Royal Tour: 1947 Royal Family – Commercial Covers (Blue R Cachet)

Royal Tour

1947 – Commercial Covers (Blue R Cachet)


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Members Meeting: 2018 RSC Continental Europe Event

Rhodesian Study Circle

2018 Continental Europe Event


The newest chapters of the Rhodesian Study Circle in Germany and France are holding a special weekend in Bonn, Germany in 2018. This is a great opportunity to help celebrate and welcome the newest chapter’s first major meeting.



Accommodation at the event’s location will be available at a discount rate of €33 B&B (instead of €73). To access this special rate, bookings must be made through the RSC.

Please note there is a limited number of rooms available.


A restaurant is available inside GSI. Buffets are available without any forward commitment.

RSC Meeting

A meeting room has been booked. Members are encouraged to bring any material they would like to share.

If you are interested in providing a presentation, please contact us in advance so our Regional Representatives can make the appropriate provisions.

Members are also encouraged to bring any material they may like to make available for exchange with other members.


There will be a small cultural program happening in Bonn which is Beethoven´s birth town and was West Germany´s capital for many years.

Details of events can be found HERE.

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Please note, our Regional Representatives will make contact late March-Early April with more details.

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NZ2020 FIAP International Stamp Exhibition

NZ2020 FIAP International Stamp Exhibition

FIAP International Stamp Exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand


Rhodesian Study Circle

An RSC Meeting will be held as part of the event.

More information will be available closer to the event date.

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To register your interest in attending an RSC Meeting for the event, please Contact Us.

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Rhodesian Study Circle

Mark Loomis will have an exhibit showing on Southern Rhodesian Missions.

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STAMPEX Autumn 2017

Date: 13th – 16th September, 2017

Location: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH.

Website: Philatelic Traders Society

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Stockholmia 2019




More Information

More information will be available closer to the event date.

To register your interest in attending an RSC Meeting for the event, please Contact Us.

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Southern African Societies Conference 2017

Southern African Philatelic Societies Joint Conference

The Southern African Philatelic Societies Joint Conference is an opportunity for all philatelic fans to come and meet representatives from various southern African philatelic societies based in the UK.

Whether you are a beginner or expert, there will be something for everyone.

Some of the societies taking part include:

  • Anglo-Boer War Philatelic Society
  • Bechuanalands & Botswana Society
  • Cape & Natal Study Circle
  • Orange Free State Study Circle
  • Rhodesian Study Circle
  • South Africa Collectors’ Society
  • Transvaal Study Circle, and
  • GB Overprints Society (with interest in Bechuanaland and Zululand issues).



Accommodation is available at the Strawberry Bank Hotel. Facilities and plenty of bedrooms are available on the ground floor.  It is close to junction 6 of the M42, the nearest large railway station is Birmingham International, on the West Coast and London Midland lines and it is only 4.5 miles from Birmingham Airport, should you be travelling from further afield.

If you wish to stay at the hotel, the rooms will cost £80 for dinner, bed & breakfast for single occupancy, £110 for two of you. Please contact us if you are interested.

Rhodesian Study Circle

The Rhodesian Study Circle will be attending this event. More information will become available closer to the date.


The South African Collector’s Society will be holding an auction to coincide with the event.

Further auction details can be found HERE.


Details of the programme have yet to be released. However, following previous formats, Saturday will have up to six formal displays, each with a 45 minute slot available. Then on Sunday, time is given for people to bring something to show, with up to two frames and no more than 10 minutes to present.

The Bechuanaland & Botswana Society will be holding a joint display on Saturday.

The organisers welcome anyone who would like to exhibit. If you are interested in exhibiting in this unique event, please Contact Us.

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The 58th annual WESTPEX Stamp Show will be held in San Francisco, California.

Westpex is one of the premier shows in the USA and with its 300+ exhibit frames in open competition and one of the qualifying shows for the American Philatelic Society’s World Series of Philately competition.  The WESTPEX Grand Award winner is eligible to compete in the Champion of Champions competition at APS National StampShow 2018.

As a special recognition, the RSC will be one of the three featured/guest societies at the 2018 Westpex show.



The San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel is the venue for WESTPEX 2018.  If you wish to stay at the hotel please make your reservation as soon as possible to avail yourself of the WESTPEX block of rooms that are at a special show rate of $159 plus taxes per night.  Once the block is filled a higher rate will be charged.

Reservations may be made through the WESTPEX web site.  See Hotel tab or button on the Home Page.  If you call the hotel (1 650- 692-9100), you need to ask for the WESTPEX show rate.

There is a free shuttle from the SFO Airport to the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel.

For more information, visit the Westpex website.

RSC Member Exhibits

We have SMASHED our goal of 40 frames! We have 51 frames exhibiting. A fantastic achievement!

RSC members have until 28th February, 2018 to submit entries and we recommend to submit now to avoid being locked out.

If any member would like to exhibit and has recently lodged an entry form, please contact us so our Regional Representative can ensure it is promptly processed.

RSC Dinner

The RSC will be hosting a celebration dinner at Stella Alpina Osteria. A wonderful restaurant that both our Regional Representatives highly recommend. 

  • Date: 27th April, 2018
  • Time: 6.30pm – 10pm
  • Cost: USD$139.00-$149.00 for a four course dinner, wine, gratuities and taxes.
  • Location: Stell Alpina Osteria, Burlingame, located near Burlingame.

Please Contact Us if you wish to attend by 1st March, 2018. Members and spouses welcome.

RSC Members Meeting

WESTPEX will be the site of a 2018 RSC North American meeting organised by David Spivack and Colin Fraser.

Below is the schedule for presentations.


27th April, 2018 – Friday

  • 11:00-12:00 – The Arms Issues – Patrick Flanagan (South Africa)
  • 14:00-15:00 – The Revenues – Joe Ross (USA)
  • 15:00-16:00 – Collecting Postal History (Covers) from the Rhodesias over the years – Walter Herdzik 
  • 18:30-22:00 – RSC Dinner

28th April, 2018 – Saturday

  • 11:00-12:00 – The Admirals – David Spivack (USA)
  • 14:30-15:30 – South African Pioneers in WWII – Peter Thy (USA)

29th April, 2018 – Sunday

  • 10:00-11:00 – Business Meeting
  • 11:00-12:00 – Double Head Postmarks – Bob Gibbs (USA) and Sean Burke (Australia)
  • 13:00-14:00 – The Double Heads – Arnie Brickman (USA)

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