BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Specialised Stamp Catalogue From 1787 to 2001 — Including Postal History, Postmarks, Cancellations, Postal Stationery, and Aerogrammes

BVI-CAT-1Edited by Giorgio Migliavacca, this is the first ever specialised publication on these most fascinating and popular stamps. The research draws from well over 130 bibliographic references as well as original research from a variety of sources, including the British Library Philatelic Collections, the Royal Collection, and all the major and accessible Virgin Islands collections. A4 size Hardbound, high quality, colour cover 312 pages over 5,000 prices 16 colour plates All stamps are pictured Printing quantities, including previously unpublished information up to the Reign of Queen Elizabeth II Over 1,200 illustrations, including maps Many new positional and plating flaws with hundreds of very useful illustrations showing the minutest of detail. Five pages of bibliographic references Detailed historical profile Detailed information on the Geography, Government and Economy of the British Virgin Islands Many new important varieties listed and priced Prices for mint, used and on cover Prices for proofs, essays, varieties, stationery etc. Detailed listing of 1935 Silver Jubilee varieties George VI: many previously unlisted items & varieties This publication has won two international GOLD MEDALS. The catalogue is of interest to many philatelists including postal historians and thematic collectors. Printed on archival-quality paper, A4 size, 312 pages, 16 colour plates, maps, over 1200 illustrations and 5000 prices. The hardbound Catalogue with a most attractive colour cover provides compact, and exhaustive technical data, some of which is the result of 30 years of research, making this handsomely produced Catalogue a standard reference for many years to come. Specialists will be pleased to find an unprecedented number of detailed illustrations of positional and plate flaws, including substantial new discoveries and information. The Catalogue includes postal stationery, aerogrammes, a standard listing of postmarks and other valuable information. Many illustrations have never been published before including rarities from the Royal Collection, the British Library Philatelic Collections, Crown Agents Archives, a “Private Collection” of major rarities, and from collections of leading specialists in Europe and USA.