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Additional Information on HMAS Sydney

By |August 16th, 2014|

Prompted by Tony Lyon’s interesting article on this subject I decided to comment on […]

Sichuan: China’s Panda Province

By |August 10th, 2014|

New Zealand: A Sad Story Behind a Cover

By |July 4th, 2014|

Published by kind permission of the author.

Before telling the story behind the fascinating cover illustrated, a description is necessary...

War Tax Stamps – The British Empire’s Effort 1914-1920

By |July 1st, 2014|

There are many stamps issued during World War I, which reflect the momentous events of those years.

Venezuela: The “Little Venice” of the Caribbean (1923)

By |June 15th, 2014|

Originally published in "Peoples of All Nations", by Educational Book Company, London 1923.

Concerning the Stamps of Paraguay (1869)

By |June 12th, 2014|

This rare and very early article was first published in "The Stamp-Collector's Magazine" (1869). It was written by F. P. Hassen, of the Buenos Aires post-office.

The Principality of Bulgaria and its Stamps

By |May 26th, 2014|

On 1st January 2007 Bulgaria became a member of the European Union. The […]

Johore’s Playboy Sultan

By |April 22nd, 2014|

In the first half of the 20th century, Nils Strandell was probably the […]

Hawaii: A Classic Bogus Issue

By |March 1st, 2014|

Fred Melville, the well-known English philatelist and writer, was undoubtedly the foremost early […]

The Post Office in the Straits Settlements (1921)

By |December 14th, 2013|

Mr. T. A. Melville, Acting Director of Posts and Telegraphs in the Federated Malay States, who was for many years in the Post Office Department of the Straits Settlements, has contributed a valuable history of the Straits Settlements Post Office to the voluminous centenary work, "One Hundred Years of Singapore".

The New York City Post Office: 1600s – 1870s

By |November 6th, 2013|

A history of the New York City Post Office from the 1600s until the 1870s. Traces the evolution of mail transport from the early days of ‘coffee-house delivery’ through the founding of a post office up to the 1870s.

Post-Offices on Wheels (1929)

By |November 6th, 2013|

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