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Map of the Denver Rio-Grande Railroad (1904)

By |March 13th, 2016|

Railway Newspaper Parcel Stamps of Rhodesia

By |March 12th, 2016|

This article was written by American philatelist C.C. Lance in 1938 and was originally titled "Railroad Stamps of Rhodesia".

Railway Map of Turkey (1918)

By |March 11th, 2016|

This map shows the Turkish Railways as it was in 1918 A very useful chart for bor both rail enthusiasts and travelling Post Office collectors.

Stamps of France: International Railway Congress (1937)

By |February 10th, 2016|

This issue celebrated the 13th International Railway congress held in Paris in 1937. It featured: 30c. Electric Train 1 f. 50 Stream-lined locomotive Engraved by Achille Ouvré and Degorce. Recess.

Stamps of China: Railway Engineer Anniversary (1961)

By |November 21st, 2015|


Edinburgh & District Railway Map (1928)

By |November 20th, 2015|

This map shows quite an extensive network of railway lines around Edinburgh, Scotland in 1928. Now, eighty years later many of the old railway lines on this map have been lifted.

Railway Parcels Delivery Train : Victoria, Australia c.1940

By |November 17th, 2015|


Stamps of the Netherlands: Railway Centenary (1939)

By |November 3rd, 2015|


Stamps of Italy: Electric Mail Train (1970)

By |October 27th, 2015|

This attractive 25 lire black stamp from Italy celebrated Stamp Day in 1970 and featured an electric Mail train. Engraved by E. Donnini.

Costa Rica Railway Map (1978)

By |October 5th, 2015|

Isle of Man: Travelling Post Office Special

By |September 25th, 2015|

This postcard shows a Travelling post Office (TPO) Special at a station on the Isle of Man, published by the Post office Authority (possibly in the 1940s).

Stamps of Israel: Railways in the Holy Land (1977)

By |September 23rd, 2015|

This Israeli issue showed a number of locomotives in use in the Railways of the Holy land. Designed by A. Calderon.

Stamps of Hungary: Jendrassik Centenary (1998)

By |September 15th, 2015|

This 100 fo. grey-blue stamp celebrated the birth Centenary of Railway engineer Gyorgy Jendrassik. Designed by Gyorgy Lengyel.

Stamps of Russia: Railway Uniforms (2015)

By |September 8th, 2015|

Russia Post has issued a set of stamps dedicated to Russian Railway staff uniforms as a part of special stamps series History of Russian uniform.

Stamps of France: Travelling Post Office Issue (1944)

By |September 1st, 2015|

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