Maritime Monday for March 4, 2013: RMS Philately 4

Afghanistan details: - Egyptian War Ship – King Richard III Ship – Danish War Ship – Norman Snekkar – - Grecian Bireme A – Grecian Bireme B – Phoenician Merchant Ship - left: stamp depicting the Argentine Navy training ship ARA Presidente Sarmiento right: museum ship Presidente Sarmiento 2,750 ton sailing vessel built by Laird … [Read more...]

Maritime Monday for February 18th, 2013: RMS Philately II

stamp depicting the Lucie, a six-meter racing yacht engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., Ltd., issued for use in Bermuda on April 14, 1936 The stamp appeared in 1937 to little fanfare, purporting to show a “typical Bermuda yacht.” The governor of the British Crown Colony had personally selected the photograph of LUCIE, thinking it to be the … [Read more...]

Maritime Monday for February 11th, 2013: RMS Philately

Jules Verne Stamps; First Day Covers ; France—3 June 1955 Canadian postage stamp (detail) – full size - For the last three years the Ã…land Islands have featured passenger ferries on postage stamps Here are the first two from 1 June 2009 The second set of passenger ferry stamps from Aland were issued on 3 May 2010, and feature the MS Skandia and MS … [Read more...]