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TRAVELS How Long Took It 100 Years Ago?

THAT’S AN INTERESTING MAP, published in autumn of 2015 by the London newspaper „Daily Mail“. It looks a bit confusing at the first glance since the colors cover the world map a bit. But at the second glance it’s easy to compare your experiences with those, who travelled the same distance in 1914 (before World … Weiterlesen »

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CRIME Lost & Found … (No. 59)

A murder for a rare stamp? It has happened. In Paris. The motive: a 2c Hawaiian „Missionary“ of 1851 (see photo). Of the 15 surviving stamps only one has ever been found in unused condition and in 1892 this one was in the collection of the Parisian philatelist, Gaston Leroux. When he was found murdered … Weiterlesen »

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