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Edition Date Contents
262 2019 Sep
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • Book Review, Postal Stationery Newspaper Catalogue by Jan Kosniowski by Dingle Smith
  • British Honduras, The Enigmatic San Estevan Triple-circle Temporary Rubber Datestamp by John Swales
  • Grenada, A Book About Grenada Philately by Tim Pearce
  • Jamaica, The First Stamped Postcards of Jamaica: the New Zealand Connection by Dingle Smith
  • Jamaica, The TRDs Part IV by David Horry
  • Jamaica, King George VI Plate Flaw by George Dunbar
  • Leeward Islands, Stamps Wanted by Sir Geoffrey Palmer
  • Trinidad & Tobago, Tobago Post Offices by Ian Potter
  • Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad1916 Red Cross Overprint by Ed Barrow
  • Turks Islands, The 1881 Overprints by Andy Hearn
  • Auction update by Graham Booth
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
261 2019 Jun
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • Minutes of the 65th annual general meeting of the BWISC
  • BWISC Auction 2019
  • BWI, The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. (1) Part 2 by Michael Oliver
  • Book review, Bahamas Stamps and Postal Stationery to 1970 by David Wilson
  • Barbados, The Barbados Quadrisect by Richard Stupples
  • Grenada, A book about Grenada Philately (continued from Bulletin 260) by Tim Pearce
  • Leeward Islands, Edward VII 1902 Crown CA Printings, a clarification by Peter Fernbank
  • St. Lucia 4 September 1916 registered Cover by Alister Kinnon
  • Trinidad & Tobago, Money Order Service by Michael Rego
  • Guidelines For Contributors To The Bulletin by Editor
  • Auction update by Graham Booth
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
260 2019 Mar
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • BWISC Auction 2019, Nevis (Progress) Plate proofs by Nigel Chandler
  • Around the Caribbean 7 by Michael Hamilton
  • BWI, The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. (1) by Michael Oliver
  • Barbados, Parallel lines on the 1925 1s stamps BY Patricia Capill
  • Grenada, A book about Grenada Philately (continued from Bulletin 260) by Tim Pearce
  • Jamaica, The Enduring Myth of the Temporary Rubber Datestamps of Jamaica, part II. by David Horry
  • Jamaica, TRD's by Simon Goldblatt
  • Leeward Islands, Edward VII 1902 Crown CA Printings by Peter Fernbank
  • St. Christopher: Request for information by Julian Waldron
  • St. Vincent Handbook 1899–1965. Amendments, corrections, additions and by Roy Bond and Russell Boylan
  • Auction update by Graham Booth
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
259 2018 Dec
  • Around the Caribbean 6 by Michael Hamilton
  • BWI, The Lady Somers by Bruce Walker
  • BWI, Request for information by Stephen King
  • BWI, University Colleg by Richard Moss
  • Bahamas, 'Around the Caribbean 5' Response by Michael Medlicott
  • Barbados, Plate Numbers of the 1925–35 Badge Definitives follow-up by Michael Medlicott
  • Barbados, Stamps Wanted by Sir Geoffrey Palmer
  • British Honduras, The interesting tale of a cover to Labö near Kiel. by Nigel Chandler
  • Grenada, A book about Grenada Philately (continued from Bulletin 257) by Tim Pearce
  • Jamaica, The Enduring Myth of the Temporary Rubber Datestamps of Jamaica, part II. by David Horry
  • Jamaica, LCC Nicholson – My Philatelic Hero by Steve Jarvis
  • St. Vincent Handbook 1899–1965. Amendments, corrections, additions and footnotes by Roy Bond and Russell Boylan
  • Auction update by Graham Booth
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
258 2018 Sep
  • Around the Caribbean 5 by Michael Hamilton
  • Antigua, English Harbour MS cancel? by John Jordan
  • Barbados, The Plate Numbers of the 1925–35 Badge Definitives by Patricia Capill
  • Cayman Islands, 3 May 2018: Captain James Podger FRPSL – Cayman Islands by Simon Richards
  • Jamaica, The Enduring Myth of the Temporary Rubber Datestamps of Jamaica, part 1 by David Horry
  • St Vincent, The Saint Vincent forgeries of Plácido Ramón de Torres, Tracing a Spanish forger’s footprints by Peter Elias & Gerhard Lang-Valchs
  • St Vincent, Review by David Horry
  • Auction Report by Graham Booth
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports by
257 2018 Jun
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • Minutes of the 64th Annual General Meeting of the BWISC
    BWISC Auction 2018
  • Around the Caribbean 4 by Michael Hamilton
  • British Guiana Postmark Update by John Wilson
  • British Honduras First record of an ‘R’ in oval registration handstamp from Stann Creek by John Swales
  • British Virgin Islands, Exchanging Invalidated Stamps by Bruce Stewart
  • Cayman Islands, The KGV 3d purple on yellow (SG45) by Peter Fernbank
  • Grenada, A book about Grenada Philately (continued from Bulletin 256) by Tim Pearce
  • Jamaica, The International Human Rights Year proposed issue of 1968 by Barry Evans
  • Nevis. The De La Rue Key Plates on Cover by Michael Medlicott
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
256 2018 Mar
  • Programme of Events & Information  
  • BWISC Website Update by Steve Jarvis  
  • Around the Caribbean 3 by Michael Hamilton  
  • Antigua and Barbuda, New Developments at the National Archive by Rod Vousden  
  • Antigua and Barbuda, Barbuda under the censor by Simon Goldblatt and John Jordan  
  • Barbados, The 1921 Small Badge plate numbers – an update by Patricia Capill and Michael Medlicott  
  • British Guiana, The D8 Specimen Overprint Anomaly by Richard Maisel  
  • Cayman Islands, Censored Handstamps by Graham Booth  
  • Grenada, A book about Grenada Philately by Tim Pearce  
  • Grenada, Perkins Bacon First Surface Printed Postal Stationery by Simon Richards  
  • Leeward Islands, The missing (almost) printing of the KGV 1s definitive by Peter Brooks  
  • St.Vincent, ‘St. Vincent 1899–1965 by Freeland, Bond & Boylan’ Addenda et Corrigenda by Michael Medlicott  
  • Trinidad, A somewhat more than unusual cover to Trinidad by Nigel Chandler  
  • Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago definitives 1935 on by Peter Ford  
  • Auction Update by Graham Booth  
  • Articles of BWI interest in other journals 2017  
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
255 2017 Dec
  • Programme of Events & Information 
  • Convention report by George Dunbar 
  • Convention photographs by Nigel Chandler 
  • BWI Selfridges Stamp Department 1936 – 1939 by David Horry 
  • Report on the Royal Philatelic Society London Display of Bahamas, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands from the Royal Philatelic Collection by Steve Jarvis 
  • The KEVII Imperium Style Key Plate Issues by Peter Fernbank 
  • Around the Caribbean 2 by Michael Hamilton 
  • Antigua, English Harbour by Michael Medlicott 
  • Mr A W Morley and the Marshall family by Bruce Stewart 
  • Barbados,The 1921 Small Badge plate numbers by Patricia Capill 
  • British Honduras postal markings by Kevin May 
  • Book Review: St. Vincent 1899–1965 by Charles Freeland FRPSL, Roy Bond and Russell Boylan by Terry Harrison 
  • Auction Update by Graham Booth 
  • Book Review: The Riddle of the ‘Registered’ Ovals of Jamaica and Trinidad 1949–1962 by David Horry FRPSL by Ian Jakes 
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports  
254 2017 Sep
  • Programme of Events & Information  
  • Charles Freeland obituary
  • BWI Octagonal Censor Handstamps by Raymond Murphy
  • Around the Caribbean by Michael Hamilton
  • Antigua, Sherring Covers  by Michael Oliver
  • British Guiana, Catching a Code by Simon Goldblatt
  • British Guiana, A note on the 1852 issue, an alternative approach to identifying Types A and B by Richard Maisel
  • British Honduras, A Postmark Update by Simon Goldblatt
  • Dominica, Postal Service by Michael Rego
  • Trinidad, In Search of Ink. The ‘Registered’ Ovals 1949─1960 by David Horry
  • Turks Islands, Overprints and the ‘Dodgy Bars’! by Andy Hearn
  • Auction Update by Graham Booth
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports  
253 2017 Jun
  • Programme of Events & Information  
  • Chairman’s Message by Graham Booth
  • BWISC Auction 2017 – Sales of the unexpected  
  • Reflections on the BWI collectors market by Charles Freeland
  • Antigua, English Harbour and the Sherring Covers by John Jordan
  • Barbados, Unrecorded Censor Mark by Richard Stupples
  • Barbados, The transition from flat-bed to curved recess plates during the 1925─35 definitive period by Patricia Capill
  • Jamaica, KGVI ½d (SG121) flaw by Peter Ford
  • Jamaica, Hectors River Docket by David Horry
  • St. Vincent, Motor Car Mail and Passenger Service by Michael Rego
  • Trinidad, Two intriguing Trinidad mysteries by Edward Barrow
  • Auction Update by Graham Booth
  • Minutes of the 63rd annual general meeting of the BWISC     
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports  
252 2017 Mar
  • Programme of Events & Information  
  • Revenue Stamps of the BWI - A display by Michael Medlicott to the RPSL by Simon Goldblatt
  • Used in Greenock BWI by Kenneth Gordon
  • Barbados, 1925 1s Transfer Roller Flaw – an Earlier State by Patricia Capill
  • Emendations to Edward Proud’s The Postal History of British Honduras (1999)  by John Swales
  • Jamaica, The Samuel J5 Local Specimen Overprint: by Ian Jakes
  • Jamaica, St. Margaret’s Bay TRD Updated by Keith Moh
  • Leeward Islands, Edward VII 1902 Specimens by Peter Brooks
  • Leeward Islands, Unrecorded GV Flaw on Die II 2½d Bright Blue SG 67 by Peter Fernbank
  • Montserrat, Display to the Christchurch Philatelic Society by Mike Smith
  • Trinidad, Manuscript Cancel  by Edward Barrow
  • Trinidad Water Riot, 1903 ─ 3rd Lancashire Fusiliers by Michael Rego
  • Two Intriguing Trinidad Mysteries by David Watson
  • Articles of BWI interest in other journals 2016
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
251 2016 Dec
  • Programme of Events & Information  
  • Antigua, 1887 2½d Ultramarine, Flaw at Position 25 (5/1) by Peter Brooks
  • Barbados, Transfer Roller Flaw on the 1925 George V 1s Value by Patricia Capill
  • Barbados, Unrecorded Forged Postmark by Richard Stupples
  • Bermuda, The 1920 2½d Ship Type of Bermuda, State E by Sir Geoffrey Palmer
  • British Guiana, Trusting Instinct ─ Right or Wrong by Simon Goldblatt
  • Jamaica, The Samuel J5 Local Specimen Overprint ‘Unloved and Unwanted’ ─ Swarbrick by Ian Jakes
  • Leeward Is., Previously unrecorded GV Flaw on Die II 2½d Bright Blue by Bruce Stewart
  • Montserrat, A 1958 Cover with an Unlisted Registration Label by Klaus Hahn
  • Trinidad, Orinoco Line, part 3 by Mike Rego
  • Trinidad & Tobago, Revenue Stamps by Edward Barrow
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
250 2016 Sep
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • Michael Hellings, Obituary by Simon Goldblatt
  • World Stamp Show, New York, postmortem by Charles Freeland
  • Book Review, UPU Specimen stamps 1878─1961 by Charles Freeland
  • BWI, Jamaica and Trinidad updates by David Horry
  • British Guiana postal stationery card by Trevor Buckell
  • St. Vincent, request for assistance by Charles Freeland
  • Trinidad, Orinoco Line, part 2 Mby ike Rego
  • Trinidad & Tobago Postage Dues by Edward Barrow
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
249 2016 Jun
  • ·         Programme of Events & Information  
  • Auction report 2016 by Simon Goldblatt
  • BWI, Response to request for help regarding Shipping Lines and Routes by Ian Jakes
  • Antigua, Book review by Peter Brooks
  • Bermuda, Report on David Pitts display to the RPSL by Charles Freeland
  • Bahamas, QV One Shilling Green with Manuscript ‘SPECIMEN’ by Peter Fernbank
  • Jamaica, Lorrimers ‘Registered’ oval 1950 Dby avid Horry
  • Minutes of the 62ND Annual General Meeting      
  • Leeward Islands, postmark usage by Bruce Stewart  
  • St. Lucia, Book review by Alister Kinnon
  • Catalogue Review, Northern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda  
  • Trinidad, Orinoco Line by Mike Rego
  • Turks & Caicos Islands, Stamps or advertisements by Andy Hearn
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports  
248 2016 Mar
  • Programme of Events & Information  
  • FIP exhibition, Javits Centre, New York, 28 May to 4 June 2016
  • In Memoriam. (Michel Forand, Graham Cooper, Francis Kiddle) by  Charles Freeland
  • BWI, Request for help regarding Shipping Lines and Routes by Michael Oliver
  • Antigua, Earliest use of KGV small seal. by John Jordan
  • Bahamas, Notes and queries on Bahamas One Shilling Green 1863─1898 by Simon Kelly
  • Barbados, Bootheels and so on by Simon Goldblatt
  • British Guiana, Mail lost in 1884 bySteve Jarvis
  • St. Vincent, Mustique Company Local Carriage Service Mint Sheetlets by Michael Hamilton  
  • Catalogue Review, Windward Islands & Barbados.
  • Trinidad Stamps used at Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela by Daan Berkhout
  • Trinidad Royal Gazettes by Mike Rego
  • Trinidad & Tobago – 1957 Post Office Report by Mike Rego
  • Turks & Caicos Islands printed censor D43 label by Raymond Murphy
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Articles of BWI interest in other journals.     
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports.  
247 2015 Dec
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • Convention 2015
  • From the Publications Officer - Peter Ford
  • Two pages from Peter Ford’s display of King George V stamps and proofs
  • Two pages from Simon Richards display of Dominica
  • Bahamas Airmail Rate - Keith Hanman
  • Barbados Postage Dues – New Finds  - Michael Medlicott
  • Bermuda, Identification & Pricing of K1, K3 and K4 Numeral Cancellations - Michael Hamilton
  • The Rediscovery of a 1617 letter from Bermuda - Arthur H. Groten
  • Bermuda Postal History, request for assistance - Arthur H. Groten
  • British Guiana King George VI Booklet   - Michael Medlicott
  • Guyana Annai Handstamp - Ernst Schlunegger
  • British Honduras Roatan Revisited - Ian Matheson
  • Nevis, The Engraved Dies For The Nevis Medicinal Spring Stamps - Ian Jakes
  • St. Lucia to 188- 5, Part 2 - Charles Freeland & Geoff Kellow RDP
  • Auction Update Charles Freeland
246 2015 Sept
  • Programme of Events & Information  
  • The British Ship Letter Rate & The Master’s Gratuity by Graham Booth
  • Antigua, Perkins, Bacon 6d Design, a Response by Richard Ashton
  • Antigua Handbook by Charles Freeland
  • British Guiana 1871 Official 8c rose by Mark Taylor
  • Bermuda, Identification & Pricing of K1, K3 and K4 Numeral Cancellations by Michael Hamilton
  • Nevis, The 1882 Nevis Postal Fiscals, Bath House Revisited by Ian Jakes
  • St. Lucia to 1885 by Charles Freeland & Geoff Kellow RDP
  • Turks & Caicos Islands, Slogan Cachet by Peter Marshall
  • BWISC Auction 2015 – Unsold Offers  
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
245 2015 Jun
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • Obituary, Simon Andrews by Simon Goldblatt
  • Antigua, Perkins, Bacon 6d Design by Charles Freeland
  • Barbados, The De La Rue Britannias 1875–82 by  Michael Medlicott
  • Barbados, Bootheel cancellations on imperforate Britannia issues by John Riggall
  • Barbados 1d scarlet SG:231ax by  Derek Townsend
  • British Guiana, BWISC Vice President Attends Stamp Exhibition in Guyana by Ann Wood
  • British Guiana, Guyanan Travelogue by Simon Goldblatt
  • Jamaica, Railway TPO Cancellation Type 2 by  Steve Jarvis
  • BWISC Auction Report by Simon Goldblatt
  • BWISC Auction Results
  • BWISC Auction 2015 – Unsold Offers / Order Form
  • Jamaica, The W. Reginald Bray Cover that fooled the British, the Jamaican and the American Postal Authorities by Michael Hamilton
  • Jamaica KGVI 3d Registration 1½d Postage PSRE with Double Embossing, one Albino by Michael Hamilton
  • Incoming Mail to Jamaica from the Falkland Islands by Sir Geoffrey Palmer
  • Nevis Book Review by Bill Gibb
  • Minutes of the 61st Annual General Meeting of the BWISC
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
244 2015 Mar
  • President’s Message by Charles Freeland
  • Diamond Jubilee Exhibition at RPSL by David Horry
  • BWI The Imperium essays, Part 2 by Michael Oliver
  • Bahamas Specimen error on 1919 War Tax Issue by Peter Fernbank
  • H.M.S. Leviathan, Barbados, 1911 by James Podger
  • Jamaica, errata Editor
  • Jamaica Transit Mail with Columbia Fleuron by Simon Richards
  • A New Jamaica Tax Marking (a follow up) by George Dunbar
  • Leeward Islands Queen Victoria Essays by Sir Geoffrey Palmer
  • Montserrat circular date stamp D8 by Peter Tribe
  • St. Lucia a British Field Post Office by Guy Kilburn
  • St. Lucia duty plate ‘F for E’ flaw by Charles Freeland
  • St. Vincent 2½ PENCE on ONE PENNY, error by Russell Boylan
  • Tobago Revenue by Michael Medlicott
  • Trinidad, The 1914 Red Cross Label (a second addendum)  by Ian Jakes
  • Trinidad Revenues by Michael Medlicott
  • Articles of BWI interest in other Journals
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
243 2014 Dec
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • BWI The Imperium Essays, Part 1 by Michael Oliver
  • Jamaica, Montpelier PA Hanover by David Horry
  • Jamaica, Newly Recorded Marks of Falmouth and Siloah by Anthony Wilkinson
  • Diamond Jubilee
  • St. Vincent, Discovery by Wolfgang Fuchs of red ink GB/40c Used at Biabou by Michael Hamilton
  • Trinidad, The 1914 Red Cross Label (an addendum) by Ed Barrow
  • Turks Islands, Auction 43 – A sneak preview by Simon Goldblatt
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
242 2014 Sep
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • W. Danforth Walker, RDP.
  • Barbados, Introduction of compulsory prepayment of postage by Stefan Heijtz, Fitz Roett & Edmund Bayley
  • Bermuda – The David R Pitts FRPSL large Gold Medal collection
  • Dominica Overprint Spacings by Charles Freeland
  • Jamaica a new tax marking by Keith Moh
  • Jamaica used abroad by Michael Hamilton
  • St. Vincent the 6d stamps 1861–1866 by Charles Freeland
  • Tobago April 1883 2½d on 6d overprint by Charles Freeland
  • Trinidad, Reallocated ‘18’ Numeral by Edward Barrow
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
241 2014 Jun
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • Publications Report by Peter Ford
  • De La Rue’s Early Curved Recess Plates by Peter Fernbank
  • Barbados Unrecorded Straightline Mark by Charles Freeland
  • Minutes of the 60th Annual General Meeting of the BWISC
  • Diamond Jubilee Auction Report
  • Diamond Jubilee Auction Unsold Offers
  • Planning for 2030 (This is not a Requiem) by Simon Goldblatt
  • St. Christopher (Part 2) by Geoff Kellow and Charles Freeland
  • Trinidad and Tobago by Peter Ford
  • Book Review: Tobago, The Philatelic Story of a Small Island by David Druett
  • St. Lucia 1891 and 1892 overprints by John Roberts
  • Auction Update by Steve Jarvis, Ray Stanton and Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports
240 2014 Mar
  • Programme of Events & Information
  • President’s Message by Charles Freeland
  • Henry Frank Deakin by Charles Freeland
  • Disposals, Donations and other Dispositions by Simon Goldblatt
  • Where was the postmaster? By Daan Berkhout
  • Antigua, Forgotten Snippets by Simon Goldblatt
  • Book Review: Barbados the Britannia Issues by Richard Stupples
  • Barbados, Introduction of compulsory prepayment of postage by Edmund Bayley
  • British Guiana, Imperf between stamp and margin  by Charles Freeland
  • Book Review: British Guiana, the Provisionals of 1882 by Ernst Schlunegger
  • British Honduras, Convention Formal Display by Simon Greenwood
  • 1953 Coronation Plate Numbers by  Steve Jarvis
  • Leeward Islands, The ‘Dropped R’ on the Leewards KEVII 1s by Peter Brooks
  • St. Christopher by Geoff Kellow and Charles Freeland
  • Articles of BWI interest in other Journals 2013
  • Auction Update by Charles Freeland
  • Membership, Web-Master’s & Editor’s Reports