Stampex preview - full ABPS exhibitor listing

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09 August 2019
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The ABPS will once again be holding a National Exhibition at Stampex covering all the philatelic classes, including for the first time the Modern, Maximaphily and Astrophilately classes. See the full list of exhibits here…

The ABPS will once again be holding a National Exhibition at Stampex covering all the philatelic classes, including for the first time the Modern, Maximaphily and Astrophilately classes. The lead society on this occasion is the National Philatelic Society, and the Ephemera Society will also be providing a special display to promote ephemera collecting.

Postal Stationery 

Frame 1

Mr Stephen Schumann

New Zealand Stamped-to-Order Envelopes

Stamped-to-order envelopes from the reign of Queen Victoria through the reign of King George VI with many difficult to acquire and unique items.

Traditional

Frames 2 - 6

Mr Alexander McCulloch

New Zealand 1935 Pictorial Issue

New Zealand mint pictorial 1935 issue to include plate blocks, flaws, errors and postal usage.

 

Open Philately

Frames 7 - 11

Mr Alan Farrell

HMAV Bounty and its Legacy

A chronological narrative of the breadfruit expedition, mutiny and establishment of the world’s smallest colony on Pitcairn’s Island by the Bounty mutineers. The display includes philatelic material, rare chromalin proofs and essays from the Walsall archives, Heraclio

Fournier and illustrations, maps and engravings, several of them from the time.

 

Display Only

Frames 12 - 16

Mr Bruce Chadderton

Republic of China Airmail Rates to North America (Sept 1945 - Dec 1949). This is an invited exhibit from an Australian judge.

 

Postal History

Frame 17

rollerman

Overseas Business Mail from Japan 1922-1942

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Aerophilately

Frames 18 - 22

Dr Jon Higgins

Flown Mail from 

British Borneo 1926-1936

Air Mails flown within and from Brunei, North Borneo and Sarawak between 1926 and 1936.

 

Display Only

Frame 23

Mr Brian Livingstone

Three Bodged portraits on Stamps of King George VI

This exhibit shows how the portrait of George VI used on three stamp designs, was composed by placing

together several different elements that were obtained at short notice. The resulting images can fairly be

described as “bodged”.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Traditional

Frames 24 - 28

Mr Malcolm Gascoyne

The Development of De La Rue’s Stamp Production Technology.

With a Detailed Study of the Stamps produced for Sarawak.

A study of De La Rue’s progressive development of stamp production technology and the application of this information to a detailed examination of the stamps produced for Sarawak.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frame 29

NPS

Information about the National Philatelic Society

 

Traditional

Frame 30

Mr Gordon Jeffreys

Military Telegraphs 

Unappropriated Dies as used in Bechuanaland, Egypt and Sudan.

 

Traditional

Frames 31 - 35

Mr David Collyer

Architecture Series - 4th Definitive Republic of South Africa

An exhibit showing the technical aspects of stamp production and usage of a line drawn monocolour design printed using various methods by the Government Printer, Pretoria.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frame 36

Mr Brian Livingstone

Bohumil Heinz and De La Rue’s Portrait of King George VI

This exhibit lifts a corner of the cloak of anonymity that covers the engravers of many British Empire stamps in the 1930s. Presented evidence shows that an engraving of King George VI’s head by Bohumil Heinz and previously described as unadopted, was used on stamps printed by De La Rue.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Postal Stationery

Frame 37

Mrs Victoria Archard

Privately Printed Postal Stationery Cards of Deutsch-Ostafrika and the German Colonies

The first issue in 1898 included ten scenes (four from Deutsch-Ostafrika) each supplied at the inland and the overseas rate. The 1902 series featured colourful oil paintings by Rudolf Hellgrewe. The eight cards (five from Deutsch-Ostafrika) in the final series issued in 1908 were based on photographs by Otto Haeckel.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Postal Stationery

Frames 38 - 39

Mrs Victoria Archard

Postal Stationery of East Africa and Uganda Protectorates

This display shows the postal stationery issued after the amalgamation of the Post Offices of the East Africa and Uganda Protectorates when there was a new king, four changes of postal rates and a world war. Emphasis is on information found in the De La Rue records and used examples.

 

Traditional

Frames 40 - 44

Mr Atif Sarian

1923-1925 King Fouad First Portrait Issue

Complete study of the issue, proofs, essays and usages of all values.

 

Traditional

Frames 45 - 49

Mr Atif Sarian

1937-1945 King Farouk First Issue

Complete study of the issue, proofs, essays and usages of all values.

 

Traditional

Frames 50 - 54

Mr Atif Sarian

1945-1952 King Farouk Second Issue

Complete study of the issue, proofs, essays and usages of all values.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Traditional

Frames 55 - 59

Mr Simon Richards

Classic Victoria - ‘Half Lengths and Queen on Throne’

The Classic Half Lengths and Queen on Throne issues of Victoria.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frames 60 - 66

Mr Christopher Oliver

Mobile Post Offices in South Africa 1937 - 1990

The development of the mobile posts in South Africa 1937 - 1990.

 

Postal History

Frame 67

Mr Graham Booth

West Indies & South American Mail Carried by “Great Western”

Great Western was sold to the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company in 1847 and sailed as a Main Line steamer. She then spent long periods in the Caribbean as a Branch steamer. In 1853 she transferred to the South American service and completed nine return voyages before being broken up.

 

Open Philately

Frames 68 - 69

Mr Neil Ritchie

The Canadian Expeditionary Force: Railway Troops 1915-1919

The CEF Railway Troops were extremely adaptable and versatile. They laid 60 miles of track after the 1917 Vimy Ridge Battle had started. This exhibit explores their organisation, the postal system and post offices used, their associated censorship marks, some of the personnel involved and the work they carried out.

 

Postal History

Frames 70 - 74

Mr Kim Stuckey

The Falklands War 1982

The Postal History connected with the origins, the passage and the aftermath of the Falklands War.

 

Thematic

Frames 75 - 79

Mr Roger Van Laere

History of the Borders of 

Peru and Bolivia

How the borders of Peru and Bolivia have been formed through history.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frame 80

Mr Michael Goodman

Brooks Supports the World

A glimpse into the more intimate areas of life in Middle America through mail from the Brooks Surgical Appliance Company.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frame 81

Mr Michael Goodman

Gone Astray

Some redirected and forwarded USA international mail 1879 - 1910.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Revenue

Frames 82 - 86

Mr Ken Taylor

Canadian Tobacco Revenues

A complete exhibit of Canada’s Tobacco Revenue stamps from 1868 to 1971 showing the very fine quality of the printings and showing the range of wartime provisionals.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Revenue

Frames 87 - 91

Mr Ken Taylor

Tobacco Revenues of Argentina

The first revenue tax on tobacco in Argentina was introduced in 1895. The first revenue stamps were introduced hurriedly and the exhibit shows the range in use until 1915.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frame 92

Mr Michael Goodman

Imperforate 3c Washington

A study of the 1851-7 3 cents Washington definitive showing shades, plates and usage.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frame 93

Mr Michael Goodman

The US Lovely Ladies 

facsimiles and fakes

Facsimiles and fakes of USA ‘Lovely Ladies’ Newspaper Stamps 1875 -95.

 

Display Only

Frame 94

ABPS

Information about ABPS Societies

Information about ABPS Societies.

 

 

First Day Covers

Frame 95

Mr Wojciech Kierstan

Ceská pošta – 

Most Beautiful Stamp

A selection of stamps on modern FDCs that were in the top three awarded by Ceska Posta in their annual Most Beautiful Stamp poll.

 

Traditional

Frame 96

Mr Wojciech Kierstan

Poland 1918 Locals

Poland 1918 locals is a generic term for local stamps of the private delivery services from 1915 to about 1919 - this display shows examples of stamps, cancels, usage and forgeries of three such services.

 

Aerophilately

Frame 97

Dr Brian Callan

The 1912 Rhein-Main 

Zeppelin Airmails

First Zeppelin airmail carried by permission and with cooperation of the German Reichtspost. Exhibit features mail from all German cities participating in the “June 1912 Charity Postcard Week”.

 

Philatelic Literature

Frame 98

Spanish Study Circle

“Espana” Journal of the Spanish Study Circle issues Volume 59 nºs1&2 and Volume 60 nº1.

“Espana” is the journal of the Spanish Study Circle and has been published since the 1960’s. The last edition was in 2015 and there was a real need for it to be revived, the new editor is Neil Ritchie and he along with other contributors have enthusiastically produced these issues.

 

Aerophilately

Frames 99 - 103

Mr Ed Wolf

Airmail across the South Atlantic 1927-1940

The various modes of transport used to accelerate the mail across the South Atlantic from Europe to South America are developed over 5 Chapters in this exhibit.

 

Postal History

Frames 104 - 108

Mr Hans Dahl

The Introduction of Mobile Post Offices to the German Postal System

The German Post Office came to be used as a propaganda tool by the NSDAP, and it was its use to support propaganda marches between 1934 - 1939 that led to the development and subsequent use of mobile post offices.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Modern Philately

Frames 109 - 110

Mr Peter Wood

Irish Animals and Marine Life - First Issue, Stamps on a roll

This issue of 2010 is very significant because for the first time the “SOAR” (Stamps on a roll) labels became the normal method of prepaid postage in Ireland because the machines and system were now installed in every post office throughout the country.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Open Philately

Frames 111 - 113

Mr Peter Wood

The Greatest Bleeding Hearts Racket in the World - Irish Hospitals Sweepstakes

The illegal use of postal services by the Irish Hospitals Sweepstakes and their advertising by means of cinderella labels and Post Office items.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Postal History

Frames 114 - 118

Mr Simon Richards

The Postal History of 

Savoy 1636 -1875

This exhibit follows the development of postal services in the region from the Ducal times, through the revolutionary turmoil, the restoration of the Sardinian postal service, to the transfer of control to France. The display concludes in 1875 when the classic Ceres head issues of the 3rd Republic were replaced.

 

Traditional

Frames 119 - 123

Mr Brian Warren

Irish Variable Value Stamps

This exhibit charts the introduction and use of the various types of Variable Value Stamps in Ireland from their introduction in 1990 to date. Stamps were available from both vending machines (until 2015) and from post office counters (since 2010). Hand held machines (EasyPost) have been available since 2010.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Revenue

Frames 124 - 125

Mr George James

Foreign Bill Stamps of Ceylon, 1855-1903

The Government of Ceylon used Foreign Bill revenue stamps to levy tax on both imports and exports, for a period of 55 years. This exhibit follows the evolution of these fascinating issues from their Genesis in 1855, through to withdrawal in 1910; in chronological order.

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Display Only

Frame 126

Mr Gurbir Singh

India’s Forgotten Rocket Pioneer: Stephen H Smith. India’s First Rocket Scientist

As secretary of the Indian Airmail Society he pioneered the use of rockets for mail transport, demonstrated their use for delivering mail over difficult terrain, showed that medical items could be transported rapidly in an

emergency and in 1935 he used rocket power to transport living beings across a river.

 

 

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Philatelic Literature

Frame 127

Mr Markand Dave

The 1929 Air Mail Stamps of India

This book focuses on the Air Mail issue of six stamps released in 1929. 223 stamps with errors have been identified of which more than five examples are constant. The work continues and is the subject of joint research with my father Dipak Dave FRPSL and my sister Priti Dave.

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Postal History

Frame 128

Ms Kathryn Johnson

Ceylon Too Late Markings

A study of Too Late markings of Ceylon organized by type.

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Postal Stationery

Frame 129

Ms Kathryn Johnson

Ceylon Airgraph Stationery Forms

Postal Stationery exhibit of Airgraph forms and Airgraphs used from Ceylon during WWII.

 

Philatelic Literature

Frame 130

Mr Markand Dave

Activities in India - The Royal Philatelic Society London

This book covers the activities of The Royal Philatelic Society’s presence in India and the organised promotional work done by the three representatives of RPSL Markand Dave FRPSL, Ramu Srinivasa and Kapil Gogri. The book includes research by many Indian RPSL members which they have presented at regional meetings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philatelic Literature

Frame 131

Mr Rory Morrisey

The Thai Times - the Journal of the Thailand Philatelic Society

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Postal History

Frames 132 - 136

Dr Bruce Haynes

Ceylon: Railway 

Travelling Post Offices

The development of Ceylon /Sri Lanka railway travelling post offices from the opening of the Colombo - Kandy line in 1892 to thje decline after 1941.

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Traditional

Frames 137 - 141

Mr Markand Dave

The 1929 Airmail Stamps of India

This Exhibit attempts to show the positions of the newly discovered 225+ errors, both mint and used, using large multiples as complete sheets are unknown. Further examples are shown on cover and with KUWAIT overprint together with first day and first flight covers, commercial and abroad usages including rare destinations.

 

Aerophilately

Frames 142 - 146

Dr J. Stewart Templeton

India - The 1929 ‘Air Set’: Stamps, Varieties and Postal Use

A display of the 1929 “Air” set of stamps, their varieties and comprehensive postal use. Covers presented in ascending value order of stamps from 2 to 12 annas in single or multiple use in combination with non-air stamps. Overprinted “Kuwait” stamps and rarer covers also shown.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Postal Stationery

Frames 147 - 151

Mr Ghias Ahmad

Postal Stationery of Pakistan 1947 - 1960

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Postal History

Frames 152 - 159

Dr Bruce Haynes

Bombay - Aden Sea Post Office 1868 - 1914

Postal markings used on the Bombay-Suez Sea Post from opening in 1868 to the close of the Bombay-Aden Sea Post in 1914 together with examples of the Calcutta-Rangoon Sea post and the Bombay-Karachi Sea post.

 

Theme: Indian Sub-Continent Display

Postal Stationery

Frames 160 - 167

Mr Graham Winters

Ceylon: King George V Postal Stationery

A comprehensive exhibit of KG V Ceylon Postal Stationery including all of the major rarities: the provisional envelopes; printed to private order wrappers; size F. used envelopes; reply post card printing combinations, and proof material throughout.

 

Display Only

Frame 168

ABPS

Information about ABPS Societies

 

Ephemera

Frame 169

Mr Brian Sole

Mrs K M Dibben (1866-1967) Stamp Dealer and Society Member

Extracts from the Dibben archive acquired by Kingston & District P.S. c. 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maximaphily

Frame 170

Mr Jon Aitchison

Maximum cards from Lundy Island

Very few maximum cards have emanated from Lundy Island, whether produced by the Island’s postal authorities or privately. This single frame exhibit covers most of the known types including many that have not been recorded before.

 

Postal History

Frame 171

Mr John Colton

The undated Free handstamps with initials 1787-1792

A study of the three types of handstamps used by four officials of the General Post Office in London between 1787 and 1792 including varieties and experimental inks.

 

Traditional

Frame 172

Mr Brian Sole

Wales and Monmouthshire £:s:d. Issues 1958-1970

One frame study of the nine stamps issued and their uses in the period.

 

Open Philately

Frames 173 - 177

Dr Stewart Gardiner

Sealing and Securing the Letter: “The Rise and Demise of the Wafer Seal”

This exhibit brings together many rare and important postal uses of wafer seals, patent envelopes and examples of the first gummed envelopes manufactured by Waterlow and Sons to provide a comprehensive story of the

topic including those promoting Peace and Anti-Slavery, the Temperance Movement, Vegetarianism and the Anti-

Corn Laws Movement.

 

Postal History

Frames 178 - 182

Mr Chris Jones

Cancellation of the Imperforate Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain (1840 to 1854)

Cancellation of the Imperforate Line Engraved Issues of Great Britain (1840 to 1854).

 

Postal History

Frames 183 - 187

Mr Malcolm Hawkins

Hanoverian Postage From Reading

1718 - 1900 Postal History of Reading.

 

Postal Stationery

Frames 188 - 192

Dr Brian Callan

Queen Victoria Postal Stationery in Ireland 1840 to 1901

Queen Victoria Postal Stationery that was legal use between 1840 and 1901 in Ireland. Exhibit includes QV envelopes, postcards, registered envelopes, newpaper wrappers and stamped o order items, all arranged in chronological usage within each type.

 

Revenue

Frames 193 - 197

Mr Frank Walton RDP FRPSL

GB Revenues Printed 

by Perkins Bacon

A detailed study of the adhesive revenue issues used in Great Britain & Ireland printed by Perkins Bacon. Playing Cards (1828-1883), Paper Duty (1839-1856), Life Policy (1854-1872), Customs (1860), Ireland Registration of Deeds (1861-1888), Ireland Record of Titles (1865-1882), Justice Room (1869-1910), Mayor’s Court (1883-1902) and Guildhall Consultation Fee (1892).

 

Traditional

Frames 198 - 202

Mr Colin Hanson

Great Britain 1d Red - 1864 Letters In All 4 Corners Issue

This exhibit will show the reasons why the change in design was needed, usages and a selection of the host of cachets and cancels in use over the 25 year history of the stamp, culminating with its replacement.

 

 

 

 

Traditional

Frames 203 - 210

Mr Philip Cheetham

A Selection of the Imperforate One Penny Stamps from Great Britain – Plate 1a TO 177

The exhibit shows a selection of Great Britain one penny imperforate stamps between Plate 1a and Plate 177. It shows stamps, mint, used and on cover/entire. There are a variety of cancellations including distinctive Maltese

crosses. The exhibit ends with a matched pair of Plate 177 (Imperforate and perforated).

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frame 211

Mr Michael Goodman

New Lease of Life for Machins

How the Machin Head gained a new lease of life from 2008 with the advent of security features Post and Go and Horizon labels.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Display Only

Frames 212 - 213

Mr Peter Mellor

Overseas for a 

Halfpenny and beyond

This display follows the development of cheap rates carrying printed papers from Britain through to overseas destinations. It then covers the universal halfpenny rate that lasted until 1949 and subsequent changes up to decimalisation in 1971.

 

Display Only

Frames 214 - 218

Mrs Christine Earle

Cometh the Man… Cometh the Hour

A display class look at the life of Winston Churchill.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Traditional

Frame 219

Mr Chris Symonds

Great Britain - The Victorian £1 Oblong Postage Stamps 1883-1901

SG GB Concise Nos 185, 186, 212, O11, O12 and O16 plus varieties as described in SG GB Specialised Volume 1 - Queen Victoria for K15, K16, K17, L9, L10 and L11.

 

National Philatelic Society Display

Open Philately

Frames 220 - 227

Mr John Davies

A Jubilee Reminiscence

The exhibit details the celebrations for the Great Britain 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee, focussing on the

unadopted essays for a commemorative postage stamp and the Conversaziones and Exhibitions at the Guildhall, London, organised by the City Corporation of London and the South Kensington Museum, organised by the General Post Office.

 

Display Only

Frame 228

ABPS

Information about ABPS Societies 

 

Display Only

Frames 229 - 236

The Ephemera Society

This is Ephemera

Printed ephemera, the transient minor documents of everyday life, convey much more than words and images on paper. Tickets, notices, leaflets, labels, greetings cards, posters, as well as performing their immediate function, reflect the times. Collected, conserved and displayed forming a tangible picture of the social climate of their age.

 

Display Only

Frames 237 - 244

Mr Peter McCann

Montserrat Postal History

This is an invited exhibit from a USA judge.

All competitive exhibits will be judged and the results posted on the frames during the exhibition. The main awards presentation will also take place on 14th September 2019 at the Awards Ceremony at noon in the Executive Centre. The judges will be available to give feedback to exhibitors between 1.15pm and 3pm on 14th September 2019 at the exhibition. Exhibitors who want to receive feedback should reserve an appointment with the jurors in advance. Appointments can be booked at the Executive Centre from Tuesday 10th September 2019. 

Find out more about exhibiting your stamps at www.abps.org.uk/exhibiting or by contacting Deborah Gooch on 01424 251169 or email: exhibiting@abps.org.uk.

See ABPS exhibits in detail with the ‘Stamp Showcase’ feature in every issue of Stamp Collector