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Stamps of Russia: Express Stamps (1932)

By |March 30th, 2016|

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".

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.

Railway Parcels Delivery Train : Victoria, Australia c.1940

By |November 17th, 2015|

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Stamps of the Netherlands: Railway Centenary (1939)

By |November 3rd, 2015|

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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.

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 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 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...

Transvaal Railway Map (1899)

By |July 19th, 2015|

A good clear map for Boer War specialists and South Africa postal historians...

Stamps of Italy: International Railway Congress (1975)

By |July 4th, 2015|

This stamp commemorated the International Railway Congress in Bologna, Italy. It featured a Railway Steam Locomotive Driving Wheels. Designed by E. Vangelli.

Stamps of Alderney: Winter Wonderland (2011)

By |June 21st, 2015|

The Santa Special It was Christmas Eve and Alderney had woken up to a magical stillness and hush. As the Islanders pulled open their curtains, a blank canvas awaited them to be filled with festive fun.

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.