Updated: 29 Sept 2014
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& WILDE CUPS 2014
Webb Cup for 2014 has been awarded to Philippe
Orsetti for his excellent Hong Kong
Fiscal Seals & Adhesives monograph on
the Circle’s website.
Wilde Cup for 2014 has been jointly awarded
Whittington and Robert
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.
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 cheque.
#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
Questions & Answers (8
#8 - New
Kong Study Circle was founded in 1951 to record and
circulate information on the philatelic and postal
history of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports. It is
UK-based 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 are the medium for reporting,
exchanging and recording information, normally submitted
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 Kong Airmails
1945-95 (by Nick Halewood). Click here for more information.
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