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Volume: 52 / Number: 2 (April – June 2021)

The April – June Newsletter  is now available.  Please take a look.

What’s New

July – September Newsletter The July – September Newsletter is now available to members in the Journals section. Presentation Available Links to an updated version of Alan Sobles presentation on the survival of the Hungarian cancellers post WWI are available here Classified Member Ads One of our members has taken advantage of this feature.  See his…

Philately and International Mail Order Fraud: The Success of the New York Institute of Science in Hungary

Ed Grabowski, a philatelist normally known for his work in the French Colonies, has been developing a new philatelic collecting area focused on the international mail order fraud schemes developed by American fraudsters during the early part of the 20th century. He has just published the above-noted article in OPUS XVIII the annual volume of…

Comparison of Hungarian Catalog Prices 2016-7 to 2018

This is a comparison of the pricing in the new 2018 Hungarian catalog (A magyar belyegek katalogusa) with the previous one from 2016. The comparison is in the form of a multi-page Microsoft Excel™ spreadsheet which can be downloaded here by interested members. The database gives the change in pricing by issue, year and decade….