France & Colonies

Stamps of New Caledonia: Tokyo Olympics (1964)

By |October 16th, 2014|

Sporting events provide much of the commemorative issues produced by New Caledonia.
The Tokyo […]

Map of Africa (1907)

By |October 12th, 2014|

This is the Maury map of Africa for 1907. The map shows the […]

Stamps of Ethiopia: UPU (1909)

By |September 7th, 2014|

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

Map of the Battle of the Somme (1916)

By |July 2nd, 2014|

D-Day Map (1944)

By |June 19th, 2014|

For collectors of D_Day Stamps, this map gives detailed information of the D-Day […]

Stamps of Jersey: D-Day (2014)

By |June 18th, 2014|

“D-Day” redirects here. This article is about the first day of the Invasion […]

Stamps of Malagasy Republic: P.O. Tamatave (1962)

By |June 16th, 2014|

This issue from the Malagasy Republic celebrated Stamp Day and showed the Post […]

Stamps of France: International Railway Congress (1937)

By |June 7th, 2014|

This issue celebrated the 13th International Railway congress held in Paris in 1937.
It […]

Stamps of France: Chamonix-Mont Blanc Skiing Week (1937)

By |June 7th, 2014|

This 1 f. 50 deep blue stamp celebrated Skiing Week at Chamonix-Mont Blanc.

Engraved […]

Map showing Location of Obock (1896)

By |May 14th, 2014|

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

From […]

Postcard: The Arrival of Augagneur, Governor of Diego-Suárez (1905)

By |May 5th, 2014|

This historic postcard shows the arrival of the new Governor in the main […]

Stamps of French Mauritania: New York World’s Fair (1939)

By |April 30th, 2014|

These two attractive stamps celebrated the New York World’s Fair of 1939.

Designed and […]