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April 2017:

Gibbons Stamp Monthly

Readers of Gibbons Stamp Monthly should look out for the series of articles by members of the Society. These are invited contributions and they are to mark the 70th anniversary of King George VI's Coronation. The series commenced in the December 2016 number and will be running throughout 2017.

April 2017:

Swinpex and Midpex

The Society will have a table and display at Swinpex on 10th june 2017. We shall also have a table and display at Midpex on 8th July 2017. If you are at either of these shows please come and say hello.

April 2017:

Bradbury, Wilkinson issues of Trinidad & Tobago

After the success of our book on Trinidad and the one on Tobago, I thought, to complete the trio, I would try to write one on the unified colony of Trinidad & Tobago. Information on the issues printed by De La Rue are easy to come by with the De La Rue Day Books and the Crown Agents Correspondence Books; however, those later issues printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson are more difficult. If any reader has blocks of the 1935 pictorial, KGVI and QEII issues with plate numbers or sheet numbers, I would very much appreciate scans of them. Or if anybody knows where the records of Bradbury, Wilkinson ended up after the purchase of their security printing business by De La Rue, I would be interested to know. Please contact Peter Ford at if you can help.

March 2017:

Upcoming Sale of Hong Kong 1938-52 and 1954-62 Definitives
I am in the process of selling my Hong Kong KGVI 1938-52 and QEII 1954-62 ?Wilding? definitive exhibits. The first of two parts of the KGVI and the QEII (other than a few items that will be in the second sale) material will be in Interasia?s 1-3 April 2017 auction. Catalogues can be obtained from Rob Schneider at Interasia Auctions Limited, Suite A, 13/F, Shun Ho Tower, 24-30 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong; Telephone +852 2868 6046, Facsimile +852 2868 6146, Email, and website Scans of the full exhibits are now on the Hong Kong Study Circle website: Also see the Wants page. (Nick Halewood)

March 2017:

Sale of Complete Run of GEOSIX Charles Freeland has informed me that his complete run of GEOSIX, and other full sets of such as Stamp Lover, will be offered by Koehler in Wiesbaden in late March 2017.

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