The National Philatelic Exhibition
The organisers of London 2020 have announced that the cut-off date for entries has been extended to 30 June 2019.
This will allow exhibits in ABPS Stampex February 2019 and ABPS Perth in April 2019 to qualify.
Stockholmia 2019 (UK National, but entries have closed for Stockholmia) and China 2019 (proposed FIP; check website (www.f-i-p.ch) exhibitions are also qualifying events.
So there are now 2 UK opportunities to qualify for London 2020
London Stampex February 2019
Entry details here
Featuring as part of the Sesquecentenery of The Royal Philatelic Society London members displays with a theme of King George the Fifth, past President of the society
ABPS Northern National Exhbition 2019
Perth 12-13 April
Details to follow from the ABPS as above
London 2020 International Exhibition
at The Business Design Centre
2-9 May 2020
Invitations have been sent out to FIP/FEPA countries to participate. UK exhibitors have only a limited time to qualify for this world event
While there is no application etc. on the site yet viewers might like to note the London 2020 website
Collectors Club of Chicago
This is a source of much information for the collector and
includes downloadable books and collections to view
Robertson Revisited. Free download via the RPSL website. http://www.rpsl.org.uk/subscriber/Shop/tabid/104/product/45/Default.aspx
Have you ever wondered what's really there on a stamp or cover?
Retroreveal may have the answer.
See Paul Wreglesworth's article with acknowledgment to Kiwi
the Journal of the the New Zealand Society of Great Britain
Simon Kelly writes: Can I also recommend Gimp - freely available and
most useful for 'cleaning' stamps from postmarks, restoring oblique
photographs of postcards or notices to rectangular form and reducing
extreme perspective views, amongst many other uses
War Declared New items added as available. Contributions welcomed
ABPS supports Mid Anglia Competitions Day more
Treatment in Tradition Philately Competitions more (pdf 2.1mb)
Articles: Origins of the Post (pdf 3.6mb); Map Stamps: The Galapagos Islands; Socks from Fiji
Postal History Authors Wanted The Stuart Rossiter Trust
(other forms of support available)
What are the Competitive International Classes
then click on FIP Organisation & then Commissions
A Guide to Philatelic Research - David Beech, Past Curator British Library, Philatelic Collections
Stamp Active for the younger collector
Unusual locations 1: A kilo of tomatoes and a packet of stamp hinges. Hitchin, Herts
Night Mail Film