13 Jul

Bulletin 242

  • President’s Message
  • Secretary Report
  • Amares – Land of Oranges, Convents and Manor houses, between the rivers Homem and Cavado By Claudino Pereira
  • AGM week-end, March 25, 2023 By John Swan
  • Transit mail through Portuguese East Africa during World War I By Hilton Allison
  • The Azores Mail Buoy Postage By Hilton Allison
27 Mar

AGM 2023 : Some Glimpses

The PPS held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) – 2023 at the Delta Hotel, Warwickshire in the UK on Saturday, March 24, 2023. The gathering was all about philatelic displays – competitions, awards distribution as well as long awaited in-person social interactions. Happy to share some photos (Courtesy: Isabel Vieira).

Please click on the image(s) to view them.

20 Jan

Bulletin 240

  • President’s message
  • Secretary Report
  • Fafe and the Legend of the Varapau: By Claudino Pereira
  • Cancellations on the first Portuguese issue : By Isabel Viera and Armando Rede
  • Portugal and Colonies – new Gibbons’ Catalogue : By John Swan
  • Brussels, Belgium to Macau via Portuguese India : By Francis Rodrigues
  • News : Obituary Paulo Dias – Philatelist and great supporter of PPS

18 Apr

AGM 2022 : Glimpses

Happy to share some photos (Courtesy: Isabel Vieira) of the last AGM held at the Clube Ateneu in Porto, Portugal on Saturday March 26th 2022. This year marked the Diamond Jubilee of the PPS, which was founded in year 1962. Please click on the image to view them.

18 Apr

Bulletin 237

  • President’s message
  • Secretary Report
  • Cinderela Corner – Saint Anthony Matches:  By John Swan
  • A Letter from Porto to Remscheid,1853:  By Luis Rocha
  • The River Avizela and the Hot Waters (Opidus Calidarum) near Vizela:  By Claudino Pereira
  • Unlisted hexagonal date stamp / SANVORDEM:  By Francis Rodrigues
  • London 2022:  By John Swan

17 Jan

Bulletin 236

  • President’s message
  • Secretary Report
  • A cover from Funchal to Yokohama via Brindisi – 1881 :  By Luis Rocha
  • Captain F.T. Courtney’s transatlantic flight attempt (1928) :  By Francisco Luis Pimentel
  • Vila Nova de Famalicao :  By Claudino Pereira
  • PPS Bulletin No. 235 : A joke from philatelist distinguished :  By Claudino Pereira
25 Aug

Bulletin 234

  • President’s message
  • Secretary Report
  • Kionga and its Postage Stamp issue of 1916 : By Hilton Allison
  • Walter Mittleholzer : First seaplane across Africa (1926/27) : By Francis Rodrigues
  • Pico de Regalados and Villa Verde: Stories around two rivers in the Minho province of the north of Portugal : By Claudino Pereira
  • 1917’s Post Office strike : By Armando Teixeira da Rede