Serving the Philatelic Community in Scotland.
The Association; its
The S.P.T.A. was founded in 1977 with the aims of
and protecting the philatelic business in Scotland, and of promoting
hobby in general.
Over thirty years on, the principles have not changed.
can have confidence when dealing with any business which displays the
logo, in the knowledge that the business has declared itself willing to
follow the Association’s standards for good business practice.
» A professional
which appreciates the differences (in legislation, custom, and
between Scotland and the other parts of the U.K.
» A group of
professionals who actively try to raise standards.
» A complaints
which is designed to solve problems as fairly and easily as possible.
» The S.P.T.A. is
regular contact with collector organisations.
» Scotex, the
national trade show, organised by the Association each year (around the
end of October/beginning of November). S.P.T.A. members have precedence
in stand allocations.
» Membership of the
S.P.T.A. is open to dealers in stamps, postal history, and postcards,
well as auctioneers, valuers, publishers, and any other philatelic
» The S.P.T.A.
Collecting Promotion Fund has funds available for the encouragement of
the hobby. Clubs, schools, or individuals should approach the Secretary
» A professional
which is keen to hear the views and opinions of collectors - their
Further Information is available from
member, or from the Secretary; Anthony Duda, PO Box 5427, Helensburgh,
Scotland, G84 8YR.
The management of the Association is
the hands of the Executive Committee. It was last elected on 12 April
and comprises the following members;
Chairman; Gordon Carroll
Vice Chairman; Ian Storie (since resigned)
Secretary; Anthony Duda
Treasurer; Jack Copeland
Ordinary Members of Committee; Alan Wishart (also
Organiser), Ray McMillan
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Last updated Thursday 24 July 2008 2004
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