Central America

North & Central America Map (Strand Album 1908)

By |September 5th, 2013|

Who’s Who on the Stamps of Costa Rica: Juan Rafael Mora Issue (1901)

By |August 15th, 2013|

stamp_costa_rica_1903_juan_rafael_mora Juan Rafael Mora was born in San José, Costa Rica on February 8, 1814. His primary education in that locality ended with his fifteenth year when his father provided him with employment.

Stamps of Nicaragua: Fruits Issue (1968)

By |July 13th, 2013|

Historical Map of Central America (1860)

By |June 23rd, 2013|

Central America Map (1892)

By |March 13th, 2013|

Stamps of Honduras: Issues of 1931

By |March 13th, 2013|

Here are some fine engraved stamps issued on Jan 2, 1931. They were recess printed by the American Bank Note Company.

Who’s Who on the Stamps of Costa Rica: Jesús Jiménez Issue (1901)

By |November 19th, 2012|

stamp-costa-rica-1901-jesus-jimenez This article is the beginning of a series looking at important people featured on world stamps.

Stamps of Panama: Thatcher Ferry Bridge Issue (1962)

By |May 5th, 2012|

This 3c. black and carmine-red stamp depicted the Thatcher Ferry Bridge, Canal Zone, nearing completion and celebrated the opening of the bridge October 12, 1962.

Nicaragua: the First Airmail Stamps

By |February 25th, 2012|

Apart from the early overprints in 1929, the first airmail stamp design for Nicaragua was the well known ‘aeroplanes flying over the volcano of Momotombo’. Now the American Navy was in Nicaragua at the time for reasons to prop up the regime and they had one aeroplane a DH-4s.

Stamps of Mexico: Suarez Birth Centenary Issue (1970)

By |July 7th, 2011|

On April 25, 1970 Mexico issued a 40 cents multicoloured stamp to commemorate the centenary of the birth of lawyer, poet and Vice President of Mexico José Marie Pino Suarez (1869-1913)

Mexico Map (1850)

By |May 11th, 2011|

Who’s Who on the Stamps of Costa Rica: Eusebio Figueroa Oreamuno Issue (1903)

By |May 9th, 2011|

Eusebio Figueroa Oreamuno was born on May 18, 1827 in the city of Cartago, Costa Rica. He was closely connected with national politics up until the morning of August, 1883, when was killed in a duel.