History

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 […]

U.S. Post Offices: Lexington, Kentucky (1889)

By |August 2nd, 2014|

This marvellous tinted postcard shows the Post Office in Lexington, Kentucky, a mansion […]

Stamps of South Africa: V.R.I. Wolmaransstad Overprints

By |August 1st, 2014|

The V.R.I. (Victoria Regina Imperatrix) overprints were applied to a few stamps of […]

Stamps of Czechoslovakia: Death of President Beneš (1948)

By |July 30th, 2014|

This 5k. black issue commemorated the death of Dr Beneš, President of Czechoslovakia.

Design […]

Afghanistan & Baluchistan Map (1935)

By |July 29th, 2014|