Monthly Archives: May 2013

Society meeting 22 May 2013 – This is what I collect

A very entertaining evening:
Members discussed the Melbourne Stamp Show and Stamp Mart, the new Stirling Philatelic Society web site was unveiled, and a very successful sale by tender preceded members who discussed and displayed "What I collect"
Brian A.  showed his Usage on Australian covers, Mt Everest Cinderellas, Early India, the Coronation Durbah and other wondrous items that interest him.
Graham B. displayed raptors and Eire.
Steve H. showed Postage Dues, postage dues on covers, stamps on stamps on mini sheets, and coins.
Mike A.  showed Turkey – the child protection issues.
Russell VB. had an unusual display of elephants, in different materials – soap stone, shell, coconut shell, crystal.
Brian W. exhibited postal markings of Perth
Joe W. displayed the year in postal markings from the Perth Mail exchange, Musical score on stamps. Machin Head Horizon Labels, and SOAR – 600 in a roll.a
Tom C. showed Machin Heads

A vote of thanks was given by John M.
The evening concluded with a light supper.

WA exhibitors’ results – Melbourne 2013

BOYLAN Russell
St Vincent – The De La Rue Period     
95            Large Gold

Mauritius Postal Markings 1811-1918  
83            Vermeil

The Postage Stamps of Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1953-1963             
80            Vermeil

Forces Mail in Western Australia during WWII 
86            Large Vermeil

Latvia 1918-1922   
80            Vermeil

Medical Discoveries                            
73            Silver

New Zealand 1d Universals 1901-1908              
83            Vermeil