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YOUR FAVOURITES – JUNE 2021

From Vladivostok to Liverpool at the Beginning of the First World War by Philip Robinson This registered cover was sent by Kunst & Albers, a large German trading company that had many branches in the Russian Far East. Franked with the 70 kopek value from the...

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NEXT ZOOM MEETING – 13 JUNE 2021 AT 7.30 BST

Program 13 June 2021 at 7.30 (BST) 1. Introduction by Host Neil Ritchie (President of the BSRP) 2. ROSSICA GUEST SPEAKER - Dr Vitaly Geyfman - The very little known 1919 provisional issue from the town of Gdov Dr Vitaly Geyfman is a practicing physician specializing...

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Your Favourites – April 2021

A postcard sent from Gizhiga to the Kampffmeyer bookstore in Berlin. Postmarked GIZHIGA PRIM. OBL. * * a (10.1.14). This is the only known mail from Gizhiga by Howard Weinert Overland westbound mail left Gizhiga (pop. 400) only once a year in January, via Okhotsk,...

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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