Australia & Dependencies

Postal History: Charles Dana Gibson Illustrator 1868-1944

By |October 17th, 2014|

Stamps of Christmas Island: Red Crab Migration (2014)

By |September 8th, 2014|

Additional Information on HMAS Sydney

By |August 16th, 2014|

Prompted by Tony Lyon’s interesting article on this subject I decided to comment on several points raised and add information about other Sydney mail known to me.

The navy has always been security conscious in times of war and generally it is impossible to identify the ship from which the mail was sent. Nevertheless sufficient items exist for an interesting study and I am currently working on a postal history of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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Stamps of Australia: George V Stamps (2014)

By |July 17th, 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...

Railway Map of Western Australia (1909)

By |June 21st, 2014|

Stamps of Australia: Peace and Victory Issue (1946)

By |May 7th, 2014|

Stamps of Australia: Airmail (1929)

By |April 26th, 2014|

Stamps of the Australian Antarctic Territory: First Issue(1957)

By |April 18th, 2014|

Stamps of Australia: Queen’s Birthday (2014)

By |April 12th, 2014|

Stamps of Nauru: Flowers Issue (1986)

By |April 9th, 2014|

Stamps of Victoria: Hospital Charity (1897)

By |April 8th, 2014|

Stamps of Australia: 5/- Harbour Bridge (1932)

By |February 19th, 2014|

5s Bridge

Stamps of Australia: 6d. Kookaburra Issue (1914)

By |February 16th, 2014|

6d Kooka 1914

Fingal Post Office, Tasmania 7214, Australia (2014)

By |February 15th, 2014|

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Stamps of Victoria: Boer War Patriotic Fund (1900)

By |February 11th, 2014|

Victoria Boer War

Imperial Airways Map (1935)

By |January 26th, 2014|

April 1935 map showing Imperial Airways' routes to Australia and South Africa

Stamps of Australia: Australian Orchids (2014)

By |January 14th, 2014|

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