31 Jan

Vianna 2014 awards

Congratulations to our members Luís Barreiros, Bento Dias, Luís Frazão, Claudino Pereira, Manuel Lima Torres, and Isabel Vieira, for winning 4 Large Gold, 5 Gold and 6 Silver-gilt awards at the last National Philatelic Exhibition! The exhibits’ themes included the pre-stamp period, classic issues, maritime mail, Mozambique railway mail, Portuguese India, and WW I. The detailed list of the exhibits and awards is in this month’s bulletin.

19 Oct

Airmail rates

The following article has come to the attention of our President:

Andrew Fischer, Airmail Rates of Portuguese East Africa, Asia Pacific Exhibitor, vol. 28 no. 1, pp. 61-67, May 2014.

Members can obtain a copy from our Librarian. John Cross mentioned another article, with more extensive information:

Altino Silva Pinto and Giorgio Micali, O início da VIA AÉREA e as respectivas tabelas de porte, Boletim do Clube Filatélico de Portugal no. 424, pp. 55-66, June 2009.