Picture Gallery, Season 2008-9

All photographs were taken by Gregory Loh MBE, except where indicated.

At our meeting on 9th September 2008

John Lea receiving his certificate

John Lea paid a return visit to give his display of "The Nile Valley". Vice President Margaret
Noack presented him with a token of our appreciation, with the traditional certificate.

Our annual dinner at the Fairfield Halls on 10th October 2008.

Annual Dinner 2008

Members and guests enjoying the evening.

At our meeting on 14 October 2008.

Visit from Royal Tunbridge Wells PS

Visiting speakers from the Royal Tunbridge Wells Philatelic Society.
Left to right: Colin Clarkson, Robbie Morton, Richard Hart and Bill Hedley.

At our meeting on 28 October 2008

Peter Pugh

Peter Pugh paid a return visit with a display of Hong Kong business security marks.

At our meeting on 11 November 2008

Frank Simpson

Our Secretary, Frank Simpson, displayed the postal history and cancellations of the Kingdom of Hannover.

The Grand Auction, 25 November 2008.

Auction, 25.11.08

Auctioneer Chris Catley and members.

The Christmas Social Evening, 9 December 2008 (two photographs).

2008 Christmas buffet

Enjoying a superb buffet.

What's in the box?

What's in the box? Auctioneers Pauline MacBroom and John Schofield raised
a handsome sum for Crisis at Christmas.

Photographs by John Ray.

At our meeting on 27 January 2009

Les Jobbins

Les Jobbins showed Netherlands 1852-1952 and the postal history of the UK-Netherlands steamship service.

Photograph by John Ray.

At our meeting on 10 February 2009

Geof Richardson

Geoff Richardson presented a display of Austria.

At our meeting on 24 February 2009

The team from Woking

A very strong team from Woking Philatelic Society provided an excellent evening's entertainment.
From left to right: David Stotter, Gavin Fryer, Michael Lockton and John Lea.

At our meeting on 14 April 2009.

Ian Gray

Ian Gray travelled from Scotland to give us a fascinating display of Japanese woodblock prints by Hiroshige.

At our meeting on 28 April 2009

Alan Holverson

Our President, Alan Holverson, entertained with a display of India.

At our Annual General Meeting on 12 May 2009.

Alex Johnson

Our Treasurer, Alex Johnson, delivering his annual report.
President, Alan Holverson (centre), and Secretary, Frank Simpson, are at the table.

At our meeting on 26 May 2009

Brian Alcock

Brian Alcock presented a comprehensive display of Bombay transit marks.

At our meeting on 9 June 2009

Wendy Buckle

Wendy Buckle presented displays of China and Latvia.

At our meeting on 23 June 2009.

Christine Earle

Christine Earle with her display "The Post Office Went To War".

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