Contents to Volume 40, Number 11
Contents April 2010
The latest news from the stamp world.
Reports from philatelic societies.
Forthcoming Fairs and Auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
Ten stamps featuring Mammals to be issued on 13 April.
Peter Shaw updates his earlier article.
John M Deering looks at security slits and recent changes to retail booklets.
The case for a Merchant Navy stamp is made by Keith Greenway.
Readers’ views on British stamps, plus a Rugby Songs issue!
GB Specialised Supplement
A supplement to the Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
Stamps of the South Bank
Continuing his philatelic journey round London, Derek Connell goes south of the river.
Federation of Malaya
There are more collecting opportunities than the catalogue entry suggests, as Len Stanway shows.
Nimrod suggests some Nigeria stamps that are worth looking for. Your chance to win a £50 SG voucher.
Sarawak KGVI Postmarks
David Hory reveals that village postmarks from this colony can be difficult to find.
David Rennie reviews Colin Searle’s 100 Years of the Philatelic Congress of Great Britain 1909–2009.
The late David R Wright continues his review of African independence issues.
Basil Herwald visits this paradise island and pops into the Philatelic Bureau.
1935 Silver Jubilee
Neil Donen reports on a new variety on a Straits Settlements stamp and, with Alastair Hacket and Harvey Russell, extends the list of 2½d. Prussian blues.
The postal arrangements for Shackleton’s British Antarctic Expedition, together with items to mark its centenary, are examined by Steve Pendleton.
Japanese Steam Engines
Nicholas Pertwee recalls his time in Japan as the role of the steam engine there was coming to a close.
Decisions, decisions, decisions. Paul Brittain looks at some of the questions facing the organisers of London 2010.
Girl Guiding Centenary
A special report by Peter Jennings FRPSL, FRGS.
Readers comment on some past GSM articles.
Geir Sør-Reime begins his annual survey of stamp booklets.
John Moody investigates the background to some recent new issues.
Shore to Shore
Island Hopper reports on Jersey Birds, Dragonflies from Alderney and the Isle of Man’s Battle of Britain issue.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of new and forthcoming issues from around the world.
Unissued KGV/Catalogue Column
David Horry reveals the story behind another unissued stamp. The Catalogue Editor reports.
A 20-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.