History

Johore’s Playboy Sultan

By |September 2nd, 2014|

In the first half of the 20th century, Nils Strandell was probably the […]

Map of Oceania (Pacific Ocean) 1897

By |September 2nd, 2014|

This fine map shows Oceania (the Pacific Region) as it was in 1897.

It […]

Map of Palestine (1897)

By |September 1st, 2014|

This map shows Palestine in 1897.
A useful chart for collectors of Palestine, Middle […]

Stamps of China: The Amoy Local Posts

By |August 31st, 2014|

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Post Offices of Japan: Nagasaki (1910)

By |August 26th, 2014|

This postcard shows the the Post Office in Nagasaki, circa 1910.
A port […]

United States Stamps: Korean War Medal of Honor (2014)

By |August 25th, 2014|

In January 2012, the U.S. Postal Service® invited the last living Korean War […]

Europe Maps (1871-1914)

By |August 22nd, 2014|

Stamps of Great Britain: World War One Centenary (2014)

By |August 19th, 2014|

These First World War 1914 centenary stamps represent the six series themes of […]

Stamps of Italy: Italian Red Cross (2014)

By |August 18th, 2014|

This stamp issue of Italian Post celebrates the Italian Red Cross on the […]

Leon Helguera, UN Stamp Designer

By |August 16th, 2014|

Originally published in “United Nations Postage Stamps” by the United Nations Department of […]

Stamps of Ascension Island: World War I (2014)

By |August 12th, 2014|

Although at an early stage in its settlement Ascension Island was designated “HMS […]

Map of Straits Settlements (1894)

By |August 11th, 2014|

This map shows the Straits Settlements (Malaya) in 1894.

A very useful chart for […]