Leicester Meeting Members Displays 18th March 2017
by Dominic Morris CBE
by Sue McEwen
The meeting was opened by Mike Ludlow (and many thanks to him for organising
it). There were three rounds.
Round One was by Terry Pickering who showed the postal history of the
Japanese Occupation PoW mail on the Thailand- Burma Railway. displays.
Round Two was led off by Iain Dyce who displayed pre-stamp and early stamped
Straits Settlements covers. Terry Pickering put up an additional Burma
Dominic Morris showed four frames of ‘My recent acquisitions,
mounted, or that which I have recently mounted up.’ The centre-piece
for which was the outstanding ex-Rob Holley material that Dominic had
acquired from Richardson and Copp.
Susan McEwen showed a frame and a half of Johore covers, not quite New
Acquisitions but they were all described as ‘newly written up’
that and being Johore was all they had in common.
Susan Mc Ewen
Round Three was led off by Colin Riddell (a very welcome re-joiner to
the MSG. We hope to see him again at Leicester next year). Colin showed
the postal history of the Cocos-Keeling Islands and Christmas Island.
Andrew Norris followed him with a collection of postmarks of Negri Sembilan
from A-Z. As usual with Andrew, there were postmarks that were scarce,
rare and some that few, if anyone, had ever seen before.
The Round concluded with Mike Ludlow’s splendid and eclectic mixture
of the Straits Steamship company (SSsKelantan and Kedah) ; MAPT and SATA
labels; Perfins; ephemera from Malayan Airways and a lovey (if totally
philatelic) cover of the Kelantan ‘chef’s hat’ issue
Thanks to Mike for organising the meeting.
Dominic Morris CBE
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