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Stamps of Malagasy Republic: Aquarium Fish series (1994)

By |August 16th, 2014|

Illustrated are some of the stamps and the very handsome miniature sheet, featuring […]

Concerning the Stamps of Paraguay (1869)

By |June 12th, 2014|

This rare and very early article was first published in "The Stamp-Collector's Magazine" (1869). It was written by F. P. Hassen, of the Buenos Aires post-office.

Austrian Empire Map (Gall and Inglis 1871)

By |March 5th, 2014|

The Post Office in the Straits Settlements (1921)

By |December 14th, 2013|

Mr. T. A. Melville, Acting Director of Posts and Telegraphs in the Federated Malay States, who was for many years in the Post Office Department of the Straits Settlements, has contributed a valuable history of the Straits Settlements Post Office to the voluminous centenary work, "One Hundred Years of Singapore".

Turkish (Ottoman) Empire Map (Lincoln Stamp Album 1899)

By |December 7th, 2013|

Post-Offices on Wheels (1929)

By |November 6th, 2013|

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Norwegian Shipping (1937)

By |October 30th, 2013|

Norwegian Motor-Driven Fruit Ship C. 1937 Here is a fascinating article concerning Norwegian Shipping between the two world wars. Originally published in Shipping Wonders of the World in 1937, it will be of much interest to shipping enthusiasts and Scandinavian postal historians.

Tristan da Cunha: The Stampless Island (1909)

By |October 28th, 2013|

255486603_7d4a9222d6 As a member of the West Africa Study Circle, I was pleased to find this interesting article, which originally appeared in "The Postage Stamp" (October 9, 2909).

Labour Day U.S.C.S. 456 Cachet: King of 1934 Cachets (1935)

By |October 27th, 2013|

Topical Stamps: Movie Moments

By |October 24th, 2013|

In the early 1890s, inventors on both side of the Atlantic were on the brink of showing the first moving photographs. Still photography was well established, but the challenge was to invent a machine that would take and show a succession of photographic frames.

Victoria Land (1913)

By |October 21st, 2013|

Paraguay Railway Map (1978)

By |October 16th, 2013|