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Friday, 22 February 2019

Heinrich Koehler Wiesbaden - March 2019 Auction

The March 2019 auction at Heinrich Koehler, Wiesbaden, is now online.

I have consigned specialist material including Russian local issues of 1920 - 1922 and my own personal collections (two) of Podolia Trident postal history. There is also some Armenia, Soviet Latvia, Russian Revenue stamps, Imperial and Soviet postal history - notably some rare 1920s postage due covers.

All online at

Friday, 8 February 2019

Hellman Auction 113 Now Online

The March Kaj Hellman auction in Finland is now online and open for internet bidding. As usual I have contributed a large number of lots for Baltics, British Empire, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Russia, Transcaucasia and Ukraine including rarities (notably in the Russia Revenues section). Take a look if you do not already know this auction:

Sunday, 3 February 2019

From Blog to Book?

There are now over 500 posts on this Blog, dating back to 2010. It is not a very easy site to search, partly because any search has to rely on the labels I have assigned and those are probably inconsistent.

Is there anyone out there who would like to read through the whole Blog and propose a selection which might be converted to print format with the material organised by theme / country / ... and with an Index?

The 500+ blog posts probably contain upwards of 250 000 words. A sensible book length, allowing for illustrations would be  40 - 60 000, not more.

All other details discussable ...