Publications (see Publications page)
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British West Indies Study Circle
We promote interest in and the study of the STAMPS and POSTAL HISTORY
of the islands that comprise the BRITISH WEST INDIES
and in addition Bermuda, British Guiana (Guyana) and British Honduras (Belize) and the
Postal History and Markings of other British interests in the Caribbean, and Central or South America.
We hold regular meetings including a week-
have a Study Circle Library, publish a Quarterly Bulletin (in colour) and actively publish Books & Monographs.
Anguilla: 'ANGUILLA/ROAD' T.R.D.
29mm. diameter single circle used from 1928 until 1931 on a airmail cover dated 15th July, 1930 sent via St.Kitts on 17th July, 1930. Flown from Antigua on 19th July, 1930 to St. Thomas arriving same day and arrived Tortola on 22nd January, 1930 Returned from Tortola on 28th July, 1930 back to Anguilla. Re-
Antigua: 10 June, 1864.
Cover prepaid at the 1863 rate by Antiguan adhesives.
Rated 1s.0d. -
Adhesives cancelled A02 at St. John's.
Backstamped "ANTIGUA" on JU 10/64".
Handstamped "LONDON/PAID" on JU 28/ 4"
Backstamped EDINBURGH" on "JU 28/64".
Bahamas: The Queen's Staircase Issue -
Earliest known cover. Toronto duplex cancelled 'Oct 12 1916' and backstamped '18 Oct 1916' on arrival in Nassau.
Barbados: Bootheel Cancel
Officer's Letters from Staff Surgeon Major Poole
June 1868 6d Concessionary Rate
— St Michael GPO 1
Bermuda: Docks Issue
British Guiana: Ship type
Corner marginal block of 8
showingfour different types (B, C, D, E)
British Honduras: 1899 Revenue overprint
Top row ovpt 12mm
Lower row ovpt 11 mm
Cayman Islands: Jamaica adhesive used.
Local cover with Stake Bay TRD
1883 cover to the UK with twelve ½ red bisects paying the 6d rate (4d packet plus 2d registration)
Grenada: 1903 De La Rue Essays
June and September essays with different vignette designs
Inverted frame variety
Leeward Islands: Fees adhesives on indenture
Montserrat: Horseshoe handstamp.
9 Jan 1805 cover to London
St Kitts: 1922 Essay
St Lucia: Express Special Delivery
1948 registered cover to USA with AR (avis de Reception)
Tobago: 1838 cover with Fleuron cancellation
Trinidad: Dead Letter Office
Much travelled 1939 cover with Trinidad postage Due
St Vincent: 5 Pence on 4d
1881 2½ overprint
Virgin Islands (British): 1867 issue
Missing Virgin variety
September Bulletin now online -
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The Tudway Letters published -
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Antigua – The Stamps And Postal History
Charles Freeland FRPSL and John Jordan
£37 (£4 member discount)
The Airmails of Trinidad and Tobago
by Ron Wike
£18 (£2 member discount)
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