New articles from the Revenue Society

  • Society Meeting at Midpex
    The Midlands stamp fair ‘Midpex’ is on 6th July at Warwick Exhibition Centre, Fosse Way Leamington, CV31 1XN.  All society members are cordially invited to a ‘get-together’ from 12:00 until 13:00.  Please contact us for more details Read more »
  • Revenue Society Meeting – 1st June
    All members are invited to the next society meeting which will be held in the Auction Room at Spink, 69 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4ET. The topic is  ” Court Fees”, followed by “One or two frames of your favourite countries”. Photocopies of displays welcomed. (Bring them or send them). Dealers and Bourse at the meeting.  Please contact us if you intend to come along so we can ensure adequate accommodation. Read more »
  • And The Winner Is …
    The postal auction (no 18) is now complete. All realisations can be seen in the document in the members area (under Auction). Many people might be keen to get their eyes on the list of unsold lots, this is also available on the website (in the documents section, under Auction). Read more »
  • Meetings Update
    The locations and future meeting dates of the Society have been booked as follows (please note the change of venue for the September and November 2019 meetings):  At Spinks Auction Rooms 1st June 2019 (10.30 am – 5 pm) At the new premises of the Royal at 15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW (nearest Tube stations are Bank, Cannon Street or Monument) 7th September 2019  (10 am 5 pm) Read more »
  • Auction – Revenue Society – 18th May 2019
    The catalogue for Postal Auction 18 is now available and can be downloaded by clicking this link. The auction closes on Saturday 18th May 2019. Should you wish to bid on any item then this can be done by email to If you prefer to place a postal bid then please use the online from from this link. The online form also contains terms and conditions Read more »
  • British Commonwealth
    The 10th Edition (2019) of “British Commonwealth Revenues” by J Barefoot is now available and can be ordered from his website. This is an extensive update (502 pages) is is probably the last edition to be in one volume. Of particular interest will be India, Pakistan, Palestine and South Africa but Abu Dhabi to Zululand are covered. Read more »
  • Auction – Maresch & Son – June 2019
    In June 2019 we will be auctioning the Revenue Collection of Mr W Apalt. The Collection includes a draft of the Catalogue he authored with most of the Original stamps. Latvian Municipals, Russian & German Occupation & Eastern Europe as well as hundreds of documents” Read more »
  • Bangkok 2018 Results
    The results of Class 9 Revenues section (5 Frames) were as follows: Ian McMahon – AustraliaQueensland Revenue Stamps Score 88 Award Large Vermeil Jukka Makinen – FinlandThe Rouletted Revenue Stamps 1865 & 1866 of Finland Score 93 Award Gold Vincent Ong – SingaporeEvolution of Tax Stamps in the Cape of Good Hope up to 1910 Score 85 Award Large Vermeil Ian Matheson – South AfricaEntertainment Tax in South Africa Score 91 Award Gold In Class 12H – One Frame Revenue Exhibit John Hawes – UKThe Bills of Exchange Internal Revenue Stamps of Mauritius 1869 – 1903Score… Read more »
  • Newspaper Tax
    The Society has published a new 80 page full colour book on the subject of GB Newspaper Stamps. It has been nearly four decades since Chandler & Dagnall’s defining work on GB newspaper tax stamps, and high time for a reappraisal, this new book from the Revenue Society looks at the stamps’ collectability today.Copies are available by emailing Tony. Read more »
  • Auction results
    The Society Auction on 3rd November was a huge success with over 70% of lots sold and realising £13,900.  The list of unsold lots can be found here: Unsold Lots The list needs to be read alongside the catalogue (for detailed descriptions) Read more »