Contents to Volume 51, Number 11
In the April issue of GSM, Jeff Dugdale launches into an out-of-this-world thematic adventure as he takes a look at the many issues that have commemorated human space flight and in another addition to his long-running series looking at the stamp issues of former British colonies and protectorates, Noel Davenhill covers the handstamps and stamps of this Caribbean island from 1850 to the early Elizabethan era.
Contents April 2021
The latest philatelic news from around the world.
More reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
More readers have their say, courtesy of the GSM postbag.
In his latest column for new collectors, Richard West follows on from his series on stamp production mishaps and looks at postage labels with errors.
The stuff of legends surrounds Royal Mail’s latest issue on King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
GB Undeliverable Mail: Multipurpose Explanatory Devices
Robert B Galland follows up on last month’s article with a look at multipurpose handstamps and labels that offer a reason for non-delivery.
In another packed article John Deering continues his look at M20L year code printings. Moving on from last month’s counter sheet stamps, he now turns his attention to business sheets and booklets.
1840 2d. Blue Bisect: A Unique Guildford Item
A unique piece of postal history which had lain undiscovered for more than 150 years grabs David Muscott’s attention.
GB Specialised Supplement
The latest supplement to the Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
British Colonial and Protectorate Stamps Part 27: Antiqua
In another addition to his long-running series looking at the stamp issues of former British colonies and protectorates, Noel Davenhill covers the handstamps and stamps of this Caribbean island from 1850 to the early Elizabethan era.
Overprinted GB used in Somalia: Part 1
In the first of a two-part article, Mike Sanders provides an account of the overprinted GB stamps in use in British occupied Somalia during World War II.
The latest book releases read and rated.
As one of the larger feudatory states in south-western India, the stamps of Travancore offer collectors many hours of pleasure, as Christer Brunström explains.
International Day of Human Space Flight
Jeff Dugdale launches into an out-of-this-world thematic adventure as he takes a look at the many issues that have commemorated human space flight.
Gone But Not Forgotten
In his latest article on the stamps of ‘dead’ countries, John Moody takes a look at the dedicated stamp issues of Natal.
The Discovery of Insulin
Michael Peach reveals the people behind one of the most significant medical advances of the 20th century and sees how they and their life-changing discovery has been celebrated on stamps.
Design a GSM Front Cover Competition
Take our design challenge to be in with a chance of winning £50 worth of Stanley Gibbons vouchers
2020 Foreign Booklets
Geir Sør-Reime presents his latest annual survey of foreign stamp booklets.
In his latest report on market trends, Nimrod highlights the stamps to look out for from Western Australia.
Stamping a Nation’s Identity: Rose Island
Discover how a small platform off the Italian coast sparked a declaration of war and led to a rather unusual source of cinderella issues.
Shore to Shore
We highlight the latest new issues from Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of recent and forthcoming issues.
Alison Boyd investigates the stories behind some of the latest stamp issues from around the world.
Don’t miss your chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
Hugh Jefferies offers more opinion from the Catalogue Editor’s chair.
A 14-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.