Here is an issue for those interested in Telecommunications history. This 20c. blue-grey, yellow-chestnut stamp was issued to celebrate the Opening of the Radio-T.V. Centre in Paris in 1968. Designed and engraved by Combet.
This extremely rare entire bears a 1d. red was sent from the famous botanist and author John Claudius Loudon.
This article was written by C.A. Howes in 1911 and should prove useful to collectors of the following period. The "Eastern Republic of Uruguay," whose full name has generally appeared on its stamps, is the smallest of the South American republics but has nevertheless loomed large in the eyes of stamp collectors.
There are many stamps issued during World War I, which reflect the momentous events of those years.
This fine map shows Oceania (the Pacific Region) as it was in 1897. It should be a useful chart for postal historians and stamp collectors of the area, especially for locating German colonies and other outposts...
Aspioti-Elka are Greek security printers who first began operating in 1911. The company produced the Iris and Hermes series, recess printed from dies engraved by Thomas Macdonald in London. Their subsidiary in Corfu released general issues of Epirus in 1914, depicting soldier and flag designs. Most of the Greek stamps produced since 1933 have been printed by Aspioti-Elka and all but one of the Cyprus issues released from 1962 onwards have been lithographed by them in Athens.
This map shows the Dutch interpretation of Timor's boundaries and the Portuguese colony in 1911.