Contents to Volume 53, Number 5
In the October issue of GSM, authors of a new book on the postal history and first issues of Portuguese India, Luís and Eduardo Barreiros, present new evidence concerning the printing method used to create the 1871 ‘native’ issues and Michael Round offers some practical advice on how best to present a collection in a stamp album.
Contents October 2022
A collection of the latest philatelic news from around the world.
More of the latest reports from the nation’s philatelic societies.
Forthcoming fairs and auctions.
Around the Houses
News of recent auction results.
Dispatches from the SG Auction Department
Edward Barrow reveals the history behind the 1925 Hejaz Railway overprints to be offered in the upcoming Stamps and Postal History of the World sale from Stanley Gibbons.
Richard West continues his introduction to the wide and varied world of Cinderella collecting.
Royal Mail commemorates the elite commando and amphibious force that is the Royal Marines with a new eight stamp issue and miniature sheet.
Souvenirs of London 2022: Part 5
In the concluding part to Derek Connell’s inspirational series looking at his creative souvenirs of London 2022, he illustrates more maxim card creations and some exhibition-related finds he picked up during the show.
John Deering reveals a Cartor conundrum as he looks at the new barcoded Country emblem stamps, and in the Transformers p.s.b., something new catches his eye, thanks to its barcoded Machins.
Portuguese India ‘Natives’: The First Issues
Authors of a new book on the postal history and first issues of Portuguese India, Luís and Eduardo Barreiros, present new evidence concerning the printing method used to create the 1871 ‘native’ issues.
British Colonial and Protectorate Stamps Part 36: The Leeward Islands
Noel Davenhill’s latest article in his series on British Colonial and Protectorate stamps examines the stamps of the Leeward Islands.
More readers have their say, courtesy of the GSM postbag.
Gone But Not Forgotten
John Moody continues his journey through the Indian Feudatory States with a focus on the issues of Las Bela, Morvi, Nandgaon, Nawanagar, Orchha and Rajpipla.
The latest books and catalogues read and rated.
The Stamps of Independent Tibet
Christer Brunström FRPSL gives historical context to the independent issues of Tibet and offers advice for those seeking to take on this challenging but rewarding collecting area.
A Rather Special Postcard
Author and specialist collector of the Sower issues of France, Ashley Lawrence, gives an account of a very special postcard, its link to the designer of the Sower and how it came to be part of his collection.
Delivering the Mail: Part 7a Delivery By Air (Aeroplane)
The way aeroplanes have improved mail delivery around the globe is the subject for John Davis FRPSL as he continues his thematic journey through the various ways mail has been delivered.
Exhibiting: Building a Gold Medal Exhibit
Philatelist and stamp dealer Markand Dave FRPSL talks to Isobel Klempka about exhibiting and how to build a gold medal exhibit.
The Buhl Brothers, Theodor and Edward
The eventful philatelic careers of two brothers who operated from 1880 until the turn of the century is discussed by Michael Peach.
Stamps to look out for from Basutoland.
Singapore in the Stamp Album
Michael Round offers some practical advice on how best to present a collection in a stamp album.
Stamp News in Brief
A summary of recent and forthcoming issues.
Shore to Shore
We highlight the latest new issues from Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.
Alison Boyd investigates the stories behind some of the latest stamp issues from around the world.
Don’t miss your chance to win a £50 Stanley Gibbons voucher.
Hugh Jefferies offers more thoughts from the Catalogue Editor’s chair.
A 12-page update to the Stanley Gibbons Catalogue.