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Why a new postal history magazine?

Well, we believe that we can offer through an international network articles to readers who are interested on a broader view of the history of the post and of philately, which comprises key elements such as paper, letter writing, stamps, routes and communications in a combination with historical developments: all contributing factors to a more comprehensive view of “postal history”.

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“Post Horn Magazine nr. 2” is here – Spring-Summer Editon 2020

Post Horn Magazine of International Postal History celebrates its first birthday! After the 00 test issue presented at Milanofil 2019 and shortly after – officially – at Stockholmia (May 2019), Executive Editor Publisher Claudio Ernesto Manzati was given the privilege of launching the 01 issue at Montecarlo during the AEP (Académie Européenne de Philatélie www.aephil.com) […]

Post Horn Magazine presented to FIP President

Bernard Beston, President of the International Federation of Philately (FIP) is pictured here receiving a copy of the issue No. 1 of  POST HORN  – INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE OF POSTAL HISTORY – from its Editor in Chief, Dr. Claudio E. Manzati during the 22-24 November Mega Stamp Show in Verona.   Post Horn  No. 1 will […]

POST HORN Magazine: The Number Zero issue presented to His Majesty King Simeon II of Bulgaria at Plovdiv

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria – Plovdiv is the 2019 European Capital of Culture together with the Italian city of Matera; from 17 to 20 October Plovdiv hosted a major stamp exhibition jointly organised by the Philatelic Federation of the Philatelic Societies of Bulgaria and the European Academies of Philately. During the exhibition the Number Zero of the […]

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Haiti: the stories of an italian missionary and a scottish merchant

by Federico Borromeo d’Adda The vastly differing documents discussed in this article are, as we shall see, drawn together by a rather thin thread: one is an 1845 letter from the United States to Haiti hand-stamped at destination with a reverse print postmark; the other document is an almost coeval letter from Haiti without postal […]

June 24th, 1859. The battle of Solferino and San Martino

by Piero Bartoloni and Rocco Cassandri “The battle is beautiful when described by the poets and painted by the painters because they only paint its heart; one has to see the silent and scary field after the battle. When you fight, you are not thinking as you are inebriated with blood, and by the sight […]