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CSGB August 2018 Auction – Now Accepting Bids

I realise that this is a bit late, but I hope that everyone who attended the Convention had a great time and found plenty of cards to remove from their wants lists. I thoroughly enjoyed the event, the venue was superb with great lighting and plenty of free parking. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who voted for my article, about how I started collecting, in the Cartophilic Cup competition. I was thrilled, flattered and honoured, not to mention totally surprised to have w

Online Overseas 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

New Silks Book now available

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

Hants & Surrey Branch – July 2018 Auction

For a while, I have been compiling a 'Prices Realised' list. I have now decided that, as from now, I will no longer do this, as the amount of extra work is considerable. Sorry. Apologies also to those receiving the list through the post, as somehow, the Printing company managed to reproduce the Jan. 'Notes' sheet, not April. So, to repeat my note about stamps, 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

CSGB June 2018 Auction – Now Closed

I am writing this just before setting off for Kings Lynn; I am really looking for to the Convention, as always. I hope many of you were able to come, buy lots of cards and view the auction lots. As usual, my wife and I are having a short break close to the Convention venue, it gives us a chance to have a look around an area we have not been to before. Having a few days away also makes the trip more bearable for my wife, as the whole trip does not just revolve around cards, well not quite! And