First stamp magazine

The British Monthly Intelligence, which started and folded in 1862, was the first stamp magazine. Continue reading

Stamp collector known to decorate her dressing room with them

A young woman who collected stamps placed an advertisement or a notice (back in the day) in the Times of London in 1841 soliciting canceled postage stamps. Continue reading

Stamp albums for keeping stamp collections

In 1862, Paris, France, Justin Lathier introduced stamp albums for keeping stamp collections. Continue reading

Jet Airmail service available in Canada

The first jet airmail flight from Canada to the USA was on April 18th, 1950, by a jet aircraft made by Avro Canada. Continue reading

Pigeon postal system

Pigeons were regularly used for official and military communications, Continue reading

International Airmail Service between Canada and United States of America…

The first international airmail service between Seattle, WA, USA, and Victoria, British Colombia, Canada, a 74 mile (118 km) trip by air, was on March 3rd, 1919. Continue reading