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2021-07-08 Intro to Belgian Railway Stamps with Dr. Gregg Redner

July 8th 7pm

July 8 at 7pm Dr. Gregg Redner was our special guest who gave us an introduction to the fascinating world of Belgian Railway philately.

Gregg covered these points:
  • a general 19th-century history of parcel delivery in Belgium,
  • how the French ex-patriots helped reinvent parcel delivery
  • first Belgian Railway stamps issue of May 1, 1879
  • later Belgian Railway stamps
  • waybills
  • cancellations
  • stamp cancellations varieties
  • and discussion of the early types of cancellations and ways in which to collect them.