Monthly Archives: December 2017

Asia productivity year 1970. Getting Ceylon, India, Pakistan and one of the Chinas to agree and issue stamps!

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story of foreign powers trying to influence post colonial Asia for good, they hope. The stamp today was […]

Parliament House designed by the guy who named himself president for life

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell about a building designed to house the rubber stamp of a president for life but […]

Saying goodbye to Mr. Stable

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. Today we talk about a leader who offered stability, which compared with what went before and afterward seems pretty good. The stamp […]

Taking time out at the Carifiesta, to remember Mr. Collymore

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell of a teacher in a small country who did so much to inspire a local […]

Never mind the war, lets have a fish fry

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first  sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell of people fishing while their nation refuses to stand on it’s own. The stamp today […]

Look Zhivkov gave us a new chemical plant, er uh, great I guess?

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell of when central economic planning forgets who they are planning for. The stamp today is […]

Mosque of Omar, The Mandate to try to stand between

Welcome readers to todays offering from The-Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell of a conundrum, for the British, and the Muslims, and the Jews. Perhaps never to be […]