History

Stamps of San Marino: Good Neighbourhood with Italy Anniversary (2014)

By |July 20th, 2014|

On the 31st March 1939 Italy and San Marino stipulated the “Convention of […]

Map of Yugoslavia (1922-9)

By |July 19th, 2014|

Even then, in 1922, the country was known colloquially as “Jugoslavia” or “Yugoslavia”.
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Stamps of China: Temple of Heaven (1909)

By |July 19th, 2014|

This issue, which featured the Temple of Heaven, celebrated the First Year of […]

Stamps of Australia: George V Stamps (2014)

By |July 17th, 2014|

A century ago, Australia’s stamp designs were “hot” political topics. Labor PostmasterGeneral, Charles […]

Stamps of Faroe Islands: Prince Consort’s 80th Birthday (2014)

By |July 15th, 2014|

In connection with Prince Henrik of Denmark’s 80th birthday on 11 June, Post […]

United States Post Offices: Aiken, South Carolina (1912)

By |July 14th, 2014|

This Palladian post office at Aiken in South Carolina was built in 1912.

Designed […]

Stamps of Bulgaria: Tsar Boris III (1937)

By |July 14th, 2014|

This imperf sheet celebrated the 19th Aniversary of Tsar Boris III’s accession.

Designed by […]

Map of the British Empire (1897)

By |July 12th, 2014|

This fine map of the World shows the British Empire as it was […]

Railway Map of Bohemia (1883)

By |July 11th, 2014|

This very detailed map shows the rail network of Bohemia in or shortly […]

Map of Europe: Locarno Conference (1925)

By |July 10th, 2014|

This map shows Europe after the post World War One Settlement (the Locarno […]

European Post Offices: Riga, Latvia (1923)

By |July 7th, 2014|

This postcard shows the Riga Post Office in Latvia in 1923.

Stamps of Switzerland & Russia: Railway Clocks (2014)

By |July 4th, 2014|

Russia and Switzerland have maintained diplomatic relations for 200 years. During the Second […]