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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

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

Cotswolds Card Rally 24 June

Do not miss our 2018 Summer Cigarette and Trade Card Rally plus Auction.  Its being held at The Cotswold Area Civil Service Sports and Social Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 9SL and will run from 10 am to 4 pm.  Come and meet a range of Local and National dealers.  Refreshments are available, and there is ample free parking,  And read more about the Cotswolds Branch by clicking this link

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

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