There are a host of benefits of joining the society. We’ve listed some below and if you’d like to know more just get in touch and a member of our council would be happy to speak with you!
As a member of the CSGB you will be able to:
Pay no buyer’s premium in our bi/monthly card auction (featuring a mix of well over 150 lots of rare and interesting Trade and Tobacco issues spanning the 19th and 20th Centuries!)
Receive our magazine ‘Card World’ – packed with entertaining and informative articles on cards and providing you with full reports from our local branches and details of commercial card auctions around the UK.
Get free access to a national network of branch meetings and auctions as well as free entry into our annual convention
Get discount on all our reference books
Apart from the tangible benefits outlined above many of our members comment on how much they’ve enjoyed just meeting other collectors and building a network of contacts around the UK (indeed many of us have met people across the globe!). Visiting your local branch or even a branch meeting further afield you’ll find a host of welcoming people (and plenty of cards to look through of course!)
Having set up the Card World website we are working on further benefits for our members that we’ll keep you updated on. We are still looking at all our options at present but if there is anything you’d like to know about the society or anything else you’d appreciate as a member then please just get in touch!
Sainsbury’s ‘Lego Create the World’ (140) When you purchase your shopping for every £10 you spend you will get a pack of four cards. Also available are packs you can purchase for 50p. The album which can be purchased for £2 gives ideas for
First, my thanks to the postal bidders who sent stamps. It is not essential, but I think it does show interest, and I guess all of us need a little of that to keep us going! In April, Lots 1-10 were offered at low reserves, and all attracted bids, so
I am writing these notes a week before the Convention, so will not be able to comment on the event, but I expect it to be a great success as usual. I hope that all who attended had a great time and managed to find some of the elusive cards on your wa