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A date for your diary

The next BSRP Annual Meeting, hosted by Terry Page will be held at the Union Jack Club, London on Saturday 15 October 2016

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Dr. Raymond Casey

The Society is saddened to have to report the passing of Dr. Raymond Casey. Raymond was extremely well-known and respected within philately and beyond. He was a former president and honorary member of the BSRP, as well as having been editor of the Society’s...

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A Card from Prince Koslowski

23 December 2015 A request for information from Peter Chadwick (from the BJRP 103)   ... more

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From the archives

Selected articles from the archives of the British Journal of Russian Philately. Classic, new, quirky, or seminal – we choose a new one every month.

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The Captain's Log by Raymond Casey

Half a century has elapsed since Tchilinghirian and Stephen laid the foundation of our knowledge of the subject (T&S, 1959) and apart from a follow up article by Stephen (1967) only snippets of information have been published since. Antonini and Grasset‟s book on the postal history of the lakes and rivers of the world (1984) does not say a word about the Caspian Sea - the biggest lake of all. Image: Persian port of Enzeli, showing part of the harbour facilities. Card postally used to Paris with pair Persian 3ch cancelled Recht 23 March 1913. ... more