Stamps and postal history of great britain - the atozee guide for stamp collectors a superbly illustrated introduction to these fine classics, by wm f blank . Statue of liberty: its history, introduction statue history first postage stamps in the world depicting the statue of. Postal history of the world volume one (the early years, 1840 - 1860) collection of richard frajola pdf file of full exhibit here (22 meg) this is a traditional postal history collection that examines the postal uses of single adhesive postage stamps and postal stationery of the classic era. This stamp, known as the penny black, was the world’s first postage stamp before the postal reforms of 1840 sending a letter was expensive the charge was for each sheet of paper that a letter comprised, and for the distance covered.
The history of the postage stamps of the st louis postmaster, 1845-1847 (classic reprint) [charles haviland mekeel] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. By freestampmagazine in classic stamps, history, history of stamp collecting in the late 1970s a fascinating series of articles written by mr k kouwenberg about the history of stamp collecting, appeared in the dutch magazine philatelie. During the last stage of the civil war, in 1861, the liberals changed the name of the country from granadine confederation (as in the 1858 constitution) to united states of new granada (estados . The introduction of postage stamps in the uk in may 1840 was received a population who was accustomed to postage that bore classic portrayals of .
Why are there pictures on postage stamps desired outcomes students will understand that stamps are proofs of payments and that the central focus of the stamp is the subject students will know the history of stamps and understand why stamp design is needed on stamps. Canadian domestic letter rates 1867 to the present day ordinary postage stamps or with specially printed war tax stamps of articles dealing with . Wikipedia page providing a useful introduction and overview of canadian stamps and postal history people on stamps of canada wikipedia listing of people depicted on the stamps of canada, with links to biographical data. Stampless letters, paid for by the receiver, and private postal systems, were gradually phased out after the introduction of adhesive postage stamps, first issued by the us government post .
Home this page postal history brief overview of the history of liberia’s postal system and its stamp issues cover gallery explanation of postal rates and examples of classic and modern covers sent from and within liberia. The postage stamp also served as proof that a letter had been sent through the royal mail system, to prevent any corruption each stamp was designed to bear the image of the current reigning monarch, making it almost impossible for people to replicate. Philatelic books please also check introduction, history of the roll and complete biographies of destinguished philatelists of southern africa postage stamps. The history of the postage stamps of the st louis postmaster, 1845-1847 (1895), by ch mekeel, 27 pages the hobbyist - a monthly publication for stamp collectors (1909), by 442 pages the illustrated catalogue of postage stamps, 1870, by john e gray, 235 pages. Philately i the postage stamps of the introduction of postage stamps took place in connection a catalogue of the stamps of iran and postal history of .
An introduction to the postal history, postage stamps and postmarks of france from 1848-1876 [wilfred bentley] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. Introduction overview this catalog attempts to be complete , collective sheet, souvenir sheet, etc, we might need three digits for stamps too) ice hockey . A brief history of how postage stamps came to be, along with an introduction to stamp collecting once described as the world's greatest hobby, stamp collecting flourished until the rise of technology in the 1980s. Values for stamps of cuba have undergone a thorough review in the 2016 scott classic specialized catalogue of stamps and covers 1840-1940, with many values increasing substantially the catalog will be available in mid-november almost 700 values for cuba stamps have changed, with significant .
Put a stamp on history let your students vote online for the subjects of some soon-to-be released stamps and that's just part of the fun with the united states postal service's celebrate the century program, a program that comes complete with valuable cross-curriculum teaching tools to highlight the people, places, events, and trends of each decade of the 20th century. Introduction to postal history postal history is a study of all postally related items which includes, but is not limited to postage stamps, postal envelopes, post cards, cancellations, watermarks, types of paper, printing methods, stamp inks, transportation methods, and individual histories of the mailed item or items. These few pages on the philately of palestine are intended as a concise introduction to this fascinating field of stamp collecting postal history of palestine . Part 1 – introduction history will repeat itself, for history has shown, that history will repeat itself unfortunately my wife is not interested in history she is, however coming around, and now i pass my knowledge on to others whose “significant others” might not see the picture.
Learn about the history of philately through the years one of the most fascinating hobbies to ever exist, kings and presidents have collected and studied stamps, and the future of philately might . Antique collecting has a venerable history dating from the preservation of valued religious objects in antiquity by the 16th cent glass, coins, postage stamps . Egypt stamps and postal history, egypt philatelic books, egypt new stamp issues, societies for collectors of egypt stamps and postal history introduction to .