Gilbert J. Allis

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Gilbert James Allis (c. 1879 - 1932)[1] was a philatelist who was a specialist in the stamps of southern Africa. In 1931, he was awarded the Crawford Medal by the Royal Philatelic Society London for his work Cape of Good Hope: Its postal history & postage stamps.[2] He was the President of the Cape Town Philatelic Society[1] and the first signatory to the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists of South Africa.[3]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Cape of Good Hope: Its postal history & postage stamps. London: Stanley Gibbons, 1930.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Who Was Who in British Philately, Association of British Philatelic Societies, 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2013. Archived here.
  2. ^ The Society's medals and honorary fellowship. The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2009, p. 2.
  3. ^ RDPSA Philatelic Federation of South Africa, 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. Archived here.