East Africa

Portuguese Colonies: Nyassa – First through Fifth Issue (1898-1911)

By |September 30th, 2014|

This article was written by Bertram W. H. Poole and first published in "Mekeel's Weekly Stamp News" Feb 25, 1911 Volume XXV, Number 8, Whole Issue Number 1052.

Stamps of Ethiopia: UPU (1909)

By |September 7th, 2014|

This stamp depicts the Throne of Solomon and was issued in 1909 to […]

Map of Italian East Africa (1938-1941)

By |May 25th, 2014|

The biggest extension of Eritrea was reached during the Italian Empire (1936–1941), when […]

Stamps of Eritrea: First Issues (1893-1910)

By |May 25th, 2014|

On January 1, 1893, values from 1 centesimo to 5 lire of the […]

Map showing Location of Obock (1896)

By |May 14th, 2014|

Map showing the location of Obock from an Italian military map in 1896.

From […]

Stamps of Kenya: Centenary of Ugandan Church (1977)

By |December 7th, 2013|

Stamps of Germany: Hermann von Wissmann, Explorer (1934)

By |November 23rd, 2013|

Stamps of French Somali Coast: Olympic Games, Tokyo Issue (1964)

By |July 15th, 2013|

Map of Italian Eritrea (1908)

By |July 11th, 2013|

Handling of Overseas Mails (1936)

By |November 20th, 2012|

This extremely informative article originally appeared in "Shipping Wonders of the World" in 1936. It explains in some detail the carriage of letters and parcel posts by ships and their ports of call in the 1930s.

East Africa Study Circle

By |June 16th, 2008|

The East Africa Study Circle (EASC) was founded in 1979 to study, record […]