2002 (Newsletters 273-278)

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NL 273, January/February 2002 (20pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 The Initials Saga
by Michael Gould, Sam Lawrence [M]
2 New Members
2 Reduced Rate for Printed Matter
by John Holman [S]
3 Have I Got News For You!
by Simon Kelly [S]
3 International Competitions Update [S]
3 1870 ½d (SG 48/49)
by John Holman [S]
3 British Library Philatelic Collections [S]
3 Oh dear! Stanley Gibbons
by Tony Walker [S]
3 1d Black Plate VIII
by M.A. Sayeed, Karl Louis [S]
4 King George VI: A Most Ingenious Paradox [Dulac portrait]
by Peter Worsfold [L]
5 New King George VI Book – Free to All Members
by Peter Worsfold [S]
6 Cover Corner 1 [Bishop marks]
by Trevor Pickering [M]
6 A Member Writes
by Geoffrey Eves [S]
7 Cover Corner 2 [Moate Maltese Cross]
by John Newland [S]
7 Safeway Bargains
by Sam Lawrence, Mike Jackson [S]
8 King George V Seahorses
by Martin Strack [S]
8 GB in South Africa
by Roland Wille [S]
8 Ukraine [S]
8 Autumn Stampex medal [S]
8 Research [S]
8 Philatelic Bulletin
by John Holman [S]
8 Dealers' Directory
9 Scott GB Catalog and Penny Red Stars (Scott #20)
by Tim Burgess [L]
10 Requests from Members [S]
11 That Wilding Portrait
by Douglas Muir, Austin Barnes [S]
11 A Newsletter Index [S]
11 Mannheimer pre‑printed covers
by Doug McGill [S]
11 Jubilee Study Group?
by Mike Rogers [S]
12 Society Displays: Censorship of Civilian Mail During World War I
Display by Graham Mark
13 Society Displays: Coils and Coil Stamps
Display by Jean Alexander
14 Society Displays: Anglo‑French Wartime Mail and the Cross‑Channel Connection
Display by John Levett
15 Society Competitions: read this now please!
by Allan Jones [S]
16 A Page from a Display [QV 4d]
by Martin Hopkinson [M]
17 International Exhibiting
by Mike Jackson [L]
18 The President Writes — Chris Harman
19 Annual Subscriptions
by Leslie Wilkinson [M]
20 GBPS Publications [M]

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NL 274, March/April 2002 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 New Members
2 Supermarket Discounts
by John Beard [S]
2 Consignia
by Edgar Smith, Mike Jackson, Tony Walker [L]
3 The Euro
by Burkhart Beer [S]
4 Buranasombati Auction Catalogue [S]
4 £5 Orange of 1867 [S]
4 50 Years On
by Sam Lawrence [S]
5 Postal History & Stamps – ancient and modern
by Harry Dagnall [M]
5 Revenues and College Stamps
by Malcolm Suttill [S]
6 Cover Corner 1 [Mail Service Suspended, Boer War]
by Michael Lockton [S]
6 GBPS of South Africa [S]
7 Cover Corner 2 [Gateshead sideways duplex]
by Ray Barton [S]
7 Humour
by John Forbes‑Nixon [S]
7 Correction: 1870 ½d [last day] [S]
8 Thank Yous [S]
8 Dealers' Directory
8 Christmas Day in Australia
by Scott Treacey [S]
9 1924 ½d Block Cypher – Ungummed
by Mike Williams [L]
9 Edmund Dulac's Coronation Stamps
by Toby Messenger [S]
10 Stitched Booklets: Covers & Interleaves
by Robin Tibbenham [L]
11 Subscription: Final Reminder [S]
11 Society Auction
by Fred Taylor [S]
12 ½d Bantam contined
by Don Brookfield [S]
12 Seen and Heard
by Tony Walker [M]
13 Inverted and Reversed Seahorses
by Graeme Webster [S]
13 Moate Maltese Cross Cancellation
by David MacDonnell [S]
14 Society Displays: The 1883/4 Lilac and Green Issue
Display by Oliver Ffooks
16 Society Displays: The 2d Blue from 1840 to 1858
Display by Lady Mairi Bury
17 Sold Short [1d red short stamps]
by Bill Bird [S]
17 Machin Web Site
by Roy Simpson [S]
18 Pages from a Competition Winner: Overseas Postal Rates from the 1840s to the Start of the General Postal Union — James Grimwood‑Taylor
20 Time Travel
by Doug McGill [S]
20 Harrogate Philatelic Congress: 1921 [M]
21 2002 Competition Results
22 Remember – Philately is Fun
by Leslie Wilkinson [L]
23 International Exhibiting
by Chris Harman [S]
23 The President Writes — Chris Harman
24 Binders for the GB Journal [S]
24 Society Tie [S]
24 The 'Sayeed' Collection of Great Britain Line‑Engraved Issues [S]
24 Bonhams [S]

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NL 275, May/June 2002 (20pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Membership [S]
1 Forthcoming Meetings
1 Society Auction
by Fred Taylor [S]
2 Society Displays: Queen Victoria Surface Printed
Display by Bob Galland
Report by Ian Harvey
3 Society Displays: Select Queen Victoria
Display by Charles Dupplin
Report by Ian Harvey
3 Society Displays: The Downey Head
Display by Ken Cross
Report by Ian Harvey
4 Society Displays: The GB Collectors Club of Germany
Report by Ian Harvey
6 Cover Corner 1 [City of London Philatelic Society]
by Peter Tanner [S]
6 Cover Corner 2 [brass rings]
by Austin Davis [S]
7 Annual Society Awards [M]
8 Plate 104 or 194?
by Graham Morrison [S]
8 James Bendon Ltd [S]
8 Dealers' Directory
8 GBCC Chronicle [S]
9 Modern Stamp Design [Nobel Prize stamps]
by Edgar Smith [M]
9 The Sixth Rowland Hill Awards [S]
10 Social Philately from Germany
by Karl Louis [S]
10 The ½d Bantam
by Karl Louis [S]
10 Spellcheck [Kipling issue]
by Edgar Smith [S]
11 Caveat Emptor [Norwich Xmas advance posting]
by Mike Williams [S]
11 For the Downey Headers
by Derek Weston [S]
12 The President Writes — Chris Harman
12 King George VI Essay [S]
13 Consignia
by Michael Sefi [L]
14 Security of the Royal Mails to the USA: A Scandal?
by Doug McGill [L]
14 All That Glitters Is Not Gold
by Geoffrey Eves [S]
15 Irradiation [S]
15 Buranasombati Auction Catalogue [S]
15 Bryan Donkin's Rose Engine
by Harry Dagnall [S]
16 50 Years On
by Ray Loveland [M]
16 Stamp Portraits of the Queen [S]
17 For Sale by Private Treaty [S]
17 Letters
by Graham Morrison, Austin Davis [S]
17 Sale of Spink & Son [S]
18 Pages from a Competition Winner: KGV – The High Value Stamps — Leslie Wilkinson
18 The 1887 1s Stock Exchange Forgery
by Sam Lawrence [S]
19 Air Marshall Sir Peter Horsley
by Toby Messenger [S]
20 Membership Distribution
by James Grimwood‑Taylor [S]
20 Auctions in May [S]
20 Julian Chapman Memorial Scholarship [S]

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NL 276, July/August 2002 (20pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 The President Writes — Phil Kenton
3 Book Watch 1 [Fundamentals of Philately]
by Edgar Smith [M]
3 2d Violet Blue, Or Is It?
by Martin Willcock [S]
4 King George VI Essays
by John Court [S]
5 Letter from America
by Frank Allan [S]
5 Special Notice for George V Collectors
by Leslie Wilkinson [S]
5 Brass Rings
by Tim Todd [S]
6 New Occasions Stamps
by Edgar Smith [M]
6 Re: Nobel Prize Stamps
by Barry Robinson, Austin Barnes [M]
7 Plate 104 or 194?
by M. Bot [M]
7 Forthcoming Auctions [S]
8 Society Displays: Postal History – the last 100 years
Display by Michael Lockton
10 Society Displays: 'Mostly Line‑Engraved'
Display by John Harding
11 Society Displays: Cards, Postcards and the Post
Display by Stephen and Judith Holder
12 Society Displays: Embossed and Surface Printed Revenues – 1853 to 1883
Display by Chris Harman
12 Book Watch 2 [Machin memoirs] [S]
13 Chester 2002 [S]
13 Annual Society Awards 2002 [S]
13 Red on Reds
by Brian Watson [S]
14 Pages from a Competition Winner: The Liverpool Penny Post — Nick Wraith
16 Cover Corner 1 [naval mail]
by Michael Gould [S]
16 Cover Corner 2 [naval mail]
by Tony Walker [S]
17 A Useful Aid For My Hobby [computers]
by Paul Stanton [M]
18 2001 New Issues
19 Dealers' Directory
20 City of London Philatelic Society
by Graham Mark, Alistair Webster, Alan Green [L]

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NL 277, September/October 2002 (20pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 Society Displays: The Englishman Abroad – Campaign Mail
Display by Gerald Sattin
3 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2002 May Meeting
4 Legal Matters 1 [Deegam numbers]
by Douglas Myall [S]
4 Registered Mail to the USA – Update
by Roger Hudson [S]
5 AGM 47 Minutes
5 AGM 47 Reports
9 Wiggins‑Davies – 'K E'
by Tony Palmer [S]
9 Success Abroad [S]
9 The Philatelic Centre [S]
9 Letter from America
by John Blakemore [S]
9 City of London Philatelic Society: Postscript
by Jane Moubray [S]
10 Legal Matters Too
by James Grimwood‑Taylor, Tony Walker [L]
12 Cartoon Time
by Harry Dagnall, Mike Jackson [S]
12 Manchester City Cancellation
by Harvey Russell [S]
12 Brass Rings
by Austin Davis [S]
13 More Brass Rings
by Colin Baker [S]
13 Yes, and More Brass
by Charles Reid [S]
14 Post Office Telegrams
by Sam Lawrence [S]
14 Legal Matters 3 [auction rigging] [S]
15 Time ... and Time Again [1752 calendar]
by Harry Dagnall [M]
15 Prussian Blue at Grosvenor [S]
16 Pages from a Competition Winner: Royal Navy — Tony Walker
18 Cover Coner [1d Black Plate 11]
by Charles Reid [M]
19 New Book: The 4d Handstamps of 1839‑1840 by Erhard Zietlow
19 PS
by Burkhart Beer [S]
19 Legal Matters 4 [David Spragg prosecution] [S]
19 Downey Heads
by David Kaiserman [S]
20 The President Writes — Phil Kenton
20 Dealers' Directory

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NL 278, November/December 2002 (20pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
1 Membership Queries [S]
2 Science on Stamps
by Vic Currie [S]
2 1d Black Plate 11 On Cover
by Karl Louis, Doug McGill [S]
2 New Members
3 Coats of Arms
by Harry Dagnall [S]
3 Manchester City Cancellation
by Frank Schofield [S]
3 Red Pen Cancels on 1d Reds
by Karl Louis [S]
3 2½d Prussian Blue
by Anthony Zenios [S]
4 In Brief
by John Calladine, Stanley Cohen [S]
4 Paid Twice
by Burkhart Beer [S]
4 Christmas Stamps [S]
5 Abbreviations in the British Posts – Part 1
by Simon Kelly [L]
8 1884 Jubilee
by Peter Chadwick [S]
8 Can Anyone Help? [S]
9 A Unique Squared Circle Cancellation [Margate]
by Stanley Cohen [L]
10 A Squared Circle Mystery [Newcastle on Tyne Quayside]
by Martin Blank [M]
10 Dealers' Directory
11 2002 New Issues
11 In Brief
by Jim Nicolson, Harry Dagnall, Andy Booth [S]
12 Autumn Stampex 2002
by Vincent West [S]
12 Philatelic Research Compromised?
by John Calladine [M]
13 Brass Rings
by Max Melrose [M]
13 Annual Subscriptions [S]
14 Amphilex 2002 [M]
15 Exhibits of GB at Amphilex 2002 [M]
16 Cover Corner [surcharges]
by Harvey Russell [M]
17 Society Competitions
by Allan Jones [S]
17 The President Writes — Phil Kenton
17 '0' or '9' on 1d Plates
by Winston Hollins [M]
18 GBPS Competition Rules, Notes and Entry Form [L]
20 Annual Subscriptions
by Leslie Wilkinson [M]