The message from Danzig on the back of this card is a simple enquiry: "why has it been so long since we have heard any news from you?" The writer’s anxiety may well have been heightened when the card came back over three months later as the addressee could not be traced.
The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April 1896, and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion.
These three blocks show the three issues commemorating Hitler’s 55th birthday.
First published in "Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal" (June 1, 1927) and written by Gordon A. Clayton.
WIPA 1933 took place from 24 June to 9 July and became an enormous social event. Vienna was at that time centre of the philatelic world.
There were eight fascinating designs by Pierre Forget, printed in gravure, celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of the author, Jules Verne and his works:
Many forgeries of Australia’s rare stamps exist and this forging is still going on today. For the most part, they are intended to cheat the collector but in 1932, there was an attempt to cheat the Australian Post Office and hence the Commonwealth of Australia.