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Next Meeting

Saturday 22 October 2016 - Annual General Meeting & Auction

At the meeting room in the Royal Philatelic Society, 41 Devonshire Place, London W1G 6JY.

10.30 am Viewing of the society's auction lots for the auction to be held in the afternoon.

11.00 am Society’s Annual General Meeting.

12.00 Tony Chilton competition judging, followed by the presentation of the Tony Chilton salver. (Rules for Tony Chilton competition)

12.30 pm Lunch. We will arrange to eat in one of the restaurants close by, and all members are invited to join in. The cost should be no more than about £17 each, including wine.

2.00 pm The society’s “live” auction to be conducted by Neil Sargent.

If you are unable to attend the meeting you can still bid in the Society's auction. Please send your bids to the Auctioneer in plenty of time.

The meeting is expected to close by about 4.00 pm


The Mulready Postal Stationery -
Its Genesis, Production and Usage
by Alan Huggins and Alan Holyoake

This new book on the Mulready Postal Stationery by Alan Huggins and Alan Holyoake is published jointly by the Great Britain Philatelic Society and the Postal Stationery Society.

This publication makes a major addition to the literature on this subject, is fully illustrated in colour, and provides not only a comprehensive source of reference, but brings together in one place images of many of the iconic items, demonstrating their involvement in the initiation of the reforms of the postal system.

Approximately 216 pages it comprises an overview of the origins of pre-stamped stationery, the proposals made during the period of postal reform, and the subsequent production, issue and usage of the Mulready letter sheets and envelopes. This is followed by an eight frame international award winning study entitled 'The Introduction and Usage of the Mulready Postal Stationery, which demonstrates how the story of this postal historically important area can be presented as an exhibit. The contents are set out below:-

This new book on the Mulready postal stationery will be available from the Postal Stationery Society from 10th December 2015. The price is £40 plus postage (£36 to PSS members) Postage is inland £3.00, to Europe £8.00 and to the rest of the world £10.00.

If you would like a copy of this book, please send your cheque for the appropriate amount made payable to the Postal Stationery Society, to Colin Baker, 4 Greenhill Gardens, Sutton Veny, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 7AY, UK. You can email him at . Make sure you include your own name and address. Please note cheques must be written in sterling and be drawn on a UK bank. Foreign cheques cannot be accepted due to high bank charges. If you wish to pay by any other method, please contact Colin Baker.

More Information and more illustrations see The Mulready Postal Stationery

2016 Subscriptions

Subscriptions for 2016 are now due

Subscriptions for 2016 were due on 1 January. If you have not already paid your subs for the year do not delay payment. Details of how to pay are to be found on the renewal notice sent by post or on the Subscriptions page of this website.