Contents to Volume 41, Number 7.
Contents December 2010
The latest news from the stamp world.
Reports from philatelic societies.
Forthcoming Fairs and Auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
John Holman looks at stamps of Tokelau and Soruth.
New Royal Mail issue: The Genius of Gerry Anderson, six stamps and a miniature sheet to be issued on 11 January.
British Private Posts
Downstream Access, Tourist stamps, Charity Posts, Railway and Island stamps; John Holman reports.
Slogans of World War II
David Pollard looks at how slogan postmarks helped to promote the war effort.
An in depth look at Post & Go Bird stamps and Special Delivery definitives provided by John Deering.
Alan Sacks takes a philatelic tour through Dicken’s life and times.
GB Specialised Catalogue
A supplement to the Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
In the conclusion of this article, Arapian-Bey introduces the cancellations of the Empire and reviews the literature.
Steven Pendleton reviews the postal arrangements of Britain’s Antarctic bases.
New South Wales
The background to the stamps of the 1901–1912 Commonwealth period is outlined by Richard Breckon.
Reviews of George V and the GPO, The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Stanley Gibbons Australia catalogue.
Why were no Victory stamps issued for Malaya and Singapore? Susan McEwen explains.
Weapon of Mount Destruction
Dr John Horsey causes an incident on his way to Australia.
Nicholas Pertwee concludes his tour with a visit to the Trade Zone and its post office.
Postal Stationery Matters
Peter van Gelder highlights more unusual items
NZ's First Christmas Stamp
Christopher Moor examines a painting by Rembrandt.
NZ's Christmas Stamps
Robin Gwynn FRPSL, FRPSNZ, discusses the development of New Zealand’s Christmas issues.
Mauritius George VI Postmarks
David Horry reviews the postmarks of Mauritius and provides a table of types and their dates of use.
Peter Jennings FRPSL, FRGS, interviews Gavin Fryer FRPSL, author of a recent book on postage for the blind.
Michael Banister selects extracts from the journal of an ordinarie collector.
A Very Merry Christmas
John Scott looks at the history of the Christmas card.
Nimrod suggests some stamps worth looking for from Qatar. Your chance to win a £50 SG voucher.
Shore to Shore
Island Hopper looks at the latest issues from the Channel Islands and Isle of Man.
Dean Shepherd investigates the background to some recent new issues.
Building a Philatelic Library
Books will increase your knowledge and understanding; Paul Brittain makes some suggestions for the philatelist.
A chance to win one of five sets of the 2011 edition of Stamps of the World.
Unissued QEII/Catalogue Column
David Horry reveals the story behind another unissued stamp. Hugh Jefferies reports on some Straits Settlements varieties and British stamps on uncoated paper.
A 9-page update to the Stanley Gibbons catalogue.