Contents to Volume 44, Number 2
Contents July 2013
More details on the up-coming BPMA stamp sale, new King George V variety discovered; Australia 2013 report.
More reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
A collection of the latest auction results.
John Holman presents another inspiring article for new (and seasoned) collectors.
Royal Mail’s 60th Anniversary of the Coronation and Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland issues.
The 'Treasury Roulette': An Enigma Unwrapped
Discover how Ray Simpson’s recent research is redefining the origins of the so-called ‘Treasury Roulettes’.
An Update on Skeleton Stamps: Part 1
Harry Layne offers new information on the unframed and framed Skeleton postmarks of England and Wales.
John Deering takes a closer look at Royal Mail’s recent Doctor Who and Football Heroes stamp issues, including a bit of an ‘own goal’ from Royal Mail.
Stamp Variants in Royal Mail Smilers Sheets—an Update. Part 2
John Gray continues his in-depth update on recent Smiler sheet varieties.
GB Specialised Catalogue
The latest supplement to the Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
The Postal Stationery Society
As the PSS marks 21 years, members offer a small taste of what this field of collecting has to offer. To begin, Colin Baker introduces the history of postal stationery and the Society itself.
Around The World For A Penny: British 'Foreign Rate' Postcards, 1892–1917
How much variety can one type of British postal stationery offer? Peter O’Keeffe reveals the infinite possibilities.
Belgian Postal Stationery: The Sunday Label
Chris Howe explains how religious politics led to some often confusing designs on Belgium’s early postal stationery.
Collecting Mauritius Postal Stationery
Looking for a new collecting avenue? Alan Huggins explains the many reasons why you should consider the postal stationery of Mauritius.
2011–12 Foreign Postal Stationery
Geir Sor-Reime continues his annual survey of postal stationery from around the world.
New Zealand's General Purpose Revenue Stamps
With face values ranging from 1d. to over £190,000, New Zealand’s General Purpose revenue stamps offer a fascinating area of study, as David Smitham reveals.
Vatican Post Office Sede Vacante Stamps and Emeritus Pope Benedict
Peter Jennings reports from The Vatican on the recent Sede Vacante issue for Pope Benedict XVI.
The Postmarks of Southern Rhodesia during the King George VI Period, 1937–1953
David Horry explores Southern Rhodesia, which still offers a rich source of rare King George VI postmarks.
Jersey's Man of Steel
Discover the story behind Jersey Post’s latest ‘super’ issue.
Nimrod highlights some important stamps to look out for from St Vincent.
Creating a Jewel of the Jubilee: Part 4—The European Connection
John Davis focuses on the history of Denmark’s royal family, as shown through stamps.
Your chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
The Manx Factor
40 years after the Isle of Man achieved postal independence, Richard West looks back at some of the home-grown talent responsible for its stamps.
Shore to Shore
New issues from the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey
More of the latest new issues get put under the spotlight.
Stamp News in Brief
Your monthly summary of recent and forthcoming issues.
The Unissued Stamps of Queen Elizabeth II/Catalogue Column
The unissued stamps of Non-Sequiturial Africa. Hugh Jefferies presents his latest comments as SG catalogue editor.
A 18-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.