GPS Specialist 2015 Archive

 

 

 

September 2015
October 2015
November 2015
December 2015

 

December 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. Our Second Mail Auction by Jerry Jensen, President
527
. Wilhelmine Germany at War , Part 2 by Larry Worth
540
  Stamp Images from the Internet by Jerry Jensen
546
  An Amazing Discovery by Rudi Anders
549
  DDR Officiial Covers, Part 1 by Dan Lindsay
550
  11th BDPh/GPS Salon June 13-21, 2016 by Harold Peter
559
News  
  Kaleidoscope – News and Observations
560
  New Issues
565
  GPS Study Groups
568
  Adlets
569
Columns    
  Letters to the Editor
538
  President’s Message
539

 

November 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. CARE Package Cards -The Challenges by

Larry Nelsen

481
. Wilhelmine Germany at War by

Larry Worth

490
  A Genuine Cover Sent to Adolf Hitler by

Jason Manchester

505
  Michel 224a as a Mixed Franking with Aushilfsstempel by

Günter Bechtold

508
  Reichspost in 1948? by

Alfred Richert

510
  Early German Airships and Airplanes in Advertising by John Mattler
520
News  
  New Issues
511
  GPS Membership Report
515
  Auction Report
518
  Adlets
519
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

478
&nbsp President’s Message
480

 

 

 

October 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. The Narvik Stamp by

Wolfgang Baldus

437
. German Scientists in the USSR by

Alexander Kolchinsky

444
  Graf Zepplin II- LZ 130 Philately, Collateral Events and memborabilia, Part 3 by

Walter Kurth

448
  Ahrbrück Exists No More by

Walter Farber

455
  Michel 239 as Single Franking with Private Supplementary Cancels by Günter Bechtold
459
News  
  New Issues
462
  Heidelberg: The Site of the 12th BDPh/GPS Salon
468
  Bylaw Revisions Approved
469
  Membership Report
469
  Adlets
471
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

430
&nbsp President’s Message
434

 

September 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. Graf Zepplin II- LZ 130 Philately, Collateral Events and memborabilia, Part 2 by

Walter Kurth

377
. An Overview of German Booklets: the DDR, Part 2 by

Larry Worth

392
  Official Supplementary Cancel: Aus der ersten Briefkastenleerung by Günter Bechtold, translated by Rudi Anders
409
  Pastor Walter Guilding, the Tost Camp and the Steamship Zamzam – Additional Information by

Otto Bergman

413
  Postal card with Taped-on Reply Card – 1946 by Rudi Anders
416
News  
  GPS Mail Auction
370
  Formation of the New DDR Study Group
412
  New Issues
421
  GPS Chapters
422
  GPS Study Groups
423
  Membership Report
424
  Adlets
425
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

366
  Editor’s Notes
367
&nbsp President’s Message
368

 

May 2015
June 2015
July 2015
August 2015

 

August 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. An Overview of German Booklets: the DDR, Part 1 by

Larry Worth

321
  A Case for Pretty Covers by

William Rau

331
  Card Conundrum by

Rudi Anders

338
  Graf Zepplin II- LZ 130 Philately, Collateral Events and memborabilia, Part 1 by

Walter Kurth

342
News  
  Heidelberg: The Site of the 12th BDPh/GPS Salon
352
  New Issues
355
  GPS Central Florida Chapter 23
358
  GPS Ad Rates and Specitications
359
  Adlets
361
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

319
&nbsp President’s Message
320

 

July 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. The Free German Trade Union Federation (FDGB) of the DDR, Part 2 by

Richard Slater

296
  Postal Clerk Accounting by

Jerry Jensen

305
  Book Review:Memel/Klaipeda Philatelic Handbook by

David Mielke

307
  Stempelfälschung – Cancel Forgery of Wave Lines on Inflation Stamps by

Günter Bechtold

323
  Michel 241 as a Multiple Franking on a "Printed Matter Card" – or Just a Printed Matter Piece by

Günter Bechtold

324
  Four Examples of Early German Airships:Airship Advertising by

John Mattler

327
News  
  Awards to Harold Peter and Jason Manchester, St. Louis Expo
310
  Paul Gault 1937 – 2015
311
  New Books
330
  New Issues
330
  Membership Reports
333
  Adlets
334
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

292
  Editor’s Notes
293
&nbsp President’s Message
294
  Cover Corner
312
  Questions & Answers
317

 

June 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. The Free German Trade Union Federation (FDGB) of the DDR by

Richard Slater

247
  A Submarine and Mysterious Stamps by

Thomas N. Bernard Jr.

260
  Early German Airships:Airship Advertising by

John Mattler

264
News  
  Call for Input to a New Edition of the GPS German-English Philatelic Dictionary
273
  INFLA-Berlin – More Than Just Another Stamp Collector’s Club
274
  Donations to the GPS
276
  New Issues
278
  Membership Reports
284
  Adlets
285
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

244
&nbsp President’s

Message

246
  Cover Corner
266

 

May 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. Analysis of Color Varieties Using Scanned Images by

John M. Cibulskis

201
  The Story of Internment Camp IIag Tost by

Larry Nelson

1
221
News  
  Board of Director’s Activities at the 2015 Convention by

Jerry Jensen, President

232
  Minor Revisions of the Bylaws Proposed to the Members for Adoption by the Board of Directors on March 27, 2015
234
  Adlets
237
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

196
&nbsp President’s

Message

199

 

January 2015
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015

 

April 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. A Postal April Fools’ Day Joke from 1946 by

Walter Farber

152
  Allied Occupation of German East Africa 1914-1920, Part 2 by

Regis Hoffman

158
News  
  Seminar on African Philately by

Jerry Miller

175
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

149
&nbsp President’s

Message

150
  Cover Corner
180
  New Issues
183
Departments .
. Membership Report Mike

Peter

188
  Adlets

191

 

March 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. Allied Occupation of German East Africa, 1914-1920, Part 1 by

Regis Hoffman

104
  Domestic Letter with Mi. 192 as Coil End, Single Franking by

Günter Bechtold

120
  The German Weather Service and the WW II Enigma Codes

by

Dietrich Schroeer

122
  My Favorite Covers

by

Ken Gilbert

130
News  
  George Lenz

by

Gerard J. de Boer

132
  GPS Chapter #10 Christmas Banquet
133
  The Younger Collector Should Embrace the Challenge Presented by Older Collectors

by

Michael H. Wilhelm

134
  Youth Recruitment Program

by

Harold Peter

137
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

101
&nbsp President’s

Message

102
Departments .
. German Postal Specialist Index
140
  2014 Membership Report Mike Peter
141
  GPS Chapters
142
  Adlets

143

 

February 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. Feldpoststationen

& Kriegsschreibenstuben 1914-18 by

Rudi Anders

56
  D81 used in a multiple

of 40 canceled with a Grobsendungsstempl by

Günter Bechtold

57
  Death Mask: The Rise

and Demise of Reinhard Heydrich, Conclusion by

Rob Newbrough

59
  A Litzmannstadt

Review, Conclusion by

Diego Cinquegranna

67
News  
  New Issues
86
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

53
&nbsp President’s

Message

55
  GPS Meeting

at the St. Louis EXPO

84
Departments .
. Membership Report by Mike

Peter

85
  GPS Study Groups
94
  Adlets

95

 

January 2015 – Table of Contents
Articles .
Page
. A Litzmannstadt

Review, Part 1 by

Diego Cinquegranna

14
  Death Mask: The Rise

and Demise of Reinhard Heydrich, Part 2 by

Rob Newbrough

22
  A Large Donation to the GPS Library

by

The Rev. Dr. Pritt Rebane

43
News  
  New Issues
38
Columns    
  Letters to

the Editor

5
&nbsp President’s

Message

10
  Your Society

at CHICAGOPEX Notes

42
Departments .
. Treasurer’s Report by Mike Peter
13
  Chapter Corner by Ken Gilbert
36
  GPS Chapters
46
  Adlets

47