to Ed Archer for his very capable organisation of the evening.
This meeting concludes the session of 2010-2011.
The Society shall resume on Friday, 2nd September, 2011.
will welcome anyone who has an interest in stamps, postal history or postcards.