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2017 (Newsletters 363-368)

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NL 363, January/February 2017 (28pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
3 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
3 Worpex 13 May 2017 by Howard Hughes [S]
3 Volunteers for Display Day Reports by Phil Waud [S]
3 Dealers Links on the GBPS Website by Howard Hughes [S]
4 The President Writes -- Howard Hughes
4 New Members
4 Dates
5 Dealers' Directory
6 Adult Colouring - Spray Paper by Paul Ramsay [M]
7 GBCWPS Meeting - Paderborn, Germany 30 September-2 October 2016 by Phil Waud [M]
8 Society Displays: GB Stamps and Postal History from the Late 17th Century to 1900 -- Ken Burr (report by Don Davies)
13 Society Displays: Standing in the SPECIMEN Footsteps of Marcus Samuel -- David Leathart (report by Phil Waud)
20 Update to Specialised Volume 3 - Machin Rolls by Paul Ramsay [L]
21 GB Postal History - With a Difference by Don Davies [M]
21 Harley Postage Stamps by Don Davies [S]
22 Halfpenny Overprints - An Update by Maurice Buxton [S]
22 Diagonally Perforated Stamps by Maurice Harp [M]
23 Airmail Rates to British Guinea via Natal (Brazil) by Thomas Myers [M]
24 Pages from a Competition Winner: An Olympic Effort -- Glenn Morgan
28 GBPS York Weekend 2017 [M]

NL 364, March/April 2017 (32pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
2 New Members
2 Annual Competitions - 28 January 2017 [S]
3 The President Writes -- Howard Hughes
3 Dates
4 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
4 Last Post: Michael Brooks (by Michael Lockton)
5 Dealers' Directory
6 GB Specialised Catalogue Day - Saturday 11 March 2017 [M]
7 Rules of the Society - Change Proposal by Phil Waud [M]
7 Hagner Grey Stock Sheets by David Kaiserman [S]
8 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2016 Stanley Gibbons Reception (report by Ian Harvey)
18 The Proposed Diagonally Perforated Stamps by Peter Young [M]
18 Court Bureau Ltd by Vincent West, David Beech [S]
19 A New Earliest Cover (and Unrecorded Signature) from the BPA Export Control by Maurice Buxton [L]
20 Jury Summons Wanted by Allan Jones [L]
21 Pre-Decimal Machin Rolls by Martin Bomford [M]
22 Overland Mail Labels by Allan Jones [S]
22 London Free Frank Handstamps in Black by Bob Galland [S]
22 Book Review: SG Collect British Stamps 2017 (68th edition) (review by Mike Jackson)
23 'Q of S Check' Labels by Maurice Buxton [M]
23 Booklet N4 with Error of Make-Up by David Kaiserman [S]
24 Help Wanted on QV Jubilees by Phil Waud [S]
24 Help with Taxed Mail by Edward Caesley [S]
24 Lightning Stamp Affixer - Well Street, Jewin Street by Mike Rogers [S]
25 Block of Embossed 1s Green by Carlton Jones [M]
26 Pages from a Competition Winner: Brunel's Steamship - "Great Britain" -- Graham Booth
30 Airmail Rates to British Guinea via Natal (Brazil) by Maurice Buxton, Iain Stevenson [S]
30 Press Releases: Post & Go Mail By Rail To Go On Sale At The Postal Museum (from The Postal Museum)
30 Press Releases: Kidstamps (from Stamp Active Network)
31 Press Releases: New Stamp Album from Kidstamps (from Stamp Active Network)
31 Press Releases: The Glasgow Stamp Shop (from Gordon Carroll)
32 Update on the GBPS York Weekend 2017 [M]

NL 365, May/June 2017 (32pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
2 Dates
2 New Members
3 The President Writes -- Howard Hughes
3 Midpex 2017 [S]
4 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
5 Autumn Meeting in Bonn, Germany by James Heal, Joachim Wrede [M]
6 Worpex [S]
6 Banbury to Host Festival of Stamps [S]
6 Airmail Rates to British Guinea by Maurice Buxton [S]
7 Dealers' Directory
8 Society Displays: Leeds Postal History -- Richard Wheatley (report by Andy Donaldson)
12 Society Displays: GB Specialised Catalogue Day -- Hugh Jeffries (report by Ian Harvey)
16 Annual Competitions by Robin Cassell [M]
17 2017 Competition Results
18 Unusual Machin Trials Surface 20 Years After Production by Ian Billings [L]
19 Help with Taxed Mail by Maurice Buxton [S]
19 Illustrated Stamp Albums by Wes Robbins [S]
21 Customer Mutilation of Special Stamps by Maurice Buxton [M]
22 Society Displays: GB Perfins -- Richard Husband
27 Lightning Stamp Affixer - Well Street, Jewin Street by Donald Fraser [S]
28 Pages from a Competition Winner: London Stamp Exhibitions 1890-1960 -- Stephen Teuma
32 Update on the GBPS York Weekend 2017 [M]

NL 366, July/August 2017 (32pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
3 The President Writes -- Howard Hughes
3 New Members
3 Dates
4 Spring Stampex 13-16 February 2019 by Ian Harvey [M]
5 Dealers' Directory
5 Error in Worpex 2017 Regional Meeting Notice by Andy Donaldson [S]
6 Society Displays: British Printed Papers by Post 1836-1876 -- Gavin Fryer (report by Maurice Buxton)
12 Society Displays: The Maltese Cross: its Use and Abuse, Replacement and Late Use -- Howard Hughes
17 The Postal Order, Worcester by Maurice Buxton [S]
18 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2017 Worpex Regional Meeting (report by John Davies, Maurice Buxton)
22 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee New Find by John Davies [S]
22 Small London UDC by Ray Barton [S]
22 Keble College Covers by Mark Talbot [S]
23 Book Review: The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839 & The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839 -- Ian Baker, David Graham, Michael Sanig, and Bill Shand (review by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey)
23 Book Review: Great British Perfins found on King George V Seahorses 1913-1939 (2nd edition) -- Ian Hamill and Roy Gault (review by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey)
24 Book Review: The Post Office in Ireland - An Illustrated History -- Stephen Ferguson (review by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey)
25 Last Post: Iain Stevenson (by Alan Huggins)
26 Press Releases: Machin 50th Anniversary Commemorated Trough Post & Go Set (from The Postal Museum)
26 Press Releases: Update on the Archive at The Postal Museum (from The Postal Museum)
27 Great Britain: Failed Free Handstamps of the Franking System (update) by Bob Galland, John Colton [S]
27 Duplicate Books for Sale by Matthew and Cheryl Toomey [S]
27 Illustrated Stamp Albums by David Beech [S]
28 Pages from a Competition Winner: Suburban Receiving Houses of London -- Dave Simmons
32 Binders for the GB Journal [S]
32 Society Tie [S]

NL 367, September/October 2017 (48pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
2 New Book: Suffolk Postal History and Postal Markings to 1844 -- Tom Slemons
3 The President Writes -- Howard Hughes
3 New Members
3 Dates
4 Dealers' Directory
4 Programme Card Changes by Andy Donaldson [S]
5 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
6 Society Displays: Things I Like -- Ray Barton (report by Ray Barton)
13 Society Displays: GB Used in Malta -- Martin Lloyd (report by Phil Waud)
18 Society Displays: The British Post Office and the Environment -- Jeremy Piercy (report by Janet Bygate)
22 Society Displays: Early 20th Century Postal History -- Michael Lockton (report by John Davies)
27 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2017 AGM (report by Ian Harvey)
33 Postal History Challenge by Ian Harvey [L]
35 South West Scotland Stamp and Postcard Festival [S]
36 Pages from a Competition Winner: The Pre-Decimal Machin High Values -- Tony Walker
41 AGM 62 Minutes
43 AGM 62 Reports
48 Book Review: SG Great Britain Concise Stamp Catalogue, 2017 (review by Mike Jackson)

NL 368, November/December 2017 (48pp)

1 Editorial -- Paul Ramsay
2 Competitions Day [S]
2 New Members
3 The President Writes -- Howard Hughes
3 Dates
4 Forthcoming GBPS Meetings
4 Subscriptions Paid with Card by Overseas Members by Ian Harvey [M]
5 Dealers' Directory
5 Who Was Mr Gitsham? by Paul Ramsay [S]
6 Two-Issue Mixed Franking Cover by Phil Waud [S]
6 Books for Sale by Alan Sacks [S]
6 Britain's Marvelous Machins by Steve McGill [M]
8 Society Displays: GB Used in GB, Pre-1840 to 1940 -- James Grimwood-Taylor (report by Maurice Buxton)
15 York Weekend by Howard Hughes [L]
16 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2017 York Weekend (Friday) (report by Ian Harvey)
20 Society Displays: Rexmarks and Prestamp Chargemarks -- Peter Chadwick (report by Maurice Buxton)
27 Society Displays: Members Displays, 2017 York Weekend (Sunday) (report by Ian Harvey)
31 Inland Prestamp Postage Rates on the Society's Website by Maurice Buxton [L]
33 Postal History Challenge (1) by Simon Everest [M]
34 Postal History Challenge (2) by Mike Jackson [L]
37 Calling All Reply Coupon Collectors by Maurice Buxton [M]
38 Official Source Texts on the Society's Website by Maurice Buxton [L]
40 Silver Jubilee Booklet Adverts by Paul Ramsay [L]
44 Pages from a Competition Winner: Postmarks of Leith from 1800 to 1840 -- Robin Morton
48 Midpex 2019 [M]
48 Youth Competitions at Autumn Stampex [M]

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