Founded as the Cape Town Philatelic and Exchange Club on 3rd May, 1911; we became the Royal in August, 1953.
Newsletter 6:July-August All Members showed a wonderful variety of interesting and rare items; Hugh Amoore's SA and RSA postal rates. Also: an extremely useful appendix on stamp collections and estate planning.
Newsletter 2:February Read 'Accountancy on Mail from the G of GH'. Hugh Amoore (our editor) invites a debate on these fascinating markings. The newsletter includes summaries of recent exhibits with many pictures of many wonderful items.
Newsletter 5:May-June Volker Janssen's Cape of Good Hope; Malcolm Suttell'sBritish Postal History from the time of Charles II and GB low values and the Penny Lilac; Victor Millard'sImperial Airways; and Brian Franklin'sMalta.
Newsletter 3:March Summarises the AGM, society awards, committee, and so on. Also, Victor Millard's exhibit (Royal Visit). Hugh Amoore (our editor) invites a debate on the VOC postal markings.
Newsletter 4:March-April Brian Fennemore'sBritish Army in South Africa 1899-1902; and British Post Offices in Morocco; and G.B. Postal Stationary Overprints; Werner Barnard's fascinating presentation on what's in the SAPO archives; Volker Janssen'sDenmark and Iceland; and Malcolm Murphy's the 'MK' postcard mystery.
Newsletter 1:January On the 8th of January Hugh Amoore showed us his incredibly comprehensive collection of Universities of the World. On the 22 of January, David Sinclair showed us his detailed study collection of the Australian King's Head.