David’s US talk

Ayrshire Post - - GIRVAN NEWS -

David Bow­man gave a pre­sen­ta­tion on the his­tory of the de­vel­op­ment of the USA when Ayr­shire Philatelic So­ci­ety held its first meet­ing of the 2017- 18 ses­sion.

He started with items show­ing early set­tle­ment, and mov­ing on through the early colonies, the Amer­i­can Pa­tri­ots and the War of In­de­pen­dence.

Mem­bers were treated to de­tails of the var­i­ous states and when they joined the Union, the pres­i­dents upt o the present day, and fin­ish­ing off with stamps show­ing the de­vel­op­ment of Amer­i­can flags.

He was thanked by Robert Watt, out­go­ing pres­i­dent. The next meet­ing on Fri­day, Septem­ber 15 will be a mem­bers’ bourse, at Prest­wick Com­mu­nity Cen­tre at 7.30pm.

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