Asia

Johore’s Playboy Sultan

By |September 2nd, 2014|

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

Stamps of China: The Amoy Local Posts

By |August 31st, 2014|

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Post Offices of Japan: Nagasaki (1910)

By |August 26th, 2014|

This postcard shows the the Post Office in Nagasaki, circa 1910.
A port […]

Map of Straits Settlements (1894)

By |August 11th, 2014|

This map shows the Straits Settlements (Malaya) in 1894.

A very useful chart for […]

Stamps of Philippines: Kapatagan Anniversary (2014)

By |August 9th, 2014|

Kapatagan was formerly a part of Kolambugan, it existed as municipal district from […]

Afghanistan & Baluchistan Map (1935)

By |July 29th, 2014|

Stamps of China: Temple of Heaven (1909)

By |July 19th, 2014|

This issue, which featured the Temple of Heaven, celebrated the First Year of […]

Stamps of Imperial China: Coiling Dragon Issue (1897)

By |June 10th, 2014|

This Imperial Chinese Post issue featured a coiling dragon.

Designed by A. de Villard. […]

Map showing Location of Thailand in South-East Asia

By |May 24th, 2014|

China Post at Everest Base Camp

By |April 23rd, 2014|

Located at an elevation of 5,300m, the China Post Office at EBC is […]

Contemporary Map of Cambodia

By |April 19th, 2014|

This is a contemporary map of Cambodia.

It shows all the major settlements.

A useful […]

Stamps of Imperial China: Dragon Issues (1897)

By |April 5th, 2014|

I love the Dragon Issues! Is it because I like dragons or the […]