Forces Postal History Society (Military philatelic club)

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2015-06-26 10:58:07

The Forces Postal History Society is a philatelic organization dedicated to the study and collection of philatelic material relating to the postal history of the armed forces around the world.

About the club

The society was established in 1952 by collectors interested in all areas of armed forces postal history including the study of stamps and stationery, postmarks, prisoner-of-war mail, censorship and the organisation of military postal services

Activities

The society conducts monthly meetings, on the second Saturday of each month, at the Union Jack Club in London.

Postal auctions are conducted quarterly, and members are able to use an extensive specialist library.

They also publish a quarterly journal, and members are encouraged to submit their articles and news relating to armed forces postal history.

Key members and contact information

President - Peter High
Vice Presidents - Peter Jenkinson, Edmund Hall, Martin Lynes
Secretary - Michael Dobbs
Membership Secretary - Martin Hopkinson

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