Postal History

Postal History: Charles Dana Gibson Illustrator 1868-1944

By |October 17th, 2014|

Stamps of Switzerland: Landau Messenger (2014)

By |September 23rd, 2014|

Additional Information on HMAS Sydney

By |August 16th, 2014|

Prompted by Tony Lyon’s interesting article on this subject I decided to comment on several points raised and add information about other Sydney mail known to me.

The navy has always been security conscious in times of war and generally it is impossible to identify the ship from which the mail was sent. Nevertheless sufficient items exist for an interesting study and I am currently working on a postal history of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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Railway Map of Bohemia (1883)

By |July 11th, 2014|

New Zealand: A Sad Story Behind a Cover

By |July 4th, 2014|

Published by kind permission of the author.

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

New York-Cuba Shipping Line (1909)

By |June 15th, 2014|

The Principality of Bulgaria and its Stamps

By |May 26th, 2014|

Map of Italian East Africa (1938-1941)

By |May 25th, 2014|

U.S. Post Offices: Silverton, Colorado (1932)

By |May 16th, 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.

Postal Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

By |March 8th, 2014|

Post Offices of Great Britain: Blisworth, Northamptonshire (1906)

By |January 13th, 2014|

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Postal History: Barque “Adolphe” Shipwreck (1904)

By |January 11th, 2014|

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H.M.A.S. Kanowna, Australian Hospital Ship, World War One

By |January 6th, 2014|

World War I naval/military postal historians will find this article from Maurice Mishkel most interesting...

Kenya Postal History: Postal Report (1922)

By |January 1st, 2014|

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U.S. Twin Coach Postal Van (c.1953)

By |December 25th, 2013|

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Postal History: Melbourne to Banningville, Belgian Congo (1937)

By |December 10th, 2013|

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Stamps of Russia: Esperanto Congress (1926)

By |November 30th, 2013|

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