on a Sunday and other Belgian curiosities - Dave Hill
explains how the background to the "Do not deliver
on a Sunday" labels on Belgian stamps and how the
scheme worked in practice and then takes a quick
look at a couple of aspects of post World War II Belgian
- envelopes printed using surplus Allied maps and the
105 reduction in postal charges.
sideways duplex handstamp - By combining an
obliterator and the town of postings, Duplex cancels
saved time in cancelling mail and were trialled in 1853.
Ray Barton describes the sideways duplex
handstamps that were introduced on 30th May 1854 and
were widely used until the early 1870s.
of Articles in the British Philatelic Press
- our twice yearly listing covers the period
January - June 2018.
Tranmer (1928-2018) - An obituary on this
distinguished philatelist who was a regular contributor
to Stamp Lover for many years.
Lecture on Aerophilately - Michael Goodman
reports on this year's Stuart Rossiter Lecture.
and informative reports on the Display on Morocco
Agencies (KGVI and QEII) given by Barrie
Cook given on Saturday
13 October 2018 and on the Annual
Competitions on Saturday 3 November
Climate Change - three unusual stamps from
- Ascension remembers RMS
- Europa 2018 - Bridges.
- Canada marks the Centenary
of the 1918 Armistice
- Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
- a new high value definitive from Canada
- Slovenia - Stamp
Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews
are a regular feature of the magazine. In this
issue we look at
Gibbons Commonwealth Catalogue - East Africa
with Egypt & Sudan 4th ed. 2018
Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue Part 7 - Germany
12th ed. 2018
British Printed Papers by Post 1836-1876
by Gavin Fryer RDP, FRPSL
Sammy the Stamp
by Pip Comfort
The Sub-Office Postmarks of Sheffield by
Frank Walton RDP, FRPSL, RDYP.
- Other Regular Features -
Piece, National PS News, Message
from the Editor
to the Editor
Fairs Listing - late
November, December 2018 & January 2019.