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  1. Andrew Davidson Stamp Designer [Zoom Display]
  2. Waterfalls on Postal Stationery Part 1 - Postcards [Zoom Display]
Area: East Devon
  1. South African Airmails
  2. South Africa - 1939-45 Postal History
  1. British Forces in Egypt 1932-1940 [Physical or Zoom Display]. Up to 50 sheets on the postal arrangements for Britsh forces in Egypt in the period prior to WWII. Mainly postal history, some sheets also...
  2. British Levant (Physical or Zoom Display) Up to 200 sheets on British Levant, across the whole period, 1857 to 1923, or narrower focus, such as QV, KEVII etc. Mainly postal history, but with some...
  3. Christmas [Physical or Zoom Display]. Up to 100 sheets on Christmas philately in three groups, Early items to 1939 with a Christmas theme, Early items to 1954 with a 25 Dec postamark, section entitled...
  4. Cricket ( Physical orZoom Display). Up to 100 sheets on material relating to cricket, early QV to 1973. All postal history, although some sheets show stamps and seals.
  5. Guernsey [Physical or Zoom Display]. Up to 200 sheets on Guernsey, either early to end of Occupation, 1945 or a narrower focus within that range. Mainly postal history, but with some sheets that...
  6. King Edward VIII (Physical or Zoom). Up to 150 sheets. Mainly postal history.
Area: By arrangement
  1. A World of Stamps
  2. Victorian London
  3. The Franking Privilege
  4. Building a Nation - South Africa, inc. The Boer War
  5. Open Philately - Introducing my Family: Mariah and Henry
Area: By arrangement
  1. Tokelau - half or full evening display. Face to face or electronic.
  2. Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) Face to Face.
  3. Easter Island - half evening postal historydisplay
  4. Abu Dhabi - half evening display face to face.
  5. Burma - Travelling Post offices and WWI Civil Censorship.. Half an evening face to face or electronic.
Area: By arrangement
  1. GB Speeding Up Mail 1854 - 1857: shows experimental first duplexes and the postmarks of Scotland and Ireland. Then onto the postmarks of England and Wales that replaced them.
  2. Mexico: A look at all the periods of Mexico
  3. "Things I Like": A general collection of British and Commonwealth, both postal and revenue and ephemera

Val Beeken

162 Canterbury Road
Newton Hall Estate
Area: By arrangement
  1. Law & Order
  2. Concorde
  3. Wales
  4. Water, Water Everywhere
Area: South East or By arrangement
  1. Plymouth Postal History from 1580 to date (314 sheets): Overland from 1581 to 1841. Maritime from 1766 to 1970. Mail by rail Plymouth to Bristol. Mail by Air, Great Western, International Airlines and...
  2. Plymouth Dock/Devonport Postal History (138 sheets): Overland fro, 1716, Maritime from 1795 includes Cape Packet Service & Warships
  3. Isle of Man (514 sheets): Overalnd from 1767 includes World War 2 Internment, Steam Packet, Modern Maritime, Railways, Post Office Strike, GB Regionals, Independence 1973-1999
Area: North West
  1. The stamps of Australia overprinted NWPI [ ]
  2. The Official and Fiscal stamps of New Guinea to 1925 [ ]
Area: 100 miles from Gloucester or arrangement
  1. New Zealand Health Stamps and Covers
  2. New Zealand Definitives from King George VI to date
  3. New Zealand Customised Stamps
  4. New Zealand Self Adhesive stamps
  5. New Zealand Pigeon post and other cinderellas
Area: South East
  1. France 1929 - 1979 [P]
  2. French West Africa 1914 - 1938 [P]
  3. French Somali Coast including Obock & Djbouti [P]
  4. France: the engraved issues of the 1960s [P]
  5. France: 'Poste Restante' and 'Cartes de visite' [P]
  6. The Life and Times of the 1f50 Pétain issue in WWII [Zoom version] (40)
  7. France: the 50c Joan of Arc issue of 1929 [Zoom version] (40)
Area: Yorkshire, Notts, Derbys, Lincs
  1. Photograhy, Photographers and Postage Stamps
Area: Zoom Only
  1. Czechoslovakian Airmails to 1939 (Zoom)
  2. Austro-Hungarian Naval Mail, World War I (Zoom)
  3. Various Aspects of Czech Philately (Zoom)
Area: Zoom Or By Arrangement
  1. 1936 Olympic Games (Zoom Only)
  2. Naval Battles of Coronel and The Falklands 1914 (Zoom Only)
  3. SMS Emden - The Last Corsair (Zoom Only)

B R Brandon

14 Seaview Place
Llantwit Major
CF61 1TF
Area: By arrangement
  1. St Helena - 1855 - 1990s stamps, postal history and post cards
  2. History of X Rays (Roentgen) - stamps, covers & X-Ray ephemera up to the digital age
  3. British Inland Postal Rates (Letters and Cards) from their beginnings to the two tier postage rates
  4. Alphabet of Philatelic Terms - collection based on Gibbons book of illustrated philatelic terms
Area: By arrangement
  1. Please add info at no. 4
  2. Registered Mail (G.B. & World)
Area: By arrangement
  1. The Write Stuff: a history of paper and printing [Zoom version]
  2. John Dickinson and his Silk-Thread paper [Zoom version]
  3. What a Waste! Coping with paper shortages [Zoom display]
  4. Watermarks: from medieval trademark to modern security feature [Zoom display]
  5. A History of Writing and Writing Materials [Zoom version]
  6. Illuminated Manuscripts [Zoom version]
Area: UK: All displays are available as face to face or Zoom versions
  1. Smithy: the extraordinary life of Australia's most famous aviator. This is my main display covering the period 1919-1935. I show his many record-breaking flights with original flown covers and...
  2. The MacRobertson Air Race: covering the Great Air Race of October 1934 and the reasons for its importance as the bellweather that marked the move to all metal aircraft produced by mainly American...
  3. The Rise of the Flying Boats and the Empire Airmail Scheme with particular reference to the Imperial Airways Eastern route to Australia and NZ. I make use of a substantial amount of supporting...
  4. The Route between UK & Australasia in WW2; Following on from Talk 3, I show the changes to civilian mail routes as a result of the conflict with particular reference to the Horseshoe route and the...
  5. Alan Cobham & The Cornwall Aviation Co: Alan Cobham rose to fame for his survey work in developing the Imperial Airways Routes to India, Australia and South Africa before focusing on the National...
  6. Charles Ulm: Australia's unlucky aviator, covering the perios 1926-1934. I explore why Smithy's business partner failed to achieve his ambition to run an airline with international mail contracts.

Roy Burnett

29 Valentine Drive
AB22 8YF
  1. 6 Kings of Persia: Stamps & Covers of Persia from 1876 to 1979. Up to 180 Sheets.
  2. Black Gold - Petroleum and Philately. A Philatelic view of the Petroloeum Industry. Up to 170 sheets.
  3. The Silk Road: A Philatelic Journey from China to Venice. Up to 160 sheets.
Area: Essex, Suffolk, Herts
  1. King George VI Postal History
  2. Egypt & Czechoslavakia - Changing Empires (Each country can be given separately)
Area: By arrangement. Zoom displays also available.
  1. West Germany - 1949 Onwards
  2. Bavaria 19th & Early 20th Century - Stamps & Covers
  3. Baden 19th Century - Stamps & Covers
  4. Haslingden - A Lancashire Mill Town in Post Cards
  5. Australia - The Commonwealth 1912 onwards
  6. Fackellauf: The Olympic Torch Run of the 1972 Olympic Games [Zoom Display]
  7. Viaducts [Zoom Display]
  8. A visit to Harrogate by Postcards [Zoom Version]
  9. The Zeebrugge Raid 1918 by postcards [Zoom Display]
Area: By arrangement (based in London, Zoom versions available)
  1. "For Safe Conveyance" - GB Registered Mail and Associated Services [Zoom Version]
  2. "The Card Post" [Zoom Version]
  3. GB King George VI Rates and Usages [Zoom Version]
  4. "Philatelic Mail" (worldwide mail that exists in the form it does because people collect stamps) [Zoom Version]
  5. GB Mixed Frankings of the 20th Century [Zoom Version]
  6. Decimalisation and the Post Office [Zoom Version]
  7. The Posts of Torquay [Zoom Version]
  8. GB Strike Mail [Zoom Version]
  9. Usage of GB QEII Pre-Decimal Commemoratives and Regionals [Zoom Version]
  10. "The People's War" (Thematic - Britain in World War II) [Zoom Version]
Area: By arrangement
  1. Air Mail / Aviation Crash Mail
Area: By arrangement
  1. Titanic - From cradle to grave, the story of the ship's loss and events that follow
  2. Messing about in Boats - the story of Ships on Stamps
  3. Battleships - the evolution of the Battleship from Warrior 1860
  4. WWII 1989 - 1995 - the story of WW2 told in the commemorative issues from 1989 - 1995
  5. I Don't Do Thematic and Other Nonsense - A look at thematics and how it can be misunderstood

Mick Carter

79, Walton Road
Frinton on Sea
CO13 0AB
Area: Essex/Suffolk - no evenings from Sept/Apr
  1. MEF - stamps & postal history 1942/52
  2. Eritrea stamps & postal history 1948/52
  3. Dodecanese Is. stamps/postal hist. 1945/48
  4. Somalia stamps/postal history 1943/50
  5. Tripolitania stamps/postal history 1948/51
  6. Br.Forces in Egypt stamps /p.hist1932/51
  7. Paiforce- postal history 1941/46
  8. Sudan stamps/post.history 1897/1955
Area: Will travel 100m from Bath
  1. Hong Kong Airmails: A historical record of Air Mail activity in Hong Kong from 1928 to 1997
  2. Indian Philately: Indian material from pre-stamp letters to the end of British Rule.
  3. Hong Kong Stamps: History of Hong Kong Philately from the establishment of the Colony to 1997. Could be Pre-War, Post-War or both.
Area: North of England. Elsewhere, by arrangement
  1. Scotland Before 1840: up to 180 pages of handstruck postmarks before 1773; handstruck charge marks before 1840; handstruck prepayment marks and charge marks 1840-1853. Combination of these subjects to...
  2. Mulready Caricatures - A 90 page display more social than serious philatelic content
  3. Germany - A detailed history of the currency reform 1948
  4. East Prussia Postal History - An historical tour including Napoleon's troops from and to Moscow. 90 pages.
  5. East Germany: the hnadstruck overprints of the botched devaluation of June 1948. 90 pages.
  6. East Silesia: the Plebiscite, Before and After. 90 pages.
Area: London - within about 100 miles, or elsewhere by arrangement
  1. Irish Postal History (up to 250 sheets, including pre-stamp, GB used in Ireland, Registered mail, Transition period (1916-1925), Postage due etc
Area: By arrangement
  1. Tobago
  2. Ampost 1945 - 46
  3. Fun with Philately (Beyond the Horizon)
  4. Germany 1900 - 1923 (one or two evenings)
  5. Allied Control Issues inc. Currency Reform 1946-48
  6. Building Series 1948
  7. Cash on Delivery Mail from 18th Century to date (Specialised PH display)
  8. Say it with Flowers (Modern German Flower Definitives and PH)
Area: Day Time Talks, if it is possible to get there and back by train. Other, by arrangement
  1. Summer Olympics
  2. Water Sports
  3. Winter Sports
  4. Motor Sports
  5. Football
  6. Athletics
  7. Other Sports, by arrangement
Area: By arrangement
  1. The Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy
  2. The Three T's (Trieste A, Trieste B & Tripolitania)
  3. Italian Somalia
  1. Eisenhower 8c booklet panes [Zoom Display]
  2. Experimental first flight Newquay to Torquay 1925 [Zoom Display]
  3. Introduction to Gold Horizons [Zoom Display]
  4. Ten different 19th Century Torquay date stamps and obliterators [Zoom Display]
Area: By arrangement
  1. Ceylon Revenues and Telegraphs. An exciting new display with a number of interesting and rare items.
  2. BMA Malaya Postal History
  3. North Borneo: Stamps, Postal History, Revenues, Picture Post Cards
Area: UK
  1. "Suakin, Sudan – the early postal history of a once great port 1868-1920" [Zoom Display]
  2. "Cover Stories - Sudanese postal stationery Items 1897-1920, and the people behind them" [Zoom Display]
  3. "British Forces in Egypt postage services 1932-1935 - a story of just 11 stamps" [Zoom Display]

Alan Cowie FRPSL

38 Pear Tree Lane
Area: Within 30 miles of Maidstone
  1. Japan: whole evening overview [P]
  2. Japan: half evening or selected Japan subjects [P]
  3. Iraq - Traditional 1918 - 1973 (half evening) [P]
  4. Hungary - from the view of one who lived and worked there (half evening) [P]

John F Cowlin

18 Dixon Close
Area: Somerset and Dorset
  1. Propaganda Post Cards Boer War 1900-1902.
  2. Propaganda Post Cards WWI
  3. Propaganda Post Cards WWII
  4. Emergency Currency 1700-1900 Banknotes.
  5. Emergency Currency 1700- 1945 Banknotes.
  6. Postal History French Revoltion 1789- 1799.
  7. Postal History Boer War
  8. Postal History Napoleonic Wars 1802 - 1813.
Area: Public Transport Only
  1. Hong Kong Airmails
  2. Imperial Airways Crash Mail
  3. Imperial Airways Eastern Route
  4. Imperial Airways African Route
  5. Empire Flying Boats
  6. Imperial Airways Ephemera
  7. Croydon Airport
Area: Public Transport Only
  1. Various Aspects of Hong Kong
  2. North East Lancashire Postal History
Area: Anywhere in the UK by arrangement (ABPS Affiliated Societies only)
  1. The 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee (Also available as a Zoom Presentation)
  2. The Future of Philately
Area: By arrangement
  1. GB Postal History with a Difference - an entertaining look into GB Postal History from various angles illustrated by much unusual/quirky material. Full display [P]
  2. GB Uniform Penny Post 1840-52 - the decorative hand stamps and pen markings used by many post offices in lieu of postage stamps [P]
  3. Chile - The Classic Issues 1853 - 1867. Half evening [P]
  4. GB "1840 and all that!" illustrating the trials and tribulations of both the PO and public following the introduction of the Penny Post [P]
  5. GB Censorship of Comic Seaside Post Cards (Half evening) [P]
  6. GB Experimental Handstamps (Half evening) [P]
  7. GB Line Engraved 1840 - 1853 (Half evening) [P]
  8. GB Machin Forgeries (Half evening) [P]
  9. GB Uniform Penny Post 1840-52 - the decorative hand stamps and pen markings used by many post offices in lieu of postage stamps [P]
Area: By arrangement
  1. “Peace” – Broad ranging, this display gives an overview of an unusual collection of varied material. It illustrates all aspects of Peace including Alfred Nobel and the Peace Laureates.
  2. “Peace: Part 1” – This display presents the subject in more depth, allowing for a greater richness of material including plenty of stamps. It ends with just a frame of Nobel and the Peace...
  3. “Peace: Part 2 – Alfred Nobel and the Peace Laureates”. Many are aware of Nobel prize-winners being announced each autumn but how many know about the man behind these prestigious and valuable...
  4. “Story of the Peace Rose”. Many people know this rose but not so many know how it was created in France and given its name in America, to become a much-loved and widely grown symbol of Peace. It...
  5. “More Pages from Peace” – This offers fewer sections at more depth. Ideal examples are: Argentina 1903 postal stationary cards; Japan 1919 Peace issue; Peace Conferences and Treaties; League of...
  6. “Thankful Villages” – This tiny one frame collection of mainly postcards can be included on request. It is about those villages whose men went to war and all came back. Remarkable, especially...
Area: Up to 70 - 80 miles from Bournemouth
  1. Venice and the History of the Venetian Empire

Brian Davis

160 Viola Avenue
Stanwell, Staines
TW19 7SE
Area: Home Counties
  1. Concorde " Queen of the Skies" [P]
Area: Southern & Eastern England or By arrangement
  1. St. Helena, including Boer Prisoner of War Mail
  2. Morocco, Sultan's Post: Private Local Post; French, German, Spanish and British Post Offices

Roger Dedman

10 St. Martins Field
LS21 2FN
Area: Zoom Only
  1. Rise of the Post Office
  2. Aspects of the Post Office from 1900
  3. 200 Years of Post Boxes
  4. Mail Coaches
  1. The Rise of the post Office (to 1900) [Zoom Display]
  2. Aspects of the Post Office from 1900 [Zoom Display]
  3. 200 years of Post Boxes [Zoom Display]

Kevin Dillistone

Area: Sussex
  1. GB Protective Overprints & Underprints. Full display up to 200 sheets.
Area: 100 Miles From Nottingham
  1. New Zealand Definitives 1910 - 1935: an award winning collection of definitives with the image of King George V. Includes essays, proofs, the issued stamps and scarce examples of postal usage
  2. New Zealand at War: From the Second Anglo-Boer in the early 20th Century to involvement with United Nations Peacekeeping forces, the New Zealand military has participated in the conflicts of the 20th...
Area: Scotland
  1. Norway - General & Thematic
  2. Perthshire - Mainly Postal History
  3. Clydesdale - Mainly Postal History
  4. Farming
  5. Blood Transfusion
  6. Pole to Pole
  7. Hurtigruten - 130 Years or by Zoom (One hour presentation)
Area: By arrangement
  1. Danzig - a number of full displays, general or specialised from the 16th Century to Modern
Area: Anywhere in the North West
  1. Lord Tennyson through Philately
  2. Aspects of Gilbert & Ellice Islands through to Kiribati (Two parts)
  3. A Tour of Lincoln City and its Postal History

Jim Etherington

17 Berkeley Row
Area: By arrangement
  1. 1940: A Story told through Postal History
  2. War in the Mediterranean and Middle East in 1940
  3. The British Expeditionary Forces 1939 -1940 (Postal History)
  4. The British Home Front during 1940
Area: By arrangement
  1. Early Aviation including the Burton Meeting 1910
  2. Straight from the VAT - Postal History & Post Cards
  3. Postal History: The Chester Road thru Staffordshire to Dublin
  4. The Origin of the Picture Post Card
  5. Ashby Penny Post
  6. Ashby Railway (Post Cards)
Area: By Arrangement
  1. Apollo Part 1 - The Space Race [P] (with Powerpoint)
  2. Apollo Part 2 - Landing on the Moon [P] (with Powerpoint)
  3. Tower of London [P] (with Powerpoint)
  4. Seaside Piers [P] (with Powerpoint)

Mike Fernbank

OX16 5HY
Area: 50 miles from Banbury (further by arrangement)
  1. Malta Postal History and stamps to 1970 [P]
Area: Midlands
  1. Wiltshire Postal History - an A to Z from 18th Century to Modern, including and A to Z of village postmarks, military camps, Wiltshire Regiment.
  2. Channel Islands Postal History - including the smaller islands from late 18th Century to German Occupation including Feldpost, Forwarding agents, Ship letters, early handstamps, smaller Chanel Islands...
  3. Orchids (Short Display)
Area: By arrangement
  1. The implementation of the UPU Regulations [P]
  2. A Tour Around Africa [P]
  3. Philatelic History: a collection of letters to and from famous philatelists [P]
  4. Italian States [P]
  5. Early Europe [P]
  6. Cinderellas [P]
  7. Sealing and Securing the Letter [Zoom available]
  8. Poster Stamps (Exhibitions, Events and Advertising) [P]
  9. Greece, Turkey & the Levant [P]
  10. A Philatelic Dabblers Favourite Pages - 2 versions available [Zoom Available]
  11. Valentines Through the Ages [P]
  1. KUT - Flaws and Varieties 1890-1948 [Zoom Display] (38)
  2. KUT - Flaws and Varieties pre-independence 1953-1969 [Zoom Display] (33)
  3. KUT - Flaws and Varieties post-independence Kenya [Zoom Display] (51)
  4. KUT - Flaws and Varieties post-independence Uganda-Tanganyika [Zoom Display] (39)
Area: Anywhere by arrangement (from Warwickshire)
  1. Postman's Knock - A Postal History of Warwickshire [Zoom Version also available]
  2. To the Ends of the Earth - Exploration of the Poles
  3. The Falkland Islands through Stamps
  4. The Last Explorer - The Amazing Life of Sir Hubert Wilkins 1888-1958 [Zoom Version also available]
  5. Rowland Hill, Genius and Benefactor [Zoom Display only]
  6. Parcels & Newspapers Carried by Bus - the Midland Red Parcels Express Service [Zoom Version also available]
  7. Genius & Benefactor: The Life Story of Sir Rowland Hill [Zoom Display only]
  8. The Blind Postmaster General and the Suffragist [Henry Fawcett MP and Millicent Garrett Fawcett] [Zoom Display only]
  9. Where have all the Flowers Gone? [Thematic display of ferns, mosses, lichens & seaweeds]
Area: By arrangement
  1. Persia 1830 - 1902
  2. Aspects of Iran
  3. The Life and Times of Ahmad, Shah of Persia, 1909-1925 [Zoom Display]

Michael Goodman FRPSL

Flat B12
San Remo Towers, Sea Road
Area: Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire
  1. USA Classics
  2. USA Newspaper stamps, revenues.
  3. USA modern including computerised postage
  4. USA Underpaid mail, domestic and international

James H Grayson

25 Whitfield Road
S10 4GJ
Area: Displays and powerpoint on East Asia (Korea, China, Japan, Manchukuo), First Issues, Semiotics (meaning of stamp images)
  1. First Issues of North and South Korea
  2. Manchukuo as a Japanese colony
  3. Folklore on Korean Stamps
  4. First Issues of Former British and French Colonies Compared
  5. First War Year of Ukrainian Stamps
Area: Normally within Yorkshire, otherwise by arrangement
  1. Faroe Islands [P]
  2. A Selection of Danish "Open Sandwiches" (A pick and mix of various Danish topics. Mainly Postal History but also some that include significant non philatelic material) [P]
  3. Edwardian Era Historical Pageants. A story told through contemporary post cards and ephemera.
Area: By arrangement
  1. Haiti: Pre-stamp through to modern stamps includes postal history, stamps, postcards and airmails
  2. Panama Canal Zone and Pan-Pac Expedition, mainly postcards with stamps and postal history
  3. UN Forces in Congo: This is mainly unit cachets, so specialised
Area: Within 50 miles of Sutton Coldfield
  1. AUSTRIA/ HUNGARY - END OF EMPIRE - A display of the stamps of Austria / Hungary over-printed for the occupations during WW1 and the provisional stamps of the new nations which emerged from the...
Area: Mainly Midlands but other areas considered
  1. Mesopotamia WWI
  2. India Postal History
  3. India Airmails
  4. India Postage Stamps from 1875
  5. Maritime Mail between India and Great Britain
  6. Imperial Airways Eastern Route
  7. Airmails of South Africa
  8. Airmails of Persia
  9. Airmails - The RAF Desert Service, Cairo to Baghdad
Area: I am prepared to travel to most places with reasonable notice and have material that can be shown at short notice
  1. Classic Stamps of GB and Empire printed by Perkins, Bacon - includes bank notes, postage stamps and revenue stamps and can be focused on particular subjects or geographical areas.
  2. Great Britain - revenue stamps and the history of taxation from the 17th to 19th centuries - stamps, documents, licences etc. as impacted by the political and military history of the period.
  3. Great Britain - the revenue stamps of the 19th century, especially the postal fiscal issues - includes proofs, documents, postal usages etc.
  4. "Modern" British Postal History - from 1936 to decimalisation - how to make relatively ordinary material both attractive and interesting and where to look for the rarities.
  5. Cinderella Display - back-of-the-book stamps that are not in the main catalogues - local issues. forgeries and bogus issues, commemorative labels, revenues etc. etc.
  6. Caveat Emptor - philatelic forgers and their works - the people and the stories, illustrated with many deceptive and less deceptive forgeries.
  7. Expertising - the work of the RPSL expertising committee - a presentation of some of the challenges met by the Expert Committee in its work
  8. ZOOM Displays - several of these displays can be offered as zoom presentations either done in person or displayed from afar.
Area: 50 miles of High Wycombe
  1. Postal History of Estonia to 1945 [P]
  2. A split session, first half "a brief postal history of Estonia", and second half "The formation of the Union of South Africa: A philatelic journey through the pre-union colonies [P]
Area: By arrangement
  1. GB Registered Mail - Looking at various aspects of registered mail - the introduction of the registration label, high value packets, posted out of course, overseas insured mail, C O D, acknowledgement...
  2. GB Mail - Special Handling: Looking at the different services of express and special delivery over the years, priority services, the history and evolution of the recorded delivery service, Speedpost.
  3. The British Industries Fair - The philatelic aspects of the British Industries Fair held in Birmingham 1920 - 1957. Looking at special postmarks, the Post Office services at the fair, cinderella...
  4. The Philatelic Congress of Great Britain - An Overview 1909-2020 Looking at mail, cinderella material, special postmarks and ephemera connected with Congress.
  5. The Philatelic Congress of Great Britain - The First Ten Congresses, 1909 - 1923, An in depth look at mail, cinderella material, special postmarks and ephemera connected with the first ten Congresses...
Area: By arrangement
  1. St Vincent Stamps & Postal History 1794 to Independence
  2. The development of the post in Leamington
Area: National
  1. Harrogate PS has regular Zoom meetings to which all are welcome. We meet 1st or 2nd Friday of each month - opening around 7pm. Meetings are either a single speaker or contributions on a theme from...
Area: South East or By arrangement
  1. An Austria Miscellany: can cover a variety of interesting topics old and new
  2. A Hungarian Miscellany: can cover a variety of interesting topics old and new
Area: By arrangement
  1. Sweden - Stamps from F.1. (1865 - 1980s), Commemoratives shown thematically. Mostly stamps with a few covers
  2. Greenland - Stamps from Pakke-Porto (1905 - 1980s). Commemoratives shown thematically Mostly stamps with a few covers
  3. Danish West Indies - Collection of all stamps (1855 - 1917), including GB Used Abroad in DWI. Mostly stamps & Post Cards, a few covers.
  4. Switzerland - Stamps from 1900, with special emphasis on William Tell [Zoom Version]
  5. GB - Queen Victoria Jubilee issue and commemoratives from the three Kings, with particular emphasis on the PUC issue. Mainly stamps but with a few covers included
  6. GB - Hand-Illustrated, mainly Victorian Envelopes
  7. Canada - Edward VII, George V and George VI. Mainly stamps, a few covers
  8. New Zealand - Edward VII, George V and George VI. Mainly stamps, a few covers. Incudes Life Insurance & Health "thematics"
  9. USA - Stamps from early issues to 1980s, ordered in different ways, some thematic. A thematic display of all 50 States
  10. Stamps (and a few covers) from the Cook Islands [Zoom Version]
  11. 7500 Years of History in 55 Years of Stamps [Zoom Display]
Area: London, East Anglia and East Midlands, and By arrangement but willing to give virtual displays by Zoom.
  1. British Borneo Taster, individually or any two together from those below:
  2. Labuan
  3. Sarawak
  4. North Borneo
  5. Brunei
  6. British Borneo Airmails
  7. North Borneo / Sabah Railway
  8. 'A plain mans guide to the first two stamps of Sarawak'-Gold Medal [Zoom Display] (36)
  9. 'Classic Labuan 1879-1894'-3 parts, Gold Medal [Zoom Display] (3x30)
  10. 'Sarawak Censored Mail 1939-41 - Gold Medal [Zoom Display] (54)
  11. 'The liberation of Labuan in 1945' [Zoom Display] (26)
  12. 'British Borneo Airmails 1926-41' - Gold Medal [Zoom Display] (46)
  13. 'Labuan Pictorials 1894 -1907' - 2 parts [Zoom Display] (2x38)
  14. 'Labuan becomes a Crown Colony and the first 2 coloured pictorials of the Empire' [Zoom Display] (71)
  15. 'The First two coloured pictorials of the Empire' [Zoom Display] (28)
Area: Within 100 miles of London but would consider further
  1. Cape of Good Hope 1795 - 1910
  2. The Travels of Harry T Milner in South Africa 1908 -18
  3. Postmarks of the Union of South Africa 1910 - 1961
  4. Apartheid as reflected in Philately and Cape Town Docks
  5. Philatelic Aspects of South Africa
  6. The Slogan and Meter Marks of South Africa
Area: Anywhere by arrangement
  1. Hubert Wilkins, An Extraordinary Life.
  2. Ernest Shackleton’s Polar Expeditions.
  3. Scott & Shackleton and the Race for the Pole.
  4. Amundsen’s Expedition’s after 1912.
  5. Other Polar Explorers.
  6. Sheffield Scout Post.
  7. Richard Byrd’s First Antarctic Expedition. (Zoom)
  8. Amundsen’s Maud Expedition 1918-25. (Zoom)
  9. Hubert Wilkins Naturalist to the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition, 1921-22. (Zoom)
Area: Within 75 miles of Bournemouth
  1. Mind your Ps and Qs - The history of quack medicine in North America as told by illustrated advertising envelopes
Area: Up to 100 miles from Reading
  1. Gibraltar Postal History up to 1856
  2. Gibraltar Spanish and G.B. Adhesives 1850-86
  3. Gibraltar QV; KEVII & KGV Adhesives
  1. Essex Village Markings showing various postmarks
  2. Irish Airmails from 1919 to 2000 shows the development of Irish Airmail being delivered around by various services.
  3. Milford Haven to Waterford Packet Service: the development oh ship mail via an alternative route.
  4. Law & Order: A thematic display of Police
  5. Waterford Postal History showing mail being carried with various Waterford rates and markings.
Area: By arrangement
  1. Union of South Africa (Stamps or Maritime Postal History)
  2. South West Africa (Postal History of WWII & The Occupation Period 1914 - 1922)
  3. 19th Century French Colonies Postal History
  4. GB (Line Engraved Lettered HG for one half and the Experimental Duplex cancels for the second half)

Mark Humfrey

North Devon
EX32 9DD
Area: By arrangement.
  1. Orchids and subordinate themes including postal stationery. Antarctic/Arctic Orchids, The globilisation of vanilla. The early days of perfume in Europe. Any species of Orchid. (Zoom available)
  1. A Philatelic History of China
  2. A journey from Tonga to Togo
Area: Within 90 min drive from J26 of M25
  1. Mauritius stamps & postal history [P]
Area: Within 50 miles of Birmingham
  1. Zeppelin Mail: The displays can be LZ127 (Graf Zeppelin only) or Zeppelins 1913 - 1937 or a series of specific flights
Area: By arrangement
  1. Netherlands East Indies Postal History - a varied display covering many aspects of this large area
  2. Netherlands West Indies Postal History - covering Curacao & Suriname
  3. Famous Collectors & Their Collections -half evening combined with other displays
  4. The 1940 Konijnenburg Issue of the Netherlands - a display illustrating the interest in collecting a definitive issue which included World War II and the Post War era
Area: Transatlantic Mail between USA and GB
  1. USA/UK 1775-1848 and 1848 to 1875 - early packets, rise of the steam ships, discrimination and retribution leading to a Treaty and how it was managed via exchange offices
  2. USA/UK 1893-1939 and 1939 to 2000 - accelerating the mails via rail, sea post office, and airmail and post war changes in USA postal rates
Area: By arrangement
  1. GB Queen Victoria & Postal History
  2. GB Postal Stationery
  3. GB, The Four Kings Stamps & Postal History
  4. GB Cinderellas & Revenues
  5. GB Postal History from Pre-Stamp to QEII
  6. Commonwealth Postal Stationery
  7. French West Africa Stamps & Postal History (Full display on Dahomey, Ivory Coast, Senegal, French Guinea or a combination to suit)
  8. USA, inc. Civil War, Cinderellas, Revenues and City Posts
  9. World Cinderellas & Revenues
  10. Commonwealth Cinderellas & Revenues
  11. Australia Mix of Stamps, Postal History, Airmail, Postal Stationery, Revenues & Cinderellas.
Area: Northern England
  1. Great Britain to and through France before 1875
Area: By arrangement
  1. Across the Middle East by Air and Land 1918 - 1930
  2. Imperial Airways - the development of the service
  3. Australian Airmails - pioneer airmails
  4. Australia and New Zealand Wartime Airmails
  5. South Pacific Airmails (half display)
  6. Clipperton Island (half display)
Area: Scotland, North of England By arrangement
  1. The Northern Isles (Shetland and Orkney)
  2. Fortress in the North - Iceland World War II

Chris King

74 Lyndhurst Gardens
N3 1TD
Area: Flexible
  1. Peace through the Post
  2. Anglo - Danish Mail
  3. The City of Lübeck
  4. Censorship in WW2 - Denmark
  5. Denmark and the Napoleonic Wars
  6. Postcards of Copenhagen
Area: By arrangement
  1. The Railways of Spain
  2. Mallorca - from Chopin to the Package Holiday
Area: By arrangement
  1. Bulgaria to 1946
  2. Spain & The Spanish Colonies
Area: Within 80 miles of Wymondham or By arrangement
  1. GB Specimen/Cancelled Sample Stamps 1841 - 1902 (Zoom Display)
  2. GB Postage Due Stamps & Covers (Zoom Display)
  3. Norfolk Postal History (Zoom Display)
Area: AEPS and beyond, subject to agreement
  1. Lundy Island
  2. Victorian Post Cards of Kent

Nicholas (k/a Nick) Levinge

Area: Within 100 miles of Northampton
  1. 1935 King George V Silver Jubilee stamps and postal history, archive material etc, can vary display to suit interests of likely audience
Area: East Anglia, Home Counties & Greater London, By arrangement
  1. Album Weeds - Forgeries, Reprints, Fakes & Phantoms 1850 to date
  2. Self-Help Forgery Avoidance (depending on audience size, this can be a talk or a hands-on workshop)
  3. Francis Fournier - Master Forger?
  4. Country Displays - from 16 sheets to a whole evening inc. Basel Doves, Cape of Good Hope, Heligoland, Japan Classic Issues, Mauritius 1847 Post Office, NSW Views, North Borneo, Saxony Sachsen Drier,...
Area: Up to two hours from Macclesfield or By arrangement
  1. The Netherlands, Traditional & Postal History from the 16th Century to 1920s [Zoom Version available]. Various displys possible - a general version including development of the Dutch posts including...
  2. Mail between the Netherlands and GB [Zoom Version available]
  3. Ottoman Turkey, Traditional & Postal History, generally presented in two or more parts, 19th Century and 20th Century [Zoom Versions available].
Area: By arrangement
  1. Seychelles: Stamps & Postal History 1861 - 2001
  2. Seychelles: Stamps & Postal History 1861 - 1935
  3. A Seychelles A to Z (From Aldabra to Zil Eloigne Sesel)
Area: Within 50 miles of Birmingham
  1. Channel Islands - Story of the Occupation, The Postage Due Story, Postcards
  2. Andorra - Stamps & Postal History
  3. The Story of Katanga & the Break Up of the Belgian Congo 1960 -64
  4. Falkland Islands - The 1982 Conflict
  5. Belgian Congo & Katanga Stamps & Postal History
  6. Belgian Congo - 1960-1963 The KATANGA Crisis [Zoom Display]
  7. Belgian Congo - WW2 Postal History [Zoom Display]
  8. Channel Islands - Destination Mail [Zoom Display]
  9. Congo - The Story of the United Nations troops in the Congo - 1960-1964 [Zoom Display]
Area: South East or By arrangement
  1. Scottish Postal History to 1870.
  2. A Miscellany of Early GB
  3. London Coffee Houses and their significance to the development of the City and its postal system.
Area: Within 100 miles of Frinton or By arrangement
  1. Sarawak Grand Prix Exhibit
  2. Sarawak Incoming Display of Australian stamps Post War, censor covers etc.
  3. Sarawak Airmails and/or Sarawak Maritime Mail
  4. Sarawak Postal Stationery
  5. Wankamer (Short Display of 70 sheets)

Peter McCann

Area: North West England
  1. GB Queen Victoria postal history
  2. GB Queen Victoria surface printed
  3. GB Queen Victoria embossed and line engraved

Florence McCarthy

36 Winchester Way
East Sussex
Area: By arrangement
  1. Irish Postal History
Area: By arrangement
  1. Kingston upon Hull Postal History [Zoom Version available]
  2. Falkland Islands
  3. Norwegian Whaling Mail (Zoom Version available as well) Antarctic Exploration Postcards
  4. Falkland Islands Dependencies / British Antarctic Territory, Ross Dependencies, Australian Antarctic Territory, American Antarctic, Russian Antarctic.
Area: By arrangement
  1. The Family, Life and Reign of King George VI: A portrait of the King's life including letters, postcards and ephemera.
  2. Great Britain King George VI stamps and postal stationery: A detailed look at the varieties to be found on the issued stamps, plus a range of Post Office and stamped to order postal stationery.
  3. Varieties of the Great Britain King George VI commemorative stamps. Zoom Display.
  4. Great Britain King George VI domestic and foreign rates
  5. World War II Allied Mail.: includes mail rejected by the censors and undelivered mail, and if space permits, some illustrated air letters. Can be done with a powerpoint introduction to Airgraphs with...
  6. Airgraphs available as a Zoom display.
  7. French Antarctic Territory: mainly the stamps but including covers with ship cachets, research initiatives etc.
  8. Royalty through Postcards: British and European Royalty, particularly during the 20th Century.
Area: Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Wiltshire, Herefordshire, Devon, Somerset and Dorset
  1. Tristan da Cunha
  2. Norfolk Island
  3. Napoleon & The French Revolution
  4. Paris and Versailles
  5. Ecclesiastical Architecture of France
Area: Cheltenham
  1. Copper, Brass and Bronze [P]
  2. A Philatelic History of 10,000 Years of Copper [Zoom Display] (Flexible length)
Area: By arrangement
  1. German Occupation of the Channel Islands [Zoom Version]
  2. Aspects of collecting local postal history [Zoom Version]
  3. G.V. Royal Cypher Issue [Zoom Display]
  4. Over the Hills & Far Away - Campaign mail from the Napoleonic Wars [Zoom Display]
  5. Other Post Office Services (Zoom Version). A display of registered, express and parcel post services. The telegraph and greetings telegram service included with a short section of postage due mail.
Area: By arrangement
  1. 1919
  2. Bulgaria to 1945
  3. Hungary to 1946
  4. Austro-Hungarian WWI Army & Navy
  5. Some Aspects of Postal Stationery
  6. The WWI Salonica Campaign
Area: East Midlands, Dorset, Somerset and E Devon
  1. Tristan da Cunha, Volcano Period 1961-3 and various Postal History displays
  2. New Hebrides Postal History displays
  3. G B Regional Stamps and Cylinder Material
  4. Zoom, Tristan da Cunha Volcano period & Gough Island
  5. Zoom, Oxendales Remembered, a study of Mail with unusual markings and it’s use by thee business
Area: By arrangement
  1. Germany - Inflation Period
  2. Germany Privately Printed Postal Stationery 1933 - 1945
  3. The Telephone: History of the development of the telephone with a focus in the UK (Half Evening)
Area: South and South West, or By arrangement
  1. A Pig in the Post (Thematic): The story of the pig from pre-historic times to possible heart transplants.
  2. The Development of the Australian KGV 1d Red Sideface Issue 1914/1922
Area: Within 50 miles of Lyme Regis or By arrangement
  1. Postal History of Godalming and Guildford 1723 - 1900 inclduing 6th May 1840 Covers
  2. A Philatelist's Guide to English Provincial Bank Notes - usually augmented by a display of rare philatelic items
  1. Brazil - from Classic Bull's Eyes of 1843 to date, including some Airmail & Postal History. Also available as a Zoom Presentation.
  2. Brazil: The Brazilian Air Mail Service, both domestic and international, 1920's to date.
  3. Brazilian Postal Stationery from the Imperial period through to modern aerogrammes.
  4. PUERTO RICO and IFNI, two contrasting Spanish Colonies.
  5. A Thematic Evening: The variety of topics available include the well-known "1000 Years of Annoying the French" and the uniquely-formatted "Hydrologic Cycle".
  6. Colombia' Local Private and Express Services: A comprehensive overview of the classic issues of the States and Departments, followed by an introduction to more modern private and express mail.
  7. What is Philately? Ideal for non-philatelic grups such as Probus, Rotary, U3A etc. A richly-illustrated presentation with lots of anecdotes.

Tom Norgate

11 Barham Road
GU32 3EY
Area: By arrangement
  1. GB Postal Mechanisation & Addressing the Mail - All aspects of mail handling from early times to present
  2. Gospel Cars - Post Cards and Photographs relating in particular to Methodism and other denominations
  3. The Life & Work of J. W. Righton (Post Cards relating to West Berkshire & Methodism) 1867 - 1922

Fin O’Donoghue

Area: Within 30 miles of Luton
  1. Austrian Allsorts
  2. Belgian Bits and Bobs
  3. Lovely Little Liechtenstein
  4. Russian Roulette

Peter O’Keefe

8 Stainer Road
TN10 4DR
Area: Kent, Sussex, Surrey By arrangement
  1. The Rhodesias 1891 - 1991
  2. GB Military - WWI & WWII - British Postal History of Mail to and from the Royal Navy
  3. GB Military Mail WWII
  4. GB Postal Stationery QV to QEII
  5. GB Recorded Delivery Service & Penny Red All Reigns
Area: By arrangement
  1. Union of South Africa
  2. The Republic of South Africa
  3. The Postal History of the Isle of Purbeck
Area: By arrangement
  1. Chess - History of Chess, Chess pieces, other equipment, famous players, clubs, national and international bodies, tournaments and games, correspondence chess etc.
  2. The History of Patents inc. famous inventors, inventions, patent offices etc.
Area: By arrangement
  1. GB Philatelic Exhibitions - Ephemera, Labels, Cards and cancellations from 1890 to date
  2. GB Non-Philatelic Exhibitions from 1851
  3. Medicinal Plants - The display shows how much modern medicine owes to substances derived from plants
Area: Southern England
  1. South Georgia Postal History to 1945 [Zoom Version]
  2. South Georgia - The Whaling Era [Zoom Display]
  3. Falklands Islands Postal history 1937 - 1971 [P]
  4. The Falklands Islands Mails during WWII [Zoom Display]
  5. Falkland Islands, King George VI & QE II, Sheet Numbered Stamps, 1937 - 1971 [P]
  6. US Ussukuma - A Mystery Cover from the Battle of the River Plate [Zoom Display]

Terry Page FRPSL

Furze Lane
Area: South London / Surrey
  1. Russia - Postal History of the Zemstvo Posts (1865-1865) - Including material from my international Gold Medal collection
Area: By arrangement
  1. Edinburgh Postal History, generally 17th Century to 1900
  2. 20th Century Edinburgh Postal History
  3. Midlothian Postal History
  4. Edinburgh Mail by Rail
  5. King Edward VIII
Area: Within 75 miles of Matlock or By arrangement
  1. Czechoslovakia 1718 to present
  2. Prague Philatelic Exhibitions
  3. T G Masaryk - First President of Czechoslovakia (half evening)
  4. Czechoslovak Newspaper Stamps (half evening)
  5. Cacti & Succulents on Stamps
  6. Fungi in Stamps
  7. Czechoslovak Forces in BG & France in World War II
  1. It's in the Post. A Zoom presentation on the postal history of the Crimean War, 1853 to 1856. This focuses on the setting up and operation of the British Forces postal services but also looks at the...
  2. 19th c illustrated postcards. This one hour Zoom talk deals with illlustrated postcards in the broadest sense and looks at cards issued from the late 1860's until 31st December 1900. Cards from many...
  3. In the Beginning - Early letters and the mail in Britain up to 1750. This one hour Zoom talk provides an overview and illustrates the development of the post in Britain from the Elizabethan era up to...
Area: Anywhere reasonable
  1. UK Registered Mail
  2. UK Postage Dues on cover (Domestic or mail into the UK)
  3. "The rate for the job" GB King George VI Used
  4. Philtaleic Congress of Great Britain
  5. UK Stamp Exhibitions
Area: Within 120 miles of Liss Forest
  1. German Exchange Controls 1918 - 1925
  2. Mail Restrictions in the Occupied Rhineland 1918 - 1925
  3. German Parcel cards to Foreign Countries 1907 - 1928
  4. German Postal Services Suspended, Delayed Mail & Return Mail 1914 -1925
  5. Mail between Austria and Germany 1918 - 1922
  6. Mail between Czechoslavakia and Germany 1918 - 1925
  7. German Occupation of Belgium and Norther France 1914 - 1918 (part display)
  8. Delayed or Return to Sender Mail due to WWI (part display)
  1. BCA/Nyasaland
  2. Nyasaland Field Force
  3. Nyasaland Airmails
  4. Nyasaland censors
  5. Malawi
  6. Lagos
  7. Niger Coast
  8. Northern & Southern Nigeria
  9. Nigeria (some Zoom)
  10. Biafra (Zoom)
Area: By arrangement
  1. Welsh Postal History, mainly pre-stamp but includes some early issue adhesives; also Ship letters
  2. Africa and adjacent Islands. Postal history and ephemera with some adhesives related to the area and based on my time at sea.
  3. West Indies A to V. A postal history display of pre-stamp and stamped covers from Antigua to the Virgin Islands, the vast majority Pre-KE VII
Area: By Arrangement
  1. Australia. British Commonwealth Occupation Forces Japan, Before, During and After - an Australian Perspective. Circa 75 A3 size Pages
Area: By arrangement
  1. West Africa Airmails
Area: Within 70 miles of Bracknell, subject to the time of year
  1. Tasmania (Several variants)
  2. Underpaid Outgoing Mails of Australia 1891 - 1965 (Can be tailored for less or more variants)
  3. The Harold King Collection (Discovery of Australia)
Area: Midlands, Thames Valley, South East
  1. Dominica - all aspects of the island, pre-stamp, classic stamps, postal history, KG VI
  2. Classic Victoria (Australia) - lithographic printing
  3. Grenada Postal Stationery
  4. West Indies Maritime Mail:Very much a postal history display from 1660 - 1940 focused on the British postal service
  5. Postal History of Savoy: A fascinating era of Europe with Napoleon, Sardinia stamps and French stamps
  6. West Indies Postal Stationery: An introduction to the postal stationery of the region to Independence

David Richards

PL15 7PQ
Area: Cornwall and the South West.
  1. Trinidad and Tobago
  2. Barbados
  3. My Sporting Interests - Rugby, Golf and Cricket
  4. Venezuela
Area: By arrangement
  1. Austria Trieste up to 1918: Covers, stamps, postcards and postmarks & other displays of Austria-Day of Stamp, special display of buildings 1968 - 1978, First stationery card 1863-1883, also other...
  2. Bosnia & Herzegovina up to 1918: Full display of stamps, postmarks, postcards & forgeries.
  3. Full display of Third Reich Booklets, 1933 - 1944.: New booklets, complete sheets, all panes. 1933 Fredrick, Wagner 1933, Hindenburg 1933 - 1938, all charity sets 1933-1940, Hitler Heads 1941-1944,...
  4. Sonderstempel cards 1964 - 1945 with special postmarks. Full display of coloured postcards.
  5. Austria Scouting Covers with stamps and Scouting labels and meter marks and slogans.
  1. Spiro and Friends - a study of Spiro forgeries with forgeries from other forgers
  2. Haiti [P] - A display of the stamps of Haiti
  3. Germany 1918 - 1945
  4. "Caveat Emptor with Certificates" [P]
  5. Belgian Railway Stamps
  6. Germans Having Fun - a study of German stamps issued during the occupation of Belgium during World War I
  7. The Life & Times of King Albert the First, King of the Belgians, through postcards and stamps
Area: By arrangement
  1. Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914 -1919
  2. Russia - The Great War, Revolution and Beyond
  3. Russia - WWI Censorship Mail
Area: AEPS and beyond, By agreement
  1. Albania (All Periods)
  2. End of the Line (Railway Hotels & Steamers)
Area: AEPS and beyond, By arrangement
  1. Television
  2. The Titanic
  3. Post Cards by Faga
  4. The Falklands War 1982
  5. Horizon Labels Post & Go
  6. Covid 19 - The Pandemic: Stamps related to the Covid-19 Pandemic with mail items delayed or prevented from delivery and local/international lockdowns.
Area: By arrangement
  1. The Stamps & Postal History of Brunei
  2. Death by Post
  3. The Wounded Soldier's Story
  4. Boy's Own War
Area: By arrangement
  1. The Development of Decorative Writing Paper 1780 - 1945
  2. The Postal Ephemera of the Industrial Revolution
  3. The Evolution of the Post Card
  4. Celebrations. Christmas Day and Valentine's Day
  5. Around the World in Sixty Minutes: 2023 marks the 150th anniversary of Jules Verne's famous novel in English. The display takes viewers round the world using original letters and images sent by...
Area: Within 30 miles of Nottingham
  1. Military India 1800 -1913
  2. Military India 1914 - 1938
  3. Military India 1939 - 1947
  4. Bangladesh - The Birth of a Nation
  5. Philatelic Elephants (Thematic)
Area: By arrangement
  1. St Pierre et Miquelon 1885 - 1945, from the first stamps to WWII censored mail
  2. GB Queen Victoria Issues (with/without overseas agencies)
  3. British Stamps Used Overseas - Occupations, Agencies etc
Area: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset & West Somerset. Elsewhere, By arrangement
  1. Postal History of Palestine to 1914
  2. Postal History & Stamps of Mandate Palestine
  3. Devon People & Places (Thematic)
Area: By arrangement
  1. Go by Cycle
  2. The Story of the British Greetings Telegram Service
  3. How to Collect and Exhibit Thematics
  4. Guernsey from Occupation through to Independence Issues from 1969 Onwards
Area: West Midlands (Other Areas considered)
  1. Canada through the Ages
  2. Canada - The Admiral Period
  3. Canada Expeditionary Force in WWI
  4. Philatelic Congress of Great Britain
  5. Edinburgh - Pre 1840
Area: South East England
  1. In the Skies of Sussex
  2. Sweden Airmail Routes 1939 - 1945

Barry Stagg

Area: Anywhere
  1. Parachuting Through the Ages [Zoom version]
  2. The Development and Life Cycle of a Parachute (Postcard display) [P]
  3. Arrows through the Ages [P]
  4. GB Edward VIII [P]
  5. Ladies from heaven (Postcard display) [Zoom Display]
  6. Life and Times of the missionary John Williams [Zoom Display]
Area: By arrangement
  1. Great Western Railway of Canada
  2. Grand Trunk Railway of Canada
  3. Newfoundland Railways. Also available on Zoom.
  4. Newfoundland Coastal Mail Services 1880 - 1960
  5. Labrador Coastal Mail Steamer Services 1880 - 1970
  6. Carlisle, the Railway City. Also available on Zoom.
  7. Cabot Strait Mail Service between Canada and Newfoundland

Len C Stanway FRPSL

25 Clay Hill Road
SS16 5DD
Area: Essex or by train. Daytime or evening. May be available at short notice.
  1. Mails Under London
  2. Aspects of Malaya
  3. Aspects of North Borneo
  4. Richmondshire and its Postal History
  5. United Nations Postal Administration
Area: East and West Sussex, Hampshire and Kent
  1. Norway from the Land of the Midnight Sun. The stamps and postal history with a comprehensive coverage from the Kingdom of Norway and Sweden, 1855 to modern, including Polar Exploration and TPOs [P]
Area: Berkshire
  1. New Zealand advertisement stamps of 1893
  2. GB Postal history - inward mail to New Zealand to 1900
Area: By arrangement
  1. New Zealand, The Definitive Story - covers the definitives from King George VI to 2000, including shades, plate blocks, varieties etc.
Area: By arrangement
  1. Falkland Islands: A general display of the stamps and postal history of the Falkland Islands. Each display can be tailored to the Society with earlier or later material, as requested
  2. Falklands War 1982: A display in five parts, Origins of the Conflict, The Argentinian Post Office (April - June 1982), Islanders during the confllict, Britsih Forces mail, the Aftermath
  3. GB QEII Postal History 1953 - 1971, showing Wilding issues, Regional Wildings, Castles, Commemorative issues, special rates, local issues and unusual items
Area: North Yorkshire to Norfolk
  1. Morocco Agencies from 1890 including postal and social history
  2. GB 1849 to 1911. Stamps including varieties and usage
  3. GB King George V to 1953
Area: Midlands, North of England or By arrangement
  1. Antarctic Tales: A random assortment of stories and expeditions and journeys around the Antarctic.
Area: Unable to travel
  1. Imperial Airways Trials and Tribulations in crossing the North Atlantic. How they experimented prior to WWII. (55 slides, One Hour plus) Zoom Presentation Only.
  2. Imperial Airways Experimental Trans Atlantic Flights 1937-1939 [Zoom Display] (up to 45 minutes)
Area: By arrangement
  1. GB Late Fees [Zoom Version]
  2. GB Express Mail [Zoom Version]
  3. Mail Across the Irish Sea to 1840 [Zoom Version]
  4. GB Too Late Mail [Zoom Version]
Area: Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, Surrey and Sussex
  1. Development of Man-Powered Boats [P]
  2. Raptors (Birds) [P]
  3. Thermal Soarers (Birds) [P]
  4. Eagles [P]
  5. Eagles (P) Birds of Prey
  6. Richard E Byrd (P) 1882 - 1957, his life and achievements.
Area: By arrangement
  1. Postal History of POW Mail from Far East Camps WWII
  2. Postal History of the Korean War
Area: Within 90 miles of Newcastle Upon Tyne or By arrangement
  1. Turks & Caicos Islands
  2. Aspects of WWI British Naval Mail. Battle of Coronel & the Falkland Islands, Armoured Car Division in Russia. Heroism and Tragedy. Royal Naval Air Service and Miscellany etc.
  3. Stamp Design & The Royal Mail Advisory Committee
Area: SCOTLAND (England by arrangement)
  1. Samoa from Kingdom to colony to independence
  2. "A Counterblaste to Tobacco" The trade in tobacco, its uses, advertising , health issues and antismoking legislation
  3. "Perhaps we will hear tomorrow". How War impacts on the post

Peter Webb

Peacock Haven
Langdon Lane
Area: Southwest & Zoom anywhere
  1. French India [Zoom Version]
  2. Indian aerophilately until 1939 [Zoom Version]
  3. Indian WWI POW camps [Zoom Version]
  4. Indian Boer War POW camps [Zoom Version]
  5. India WW1 censorship [Zoom Version]
  6. India WW1 East Africa, France and NWP [Zoom Version]
  7. Indian Postal Stationery [Zoom Version]
  8. First aerial airmail [Zoom Display]
  9. Indian Hospital Ships of WWI
  10. An Introduction to Indian Registered or TPO Mail
  11. Indian Hospital Ships of WWI. A review of the hospital ships staffed by IMS carrying casualties from France, Gallipoli and Mesopotamia.
Area: By arrangement
  1. St Helena Forgeries: The first issues were extensively forged - this display features 16 known types with a novel twist at the end.
  2. An Evening Wasted with Roger West: featuring a number of short displays with a touch of humour
Area: Within 50 miles of Manchester
  1. World Heritage Sites on Stamps: A philatelic journey through travels, over 80 countries that have the sites, Albania to Zaire
  2. Cinderellas: Different, if you see a real stamp it is an accident! Local, railway stamps, telegraphs, revenues, bogus countries and issues. Doubtful countries and real issues...and many more. Rather...
  3. Winston Churchill on stamps: stamps, covers and some photos, cards and philatelic souvenirs.
  4. Aircraft on Stamps: Aircraft and other means of flight to the late 1970's. Stamps, flown covers etc. Illustrated with cards and own photos.
  5. Space on Stamps & Covers (Not the philatelic final frontier): Stamps and covers from Sputnik I to the Space Shuttle, USA and Russia
Area: Anywhere
  1. Netherlands East Indies World War One [Zoom Version (45)]
  2. Netherlands East Indies Pre Stamp up to 1877
  3. Spitfire
  4. Leeds Postal History 1700 onwards
  5. Egypt - The Simon Arzt Story
  6. Egypt Hotel Post Offices [Zoom Version(30]
Area: Anywhere by arrangement
  1. Czechoslovakia - The First Year. The year is 1918, following independence. The display demonstrates the difficulties in producing stamps for the new country. It includes ways of using up existing...
  2. The History of Czechoslovakia - through Stamps and Postal History from 1918 -1993
  3. Railways (not Thematic) - a general display of railway material and TPOs
Area: Surrey, W Sussex, Hants, Berks - outside M25
  1. Monaco 1885-1956
  2. Imperial Civil Censorship in World War II
Area: Solent Region
  1. The German Occupation of the Channel Islands 1942-1945 [Zoom] (90)

James Wigmore

20 Gilpin Close
  1. The Cyprus Study Circle Memory Stick - ZOOM
  1. British Owls [Zoom Display]
  2. Cyprus Airmail [Zoom Display]
  3. Cyprus Government Railway [Zoom Display]
  4. Early Locomotive Development [Zoom Display]
  5. Expansion of the Railway System [Zoom Display]
  6. Flaws on Early Cyprus Stamps [Zoom Display]
  7. Mail and Rail [Zoom Display]
  8. Post Office Errors [Zoom Display]
  9. Aphrodite's Island (ZOOM display)
  10. The Pilgrim Fathers (ZOOM DISPLAY)
Area: By arrangement
  1. A Tour of Trelawney & The Cockpit Country (Jamaica): Postal History from pre-stamp to date including items of historical interest and photos of Post Offices etc.
  2. Offshore Islands of Latin America: Postal History (all periods), covers islands in mainland Republics but not Island Republics such as Cuba.
  3. Snowdonia & North Wales Coast (Postal History): area covered includes the coast from Aber to Llandudno Junction and the valley of Conwy and its tributaries.
  4. North Dakota Postal History: of all periods from the Territorial period to date. Emphasis on Southern and Eastern Counties.
  5. My Home Town: Postal History of Sale, Cheshire and its sub-offices, with photos of Post offices etc. Can also include non-philatelic material, if desired.
Area: By arrangement
  1. A Good Walk Spoiled (Golf) - Gold Medal Collection - 2 x 120 pages PPT available
  2. All the Competitive Classes (Two Rounds of 128 Pages)
  3. Ceylon Postage Dues (Two Rounds if combined with GB KG VI Postage Dues)
  4. Illustrated Airgraphs

Gavin Wood

Greenlooms farm
Martins Lane
Area: North west
  1. German occupation Sark
  2. German occupation Jersey
  3. German occupation Guernsey
  4. German occupation Channel Islands
Area: Same night train return to London or overnight stay possible
  1. An Irish Stew
  2. Troubles and Transition (Ireland 1900 -1930) - The Easter Rising and Irish Independence. The transition from British to Irish Post Office.
  3. It's an Irish World - Thematic display using mainly non-Irish material
  4. The Road to Independence: Ireland from the Act of Union to Irish Free State ("Open" with ephemera and other non-philatelic items)
Area: By arrangement
  1. Postal History of the Dodecanese Islands
Area: Within 75 miles of Manchester
  1. Switzerland Charity issues Postal history
  2. A postcard from Switzerland
  3. Swiss Railways
Area: Southern England
  1. Le Havre - comprehensive study of all aspects of Le Havre philately
  2. Budapest 1896 - a study of Hungarian Post Offices participation in the National Exposition
  3. God's House - study of the development of church architecture from AD33 to today
  4. God's House - the worldwide development of Gothic architecture
  5. God's House - combination of various architectural periods to suit