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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 Egypt: Railway Congress (1933)

By |April 28th, 2015|

British engineers who built the world's first railways in their own country also introduced them to others.One of these was Egypt, whose first railway was engineered by Robert Stephenson. But the first Egyptian line was unlike the others.

Railway Newspaper Parcel Stamps of Rhodesia

By |March 25th, 2015|

This article was written by American philatelist C.C. Lance in 1938 and was originally titled Railroad Stamps of Rhodesia. In any study of Railroad stamps, many unusual varieties are encountered, and investigation into their uses frequently develops interesting information. A large number of stamps exist, which are the issues of Government railways, but not of the respective Post Office Departments.

Railway Newspaper and Parcel Stamps (1899)

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Railway stamps may be divided into three classes, namely, Newspaper, Parcels, and Letter. The newspaper stamps were the first to make their appearance, for as far back as July, 1855, five companies adopted the use of these labels

Railway Map of Turkey (1918)

By |February 28th, 2015|

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.