Contents to Volume 48, Number 11
Inside this month’s packed GSM, Derek Connell explains, 9 September 1911 saw the first of numerous pioneering flights that were used to carry mail between Hendon and Windsor and John Wright provides a well-illustrated account of the long-lived 1c. and 2c. Green Admirals of Canada and offers some advice for those thinking of competing.
Contents April 2018
The latest news from around the philatelic world.
More reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
The latest reports from auction rooms at home and abroad.
Richard West continues the coverage of the early George VI definitives.
Readers have their say, courtesy of the GSM postbag.
Royal Mail takes flight with the centenary of the RAF by highlighting six of the most importance aircraft of the last 100 years.
The First Official Aerial Post of the United Kingdom, 1911: The Story So Far...
As Derek Connell explains, 9 September 1911 saw the first of numerous pioneering flights that were used to carry mail between Hendon and Windsor.
This month, John Deering highlights the subtle changes to be found in the 2017 Winter Greenery Post & Go issue and reveals more Machins with the M17L printing code.
GB Specialised Supplement
The latest supplement to the GB Specialised Catalogue.
The Canadian Green Admirals
Using his exhibition display as a starting point, John Wright provides a well-illustrated account of the long-lived 1c. and 2c. Green Admirals of Canada and offers some advice for those thinking of competing.
Gone But Not Forgotten
John Moody investigates the philatelic legacy left behind by the Ionian Islands and Heligoland.
Independent African Airmails
Long runs of beautifully designed and engraved stamps were produced by the former French colonies in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Christer Brumstrom highlights some of his favourites, in particular the large-sized airmail issues.
Canada's 'Under-The-Radar' Confederation Stamps
Peter Van Gelder explains that along with the Canada 150 stamps released to mark the 150th anniversary of confederation in 2017, there was another official anniversary stamp issue released.
The Kingdom of Prussia: 1850–67
Despite only lasting 17 years, the 46 catalogued stamps and the associate postmarks of the Kingdom of Prussia offer much for the collector, as Alan Wishart explains.
More reviews of the latest philatelic publications.
Niuafo'ou and its Tin Can (Canoe) Mail Service 1882-1983: Part 2
In this final part, John Davis looks at the fortunes of Niuafo’ou Tin Can (Canoe) Mail service from 1931 to its eventual demise in 1983, more than 100 years after it was first introduced.
2017 Foreign Booklets
Geir Sor-Reime presents the latest part of his annual survey
Another chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
Ocean Letters:Communications From On Board Ship
By using a variety of the colourful forms and envelopes that were produced for Ocean Letters, Julian H Jones provides a guide to their use in the inter-war period.
Nimrod highlights the key issues of Antigua.
Alison Boyd investigates the stories behind some of the latest stamp issues from around the world.
Shore to Shore
Catch up with the latest new issues from Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of recent and forthcoming issues.
The Unissued Stamps of Jamaica
Get ready for more faux fun from the Hedley Adams Mobbs collection.
Hugh Jefferies comments from the Catalogue Editor’s chair.
Your 11-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.