First Among Tasmanians: The Story of a 1907 Cover

By Maurice Mishkel

For the past 1½ years this cover has been lying fallow, for research was unproductive, then the floodgates opened over a period of 1 hour. The cover was addressed to O.G. Douglas Esqre, Messrs Douglas


Stamps of Siam (Thailand): King Chulalongkorn Issue (1899)

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This attractive definitive set featured King Chulalongkorn (as did all issues during his reign from October 1, 1868 to October 23 1910). This is another

Stamps of Siam (Thailand): King Bhumibol (1947)

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With the recent death of Thailand's long-reigning monarch, King Bhumibol, we thought it appropriate to feature some of the sets from his reign. This is

Stamps of Papua: Airmail Issue (1938)

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This airmail set of six stamps celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Declaration of British Possession. The design was taken from a photograph by J.M. Pescott

Map of British Guiana (1896)

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This map shows the Boundary lines of British Guiana on the map of Scottish Geographical Magazine, 1896 (page 88). Map by the Edinburgh Geographical Institute

Andorra: A Shopping Mall Country

By | Oct 10, 2016|

Published by kind permission of the Editor of Stamp News Australasia. In the 1970s I spent most of my summer holidays in the south of

Map of Persia and Afghanistan (Gall and Inglis 1871)

By | Oct 9, 2016|

“This site really is a modern classic….at once authoritative and compelling.”
James Hall, Royal Mail’s “British Philatelic Bulletin”
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Map of British Guiana (1896)

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Africa Map (1890)

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Anegada, British Virgin Islands Map (1832)

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The Gulf Coasts Stamp Club

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American Philatelic Society (APS)

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Rhodesian Study Circle

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Belgian Congo Study Circle

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