Polar Post Article of the Month

Polar Post Article of the Month August 2019

From our archives, this feature presents an article from a previous issue of Polar Post. The latest article has now been added to the website. Sixty years ago, the July 1959 issue contained an article by Mrs DM Startin on Norway's Arctic Island Outposts. Mrs Startin contributed many articles to Polar Post during this period.

Polar Post Article of the Month July 2019

From our archives, this feature presents an article from a previous issue of Polar Post. The latest article has now been added to the website. Sixty years ago, the July 1959 issue contained an article by Mrs DM Startin on Norway's Arctic Island Outposts. Mrs Startin contributed many articles to Polar Post during this period.

Norway's Arctic Island Outposts.pdf

Polar Post Article of the Month June 2019

From our archives, this feature presents an article from a previous issue of Polar Post. Fifty eight years ago, the July 1961 issue contained an article by Harry Evans on the New Zealand Geological and Survey Expeditions of 1957-8 and 1958-9. Unfortunately the special offer covers in the article are no longer valid!

New Zealand Geological and Survey Expedition.pdf

Polar Post Article of the Month May 2019

From our archives, this feature presents an article from a previous issue of Polar Post.  Fifty four years ago, the July 1965 issue contained an article by H E Vesper on the Fanck Semi-Postal Stamps of Greenland of 1932-33. 

An example of a Fanck Semi-Postal stamp from the Universal Greenland Expedition
The Fanck Semi-Postal Stamps of Greenland.pdf

Polar Post Article of the Month April 2019

From our archives, this feature presents an article from a previous issue of Polar Post. Sixty years ago, the April 1959 issue contained an article by Harry Evans on the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition of 1955-57. Read the story of the expedition and the polar postal history that was generated in the pdf file that can be downloaded below.

Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition 1955-57.pdf

Polar Post Article of the Month March 2019

From our archives, this feature presents an article from a previous issue of Polar Post.  This article by Fred Goldberg discusses the Stockholm University Svalbard Expedition of 1966. Read the story of the expedition and the polar postal history that was generated.

The Stockholm University Svalbard Expedition 1966.pdf