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Wishing all members and friends a peaceful and happy 2022. We begin the year with our first online ZOOM meeting on Sunday 9 January at 7.30pm GMT. PROGRAM 1. Neil Ritchie, host (President BSRP) - Welcome 2. Gilbert Rios - What place for Baltic governorates in Russian...
1875 Underpaid Letter from Arzamas Zemstvo to Switzerland by Terry Page Letter addressed to Aigles franked with the 1874 5k indigo on thick paper (Chuchin/Schmidt 2) and cancelled with the (undated) zemstvo district cachet. Forwarded to the imperial post office where...
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VYATKA GUBERNIYA (PROVINCE) NON STAMP ISSUING ZEMSTVO UEZDS (DISTRICTS) by Robin Calvert27 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
Batum Philatelic Postcard25 August 2015 Philatelic postcard with Batum view and three different frankings: Turkish, Batum stamps and BPP with Baghaturov signature. ... 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