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Arthur Ronald Butler

Arthur Roland Butler

PHILATELIC CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in 1916, he was particularly known as Hon. Librarian of the Royal Philatelic Society London for almost twenty years, later serving as President (1978-80).

He specialised in each of the Australian Colonies achieving international Large Gold medals for New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. In 1978 was awarded the Crawford medal for his book The Departmental stamps of South Australia

He served as Board member (1974-76) and since 1976 he was a member of the Board of Election of the Roll. He authored The Roll of Distinguished Philatelists (1990).

He signed the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 1975.