Philatelic Crossword: October 2014

|October 14th, 2014|

Click here to complete the October crossword online.

Stamps of Mauritius: Heraldry Issue (1895)

|October 14th, 2014|

Royal portraiture gave way to heraldry in 1895, when De La Rue typographed […]

Stamps of Estonia: Deadly Firecap Mushrooms (2014)

|October 14th, 2014|

The deadly fibrecap (Inocybe erubescens) is very poisonous, containing muscarine. The poison does […]

Stamps of Ascension: Pictorial Series (1956)

|October 14th, 2014|

Bradbury Wilkinson recess-printed a pictorial series for Ascension released in November 1956.
The stamps […]

Map of Spanish Colonies in the Americas

|October 12th, 2014|

The Spanish colonies in America started falling during the Peninsular War when Spain […]

Choosing a Stamp Album (1911)

|October 12th, 2014|

The Stamps of China (1908)

|October 12th, 2014|

Map of Africa (1907)

|October 12th, 2014|

This is the Maury map of Africa for 1907. The map shows the […]

The Stamps of West Africa

|October 11th, 2014|

This article is based on an article, which originally appeared in the "Stamp Collectors’ Fortnightly", October 28, 1911.

Stamps of Lithuania: Medical Advances (2014)

|October 11th, 2014|

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first open heart surgery that […]

Stamps of Poland: German Occupation (1915)

|October 9th, 2014|

This stamp is part of a set of five stamps of the Germania […]

Stamps of Sirmoor: Elephant Issue (1895)

|October 9th, 2014|

This attractive issue featured an elephant and formed part of the definitive sets […]