Hants & Dorset Branch12th September 2017 by Michele Auborn
Secretary: Mike Hughes
Telephone: 01202 888641
We meet once a month at St. Pauls Church Hall, (that’s 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.
And our December meeting is our Grand Christmas Party!
So why not come along and find out more?
BREAKING NEWS…. In 2020 our branch will be co-hosting the annual Cartophilic Card Convention. So watch this space for updates.
[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!
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