2013 Convention – Woking12th August 2014 by webspinner
Why H G Wells, you may ask? Well he lived in the area, and in his book, “The War of the Worlds” the aliens first land on a heath in Woking. Other cards show H G Wells, but this is the only one we know that shows the long legged invaders.
This was a very special event, marking the 75th Anniversary of The Cartophilic Society.
Two happy events – the Cartophilic Cup was awarded to Mr. Devaney, and Mr. G. Rogers was made a Life Member.
Sadly we heard the announcement that our West Country Branch would be closing in the near future.
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Hot on the heels of the treasure hunt which saw collectors trying to retrieve vintage packages from the depths of store shelving, here is another Transatlantic trend where people go online to watch collectors open sealed boxes. Read all about it at
The catalogue is now online (in two parts) at https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/tim-davidson/
The Hants and Surrey Club are proud to present a postal auction ending on the 12th October to members of the Cartophilic Society. The catalogue appears in full on this post. Do note the vast majority of the material offered was graded by our much m