Philately is the study and/or collection of postage and revenue stamps, postal history and “cinderellas”. For the most part, these essays relate to material in personal collections.
1880 Oranje Vrij Staat Hospital Tax Hand-stamped Surcharge
Rare Oranje Vrij Staat philately.
Bechuanaland Rifles in Mafeking: A Soldier's Letter
British Field Service Post Card
Crocodile Pools: myth or reality?
Francois Johannes Joubert Eloff
The Krom River Post Office and FJJ Eloff.
Knockaloe Aliens Camp
Documenting a rare canceller (1911-1913).
Marshall Islands and Miss Letitia Rose
Miss Letitia Rose, her Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) correspondence from the Marshall Islands. Family history.
Medical Philately: An Overview
An overview of the hobby.
Medicine, the Modern Olympic Games and Philately
The medical link to the origins of the Games.
Orange River Station Post-Office Canceller
Rediscovering a lost post-office.
Petrus Jacobus Joubert (1834-1900)
Postal stationery item (briefkaart algemeene postvereeniging) and PJ Joubert (1834-1900).
Poland General Government
Postal Stationery from a South African Attached to the Allied Central Mediterranean and Middle East Forces
The narrative is based on an accumulation of correspondence from the World War II Central Mediterranean and Middle East war zone; the historical background and an interpretation of the collection. The Excel spreadhseet is a presentation of the data used in the narrative, allowing future expert reinterpretation.
Red Cross "Our Day" Flights - Make Your Sixpence Fly
Ruhleben Prisoner of War Camp and Walter ("Wolly") Robert Neizel
Rushen Internment Camp
Stamps of the Oranje Vrij Staat
Letetrs to the Journal of the Orange Free State Study Circle.
The Times Weekly Edition
The London newspaper in reduced format as it was produced during World War II.