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ROYAL PHILATELIC SOCIETY LONDON

2018 sees the Fortieth Anniversary of the founding of the East Africa Study Circle on 21st October 1978. Amongst those attending that meeting were Bill Colley, Ben d’Souza and Bob Kingsley Holmes, to this day amongst our most active and supportive attenders at the Union Jack Club. Also present was our Honorary Life President John Minns who has contributed so much to the Circle and to the philately of East Africa.
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Thursday 15th February 2018 our Study Circle had the rare privilege of being invited to display at the Royal Philatelic Society London. during the event over 200 RPSL and EASC members attended and enjoyed the once in a lifetime opportunity of viewing in a single exhibition an exceptional and wide-ranging display of East African Stamps and Postal History.

The display featured twenty-three contributions from fifteen members and guest contributor Patrick Maselis, the President of the Royal Philatelic Society, through whose kindness this event has been made possible.

It was marvelous to see some new faces and and we all enjoyed a warm and friendly welcome at 41 Devonshire Place. Thanks are owed to the sub-committee for a great deal of hard work over the last twelve months.

East Africa Study Circle
A display to
THE ROYAL PHILATELIC SOCIETY LONDON
15TH FEBRUARY 2018
Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the
East Africa Study Circle

Early Zanzibar 1856-1887, Frame 1
The Lado Enclave, Frame 2
DOA Forerunners 1888-1893 (including Lamu and Zanzibar), Frames 3-6
Survey, Construction & Early Operation of Uganda Railway, Frames 7-8
The Missionary Stamps of Uganda 1895-99, Frames 9-12
The Early External Posts of Uganda 1876-1902, Frame 13
British East Africa 1886-1903, Frames 14-17
British East Africa Covers from 1890, Frames 18-19
Zanzibar: Artist’s Sketch, Essays and Proofs, Frame 20
The Zanzibar Provisionals 1895-96: A Plating Study, Frame 21
Zanzibar: French Post Office, Frame 22
German East Africa - the Watermarked Issue, Frames 22-26
World War One: Tombeur Issues, Frame 27
Zanzibar Mails – WWI, Frames 28-31
1919 Surcharged ‘4 cents’ on 6c Scarlet, Frame 32
Kenya Postage Due 1890-2000, Frames 33-35
East African Airmails until 1939, Frames 36-38
Tanganyika Maritime and Lacustrine Mail, Frames 39-41
Polish Evacuees in Tanganyika – World War Two, Frames 42
East African Postal Stationery from 1891 to Independence, Frames 43-45
King George VI Definitive Issue, Frames 46-47
Zanzibar: January and February 1964, Frame 48
Post Independence Kenya, Frames 49-52