2018 Convention – Kings Lynn9th August 2019 by Michele Auborn
And a warm welcome back to the convention, last in Norfolk ten years ago, when it took place in Norwich.
Ten years on, and hundreds of card collectors from all over the globe are converging on Kings Lynn. After searching East Anglia, we hit on “Lynnsport” a leisure complex run by Alive Leisure, with the usual easy level access for all visitors, catering facilities and car parks, plus great transport links.
The convention will be open Saturday and Sunday. Special this year the local branches has agreed to provide free valuations to the general public and advice on any cards that their family collected in the past, or that were found in attics etc.
We can say branches because this year two are co-hosting; The East Anglian Cigarette Card Club, based at Diss, and The Lincolnshire Branch based in Boston. Their websites are:
A dilemma. Imagine you are, or know a card collector who lives outside the UK, who would be really interested to join us, were it not for the high cost of the overseas subscription? If only there was a way to reduce this cost. And now there is!
Anyone want to buy a large cricket collection. Only joking! That is what I wrote on the Saturday afternoon of the 3rd Ashes Test. As you will know, England managed a magnificent 67 all out in their 1st innings, with only Root and Bairstow out to goo
The Handbook is divided into two parts and provides comprehensive listings and illustrations of known ‘Felt’ and ‘Leather’ Designs issued by Tobacco and Trading Companies in North America, Canada & Great Britain between 1910 and 1915.
Oh to be in England now that summer’s there! Writing this in mid-June, it is not very warm and the rain is affecting the cricket World Cup with 3 games abandoned so far. I shouldn’t grumble, it has given me the chance to get the auction listing