Hants & Dorset Branch12th September 2017 by Michele Auborn
Secretary: Mike Hughes
Telephone: 01202 888641
We meet once a month at :
St. Pauls Church Hall, (next to ASDA), Culliford Crescent, Canford Heath, Poole BH17 9DW
Our meetings run from 1.30 – 4.30 pm and often include local and national dealers. We also encourage our members to bring spare cards for disposal.
Here is our 2020 calendar
(a change, our original date clashed with Easter Sunday)
13 December – our Christmas Party
This year our branch will be co-hosting the Cartophilic Card Convention.
Follow the progress at
THE ANNUAL CARD CONVENTION
[Our featured card is by Lambert & Butler – from the 1926 set of “Motor Index Marks”. This is a really attractive set showing local views as well as the registration letters which at that time denoted where any car on the road had been registered. However its title can suggest that it is a set showing cars. One note of warning. This set has been reproduced for commercial sale and framing. The reproduction cards do carry wording to this effect, but do be careful if you are offered a mint set at a bargain rate.]
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!
Where does the time go! I am writing this in the week before Christmas, and another year has flown by. By the time you get this we will be in to 2020, so I hope you all had a great Christmas and wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.
All card and ephemera collectors make a note in your diary now because our next card convention will take place on SATURDAY 25th and SUNDAY 26th APRIL 2020 at FIVE RIVERS LEISURE CENTRE, HULSE ROAD, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE SP1 3NR ❄️❄️
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