MSG AGM & Auction 26th March 2011
& pictures by Nick Hackney
2011 Annual General meeting was held on March 26th 2011.
Hon Secretary, the Chairman & the Treasurer
previously published and circulated Officers reports were approved,
and the Officers & Committee proposed were duly elected.
members study the reports
was a presentation by the Chairman, Susan McEwen, to Bill Pain, Publications
Manager, and Roger Barry, Auction Manager who were both retiring from
their posts after many years of valourous service to the Group.
work over many years is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to
finding their successors as soon as possible. Volunteers to the Chairman,
subscription increase is approved
proposal in the Treasurer's report to increase subscriptions to £15
was duly passed. The new rate comes into effect on 1st April 2011, for
2011 and future subscriptions.
This is the rate for payment before 30th June, it becomes £20
for payments after that date.
Any subscription years already paid in advance will count as fully paid,
and we continue to accept up to 3 years' subscriptions, being 2011,
2012 and 2013 if members wish to pay in advance.
which fiollowed the AGM was, from the seller's perspective, a roaring
success. High prices were achieved on many lots, and very very few lots
were left unsold.
price was for lot 275, which achieved £1,860 against an estimate
of £1,000. It is of course a very rare set of unused Straits Revenues,
Barry, Peter Cockburn, Carl Stott
- Joe Robertson, Dominic Morris
of the audience attending the auction