Contents to Volume 41, Number 9.
Contents February 2011
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 overprints and surcharges and the philatelic consequences of the 1971 postal strike.
New Royal Mail issue: Classic Musicals – eight stamps to be released on 24 February.
John Deering”s regular update on modern GB collecting.
Alan Sacks concludes his philatelic tour through Dickens” life and times.
A report on recent developments by John Holman.
Customised Smilers Sheets
John Grey reveals a source of untapped stamp variants.
Douglas N Muir explores the work of King George V”s favourite sculptor.
Valentine''s Day Special
Alan Sacks attempts some philatelic match-making.
John Holman concludes his review of the philatelic aspects of this controversial king’s short reign.
GB Specialised Catalogue
A supplement to the Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
Philatelic Happenings in Ghana
Nicholas Pertwee demonstrates that Ghana’s recent stamp issues have much to interest the philatelist.
Reviews of recent books.
Basutoland Postmarks 1937–55
David Horry reveals some more scarce handstamps.
World''s First Aerial Post
A flight in India that took place 100 years ago made aviation and philatelic history; Peter Jennings FRPSL, FRGS reports.
Food for Britain!
Richard Breckon reveals the story behind Australia’s embossed parcel labels of 1946–49.
Malaya and UPU Colour Scheme
Rob Holley concludes his examination of the problems caused in Malaya by the UPU’s colour-coding scheme.
Hawke's Bay Earthquake
The philatelic consequences of a disaster in New Zealand in 1931 are recalled by Robin Gwynn FRPSL, FRPSNZ.
A preview of the British National Exhibition to be held at the Business Design Centre from 23 to 26 February.
Don't Judge a Letter By Its Cover
David Hiscock shows that it can pay to read the contents of a letter.
Somaliland Field Force
The postal arrangements of the Marconi Detachment are reviewed by Cliff Gregory.
Nimrod suggests some stamps worth looking for from West Germany. Five chances to win copy of Collect British Stamps.
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.
Unissued QEII/Catalogue Column
David Horry reveals the story behind another unissued stamp. Hugh Jefferies reports on varieties from India, Cyprus and Hong Kong.
A 10-page update to the Stanley Gibbons catalogue.