Contents to Volume 47, Number 1
In the June issue of GSM, John Holman delivers another report on the latest developments in British postal stationery, labels and postmarks, the latest reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies and the perforated stamps of the Central South African Railways are described by Alan Drysdall and Fernando Torres.
Contents June 2016
Discover how a stolen Inverted Jenny has been rediscovered after more than 60 years and why Cinderella collectors will be having a ball in London.
The latest reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
John Holman takes a look at Post Office commemorative covers, New York exhibitions and revisits earlier ‘New Collector’ articles.
As well as a very special stamp sheet to celebrate HM The Queen’s 90th birthday, we see how the latest fun and quirky miniature sheet from Royal Mail is ‘shaping up’.
1964 Tenth International Botanical Congress—Edinburgh
Using original archival material, Edward Klempka provides a unique insight to the creation of the issue to mark the Tenth Botanical Congress in 1964.
In his latest article for GSM, John Deering sees what The Queen’s 90th birthday issues means for Machin enthusiasts and rounds off his definitive collectors’ guide to Post & Go issues.
GB Postal Stationery, Postal Labels and Postmarks
John Holman delivers another report on the latest developments in British postal stationery, labels and postmarks.
GB Specialised Supplement
The latest supplement to the GB Specialised Catalogue.
MailRail: The London Post Office's Own Railway: Part 2
MailRail: The London Post Office’s Own Railway: Part 2
Isle of Man Internment Mail of World War II
This month, Bernard Osborne turns his attention to the cachets, postmarks and labels produced by the internment camps on the Isle of Man during World War II.
Christer Brunstrom explains what the ‘classic’ period of Niue stamps has to offer the collector.
Philatelic Adventures in the South Atlantic
A chance find provided Albert-Friedrich Gruene with the opportunity to explore the links between the philatelic history of the islands with a keen German collector.
Railway Perfins of Transvaal and Orange River Colony
The perforated stamps of the Central South African Railways are described by Alan Drysdall and Fernando Torres.
Postal Stationery Matters
A varied selection of postal stationery items are presented by Peter van Gelder.
Reviews of the latest philatelic publications.
Jeff Dugdale discusses the different ways the Bard has been presented on stamps.
Nimrod highlights the stamps of Abu Dhabi.
2015 Foreign Postal Stationery
Geir Sor-Reime continues his annual survey of postal stationery from around the world with the first of a three-part alphabetical listing of foreign issues.
The 1939 Antarctic Expedition and the 'Impractical' Snow Cruiser
Steve Pendleton presents the highly collectable philatelic souvenirs from an ambitious but ultimately flawed attempt to drive over the Antarctic.
A GSM reader shares his collecting passion.
Shore to Shore
More issues from the Isle of Man, Jersey and Alderney.
Another chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
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.
The Unissued Stamps of King George VI
More fun from the Hedley Adams Mobbs collection
Hugh Jefferies offers more advice from the Catalogue Editor’s Chair.
A 13-page update to the Stanley Gibbons catalogue.