Lanarkshire Philatelic Society
It was an interesting meeting at the Lanarkshire Philatelic Society on Friday evening (13th).
were asked to present a display on the theme of "Golden"
– and, with stamps, postcards, miniature sheets and meter marks, this was
interpreted in a wonderful variety of ways!
McGowan showed the ‘Golden Routes’ of KLM "Flying
Baldock showed Gold Medal Winners of Estonia and also some of Australia;
Tytherleigh - China, illustrated by
various Gold rimmed cards and miniature sheets;
Sinclair guided members round cities of California – the Golden State;
Henderson interested many with her display of the Golden Boys of WW2 –
soldiers and RAF;
Liddell was enjoying the quiet beautiful Golden beaches of Colonsay;
Ross remembered the Golden Jubilee of the 1st Ascent of Everest and
also of Kanchenjunga;
Jardine thought of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 1997; also of Gold Medal
winners at Barcelona;
Mathieson displayed the Golden Jubilee of UPU and of various events, including
Moffat gave a display of covers marking the Golden Jubilee of East Kilbride Boys
Brigade in 1983;
Tong remembered the Gold Medal Winners of the 2012 Olympic Games in London;
Lyth had a great miscellany of stamps with Gold coloured flowers; birds etc;
Wiltshire showed a collection of material relating to the Gold Star of the
Norris had the Golden Anniversaries of Aberdeen, Sumburgh & Prestwick
Brian Dow remembered the Golden Anniversary of Roald Amundsen’s Flight over the North Pole
Woods was thinking of the Golden Anniversary in 2015 of the opening of
Lesmahagow Post Office
Mathieson, led members in giving warm thanks for such interestingly varied
displays on the "Golden"
Our next meeting in the Caledonian Bowling Club, Motherwell Road, Hamilton, is on Friday, 3rd November, 2017, at 7:30pm when Gary Cheyne will present his display "Scottish Soldier".
with an interest in stamps, postal history, postcards etc is very welcome to