2018 Convention – Kings Lynn9th August 2018 by webspinner
And a very warm Norfolk welcome back to the convention; it was ten years ago that we were down this way, in Norwich.
This year, hundreds of card collectors from all over the globe are heading for Kings Lynn. After searching the breadth of East Anglia, we found “Lynnsport” a leisure complex run by Alive Leisure, with the usual easy level access for all visitors, catering facilities and car parks, plus great transport links.
The convention will be open Saturday and Sunday. Special this year the local branches have agreed to provide free valuations to the general public and advice on any cards that their family collected in the past, or that were found in attics etc.
We can say branches because this year two are co-hosting; The East Anglian Cigarette Card Club, based at Diss, and The Lincolnshire Branch based in Boston. Their websites are:
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