I did not want to continue with the thread "Postal Stationery",because it is going to become to voluminous.
Not collecting postcards actively,I...
In the closing-phases of the Korean War the government of South-Korea
introduced a currency-reform on Feb.14th,1953.
100 Won (1946-52) became one...
From 1936 Japan started issuing stamps,commemorating the nations
national parks.The first series ran till 1956,a second series from 1962 till 1974....
Back in Germany I am trying to decide,wether I shall take in new issues,
I had missed from most countries since the year 2000.I made up my
It is for sure not the most valuable souvenir sheet.
But is there any larger one ?
This DDR (GDR) s.s.,issued Oct.6th,1964 measures 210 x 285 mm.
Today is the last day I am online.Tomorrow the PC will be loaded into a container and will
start its journey across the Atlantic.
I guess it more...
Starting in 1986 Germany,West-Germany at the time,issued a defintive series,titled
"Women in the history of Germany".The last stamps in of this...
Gerhard (Gerard) van Swieten was born in Leiden (Holland).
Because as a catholic he could not applie for a leading...
With the end of World War II,forty years of Japan´s rule over Korea ended.
The north was occupied by Russia,who established a communist regime:...
The previous thread "postal stationery" has become to extensive.Time to start a more limited thread.
I am going to start with some uncommon,rather...
The ETB (First Day Card) bickerstonehall shows in his latest thread,is a good reason
to tell the sad story of those ETBs.
In Germany the current...
Some years ago I had interest in mint WWF (World Wildlife Fund) stamps.
At a low-price auction house I found a couple of such sets,but they
different newly built road-bridges
A new thread away from the crowded Stamp Chat forum.
I hope Bickerstonehall will not mind,if I poach in "his realm" !
[ATTACH] In this set,issued...
The special printings of 1935 are somewhat exotic in the otherwise
rather plain and predictable stamp issues of the USA.
Usually I collect USA...
The "Third Reich" also called the "Thousand Year Impire" lastet a little
longer than twelve years,from January 1933 till May 1945.
Today I want to start a new thread,away from the "crowded" forums,
like Stamp Chat,etc.
For my part I will show letters I received or have sent...
Makanudo and others,
I am well aware that there is a thread to this theme
started by Makanudo recently.
However occupation stamps is such a wide...
Here a nice cover,what kicks out a chinese (?)
The kingdom of Laos issued stamps from 1951 till the
communist/vietnamese takeover in 1975.
Original and of the highest quality most of these stamps...
Separate names with a comma.