Official Reports of the Olympic Games

Official Reports of the Olympic Games

If you read my blog post of last week regarding the Official medals and badges of the Olympics of the 1936 Berlin Games, you should have noticed that some of the important information came directly from the Official Report for the Games produced by the German...
World’s Rarest Airmail ?

World’s Rarest Airmail ?

There are many airmail issues that have been offered or sold as “rare.” Examples include the 1925 25c on 10c “Black Honduras” (only 2 reported, one last sold at auction in 1994 for £104,500); the USA 24c “Inverted Jenny” (though...
British Guiana 1851 2 Cents Census

British Guiana 1851 2 Cents Census

This is the fifth extract in a series of articles about philatelic rarities taken from the Encyclopaedia of Rare and Famous Stamps, vol.2, pp.21-26, by L. N. Williams, published by David Feldman in 1992, with updates since its publication. The compilation of...