Picture Gallery, Season 2015-16

At our meeting on 22 September 2015

Michael Farrant

Michael Farrant gave us a fascinating display of the stamps of Zanzibar, used on cover.

At our meeting on 13 October 2015

Brian Sole Robin Ollington

Brian Sole (left) showed Guernsey, from the German occupation period to the present day.
Robin Ollington (right) gave an illuminating talk about his experience as a designer of Guernsey stamps.

At our meeting on 27 October 2015

Marcus Sherwood-Jenkins

Marcus Sherwood-Jenkins described and illustrated the work of the postman in Russia.

At our meeting on 10 November 2015

Philip Mackey

Philip Mackey presented a world-class display of France, Louis-Napoleon period.

Our Christmas social event was held on 8th December

Croydon PS members Croydon PS members

Members and guests enjoyed a very convivial evening.

At our meeting on 26 January 2016

Rex Dixon

Rex Dixon presented his display of German Winter Relief.
He is seen here, on the left of the photograph, being presented with
a certificate by our President, Paul Elliot.
Photograph by Dr. Christopher Board.

At our meeting on 9 February 2016

John Schofield Frank Simpson

John Schofield (left) displayed the postal history of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands and
Frank Simpson (right) presented the history and postal history of Goslar.

At our meeting on 23 February 2016

Simon Richards

Simon Richards presented outstanding displays of early British West Indies postal history
and the stamps of Dominica.

At our meeting on 8 March 2016

Graham Booth

Graham Booth entertained us with a world-class display of Cayman Islands postal history

At our meeting on 22 March 2016

Ian Reed

Ian Reed stepped in at short notice and entertained us with an informative
and enjoyable display of "Music Illustrated"
He is seen here with our Vice President, Richard West MBE (at left)

Our meeting on 26th April was our annual President's Evening.

Paul Elliot

Paul Elliot entertained with postcards of WW1 aircraft and a display of the stamps of Guernsey,
followed by a generous buffet.

The Annual General Meeting was held on 10th May 2016, followed by an auction.

l-r: Richard West, Graham Harker and Frank Simpson

Left to right: newly-elected President Richard West MBE, Graham Harker and Frank Simpson

l-r: Pauline MacBroom, Frank Simpson and David Rennie

Left to right: Pauline MacBroom, Frank Simpson and David Rennie conducting the auction

At our meeting on 24 May 2016

Roger Morrell Michael Goodman

We were entertained by a team from the Twickenham and District Philatelic Society.
Roger Morrell (left) showed the Austro-Hungarian Navy in the first World War
and Michael Goodman (right) presented a selection of stamps from the USA.

At our meeting on 14 June 2016

Pauline MacBroom and camera crew

We were host to a television crew from BBC4 who were making a documentary
programme about philately. The photo shows Pauline MacBroom being interviewed.

At our meeting on 12 July 2016

West London Philatelic Society

We were visited by a team from the West London Philatelic Society.
The photo was taken by Dr. Christopher Board OBE.
Maurice Buxton (left) showed aspects of American philately,
Christopher Oliver (centre) displayed South African airletters
and Melvyn Green (right) presented items of local interest .

At our meeting on 9 August 2016

Members evening

members entertained with displays connected with the letter "M".

The photograph was taken by our President, Richard West MBE.


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