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This page records new or updated content on the site. Cosmetic changes and small corrections are not included.

1st September 2014
Added a new section "Stamps Known Perfinned" compiled by Roy Gault, giving details of perfins known on different issues of GB stamps. Click to view.
More issues will be added to this section in the coming months.

20th August 2014
Added a two page article by Terry Comper, from the August 2014 Bulletin, about tyre manufacturer and perfin user Avon India Rubber Co.
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9th August 2014
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the August 2014 Bulletin. Click to view.

8th August 2014
Added Auction 2 (2014), closing 30 September 2014, to the auctions page.

7th August 2014
Added an updated version of Jeff Turnbull's catalogue of 1d Inland Revenue stamps perfinned to the Revenue catalogues page.

6th August 2014
Updated the numbers of dies known on the stamp issues in Roy Gault's article "The most perfinned stamp in the world?"

10th July 2014
Added priced realised to Auction 1 (2014)

16th June 2014
Added Roy Gault's article "More Errors!" illustrating examples of errors in perfin dies and perfinned stamps with errors of printing, from the June 2014 Bulletin.
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12th June 2014
Added a new edition of Jeff Turnbull's catalogue of perfins on Foreign Bill revenue stamps.
Click to open pdf (9.1MB).

4th June 2014
Added a new edition of Jeff Turnbull's catalogue of perfins on Contract Note revenue stamps.
Click to open pdf (4.1MB).

2nd June 2014
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the June 2014 Bulletin. Click to view.

1st June 2014
Updated the list of Wartime Provisionals perfins: click here.

24th May 2014
Added an article "JOSEPH SLOPER & Co. REMINDER" by Pete Maybury, from the April 2014 Bulletin.
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11th May 2014
Added a new edition of Jeff Turnbull's catalogue of perfins of Telegraph stamps.
Click to open pdf (0.7MB).

7th May 2014
Updated the library abstracts for library numbers 4501-4600, including links to pdf files of most items, on the Abstracts 4001-5000 page.

22nd April 2014
Added a new edition of Jeff Turnbull's catalogue of perfins of Telegraph stamps.
Click to open pdf (0.5MB).

18th April 2014
Updated prices for the New Illustrated Catalogue. Click to view.

16th April 2014
Updated prices in the publications list. Click to view.
Revised prices for the New Illustrated Catalogue will be added shortly.

11th April 2014
Added an article "WINSOR & NEWTON'S OF LONDON: PERFIN USER?" by Wilhelm J. Verwoerd, from the April 2014 Bulletin.
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6th April 2014
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the April 2014 Bulletin. Click to view.

5th April 2014
Added Auction 1 (2014), closing 31 May 2014, to the auctions page.

31st March 2014
Added updated databases to Barrie Williamson's survey of perfins on Machin issues.

25th March 2014
Added a new edition of Jeff Turnbull's catalogue of perfins of Telegraph stamps.
Click to open pdf (0.7MB).

15th March 2014
Updated Roy Gault's survey of perfins on the Queen Victoria Inland Revenue 1d issue.

14th March 2014
Updated Roy Gault's survey of perfins on the Edward VII 1d issue.

10th March 2014
Added prices realised to Auction 3 (2013). The publication of these results was delayed because our auctioneer was ill.

9th March 2014
Added an article by Dave Hill on the Christian Colportage Association, from the February 2014 Bulletin.
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8th March 2014
After only 6 weeks, additional information has prompted a new edition of Jeff Turnbull's catalogue of perfins of Telegraph stamps.
Click to open pdf (0.7MB). Please take a look and see what you can add!

3rd March 2014
Updated Roy Gault's survey of perfins on the 1880 low values issue.

2nd March 2014
Added Jeff Turnbull's new catalogue "G.B. & Ireland Official & Crown Circle Perfin Cancels"
Click to open pdf (0.7MB).

1st March 2014
Updated Roy Gault's survey of perfins on the 1881 1d lilac.

15th February 2014
Updated the list of Wartime Provisionals perfins: click here.

14th February 2014
Updated Roy Gault's survey of perfins on the George VI 1951 Festival of Britain issue.

2nd February 2014
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the February 2014 Bulletin. Click to view.

25th January 2014
Added an article by Fred Taylor and Maurice Harp, on the subject of Telegraphic Perfins, from the December 2013 Bulletin.
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24th January 2014
Added Jeff Turnbull's new catalogue perfins of Telegraph stamps.
Click to open pdf (0.6MB).

23rd January 2014
Added an updated Society history, started by the late Michael Rucklidge, now updated by Roy Gault. Click to view (pdf file).

21st January 2014
Added a new page GWR Perfin on Penny Star illustrating a remarkable cover that has just been reported to us bearing a 1d "star" issue with perfin, a stamp which was rendered obsolete 4 years before perfins started.

5th January 2014
Added Jeff Turnbull's new catalogues of 1d and 6d Inland Revenue stamps perfinned to the Revenue catalogues page.

13th December 2013
Updated the Meetings page with details of the London meeting on 3rd May 2014.

6th December 2013
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the December 2013 Bulletin. Click to view.

5th December 2013
Added Auction 3 (2013), closing 31 January 2014, to the auctions page.

2nd December 2013
Updated the Meetings page.

12th October 2013
Added prices realised to Auction 2 (2013).

9th October 2013
Added an article by John Strange, on the subject of perfins on the Wilding issue, from the October 2013 Bulletin.
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30th September 2013
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

20th September 2013
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the October 2013 Bulletin. Click to view.

1st September 2013
Added an article by John Mathews, on the subject of perfinned stamp thefts in Australia, from the August 2013 Bulletin.
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13th August 2013
Updated the survey of Sloper Wartime Provisionals conducted by Michel de Beukelaar.

8th August 2013
Added Auction 2 (2013), closing 30 September 2013, to the auctions page.

6th August 2013
Added the details of individual dies involved in Roy Gault's article "The most perfinned stamp in the world?" click here

2nd August 2013
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the August 2013 Bulletin. Click to view.

3rd July 2013
Added an article by Richard Husband from the June 2013 Bulletin.
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30th June 2013
Added prices realised to Auction 1 (2013).

29th June 2013
Updated the library abstracts for library numbers 4101-4500, including links to pdf files of some items, on the Abstracts 4001-5000 page.

25th June 2013
Updated the Meetings page with more details of our next meeting at Midpex and our AGM in London.

15th June 2013
Updated the surveys page with a new survey of Sloper Wartime Provisionals conducted by Michel de Beukelaar.

14th June 2013
Updated the library abstracts for library numbers 4001-4100, including links to pdf files of some items, on the Abstracts 4001-5000 page.

13th June 2013
Updated the library abstracts for library numbers 3901-4000, including links to pdf files of some items, on the Abstracts 3001-4000 page.

5th June 2013
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the June 2013 Bulletin. Click to view.

18th May 2013
Added new prices to the Publications price list.
The second edition of Section S is also now available on the New Illustrated Catalogue page.

17th May 2013
Updated the Library page to reflect the fact that Brian Morgan has resigned as Librarian due to ill health. Maurice Harp has taken over as caretaker Librarian.

3rd May 2013
Added an article by Dave Hill from the April 2013 Bulletin.
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27th April 2013
Updated the Meetings page with a report of our meeting in London on 27th April and details of future meetings.

18th April 2013
Updated the Meetings page with more details of our next meeting in London on 27th April.

15th April 2013
Added new prices to the New Illustrated Catalogue page. New prices for other publications will be added shortly.

13th April 2013
Added Auction 3 (2012), with prices realised, to the auctions page. Auctions are normally added to the website when they open, but this one was omitted by mistake.

6th April 2013
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the April 2013 Bulletin. Click to view.

5th April 2013
Added Auction 1 (2013), closing 31 May 2013, to the auctions page.

4th March 2013
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

18th February 2013
Updated the Meetings page with details of our next meeting at Midpex in Warwickshire in July 2013.

10th February 2013
Added an article by Richard Husband from the February 2013 Bulletin.
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8th February 2013
Added the history of the Society by the late Michael Rucklidge, as recently updated by Roy Gault. Click to view (pdf file).

31st January 2013
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the February 2013 Bulletin. Click to view.

14th January 2013
Added a catalogue link Australia & NZ Railway Fee Stamp Perfins Incorporating Commercial Security Overprints by Dave Elsmore & David Coath to the Links page.

13th December 2012
Added an article by Richard Husband from the December 2012 Bulletin.
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7th December 2012
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the December 2012 Bulletin. Click to view.

24th November 2012
Updated the Stamps not recorded perfinned page with more information supplied by John Strange.

12th November 2012
Updated the Meetings page with details of our next meeting in April 2013.

30th October 2012
Updated the Stamps not recorded perfinned page with information supplied by John Strange.

24th October 2012
Added prices realised to Auction 2 (2012).

15th October 2012
Added updated prices to the Publications section

10th October 2012
Added Roy Gault's study of the GB perfins known with the earliest dates of use and those with the longest range of dates. Includes a list of all known covers dates 1869 (the earliest known year for any perfin cover) and a list of perfins known on GB stamps of all six reigns. Click to view (pdf).

5th October 2012
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the October 2012 Bulletin. Click to view.

1st October 2012
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

30th September 2012
Updated the Library page to reflect the fact that our librarian has recently moved house and is unable to receive emails at present. Please check here for updates on this situation.

15th September 2012
Added a new survey of perfins on the George VI 1951 Festival of Britain issue.

19th August 2012
Added a link to the British North America Philatelic Society's new Canadian Stamps with Perforated Initials handbook to the Links page.

15th August 2012
Added an article "ARTHUR WYATT AND THE PENRHYN COLLIERY" by Maurice Harp, from the August 2012 Bulletin.
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10th August 2012
Added Auction 2 (2012), closing 30 September 2012, to the auctions page.

5th August 2012
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the August 2012 Bulletin. Click to view.

3rd August 2012
Updated the Meetings page to reflect the fact that the AGM date is now confirmed.

17th July 2012
Added prices realised to Auction 1 (2012).

9th July 2012
Added an article "JOHN WARNER & SONS – “BIG BEN” BELL FOUNDERS" by Maurice Harp, from the June 2012 Bulletin.
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17th June 2012
Updated the survey of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 8d, 9d & 10d SURFACE PRINTED ISSUES.

16th June 2012
Updated the survey of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 2/- BLUE & BROWN ISSUES.

6th June 2012
Added an article "SAM ROBBINS LTD. - HOUSE FURNISHERS AND MORE" by Margaret Harding, from the June 2012 Bulletin.
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21st May 2012
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the June 2012 Bulletin. Click to view.

20th May 2012
Updated the list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 3d & 6d SURCHARGE ISSUE with data up to 28th April 2012.

18th May 2012
Added updated prices to the Catalogues page

11th May 2012
Added a list of combined prices for both Details and Silhouettes versions of the New Illustrated Catalogue, for those who prefer to have both versions.
Click here for combined prices

10th May 2012
Added updated prices to the New Illustrated Catalogue and Tomkins Catalogue pages.
Other updated publications prices will follow shortly.

23rd April 2012
Updated the Meetings page.

18th April 2012
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

12th April 2012
Deleted all prices from the Publications page. All publication prices are currently under review following Royal Mail's decision to increase postage rates by around 30%. Revised prices will be published shortly.

3rd April 2012
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the April 2012 Bulletin. Click to view.

1st April 2012
Added Auction 1 (2012), closing 31 May 2012, to the auctions page.

29th March 2012
Added realisations to Auction 5 (2011).

29th February 2012
Added additional photographs to the article "Land Registery of Ireland Cancelling Machine".
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26th February 2012
Added an article "Land Registery of Ireland Cancelling Machine" by Maurice Harp, from the February 2012 Bulletin.
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22nd January 2012
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the February 2012 Bulletin. Click to view.

2nd January 2012
Updated the Meetings page with the date of the Spring 2012 meeting.

15th December 2011
Added an article "ARMY & NAVY CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY ONCE AGAIN" by Wilhelm J. Verwoerd, from the December 2011 Bulletin.
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5th December 2011
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the December 2011 Bulletin. Click to view.

4th December 2011
Updated the "Auction Rules" page.

3rd December 2011
Added Auction 5 (2011), closing 31 January 2012, to the auctions page.

2nd December 2011
Added prices realised to Auction 4 (2011).

1st December 2011
Updated the "Join Us" page.

13th November 2011
Added a link to Rudy Roy's illustrated listing Perfins on the Stamps of Cuba.

5th November 2011
Updated the Meetings page.

4th November 2011
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

20th October 2011
Added an article "CHIESMANS’ PERFORATOR" by Keith Kimber, from the October 2011 Bulletin.
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4th October 2011
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the October 2011 Bulletin. Click to view.

26th September 2011
Updated the Society Committee page with a picture of our new Librarian, Brian Morgan.

12th September 2011
Removed a number of errors from the Library index.

6th September 2011
Added prices realised to Auction 2 (2011).

5th September 2011
Added prices realised to Auction 3 (2011).

4th September 2011
Updated the Library index.

1st September 2011
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

30th August 2011
Updated the library abstracts for library numbers 3801-3900, including links to pdf files of 86 items, on the Abstracts 3001-4000 page.

27th August 2011
Updated the library abstracts for library numbers 3601-3800, including links to pdf files of all 200 items, on the Abstracts 3001-4000 page.

26th August 2011
Updated the library abstracts for library numbers 3501-3600, including links to pdf files of all 100 items, on the Abstracts 3001-4000 page.

24th August 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of over 200 items) in the library number range 3001-3500, on the Abstracts 3001-4000 page.

19th August 2011
Added pdf files of Jeff Turnbull's Perfin Revenue Stamps of Great Britain Catalogue

18th August 2011
Added an article "THOMAS MOY - Coal Merchant and Much, Much More!" by Roy Gault, from the August 2011 Bulletin, about the history of Thomas Moy Ltd and their perfins.
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17th August 2011
Added a link to an article Waddie's Of Edinburgh on Dave Elsmore's site. Dave would appreciate any information that anyone can add.

6th August 2011
Corrected the database of "Millenium" perfins in the survey of perfins on Machin issues (the previous version omitted some entries in error).

2nd August 2011
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the August 2011 Bulletin. Click to view.

31st July 2011
Added an article "Western Australia Convict Stamps" by Brian J Birch, from the August 2011 Bulletin, about the Western Australia stamps punched with a single hole for the use of convicts in the 1850s and 1860s, predating perfins.
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23rd July 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of selected items) in the library number range 2701-3000, on the Abstracts 2001-3000 page.

19th July 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of selected items) in the library number range 2601-2700, on the Abstracts 2001-3000 page.

18th July 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of selected items) in the library number range 2501-2600, on the Abstracts 2001-3000 page.

15th July 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of over 200 items) in the library number range 2201-2500, on the Abstracts 2001-3000 page.

14th July 2011
Updated the Committee page with photos of the Society's officers.

1st July 2011
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

22nd June 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of selected items) in the library number range 2001-2200, on the Abstracts 2001-3000 page.

17th June 2011
Added an article "BPO Constantinople Post Card" by Rosemary Smith, from the June 2011 Bulletin.
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9th June 2011
Added Auction 4 (2011), closing 30 August 2011, to the auctions page.

8th June 2011
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the June 2011 Bulletin. Click to view.

7th June 2011
Added Auction 3 (2011), closing 31 July 2011, to the auctions page.

4th June 2011
Added an article "Singapore Municipal Council Perfin Machine" by Eddie Yong, from the June 2011 Bulletin.
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2nd June 2011
Added links to the Hungarian Perfin Society to the Perfin Links page

15th May 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of selected items) in the library number range 1701-2000, on the Abstracts 1001-2000 page.

13th May 2011
Updated the library abstracts (including links to pdf files of selected items) in the library number range 1601-1700, on the Abstracts 1001-2000 page.

8th May 2011
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

5th May 2011
Added Auction 2 (2011), closing 31 May 2011, to the auctions page.

4th May 2011
Added prices realised to Auction 1 (2011)

3rd May 2011
Updated the survey of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 8d, 9d & 10d SURFACE PRINTED ISSUES.

14th April 2011
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the April 2011 Bulletin. Click to view.

7th April 2011
Updated the survey of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 2/- BLUE & BROWN ISSUES.

6th April 2011
Updated the list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 3d & 6d SURCHARGE ISSUE

3rd April 2011
Added links to pdf files of selected items in the library, in the library number range 1401-1600, on the Abstracts 1001-2000 page.

27th March 2011
Added prices realised to Auction 3 (2010)

24th March 2011
Added links to pdf files of selected items in the library, in the library number range 1201-1400, on the Abstracts 1001-2000 page.

22nd March 2011
Added links to pdf files of selected items in the library, in the library number range 1001-1200, on the Abstracts 1001-2000 page.

7th March 2011
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

4th March 2011
Added links to pdf files of selected items in the library, in the library number range 0800-1000, on the Abstracts 0001-1000 page .

1st March 2011
Added links to pdf files of selected items in the library, in the library number range 0001-0800, on the Abstracts 0001-1000 page .

20th February 2011
Added an article "Perfinned Commercially Overprinted Stamps" by Maurice Harp, from the February 2011 Bulletin.
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19th February 2011
Updated the Meetings page with details of the AGM on 7th May.

14th February 2011
Added links to pdf files of selected items in the library on the Abstracts 4001-5000 page - see items 4383 to 4415.
We intend to add more library items to the website in due course.

11th February 2011
Added Auction 1 (2011), closing 31 March 2011, to the auctions page.

5th February 2011
Added an article "A Perfin Connection to Enid Blyton" by Rosemary Smith, from the February 2011 Bulletin.
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3rd February 2011
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the February 2011 Bulletin. Click to view.

29th January 2011
Added a list of the Society committee members.

24th January 2011
Rearranged the Perfin Links page to group sites by type.

14th December 2010
Added an article "Double Security Perfins" by Maurice Harp, from the December 2010 Bulletin.
(the HTML version contains an extra illustration)
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10th December 2010
Added prices realised to Auction 2 (2010)

9th December 2010
Added Auction 3 (2010), closing 31 January 2011, to the auctions page.

8th December 2010
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the December 2010 Bulletin. Click to view.

6th December 2010
Added updated databases to the survey of perfins on Machin issues.

5th December 2010
Revised prices on the Publications price list.

29th November 2010
Revised prices on the New Illustrated Catalogue pages.

24th November 2010
Added details of a new survey of perfins on Machin issues to the surveys page.

15th November 2010
Added a picture and transcript of the letter of 27th June 1870 to Joseph Sloper from the Inland Revenue, permitting the use of perfins on GB revenue stamps.
Click here to view

8th November 2010
Added a picture and transcript of the historic letter of 13th March 1868 to Joseph Sloper from the Post Office, permitting the use of perfins on GB postage stamps.
Click here to view

6th November 2010
Updated the Meetings page.

2nd November 2010
Added prices for the newly published section A to the New Illustrated Catalogue page.

28th October 2010
Added new links to the Perfin Links page

4th October 2010
Added an article "Great Britain Pre-cancelled Perfins" by Mike J. Burrows, from the October 2010 Bulletin.
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1st October 2010
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the October 2010 Bulletin. Click to view.

28th September 2010
Added prices for airmail delivery to the New Illustrated Catalogue page.

1st September 2010
Added an article "Saxby & Farmer Ltd - Railway Signal Mfrs." by Roy Gault, from the August 2010 Bulletin.
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29th August 2010
Added new links to the Perfin Links page

27th August 2010
Added a new page with more detailed information on the Tomkins Catalogue of Identified GB Perfins. Click here to view

16th August 2010
Added Auction 2 (2010), closing 30 September 2010, to the auctions page.

15th August 2010
Revamped the Publications page to provide better information about the New Illustrated Catalogue.
The information on other publications will be improved in due course.

14th August 2010
Updated the Meetings page with details of the Perfin Seminar on Saturday 2 October.

11th August 2010
Added an article "And all for Three Halfpence" by Roy Gault, from the August 2010 Bulletin.
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10th August 2010
Added prices to realised to Auction 1 (2010).

9th August 2010
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the August 2010 Bulletin. Click to view.

26th July 2010
Updated the Publication price list with prices for the new section H of the New Illustrated Catalogue.

11th July 2010
Updated the Library Abstracts

3rd July 2010
Updated the Library index .

20th June 2010
Updated the Publications page to reflect the new ordering arrangements now that Terry Comper has taken over as Publications Officer.

1st June 2010
Added an article G.W.R OVERPRINT ON GR/W PERFIN by Terry Wood, from the June 2010 Bulletin.

31st May 2010
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the June 2010 Bulletin. Click to view.

24th May 2010
Updated the list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 3d & 6d SURCHARGE ISSUE

22nd May 2010
Updated the list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 8d and 1867 9d & 10d ISSUES (added die K1070.01)

12th May 2010
Added a list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 2/- BLUE & BROWN ISSUES to the surveys page.

9th May 2010
Updated the Meetings page.

1st May 2010
Updated the list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 3d & 6d SURCHARGE ISSUE (added die P3960.01 P.R/R)

26th April 2010
Added a list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 8d and 1867 9d & 10d ISSUES to the surveys page.

23rd April 2010
Added prices realised to Auction 3 (2009) on the auctions page.

20th April 2010
Added an article D. F. Tayler & Co. Ltd. (pdf format) by Roy Gault, from the April 2010 Bulletin.

16th April 2010
Added a list of perfins on the QUEEN VICTORIA 3d & 6d SURCHARGE ISSUE to the surveys page.

14th April 2010
Added Auction 1 (2010), closing 31 May 2010, to the auctions page.

10th April 2010
Updated the Perfin Links page.

7th April 2010
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the April 2010 Bulletin. Click to view.

17th February 2010
Updated the Publication price list.

16th February 2010
Some minor improvements to the frequently asked questions page.

9th February 2010
Updated the Meetings page.

8th February 2010
Added an article Burgoyne, Burbidges... (pdf format) by Roy Gault, from the February 2010 Bulletin.

6th February 2010
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the February 2010 Bulletin. Click to view.

5th February 2010
Updated the Publication price list.

27th January 2010
Altered the Library page to reflect the fact that the position of Librarian is currently vacant.

3rd January 2010
Updated the Library Abstracts

24th December 2009
Added Auction 3 (2009), closing 31 Jan 2010, to the auctions page.

13th December 2009
Added a 2 page article by Dave Hill, with pictures of commercial perfin production at Checkpoint Sloper in 1991, from the December 2009 Bulletin.
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8th December 2009
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the December 2009 Bulletin. Click to view.

6th December 2009
Added an article Cycle and Motorcycle manufacturers (pdf format) by Roy Gault, from the December 2009 Bulletin.

18th November 2009
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the December 2008 Bulletin. Click to view.

9th November 2009
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the April 2009 Bulletin. Click to view.

7th November 2009
Updated the Meetings page.

31st October 2009
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the August 2009 Bulletin. Click to view.

29th October 2009
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the June 2009 Bulletin. Click to view
Colour illustrations for the rest of 2009 will be added shortly.

28th October 2009
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the October Bulletin. Click to view.

22nd October 2009
Updated the Meetings page with details of the meeting during the 2010 Festival of Stamps.

23rd September 2009
Updated the Publication price list .

21st August 2009
Updated the Meetings page with revised details of the AGM in November.

18th August 2009
Added an article PERFIN COVER TO VICTORIA CROSS HOLDER (pdf format) by Paul North, from the August 2009 Bulletin.

25th July 2009
Updated the Meetings page with details of the AGM in November.

16th June 2009
Added an article The "NAAFI" (pdf format) by Roy Gault, from the June 2009 Bulletin.

12th June 2009
Updated the Library Page with details of the vacancy for Librarian.

29th May 2009
Updated the Meetings page.

8th May 2009
Added an article COUNTY PALATINATE OF LANCASTER CHANCERY by Mike Bavin & Jeff Turnbull, from the April 2009 Bulletin.

14th April 2009
Added an article Everett underprint and perfin by Maurice Harp, from the April 2009 Bulletin.

11th April 2009
Added prices to realised to Auction 4 (2008).

16th March 2009
Added prices to realised to Auction 3 (2008).

18th February 2009
Added an article Arthur & Co. Ltd., Glasgow by Roy Gault, from the February 2009 Bulletin

17th December 2008
Added Auction 4 (2008) to the auctions page.

8th December 2008
Added an article A SECOND SLOPER PROOF DISCOVERED by Maurice Harp, from the December 2008 Bulletin, about the discovery of a very early perfin proof.

3rd December 2008
Updated the Publications List with the new section G of the illustrated catalogue.

27th November 2008
Added prices to realised to Auction 1 (2008).

22nd Nov 2008
Updated the Meetings page.

13th November 2008
Added an article on SLOPER SINGLE DIE PUBLICITY PERFORATING MACHINE (Adobe Acrobat pdf format).

28th October 2008
Added Auction 3 (2008) to the auctions page.

24th October 2008
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the October Bulletin. Click to view.

22nd October 2008
Added an article on Levant perfins PERFINNED BRITISH LEVANT OVERPRINTED STAMPS (Adobe Acrobat pdf format).

10th October 2008
Added prices to realised to Auction 2 (2008).

9th October 2008
Added a new Join Us page allowing PayPal payments.

8th August 2008
Added an article on biscuit related perfins entitled What's in a box? (Adobe Acrobat pdf format).

4th August 2008
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the August Bulletin. Click to view.

28th July 2008
Updated the Publications List.

10th July 2008
Added an article on the BRITISH RAILWAY TICKET WITH �PERFIN� (Adobe Acrobat pdf format).

8th July 2008

  1. Added the new venue for the November meeting
  2. Updated the list of stamps not known perfinned.

9th June 2008
Added colour versions of illustrations that appeared in the June Bulletin. Click to view.

3rd June 2008
Added Auction 2 (2008) to the auctions page.

2nd June 2008
Updated the Library Index

26th May 2008
Updated the Library Abstracts

16th April 2008
Added an article on the ABBOTT AUTOMATIC CHECK PERFORATOR.

9th April 2008
Added prices to realised to Auction 5 (2007).

8th April 2008
Added Auction 1 (2008) to the auctions page.

5th April 2008
Added an article on Telegraphic Perfins (Adobe Acrobat format).

2nd April 2008
Added a page showing colour versions of illustrations that appear in the Bulletin. Click to view.

26th March 2008
Updated the Bulletin index (pdf file).

29th February 2008
Updated the links page.

2nd February 2008
Added an article on Sloper templates.

28th January 2008
Some minor improvements to the frequently asked questions page.

16th January 2008
Added an 1897 photograph of Slopers' city office.

11th December 2007
Added Auction 5 (2007).

7th December 2007
Added an article on Shropshire Perfins (Adobe Acrobat format) from the December Bulletin.

5th Dec 2007
Added the date for the next Meeting.

24th October 2007
Added the four pages that were omitted in error from the printed version of the October Bulletin.

22nd October 2007
Added an article on the perfins of Francis Falkner from the October Bulletin.

26th August 2007
Added an article on the perfins of Japan, from the 50th Anniversary Bulletin.

13th August 2007
Added an article on SC - the first perfin, from the 50th Anniversary Bulletin.

7th August 2007
Added Auction 4 (2007).

5th August 2007
Added prices to realised to Auction 2 (2007).
(It is our intention to add prices realised to all auction lists in future.)

3rd August 2007
Added an article on Sloper 5 reigns plaques from the 50th Anniversary Bulletin.

2nd August 2007
Added a perfin chronology from the 50th Anniversary Bulletin.

2nd July 2007
Added the Society's first Bulletin to the 50th Anniversary page.

19th June 2007
Added an article ATTENTION TO DETAIL! from the June 2007 Bulletin.

18th June 2007
Added Auction 3 (2007).

16th June 2007
Added the date for the next Meeting.

5th June 2007
Updated the Publications List.

15th May 2007
Added more details for the MEETING on 19th May.

30th April 2007
Added an article BRITISH OIL RIVERS � OVERPRINT & PERFIN from the April 2007 Bulletin.

24th April 2007
Added Auction 2 (2007).

10th April 2007
Updated the Publications List.

1st April 2007
Added a page on the Society's 50th Anniversary

28th February 2007
Added an article Archibald Kenrick & Sons from the February 2007 Bulletin.

12th February 2007
Added an article PERFIN POSTAL STATIONERY PRODUCTION from the February 2007 Bulletin.

10th February 2007
Added Auction 1 (2007) and the auction rules .

1st February 2007
Updated the Library Abstracts

25th January 2007
Updated the Library Index

11th January 2007
Updated the Publications List including the first part of the new catalogue of perfins on Line Engraved issues.

1st January 2007
Added a second article from the December 2006 Bulletin: CROSVILLE MOTOR SERVICES Ltd, CHESTER .

14th December 2006
Added Auction 5 (2006).

6th December 2006
Added the date for the next Meeting.

5th December 2006
Added an article BLACKPOOL CORPORATION from the December 2006 Bulletin.

22nd November 2006
Updated the Publications List

4th November 2006
Added three articles from the October Bulletin .

29th September 2006
Improved the guide to perfin Classification .

15th August 2006
Updated the Library Abstracts

5th August 2006
Added an article VESTRIES, UNIONS AND BOARDS OF GUARDIANS from the August 2006 Bulletin.

4th August 2006
Updated the Library Index

27th June 2006
Added an article Mad as a Hatter! from the April 2006 Bulletin.

5th June 2006
Updated the Publications List

1st June 2006
Added an article Board of Trade Perfin Forgeries from the February 2006 Bulletin.

30th May 2006
Added the date (and changed room) for the next Meeting.

16th April 2006
Added an index of all the Society's Bulletins up to the end of 2005 to the Bulletin page.

19th January 2006
Updated the Publications List

17th January 2006

  1. Added a new article on perfinned errors and flaws.
  2. Added the date of the next meeting.

3rd November 2005

  1. Added Library Index

24th February 2005

  1. Added page on Board of Trade perfins that were displayed at a recent Perfin Society meeting.

1st December 2004

  1. Updated publications pricelist
  2. New articles added to the articles section.