The MSG Christmas Festive Meeting 12th December 2015
Members Displays - 30/30 - up to 30 items each costing less than £30
Pictures by Susan McEwen, Report by Domnic Morris
Gordon Peters showed PPCs, including PPCs of lighthouses at Mersing and Tumpat Wharf) and a report in the ABPS of the MSG Packet Secretary’s display in Redcar of light-houses); and covers from FPOs 47 and 58 based in Kedah.
Joe Robertson displayed three frames, all Postage Due covers in descending price order from £29- £4.
Mac McClaren brought FDCs and fre-runners of today’s presentation packs pre-1989; a collection of sheetlets and covers of the first anniversary of Malayan Independence issue; and a 1946 BMA telegram.
Len Stanway showed Autumn 2015 issues and those of Singapore Stampex 2015.
Andrew Norris displayed a Dead Letter Office cachet on a 1906 cover (the earliest known DLO cover to Singapore)
Carl Stott had brought a material to make up a philatelic ‘MERRY CHRISTMAS’ (including the one Straits issue to feature the word Malaya).
Richard Berry, who was attending as Peter Cockburn’s guest, showed covers to/ from/ about early USA collectors, dealers, societies and authors; and a cover from Malaya outbound to a Col. Redford of the Rhodesian Rifles). This last sparked the idea for a mini-collection/ study of mail showing connections between Rhodesians and Malaya during the Confrontation, which Richard is pursuing.
A positive and studious note on which
to round out a very agreeable afternoon’s philately.
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