2003 (Newsletters 279-284)

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NL 279, January/February 2003 (20pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 Behind the Scenes
by Edgar Smith [M]
2 New Members
3 Scotland Calling!
by Graeme Webster [S]
3 GB 'Illegals'
by Edgar Smith [S]
3 1867 Spray Watermark Reversed?
by Peter Young [S]
4 Society Displays: A Day on the Stamps of the Reign of King George V
8 Society Displays: Social History – the Mulready Caricatures etc
Display by John Bohn
Report by Ian Harvey
9 Award [S]
9 Society Displays: GB Postage Due Mail 1839 to Date
Display by Patrick Frost
Report by Ian Harvey
11 In Support of Collecting Stamps
by Robin Tibbenham [S]
11 PTS 2002/2003 Directory [S]
11 Dealers' Directory
12 Society Credit Card Facility
by Ian Harvey [S]
12 Seahorse Watermarks
by Graeme Webster [S]
12 British Study Group in the Netherlands [S]
12 Society Competitions: Urgent [S]
13 Plate 11 On Cover
by John Mitchell, Bill Bird, Mike Jackson [M]
13 Christmas Quiz
by Toby Messenger [S]
13 Congratulations [S]
14 Harrison Provisional Printings 1934‑1935
by Doug Casey, Mike Jackson [M]
14 German PO in the UK
by Edgar Smith [S]
14 Dr. Solly Covers
by Max Melrose [S]
15 Manchester City Cancellation
by Martin Willcock, Graham Mark, Harvey Russell [L]
16 Cover Corner [surcharges]
by Alastair Walter, Graham Mark, Michael Brooks [M]
17 New Book: Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines by Ken Sanford
17 Brass Rings
by Eddie Weeks [S]
17 Grosvenor Auctions [S]
18 Squared Circle Cancels
by Terry Pusterla [S]
18 Newcastle on Tyne Quayside cancel
by Fred Taylor [L]
19 Demonetisation/Invalidation of QV Stamps
by Fred Taylor [S]
20 Annual Subscriptions
by Leslie Wilkinson [S]

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NL 280, March/April 2003 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 Last Post: Michael Jackson
2 Perth Meeting: 26 April 2003 [S]
2 New Members
3 The President Writes — Phil Kenton
3 The President's Display 2003
by Phil Kenton [S]
3 Penny Red Plates [S]
4 Stamp Advisory Committee
by Tony Walker [S]
4 The Bantam ½d Revisited
by Don Brookfield [M]
5 Answers to the Quiz
by Toby Messenger [L]
6 Subscriptions: Final Reminder [S]
6 Competitive Philately
by Harry Dagnall [S]
6 Milestones in Philately [S]
7 Moate Maltese Cross Cancellations
by Howard Hughes [M]
8 Penny Black Plate 11 On Cover
by Karl Louis, John Mitchell, John Forester [L]
10 Those Brass Ring Covers
by Tim Todd [S]
10 Postal Orders
by Tim Todd [M]
11 Cover Corner [booklet pane, Czech forces cancel]
by Robin Tibbenham [S]
11 Dealers' Directory
12 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2002 Chester Meeting
15 The Initial Letter 'A'
by Simon Kelly [S]
15 Philatelic Newslines
by John Beard [S]
15 Membership
by Sam Lawrence [S]
16 Letter from the Netherlands
by Paul Gimberg [M]
16 Manchester City Cancellation
by Reg Gleave [S]
17 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2002 Stanley Gibbons Reception
17 The £1 Green‑Eyed Monster
by Ron Phelps [S]
18 Society Competitions
by Ray Barton [L]
18 Maltese Cross Query
by Philip Robinson [S]
19 Duke of Windsor Label [S]
19 Receipt of Auction Lots
by Fred Taylor [S]
20 GB Official Seals
by Jim Kolanchik [M]
20 Reduced Rate Postage
by Steven Bainbridge [S]
21 Letter from Harry Dagnall
by Harry Dagnall [M]
21 Michael Sefi Appointed Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection [S]
21 Black Plate 5
by M.A. Sayeed [S]
22 Pages from a Competition Winner: The Great Britain 1d Black — Simon Beresford‑Wylie
24 Postal Heritage Trust
by Martin Rush [S]
24 Bookshop [S]
24 Squared Circles
by Stanley Cohen [M]

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NL 281, May/June 2003 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
1 London Mailcoaches [S]
2 The SAC and Competitions
by Anthony Smith [S]
2 Society Matters
by Robin Tibbenham [M]
3 Society Matters: A Reply
by Chris Harman [L]
3 Duplicates to Spare? [S]
3 First Day Cover Exchange: Italy [S]
4 New Members
4 Stamp Exchange: France [S]
5 ... And a Reply to Ray Barton [Society Competitions]
by Chris Harman [L]
5 North of Watford News
by Andy Booth [S]
6 Have You Seen This Listing?
by A. Rushden [S]
7 2003 Competition Results
8 Membership Matters
by Allan Jones, Conrad Graham [M]
8 British Empire Exhibition: A Query
by Doug Casey [S]
9 Seen and Heard: US Auction Scandal [S]
9 Seen and Heard: Machin forgeries [S]
9 Seen and Heard: Illegals [S]
10 The 1d Black Plate 11 On Cover
by Karl Louis, Tony Parrish [S]
10 GB in the Netherlands
by Paul Gimberg [S]
10 Closure [S]
10 Telegraph Exchange
by Conrad Graham [S]
11 Duke of Windsor Label
by Francis Kiddle, Peter Allsop, Frank Schofield, Conrad Graham [S]
11 Dealers' Directory
12 Pages from a Competition Winner: It Began With Mulready — John Bohn
14 Cover Corner [booklet pane, Czech forces cancel]
by Edgar Smith [L]
15 Competitive Philately
by Tim Ledlard [S]
15 Royal Mail v Deutsche Post
by Jeremy Wraith [S]
16 Late Use of the Maltese Cross Cancellations
by Philip Robinson, Roy Eden [M]
16 Wanted [S]
17 The New 'Universals'
by Edgar Smith, Mike Jackson [M]
18 Society Displays: 'Boring Machins'
Display by Barrie Murton
20 Society Displays: Early British Letters
Display by Malcolm Ray‑Smith
22 Plate 5 Reconstruction
by M.A. Sayeed [S]
22 In Conversation [M]
23 Black History
by Karl Louis [S]
23 GB Overprints Book
by Edgar Smith [M]
24 RPSL Invitation [S]
24 Local History Week
by Harry Dagnall [S]

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NL 282, July/August 2003 (20pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
1 Philatelic Terms – A Glossary?
by Burkhart Beer [S]
2 Four Myths – A Challenge
by Toby Messenger, Don Madden [S]
2 Meeting in Germany
by Burkhart Beer [S]
2 New Members
2 Initial Enquiries: F.S.W.1. And F.S.38 [S]
3 Collating the Information
by Nic Thomas, Mike Jackson [M]
3 British Empire Exhibition: A Query
by Leslie Wilkinson [S]
4 Society Displays: English Banknotes
Display by Pam West
5 Society Displays: Postal History to and from Latin America
Display by Phil Kenton
6 Society Displays: Joint Meeting with the Revenue Society 2003
9 Reduced Rate Postage
by Edgar Smith [M]
10 And Now For Something Different
by Andrew Chappell [S]
10 Stampmaster GB [S]
10 Wanted, Please [S]
10 Exchange [S]
10 Old Albums [S]
10 Julian Chapman Travelling Scholarship Fund [S]
11 Treasury Roulettes Extant
by Walter Kaltwasser [S]
11 Society Auction
by Fred Taylor [S]
11 Apologies and Thanks
by David Milsted [S]
11 Late Use of Maltese Cross
by John Frazer [S]
12 We All Need (A) Bath
by Colin Baker [S]
12 Nostalgia
by Peter Tanner [S]
12 20 Years Ago
by Alan Sabey [S]
12 Postal Orders
by John Beard [S]
13 King Edward VIII 'Home District' Cancellation
by Martin Hopkinson [S]
13 WWII Censorship of Foreign Mail
by Edgar Smith [S]
13 Suspensions [S]
14 Pages from a Competition Winner: KGVI 10s Ultramarine — Peter Dawson
16 The Harry Dagnall Occasional Column
by Harry Dagnall [M]
16 GB New Issues: July‑December 2002
by Jim Nicolson [S]
16 Christmas 2003
by Martin Lloyd [S]
17 AGM 48 (Part 1) Reports
20 Harmers: Great Britain at Auction [S]

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NL 283, September/October 2003 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 New Members
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 Recent GB Issues
by Edgar Smith [M]
3 Shades 1880‑1912
by Tony Wiseman [L]
4 Philatelic Terms – A Glossary?
by Martin Willcock [S]
5 Literature Available
by Philip Robinson [S]
5 Coincidentally
by Andy Booth [S]
6 GBPS Publications [S]
7 Perforation Types on Later QV Controls
by Anthony Zenios [M]
8 Book Review: Overprints on British Stamps for Use Abroad by Tom Current
Review by Martin Willcock
8 Alcock & Holland
by Martin Willcock [S]
8 Dealers' Directory
9 Letters from America
by Tom Current, Ronald Prescott [S]
9 Bantam ½d continued
by Anthony McLelland [S]
9 Letter from Australia
by John Burn [S]
9 GB at Grosvenor [S]
10 Reduced Rate, nay, Zero Rate Postage
by Colin Baker [S]
10 Colour in the GBJ and Newsletter
by Martin Willcock [S]
10 Oxford Union Society (OUS) Overprints
by Vincent West [S]
10 10s Telegraph Specimen
by Sam Lawrence [S]
11 Buying Via the Internet
by Edgar Smith [S]
11 eBay: Caveat Emptor
by Mike Jackson [S]
11 Late Use of Maltese Cross
by Roger Dixon, John Frazer [S]
12 85th Philatelic Congress of Great Britain
by Tony Walker [M]
12 Machin Handbook – 3rd Edition
by Douglas Myall [S]
13 WWII Censorship
by Graham Mark [S]
13 Postage Due Mail Study Group
by Graham Mark [S]
13 Czech Cover [S]
14 Society Displays: Glasgow – Some Aspects of its Postal History
Display by Miller McGrath
15 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2003 AGM
16 Home District Postmarks
by Ken Brown, Graham Mark, Wilson,R.E., John Holman [L]
17 20 Years Ago
by Leslie Wilkinson, Alan Sabey, Mike Williams [S]
17 Stampmaster GB
by Edgar Smith [S]
17 Collating Information
by Leslie Wilkinson [S]
18 Pre‑Decimal Machin Papers
by Douglas Myall [L]
19 Uniform Penny Post
by John Forbes‑Nixon [S]
20 £5 To Pay Stamps
by Geoffrey Eves [S]
21 A Satisfied Member
by Bob Trower [S]
22 Pages from a Competition Winner: The 1880 Provisional Issue — C.Dupplin
24 Parliamentary Wrapper
by John Mitchell [S]
24 A Member Writes
by Dave Hill [S]

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NL 284, November/December 2003 (24pp)

1 Editorial — Tony Walker
1 Forthcoming Meetings
2 Home District Postmarks
by Michael Gould [S]
2 Samuel Montagu & Co [underprint]
by Karl Louis [M]
3 Abbreviations in the British Posts – Part 2
by Simon Kelly [L]
4 1912 London Stamp Exhibition [S]
6 KEVII Shades
by Ken McBride [M]
6 London Foreign Section Datestamps
by Michael Gould [S]
7 GBPS Golden Jubilee Year 2005
by Michael Lockton [S]
7 Library
by Toby Messenger [S]
7 A Thank You
by Austin Davis [S]
7 Oxford Union Society (OUS) Overprints [S]
7 Home District Postmarks
by Ken Brown [S]
8 AGM 48 Minutes
8 AGM 48 (Part 2) Reports
9 That Missing '£'
by Edgar Smith [S]
9 GB Book from Germany/Belgium [S]
9 Autumn Stampex 2003 [S]
10 Pages from a Competition Winner: Post Office Act 12 Car II c35, 29 December 1660 — A.Green
12 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2003 Perth Meeting
Report by Graeme Webster
14 Alcock & Holland
by Graham Mark [M]
14 Christmas Past [S]
15 Society Displays: Irish Postal History
Display by Desmond Quail
Report by Ian Harvey
17 New Issues January‑June 2003
by Jim Nicolson [S]
18 Shades 1880‑1912: A Response
by Trevor Harris [L]
20 Chief Executive and Board of New Postal Heritage Trust [S]
21 Black Plate 11 On Cover
by Orvar Sundström, Graham Homer‑Wooff [S]
21 Subscriptions for 2004
by Leslie Wilkinson [S]
21 The Weathervane Explained
by Harry Dagnall [S]
22 Portsmouth, Isle of Wight?
by Burkhart Beer [S]
22 Pre‑Decimal Machin Papers
by Tony Smith [S]
22 Last Post: Ken Cross
by John Harding
22 Annual Competitions: 17 January 2004
by Allan Jones [S]
22 1d Lilac
by Pat Lyon [S]
23 GBPS Competition Rules, Notes and Entry Form [L]