The Nepal and Tibet Philatelic Study Circle
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 121, 1st. Quarter 2005
Armand E. Singers gives a detailed overview of "The tainted Years" of Nepal. An article about the numerous fake stamps and Nepal including one of the forger, starting from the early classic years up to the modern stamps. An article not to be missed.
David Froud sent in and article titled "A Matter of Secrecy"...it deals with the famous "78" marking on Nepal and Tibet covers.
New issues from Nepal are introduced
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 122, 2nd. Quarter 2005
From Tibet to North Borneo, by Jeremy Brewer. Te story of a philatelic Tibet cover sent from Tibet to North Borneo. Nice story indeed.
The balance sheet of the Nepal and Tibet Study Circle
Pictures of the Nepal Post Offices at Lalitpur are shown
Nepal new issue Programm for 2005
The Dalai Lama on an Austrian Stamp and how it can be ordered is explained.
Surendra Lal Shresta sent in an Article about two early documents which could be from either Nepal or Tibet and asked members for help.
Nepal commemorative covers are showen in an article by Surendra Lal Shresta.
Armand E. Singer gives a note on a Chomorak postmark from Tibet...
and Jeremy Brewer writes about "That Wretched PHARITTIBET Overprint".
An articel about the Nepalese Stamps designer was sent in by J. L. Gobert of Belgium.
Colin Hepper shows some interesting Nepal covers.
A Review of "A Film Set in Bhutan", an article by Alan Warren about that film.
Finally, a list of special postmarks that have been used in 2004 was provided by Surendra Lal Shresta.
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 123, 3rd Quarter 2005
Wolfgang Hellrigl writes about Himalayan Phantasies, an article about fake postmarks of Nepal. This article has first been published in Fakes Forgeries expert No.7 in may 2004
The first Part of Chinese Imperial Post in Tibet by Danny Kin-chi Wong describes in details the stamps and postal system from 1911 onwards.
J.B. Manandhar introduces his fine book about “Some Selected Post Offices” of Nepal.
The Long Ride From Tibet to North Borneo by Wolfgang Hellrigl writes about a MacDonald cover which was shown in Postal Himal 122, giving proofs that the cover is in fact a forgery.
Derrick Dawson gives a response to Professor Singers Article “A Note on a Chomorak Postmark”, published in Postal Himal 122.
Nepal Post Office Pictures by Colin Hepper shows some photographs of Nepalese Post offices. The pictures were taken by Punny Sthapit.
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 124, 4th Quarter 2005
Colin Hepper and Wolfgang Hellrigl remember the late Purnendu Gupta who past away in 2005.
Chinese Imperial Post inTibet, a fine article by Danny Kin-chi Wong describes in details the stamps and postal system from 1911 onwards.
Karl-Heinz Michel has written and article titled “Did a Mobile Post office Exists in Kathmandu in 1963?” and asked for more information on that.
The “Bael Fruit” Gum on the Classic Nepal Issues. A very fine article by Malcolm Campell and Surandra Lal Shresta about the tick reddish gum that spoils so many of the early issues.
Bhutan Highway Post Offices by Karl-Heinz Michel discusses the article by Jim Wong, dated 1968, published in the American Philatelic Congress Handbook.
P&T Notice. Mail Jeep Service for Tashigang-Mongar Dzong, a fine article about this little known service in Bhutan. Reprinted with kind permission of the German Society Forschungsgemeinschaft Indien (That Site will be opended in a new browser window).
Alan Warren reports about members who had won awards at the Pacific Explorer Exhibition held in Sydney, Australia in April 2005. Congratulations.
Ted Bahry writes about “A Visit to Lhasa”.
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