Lanarkshire Philatelic Society


"One Board or One Pound"


Our Members



Friday evening’s meeting at the Lanarkshire Philatelic Society was one which showed the very variable interests of members. 


This was the "One Board or pay £1" evening – and most members chose to present a Display.


Alex Magowan set the evening off with his display of stamps of Malawi issued through the years.

Andy Napier ‘flew’ to Fiji and displayed his "History of Airmails" with covers

Arthur Miller -with stamps, reminded all of the 1st and 2nd World War – and of Normandy D-Day

Alan Rushworth – jolted memories with his display of Third Lanark AC – including personalities

Gordon Shepherd presented views of the "Mainland" island of the Shetland Isles

Elsie Miller – postcards following along the new "Kentigern Way" – from Hoddom to Glasgow

Ed Archer – presented the "Penny Black" – and also commemorative GB stamps from  1840 -1936

Brian Dow ventured north to Norway and presented commemoratives issued in 2020 and 2021

Terry Woods returned to a local area – Larkhall – showing postmarks issued between 1838 - 1955

Robert Watt presented covers sent from countries at war during the years 1845 – 1891

Caroline Watt – also at war – presented lovely embroidered cards - also postcards encouraging "Call-up"

Walter Simpson displayed stamps of Russia presented through the years between 1929 and 1975

Murray Touche was remembering various breeds of Ducks – with stamps and min sheets from the USA

Anne Holmes loves cats of all sizes – including the largest – lions!  Stamps and Covers illustrated these.

Maureen Mathieson – remembering her youth – with stamps, and covers of well known Pop Artists

Ken Liddell – more sedate – with Invoices issued by various Lanark and Carluke businesses – 1887-1933

Frank Jardine – an amazing exhibit of philatelic and advertising material relating to Robert Burns

Ellen McLuckie – with cheerful colourful covers displayed Children at Work and Play

David Haig – gave beautiful views of South African Architecture as shown on stamps

Derek Wiltshire – presented an interesting display of "Bridges" – from around the world.


Vice President & Organiser, Alex Magowan, gave thanks to all who presented such varied, interesting and entertaining displays.


That's our last meeting for the current session.

We'll resume, at 7.30pm, on Friday 13th September, 2024 with "President's Night".


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