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JUNE & AUGUST 2016

 

June 2016

  • Collecting World War One - Part 2. -  Dave Hill explains how he breaks down his collection of postal history material from this conflict and now it is the turn of France and Belgium.

  • Was the Emperor of Ethiopia a keen skier? - Jack Shamash poses this question after finding a letter in a quantity of covers bought at auction.

  • Checklist of Articles in the British Philatelic Press - our twice yearly listing covers the period July - December 2015

  • New Issues

    • My Education, My Future - South Africa

    • The Events of January 1991 from Lithuania

    • Dial 112 - Germany publicises the international emergency

    • 1916 Courage & Commitment - the third issue in the series marking the role of New Zealand in World War I.

    • Four ingredients Germany marks the 500th Anniversary of the Beer Purity Law.

    • The Prater - Austria commemorates the 25oth Anniversary of Vienna's Prater as a public park.

  • Meeting reports -  Detailed and informative reports on the Displays "The Philippines, Queen Isabella II  given by Nigel Gooding at the Saturday Meeting on 5 March 2016 and West African Airmails given by Barbara Priddy on 9 April 2016. .  

  • Book Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews are a regular feature of the magazine. In this issue we look at
    Edwin Hill's Diary 1840 - RPSL Archive No 1 by Roger Johnson FRPSL and Frank L Walton FRPSL
     
    The 1836 Anglo-French Postal Convention
    by Geoffrey Lewis FRPSL
    Stanley Gibbons Stamps of the World 2016
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  • PLUS -  Other Regular Features - 

    • The President's Piece, National PS News, Message from the Editor

    • Letters to the Editor

    • Other Philatelic News   

    • Stamp Fairs Listing -  late May, June and July 2016


August 2016               

  • Pranks in Paraguay - Michael Round trawls the archives for Paraguay's bogus high value stamps of 1922.

  • Horizon labels pass under philatelic radar - Developments since the introduction of labels in 2002 are described by Michael L Goodman..

  • A National Philatelic Society Roll of Honour for the Great War -  Dave Hill has researched those members of what was then the Junior Philatelic Society who gave their lives in World war One.

  • New Issues

    • The Hungarian Parliament Building V

    • A new stamp for the International Court of Justice

    • The BBC on Ascension Island

    • The Chernobyl Disaster is remembered by the Ukraine

    • Nostalgic Fruit Labels from Australia

  • Meeting reports -  Detailed and informative reports on the Displays USA Revenues  and "Back of the Book" given by John Swade at the Saturday Meeting on 14 May 2016 and Caldey Island which formed the President's Display on 11 June.. 

  • Book Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews are a regular feature of the magazine. In this issue we look at
    The Postage Dues of Zanzibar 1875-1964 - The Stamps, the Covers and their story by John Griffith Jones 
    The Postal History of the Type Sage Issue of France 1876-1900
    by Peter Kelly 
    UPU Specimen Stamps 1878-1960 Author James Bendon 
    Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Concise Catalogue 2016
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  • PLUS -  Other Regular Features - 

    • The President's Piece, National PS News, Message from the Editor

    • Letters to the Editor

    • Other Philatelic News   

    • Stamp Fairs Listing -  late July, August and September 2016

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