2023 (Newsletters 399-404)

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NL 399, January/February 2023 (36pp)

1 Editorial — Chris George
1 Newsletter Copy Dates
1 GBPS Members Elected Fellows of the RPSL [S]
2 The President Writes — Peter Lister
2 Dealers' Directory
3 Salvaged Mail from an Unidentified Ship
by Tony Walker [M]
3 New Members
4 Competitions Day
by Phil Waud, Stephen Teuma [L]
5 Last Post: Hugh Crossman
by Alan Vaughan
5 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
6 Midpex 2023 is Going Ahead [S]
7 Press Releases: Digitisation of the Frank Staff Collection
from The Postal Museum
7 British Empire Exhibition Query
by Stephen Teuma [S]
8 Slaves to the Catalogue?
by Ray Simpson [L]
10 German Philatelic Weekend 2022
by Howard Hughes [L]
13 I Wanna Tell You A Story (continued with further apologies to Max Bygraves OBE)
by Peter Aveyard [M]
14 Society Displays: KGVI and QEII Wildings Day 2022
Report by Ian Harvey
24 Society Displays: Post‑WWII Delayed, Damaged, Invalid and Returned Mail
Display by Jeremy Piercy
Report by Bill Bradbury
27 Stamp Active at Stampex 2022
by John Davies [L]
29 A Salutary Lesson [on checking primary sources]
by Mike Williams [M]
30 Pages from a Competition Winner: Post in the Jubilee Years 1887‑1902 — Phil Waud
33 Pages from a Competition Winner: Britons Adjust to Decimal Postage — Duncan Barber
36 Presentation Pictures [S]
36 Book Review: SG Collect British Stamps 2023 (74th edition)
Review by Mike Jackson

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NL 400, March/April 2023 (36pp)

1 400th Edition [S]
2 Editorial — Chris George
3 The President Writes — Peter Lister
3 Dealers' Directory
4 The Society on Social Media
by Alasdair McIntosh [M]
4 New Members
5 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
5 GBPS – North East Meeting – 22 April 2023
by David Willmer [S]
6 Dinner Invitation
by Erich Kirschneck [S]
6 Subscription Proposal for 2024 and Digital Membership
by Ian Harvey [M]
7 'Please Return Envelope to Mail Room'
by Maurice Buxton [S]
7 British Empire Exhibition Literature
by David Ogden [S]
7 Newsletter Copy Dates
8 Society Displays: Christmas with the Stamp Advisory Committee 1977‑2013
Display by Jean Alexander
Report by Howard Hughes
10 Society Displays: Quite a Lot About Not Very Much [halfpenny values QV‑QEII]
Display by David Wilson
Report by Chris George
16 Society Displays: GBPS Display to the RPSL 1 December 2022
Report by Phil Waud
21 Provenance and Compliance
by David Escott [S]
21 Stamped‑to‑Order Littlewoods Pools Envelopes
by Maurice Buxton [L]
23 The New (Pence) Maths: 2 + 2 = 3
by Duncan Barber [L]
26 Changes in the System of Registering Letters, 1878
by Maurice Buxton [L]
30 Pages from a Competition Winner: One Penny Plate 1 — Graham Wylde
33 Pages from a Competition Winner: The Pools and the Post — Maurice Buxton
36 Press Releases: The King's Stamp at The Postal Museum
from The Postal Museum

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NL 401, May/June 2023 (28pp)

1 New Members
1 AGM – Nominations
by Phil Waud [S]
2 Editorial — Chris George
2 Newsletter Copy Dates
3 The President Writes — Peter Lister
3 Philatelic Congress of Great Britain 9‑11 June 2023
by John Davies [S]
4 Collecting 'Specimen' and 'Cancelled' Overprints
by David Leathart [S]
4 Submitting Material for the Newsletter
by Chris George [S]
4 Dealers' Directory
5 British Empire Exhibition – Appeal for Information
by Ken Tonkin [S]
5 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
6 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2023 January Meeting
Report by Chris George
18 Society Displays: Machin Essays, Proofs and Trials
Display by Scott Kibby
Report by Steven Harrison
22 Society Displays: Spot the Fake!
Display by Chris Harman
Report by Chris Harman
27 Simple Letter from Holland, 2023
by Paul Gimberg [M]
28 Book Review: Irish Diamonds: The Numeral Postmarks of Ireland from 1844 by Stan Challis
Review by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey

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NL 402, July/August 2023 (36pp)

1 Editorial — Chris George
2 2024 Subscriptions and Standing Orders
by Ian Harvey [S]
2 New Programme Secretary [S]
2 Supplement Correction
by Richard West [S]
2 Submitting Material for the Newsletter [S]
2 Newsletter Copy Dates
2 New Members
3 The President Writes — Peter Lister
3 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
3 Vacancy: Social Media Secretary [S]
4 GBPS Competition Day Results [S]
4 Channel Islands Specialists' Society [S]
4 Dealers' Directory
5 Philatelic Reminiscences
by Alan Sacks [M]
5 Tunis or Bust?
by Brian Gash [S]
6 Forschungsgemeinschaft Großbritannien
by Erich Kirshneck [M]
7 Last Post: Phil Kenton
by Ian Harvey
8 Society Displays: Competitions Day 2023
Report by Stephen Teuma
28 Frederick Courteney Selous
by Howard Hughes [S]
29 Society Displays: Development and Usage of the World's First Postage Stamp
Display by Simon Beresford‑Wylie
Report by Chris Hibbert
34 Making Contact
by Gerald Calver [S]
35 Stamping the Ipcress File
by Maurice Buxton [M]
36 Help Needed: 2d Blue, Plate 6, Check Letters SL, Perf. 14 and 16 (SG35 & SG36a)
by Jack Glonek [S]
36 Book Review: SG Great Britain Concise Stamp Catalogue, 2023
Review by Mike Jackson

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NL 403, September/October 2023 (40pp)

1 GBPS New Appointments [S]
1 2024 Subscriptions and Standing Orders
by Ian Harvey [S]
2 Making Contact
by Maurice Buxton [M]
3 Editorial — Chris George
3 Submitting Material for the Newsletter
by Chris George [S]
3 New Members
3 Newsletter Copy Dates [S]
4 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
5 Last Post: Robin Restall
by Barry Stagg
5 Registered Express Covers
by Duncan Barber [S]
5 Dealers' Directory
6 Channel Islands Specialists' Society [M]
7 Where Does A Cover Fit? [1975 Wake Island official cover re Vietnamese refugees]
by Bruce Beardsley [M]
8 Society Displays: Suffragettes and the Post
Display by Norman Watson
Report by Maurice Buxton
13 Meeting of North‑East GB Philatelists
by David Willmer [L]
21 Society Displays: Modern GB Postal History post‑1980
Display by John Sussex
Report by Maurice Buxton
26 Society Displays: The Joy an Inheritance Brings (Part 1)
Display by Peter Lister
Report by Bill Bradbury
28 Society Displays: Napoleonic Prisoners of War
Display by Richard Farman
Report by Jack Zhang
32 AGM 68 Minutes
33 AGM 68 Reports
39 Press Releases: Stamp Active at Stampex 2023
from Stamp Active Network
40 Book Review: British Postal Rates 1937‑54 by Gavin Fryer
Review by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey
40 Book Review: Victoria on British Stamps by Terry Baldwin
Review by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey

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NL 404, November/December 2023 (44pp)

1 Subscriptions 2024 – Your Membership Choice
by Ian Harvey [S]
1 Hon. Treasurer Required for June 2024
by Ian Harvey [S]
1 Peter Chadwick Display at the Royal [S]
2 Editorial — Chris George
3 Submitting Material for the Newsletter
by Chris George [S]
3 New Members
3 Newsletter Copy Dates
4 The President Writes — Peter Lister
4 Dealers' Directory
5 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
6 Bath Postal Museum Closes [M]
7 March 2024 Competitions
by Chris Hibbert, Stephen Teuma [M]
8 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2023 Fakes and Forgeries Day
Report by Ian Harvey
20 Society Displays: London Coffee Houses
Display by Ian Marshall
Report by John Davies
24 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2023 AGM
Report by Ian Harvey
29 Society Displays: Members' Displays, 2023 Stanley Gibbons Summer Philatelic Gathering
38 Pages from a Competition Entry: The Embossed Issues 1847‑1854 — Carlton Jones
41 Beware – Those Problem Imperforates
by Ian Harvey [L]
42 GB Inland Guaranteed Delivery
by Duncan Barber [S]
42 Cost of a Butlin's Stamp? [holiday saving label]
by Otto Bergman [S]
42 Channel Islands Specialists' Society [S]
43 Salisbury Pin Trial Cancellation
by Russell Taylor [S]
43 Suffragettes Postcard
by James Heal [S]
43 Book Review: The British Free Franking System by Robert Galland and John Colton
Review by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey
44 Book Review: SG 'Part 1' 2024 Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps 1840‑1970
Review by Mike Jackson