Contents to Volume 42, Number 5.
Contents October 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 looks at stamps with their own unique names, tourist cachets, small Channel Islands and exhibitions.
October stamp issue: Twelve stamps showing UK landmarks.
Your chance to win a luxury 2009 Royal Mail Yearbook.
John Deering reports on coil stamps with MA10 date code, Olympic No 5 and Classic Locomotive retail stamp booklets and a Post & Go typeface error.
British Private Posts
The latest news on Downstrean Access mail, Tourist stamps and Railway Letter stamps is provided by John Holman.
Royal Mail Smilers Sheets
John Gray illustrates the variations to be found on these sheets.
GB Specialised Supplement
A supplement to the Great Britain Specialised Catalogue.
Reviews of Surcharged Mail and the Postage Due Stamps of Northern Rhodesia and GPO Design Posters.
The Three Inverts
This month in his series on famous stamps Paul Brittain focuses on three well-known errors.
Confederate States Stamps
Dr John L Kimbrough provides a survey of the stamps issued by the Confederates States of America.
Commemoratives of 1961
Peter van Gelder looks back to Commonwealth commemoratives of 50 years ago.
Private Ship Letter Stamps
Christer Brunström provides a brief survey of some of the shipping companies that issued stamps.
An illustrated report by Peter Jennings FRPSL, FRGS, on the items produced for early airmail flights and those marking their anniversaries.
Last Run of the Pony Express
The history of one of the USA’s most famous institutions is outlined by Richard Frajola.
Nimrod suggests stamps worth looking for from Hong Kong. Your chance to win a £50 SG voucher.
Cyprus KGVI Postmarks
David Horry shows that there are many postmarks to search for from a Mediterranean island with the oldest established postal history in the Commonwealth.
In the first part of this article Professor Paul J Phillips reviews the early issues of the Palestinian National Authority and the problems it had to overcome.
Australian Antarctic Philately
The Mawson Expeditions of 1911–14 and 1929–31 and the unsuccessful attempts to get philatelic recognition are examined by Richard Breckon.
Bird's Nests on Stamps
P J Lanspeary reveals the many types of nests built by birds and illustrates them with stamps.
The philatelic legacy of a former postmaster of Pitcairn – Roy Clark – is examined by Steve Pendleton.
Z-Cars on Stamps
Christopher Moor takes a nostalgic look at the Ford Zephyr.
Shore to Shore
Island Hopper reports on stamps from the Channel Islands and Isle of Man: Jersey Mills, Guernsey Scenery and Isle of Man Daffodils.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of recent and forthcoming issues from around the world.
Dean Shepherd investigates some recent new issues.
Unissued QEII/Catalogue Column
David Horry reveals the story behind another unissued stamp. Hugh Jefferies reports on the new Commonwealth and Empire Stamps catalogue.