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29th November 2022: LATEST NEWS

 
  • The latest ISC Zoom Webinars, organized by Sandeep Jaiswal and Paul Allen, took place on Saturday 29th October, with displays by Eric Winter (“GB Used in India, 1900 to 1930”) and Paul Allen (“Via Southampton 1854 – 1876; Slower but Cheaper”) and on Saturday 19th November, with a display by Thomas Johansen (“Muscat Philately”). Recordings of the presentations are available for ISC members to view in ‘Zoom Meetings’ on the ‘ISC Members’ page on the website


  • Ten ISC members were privileged to visit The British Library’s Philatelic Collections on Thursday 27th October. The Curators were very welcoming and presented a wide variety of material including much that was rare and unique. A recent discovery by the Philatelic Collections Curators at the British Library, concerning design for the first issue of Indian stamps, resulted in a request for collaboration between them and interested members of the ISC


  • In-person display meetings are being organized in the UK for next year – in March at a venue near Bournemouth, at a date to be confirmed at Solihull in the spring and at MIDPEX 2023 at Leamington Spa in July. ISC members are encouraged to bring a guest to these meetings


  • ISC Auction no. 224 closed on 30th September; 53% of the 1098 lots were sold. Auction no. 231 has been uploaded to the website. You must be an ISC member to participate in these quarterly Auctions. Membership also gives access to the ‘Library Archives’ and to the ‘Forum’ page, which allows members to discuss topics with one another with the facility to post scans of the material being discussed


  • Max Smith announced his resignation from the Editorship of India Post after two periods totalling 16 years, not 14 as previously announced; apologies to Max for this error


  • Circulation lists are being drawn up for the first distribution of the new UK Packet


 
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