and Tibet Philatelic Study Circle
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 93, 1st.
- This, thinner as usual, issue has primarily the task
to inform the members about the upcoming elections for the board of directors
of the NTPSC.
- The title page shows a beautiful double rate
registered cover sent from Doti to Kathmandu... A real beauty. The image of
that cover can be found here
- Colin Hepper wrote a very fine article covering the
Nepal Postal Slogan Postmarks. Part 1. He has given permission to reproduce
this fine article and to publish it on this web site. Please click
here to read the article..
- Again by Colin Hepper is a beautiful cover from
Nepalganj described.This particular cover is franked with a full set of
Pashupati stamps of the series 1935, plus a few stamps of the series 1930 plus
a few classic stamps.
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 94, 2nd.
- Again a relatively thin issue but still very
interesting starts with the mage of a rare variety of the 1958, 10 paisa
airmail stamp fork the collection of Surendra Lal Shresta.
- The members are are informed about the Web Site of "The
Collectors Club of Chicago" where more then 2300 dealers are listed, many
of them by state and country. Pay a visit.
- Nick Rhodes writes about a new discovered forgery of a
Nepal Classic Stamp. Very interesting indeed.
- Dick van der Wateren informs us about a new issued
Postcard form Nepal, the image of that card is shown on the front page of this
issue of Postal Himal.
- Again Dick van der Wateren writes about his last trip
to Nepal and how he found out the date of Printing of the first Postcard of
- Ben Kaufmann from Australia had sent a very
interesting shipping document form 1881, related to fourteen chests of opium,
carried on the steamship Thibet. Something really unusual.
- The second part of the fine article by Colin Hepper,
covering the Nepal Postal Slogan Postmarks, is being published. Please click
to read Part 1 and 2 of that fine article.
- A must, the fine article by Suman Malla titled
"Philately: Fulfilling, lucrative but neglected". Interesting for every stamp
- And finally, Wolfgang Hellrigl give a book
review about two new books. In details:
1: Supplement to the Armand E. Singer, Tibet
1809-1975 by Prof. Dr. Armand E. Singer
2: Tibet, Second Series, Circa 1914 by Frealon
Two books, essential for the serious Tibet
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 95 & 96,
combined issue for 3rd and 4th. Quarter 1998
- This bulleting starts with the sad news that our log
time member, collector and philatelic writer, Mr.Lester Allen Michel, has past
away on November 21st. 1998.
- Peter Planken reports and unique "imperforated on one
side" variety of the 1/2 Anna stamp.In the same article a one Anna stamp, pin
perforated and with the sheet inscription reading backwards. Also a Error on
the Postage Stamp Centenary 1881-1981 Souvenir Sheet is shown and finally a
nice cover franked pin perforated stamps of the first and second issue. One of
only two covers with the pin perforated 4 Anna stamp of the first issue known.
- Some Postal Cards with Oddities are shown by Dick van
- A, or maybe better "The" Die Proof of the Indicum for
the first Postal Card of Nepal has been discovered by Dick van der Wateren.
- Part 3 of
the fine article by Colin Hepper, covering the Nepal Postal Slogan Postmarks,
is being published. Please click here to read
Part 1, Part 1a and
Part 2 of that fine article.
- CAVEAT EMPTOR by Armand E. Singer reminds us to be
careful when bidding on Nepal or Tibet items... Remember, knowledge is Power.
- Leo Martyn gives a book review for the book titled
"Tibet: Caught in time" by John Clark. Even non-philatelic is it interesting
- Armand Singer gives a "Proposal for a directory of
Himalayan Area Philatelists. If will be eventually be"WHO IS WHO" of Himalayan
- An unusual Philatelic Cover form Nepal is reported by
Nick Rhodes and Len Stenning.
- Mr. Shyam P. Nhuchhe Pradhan writes about the NEPAL 98
- Philatelic Exhibition
- and the bulleting ends with the Philatelic Bulleting
No. 02 by the Nepal Post, showing the stamps issued in the year 1998.
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