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Title: Burma & Myanmar philately
Description/subject: "Who Was Who in Burma Philately" an annotated biographical index for researchers ..... "Chalo Delhi" - The real story: a complete reexamination of the origins of the "Chalo Delhi" Azad Hind stamps produced in Burma in 1944 and a refutation of the current consensus regarding originals and forgeries
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma Philatelic Study Circle
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2010


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Title: WHO WAS WHO IN BURMA PHILATELY
Date of publication: July 2008
Description/subject: "An annotated biographical index for researchers" ..... INTRODUCTION: [This is the first edition of this ongoing online work. As new information becomes available it will be revised. The contents may be downloaded for personal use, cited or briefly quoted with proper acknowledgement, but should not be reproduced in any way without the permission of the author and compiler.] In the final analysis, philately is as much about people as it is about stamps. Among the papers of the late Gerald Davis (now in the keeping of the Burma [Myanmar] Philatelic Study Circle), I came across two or three pages of unpublished biographical notes labelled “People who have made an impact on [the] philately of Burma”. The two dozen or so entries contain both the living and the dead, and, besides philatelists, include such figures as Thomas Archer, artist engraver at Nasik, and two Governors of Burma. Most are British, and there is only one Burmese name.
Author/creator: Richard Warren
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma & Myanmar Philately
Format/size: pdf
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmastamps.homecall.co.uk/
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2010


Title: Stamping Out History - a review of "Stamps of Burma" by Min Sun Min
Date of publication: January 2008
Description/subject: "Burmese postage stamps record the country’s official history, therefore the pro-democracy movement goes unrecognized...Postage stamps are more than just small, adhesive pieces of paper that people put on envelopes, the author of this book argues. In the case of Burma, they are “a colorful visual record of its unique history, from the British colonial government through the Japanese occupation, the British military administration, Burma’s independence, the revolutionary council, and the Burmese Way to Socialism.” But, as there are no stamps depicting the pro-democracy uprising of 1988, the author fills this void by designing his own stamps to commemorate this struggle for freedom, and, who knows?— one day they may be sold in post offices in his home country?..."
Author/creator: Bertil Lintner
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 16, No. 1
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 27 April 2008


Title: Überwachung der Post in Myanmar
Date of publication: April 2003
Description/subject: "...Der folgende Tex ist eine Zusammenstellung der wenigen Fetzen an Informationen, die ich zu diesem Thema zusammtragen konnte. Ich schreibe dies als Philatelist und Posthistoriker,dennoch dürfte dies auf weiteres Inter- esse stoßen...."
Author/creator: „Pyinsa Yupa“ , Deutsch von Heiko Schäfer
Language: Deutsch, German
Source/publisher: Burma & Myanmar philately!
Format/size: pdf (289K)
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2003