The Nepal and Tibet Philatelic Study Circle
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 133, 1st. Quarter 2008
The report of a new type of the B25 cancellation of British-Indian in Nepal Post that has been discovered by Surendra Lal Shresta.
Ramer Fuchs reports that he has been informed that the Tibetan Government has officially authorized "someone" in France to reprint stamps of Tibet and asked for additional information on that.
Furthermore, Rainer Fuchs informs that the discussion forum has been upgraded by investing several hundred US-$ out of his private pocket to a new version with enhanced features where registration is required to prevent misuse of the forum.
Danny Wong sent in an article he wrote in memory of Armand Singer that had been published in China Philatelic News on 23rd. October 2007
Dangpur Post Office by Derrick Dawson give a now look on the spelling of the Dongpur (and other Tibetan) postmarks.
Surendra Lal Shresta in his regular column "New from Kathmandu" informs as usual about the latest issues of Nepal
Book review of "A Catalogue of Himalayan Mountaineering Correspondence" by Alan Warren. Alan give a nice review of this catalogue dealing with the mountaineering covers that are world wide collected.
Colin Hepper writes about "A letter to the queen of Bundi. The letter gives some interesting facts a bout a proposed merger of the Nepal and Bundi Royal Houses by marriage.
Nepal Post Office – A continuing Series by Colin Hepper and Photos by Jaya Hari Jha. This time the post offices from Acham, Sirot Chhoti Hulak, Bayalpata Chhoti Hulak and Jumla are introduced.
And finally, the Index for Postal Himal issues 129-133 is being published.
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 134, 2nd. Quarter 2008
Bob Gould writes more about Himalayan Mountaineering Correspondence.
The Mysterious Black Label depicting the Potala in Lhasa by Bo C. Olsson describes the labs sold by the Swedish Relief committee for Tibetan Refugees in India.
A nice "Double Sealed Document is shown by Dick van der Wateren
Colin Hepper shows two covers out of his collection, sent from the Branch Post Office of Bharatpur.
...,. furthermore, he clarified that the local Pashupati printings of Nepal were not printed because of difficulties in getting supplies due to WW-II, however, the printer of the previous issues, M/s Perkins bacon, went out of business already in the late 1930's.
Richard M. Hanchett reports on WESTPEX 2008
... in addition, he informs about the Cumulative Index for Postal Himal and membership List he is preparing
Surrendra Lal Shresta shows 2 covers envelopes with the crest of the last Rana Prime Minister of Nepal - Mophan Shamsher J.B. Rana from Lakshmi Nivas Maharajganj, Kathmandu.
also he shows a Piece of Postal History, a letter dated 1915 A.D..
The British-Indian B-52 Cancellation is shown in reply to Surendra Lal Shresta's report, published in Postal Himal 133..., furthermore, he requests help on the seal of the British Envoy at the Court of Nepal and shows unusual "Postal Stationary from Nepal.
Surrendra Lal Shresta in his continuing series shows us the new issues of Nepal.
... and in the continuing Series of Nepal Post Office – by Colin Hepper and Photos by Jaya Hari Jha the Post Offices of Dhankuta and Itahari Chhoti are shown.
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 135, 3rd Quarter 2008
Ed Gosnell writes about an interesting pair of 1911 King Emperor Camp Postal Cards.
Bob Gould continues his writings about Himalayan Mountaineering Correspondence.
Overland to Tibet - Kathmandu to Lhasa in 1988, a travel report by Brian W. Smith
A wonderful Postcard dated 1916, showing the Mount Everest Hotel, Darjeeling, is shown by Nicholas Rhodes.
Ed Gosnell shows us "for the record", two interesting items from Nepal he has acquired during the last year (2007).
.. and finally, The Auction Catalogue for the 72nd Auction, Part I, is listed.
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 136, 4th. Quarter 2008
A wonderful article by Colin Hepper about "Endangered Species in the Royal Chitwan National Park.
Brian Smith writes about the Tibetan Post Office at Rongbuk.
As usual, Surendra Lal Shresta in his regular column "New from Kathmandu" informs as usual about the latest issues of Nepal.
Frank Vignola gives his views and comments about his 2008 Westpex Experience.
Similar, Colin Hepper writes about the London International Stamp Exhibition 2010 including the Hotel Information.
... and finally, The Auction Catalogue for the 72nd Auction, Part II, is listed.
and as appendix, the Membership list as of end of 2008 is being added.
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