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Hants & Surrey Branch – April 2018 Auction

If anyone receiving this list through the post wishes to send a few stamps to defray our costs, these would be very welcome. This is not a demand, just a note, and thank you to those who have sent, without any reminder - appreciated Once again, I can offer from the Club the usual mixture of sets, part sets, single cards and items from ‘specialists’. Those from 'the collection' this time, at Lots 11 - 62, are a little different as they include a number of more usual items, but always in ve

CSGB May 2018 Auction – Now accepting bids!

By the time you read this, the Convention will soon be upon us. Again, at least for me, the last 12 months have flown by. It must be well known by now that we no longer have a live auction at the Convention, but the lots will be available for viewing. On Saturday you can view between 2:30 and 3:30, and on Sunday between 12 and 1. As usual I will have bidding sheets with me so I can take bids at the Convention, but the auction itself will not close until Friday May the 4th, or Star Wars day as it

New Silks Book – Available at the Convention

This book is an attempt to provide a historic record of a very large comprehensive selection of the embroidered silk and lace designs, issued in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s by Tobacco & Trading Companies in Holland, Germany and South Africa. Additionally, it provides a comprehensive listing of the single set of ‘leathers’ issued by a Tobacco Company in Germany in 1936. It contains 273 pages with over 7,100 colour illustrations of individual designs, including other aspects

Online Subscription – Now Available!

Do you live outside the UK? Don’t want to pay hefty membership fees? We can now offer you THE SAME subscription fee as a UK member! Bid in the auction with no buyer’s premium Buy reference books at reduced member’s prices Free (and earlier) admission to annual convention Free magazine advertisements for collectors (for wants and spares) MAGAZINES INCLUDING AUCTION LISTS WILL BE SENT ELECTRONICALLY, THEREFORE SPEEDILY SO THAT YOU CAN KEEP ABREAST OF ALL DEVELOPMENTS IN T

February 2018 – Society Auction – Now Accepting Bids

By the time you read this, Christmas will be over and we will be into 2018. I hope everyone enjoyed Christmas and are looking forward to a happy and peaceful New Year. I am going to have to mention cricket again. At the time of writing this, England has just been humiliated in the third Ashes test and so has of course lost the urn. I am hoping they can avoid another 5-0 whitewash, but that is looking highly unlikely. It is no wonder then that I collect cricketers from the golden age! I believe t