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NL 351, January/February 2015 (36pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
3 The President Writes -- Bob Galland
3 New Members
3 Thank You by Tony Walker [S]
3 Dates
4 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
4 GBPS Diamond Jubilee Festival Display Scans by Paul Ramsay [S]
4 Great Britain UPU Specimen Stamps by James Bendon [S]
5 Dealers' Directory
6 Polyester Postage Stamps by Harvey Russell [S]
6 Photos and Scans and Copies, Oh My! by Brian Gash [S]
6 Selling Via the Website [S]
6 Edible Postage Stamps by Walter Kaltwasser [M]
7 GBPS Diamond Jubilee Festival 18-21 February 2015 - Final Update by Howard Hughes [L]
11 Fisher-Brown Plating Book, Second Edition by Mike Batty [S]
12 Society Displays: Railway Mail from 1837 -- Fred Taylor (report by Tony Walker)
18 Society Displays: The British Empire Exhibition 90th Anniversary and Wembley to 2014 -- Don Knight (report by John Davies)
22 Society Displays: The 4d Jubilee -- Iain Stevenson (report by Howard Hughes)
28 Binders for the GB Journal [S]
29 Splitting Irregular Blocks by Philip Modiano [M]
29 Information Wanted on 2s Brown Forgeries by Bob Galland, Karl Louis [S]
29 Press Releases: Kidstamps Reveal Top Ten for Young Collectors (from Stamp Active Network)
29 New Book: Holography and Philately -- Hans Bjelkhagen
30 The Famous Turned Mulready by Fred Taylor [L]
31 Changes to the Programme Card by Andy Donaldson [S]
31 Exhibitions in London 17 to 22 February 2015 [S]
32 Pages from a Competition Entry: Book Tokens -- Iain Stevenson
34 Pages from a Competition Entry: Just After Official Paid -- George King
36 GBPS Publications [M]

NL 352, March/April 2015 (36pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
2 New Members
3 The President Writes -- Bob Galland
3 Dates
4 New Society Publication: English and Welsh Spoon Cancels 1853-70 [L]
6 Europhilex [S]
6 Advertising by Bob Galland [S]
6 Chippenham Penny Post by John Calladine [S]
6 5s Castle 2nd De La Rue Inverted Watermark by Peter Shaw [M]
7 Dealers' Directory
8 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
9 Society Displays: QEII Wildings -- John Pearce (report by Allan Jones)
13 Society Displays: British Naval Mail in World War One -- Tony Walker (report by Michael Sefi)
19 1935 Silver Jubilee request by Harvey Russell [S]
19 Last Post: Fred Smallbone (by Howard Hughes)
20 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2014 Stanley Gibbons Reception (report by Ian Harvey)
24 2015 Competition Results
27 Press Releases: London 2015 Europhilex
27 Press Releases: Midpex 2015 Set to Be Biggest and Best Yet
27 Press Releases: Philatelist Cremation Urn
28 Pages from a Competition Entry: King George V Commemorative Stamp Issues -- Mary Pugh
36 GBPS Publications [M]

NL 353, May/June 2015 (64pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
3 New Members
3 Dates
4 The President Writes -- Bob Galland
4 Jubilee Festival by Peter Newroth [S]
5 Dealers' Directory
6 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
7 Regional Meeting at Midpex - Saturday 4 July 2015 by Andy Donaldson [M]
7 Displays by GBPS Members by Andy Donaldson [S]
8 GBPS Diamond Jubilee Display to the RPSL by Andy Donaldson [S]
8 Early GBPS Memorabilia [S]
9 Society Displays: Postage Dues -- Patrick Frost (report by Bob Galland)
16 Society Displays: Sheffield Postal History -- Frank Walton (report by Don Davies)
24 Society Displays: 100 Years of the Use of High Values -- Max Melrose (report by Janet Bygate)
30 GBPS Diamond Jubilee Festival at Stampex 18-21 February 2015 by Howard Hughes [L]
52 Yearly Meeting of Great Britain and Commonwealth Collectors 1-4 October 2015 in Wesel, Lower Rhine [M]
53 Plating for Dummies by Dave Park, David Kaiserman [M]
54 Information Wanted on 2s Brown Forgeries - Thank You by Bob Galland [S]
54 Disassembling Items by Peter Chadwick [S]
54 New Book: Ocean Penny Postage -- David Duncan Turner
55 Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax by Ian Baker [S]
55 Penny Black Strip of Four by Karl Louis [S]
56 Press Releases: Stamp Active Launches 'Brilliant Britain' (from Stamp Active Network)
56 Press Releases: Banbury to Host Festival of Stamps (from Banbury Stamp Society)
56 Press Releases: PB175 Post & Go Underprint (from British Postal Museum and Archive)
57 GBPS Publications [M]
58 Society Publication - English and Welsh Spoon Cancels 1853-70 [L]
60 Pages from a Competition Winner: The Maltese Cross -- Howard Hughes
64 Binders for the GB Journal [S]
64 Society Tie [S]

NL 354, July/August 2015 (36pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
3 New Members
3 Dates
4 The President Writes -- Bob Galland
4 New Displays on the GBPS Website by Maurice Buxton [S]
5 Dealers' Directory
6 Society Displays: 1839-1860 1d Reds with a Sprinkling of Rarities -- Bill Barrell (report by Andy Donaldson)
10 Society Displays: Old Stamps, New Ideas - The GB Perforated Stars -- Mike Williams
14 Penny Red Day by Philip Mackey [M]
15 Society Displays: Undeliverable Mail from 1764 to the Present Day -- Bob Galland (report by Don Davies)
23 Society Displays: British Hospital Ships, A Postal History -- Peter High (report by Janet Bygate)
27 Google Celebrates the 1d Black [S]
27 Hugh Jefferies MBE by David Beech [S]
28 Burning Ambition - A Short Story by Ray Simpson [L]
29 'N.P.B.' Postmark by Martin Strack [S]
30 Last Post: Charles Goodwyn (by David Beech)
31 Europhilex 2015 Awards by Howard Hughes [S]
32 Pages from a Competition Winner: The Origins of Express Mail -- Alan Holyoake
36 Annual Visit to Cape Town by Peter Tanner [S]
36 Press Releases: Behind the Scenes with Friends (from Friends of the BPMA)
36 Press Releases: Europhilex Winners (from Stamp Active Network)

NL 355, September/October 2015 (32pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
2 Olympic Games Overprinted 'Tangier' by John Gledhill [S]
2 Wavy Line Underprint by Terry Pusterla [S]
2 New Members
3 The President Writes -- Bob Galland
3 Parcel Labels [Business Programme] by Mark Talbot [S]
3 Dates
4 Dealers' Directory
5 Society Displays: Classic British Private Posts - College Stamps -- Chris Harman
9 Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax - A Further Request by Ian Baker [M]
10 AGM 60 Reports
15 AGM 60 Minutes
16 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2015 AGM (report by Ian Harvey)
22 Press Releases: BPMA Post & Go Stamps (from British Postal Museum and Archive)
22 Press Releases: Bring a Child to Autumn Stampex 2015 (from Stamp Active Network)
22 Europhilex 2015 Awards [S]
23 PTS Statement Concerning 'Hendon' Certificates for New, Unlisted Shades of the George V Stamps of Great Britain by Philatelic Traders Society [L]
24 Last Post: Martin Evans (by Philip Robinson)
26 New Society Publication: King George V Printing Plates [L]
28 Pages from a Competition Winner: Evolution of British Stamp Perforation 1840 to 1880 -- Ray Simpson
32 A Late Example of a BPA Import/Export Control Cover by Bob Phillifent [S]
32 New Book: Airmails Across the Middle East, 1918-1930 -- Lawrence Kimpton

NL 356, November/December 2015 (44pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
3 The President Writes -- Bob Galland
3 New Members
3 Dates
4 Registration Rotary Device Revisited by Maurice Buxton [S]
4 Parcel Labels [Business Programme] by Maurice Buxton [S]
5 Dealers' Directory
6 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
6 'Channel Islands Day' Meeting - Saturday 21 November 2015 by Andy Donaldson [S]
7 GBPS Diamond Jubilee Display to the RPSL Thursday 10 December 2015 by Andy Donaldson [M]
8 Book Review: King George V Printing Plates -- Douglas Muir (review by Crosspost)
8 Advice of New Publication, Jointly by the GBPS and Postal Stationery Society [S]
9 New Publication: The Mulready Postal Stationery, Its Genesis, Production and Usage [M]
10 New Book: New Books from the Leonard Licht Collection: Seahorses and King Edward VII
11 New Book: Scarce Victorian Postage Stamps of Great Britain on Cover - Supplement -- Theo Brauers
11 New Book: The Postal History of Edinburgh 1590-1902 -- Antonius Voorbraak
12 GBPS Publications [M]
13 Last Post: Leslie Wilkinson (by Michael Sefi)
14 Society Displays: Aspects of Postal Mechanisation -- Ray Downing (report by Maurice Buxton)
23 Society Displays: Philatelic Mail -- Maurice Buxton (report by Maurice Buxton)
32 Society Displays: GB Line-Engraved -- Chris Grimshaw (report by Ian Harvey)
36 Pages from a Competition Winner: Great Britain Parcel Post 1882-1935 -- Nick Wraith
40 Pages from a Competition Winner: Mail from the United Kingdom to the Italian Peninsular from the Late 18th Century to the GPU -- Ken Burr
44 Press Releases: Penny Black Winner at Stampex (from Stamp Active Network)
44 A Late Example of a BPA Import/Export Control Cover by Maurice Buxton [S]

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