The Nepal and Tibet Philatelic Study Circle
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 149, 1st Quarter 2012
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 150, 2nd Quarter 2012
And the bulleting concludes with the information by Leo Martyn about the
Postal Himal No. 151,
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 151, 3rd Quarter 2012
“Himalayan Airmails” by Jeffrey Brown, the continuation of his article of which Part one had been published in Postal Himal 146. The second part is titled “The Tourists Fly In” and deals with very early air mail pioneers in Nepal, noteworthy Alan Cobham (Anglo-Indian Air Survey in 1925) and Richard Halliburton and Moye W. Stephens Jr. in their Stearland C3B registered under NR-882N and named “The flying Carpet” who made a flight within 20 Miles of Mount Evers while in Calcutta in January 1932 while they stopped in Calcutta as part of the round the world flight.
Peter Moore writes about “The Reverend J. R. Fox Letters”. Apparently, Fox, while in Kathmandu, purchase stamps for a Mr. Feldman, most likely an American dealer at that time.
“The Richardson Mail” by Colin Hepper with mages provided by Leo Martyn shows some postal cards and covers sent by Richardson while he was living in Nepal in the 1940th.
Alan Warren reports about my won article (in German language), dedicated to “100 Years stamps of Tibet” published in the German Philatelic Magazine “Michel Rundschau, January 2012, Plus Issue”.
An article about Bhutan titled “Thinleygang COM: The most beautifully decorated Mail Office of Bhutan” by Leo van der Velden. Unfortunately, Bhutan is not very well represented on Postal Himal so this article is highly appreciated.
Surendra Lal Shresta in his regular column reports “News from Kathmandu”.
As being reported by Alan Warren, “Michel Peissel”, an accomplished photographer and writer has past away on October 7, 2011 in Paris. Michel authored about a dozen of books and had produced or directed nearly two dozen documentary films, about his explorations and adventures, many of them to remote areas of Tibet.
The bulleting concludes with a Press Release from the “Royal Philatelic Society London” that has been forwarded by Colin Hepper, titled “Philatelic Research now much easier. It is reported that a new web site (http://www.globalphilateliclibrary.org) has been launched. The project by founding Partner including The Royal Philatelic Society London, the National Postal Museum and Smithsonian Libraries in Washington DC and The American Philatelic Research Library in Bellefonte, PA. In addition to these societies and Museums, many other contributing partners have been named.
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 152, 4th. Quarter 2012
Johannes Bornmann, a very well-known collector from
Himalayan Airmails” by Jeffrey Brown, the 3rd part of this series of articles. The third part covers the Houston Mount Everest Expedition and contains a list of covers from that flight known by the author.
Cookie Monster by Dick van der Wateren, a nice personal story of some
friends of Dick and is friend Peter Planken in
Thomas W. Weixlmann, Sr writes about a Deutsche (German) Rupal Expedition Cover of 1963.
Ago in Ladakh” by Kamal Ratna Tulkadar (Submitted by Surendra Lal Shresta.
That nice article that first appeared in The Kathmandu Post on Saturday,
March 10, 2012 tells the story of 5 adventurer Nepalese merchants in
Another article that appeared first in The Kathmandu Post on May 20, 2012, again submitted by Surendra Lal Shresta, is about a Japanese Woman’s New Everest Feat.
Alfonso G. Zuleta Jr. shows some Photos from
Surendra Lal Shresta submitted the Nepalese Postal Rates from 16 July 2012 as being published by the Government of Nepal Department of Postal Services.
And the bulletin concludes with an article written by Colin Hepper (FRPSL) about “A Possible Error on an Early (Nepalese) Postcard”.
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