Dates for Your Diary

Member Meeting dates for 2023

Please note that all meetings commence at 11.00am at the Royal Philatelic Society London, Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW unless otherwise stated. Tea/Coffee is available from 10.30am in the Members’ Lounge. Prior to the business of the day there is usually a 50+ lot room auction. If you wish to bring a few items for auction please contact Gerald Marriner at

8th July 2023: Annual General Meeting. Gerald Marriner will also be providing a main display on Channel Islands postage dues.

16th September 2023: Members’ Meeting. Theme: Early Channel Islands Postal History.

25th November 2023: Letters T, U and/or V (this is carried over from the cancelled November 2022 meeting).

Member Meeting dates for 2024

10th February 2024: Members’ Competition Day

6th July 2024: Annual General Meeting followed by Room Auction and members’ displays

Joint CISS/Royal Philatelic Society meetings, Guernsey 2023

John Triggs has kindly forwarded the dates for the joint C.I.S.S. and Royal Philatelic Society London (R.P.S.L.) members’ meetings for 2023. Meetings are held at Les Rocquettes Hotel, Les Gravees, St Peter Port, Guernsey. All C.I.S.S. or R.P.S.L. members are welcome to any of the meetings. Please contact John Triggs for further details if you are attending either by telephone: 01481 725847 or email:

Dates are as follows:

28th July 2023

29th September 2023

24th November 2023


The C.I.S.S. will be present at MIDPEX 2023, which is held at the Warwickshire Events Centre near Royal Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN. The event runs from 10.00 – 16.00. Come and say hello.

Members′ Displays elsewhere.

Members regularly give displays all over the country, and occasionally overseas. Please let us have details, including the title/topic of the talk, venue, the society/club being visited, and the date and time of the talk, so they can be publicized here and on the NEWS page of the website.

1st July 2023: Richard Flemming displaying 180 sheets of Channel Islands Postal History to the Redditch Philatelic Society.

24th October 2023 David Winnie will be displaying “The Bailiwick of Guernsey” to Warminster Philatelic Society.

Alan Whittaker will be providing displays/talks on the following dates to the following societies on Channel Islands material:

6th July 2023 to the Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society in Southampton.

5th December 2023 to Southampton & District Philatelic Society.

13th February 2024 to Ringwood Philatelic Society.

Doug McGill, C.I.S.S. member from the U.S.A has had his display titled “Maritime Moveable Box Mail Under the Anglo-French Postal Conventions” accepted for the IBRA Essen Philatelic Conference from the 25 – 28th May 2023. Good luck Doug.