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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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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

Batum Philatelic Postcard

25 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 

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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