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Annual Philatelic Weekend - 2021 - CANCELLED

It is with great regret that the regular weekend meeting planned for March 12 to 14 2021 has had to be cancelled. Current guidelines do not allow such events to take place. There is too much risk to members to contemplate such a meeting and the position some months ahead is unknown. Meetings will resume as and when circumstances and government rules allow.

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 Annual Philatelic Weekend 2020

Abbey Hotel Redditch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The Annual Philatelic Weekend provides the opportunity for members to display and view collections in a relaxed and cordial atmosphere.

22 members and 7 guests attended the Society's 44th Annual Weekend at our new venue the Abbey Hotel in Redditch, Worcestershire.

Reports on the displays and the AGM are published in the August edition of the Journal. (#293).

Some of the displays presented were:

'The Franco-Sardinian Treaty of 1817'
'Fun with Paris Stars'
'Tunisian UPU Congress Booklets'
'Cameroun 1961 to 1963’
'French India'
'Modern French Miniature Sheets'
'Story of the Wounded Soldier'
'French Commercial Stationery'
'French Transatlantic Mail between the years 1783 and 1857'
'Finally! I start to sort my 'to-do' box'
'French Morocco Military Mail'
'Uses of the Laureated type stamps on foreign mail from France to European countries'.
'Monaco'
'Problems of the French post office prior to 1849'
'West African Airmails'
'The use of the Alphée Dubois colonial stamp issue in Réunion'.