MAPF Mid Anglia Philatelic Federation of Philatelic Societies
This site provides details of the activities in the area
the organisation
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Club Programmes

Speakers List
For society Hon. Secs.

Federation Judges



New Guidelines

Entry Form

Some suggestions on:

Treatment (pdf 2.1mb)

Traditional Philately (pdf 1.8mb)

The Introductory Page (0.8 mb)

Presentation (1.8mb)

New Autumn Stampex 2015
Traditional Seminar
(pdf 2.1mb)


New Exhibits

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one to submit?

What's On
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Useful Links

Featured Items
Federation Events and News

13–16 September 2017 ABPS National Exhibition at Stampex

25–26 November 2017 ABPS Exhibiting and Judging Seminar information here

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.

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

New Federation Level Judges
We are pleased to announce that the following are fully accredited to ABPS:

Congratulations to Richard Berry, Adrian Boggust, John Davies,
Alan Druce, Bob Hill, Richard Husband, Jon Higgins, Mike Kentzer, Paul Leonard,
Richard Moss, Simon Kelly, Rob Lester, Richard Page, John Spencer and Paul Wreglesworth. Other accredited judges are listed here

Tempsford Meeting Report Here

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

MAPF Latest Newsletter older versions

Articles in the March edition Competitions and Federation Day. North Borneo.

Programme and Fair Diary

Annual Competitions

Philip Waud. Winner of the Best in Show award receiving
the trophy from MAPF President Bill Gibb.

Other Winners are shown here

Mid Anglia Philatelic Federation Display Day

Saturday 2nd September 2017

Whittlesford Memorial Hall

Whittlesford, Nr. Duxford

CB22 4NE

10am until 4.30pm

Dominica: Simon Richards FRPSL

The Engraving Skill of Czeslaw Slania: Terry Wagg FRPSL

Display of Winning 2017 MAPF Competition Entries

Refreshments: £1.00 for the day

Members Bourse and Raffle


Good Parking and Access

MAPF 2017 Display Day Programme

Location of and direction to the Memorial Hall, Whittlesford

Contact: John W.B. Spencer,
Mob. 07881 503580

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