Contents to Volume 52, Number 9
Inside this month’s issue of GSM, Douglas N Muir RDP, Senior Curator of Philately at The Postal Museum, gives an insight into the important material preserved by the Museum and introduces his new book about the Museum’s collections and in the first of a series of articles on the Irish Free State, Robert Benninghoff (a member of the Eire Philatelic Association) discusses the philately during the first year of partial Irish independence from Great Britain.
Contents February 2022
The latest philatelic news from around the world.
London 2022: Worth the Wait
After being delayed due to Covid-19, the much-anticipated London international will soon become a reality. GSM catches up with Frank Walton, London 2022 Exhibition Chairman, to find out more about what the show will offer.
More reports from the nation’s philatelic societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
Richard West concludes his series looking at the collectable material left behind by the UK’s various international exhibitions, and offers a preview of what the upcoming London 2022 will offer visitors.
Royal Mail’s sixth instalment of its Music Giants series pays tribute to one of the world’s most iconic rock and roll bands – The Rolling Stones.
John Deering provides another roundup of new issues for modern GB collectors. This month, he covers the Lest We Forget Post & Go issues, announces the arrival of two more counter sheet Machins with M21L year codes and reviews the Wild Coasts retail booklet.
‘Just Large Enough’
Douglas N Muir RDP, Senior Curator of Philately at The Postal Museum, gives an insight into the important material preserved by the Museum and introduces his new book about the Museum’s collections.
GB Specialised Supplement
The latest supplement to the Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
The Creation of the Border Between Two Irelands
In the first of a series of articles on the Irish Free State, Robert Benninghoff (a member of the Eire Philatelic Association) discusses the philately during the first year of partial Irish independence from Great Britain.
The latest books and catalogues read and rated.
British Colonial and Protectorate Stamps Part 32: Nigeria
Noel Davenhill illustrates the stamps of Nigeria and its constituent parts in another article on classic British Colonial and Protectorate stamps.
Exhibiting a Collection
Isobel Klempka discuses the finer points of exhibiting with experienced exhibitor and exhibition judge Birthe King. Find out more about what exhibiting is, how you can get involved, and how it can add a rewarding dimension to your hobby.
Sudan: The 1951 Pictorial Definitives
Christer Brunström guides us through each of the designs featured in one of Sudan’s most sought-after stamp sets.
Percy Cook Bishop, RDP 1869–1960
Michael Peach returns with another historical look at an important figure who has left a remarkable philatelic legacy.
Midway Islands: Before the Battle
Stephen Pendleton takes a look at some scarce US philatelic items from Midway and gives an account as to why the islands became such an important strategic point during World War II.
Stamps to look out for from the Maldive Islands.
Gone But Not Forgotten
In another of his regular articles on ‘dead’ countries, John Moody takes a look at the legacy of Bechuanaland under its four different guises.
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.
Shore to Shore
We highlight the latest new issues from Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey.
Don’t miss your chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
Hugh Jefferies offers more thoughts from the Catalogue Editor’s chair.
12-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.