West Africa Study Circle
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Stamps, postmarks, postal stationery and postal history
The West Africa Study Circle, formed in 1950, is the international specialist society for the study of stamps, postal stationery and postal history of West Africa. It originated from small specialist groups which already existed and has undergone several expansions of scope.
If you wish to contact the Study Circle for information which does not appear on the site, please use this email address (remove spaces): webmanager @ wasc. org. uk
2016 reduced subscription - the year's electronic Cameo, WASC newsletters and auction lists for £10 annually. The membership page is here.
An index to Cameo for "Volumes 1 to 16" is available on the Publications page.
British West African Mail Packets to 1900, written by Colin Tabeart, is now published at £50. This major 560 page book by a respected author will be important for many collectors of maritime history. A flier is here.
Also recently published is The Postmarks of Sierra Leone 1854-1961, Second Edition by Walton, Quirk, Hamilton and Horry, price £27 (currently £19 to members).
NOTE: next relevant auctions of our Advertisers:
History of the U.S. Air Transport Command Africa and the Middle East May 1941 to July 1944
British Intervention in War-torn Sierra Leone, 1997-2015
Some other documents produced by members (RAF West Africa-Rabat, Shipping, Civil Aviation, Nigerian postmarks) are reached by links from the "Additional Documents" page.
last updated: February 5, 2016
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