Last updated 19 June 2021
Well here we are, steaming steadily towards our Century, for The Cartophilic Society was founded in 1938. And whilst we are starting to look forward to that happy event, we must also take some time out to remember, and to celebrate, all of those collectors, writers, researchers, and dealers who we met along the way, and who helped to make “today” possible. This landing page is actually a doorway into that amazing past, and it is full of wonderful things and amazing characters. So please step through, by clicking on any bold headline, and enjoy your journey. And if there are things you remember that we don`t seem to, do tell us at: https://card-world.co.uk/contact
C.S.G.B. & Card Collectors Archive
last updated May 15, 2021
this section tells the story of our Society, and of how we arrived here. You will find the story of the cards we collect on lots of other sites, but we believe this is the only place you will find the stories of the many people who created our hobby.
Our next work in progress, watch this space —-
Here you will find the stories of our regional branches, where local collectors used to gather together, when life was normal, to chat, share stories, and swap or buy cards. Hopefully reading of their past will keep them in our hearts until we can all meet again.
last updated 15 February 2021
this section tells of our adventures in print. It is currently under construction, and though it already includes the start of a “Card-World” cover gallery, the intention is to eventually have a list of all our magazines, and sample images of past issues.
Postal Auction Archives
last updated January 05, 2021
the links below will take you to all our past auctions. It’s a fascinating read and when completed will be invaluable for new collectors.
CSGB Postal Auction Archives – 2014
CSGB Postal Auction Archives – 2015
CSGB Postal Auction Archives – 2016
CSGB Postal Auction Archives 2017
CSGB Postal Auction Archives 2018
CSGB Postal Auction Archives 2019
P.A.565 January 2020
P.A.566 March 2020
P.A.567 May 2020
P.A.568 July 2020
P.A.570 November 2020
The Northampton Cigarette & Card Club opened their doors last month for the first time in almost two years. Not much has changed though and they are glad to say that their meetings are staying the same as before they went away, that`s the first
Breaking News - Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel "Heroes" cards have been spotted at Sainsburys by one of our roving reporters. This year the theme mixes looking after our Planet with looking after ourselves and eating healthier foods The cards a
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