Updated: 31 Aug 2014
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& WILDE CUPS 2014
The Webb Cup for 2014 has been awarded to Philippe Orsetti for his excellent Hong Kong Fiscal Seals & Adhesives monograph on the Circle’s website.
The Wilde Cup for 2014 has been jointly awarded to Richard Whittington and Robert Schneider.
Their entries were, respectively, the earliest known Kowloon Branch
Post Office type B datestamp (Jn. 370/2), and the earliest known
incoming cover to Hainan Island and the only known early incoming mail
from Italy to China/Hong Kong via Malta (Jn. 370/4).
Hong Kong Philatelic Society Journal Offer
am moving office in mid-July. Unfortunately,
the new office is smaller
than the current one and therefore, I have to
get rid of most HKPS
journals stored in my office since 1998. I
have all numbers from #1
(reprint) to #18 (2014) except #3 (a flood in
the previous storage
place damaged over 200 copies). Total
17 journals. HKPS would like to give them away
for FREE but overseas
members need to pay postage which amounts to
USD50 (GBP30) for surface
mail and USD80 (GBP50) for airmail. US
members can pay me by
paypal and UK members can pay me by sterling
#1 (reprint), Journal #2 to #18 except #3.
Total of 17 books.
The books will be sent by surface or air
parcel post. Total weight
See here: http://www.hkpsoc.com/HKPSJN/HKPSJ.htm
Kong members can collect them at
Andrew Cheung's office, please contact him
for pick up arrangement.
need to pay postage:
Surface mail: USD50 / GBP30
Airmail: USD80 / GBP50
can be made by Paypal to:
by a sterling cheque payable to 'Andrew
& Answers (7 items)
#4 - Answered
Kong Study Circle was
founded in 1951 to record and circulate information on
and postal history of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports. It
and regular meetings are held in London. Provincial
meetings are also
held from time to time. Overseas meetings are a feature
as well and are
arranged as opportunities arise.
world-wide and is
linked by the Journal plus the Newsletter, which
for reporting, exchanging and recording information,
by members. The Journal has been published continuously
since 1951 and
is issued quarterly free to members.
to time specialized
handbooks are published by the HKSC, the most recent
being two volumes,
Hong Kong Airmails 1924-41 (by Duncan Crewe), and Hong
1945-95 (by Nick Halewood). Click here for more
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