Contents to Volume 42, Number 6.
Included in this month’s GSM, Christer Brunström highlights some examples of Cinderella stamps issued by hotels in remote destinations and John Holman celebrates 20 years as contributor of the New Collector column; he looks at more stamps with their own unique names and some other anniversaries that occur this month.
Contents November 2011
The latest news from the stamp world.
Reports from philatelic societies.
Forthcoming Fairs and Auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
John Holman celebrates 20 years as contributor of the New Collector column; he looks at more stamps with their own unique names and some other anniversaries that occur this month.
Christmas stamp issue; Olympic definitives and 2012 stamp programme.
The Friends of the BPMA
Brian Livingstone reviews the role played by the Friends of the British Postal Museum & Archive.
John Deering reports on Post & Go isuues at Stampex, the Aerial Post prestige booklet and Arnold Machin souvenir sheet and Birds 4 Post & Go stamps.
A collector on the fringes of philately, John Scott reveals the sources of his finds.
GB Specialised Supplement
A supplement to the Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
The latest news provided by John Holman.
In Part 2 of his article looking at the Palestinian National Authority, Professor Paul J Phillips looks at aspects of its postal history.
Jipex after 75 Years
Peter van Gelder reviews the souvenirs produced for the Johannesburg National Philatelic Exhibition in 1936.
US Postmasters' Provisionals
Before the United States issued its first stamps a number of US cities produced their own issues for local use; Peter Martin provides the details.
Revisiting the 'Lewis Proofs'
David Smitham reassesses these important items in the development of New Zealand’s 1898 pictorial series.
Falkland Islands Birds
The work of two different printers, the Birds definitives of the 1960s provides much of philatelic interest, as Hugh Osborne reveals.
Hotel Local Posts
Christer Brunström highlights some examples of Cinderella stamps issued by hotels in remote destinations.
The First Stamps of Bermuda
Continuing his series on famous stamps, Paul Brittain examines the background to stamps from Hamilton and St George in Bermuda.
UK Aerial Post Re-enactment
Peter Jennings FRPSL, FRGS, takes a helicopter trip to mark the centenary of the UK’s first aerial post.
Nimrod suggests more stamps worth looking for from Hong Kong. Your chance to win a £50 SG voucher.
Josef Charrach pinpoints some of the many attractive precious stones illustrated on stamps
UPU Congress Folders
Anthony Cole provides a listing of the UPU folders and their contents that were distributed to delegates at the Paris Congress in 1947
Shore to Shore
Island Hopper reports on stamps from the Channel Islands and Isle of Man.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of recent and forthcoming issues from around the world.
Toby Shepherd investigates some recent new issues.
Unissued QEII/Catalogue Column
David Horry reveals the story behind another unissued stamp. Hugh Jefferies records St Helena and Mauritius varieties.
A 19-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.