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20/05/2021 Michael Ellison New Zealand Insurance stamps Also Scottish Lighthouses

06/05/2021 Bill Shanks Cupar-Fife strikes

22/04/2021 Ian Kennaway Danish Slogans

25/03/2021 David Macdonald Transvaal & South Africa Telegraphy

11/03/2021 David Graham Machins

25/02/2021 Charles Lloyd Portuguese East Africa

11/02/2021 Willie King. Speyside P.History, Philby's father & Scottish postmarks ca. 1800

28/01/2021 Michael Hart Unravelling British  Borneo

10/12/2020 Jeff Stone

Faberg part 1

Faberg part 2

26/11/2020 Mike Ellison The Canal Zone

12/11/2020 Charles Oppenheim It's Patently Obvious

29/10/2020 Alex Walker Postal History

15/10/2020 Graham Searle Early Canada

Hudson Bay

Pence Issues




Thursday  Meetings: (Suspended)

Meetings are held on Thursday evening at 7.15pm, twice monthly, from September to April. The Society meets upstairs in the Raven Room, Rubislaw Church Centre, Fountainhall Road, Aberdeen, Scotland - This is the large building on the corner of Fountainhall Road and Beaconsfield Place, near Queen's Cross, Aberdeen.

Friday Informal Meetings:

All members are welcome to attend informal meetings which are held on Fridays at Rubislaw Church Centre, on alternate weeks, from late 2020 (date tba) to mid June from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. These meetings are held in the weeks between our formal meetings.

COVID19 RESTRICTIONS: Strict observation of current Government regulations will be followed with respect to face masks, social distancing, hand sanitising and return of library books. Anyone who has Covid19 symptoms must not attend meetings and is required to self isolate

Intended Thursday Meeting Schedule

2020 - 2021

10th September Opening night. AGM & standing display
24th September  

Ian Kennaway & Jeff Stone


8th October Visit from Arbroath PS
22nd October Ron Goodfellow
5th November Sheila Den & Chris Jefferies
19th November Charles Oppenheim
3rd December Steve Kirk & Fred Jefferies
17th December


14th January

Alphabet night - J


What did you do in Lockdown?

28th January President's night
11th February Willie King
25th February Dundee PS visit. Charles Lloyd - Portuguese E.Africa
11th March Robin Shearman - Land, Sea & Air
25th March Alan Blakeley
15th April AGM & Room Auction
Additional Dates


11th March 2021 Society Postal Auction No. 35


Fairs in North East Scotland

Last Sunday of the month - Antique Fair, Treetops Hotel, Aberdeen

Although it's mainly antiques, Peter Miller is usually present and he has an excellent and varied selection of material to fulfil philatelic demands

North East Fairs

Stamp and collectables fairs organised by North East Fairs. Please telephone Chad Neighbor on 01674 832823 for further details. Fairs are usually held at Aberdeen Queens Cross Church Hall.

Diary Dates

16th-17th April 2021 - Congress is cancelled