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The Politics of Printing in Stamp Design and Production

By |April 24th, 2016|

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

Historical Map of Central America (1860)

By |June 28th, 2015|

This attractive map shows Central America as it was in 1860, Collectors of the early issues of Central America should find this of interest.

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.

Between the Wars: Interesting Stamp Issues of 1919-1939 (Part One)

By |June 2nd, 2009|


Guatemala: The Lithographed Stamp Issue of 1886

By |May 2nd, 2008|

The following was written by Charles S. Langstroth and first published in the "Philatelic Journal of Great Britain", May 1936: The set of lithographed postage stamps issued by Guatemala in 1886 affords an interesting study to the collectors who specialise in Central America, and there is still room for independent research which may lead to interesting discoveries. Although less than 50 years old, and issued in considerable quantity, it is remarkable how much still remains to be learned about them.