'A modern classic...at once authoritative and compelling' The Royal Mail


Mexico Map (1850)

By |July 3rd, 2015|

Historical Map of Central America (1860)

By |June 28th, 2015|

This attractive map shows Central America as it was in 1860, Collectors of the early issues of Central America should find this of interest.

New York-Cuba Shipping Line (1909)

By |March 20th, 2015|

This is an image of an Advertisement from the 1909 Stark's Guide Book & History of British Guiana. It shows the ports of call for the New York-Cuba Shipping Line and should be of interest to postal historians and paquebot collectors of this fascinating area...

Leon Helguera, UN Stamp Designer

By |August 16th, 2014|

Originally published in “United Nations Postage Stamps” by the United Nations Department of Public Information, New York in 1956. The United Nations Postal Administration has drawn upon the talents of artists of many nations and varying backgrounds for the designs for the Organization's first stamps.

U.S.A & Mexico Map (Lincoln Stamp Album 1899)

By |January 30th, 2013|

Stamps of Mexico: Suarez Birth Centenary Issue (1970)

By |July 7th, 2011|

On April 25, 1970 Mexico issued a 40 cents multicoloured stamp to commemorate the centenary of the birth of lawyer, poet and Vice President of Mexico José Marie Pino Suarez (1869-1913)

Mexico: 25 centavos stamp (1874)

By |May 28th, 2008|

Different designs were used for each of a series of five stamps, recess-printed by the American Banknote Company, and released in 1874. A 4c.

Mexico: 12 centavos stamp (1868)

By |April 30th, 2008|

After the withdrawal of the French, the republicans overthrew the erstwhile empire. Stamps of the first republican series were introduced overprinted “Mexico” in gothic script. A new Hidalgo series, lithographed in Mexico City, was issued in September, 1868.


By |April 17th, 2008|

A popular name for the 1864 issues of Mexico, which showed an eagle tramping a snake underfoot.