Lanarkshire Philatelic Society


"The Committee Entertain"


LPS Committee Members



There was much interesting variety in the displays given at the Lanarkshire Philatelic Society meeting last Friday, 6th January.


The subject was "The Committee Entertain" and Mike Pomeroy set off the evening with an interesting display of Government (OHMS) pre-printed envelopes and labels.

He was followed by:

Sheila Sinclair who, with postcards, covers and stamps, told the story of King Arthur and his Knights;

Brian Dow showed many covers and stamps connected with Roald Amundsen’s discovery of the South Pole;

Raymond Baldock’s World War 1 Army Christmas Card Cartoons amused everyone;

Philip Morgan-Klein had a colourful display of stamps depicting the art works of Friedrich Hundertwasser;

Ellen Currie interested all with Castles of Lanarkshire connected with the Lockhart family;

Ken Norris was looking high – stamps, covers, postcards showing all aspects of conquering Mount Everest


David Haig displayed all the stamps issued through 2011 by Deutschland (Germany).


After tea, Alan Wishart presented a fascinating display of old postcards of Law village;

Robin Wishart delighted with first day covers of Railway Engines around the world;

Elsie Miller displayed stamps and covers showing the life of Jesus between his birth and his baptism;

Paul McGowan told how the Netherlands reclaimed land from the Zuider Zee after many floods;

Alex Magowan had a variety of USA stamp sheets of different subjects – e.g. Olney the Postal Dog, Marines;

Ian Gray’s postcards showed the building and running of the North Island Main Trunk Railway, New Zealand

and last but by no means least

Ed Archer displayed stamps of the Allied Occupation of Germany – French/Russian/American/British.


Bill Wilkie gave warm thanks for such interesting and varied displays!


Our next meeting in St Andrews Parish Church Hall, Avon Street, Hamilton, is on Friday, 20th January, 2012 at 7:30pm when members look forward to displays from the male members with surnames M - Z!

Anyone with an interest in stamps, postal history, postcards etc is very welcome to attend.