British Guiana’s 1c Magenta by L. N. Williams

British Guiana’s 1c Magenta by L. N. Williams

For the first time since the record-breaking auction in June last year, the famous British Guiana 1c Magenta will be on display on behalf of the new owner for at the prestigious Monacophil 2015 in December. Below is an article about the 1c Magenta taken from the...
Ultra-Rare Hungarian Bisect Cover

Ultra-Rare Hungarian Bisect Cover

Sometimes, despite the best intentions of the postal administration, things happen… In the small Hungarian town of Szigevar, at the end of January 1873, the post office ran out of the 5 Krajczar postage stamps – crucial to prepay inland single weight...
Cape of Good Hope: The C.L. Pack Bisect Cover

Cape of Good Hope: The C.L. Pack Bisect Cover

The 4 pence value of the Cape was often used in multiple form on legal correspondence. In fact, the largest known franking of this stamp, 22 examples, was used on an internal package of legal papers. However, the usually meticulous performance of the post office at...