Norway Ship mail via Hull 1834 – 70

The subject of Norwegian ship mail through Hull has not been touched on in Contact for almost twenty years, the last time by Stanley Wood in 1991, so another look at what I think is an interesting set of mail…...

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Spitzbergen Cruise Mail 1890 – 1914

by Pat Adams, Alan Totten & Peter Williams   A new handbook providing a comprehensive introduction to Spitzbergen cruise mail in the years before World War I, together with details of the local stamps, etiquettes and cachets used on mail…...

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Spitzbergen North Cape Labels

Peter Williams, with thanks to Rolf Scharning Originally Published March 2010 The etiquettes and the postal history of Europe’s most northerly mainland point (actually it is on an island – Magerøya, so is not strictly “mainland”) are extremely rich subjects…...

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Norway The Maud Expedition

Originally Published June 2008 The background After his success in reaching the South Pole, Roald Amundsen wanted to continue to the Arctic Ocean with the aim of reaching the North Pole.   His ship, “Fram”, was in Buenos Aires after the…...

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