The MS Jutlandia was built for the East Asiatic Company (EAC) by the EAC at the Nakskov Shipyard in 1934. She was 461 feet long with a beam of 61 feet and a draught of 36 feet. The Jutlandia was a combined cargo and passenger ship. She had a cruise speed o
alynstampcollector · 234 days ago

      I have been in two minds about whether to write this or not. I decided yes. One can see so many lovely stamps on various social media forums, most of them anyway are lovely, but a few that are lets say, perhaps ok just for ones personal collection ev
michaelatcddstamps · 235 days ago

Hello, I forgot all about this site until a few days ago.  Been really busy with other philatelic activities and my postings dropped off in some circles. But am back. I wrote in another forum a few weeks ago how important it was to have a good catalogue. S
michaelatcddstamps · 236 days ago

The MV MacDhui was built by Barclay, Curie and Co., Ltd. of Glasgow in 1931 for Burns Philp on their New Guinea service. She displaced 4,561 gross tons with a length of 341 feet 9 inches and a beam of 51 feet 2 inches. Her engines provided 635 nhp and she
alynstampcollector · 247 days ago

Prior to July 1, 1967 British North America was composed of separate colonies of Great Britain. These included the Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Rupert’s Land, North-Western Territories, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and the Provin
alynstampcollector · 296 days ago

A new design 'Singapore Skyline'  was issued on 18.03.2017.  It is the 15th design of Singapore frama labels since the first one in 1988. The design shows a composite of the Marina Bay and Raffles Place financial district skyline together with the spouting
angrybird · 297 days ago

 In 1990 the Polish Postal Authority issued a stamp to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre.  The Katyn Massacre occurred in April - May of 1940 in the Katyn Forest Prison camp and other locations in Russia.  In March of 1940 Lavrentiy Be
alynstampcollector · 301 days ago

At observances in which Buddhist monks are in attendance, one of the more noteworthy paraphernalia is the detailed and decorative monk's fan. The fans are used by the monks to cover their faces when they are addressing devotees at the temple.  Originally
alynstampcollector · 313 days ago

Built by William Henry Forster in 1853 the Edwin Fox is the world’s second oldest surviving merchant ship and the only remaining example of a ship that transported convicts to Australia. Made of teak and constructed at Calcutta in West Bengal, the Edwin F
alynstampcollector · 314 days ago

The Ghanan Postal authority issued a set of 3 stamps in 1957 to commemorate the formation of the Black Star Line, Ghana’s national shipping company. Intended to carry cargoes of equipment and materials to Ghana and sail with Ghanan produce going outward.
alynstampcollector · 318 days ago