EXMOUTH   STAMP   CLUB   was   founded   in   1939   and   is   affiliated   to   both   Wessex   Philatelic   Federation and the Association of British Philatelic Societies. We   are   very   friendly   and   always   keen   to   welcome   potential   new   members   or   even   those   just   curious to   our   meetings.   Even   if   you   have   never   collected   stamps   but   think   you   may   have   an   interest   we would be happy to see you and give any assistance you may require. Young    people    are    especially    welcome,    one    aspect    of    collecting    popular    with    young    peole    is Thematics, stamps that tell a story and may alighn with another interest you may have. COMMITTEE Life President - Barry Hampton Chairman - Barbara Rogers Vice Chairman - Mike Donoghue Secretary’s - Jeff Gregory & Roger Smalldon Treasurer - Gerald Smith Packet Secretary - Colin W. Rogers Librarian - Mike Donoghue Competition Officer - Mr C. Norris Auctioneer - Colin Rogers JOIN   THE   CLUB    -   The   society   is   ope   to   all   ages   and   has   a   mixed   age   group   of   both   male   and   femail members.   You   will   get   a   great   deal   of   pleasure   from   mixing   with   other   members,   the   society   does   not divulge details of its membership or members details. Annual Subscriptions - Adult - £8.00 JUniors (Under 16) - £0.50 YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO RECEIVE OUR EXCHANGE PACKET EXCHANGE   PACKET    -   Our   Packet   unlike   eBay   allows   you   to   se   what   you   are   actually   buying   in   the comfort of your own home. You only buy what you like at prices you can afford. VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO OUR MEETINGS
MEETINGS    -   held   on   1st   &   3rd   Wednesdays   of   each   month   in   The   Pilgrim Room, Glenorchy United Reformed Church, Exeter Road, Exmouth  EX8 1PL starting at 7.15pm. PROGRAMME 2017 06/09/17 - Club Members Display & talk Summer Aquisitions & Swaps 20/09/17 - Ionian Isles/Balkans & Boers - Richard Stroud 04/10/17 - Club Member Displays on Transport 18/10/17 - French African Colonies - Carlton Jones 01/11/17 - Club Auction 15/11/17 - Club Member displays on King George VI 06/12/17 - Club Member Displays “Lucky Dip” 10/12/17 - Christmas Lunch. 03/01/18 - France - Barbara Rogers 17/01/18 - Visiting Speaker from Sidmouth Club 07/02/18 - Informal Swaps & Selling plus Member Displays 21/02/18 - Club Quix Night 07/03/18 - “Smithy & his Bus” - Sue Burn 21/03/18 - Visiting Speaker - David Evans 04/04/18 - Club Speakers - Ron Dodswell & Jerry Smith 18/04/18 - WETS Roadshow 02/05/18 - ABC of Collecting - Carol Turner 16/05/18 - Club Auction 06/06/18 - Spain - Tony Elliott 20/06/18 - Club Members “The History of …” in Stamps 04/07/18 - French India - Peter Webb 18/07/18 - AGM and Mini Auction COMPETITIONS The club runs Annual Philatelic Competitions open to all members. Thompson Cup  - 8 shts Philatelic - GB or Commonwealth Founders Trophy  - 8 shts Juniors only Gavin Trophy  - Thematics 6 shts Mabel Rainsford Trophy  - 8 shts Philatelic - Foreign. C.F.Reekes   Rose   Bowl   -   6   shts   any   subject   for   those   who   have   never   won a trophy Postal History Salver  - 16 shts of Postal History