Betty Van Tenac

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Famous Train Journeys (1992)

By |January 23rd, 2014|

Japan 1964 bullet train issue

Topical Stamp Collecting: Christmas Angels

By |October 28th, 2013|

Angels, the messengers of God, have become an integral part of the Christmas story, […]

Topical Stamps: Movie Moments

By |October 24th, 2013|

In the early 1890s, inventors on both side of the Atlantic were on the brink of showing the first moving photographs. Still photography was well established, but the challenge was to invent a machine that would take and show a succession of photographic frames.

Topical stamp issues: Captain Cook and the Pacific

By |June 13th, 2013|

The Pacific ocean is the largest body of water in the world. The total area of the Pacific Ocean is estimated at 163,000,000 km or nearly 40 per cent of the whole water extent of the world.

Commonwealth Games on Stamps

By |March 28th, 2013|

In its 76-year history the Commonwealth Games movement has had several names - the British Empire Games, the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, the British Commonwealth Games and now the Commonwealth Games.

World of Thematics: Chess

By |March 23rd, 2013|

Chess is the oldest of all games of pure mental skill – those in […]

Cats on Stamps

By |March 17th, 2013|

stamp-colombia-1980-cat-$4

Thematics In Australia

By |January 29th, 2013|

Thematic philately is the collecting of stamps and various types of philatelic material according to the subjects they display or the stories they tell, rather than in chronological order by country of origin. It has the potential to be among the most enjoyable and rewarding forms that the stamp hobby has to offer.

“Year of the Dog” on Stamps

By |January 6th, 2013|

Australian Space Tracking Stations

By |February 21st, 2008|

When I first began collecting stamps back in the late sixties ‘space’ was one […]