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The 16th Southern Africa Philatelic Conference
3 - 5 November 2017

A full report of this Conference appears in The Runner Post No 97 (February 2018)

The Runner Post No 97 along with Southern Africa Philately No 8

Has been posted during Mid-January 2018

2017 Commemortives may be viewed

2016 15th Annual Conference Report

The Annual National in South Africa (October) honoured two of our members

Paul van Zeyl invited to sign the Roll of Honour
Otto Peetoom awarded the Manfred Weinstein Memorial Medallion

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Botswana
The country celebrated fifty years of Independence in September 2016
Gibbons Stamp Monthly included a series of articles, being a Review of fifty years of Stamps In the April GSM - Part I Covers the definitive Issues
July GSM covers the Commemoratives Part II - August Commemoratives Part III - September GSM - Part IV Miniature Sheets


New Page added Botswana Booklets & Postage Dues

Botswana - 2016 Issues are now on display
Botswana - Fifty Years of Stamp Issues
1966 - 2015 A seperate page has been introduced to review fifty years of Stamps
If you missed the Joint Philatelic Weekend at Leamington Spa in November 2016
Make sure you don't miss it in 2017!
See details above
The Runner Post No 95
Includes News and Views
A Philatelic Forum - Society Archives,
1961 Bechuanaland Decimal Definitives
Rare Stamps update

Articles include
Early TATI Cancellations Revisited
The Bechuanalands Society 1984 - 2017
An extensive review
What has happened to Karl Seligmann Book?

Botswana
Pictorial Postcards, Postmark Update
Recent Issues

Southern Africa Philately No 6
A 44 page journal nearly 20 different subjects

A Philatelic Forum (7 Subjects)
Articles include
1941 SA
Red Cross Special War Appeal
Early Days at the Victoria Falls
The Last Antarctic Expedition on the Quest
The Boer Invasion of Natal
Aerogrammes and Southern African Rarities
WW II Labels Part I - Red Cross
Penalty Stamps of South Africa
The Boer War in Bechuanaland
The Siege of Mafeking and its Relief

The Runner Post No 94
Includes News and Views
Annual Accounts & Constitution changes

A Philatelic Forum Rare Stamps update
Articles include - 1938 Kalahari Air Mail
1961 Decimal Overprints
An extensive review

Botswana
A review of 50 years of Miniature Sheets
Pictorial Postcards
Recent Issues

Southern Africa Philately No 5
A 44 page journal nearly 30 different subjects

A Philatelic Forum (15 Subjects)
Articles include - Shipping Postmaster Cancels Rhodesia & Nyasaland Postage Dues
GSWA -
1914 Airmails
South Africa Major Union Varieties
Cape - Re-addressed Mail
Navy League Labels
The Boer War in Bechuanaland
Warren Expedition - A letter from Sudan

The Runner Post No 93
Includes News and Views
A Philatelic Forum snippets of information and a report on NY-2016

Articles include - 1961 Decimal Definitives
Sunset covers and Emil Tamsen

Botswana
Recent Issues - A review of 50 years of Stamps
This is Africa - Mail to Botswana
There and Back -Postmark update

Southern Africa Philately No 4
A 44 page journal with 30 different subjects

A Philatelic Forum (12 Subjects)
Articles include - Antarctic Bouvet Island Bechuanaland - The Warren Expedition
Cape
Union Steam Ship Mail
RSA Major Commemorative Varieties
Pioneering South African Philately
Southern Rhodesia 1953 Definitives
Natal - 1911 The Natal Railway System
Basutoland - Used Basutoland Officials

Issue No 92 June 2016
Issue No 91 February 2016
Issue No 90 August 2015
Issue No 89 March 2015
Southern Africa Philately - A Supplementary Journal sent to all members along with each edition of The Runner Post
Issue No 4 October 2016
Issue No 3 June 2016
Issue No 2 February 2016
Issue No 1 September 2015

 


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