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Central South African Railways Map (1910)

By |December 16th, 2014|

Railway Map of Bohemia (1883)

By |July 11th, 2014|

Stamps of Switzerland & Russia: Railway Clocks (2014)

By |July 4th, 2014|

Railway Map of Western Australia (1909)

By |June 21st, 2014|

Stamps of France: International Railway Congress (1937)

By |June 7th, 2014|

Stamps of Denmark: Denmark-Germany Railway Opening (1963)

By |January 24th, 2014|


Stamps of Italy: International Railway Congress (1975)

By |January 4th, 2014|


Railway Map of Jamaica (1925)

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Railway Map of Portugal

By |November 6th, 2013|


Post-Offices on Wheels (1929)

By |November 6th, 2013|


Indo-China Map (1886)

By |November 2nd, 2013|

Travelling Post Offices: SLSF 211 Baggage/Mail Car (1928)

By |October 25th, 2013|


Great Britain: The Travelling Post Offices (1894)

By |October 23rd, 2013|

In this article, taken from The Ludgate Magazine (London, 1899), we have a veritable feast for collectors of TPOs. It is certainly unusual to see the operations of travelling post offices in the nineteenth century.

The postal system of the country may be taken as part and parcel of the railway, for the G.P.O. would indeed be a shortlived institution should it ever strive for indepenence.

In the year ending March 1894, we were informed that the number of letters, postcards, book-packets, circulars, samples, newspapers and parcels sent through the Post Office was 2,796,500,000 and that the bulk of this was transmitted by rail.


Travelling Post Office Van at Colne Valley Railway

By |October 20th, 2013|


Stamps of France: Travelling Post Office Issue (1944)

By |September 9th, 2013|