August 7, 2017. Imprinted Envelope of Type IE-48 (2) in a new
subtype discovered. That envelope has a larger size than the normal
Imprinted Envelope IE-48
July 26, 2017. Previously not recorded Route
Instruction Handstamp on a cover in the collection of the late Zvi
Alexander, now listed as
HS-N52. ThatHandstamp is Bi-Linguial (Arabic/English) and the English part has a nice
misspelling OVRELAND instead of OVERLAND.
July 25, 2017. Cover from the Archive of Norman
Collins with a previously unrecorded Route Instruction Handstamp, now
recorded as HS-N51,
sent on 21 January 1934 from Iran to England added. A color copy is
appreciated from the current owner.
July 21, 2017. High resolution scan of covers with
RH-1 (3) and RH-1
July 16, 2017.
Whereabouts of a Overland Mail cover from German Empire to Iraq solved.
July 14, 2017. New discovered Handstamp
HS-N50 on cover
from Feluja (Falluja) added.
Additional cover with Rerouting and
July 13, 2017 Cover from UK to Baghdad, dated 22
November 1923 from the
Mail acceptance of Overland Mail from UK to Iraq. The only such covers
25 June 2017. Another cover with Receiving Handstamp
RH-1 (5) added.
15 June 2017. Additional cover with Route
added. That cover is dated 20 January 1931 and represents the currently
latest date of use of this Route Instruction Handstamp.
14 June 2017. Previously unrecorded Route
13 June 2017. Additional explanations related to
furthermore, sender of cover with handstamp
27 May 2017. Cover with
Instruction Handstamp similar to HS-76 sent from Hillah added.
19 May 2017. Original scan of cover with new
discovered Route Instruction Handstamp
07 May 2017. High resolution image of the share
issued in 1924 by the
Eastern Transport Company.
added. It turned out that the share still have the coupons attached.
21 April 2017. Share issued in 1924 by the
Eastern Transport Company.
That company was taken over by Nairn in 1926 and merged with his company and
the new company was named Nairn Eastern Transport Company
20 April 2017. Further unidentified/unrecorded items
from the Paper Archive of
Norman Collins added.
19 April 2017. Images from the Archive of Norman
Collins of reference cover showing Handstamp
HS-59 (1) and both reference covers of Handstamp
HS-62 (1) /
HS-62 (2) and
HS-71 (1) have
18 April 2017. Another cover with handstamp
Black/White images of the reference
covers from the Archive of Norman Collins showing Handstamp
HS-21 (2) and
HS-N01 (3) added.
Cover ex collection of the late Zvi
Alexander showing handstamp
HS-09 (1) added.
That cover shows that the user of that handstamp is indicated wrongly in the
book by Norman Collins.
A page has been created showing unrecorded items
found in the paper archive of
the late Norman Collins. Please check this page if you know one or more
of these items and the current owner so the items may be recorded and listed
14 April 2017. Copy of
Road Map issued by
Public Works Department of Iraq added. This map also indicated the routes
issued by the Nairn Transport Company and Eastern Transport Company as the
company was called later on.
13 April 2017. Copy of cover showing
(1) added. That cover bears the recorded senders name and address. After
comparing that cover with the other covers with Handstamp
HS-76 (2) and
HS-76 (3) it
may well be that the latter handstamps are in fact subtypes or different
types of HS-76. Your comments are appreciated.