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Railway Stamps

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 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 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