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silly humor
Just for fun. It's kinda-sorta stamps related. (You can skip the ad at the beginning after about 4-5 ...
6/9/2018 at 08:52
by: nik
Auction of photographs by Emil Marcovitch
Emil Isidorovich Marcovitch (1894-1981) joined Rossica in 1937 (membership number 681). Around 1954 ...
6/5/2018 at 14:28
by: nik
postmark translation
The cancellation clearly says ИЗЯСЛА& ...
2/6/2018 at 20:51
by: nik
Forged Russian cinderellas
It used to be that one could buy non-postal charity and propaganda labels without too much worry tha ...
11/2/2017 at 20:07
by: nik
Rossica journal awarded at the APS StampShow 2017
The last two issues of the Rossica journal, #167-168, have been awarded the Reserve Grand and Large ...
8/17/2017 at 12:33
by: nik
4k rose with curious background
It looks to me like the red design overlaying the background is misaligned. It shifted quite a bit. ...
7/23/2017 at 09:43
by: nik
Special airmail box
Going through old Illustrated Russia émigré weekly magazines published in Paris, I found a brief not ...
1/13/2017 at 19:56
by: nik
1926 customs duties on parcels in the USSR
The #26, June 1926, issue of a Russian émigré publication in Paris, Illustrated Russia, featured the ...
11/26/2016 at 22:14
by: nik
Ivo, this site has info (17 hits if you search чучи&#108 ...
11/26/2016 at 22:06
by: nik
Russian PO in 1915 New York?
WOW! Thank you Howard! That does explain the "EKA" very nicely. The possibility of a New York in Rus ...
10/17/2016 at 13:03
by: nik
Russian PO in 1915 New York?
While going through my duplicates today I came upon this interesting cancellation on a 3 kopek Alexa ...
10/16/2016 at 21:46
by: nik
1926 mobile post office Petrograd-style
I found this interesting photo in a February 1926 issue of a Russian émigré magazine from Paris - Il ...
10/1/2016 at 23:03
by: nik
Responding to a request
A request came in to share the image of a seemingly Nikolayevsk on the Amur cover with July 1921 can ...
11/11/2014 at 22:47
by: nik
Member adlets in the next Journal!
Fellow members, the next Journal is in its final stages of editing and preparation for publication. ...
8/31/2014 at 19:02
by: nik
Thanks much! But it was that same Wikepedia reference that prompted me to ask. The problem with any ...
8/1/2014 at 14:41
by: nik
If you have any Michel catalog which shows the new Azerbaijan stamps, would you please check an let ...
7/12/2014 at 10:50
by: nik
Who made the overprint?
Quite obviously, this is a forgery, but perhaps an early one (1920s.) Does anyone else have anything ...
6/2/2014 at 16:26
by: nik
Rossica Journals awarded Large Silver at LITFIL-2014
A major competitive philatelic literature exhibition, LITFIL-2014, was held in Perm, Russia, from M ...
5/14/2014 at 17:04
by: nik
The Greens take Sochi!
The plot thickens. Emil Markovitch, one of Rossica's greatest specialists on revenue and non ...
2/18/2014 at 23:02
by: nik
The Greens take Sochi!
These days the Russian Black Sea resort Sochi is, in more ways than one, warmly welcoming athletes c ...
2/17/2014 at 22:22
by: nik
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
N. L. Zeland published his travel notes in the Russian Western Siberia Geographical Society's journ ...
2/10/2014 at 20:33
by: nik
New Rossica Related U.S. Customized Stamps!
I have received a philatelic notification from the Russian emigre "Planning Committee to Commemorate ...
12/19/2013 at 15:30
by: nik
Brasiliana 2013
This was a huge World Stamp Exhibition held in Rio de Janeiro Nov. 19-25, 2013. The Palmares awards ...
12/10/2013 at 11:45
by: nik
Fort Ross Article in Journal 161
I've got two covers like that and both read "Sequicentennial". I'm pretty sure that they all do. As ...
11/21/2013 at 15:33
by: nik
New philatelic section of the National Postal Museum in DC
On September 22, 2013 the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum opened the new William H. Gross Stamp ...
11/7/2013 at 17:13
by: nik
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