Philatelic Exhibitions, Chris King (Royal Philatelic Society London)

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14 July 2020
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There is growing interest in the history of philately and in the extensive literature and philatelic ephemera, writes Chris King, as he provides an in-depth presentation of this fascinating philatelic subject.

There is growing interest in the history of philately and in the extensive literature and philatelic ephemera, which has been created by exhibitors, and their organisers since the earliest displays in the industrial exhibitions of the mid-nineteenth century, which included displays of printing, including postage stamps.

We don’t just collect stamps… or envelopes…

The Society seeks to preserve exhibition material from all levels of exhibiting, international, national, regional, and local, from the first exhibitions to the present day, as the display reveals.


You can view the presentation in full, page by page, in the video below. Just click on the pause button on the video to stop the slideshow at any point, giving you time to examine the page in detail.


The Royal Philatelic Society London is an official festival partner. Find out more about the esteemed organisation at the website: www.rpsl.org.uk


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