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The Politics of Printing in Stamp Design and Production

By |June 11th, 2015|

It is a truism that political considerations have affected every stamp issuing country, some more than others.

Stamps of Egypt: Railway Congress (1933)

By |April 28th, 2015|

Postcard: Port Said Post Office, Egypt (1920)

By |September 9th, 2013|


Map of Egypt and Nubia (1890)

By |July 13th, 2013|


An Unusual WWI Postcard to a Soldier in Egypt

By |July 4th, 2013|


The Stamps of Syria (1927)

By |July 2nd, 2013|

The postage stamps of Syria offer a wide and interesting field of study to the general collector as well as to the most minute and exacting of philatelic specialists.

Cetinje, Montenegro Via Suez From Mackay, Qld: 1894 Postcard

By |May 8th, 2013|

E.L. Angeloglou, Dean of Cairo Stamp Dealers

By |March 28th, 2013|

The cover has a total postage of 1/ 7d made up of a pair of ½d orange KGV heads and the 1/6 Hermes airmail stamp. It has two ENMORE/ 130P 16 JL 36/ N.S.W postmarks plus a blue By Air Mail/ Par Avion vignette. It is addressed to E. L. Angeloglou. Esq./ 13. El. Manakh. St/ Cairo, Egypt. The dates at Enmore, Sydney and Alexandria are written in ink manuscript, on the front (Figure 1 right).


The Royal Mail Steam-Packet Company

By |January 15th, 2013|

The Royal Mail Steam-Packet Company was incorporated in 1839 by Royal Charter, with a subsidy of ₤240,000. Supplemental charters extending the operations of the Company were granted at intervals, one in 1904 containing an ‘all British’ clause confining control of the Company to British subjects.

Palestine, Egypt and India 1920s (Video)

By |August 25th, 2009|

Postcards of Egypt: Alexandria, View of the port and Light House (c.1914)

By |May 16th, 2009|