Special Displays at London 2015 Europhilex
Philatelic Events that changed the World – in 20 Frames
The prestigious Club de Monte-Carlo is organising a special display at London 2015 of philatelic material relating to events that have had a profound effect on the world.
This will be be the first time that this material, including many great rarities, has been brought together in one place and will be spectacular.
The Confederate Stamp Alliance – Special Display
The Confederate Stamp Alliance of America is organising a Special Display in 40 frames at London 2015 to mark the first occasion on which they have held their Annual Convention outside the USA.
The non-competitive displays will be:
Richard Murphy: The purposes and functions of the Confederate Stamp Alliance
Scott Trepel: Civil War special routes
Wayne Farley; Independent state and Confederate mail of West Virginia
Randolph Smith: Building Confederate unity: the important role of flag covers
Steven Roth: Waterways and the Confederate mails
Leonard Hartmann: De la Rue stamps for the Confederate States of America
Jerry Palazolo: Handling of the mails at Memphis from 4 March 1861 until 6 June 1862
Bruce Roberts: Arkansas 1861-1865: a divided postal system
Larry Baum: Advertising covers in the Confederacy
Tony Crumbly: Provisional issues of North Carolina mail, 1861-1865
Michael O’Reilly: Huntsville, Alabama Confederate postal history
Alexander Clifford: Confederate States of America: 2c fees and markings: civil war postal challenges
John Walker: Patriotic covers used within and from the Confederate States of America during the civil war, 1861-1865
Ian Tickell: Confederate five cents blue typograph
Ian Tickell: Destination Confederate New Orleans
Ian Tickell: The post office serving the C.S.A. troops at Manassas Junction, Virginia
In addition there will be two exhibits in the CSA frames that will also be judged in the competitive exhibition.
The Sperati Printing Press Display
By courtesy of the Museum of the Royal Philatelic Society London we will be bringing you a display of the printing press used by Jean de Sperati to produce high quality reprints of many classic stamps between the 1920s and 1950s. There will be regular demonstrations during the day of the working of this printing press and there will also be opportunities to purchase prints taken from Perkins Bacon dies in the Museum’s collection (clearly marked as reprints). Don’t miss this opportunity to see a classic printing machine at work.
MAURITIUS ‘POST OFFICE’ PRINTING PLATE
In cooperation with the Organisers, the British Library and the Royal Philatelic Society London, David Feldman SA of Geneva are organising a special display of the 1847 Mauritius printing plate which has been re-discovered after 80 years.
Philatelic Literature in the Reading Room
About 120 different literature entries including books and journals have been entered in the competition and these will all be available for you to browse at your leisure in the Reading Room towards the back of the Mezzanine Floor.
Note: Please be patient having clicked the link, while the catalogue loads.