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OCTOBER 2017

 

              
October 2017 

  • Butterflies as Emblems, Trademarks and Logos - some ideas for a thematic collection - A new angle on a thematic butterfly collection is given by Vladimir Kachan in this and comprehensive article. 

  • The Postal Museum - An Exclusive PreviewChris Oliver attended a press preview of the new Postal Museum ahead of its public opening on 28 July 2017. Here he describes his visit and explains what each of the museum's five zones has to offer. 

  • A London/Bermuda Mystery Card - Michael Round recently bought a postcard that reached it's destination  without surcharge despite being posted in London bearing two Bermuda farthing stamps. The moiral is - always read postcard messages.

  • The World's Worst Commemorative Issue? - Dave Hill speculates...    

  • Meeting Report - A detailed and informative reports on the display of South Georgia given by Wilf Vevers on Saturday 12 August 2017. 

  • New Issues -
     
    A joint issue from Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary and Ukraine for the 300th   Anniversary  of the Birth of the Empress Maria Theresa.
      
    The Falklands Journal 
      Canada 150 -
    some strung maple leaf stamps.
      
    New small bird definitives  from the Falkland Islands.

  • Book Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews are a regular feature of the magazine. In this issue we look at
    Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Concise - 32nd edition
    SG Commonwealth Catalogue -Leeward Islands 3rd ed
    Stanley Gibbons Cartalogue - Czech Republic & Slovakia 1st ed.
    A View of the Postal History of Malayan Emergency - Occupation to Independence
    by Susan McEwen

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    PLUS -  Other Regular Features - 

    • The President's Piece, National PS News, Message from the Editor

    • Letters to the Editor

    • Other Philatelic News   

    • Stamp Fairs Listing -  late September, October & November 2017.


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