Contents to Volume 49, Number 12
The latest news from around the philatelic world.
Christer Brunstrom tells us what to expect at the upcoming exhibition in Sweden.
More reports from the nation’s Philatelic Societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
The latest results from the auction rooms.
In his latest column for new collectors, Richard West continues his look at the different methods of stamp printing with a focus on the gravure process, and sees what collecting stamps on stamps has to offer.
We hunt down Royal Mail’s new British Birds of Prey issue.
The Edward VII 1d. Plate 58 and the George V Coil Trials
Trevor Harris reveals the story behind a printing plate that has a very special place in British stamp history.
GB Specialised Supplement
The latest supplement to the Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
John Deering ‘marvels’ at a recent p.s.b. and takes a closer look at the new 2019 tariff stamps.
British Island Locals - Real or Bogus?
An A-to-Z guide to British Islands issued local stamps.
British Colonial and Protectorate Stamps Part 16: British Virgin Islands
Noel Davenhill returns with another instalment of his popular series.
The latest book and catalogue releases read and rated.
The Mali Federation
Michael Round shows how much fun you can have with just 13 stamps with a look at the issues, overprints and covers of the short-lived Mali Federation.
More readers have their say, courtesy of the GSM postbag.
Jaipur's 1931 Investiture Set
Christer Brunstrom takes us on a stamp-by-stamp tour of Jaipur’s attractive 1931 pictorials.
The Development of Burma's Letter Sheets: A Brief History
Toe Kyaw Kyar provides a beginner’s guide to Burmese letter sheets from 1946 to 2001.
Different Strokes: The Solomon Islands' Crawl and War Canoe
Nicholas Oughton provides an illustrated narrative on two of the Solomon Islands’ greatest inventions – the crawl swimming stroke and the war canoe.
2018 Commonwealth Postal Stationery
Geir Sor-Reime begins his report on the postal stationery releases of 2018 with a listing of Commonwealth issues.
Discover which issues are worth looking out for in Zanzibar philately.
Europa: The Last Scattered Island
Steve Pendleton goes off the beaten track to present more obscure postal history items.
Gone But Not Forgotten
John Moody investigates the philatelic legacy left behind by the Malay states of Penang and Johore.
Centenary of the First Canadian Airmail Flights
We look at the recent commemorative covers and stamps created to celebrate two important milestones in Canadian postal history.
William Henry Peckitt: The Panther of the Strand
Michael Peach talks about a savvy London stamp dealer who had a real talent for pouncing on a deal.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of recent and forthcoming issues.
Shore to Shore
The latest issues from Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
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.
The Unissued Stamps of King Edward VII
Another gem from the Hedley Adams Mobbs collection.
Hugh Jefferies offers more comments from the Catalogue Editor’s chair.
Your 14-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.