Australian Postcard Society

Meeting held 3rd March, 2011 Saphil House

J Bell welcomed all    Meeting opened 7.00 pm

Committee attendees: J Bell, J Bodnar, L Welden, C Thomas, P Edwards, D Figg, D Edwards, R Halliday   

Apologies: G Turner, Web Masters J Y Trinidad.

Correspondence: Out

·         Website update information

·         Minutes

Correspondence: In

·                     National Stamp Show in WA

·                     AAPSOC magazines donated to the club library by Bob Gooding

·                     Resignation from B Gooding

·                     Phone call re donation of postcards

move D Figg, 2nd R Halliday   

Financial: $784.81 as at 3/3/11

·         Outgoing – float to J Roland for Exhibition in maymoved D Figg 2nd R Halliday

·         Cartridges for printer, Rent for SAPHIL, J Constansis (for 2000 postcards) and Qld flood appeal

·         D Figg to email C Woolley re membership

·         Books to A Kovaloff for auditing end of march

Website

·         Committee Minutes

·         Email addresses still to be amended on a couple of the pages to reflect my email address (linda1956@three.com.au)

·         Scan of postcard for exhibition  should be done by the end of the week

·         new pass word required for all members 1st August

Magazine

·         Bulletin No 8 delivered at feb meeting

·         Still to email members re available on website

·         Bulleting No 9 to be available for exhibition in may

·         Also have available back orders for sale at exhibition

·         Suggestion from Lorenzo about putting addresses of upcoming fairs etc with the address (ie PSPH fair)

·         Create “letter to the Editor” section re response to articles

·         Latest IPM catalogue for 2011 out  now, good reference for price guides on cards

·         Memberships fees, local to stay at $18.00, overseas to be lifted to $25.00 (assist with coverage of postage of bulletin ) moved D Figg 2nd D Edwards

·         Postage required for magazine

Postcard Fair

·         Paperwork signed off and sent back to Tom Parker confirming date of Postcard Fair to be held at the Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Grounds, Adelaide  Saturday May 14 & Sunday 15 May

o   Opening times – Saturday 10.00 – 5.00 pm, Sunday 10.00 – 4.00 pm

o   Set up from 10.00 am Friday – inform G Turner for frames and K Tarling, set up postcards Saturday 8.00 am

·         Displays based on South Australian themes

o   R Halliday - Murray Bridge, P Edwards - North terrace, M Roland - Mt Gambier, T Presgrave  - Murray Bridge & Bridges, M Walker – Gawler & Grand Prix, N Solly – Encounter Bay, R Ritter – Port Adelaide, N Yelland – KI, Jetties & paddle steamers, J Duif – Port Pirie, R Garlick – Broken Hill, J Bell – Yorke Peninsular

·         Financial costs

o   Petrol G Turner for frame pick up and delivery

o   Table hire ( D Edwards to contact K Tarling re dates and ask for 20 tables )

o   Float to J Roland re catering of $200.00

o   Floats required for Catering, club table, and auction

·         Auction

o   To be held on the Saturday at 2.00 pm viewing to be from 10.00 am

o   Set up roster system for security  3 – 4 members

o   Commission 10% members, 15% nonmembers

o   Lots pre numbered upto 570

o   All lots to be delivered by the 1st May to L Welden or to be collected at the April Meeting

o   D Figg auctioneer, assistants G Turner, L Welden (computer)Dot system to be used

o   P Siggs to be asked to help at auction – has agreed to assist

o   4 prototype postcards to be used in auction

o   100 Zeiher cards overprinted

·         Opening at 11.00 am on the saturday

o   J Bell still to hear from P Goers re opening

o   If P Goers unavailable P Sunman to do

·         Frame pickups

o   G Turner will pick up 30 frames on  Thursday 12th and return on Monday 16th

·         Dealers

o   David Figg 2, Dave Edwards 2, Allen Downes 1, MPN stamps 3, L Russell 4, R Thompson 2, H Benwell 1, the club 1

·         Catering

o   Jenny Rowland organize the canteen and will need assistance

·         Publicity

o   SAPC news, local clubs, and

o   Our APS website, and the SA History website (D Figg to organise)

o   Whats on – 4 ads 2 weekends D Figg to do ad weekend

·         Promotional item

o   100 plain Zeiher cards to be overprinted with a new picture of the Drill Hall - complete

Any other Business

·         Year to be included in date on top of minutes

·         Reminder and membership renewal forms to go out in the May issue of the bulletin

·         Due to cancellation of memberships as of 1st August 2011 we will have a new password for our website closed area and to be updated every year

·         The new password will go out via the bulletin to current members and via email to those that don’t get a  hard copy

·         Library update with missing issues postcard monthly – a few have been located and some more donations, to buy as back order 50+ required leave til after exhibition to look into again

·         A Greaves lots for next auction – slightly risqué ok for auction yes

·         3 – 4 boxes of postcards modern, suggested by C Thomas to sell on ebay ok given

·         300 +Auction lots donated for next postal auction available for may and do in black

·         D Figg working for next 3 weeks and will check emails etc at night

·         Picture postcard challenge in WA in 2012 may 17-20 refer to letter committee agreed to participate (440.00 per frame) 2 x + 2 x 1 = 12 frames per state

·         L Welden to let D Pocock know of acceptance

·         Can we get article from D L John re how why and when etc he got started with his Zeppelin exhibit as article for magazine

·         Gallipoli 2015 anniversary to go on agenda for next meeting

·         D Edwards asking about Postcards donated by A Semmler – L W will check out cupboard but believe it is only SAPC cards in cupboard

·         D Edwards ask re A Bergen printer when unable to do due to sight, already other people doing overprinting use normal printers ie last 2 postcards overprinted by B Gooding

·         May meeting L Welden to fill spot

Meeting closed 8.45 pm

 

 

AGENDA FOR COMMITTEE MEETINGS TO BE HELD AT Philica Antiques

ON THE FOLLOWING DATES

5th May, 7th July, 1st Sept and 10th Nov.

 

AGENDA

Open and welcome

Apologies

Correspondence

Financial

Website update

Magazine

Postcard Fair

Gallipoli anniversary

Any other business