Very Light Magazine is a magazine of The Antique & Historical Arms Collectors Guild of Victoria, Inc.                                                                              No 60 July 2012

The Annual General Meeting of the Guild will be held at 8.00 PM on Monday the 30th of July 2012 at the Eley Park Community Centre, Eley Rd., Blackburn South, Victoria.

                                     (Supper will be served after the meeting)

Any notice of motions and nominations for committee positions must be in the hands of the Secretary seven days prior to the date of the Annual General Meeting. All Committee positions will be declared vacant and nominations are called for the position (s) of President, Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, Editor of Caps & Flints, Media Officer and five other officers.

Ordinary Business (as required by Rule 9 (4) of the Guilds Rules):

  • To confirm the minutes of the last preceding annual general meeting and of any general meeting held since that meeting;


  • To receive from the Committee reports upon the transactions of the Guild during the last preceding financial year;
  • To elect officers of the Guild; and


  • To receive and consider the statement submitted by the Guild in accordance with section 30 (3) of the Act;
  • To appoint an Auditor.


The annual General Meeting may also transact special business of which notice is given in accordance with the Guild’s Rules.

Please do attend the AGM (and enjoy the supper). We need a quorum of 20 members which means we need you to come along!

After the AGM we will announce the results of the Major Noel Hall Award. This has been very successful and has resulted in really excellent displays. Our grateful thanks to all those who participated. We have all enjoyed these evenings.


Monday Themes for 2012

The following are the dates and themes for the Monday night meetings in 2012.

July 30Annual General Meeting. This will include the presentation to the winner of the Major Noel Hall Award and a supper will be provided.

Aug. 27Buy and sell night, books, parts, odds and sods, anything except registered firearms. (This is not a Major Noel Hall Award night).

Sept 24Colonial Australia, convicts, bushrangers, gold rush etc., this is a Major Noel Hall Award night.

Oct 29 – A talk – the subject to be announced.

Nov26Combined Guild/Vintagers night. Theme to be announced and a supper will be served. (This is not a Major Noel Hall Award night)


7 – 8 July               71st MELBOURNE ARMS & MILITARIA FAIR

Melbourne Showgrounds, enter from Langs Road

Arms and militaria, hunting equipment and clothing, camping equipment, books, prints etc.

2 great door prizes – the latest .22LR Rifle/Scope package or a 5 rifle safe.

For bookings and information contact Jeff and Jill Pannan
 Email - blackjck@bigpond.net.au
Or 03-9848-2233: Mob 0412561243 Fax: 03-9848-3158


14 – 15 July               23rd EUREKA ARMS & MILITARIA FAIR

Wendouree Sports and Events Centre, Norman St., Ballarat (off Creswick Rd.)

                                          120+ tables, displays, living history.

Entry $8.00 Adults, $12.00 Family, $7.00 Pensioners and Seniors, Accompanied children under 16 free. Free entry if wearing a military uniform.

For more information contact (03) 5342 4433 during business hours

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