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29th December 2022: LATEST NEWS

  • The 2022 ISC AGM was held by Zoom on Saturday 3rd December. Paul Allen was re-elected unopposed as Chairperson and Dan Walker was elected ‘from the floor’ as Members’ Representative, also unopposed. The appointment of Eric Winter as Membership Secretary was confirmed, replacing Tom George, who had stepped down following three years of dedicated work

  • Auction 224 closed on 30th September; 1098 lots were offered, of which 582 (53%) were sold. India covers and postcards sold well, many realizing multiple times their estimates, and used-abroad items attracted some good prices. The interest in the Feudatory States was patchy but fiscals were again popular. Auction 231 will close in a few days. Note that 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

  • The latest ISC Zoom Webinar, organized by Sandeep Jaiswal and Paul Allen, took place on Saturday 17th December and was attended by 23 members. An absorbing display on ‘Portuguese India: First Issues 1871-1888’ was given by Luis and Eduardo Barreiros. Recordings of this and previous displays are available for members to view in ‘Zoom Meetings’ on the ‘ISC Members’ page on the website

  • In-person display meetings are being organized in the UK for next year – in March at a venue near Bournemouth on Sunday 12th March, at a date to be confirmed at Solihull in the spring and at MIDPEX 2023 at Leamington Spa on Saturday 1st July

  • ISC members will convene at the Philatelic Show, Boxborough, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, which is being held on 5th-7th May under the leadership of Sandeep Jaiswal and John Warren. There will be 30 or more display frames. If you are interested in participating, please let them know; exhibit entry forms are due by 19th March

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