British West Indies Study Circle


Seminar on West Indies Philately and Postal History

Wednesday, 1st June, 2016 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center,
New York City, i
n association with the 2016 New York International Postage Stamp Exhibition

10:00   Welcome and introduction by Charles Freeland (Moderator)

10:15-10:45  “Barbados Postal History 1656-1881” by Stefan Heijtz (Sweden)

10:45-11:15 “Blockade Runners from the US Civil War Period” by Steve Walske (USA)  


11:15-11:45  “British Guiana – the classic domestic issues, 1850-1860”  by Simon Greenwood (UK)


11:45-12:15  “British Guiana – the surface printed issues 1876-1921”  by Peter Ford (Spain)

12:15-12:45  “The Postal Stationery of the British West Indies”    by Wayne Menuz (USA)

12.45-1:45  Lunch available at the venue

1:45-2:15  “A special presentation”    convened by Richard Maisel (USA)  

2:15-2:45  “The 1935 Silver Jubilee Issue stamps”    by Gary Loew (USA)

2:45-3:15    “The War Tax in the West Indies”    by Peter Elias (USA)


3:15-3:45   “Dominica” by Simon Richards (UK)

3:45-4:15      “Bermuda Rarities and their History” by David Cordon (Bermuda)   

4:15-4:45  Closing comments by Moderator and discussion

7:30             No host dinner; Speaker Richard Maisel (USA)