Contents to Volume 45, Number 10
Inside this month’s issue of GSM, Albert-Friedrich Gruene tells the whole truth and nothing but the truth about Deception Island’s rich postal history and in the first in a two-part article, Glenn H Morgan FRPSL explains a lesser-known side to Harrison & Sons. Namely that of coating, gumming and calendering stamp paper.
Contents March 2015
Breaking philatelic news including: 50 years of Special Stamps and the latest SG catalogue releases.
More reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
More collecting ideas for new and seasoned collectors.
Royal Mail’s Inventive Britain and Working Sail issues.
John Deering focuses on some unusual and unexpected discoveries in Royal Mail’s Inventive Britain prestige booklet.
The Philatelic Exhibitions of London: (Part 12) 1970 'Philympia'
Discover the philatelic souvenirs of the large-scale Philympia show of 1970.
Herbert L'Estrange Ewen, 1876–1912: The Railway Stampman
The career ups and downs of this well-known railway stamps expert are revealed by Michael Peach.
Stamping Around the Plaques of London: Part 6 S–Z
Alan Sacks concludes his series on the philatelic associations of the blue plaques of London.
GB Specialised Supplement
The latest supplement to the GB Specialised Catalogue.
Harrison & Sons Involvement with Stamp Papers: Part 1
In the first in a two-part article, Glenn H Morgan FRPSL explains a lesser-known side to Harrison & Sons. Namely that of coating, gumming and calendering stamp paper.
To mark the centenary of the formation of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Jeff Dugdale looks at a selection of relevant thematic issues.
Postal Stationery Matters
Peter van Gelder presents another varied selection of postal stationery items.
London 2015 Exhibition: Transmittance of Correspondence by Sea Currents
Francis Kiddle highlights another philatelic treasure that will be on display during London 2015 Europhilex.
A More Subtle Hungarian Inflation
Hungary’s first period of inflation is less severe than that after World War II, but still has much to offer philatelists.
An A to Z of Bogus Stamps: Part 2
Christer Brunstrom concludes his look at fake, phoney and fantasy stamps from around the globe.
2014 Commonwealth Booklets
Geir Sor-Reime’s annual round-up of stamp booklets.
Isle of Man celebrates 175th Anniversary of the Penny Black and Stanley Gibbons
Discover how GSM made it onto a stamp, plus over £1000 of prizes to be won!
Unissued Stamps of the World
If you are looking to build an all-world collection on a budget, try collecting abandoned stamp issues
Deception Island: Early Mail From an Active Antarctic Volcano
Albert-Friedrich Gruene tells the whole truth and nothing but the truth about Deception Island’s rich postal history.
125 Years of GSM
Former GSM Editor John Holman looks back at the March 1990 issue of the magazine.
Reviews of the latest philatelic publications.
Stamps to look out for from Swaziland.
Your chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
Alison Boyd investigates the stories behind some of the latest stamp issues from around the world.
Stamp News in Brief
Your monthly summary of recent and forthcoming stamp issues from around the world.
Shore to Shore
This month, Britain’s island posts celebrate Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, the 175th Anniversary of the Penny Black and Hornby train sets.
The Unissued Stamps of King George VI
More fun from the Hedley Adams Mobbs collection.
Irish ‘i’s smile on catalogue editor, Hugh Jefferies.
The latest update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.