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BTA Success at ECTP

The European Championship for Thematic Philately was held in Verona in November. BTA members who won their classes were Lawrence Fisher in the Championship Class with The Jewish Homeland: our struggle for survival, and Peter Weir in the Medicine and Sciences...

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BTA Competitions 2019

There were twelve entries at the BTA annual cometitions held at the South of England Stamp Fair, hosted by the Association of Sussex Philatelic Societies.   CHAMPIONSHIP CLASS: PREVIOUS WINNERS OF BTA COMPETITIONS Winner: Malcolm Gascoyne....

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Franceska Rapkin Memorial Bowl winner 2019

At the BTA  meeting at York Stamp Fair in July Chairman Barry Stagg presented Gary Cook with the Francesca Rapkin Memorial Bowl, awarded each year to the author of the article voted by the Committee to be best in Themescene the previous year. Gary won...

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BTA Meeting at York 20th July 2019

Displays kicked off with Mike Blackman showing umbrella and parasol manufacturers. Manufacturing of course provides the opportunity to collect much more than stamps, and Mike’s sheets included illustrated covers, postal calling cards, trade cards,...

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Success for BTA members at Stockholm and China

Five BTA members exhibited at Stockholmia, held in Stockholm in May. Particular success was had by John Davies who was awarded Gold and Best in Open Class for A Jubilee Reminiscence and Lesley Marley who was awarded Large Gold for her Thematic exhibit The...

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BTA to display at Autumn Stampex 2020

The BTA is pleased to announce that it will be the lead organisation for displays at Autumn Stampex 2020.  We anticipate a wide range of theme-based exhibits, so please save 30 September - 03 October 2020 in your diaries! The Association would like...

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BTA Meeting 13th April 2019

In the morning John Scott displayed The Evolution of the Postcard, stunning everyone with his breadth of knowledge and the material shown. The origins of postcards go back to the late eighteenth century. Although rarely used in Great Britain, on the Continent...

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