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Stanley Gibbons Auction 5888

AUCTION: Stanley Gibbons Stamps and Postal History of the World

Stanley Gibbons Stamps and Postal History of the World on 24th November Stanley Gibbons are again featuring some Bermuda lots in their next auction sale on November 24th. Stanley Gibbons Public Auction to be held on November 24th at 399 Strand features the ‘Brian Leece Collection of Isle of Man Postal History’, and the final […]

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Bermuda Post No.119

Bermuda Post No.119 Out Now!

The latest edition of the Bermuda Post has arrived in the post. Issue number 119 features “The Designs of Bermuda’s 1953 Definitive Stamp Issue – Part I” by Horst Augustinovic – a wonderfully illustrated article showing the design process of Bermuda stamps through a series of watercolours. “Tall Ships to Return to Bermuda” by John […]

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RPSL Meeting Bermuda Postal History

RPSL Bermuda Postal History: Forerunners to the UPU

5pm lecture/display to the Royal Philatelic Society London by BCS members David Pitts FRPSL and Dr Art Groten FRPSL (Curator), 28 April 2016 Left to right: BCS Members Neil Rigby, Richard Watkins, David Pitts, Charles Freeland and Arthur Groten. 90 RPS members, including five BCS members (see photo), were present to hear David Pitts and […]

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Bermuda Post No.118

Bermuda Post No.118 Out Now!

Latest edition of the Bermuda Post… The latest edition of the Bermuda Post has arrived in the post. Issue number 118 features Pioneer Picture Postcards of Bermuda by Ernest E. Roberts, Part 2 of Arthur Rowe Spurling, a Bermuda World War I hero and related philately by Hap Pattiz. Denis Littlewort publishes another few letters […]

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BCS London Meeting

BCS President meets UK Members for lunch

Covent Garden, London meeting of BCS members On Saturday, December 5th John Pare accompanied by his girlfriend Elizabeth Field met Richard and Saronna Watkins and Neil Rigby at the Stanley Gibbons headquarters in The Strand in London. They enjoyed a wonderful lunch at Joe’s Southern Kitchen & Bar in Covent Garden, one of Richard’s favorite […]

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BCS Members Lunch at EUROPHILEX 2015

Get together in London BCS Members met up for an impromptu lunch at London 2015 EUROPHILEX. In attendance were BCS Secretary Richard Watkins, BP Associate Editor Charles Freeland, former editor Nigel Shanks and new webmaster Neil Rigby. All agreed it was good to meet face-to-face for an enjoyable lunch and to share thoughts and ideas […]

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