Tag Archives: Ceylon stamp

The British require a duty, so send Kandy

The Dutch fall into Napoleon’s orbit so the island of Sri lanka changes forever. 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. Welcome to todays offering from The Philatelist. The stamp today is in fairly poor condition. That […]

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 […]