Beware of the Boxers

Beware of the Boxers

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……

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The Synergy of France and Greece

The Synergy of France and Greece

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.

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The Polished Philatelist

The Polished Philatelist

Dr Vittorio Morani (1955) is a decorated philatelist that has three International Grand Prix crowns and four large gold medals, accumulated in just the last six years, for his exhibit on the postal history of Tuscany. He has recently been added to the Museum of Philately – a 128 page exhibit set out on 64 double pages.

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Adventures in Philately Webinar Series

Adventures in Philately Webinar Series

Do not miss the last webinar of 2021 on Monday 29th November 6:30pm. We will present and discuss “Who’s responsible for the world’s philatelic treasures?”
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