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GB Stamps Collectors' Conference: 12 to 14 November 2020
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Post subject:  GB Stamps Collectors' Conference: 12 to 14 November 2020

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A special online conference dedicated to collecting classic GB stamps will take place on the popular www.allaboutstamps.co.uk website from 12 to 14 November.

Being held in partnership with the Great Britain Philatelic Society (GBPS), the online event follows the success of the month-long "Summer of Stamps", which attracted thousands of collectors from around the world.

To keep updated on the conference sign up to the free stamps newsletter or see the current conference programme.

Expert guides for collectors of GB stamps

The three-day conference will feature at least nine expert webinars with subjects to be covered including:

  • The Maltese Cross
  • Queen Victoria Jubilee Stamps
  • Usage of King George VI Stamps
  • Stamp Booklets Explained

The three-day conference will give collectors around the world the chance to learn more about British stamps with special talks, webinars and Q&A sessions. The online conference will be free to attend and is set to be the first of an ongoing series of "Collectors' Conference" events on allaboutstamps.co.uk.

Editor Matt Hill said: "The Summer of Stamps was a great success and covered all kinds of different subjects. We’ll definitely be returning for a second Summer of Stamps festival next year, and right now we’re keen to focus on a particular topic and really give collectors expert insight to help them build their knowledge and their collection. We're very pleased to be working with the GBPS on the conference content. Once again, collectors can enjoy all the content for free as we work to bring the community together and share our passion and expertise."

Chris Harman RDP Hon. FRPSL, President of the Great Britain Philatelic Society, added "The GBPS is delighted to be the partner for this exciting new initiative. Interest in GB philately is very high at the moment. With many people spending more time at home, we have all had more time to focus on our hobby and learn more. This series of talks on line provides a great opportunity for everyone to continue to add to their knowledge and encourage both new and established collectors."

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