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Stamps of France:T.P.O. Sorting Van on Stamp Day Issue (1951)

By | Apr 18, 2017|Designers, Engravers, France & Colonies, Postal Services, Postal Vans, Railways, Stamp Days, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, TPOs (see Travelling Post Offices), Travelling Post Offices|

I love the engraved issues of this period from France and this stamp is no exception. Designed and engraved by

France: Electrification of Valenciennes Railway Line (1955)

By | Apr 12, 2017|Designers, Engravers, France & Colonies, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Train Archive, Trains, Transport|

This stamp celebrated the Electrification of the Valenciennes Railway Line in France. Designed and engraved by Decaris. Recess. Perf. 13.

Stamps of France: International Railway Congress (1937)

By | Feb 17, 2017|Europe, Events, France & Colonies, History, Railroads or Railways, Railway Stamps, Railways, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Train Archive, Trains, Transport|

This issue celebrated the 13th International Railway congress held in Paris in 1937. It featured: 30c. Electric Train 1 f.

Stamps of the Netherlands: Railway Centenary (1939)

By | Jan 7, 2017|Designers, Netherlands & Colonies, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Train Archive, Trains, Transport|

These two stamps celebrated the Centenary of the Netherlands Railway. Designed by G.V.A. Roling. Photo Perf 14 x 13½. Released

Railway Newspaper Parcel Stamps of Rhodesia

By | Dec 19, 2016|British Guiana, Cinderellas, Congo Free State, History, Local Posts, Mozambique, Newspaper Stamps, Portugal & Colonies, Railroads or Railways, Railway Stamps, Railways, Rhodesia, South Africa, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Train Archive, Trains, Transport|

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

Map of the Denver Rio-Grande Railroad (1904)

By | Mar 13, 2016|History, Maps, North America Maps, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Topicals or Thematics, United States, United States of America|

Here is a detailed map of the Denver rio-Grande Railroad in 1904. This chart may prove useful to both TPO

Railway Map of Turkey (1918)

By | Mar 11, 2016|Europe Maps, History, Maps, Middle East, Ottoman Empire, Railroads or Railways, Railway Stamps, Railways, TPOs (see Travelling Post Offices), Trains, Transport, Travelling Post Offices, Turkey|

This map shows the Turkish Railways as it was in 1918 A very useful chart for bor both rail enthusiasts

Stamps of China: Railway Engineer Anniversary (1961)

By | Nov 21, 2015|China, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics|

This set celebrated the Centenary of the Birth of Jeme Tien-yow (Railway Engineer). 8f. Black and sage-green: J. Tien-yow 10f.

Edinburgh & District Railway Map (1928)

By | Nov 20, 2015|History, Maps, Railroads or Railways, Railways|

This map shows quite an extensive network of railway lines around Edinburgh, Scotland in 1928. Now, eighty years later many

Railway Parcels Delivery Train : Victoria, Australia c.1940

By | Nov 17, 2015|History, Postal Vans, Postal Workers, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Train Archive, Travelling Post Offices, Victoria|

This image shows a parcels delivery train of the Victorian Railways in about 1940. Travelling Post Offices images are rare,

Paraguay Railway Map (1978)

By | Oct 27, 2015|History, Maps, Paraguay, Railways, South America, South America Maps|

Stamps of Italy: Electric Mail Train (1970)

By | Oct 27, 2015|Engravers, Italy & Colonies, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Train Archive, Trains, Transport|

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

Isle of Man: Travelling Post Office Special

By | Sep 25, 2015|History, Postcards, Railroads or Railways, Railways, TPOs (see Travelling Post Offices), Train Archive, Trains, Travelling Post Offices|

This postcard shows a Travelling post Office (TPO) Special at a station on the Isle of Man, published by the

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

By | Sep 23, 2015|Israel, Middle East, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Train Archive, Trains, Transport|

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

Stamps of Hungary: Jendrassik Centenary (1998)

By | Sep 15, 2015|Designers, Hungary, People on Stamps, Railroads or Railways, Railways, Stamp Profiles, Train Archive, Trains, Transport|

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

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