- Jan 31, 2014
here's the contents of the February journal, the South Atlantic Chronicle of our society - SHATPS.
A.L. Innes - more Information
The Rev. Pooley Covers of 1929
St. Helena Stories
A.L. Innes, the St. Helena photographer, producing the first picture postcards of the island in a time when thousands of Boer War prisoners came to the island where a century before Napoleon was "imprisoned".
In the second article the question was arised:
a cover offered on eBay - fake or rariety? - an interesting story of a Reverend producing gems of the Tristan da Cunha philately when he left the island 1929.
Members of the St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society - SHATPS - receive the South Atlantic Chronicle four times a year.
New issues of Tristan da Cunha you are pictured on the society's home page www.shatps.org beside other useful information including a Slide Show introducing the 3 islands with 50 photos/scans.
-- Klaus --