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Africa and Cape Colony Map (Gall and Inglis 1871)

By |February 11th, 2016|

Stamps of Italy: Graf Zeppelin Issue (1933)

By |February 10th, 2016|

This attractive issue featured views with the "Graf Zeppelin" above. 3l. S. Paolo Gate and tomb of Consul Caius Caesius. 5l. Old Appian Way and tomb of Cecilia Metella 10l. Portion of Forum Mussolini 12l. Angelo Castle 15l. Forum Romanum 20l. Empire Way, Colosseum and Baths of Domitian Designed by C. Mezzana.

Stamps of Tristan da Cunha: Ships and Explorers (2014)

By |February 9th, 2016|

The new set of four stamps from the Tristan da Cunha Post Office depicts Arctic and Antarctic Explorers and Personalities who have journeyed in Tristan waters. Each stamp depicts an image of one of these seafarers together with the ship most closely associated with them and Tristan da Cunha. 35p – James Weddell and “Jane” Born in 1787 and although initially a member of the Royal Navy (1796–1815) where he rose to the rank of Master, he left and became a Merchant Mariner.

Africa Map (1890)

By |February 9th, 2016|

Map of Karelia (1940)

By |February 6th, 2016|

This map shows Karelia, as part of the Finnish areas ceded to Soviet Russia in 1940.

Sketches at the Melbourne General Post Office (1887)

By |January 29th, 2016|

Stamps of Portuguese India: Father José Vaz Tercentenary (1951)

By |January 5th, 2016|

RMS Oroya (c.1892)

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Stamps of Czechoslovakia: Death of President Beneš (1948)

By |December 9th, 2015|

This 5k. black issue commemorated the death of Dr Beneš, President of Czechoslovakia. Design after K. Svolinsky. Engraved J. A. Svengsbir. Recess Perf 12½. Released September 28, 1948 This would make an attractive andinexpensive addition to a Presidents on Stamps topical collection. Dr. Edvard Beneš, (born May 28, 1884, Kozlany, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary—died Sept.

Map of Australasia (1923)

By |December 6th, 2015|

This map published by Shepherd shows Australasia, as it was in 1923.

Map of French Indo-China (1886)

By |December 1st, 2015|


Map of Spanish Northwestern Africa (1912)

By |November 25th, 2015|


Postcard of SS Ormiston (c.1929)

By |November 24th, 2015|


Stamps of Slovenia: Early Slovene Film as Art (2015)

By |November 24th, 2015|


Venezuela Map (1920)

By |November 23rd, 2015|

Here's a useful and detailed map of Venezuela, as it was in 1920...