Auctions

 
The above images are a small selection of the AUTUMN (SEPTEMBER) auction catalogue which is available here, the auction will be held on the 29th September 2018. Bidding is resricted to FCPS members.

Requests for viewing of individual lots by email scans are to be sent by 26th September to Steve Ellis, his address is on the catalogue. Enquiries are welcome, to Steve, preferably via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or by phone 01782 208669.

There is a strong selection of both postal history and stamps – the latter Colonial as well as French. Some interesting items in the various special postal history sections – check out the Franco-Prussian War & the Moveable Box in particular.

It’s taken Steve a fair amount of time to sort the lots into order & type the catalogue
- please take the time to look carefully through it. There’s something for everyone. The items in this auction are available to Members Only. Application for membership is available here.

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Three auctions annually are carried out via postal or email bids. Items for sale in the auction are welcomed, see the instructions outlined in each auction catalogue. Please support the auctions by adding to your collections. Much hard work goes into running them and the reserves are lower than dealer prices! The Society also benefts from the 10% commission charged to vendors.

If you are unsure please email or ring Steve Ellis his details are at the bottom of the page.

 

 

 

 

Information Board

  •          Northern Group        
    The next meeting will be held on Saturday 23rd March2019 at 10.00am for 10.30am start at Broom Methodist Church, 195 Broom Lane, Rotherham, S60 3NW. Non-members are warmly welcomed to attend the meeting.

     

     

  •         Wessex Group        
    The next meeting will be held on 13th October 2018, at 10.30am at the Scout Hall, Lower Street, Harnham, Salisbury, SP2 8HB. Where the subject will be:  "Aspects of Paris postal history". Following lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to members’ displays. Non-members are warmly welcomed to attend the meeting.


          

    the subject will be ‘The stamps and postal history of the Sower issue’. Following lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to members’ displays.
  •            London Group           
    The next meeting will take place on Saturday 9th February 2019 from 11am at the Calthorpe Arms PH, 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR. Program to be advised. Lunch will be at the Calthorpe Arms.  Non-members are warmly invited to attend.

  •  A New Convenor for the London Meetings

    Can you fill the position?
    Full 'job description is' on the Meetings page

     Please consider if you can convene future meetings -
    contact Chris 0208 654 4159 or via email

     

     

     

    A new convenor is required for the London Meetings - Chris Hitchen has kindly stepped temporarily into the position for May,

     

    Can you fulfill the position? A brief job description is thus:
    Arrange the program – venue, dates and speakers
    Circulate details of each meeting to those in the appropriate region around 10 to 14 days in advance and endeavour to encourage a good attendance
    Discuss with those coming to meetings what they would like to see and how they would wish displays and presentations to be conductedEnsure that the program is publicised as widely as possible

     

    Please consider if you can convene future meetings - contact Chris 0208 654 4159 or via email

Contact Information

General Secretary: D J Hogarth - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
President: C J Hitchen - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer: C J Hitchen - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Journal Editor: M S Tyler - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Auction Secretary: S R Ellis - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website Manager: Jan Gane - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.