Contents to Volume 48, Number 1
In the June issue of GSM, as the Machin reaches its 50th year of service as the face of British definitives, Douglas Muir RDP tells us more about the man who created it and Brian Livingstone FRPSL talks us through the development of the King George VI Coronation commemoratives of South Africa and the Australian dependencies.
Contents June 2017
The latest philatelic news from around the world.
More reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
In his latest column for new collectors, John Holman continues his review of early George VI definitives from the colonies.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Machin definitive in June, Royal Mail will release two miniature sheets charting the development and evolution of the iconic design. We get a peek at what they will offer.
John Deering guides us through a bumper batch of new GB discoveries and developments, and presents an up-to-date checklist of security Machins.
Arnold Machin: A Man Apart
As the Machin reaches its 50th year of service as the face of British definitives, Douglas Muir RDP tells us more about the man who created it.
Imperforate Stamps in the £.s.d. Machin Definitives
Tony Walker discusses just one of the many aspects that the short-lived, pre-decimal Machin period has to offer.
GB Specialised Supplement
The latest supplement to the GB Specialised Catalogue.
King George VI Coronation Commemorative Stamps: Part 3
Brian Livingstone FRPSL talks us through the development of the King George VI Coronation commemoratives of South Africa and the Australian dependencies.
Postal Stationery Matters
Peter van Gelder returns to GSM with another selection of new postal stationery finds.
An Introduction to the Postal History of the Isle of Man
Celia Gleeson tells us why we should all be collecting Manx postal history.
Stitching The British Empire Together By Air: Part 2
Pradip Jain continues his study of the postal history produced during the pioneering flights across the British Empire between 1918 and 1929.
British Colonial and Protectorate Stamps Part 5: Grenada
Noel Davenhill presents the latest chapter in his series looking at the development of British Colonial and Protectorate Stamps up to the early Elizabethan era.
Harrison and Sons: The 1866 Revenue Stamps of Montserrat
Glenn Morgan tells the story of Harrison & Sons first ever steps into stamp production.
2016 Foreign Postal Stationery
Geir Sor-Reime presents the first of a three-part alphabetical listing of foreign issues from 2016.
Readers have their say, courtesy of the GSM postbag.
Zaire: The Hyperinflation Years: Part 2
Michael Round continues his article on the philatelic impact of Zaire’s hyperinflation period.
Phillippe von Ferrary's Legendary Greece
Vincent Schouberechts, tells the fascinating story of Ferrary’s legendary Greece collection.
Reviews of the latest philatelic publications.
Nimrod highlights some desirable stamps to look out for from Tonga.
Japanese Steam Engines on Stamps Part 1: Tank Engines
All aboard for a philatelic guide to Japanese steam trains.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of recent and forthcoming issues.
Shore to Shore
New issues from the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
Another chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
Alison Boyd investigates the stories behind some of the latest stamp issues from around the world.
The Unissued Stamps of Queen Elizabeth II
More tongue-in-cheek fun from the Hedley Adams Mobbs collection.
Hugh Jefferies offers his thoughts from the Catalogue Editor’s chair.
Your 14-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.