2017
May
June
  • In this issue I want to focus on the need for high value stamps, as I have seen an increased number of these over the past few years. High value stamps have provoked controversy within the stamp collecting community: "How dare they issue a stamp for more than $10!" is the general sentiment. 
   
  • USA Elvis- he left the building and got himself missent to Dominica
  • St. Helena- Driver's license and the Highway Code from 1968
  • American Samoa- a postcard showing the Fita Fita barracks
  • Western Samoa- a modern manuscript town cancel
  • Commercial mail from British Indian Ocean Territory
  • New Zealand Health cachets
  • Updates on Botswana postmarks and Cities, Marshall Islands and PNG
  • .Tasmania Censored item
  • New Zealand Stamps, advertising envelopes and hand-illustrated covers
  • A NWPI piece, Samoa Stamp Duties and Tonga
  • New Postmarks- Barbuda, Dominica, Nevis and PNG and various other updates
  • Samoa Stamp Duty
  • Guayana Postmarks
  • PNG Personalized stamps
  • Austrlia FDC
  • Australia Tasmania Perfin
  • Solomon Islands found open seal used on an incoming letter from India
  • The Falklands
  • Marshall Ilands Postmarks
2016
  • Some NZ back of the book material
  • Bermuda departure tax
  • Hawaii postmarks
  • Tonga promotional marking
  • St. Helena Promotional marking 
  • PNG: Additions to the 2014 K.130 Overprints. 
  • St. Helena Documnets
  • Fiji card
  • Ireland Railway stamps
  • Easter Island meters
  • NZ pigeon gram stamp 
  • Grenada post card
  • Commercial Pacific Company letter from Guam
  • PNG local rated overprints.
  • NZ first days in the Chatham Islands...
  • First Flights- Wallis et Futuna as well as modern first flights from Tonga and Tuvalu.
  • Updated stock in both Tonga and St. Vincent Provisionals. 
  • Seychelles Postal Stationery as well as a BIOT Precursor
  • New Caledonia registration receipt
  • Tonga Cinderella.
  • New Zealand 1935 Pictorial
  • Early Roo Usage
  • Lord Howe Island
  • Hand Illustrated
  • Australia Letter Card Perth Ship Room
  • New Zealand Printed to Private Order
  • Australia Postage Due

 

  • Some NZ back of the book material
  • Bermuda departure tax
  • Hawaii postmarks
  • Tonga promotional marking
  • St. Helena Promotional marking 
June
  • Two envelopes from Cocos Keeling Islands
  • Papua New Guinea double ring cancellations
  • Also from PNG a variety on the recent K90 overprint. Contact me directly for pricing.
  • Covers with Trinidad overprints
  • Botswana newly seen promotional marking
  • PNG Personalized stamps
  • NZ Official Cover
  • . Fiji postcard pack
  • NZ Offical mail
 
  • Australia International Post
  • NZ mail to a Samoan Post Office
  • Another Meter mispelling from PNG
  • Tonga Provisional Stamps
  • Rhodesia Postal Orders
  • St. Helena with Irish Censor
  • Samoa 2/6 usage
  • Cayman Islands 
  • Malaysia War Relief effort tax stamps
  • GB Relief Fund
  • PNG 2014-15 Sucharged and uprated stamps
  • Samoa Ferry service ticket
  • S. Lucia Revenues
  • Fiji Revenue Documents
  • Cook Island Free Frank
  • Recent Botswana postmarks
  • German New Guinea Postcard
  • Australia Hand Illustrated FDC.
  • Wreck Cover
  • Tokelau
  • Nevis- Gingerland postmark.
2015
  • Tokelau postmarks
  • Samoa civilian censor plus label
  • First flight Saoma
  • Zimbabwe TB seals
  • New Zealand Postal Fiscal Overprinted Samoa used in Apia (Cowan paper).
  • Air Mail Etiquette Used as Registration Label in the Post War Interim Period
  •  Guyana Overprint
  • PNG Stamp Duty
  • PNG Stamp Duty Documents
  • PNG Missing Value Error Used
  • Tasmania
  • New Guinea pair cancelled Gasmala
  • Australia FDC's
  • Ascension Postcard
  • German Samoa Seal
  • NZ Express Freighter Stamp
  • Christmas Island Aerogrames
  • NZ 1935 Pictorial
  • Papua Censor
  • Newfoundland stamps
  • Japanese card from Palau used by US soilder
  • Australia Hand Illustrated FDC
  • Japan to St. Helena Missent to Turks & Caicos
  • New Zealand Health Miniature Sheet FDC
  • US Rudolph Meter Commercial Use
  • A New Zealand First Day Cover
  • A cover from the 'other' Niua -Niuatoputapu.
  • A six penny roo registered cover  
  • Samoa to Thursday Island- using the 50s provisional stamp.
  • Canada to Pitcairn
  • More Trinidad Provisionals
  • Mailing Label to Samoa
  • A very significant update to Samoa Stamp Duties.
  • Updated Malawi Postal Rates
  • Parcel tags to Nukunonu (Tokelau)
  • China to New Zealand.
  • PNG missing 50t value error. 
  • Samoa Inverted overprint
  • Mozambique to Fanning Island
  • PNG to Solomon Islands
  • PNG Meter misspelling
  • RAF Plane ticket
  •  Falkland Island Dependency
    Aerogramme
  • Wreck of the SS Aeon
  • Australia first flight
  • Australia Margins on cover
  • Trinidad inverted overprint
  • PNG Stationery for the Christmas
    Season 2014
  • NZ admiral gutter pair on cover
  • Trinidad Postal Order
  • Tinian Post card
  • St. Vincent locally valued skeleton stamps.
  • Guam Guard Mail
  • Departure Tax Stamps from
    Turks & Caicos and  Guyana
  • Swaziland Postmarks
  • Cocos Island Aerogramme
  • PNG Personalized stamps.
  • British Indian Ocean Territory 
  • Australia printed to private order
  • Use of one local postal permit no
    longer recognized in Palau-
  • Samoan carriage label.
  • Samoa phone book 1932
  • Lenora Municipal Railways
  • US Postage used in Diego Garcia
  • South Georgia Cachet
2014
  • Samoa Radio (Telegraph Office)
  • New Zealand Lands and Deeds L5 revenue.
  • Turks and Caicos Departure Tax
  • Norfolk Island WWII censored
  • Gibraltar
  • Pitcairn Island-Collection
  • United States stamps used after postal independence in the Marshall Islands.
  • Pitcairn Island Postcard from 1919
  • New definitive series from Zambia
  • New cancels from St. Vincent
  • US Pacific Island Bulletin 
  • Anguilla Parcel 
  • New Zealand Cinderellas
  • Barbados Post Office Label
  • South Australia Impressed Stamp Duty
  • British Postal Orders
  • Victoria Railway 3d parcel stamp
  • Western Australian Revenue
  • PNG embossed stamp duty
  • Ascension and Vanuatu postal rates
  • Guyana non overprint.
  • Tokelau forerunner
  • Early Fanning Island Postcards and Promotional Envelope
  • Cook Island Artist Sketch
  • Micronesia Postal Stationery
  • Maps from the Falklands, Tonga and the
    South Pacific.
  • Faroe Island postmarks
  • Update to the Zambia Provisionals
  • Modern US - destinations
  • Malaya Patriotic Fund
  • Fanning Island
  • Samoa - New cancel
  • St. Vincent (Bequia)
  • Botswana Free Frank
  • Greenland postmark study and covers.
  • New Zealand Printed to Private Order.
  • Australian Private Perfin cover.
  • St. Helena Revenue document.
  • Norfolk Island Censored cover.
  • Iceland Cancels.
  • An article on Zimbabwe Inflation Rates.
  • A New Guinea receipt in Marks written in English and dated after war broke out.
  • PNG Departure tax multiple
  • Where does one file this? No. 1
  • Where does one file this? No. 2
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Zambia Provisionals
  • BIOT Commercial Mail
  • Gilbert & Ellice Seal Photo and Signature
    of TC Barley Resident Commisioner
  • US International Rate
  • Trinidad Overprints
  • Guyana
  • A Scarce Australian FDC
  • Gilbert WWII local cover
  • Norfolk Forerunner
  • Tokelau commercial postcard
  • The 1898 Pictorials of New Zealand by Derek Diamonds
  • PNG Bougainville Return to Sender
  • Nauru Commercial Mail
  • NZ Booklet Stamp and Postman's Cancel
  • Morocco Postage Due
  • France Booklet
  • Tanganyika
  • Kiribati mail with manuscript date stamp
  • PNG Boroko missent
  • Russia to St. Helena missent to Kenya
  • GB short paid to New Zealand
  • Fiji provisional usage
  • Australian First Day Covers
  • Solomon Islands 65c Unissued Stamp
  • So where does this belong?
  • Australia International Post
  • St. Lucia Revenues
2013
  • Norfolk Island Forerunner
  • Thursday Island censor
  • St. Vincent Provisional Overprint Error
  • Bechuanaland Revenue
  • Seychelles Revenue
  • New Zealand Late Fee
  • Guyana Bird Provisional Overprint mini-sheet
  • Pitcairn forerunner, commercial useage
  • Samoa Official Frank
  • GB Machin with a Fiji Instructional marking
  • St. Vincent Local Post Offices
  • Some Papua Varieties

 

  • NZ Cinderella
  • Papua Stamps
  • Solomon Island Security Check
  • Papua Double Perf
  • Papua stamps
  • PNG Personalized stamp users and registration increase letter
  • NSW Stampless
  • Guam Ladrone
  • Midway Island Land Transfer
  • Papua Perfin OS Pair
  • Botswana Revenue
  • Guyana Provisionals
  • New Zealand IRC Used in Samoa
  • Jamaica Social Security Stamps
  • Australia Used In
  • New Zealand Used In
  • Kenya Short Paid
  • New Zealand to Kenya
  • PNG
  • Guyana Provisionals
  • Cook Islands CDS
  • Swaziland New Post Office
  • Web Site Tips
  • Belize Provisional Overprint
  • Railways
  • Guyana Provisional Overprints
  • Tonga - Niutoputapu
  • American Samoa Eclipse Cover
  • POW Mail - New Zealand and Australia
  • WA Postal Fiscal Cover
  • Mail Volume Statistics for the Solomon
    Islands 2011
  • PNG Butterfly Hologram
  • Postal Rate Information - More Rates
  • Swains Island Bisect
  • New Zealand High Value Arms Revenue
  • Current Events in Todays Postal Markings - Vanuatu
  • Postal Rate Information - More Rates
  • Postal Rate Information - Fiji
  • New Feature - Mail Volume Statistics
  • Saint Vincent Promotional Marking 2012
  • Postal rate information
  • New Marshall Islands Postmark - more questions than answers
  • Guam Official Mail Meter
2012
  • Stamps Invalid for Postage
  • Postal rate information
  • Is it stationery or it is not?
  • Postal rate information