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Displaying Thematic Collections

Showing your collection

There will be members who will only collect for themselves and never consider showing their collection to other than perhaps a chosen few. Some, probably those belonging to their local stamp or postcard club, will display some of their material at members' meetings, or respond to an invitation to put on a whole meeting's display. A...

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Guidance on Pictorial Exhibiting

The following guidelines are reproduced with the kind permission of Birthe King (pictured). Thematic Philately A collection of stamps and other philatelic items that illustrate a theme. The term ‘theme’ has a dynamic meaning implying the personal elaboration by the collector, who develops a story around it. A collection consists...

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Exhibitor Step By Step Guide

See our BTA Seminar led by John Hayward, previous President of the BTA (opens in pdf)...

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Forthcoming Exhibitions

NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS AND FAIRS 2018 20 - 21 July. York Stamp Fair. York Racecourse. 12 - 15 Sept. Autumn Stampex. Business Design Centre, London. This will be the last opportunity in the UK to qualify for London 2020 Special displays by the Forces Postal History Society and the Civil Censorship Society to mark the centenary of the...

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Rules and Guidance: links to useful sites

Click here for ABPS publications: Guidance Note on Thematic Exhibiting; Guidance Note for Exhibiting Picture Postcards; Exhibiting Picture Postcards: Some Practical Hints. Click here for guidance from the F.I.P. Thematic Commission What is Thematic Philately? [Click on 'Beginners' Pages' on the left-hand menu]...

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Examples of Exhibits: BTA Competitions

BTA members who have entered either the John Fosbery Trophy for Open Philately, the BTA Cup for Thematic Philately or the Brian Sole Trophy for Postcards are invited to send in good quality scans of their entries to put on our website. Thematic Philately Alfred Nobel and his Legacy Grace Davies (2017) Open Philately The...

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Examples of Exhibits: National and International

Entries exhibited at Stampex The Dove and the Olive Branch. Grace Davies (2016) Links to examples of national and international exhibits. Please note the BTA is not responsible for the content of external sites, and we do not hold a view on the marks given. Sites with multiple exhibits FIP Thematic Commission. Click on "Exemplary...

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