First stamp magazine

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

Stamp albums for keeping stamp collections

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

Reinforced concrete house built in Paris, France

Francois Coignet embedded wrought-iron, I-beams, into the concrete of the roof and the floors of a house he built in Paris, France, in 1862. Continue reading