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The Stuart Rossiter Trust Lecture will be on Friday 9th November 2018

5:00 p.m. at The Royal Philatelic Society 41 Devonshire Place. The Speaker will be:

Frank Walton RDP, FRPSL.

The title is “Should aerophilately be a subset of postal history?”.

to apply for your free non-transferable ticket email Rex Dixon FRPSL at

Forthcoming Events

South West Scotland Philatelic Societies 56th Annual Stamp and Postcard Fair.

6th October 2018
Prestwick Community Centre, Caerlaverock Road, Prestwick,
KA9 1HR.

Opening hours from 10am – 4pm.


28 May – 2 June 2019

British Printed Papers by Post

1836 to 1876
By Gavin Fryer RDP FRPSL
This book has recently been reviewed in the London Philatelist
770 pages, hardback with dustjacket
Price £50 For the first 6 months this includes delivery in the UK

To order contact John Jackson FRPSL

New Book

The Sub-Office Postmarks of Sheffield

By Frank Walton RDP, FRPSL

The Rossiter Newsletter – 43

Scope This book documents the postmarks applied at all post offices that fell under Sheffield head office, other than Sheffield itself. Specifically excluded are any instructional marks. Also excluded is any reference to the colour of inks used. A total of 330 differently named offices are included, and each one of these has its own page recording the life of the office and illustrating the postmarks used. There are over 1,800 postmarks illustrated.

The Rossiter Newsletter No43 – Download