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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 France: International Railway Congress (1937)

By |September 22nd, 2015|

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 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|

We have had articles on Travelling Post Offices, postcards and videos on Philatelic Database..

Map of the Bulgarian Railway Network

By |August 22nd, 2015|

This map should prove useful to TPO and postmark collectors of Bulgaria...

Stamps of Switzerland: Centenary of Swiss Railways (1947)

By |August 11th, 2015|

This set of four stamps celebrated the Centenary of Swiss Railways. %c designed by B. Beber 10c. by O. Baumberger 20c and 30c. by O. Buegg Photo. Printed by Courvoisier Granite paper.

Railway Map of Bohemia (1883)

By |August 3rd, 2015|

This very detailed map shows the rail network of Bohemia in or shortly before 1883. A must for postmark and TPO collectors of the area...