Mid Anglia Philatelic Federation of Philatelic Societies, Stamps, stamp collecting collectors philately in the UK and GB, mail, postage, postal, ABPS, NPS MAPF Mid Anglia Philatelic Federation of Philatelic Societies Welcome This site provides details of the activities in the area History Past Competitions Structure the organisation Find a Society Services Club Programmes Speakers List For society Hon. Secs. Federation Judges Competitions Rules New Guidelines Entry Form Some suggestions on: Treatment (pdf 2.1mb) Traditional Philately (pdf 1.8mb) The Introductory Page (0.8 mb) Presentation (1.8mb) New Autumn Stampex 2015 Traditional Seminar (pdf 2.1mb) Articles (5) New Exhibits Do you have one to submit? On Line Displays video The Night Mail What's On Email the MAPF Hon. Secretary Site Navigation Please be Patient. There may be a pdf download Useful Links ABPS inc. ABPS News BPMA British Library Philatelic Collections The Royal Philatelic Society London The National Philatelic Society Philatelic Traders Society FEPA Collectors Club of Chicago Ask a Philatelic Question Featured Items Federation Events and News 8 July Midpex Exhibition and Fair info Interested in Postal Stationery? Newsletter here further details 01480 468037 Collectors Club of Chicago This is a source of much information for the collector and includes downloadable books and collections to view Robertson Revisited. Free download via the RPSL website. http://www.rpsl.org.uk/subscriber/Shop/tabid/104/product/45/Default.aspx Have you ever wondered what's really there on a stamp or cover? Retroreveal may have the answer. See Paul Wreglesworth's article with acknowledgment to Kiwi the Journal of the the New Zealand Society of Great Britain Simon Kelly writes: Can I also recommend Gimp - freely available and most useful for 'cleaning' stamps from postmarks, restoring oblique photographs of postcards or notices to rectangular form and reducing extreme perspective views, amongst many other uses New Federation Level Judges We are pleased to announce that the following are fully accredited to ABPS: Congratulations to Richard Berry, Adrian Boggust, John Davies, Alan Druce, Bob Hill, Richard Husband, Jon Higgins, Mike Kentzer, Paul Leonard, Richard Moss, Simon Kelly, Rob Lester, Richard Page, John Spencer and Paul Wreglesworth. Other accredited judges are listed here Tempsford Meeting Report Here War Declared New items added as available. Contributions welcomed ABPS supports Mid Anglia Competitions Day more Treatment in Tradition Philately Competitions more (pdf 2.1mb) Articles: Origins of the Post (pdf 3.6mb); Map Stamps: The Galapagos Islands; Socks from Fiji Postal History Authors Wanted The Stuart Rossiter Trust (other forms of support available) What are the Competitive International Classes then click on FIP Organisation & then Commissions A Guide to Philatelic Research - David Beech, Past Curator British Library, Philatelic Collections Stamp Active for the younger collector Unusual locations 1: A kilo of tomatoes and a packet of stamp hinges. Hitchin, Herts Night Mail Film MAPF Latest Newsletter older verions Articles in the March edition Competitions and Federation Day. North Borneo. Programme and Fair Diary MAPF Annual Competitions Results: Saturday 25 June 2016 here MAPF President Bill Gibb (r) presents the Millenium Shield to Peter Morton as representative for Cambridge Society who scored the most points in the 9 sheet exhibition. Back to top Note: The Federation does not buy or sell stamps, etc.