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


Stamp Issues of Peru (1858-1909)

By |June 17th, 2015|

The Kon-Tiki Expedition

By |June 15th, 2015|


Stamps of Peru: President Bustamante Issue (2011)

By |November 11th, 2013|


Stamps of Peru: Airmail Issue (1934)

By |April 1st, 2013|

This attractive airmail issue of Peru was recess printed by Waterlow and Sons. Perf. 12 1/2. There were two stamps in the set. 2s. blue and 5s. brown. They featured a Fairley fighter and were issued February 1, 1934.

Video: Discover Peru with Stamps

By |March 23rd, 2013|

Railway Systems of the World (1957)

By |January 31st, 2013|

The following article was first published in the "Oxford Junior Encyclopaedia" (1957) and is a sound introduction to the various different railway systems around the world at the time.

The Peruvian Surcharges (1895)

By |July 7th, 2008|

The following was first published in The MetropoIitan Philatelist (April, 1896).

Through the courtesy of the Staten Island Philatelic Society we are enabled to publish the official decree, authorizing the issue of the new stamps surcharged with the portrait bust of General Morales Bermúdez. We reprint the original Spanish as furnished, and follow with our translation.


Tarapaca, Peru Map (1851)

By |December 11th, 2007|