Lanarkshire Philatelic Society
8 sheets or 50p
There was a very small pile of 50p coins on the table at The Lanarkshire Philatelic Society on Friday(24th) as most members had opted to give an 8 sheet display rather than be fined 50p!
The displays also showed how wonderfully diverse members interests are. The displays were of stamps, covers, overprints, postcards, postmarks and cachets: -
Paul McGowan displayed Netherlands KLM;
Bob Bradford the Indian Expeditionary Force in Cilicia, Turkey during WW1;
Alan Rushworth "The Road to the Isles" the Railway journey from Fort William to Mallaig;
David Brown Motor Cars from various countries;
Duncan McIntyre USA pre-cancel & overprinted with name of city;
Elsie Miller Arctic Convoys of WW2;
Ken Norris Stamp booklets issued to commemorate Congress or Centenaries of Philatelic Societies;
Eric Ross large blocks of stamps used on parcels;
Sheila Sinclair Postcards depicting the life of Mennonite and Amish people;
Robin Wishart British Locomotive Steam Engines exhibited abroad;p
Chris Moffat GB Commemoratives of 2004;
Jim Grassom Forth Rail Bridge, Postal History of AB Auckland & Canada Internal First Flights;
Ed Archer Commonwealth countries 1937-1961;
Murray Touche Duck Stamps of Robert Steiner;
Gary Cheyne Aspects of WW1 also commemoration of Glasgow VC winner, Capt Harry Ranken;
Derek Wiltshire Views of old Zanzibar;
Albert Tong Locomotives of various countries;
Mike Cleary Pirates and Privateers;
Margaret Lyth Correspondence from MPs re Care of the Elderly;
Raymond Baldock Stamps of Lithuania 1920-1939;
Jessie Henderson The Forbidden City of Beijing, China;
Clayton Scott Visit to East Germany Dresden and Potsdam;
Walter Tytherleigh German Generals of WW1
Jim Fulton Hungarian Propaganda after the Treaty of Trianon.
Anne Holmes, President, led members in a warm Vote of Thanks given to all who had displayed with such a wonderful variety of themes.
This meeting concludes the session of 2014-2015. We shall resume on Friday, 4th September, 2015 in the Caledonian Bowling Club, Motherwell Road, Hamilton at 7:30pm.
We will welcome anyone who has an interest in stamps, postal history or postcards.