Lanarkshire Philatelic Society
L.P.S. at 50!
This Session of 2016/17 is the 50th year of the Lanarkshire Philatelic Society and to mark this members were given the theme of the letters of L.P.S. 50 and asked to use all or some of these in a display.
Some 18 members responded to the call and gave a wonderful variety of displays.
Dow showed Lanarkshire Post Offices and their postmarks
including Larkhall; Pettinain &
Rushworth had postcards of Clyde Steamers including
of the Isles"; "Pioneer"& "Suilven"
Baldock chose the letter L and showed stamps of Latvia
Lyth displayed postcards of paintings by Leonardo (da Vinci); Salvador Dali
Paul McGowan presented Netherlands Airmails of the 1940 that had been sent "Per Luchtpost"
Liddell amused all with his collection of LPs!
-"Best Selling Albums" - and later, Cassettes and DVDs
Ross was sporty stamps of Mountains - letter S; Ski-ing; Slalom;
Sledging; Ski-jumping & Ski-downhill
Tytherleigh displayed postcards relating to WW2 at Scapa Flow;
German Ship and Submarine
Woods displayed the Postal History of Lesmahago Lesmahagow
with many postmarks
Bradford chose the letter P - displayed Provisional stamp use in
Czechoslovakia in the Hradčany
Sinclair Member of the LPS for 48 years gave a history of the LPS
telling of various meeting places; special events and showed covers for these,
including one issued by the LPS for the Motherwell Mod in 1983
Norris also spoke of LPS events and showed covers issued by the LPS for the
occasions it has hosted the Scottish Congress; photographs of the 21st
and 25th Anniversaries of the LPS and for its 500th
Cleary also chose P - displayed stamps from the Pitcairn Islands
including the Mutiny of the Bounty
Wishart used Post and Go machines at Congress, Stampex and World Stamp
Show NY 2016-10-02
Wiltshire in Lanarkshire with historic postcards of Wishaw, Cambusnethan
Priory & Garrion Bridge
Mathieson displayed Lepidoptery stamps and covers showing some South
Tong chose the letter S and stamps issued for National Day (9th
Aug); and for National Service Day
Magowan chose 50 and showed stamps issued by Canada 50 years ago 1967
gave thanks to all who had displayed and to Bill McCririck who sponsored
Our next meeting in the Caledonian Bowling Club, Motherwell Road, Hamilton, is on Friday, 7th October, 2016, at 7:30pm when members look forward to welcoming visitors from Dumfries Philatelic Society.
with an interest in stamps, postal history, postcards etc is very welcome to