The Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain Library includes all issues of the society magazine, Polar Post, from its launch in 1953 to the current issue! Other sections of the library contain Polar Books, Polar Philatelic Articles, Polar Research Papers and Polar Newspaper Articles.

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Latest Additions to the Library

Polar Post December 2021

Postcard N°16 serviced by Captain Colbeck of the MS Morning in 1904 for J. J. Kinsey 73
Committee; Deadline for next Polar Post; Dates for your Diary; Note on Copyright 74
Contents; Editorial 75
Chairman’s Message; Thanks from the Committee to John Youle for 100 issues of Polar Post; Membership News 76
Notice of the PPHSGB Annual General Meetings for 2019, 2020 and 2021 77
World War II in The Aleutians 77
The Norwegian North Polar Expedition with The Maud, 1918-1925; Part 6: The “Polhavet” Cancellation. 78-83
“QUEST”: The Last Voyage of Sir Ernest Shackleton, Part 3 – “Tragedy at South Georgia” 84-85
The Kinsey Covers 86-90
New Book (In the German Language) – Highjump-Expedition 1946-1947 91
New Issue: The Falkland Islands – Black-browed Albatross 91
New Issue: Ross Dependency – MEGAfauna – 1st September 2021 92
New Issue: USA – “Raven Story” Postage Stamp – 30th July 2021 92
New Issue: The Falkland Islands – The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021 – 30th August 2021 93
New Issue: The Falkland Islands – Tourism Recovery Incentive Programme (TRIP Scheme) – 22nd October 2021 93
New Issue: South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands – Ecosystems in Recovery; Whales – 1st September 2021 93
New Issue: South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands – SGA Island Series Part 1 – Southern Thule – 28th October 2021 94
New Issue: Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT) – Lichen – 5th October 2021 95
New Issue: Tristan da Cunha – Sharks Part 2 – 14th July 2021 95
New Issues: Greenland – 12th August 2021 and 17th September 2021 96
New Issue: Poland – The 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Henryk Arctowski – 15th July 2021 96

PDF Supplement to the December 2021 Printed Issue of Polar Post

Covers, Stamps and Postcards for Sale – from Eddy De Busschere. Signature of Captain John King Davis wanted by Darren Jones. Help Wanted! from Tore Sigurd Sandvik. Shipping News. New Issues. Recent Arctic Region Cards from Phil Schreiber. Centenary of the Death of Robert Speirs Bruce. THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1902-04.

Postmarks and Cachets of The British Antarctic Bases and South Georgia

RRS Ernest Shackleton 1999 to 2019

RSS James Clark Ross

A Postal History of The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

Latest Additions to the Library in June 2021:

June 2021 issue of Polar Post

Latest Additions to the Library in March 2021:

Postmarks and Cachets of the British Antarctic Bases and South Georgia

British Antarctic Territory First Day Covers 1963 to 2020

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