2004 (Newsletters 285-290)

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NL 285, January/February 2004 (28pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 The New Postal Heritage Trust by Tony Conder, Tony Walker [L]
2 New Members
3 Whilst We Are On The Subject ... by John Calladine [M]
4 Pages from a Competition Entry: The One Penny Postage Stamps of Great Britain 1840-1864 — Tim Burgess
6 Experimental Separation in the 1d Red Stars by Tim Burgess [L]
7 Printers and Recent High Values by Edgar Smith [L]
9 Samuel Montagu Underprint by Vincent West [S]
9 Telegraphs Book - Apologies for Late Production [S]
9 OUS Overprints and Underprints by Vincent West [S]
10 Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight by Edgar Smith, Robert Danzig, Martin Evans [S]
10 Machin Coatings by Robin Tibbenham [S]
10 Butter Market T.O. by Sam Lawrence [S]
11 A 12,000,000% Gain [Navigation squared circle] by Stanley Cohen [M]
11 Post Office Act 12 Car II c35 by Roy Eden [S]
11 Alcock & Holland by Alan Wilson [S]
12 Plate 11 Block by Karl Louis [M]
12 The 2003 Year Book Package by Chris Harman [S]
13 Black Plate 11 by Lucie Balsenc, Jerry Carruthers, TJ [L]
14 Dealers' Directory
15 What Does Collecting GB Entail? by Robin Tibbenham [L]
15 Red on Reds: Update by Brian Watson [S]
16 GBPS Library by Nick Wraith [L]
16 Home District Covers by Michael Gould [S]
17 Annual Competitions: Stop Press, Urgent by Allan Jones [S]
17 Last Post: Ken Statham
18 Late Use of Maltese Cross etc by Trevor Pickering, John Burn [M]
19 New Maltese Cross Book by David Rockoff, Mike Jackson [S]
19 The President's Guest [S]
19 The Society Auction by Fred Taylor [S]
19 Bangkok Successes [S]
20 North of Watford News: Regional Meetings by Ken Brown, Willie MacFarlane [M]
20 The Bantam ½d and 'More to Pay' by Chris Grimshaw [S]
21 Bath Postal Museum by Patrick Jefferies [S]
21 1d Lilac Inverted 'X' by Steven Bainbridge [S]
21 Harmers - The Gaetano Vullo Collection [S]
22 Society Displays: An Afternoon of GB Rubbish — Chris Harman
24 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2003 October Meeting
27 Grosvenor Autumn 2003 Auction Realises Record Figure in Excess of £1.5 Million [M]
28 Subscriptions:: Due Now!! by Leslie Wilkinson [M]

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NL 286, March/April 2004 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
1 Our Image? by Chris Harman [S]
2 Society Displays: Line-Engraved — Jerry Carruthers
3 Society Displays: The 1879 and 1880 Tenders — Simon Kelly
5 Caveat Emptor and Caveat Venditor by Chris Harman, Harmers [L]
5 1d Black Plate 6 Lettered RE by Scott Treacey [S]
6 Private Rouletting in the Imperf. Line-Engraved by John Burn [S]
7 Postal Heritage Trust: Update by Tony Conder, Tony Walker, Roger Bailey [L]
7 De La Rue by Edgar Smith [S]
8 What Does Collecting GB Entail? by Chris Harman [L]
9 Alcock & Holland by Martin Willcock [M]
10 Shades of Wiseman and Harris by Ken McBride, Eric Walsh [L]
10 Dealers' Directory
11 Leeds Provincial Meeting [S]
12 £5 To Pay Stamps by Alan Wilson [S]
13 Letter from Germany by Burkhart Beer [S]
14 Help Needed by Russell Taylor, Tim Rusden, Harry Hayes [S]
14 British Philatelic Trust [S]
14 Society Auction by Fred Taylor [S]
15 Richard Cobden by Anthony McLelland [S]
15 On Fakes by Tony Smith [S]
16 QV Specimens by Martin Evans [M]
17 GBPS Library by Ian Harvey [M]
17 QV ½d Orange by Robert Petts [S]
18 State of the GBPS by John Bartram, Tony Smith [M]
18 SmartStamps [S]
18 1d Black Plate 11 [S]
19 The Newsletter by Graham Mark, Tony Walker [S]
19 Lost in the Post [1d Red Imprimaturs] by David Lewthwaite [S]
19 Newsletter from the Netherlands [S]
20 Overprints and Underprints by John Phillips [S]
20 Late Use of Maltese Cross by Alastair Walter, Hugh Palmer [S]
21 Butter Market by Graham Mark [S]
21 Squared Circle Postmarks [Townsend Place Cheltenham] by Stanley Cohen [S]
22 Pages from a Competition Winner: KGVI 10s Dark Blue — Peter Dawson
24 2004 Competition Results

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NL 287, May/June 2004 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 New Members
1 Society News [S]
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 Society Displays: British Telegraphs - Stamps and Forms — Conrad Graham, Alan Huggins (report by Ian Harvey)
4 Society Displays: The King George VI High Values:a study and plating — Peter Dawson (report by Ian Harvey)
6 Society Displays: Joint Meeting with the British Aerophilatelic Federation 2004
7 Cleaning Up by Bernard Ridley [S]
7 Back Numbers: GBJ and Newsletter by Harvey Russell, Sam Roberts [S]
8 Brass Rings Revisited by Alan Wilson, Max Melrose [M]
8 'C' [in diamond] Cancel on 1d Red Stars by Karl Louis [S]
9 Elihu Burritt: Expressions of Interest by David Turner [M]
10 On the Bounty Office: Bantam ½d by Graham Stockdale [S]
10 Dealers' Directory
11 The Queen and Her Stamps [S]
11 Private Rouletting by Karl Louis [S]
12 Edward VII Shades: The Debate, Closing Speeches? by Trevor Harris [L]
14 QV Halfpenny Orange by Boaden Griffiths [L]
16 1d Red Stars by Andrew Reid [S]
16 Harry Dagnall [S]
17 RPSL Invitation [S]
17 Society Library by Nick Wraith [S]
17 Recent Additions to the Library by Nick Wraith [S]
18 Plate 11 On Cover (mostly) by Karl Louis [S]
18 Douglas Myall Writes by Douglas Myall [S]
18 Shedding Light on Shades [S]
18 New Issues Listing: July-December 2003 by Jim Nicolson [S]
19 A.L.Bert Auctions by Ray Loveland, Tony Walker [M]
19 Salvation Army Presentation Pack by John Beard, Edgar Smith [S]
20 Tolkien's Masterpiece Seen Through Author's Eyes on Special Stamps [S]
20 On Fakes [S]
20 GB Festival High Values by Ted Adnams [S]
21 Shades of Chemistry or Chemistry of Shades? by Frank Allan [M]
22 Pages from a Competition Winner: Postally Used OW Official Overprints 1896-1904 — David Milsted
24 Binders for the GB Journal [S]
24 Society Tie [S]
24 Telegraph Book by Martin Strack [S]
24 1d Red Exchanges by Jay Perkins [S]

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NL 288, July/August 2004 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 New Members
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 The President Writes — Michael Lockton
2 Early Book Post: FDC by John Burn [S]
3 Advice of Receipt by Karl Louis [L]
4 In a Better Light: Part 1 [UV] by Ken McBride [L]
4 Request for a Proofreader [S]
5 Spotting the 'Improved' Item by Peter Sargent [S]
6 Brass Rings by Alastair Walter [S]
6 To Pay Labels: In Bulk by Bob Phillifent [S]
7 Patterns of No Value by Karl Louis [M]
7 Past Newsletters [S]
8 Stamps, Cats (Fat) and Pigeons by Ray Simpson, Chris Harman, Harry Dagnall [L]
8 Julian Chapman Travelling Scholarship Fund [S]
9 Dealers' Directory
10 Insurance [S]
11 A Taxing Collection of Stamps [S]
12 Society Displays: A morning of rubbish — Ian Crane
13 Society Displays: Queen Elizabeth II - the Regional Definitives — Phil Kenton
15 'C' [in diamond] Cancel on 1d Red Stars by Peter Aveyard [S]
16 1854/55 Line-Engraved C1s and the Methuen Handbook of Colour by Hugh Palmer [L]
16 Last Post: Edgar Smith
17 Postal Heritage Trust [S]
18 An Important New Post-Road Map Discovery by John Calladine [S]
18 Caring for Stamps and Postal History [S]
18 Letters 1 by Roger Bailey [S]
18 Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien by Tony Walker [M]
19 Subscription Treasurer by Leslie Wilkinson [S]
19 Letters 2 by David Glew [S]
20 Pages from a Competition Winner: Exeter Cancellations 1840-1860 — Michael Lockton
22 The Fruit and Veg Issue of 25 March 2003 by Tony Walker [L]
23 Plate 11 Covers by Peter Tarquin [S]
24 Windows XP: Modern Technology by Douglas Myall [S]
24 Another Expensive Label on eBay by Mike Jackson [S]

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NL 289, September/October 2004 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 The President Writes — Michael Lockton
3 Brassed Off by Max Melrose [S]
3 Why Only Saturday Meetings? by Philip Robinson [S]
4 In a Better Light: Part 2 [UV] by Ken McBride [L]
5 Last Post: Sir Gawaine Baillie
6 In a Better Light - Some Reflections by Ray Simpson [M]
7 La Philatelie Sans Experts? by Ray Abela [L]
8 Letters 1 by Nick Wraith [S]
9 Re-Used Plate 5 1d Black by David Turner [M]
9 Retirement of our Packet Superintendent by Ron Henning [S]
10 Hand-Illustrated Cover by Philip Robinson [S]
10 Work by Michael and Sylvia Goaman at Harmers [S]
11 Letters 2 by George Russell [M]
11 James McKenzie [S]
12 Postal Heritage Trust [S]
12 First Day Issue Postcard by Karl Louis [S]
12 A Nice Piece by Scott Treacey [S]
12 Squared Circle: Talybont by Colin Baker [S]
13 Letters 3 by Martin Willcock [S]
13 GBCC: The Great Britain Collectors Club by Tim Burgess [S]
13 Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien [S]
14 Society Displays: Crown Agents Stamp Bureau — Graham Tapp
15 Spotting the 'Improved' Item by Karl Louis [S]
15 Scottish Experimental Packs by Ron Phelps [S]
16 Allan Jones: Harry Dagnall Thank You Award [S]
16 Dealers' Directory
17 AGM 49 Reports
18 Maltese Cross Cancellation by Walter Barnard [S]
19 Provincial Meeting in Leeds (Pudsey) by Ken Brown [S]
21 Provisional Labels by Edward Caesley [S]
22 Pages from a Competition Winner: A wounded soldier's journey home — Eddie Weeks
24 GBPS Publications [S]

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NL 290, November/December 2004 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 New Members
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 The President Writes — Michael Lockton
3 The Postal Heritage Trust [S]
3 News from Head Office [S]
3 Overseas Members [S]
3 The Exchange Packet by Ron Henning [S]
4 The Importance of Auction Catalogue References by Austin Davis [L]
5 Jubilee Varieties [S]
6 Queries Answered by Michael Lockton [S]
6 GB New Issues: January to June 2004 by Jim Nicolson [S]
6 That Fruit & Veg Issue by Jean Alexander [S]
6 Peace and Commerce Labels by Harvey Russell [S]
7 Advice of Receipt by Philip Robinson, Karl Louis [L]
8 50th Anniversary: An Auction with a Difference [M]
8 1939 5s Red Overprinted 'M.E.F.' by Philip Robinson [S]
9 Stamps of the Victorian Era: On View by Douglas Muir [M]
9 GBPS at the Royal: 6 January 2005 by Graeme Webster [S]
10 UV in Philately: Beyond the Visible - Part One by Ken McBride [L]
11 Maltese Cross Web Site by David Rockoff, Mike Jackson [S]
12 The RPSL at York by Philip Robinson [S]
12 Regional Representatives [S]
12 Dealers' Directory
13 Help Wanted by Russell Taylor [M]
13 Regional Meeting: Leeds (Pudsey) [S]
14 The Recorded Delivery Service by Steve Dunderdale [L]
16 Philatelic Weather by David Glew [S]
17 Provisional Labels by David MacDonnell [M]
17 Weekday Meetings by Leslie Wilkinson [S]
18 Society Displays: Pre-decimal Machins — Tony Walker
18 Stampex Successes [S]
21 GBPS Discussion Board by Mike Jackson [S]
21 The Zen of Stamp Shades by Frank Allan [S]
21 Society Competitions: January 2005 by Allan Jones [S]
21 Library List Update by Nick Wraith [S]
22 Experts and Their Problems by Ian Harvey [L]
22 Ex: Whitby? {Machin £1 cancellation] by Steve Dunderdale [S]
23 Re-Used Plate 5 1d Black by Karl Louis [S]
24 GBPS Publications [S]