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New Zealand Advertisement Stamps (1882-97)

By |November 19th, 2015|

Stamps of New Zealand: Christmas Issue featuring Stained-Glass Windows (2015)

By |October 18th, 2015|

Stamps of New Zealand: Smiling Boys (1931)

By |August 8th, 2015|

Stamps of New Zealand, Australia & Singapore: Stamp Exhibition (2015)

By |August 4th, 2015|

Stamps of New Zealand: UNESCO World Heritage (2005)

By |July 19th, 2015|

The Politics of Printing in Stamp Design and Production

By |June 11th, 2015|

It is a truism that political considerations have affected every stamp issuing country, some more than others.

Map of Oceania (Pacific Ocean) 1897

By |June 5th, 2015|

New Zealand Map (1949)

By |May 3rd, 2015|

New Zealand: A Sad Story Behind a Cover

By |April 14th, 2015|

Published by kind permission of the author.

Before telling the story behind the fascinating cover illustrated, a description is necessary...

Stamps of Pitcairn Islands: Botanica (2014)

By |August 3rd, 2014|

Bananas and Earthquakes in Jamaica

By |May 6th, 2014|

jamaica-1925-postcard-front Given the cost of bananas in Australia at present, I was fascinated by this recently acquired Jamaican postcard. It was written in early 1925 and addressed to a young man in New Zealand. It bears an interesting slogan: COME TO JAMAICA: THE IDEAL TOURIST RESORT.

Stamps of New Zealand: Royal Visit (2014)

By |April 15th, 2014|

Philately in the Doldrums? (1947)

By |January 29th, 2014|

Stamps of New Zealand: Seaweeds (2014)

By |January 19th, 2014|


Post Offices: Gisborne, New Zealand (1940)

By |December 21st, 2013|