The Lions of Persia - Persian Stamps

New Season kicks off with The Lions of Persia

The new season of talks at Northwich Philatelic Society kicked off with a talk from the extremely knowledgeable David Davies FRPSL on The Persian Lions. Members were treated to an array of rarely seen material including some of the earliest stamps of Persia on cover. Mr Davies outlined the history…

The Indian Mutiny - Northwich Philatelic Society

The Indian Mutiny of 1857

We were recently treated to a wonderful and comprehensive presentation from Max Smith on The Indian Mutiny of 1857. Mr Smith took us through the circumstances which gave rise to the mutiny and then recounted the events which unfolded, including the Siege of Lucknow. The presentation utilised a range of…

Northwich Philatelic Society bring, buy and exchange

Members bring, buy and exchange evening

As a departure from the traditional format, it was agreed that this year we would try something new, in this case, a member’s bring, buy and exchange evening. As this was the first time we had tried this type of evening and our resident dealer being away on holiday it…

GB 5/- Seahorse

GB Seahorses on Flight Covers

The Society were treated recently to a wonderful display by Nick Rolfe on GB Seahorses on cover. His interest in these covers, and the growth of his collection, came from the knowledge that many of these covers, which were of necessity high value postage rates, derived from use on pioneer…

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