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Scottish Congress / National Exhibition

90th Annual Congress

12-13th April 2019 at the Dewars Centre, Perth

Hosts: Largs & District Stamp Club

The 90th Congress will be held by the Association of Scottish Philatelic Societies in Perth during the 12th and 13th April where Largs & District Stamp Club will be the hosts for the two days, and Robert Watt will preside as President.

Northern National Exhibition

A full national exhibition will be held in Perth to coincide with the Scottish Congress for the first time since 2012, and we expect to have at least 120 frames. Exhibits can be entered in all classes recognised by the ABPS and all exhibitors from the UK and abroad are welcome to apply.


The design commemorates James Watt (1736 - 1819), born in Greenock, the inventor of the document copier.

Price: 75p


The front features William Fife Jnr (1857 - 1944), and the yacht Latifa. The family firm operated from a shipyard initially on the beach at Fairlie. Durinmg his life he designed over 600 yachts.

Price: 75p

Miniature Sheet:

A set of 9 labels commemorating William Fife III and depicting some of the yachts built at Fairlie shipyards.

Price: £1.50p

Tom Rielly Display:

On Friday night the Tom Rielly display will be given by Jean Osborne, a member of Falkirk & District Philatelic Society.

Future Congresses

Congress Host(s) Dates
91 Perth Philatelic Society 17-18th April 2020
92 Kirkcudbright Philatelic Society tbc April 2021
94 Dundee & District Philatelic Society tbc April 2023
97 Caledonian Philatelic Society tbc April 2026
99 Scottish Postal History Society tbc April 2028

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