West Africa Study Circle
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Stamps, postmarks, postal stationery and postal history
The West Africa Study Circle, formed in 1950, is the international specialist society for the study of stamps, postal stationery and postal history of West Africa. It originated from small specialist groups which already existed and has undergone several expansions of scope.
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2018 subscription - the year's electronic Cameo, WASC newsletters and auction lists for £10 annually. The membership page is here.
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Paul Redhead has made substantial updates to his listing of Nigerian postmarks at this link.
Early issues of Cameo (1975-1984) are now freely available for download or reading on the screen. See the link on the Cameo page, which also lists the contents of the latest edition of Cameo.
A document giving postage rates of Nigeria during the George VI period has been added to the Additional Documents page. It was gathered from Nigeria Gazettes by the late Nigel Lutwyche.
A 2017 presentation on Ghana postmarks can be found on the Gold Coast/Ghana page.
British Intervention in War-torn Sierra Leone, 1997-2015
Some other documents produced by members (RAF West Africa-Rabat, Shipping, Civil Aviation, Nigerian postmarks) are reached by links from the "Additional Documents" page.
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last updated: September 12, 2018
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