28 Apr

The April 2018 issue is already in the hands of the members.
This issue was packed with interesting topics

The Index of content is as follows:

  • President’s Message by Ron van der Holt
  • Editor’s Desk by Armando Teixeira da Rede
  • Postage Due issue “Tipo Etiqueta” from 1932-33 by J. Miranda da Mota
  • RAC- An Unidentified (Probably Military) Postmark by Claudino Pereira
  • Two Mozambique Cinderellas by John Swan
  • AGM Weekend, March 9th to 11th 2018 : A Report by John Swan
20 Jan

Bulletin 220

The January 2018 issue has been sent to members. The table of content is:

  • President’s Message by Ron van der Holt
  • Editor’s Desk by Armando Teixeira da Rede
  • Timor : One of a kind?  by Clyde J Homen
  • Great Britain Wrapper to Delagoa bay, Mozambique by Dr. John K. Courtis FRPSL
  • Portimao 2017 by John Swan
  • Greetings from Goa and Japan: Late usage by Ron van der Holt
  • George Pearson Prize – Please Vote !
12 Aug

Bulletin 218

The July 2017 issue has been sent to members. The table of content is:

  • President’s Message by Ron van der Holt
  • Editor’s Desk by Armando Teixeira da Rede
  • “Miscellaneous” – Mail damaged in the post by John Dahl FRPSL
  • An Unlisted Portuguese India Crown Overprint 1881-83  by Klaus P. Queisser
  • Portuguese Guiné (The first Issue) Small Guiné Overprint  by Dave Davies
  • Secret Letter (Carta Secreta) by Armando Teixeira da Rede
  • Secretary’s Announcements by John Swan
  • “Waving the Flag for Portuguese Philately” by John Swan
  • The First World War, The Heavy Artillery Corps (C.A.P.) in England Postal History”  by Eduardo Barreiros FRPSL and Luis Barreiros FRPSL
  • News:  “Ëng.˚ Armando Vieira Prize”
  • The PPS history book and the bulletin slipcases
25 Apr

Bulletin 217

The April 2017 issue, in a new design, in full color and with a new PPS logo, has been sent to members. The table of content is:

  • President’s Message by Ron van der Holt
  • Editor’s Desk by Armando Teixeira da Rede
  • Secretary’s Announcements by John Swan
  • Portuguese Philatelic Society AGM, March 15th – 19th 2017  by John Swan
  • Earliest known use of 40c. brown Ceres stamp  by Francisco Luis Pimentel
  • Destination of a GB wrapper to Benguela, Angola: An early coastal and trading post by Dr. John K. Courtis FRPSL
  • The Daguin machine by Armando Teixeira da Rede
  • “By supplementary mail via Lisbon”  from 1905 to 1908 by António Abreu (translate by Hal Reynolds)
  • Portugal new issues 2017
  • The PPS history book and the bulletin slipcases
22 Feb

Bulletin 216

The January 2017 issue includes the George Pearson Literature Prize voting form, for members to choose their favourite article from issues 213–215. The table of content is:

  • President’s Message by Dave McIntyre
  • Editor’s Desk by Ron van der Holt
  • Exfilna 2016 Zaragoza, Spain by Dr. Les Glassman
  • Portuguese India, Vasco da Gama 1925 set  by Milind Kamat and Ron van der Holt
  • The Excitement of Unissued Postage Dues!  by Ron van der Holt
  • Local Overprints on Fiscal Issues by Ron van der Holt
  • A message from BArge in Germany by Michael Ehrig
  • Waving the Flag for Portuguese Philately by John Swan
  • PPS Auction Announcement (Saturday March 18th) by Roger Lawson
13 Feb

Bulletin 212

The January issue Bulletin 212includes the George Pearson Literature Prize voting form, for members to choose their favourite article from issues 209–212. The table of content is:

  • President’s Message by Dave McIntyre
  • Editor’s Desk by Ron van der Holt
  • Announcements by John Swan and Francis Rodrigues
  • Notos 2015, Athens, Greece by Dr. Les Glassman (Israeli Commissioner)
  • Mozambique Private Wrappers: Social Philately by Dr. John K. Courtis FRPSL
  • Going Forward by Ron van der Holt
  • PPS Auction Announcement by Roger Lawson
  • Forthcoming Events, Exhibitions and Auctions
  • Portuguese Nyassa 1891–1929 by John Dahl FRPSL
10 Oct

Bulletin 211

Bulletin 211The October bulletin has been sent to members. It contains the 2016 membership renewal form. The bulletin’s content is:

  • President’s Message by Dave McIntyre
  • Editor’s Desk by Ron van der Holt
  • Two Reports: Midpex and Vila Nova de Gaia by John Swan
  • Goa through Miami during WWII: The Mysteries of Routes and Rates by Ron van der Holt
  • Postals to Pangim in 1895 by Steve Washburne
  • Revenue Documents by Oscar van der Vliet
  • Parcel Post Documentation by Hal Reynolds
  • Portuguese India: Early Usage CE28 by Milind Kamat
  • Forthcoming Events, Exhibitions and Auctions
18 Apr

Bulletins Index

The index of the over 1000 articles in bulletins 1-185 is now available online as a spreadsheet, to make it easy to sort articles by country, subject, author or issue, and to search for specific words in the article’s title. Finally, you can use the ‘Download as’ option in the ‘File’ menu to copy the spreadsheet to your computer in a variety of formats. To obtain past bulletins please contact the Editor.

16 Mar

Azores Postal Rates 1910-1940

Azores Postal RatesPPS member John Dahl is selling his collection of Azores Postal History at Ateneu’s forthcoming 61st auction. The collection is documented in three articles he wrote for the PPS bulletin. Click on the image on the right to read them. Note that due to the file size it may take some time for pages to appear.