Spring Meeting 2023

Friday March 17th and Saturday March 18th 2023


All members are warmly invited to the Spring Meeting at The Carlton Hotel, Falkland Road, Torquay, TQ2 5HS on Friday March 17th and Saturday March 18th 2023.

Members are strongly encouraged to bring their own material that complements the displays Forgeries across all our territories and Brooke related ephemera.


When you are booking your room please quote reference 46767 to get our preferential rates. The Hotel telephone number is 01803 400500. If asked, please quote our old name Sarawak Specialists Society.


The Dinner, Bed & Breakfast rate per night (minimum of 2 nights) is 140 for a double room & 85 for a Single occupancy.


Provisional Programme


17th March

2pm to 5pm

Welcome from Jon Higgins, President

Displays of New Acquisitions & Recent Discoveries Everyone

Forgeries of North Borneo by Fah Onn Liau & Jon Higgins

Cinderella from Labuan by Jeremy Dickson


5pm 7.15pm

Auction Viewing








18th March

9am -10am

Auction Viewing


10am - 12.50pm approx


Click Here for Auction Pictures Part 1

Click Here for Auction Pictures Part 2


2pm - 4.30pm

Brook related ephemera encompassing the 3 Rajah's and their close relatives -led by Simon Martin-Redman



Close of Meeting





19th March


The visit to Burrator has been postponed as Jason Brooke cannot host the visit.