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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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JOIN US! Next Zoom meeting – Sunday 11 April at 7.30pm (BST)

NEXT MEETING - 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 Now retired, Gilbert was Professor and Head of the...

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NOW AVAILABLE Video recording of Zoom meeting 14 March

NOW AVAILABLE Video recording of Zoom meeting 14 March

Ivo Steijn - Postmarks of the Crimea and some postal history Howard Weinert - Sakhalin Neil Ritchie - WW1 censor marks of Vladivostok and surrounding area 1914-1920 LINK TO VIDEO AVAILABLE ON MEMBER'S FORUM  Link to Ivo Steijns presentation slides...

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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.

Latest from the archives …

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