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When you join the BSRP you become a member of a world-wide community of philatelists who collect and study the stamps and postal history of the Russian philatelic area. Whether you are a general stamp collector or an enthusiast with a specific interest in any of the specialist fields, you will find the Society invaluable, both as a resource for seeking information and a platform for contact with like-minded collectors.

 

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ZOOM meeting Sunday 11 April at 7.30pm BST

PROGRAM 1. Introduction by host, President of BSRP, Neil Ritchie 2. Gilbert Rios - Use of paper-seals and free-frank mails in the Imperial Russian Post: positioning and scope 3. Maxime J. Citerne - Three journeys through Imperial Russia, and beyond 4. Neil Ritchie -...

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Your Favourites – March 2021

Your Favourites – March 2021

Mail route to and from Europe. Interruption of Siberia route by Russian Civil War by Hong Xaiao The Russian October Revolution and the outbreak of the civil war seriously affected international postal service via Siberia route.  In March 1918, China Post stopped using...

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Galleries

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VYATKA GUBERNIYA (PROVINCE) NON STAMP ISSUING ZEMSTVO UEZDS (DISTRICTS) by Robin Calvert

27 April 2017 Ex the Vyatka District Court Archive. From the collection of T. Page. Endorsement reads:“Received at Yaroslav Volost Pravlenye for transmission to the Zemstvo Post 11 September 1915 (signed) Volost Assessor”. BJRP 106 pages 57 to 75 download article ... 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 NORTHERN ROUTE - MAIL FROM AFGHANISTAN THROUGH RUSSIA DURING WORLD WAR II

article by Robert Jack, appeared in BJRP 105, pages 70 - 77 IMAGE “The second example shows the route up and running at full speed. It is endorsed “Via Moskwa Moskau” and leaves Kabul on 30 December 1939, transits Mazar-i-Sharif on 2 January and arrives at Brandenburg (Havel) on 19 January 1940 (transit time 21 days) (Fig. 2). Note that German censorship has now been introduced.” Full article here. 70-77 Robert Jack - THE NORTHERN ROUTE ... more