Museum of Philately Awards the Rowland Hill Medal at the prestigious stamp show Monacophil on Friday 25th November 2022, in Monte Carlo.
The ‘Rowland Hill Medal’ rewards the best philatelic collection published on the Museum of Philately.
Voting has now closed. The winner will be revealed 25.11.22
Birthe King shares her story on how she got into collecting. Her exhibit Refugee Camps in Denmark 1945-1949 can be seen on the Museum of Philately now.
The Museum of Philately is delighted to showcase two of Dr Prakob Chirakiti’s collections Siam: Classic The First Issue and Siam: The Early Years.
Celebrating MonacoPhil, a highlight on what’s happening and an exclusive look at some rarities that will be on display.
Celebrating philatelist Iva Mouritsens wonderful exhibition ‘A Royal Menage a Trois and its Historical Consequences’
What is an Imperforate stamps?
Meaning a stamp which has been deliberately printed or issued without perforations.
We take a closer look at one particular cover which is part of a collection that studies the Italian Post Office in China during the period 1800 and 1900. This assemblage exhibits many rare usages and frankings, but also a unique cover that travelled across two foreign post offices in China during a bloody historical episode at the end of the Qing dynasty……
There are moments in time when two things combine resulting in an outcome that is far greater than the sum of their separate effects. Otherwise known as synergy, and this is artfully demonstrated in philatelic history by the 1861 Greece first issue ‘Large Hermes Head’ stamps.