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Latest news

Following the presentation on Ukrainian inflation 1991-1994 (last ZOOM meeting): a way to solve the inflation problem. A letter from Simferopol: pay at the counter and a stamp with the amount. Jan Kaptein

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YOUR FAVOURITES

YOUR FAVOURITES

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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Facebook page launch

Facebook page launch

Over the years members have suggested a Facebook page as a more informal platform to chat to other members and collectors across the world. A place to exchange ideas, show collections and post events. If Facebook appeals to you then please visit and LIKE our newly...

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From the archives

Selected articles from the archives of the British Journal of Russian Philately. Classic, new, quirky, or seminal

New from the archives …

The First Issue of the Lokhvitsa Zemstvo by Bernard Furnon