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JUNE 2017

 


June 2017

  • The Moens-Torres Fantasy Stamps and Forgeries - Part 2 - Gerhard Lang-Valchs continues his look at some of the bogus stamps that appeared in philatelic journals in the nineteenth century, taking in Prince Edward Island, "Westervelt" the Irish Fenian essays, Amoy and the Confederate States. 

  • 1977 German Commemorative Cover - The liner Bremen , U-Boats and an "Insured Letter Carrier" stamp all come together on this 1977 cover that caught the eye of Dave Hill.

  • Checklist of Articles in the British Philatelic Press - our twice yearly listing covers the period July - December 2016

  • Meeting Reports - Detailed and informative reports on the Country Meeting at Thatcham on Saturday 25 March 2017 and the displays entitled "An excellent Afternoon's Entertainment" given on Saturday 8 April 2017 by Christine Earle, FRPSL  who showed "Sydney Harbour Bridge" and Patrick Reid who presented "Tasmania". 
      

  • New Issues -
     
      Modern Art stamps from Australia.
       T
    he World War I series from New Zealand continues with "1917 Darkest Hour"
       Germany
    and Hungary mark the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
       Colourful eels from Ascension
       Iceland
    depicts a sweater on its SEPAC stamp for 2017

  • Book Reviews - Detailed and informative reviews are a regular feature of the magazine. In this issue we look at
    Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue - New Zealand & Dependencies 6th ed 2016
    Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue - Western Pacific 4th ed 2017

    Baghdad in British Occupation - The Story of the 1917 Provisional Stamps by Freddy Khalastchy, FRPSL
    Stanley Gibbons Catalogue - Netherlands & Colonies 1st ed 2017
    Rhodesia &  Nyasaland Postage Rates - Surface and Airmail by J B Horne, FRPSL
    Catalogue CZPO of USSR Postage Stamps 1961-1974 - forwarded by Oleg Dukhovnitsky
    Brusden-White Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue - Kangaroos and the Early Period 1901-1912 

    .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 & July 2017


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