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Map of Straits Settlements (1894)

By |July 26th, 2015|

Stamps of Taiwan: Alpine Flowers Issue (2011)

By |July 21st, 2015|

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Early Development of China’s Railways (1905-1911)

By |July 14th, 2015|

Stamps of China: Temple of Heaven (1909)

By |July 9th, 2015|

Stamps of Vietnam: Annam and Tonquin

By |July 5th, 2015|

Railway Map of Hong Kong: City of Victoria and Kowloon (1917)

By |June 30th, 2015|

The Post Office in the Straits Settlements (1921)

By |June 24th, 2015|

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".

Definitive Postage Stamps of Malaya


By |June 8th, 2015|

History, graphic design and typography of the iconic coconut-palm stamps of Malaya

Stamps of Korea: Korean War Heroes (2015)

By |June 4th, 2015|

Post Offices: Kotogahama Beach, Japan

By |June 2nd, 2015|

Stamps of Imperial China: Coiling Dragon Issue (1897)

By |May 15th, 2015|

Stamps of the Philippines: “Tutubi” Dragonflies (2015)

By |April 15th, 2015|

Philippines Post releases a special set of stamps depicting dragonflies, locally known as “tutubi”, in time for the celebration of PHLPost’s 23rd anniversary.

Stamps of Philippines: Kapatagan Anniversary (2014)

By |April 13th, 2015|

History of the Singapore General Post Office

By |March 19th, 2015|

Post Offices of French Indo China: Tonkin Postcard (1904)

By |March 18th, 2015|

This fascinating postcard tied with a French Indo-China stamp and cancelled Tonkin 1904 depicts a view of the colonial Pho-Lu post office more than a century ago.