PHILOTELIA Vol. 97 (2020)
The bimonthly HPS journal is distributed gratis to the members of the Society
NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2020
Editorial: A big and pleasant surprise
324 The Hellenic Philatelic Society Medal
326 New issues: (a) Battle of Thermopylae, (b) Christmas 2020
328 The earliest Covid-19 stamp of the world, by Dr. W. Baur
329 New issues: (c) Children and stamps: Stop Bullying
330 Philatelic news
331 George Kotsis (29.10.1925- 31.10.2020), by A.V.
332 Placement of orders of stamps by the government of the Autonomous Epirus (February – June 1914), by E. Tempelis (2/2)
345 The Αustrian Post in Thessaloniki during the late Ottoman period, by A. Savopoulos (4/4)
358 Volume 2020 index
363 The Stephanos Macrymichalos Award 2020
364 The zig-zag (roulette) perforation: some additional remarks, by J. Meijer
371 Short stories from the relationship between the postal services and the leper colonies at the beginning of the 20th century, by E. Georgoudakis
377 NOTOS 2021 – Newsletter no. 8
378 Commemorative cancellations of 2020
379 HPS – New members
380 Mail dispatch by air or rail, by A. Kambourakis
383 Philatelic news from Cyprus
SEPTEMBER- OCTOBER 2020
260 Neoklis Zafeirakopoulos (6.5.1945 – 10.9.2020), by A.V.
261 Michalis Tsipidis (31.12.1944 – 20.9.2020), by A. Karamitsos
262 Philatelic news
264 The reconstructed 20 lepta printing plate of the Large Hermes Head, by C.C.
266 Postage exemption for American citizens (1945), by N. Mallouchos
270 Introducing the picture postcards class – S. Stournaras and the Pelion railway, by N. Varouxis
276 Philotelia (1947)
277 History and manufacture of the watermarks, by E. Fysikas
284 Correction on aν 1840 Ionian cover, by J. Daes
286 Placement of orders of stamps by the government of the Autonomous Epirus (February – June 1914), by E. Tempelis (1/2)
298 Orestiada post office (late 1944), by C.C.
301 New issues: Naval battle of Salamis
302 New books: N. Karniaoutakis, Propaganda slogan cancels, 4th August 1936, by C.C., (b) G. V. Papanikolaou, Postal employees T.T.T. 1942, by C.C., (c) Michel catalogues, by C.C.
306 NOTOS 2021 – Newsletters nos. 6 & 7
308 The Αustrian Post in Thessaloniki during the late Ottoman period, by A. Savopoulos (3/4)
JULY- AUGUST 2020
Editorial: An “Articles Only” philatelic exhibition
196 Α 1937 airmail parcel post bulletin, by A. Papadopoulos
198 Civil Correspondence in Asia Minor 1919-1922, by M. M. Sfantsikopoulos
209 The naval blockade of Greece of 1850, by G. S. Mylonogiannis (2/2)
220 Communication between the State and its citizens, by N. Mallouchos
222 Philatelic news
224 Cyprus philatelic news
225 A history of catalogues of Greek stamps, by J. Meijer (2/2)
233 New issues: ion Dragoumis
234 The Αustrian Post in Thessaloniki during the late Ottoman period, by A. Savopoulos (2/4)
247 1 lepton pos. 138 plate flaws, by D. & I. Papitsis
252 New issues: Euromed 2020
253 New books: (ed.) W. Maassen RDP, The Journal of the Philatelic Literature Society 1908-1918, by A.V.
255 Prossenik and Porto Lagos (1941), by C. Chazapis
MAY – JUNE 2020
Editorial: The Hellenic Post
132 3rd “NOTOS’ friends” annual gathering
134 NOTOS 2021 – Donors List no. 4
135 The Αustrian Post in Thessaloniki during the late Ottoman period, by A. Savopoulos (1/4)
148 The naval blockade of Greece of 1850, by G. S. Mylonogiannis (1/2)
160 NOTOS 2021 – Newsletter no. 5
162 Philatelic news
164 A history of catalogues of Greek stamps, by J. Meijer (1/2)
173 New books: (a) Μahmoud Ramadan, Τhe Mohamed Aly Post (MAP). The true origin of the Egyptian Vice Royal Post, by N. Garilidis, (b) Michel catalogues, by C.C.
176 The 1911 definitive set and the zig-zag (roulette) perforation, by A. Manoloudis (3/3)
185 New issues: (a) Europa 2019, (b) Anniversaries and Events
187 Italian propaganda postcards sent from the Dodecanese, by N. Rasias
190 NOTOS 2021 – Newsletter no. 4
MARCH – APRIL 2020
Editorial: Video conferencing: is it here to stay?
68 The 1911 definitive set and the zig-zag (roulette) perforation, by A. Manoloudis (2/3)
76 A …female handstamp, by N. Mallouchos
78 New issues: Ancient theatres of Greece
79 The steamer Anatoli, by T. Arvanitis
83 Air mail routes between Greece and Africa during WWII, by A. Ritoridis (2/2)
91 Presentations and open discussions in the HPS premises
92 500 years of Post in Portugal, by P. Vaz Pereira
97 A letter from Poros in 1828, by A. Virvilis and A. Ritoridis
109 Philatelic news
113 The “SPECIMEN” overprint in rectangular frame on the stamps of the 1888 Small Hermes Heads’ Belgian printing, by E. Tempelis
121 The Α.8 postal card of the Royal set (1940), by C.C.
122 New books: Hellas 2020 catalogue, by C.C.
123 A 1870 letter from Thessaloniki to the besieged Paris, by A. Papadopoulos
126 Sellasia of Lakonia (1945) – The follow-up of a short postal history, by M. Koutsounakis
JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2020
Editorial: Annual general meetings
4 New plate flaws, by P. Rassias
7 A convincing auction (Α. Karamitsos no. 651), by C.C.
10 Philatelic news
11 Vyron George Anemogiannis (1928-2019)
12 The “Thin Circle” plate flaw, by M. Tsipidis
13 Quadruple C.F. error on a 1875/80 20 lepta, by M. Tsipidis
14 The 1911 definitive set and the zig-zag (roulette) perforation, by A. Manoloudis (1/3)
24 HPS: (a) The 2020 Annual General Assembly, (b) 2019 balance sheets, (c) Financial status (31.12.2019), (d) Hermes Club (15.1.2020)
29 Correspondence of the French and British troops that occupied Greece during the Crimean War, by G. S. Mylonogiannis (2/2)
36 Prison instructional markings made for collectors, by N. Mallouchos
41 Overprint errors on the April 1944 Charity stamp, by Dr. W. Baur
44 New books: (a) J. Daes, The cancellations of the Greek post offices, by A.V., (b) Michel catalogues, by C.C., (c) Catalogue de l’ Exposition des 100 Timbres et Documents Philatéliques Emblématiques, by C.C.
50 Presentations and open discussions in the HPS premises
51 Air mail routes between Greece and Africa during WWII, by A. Ritoridis (1/2)
62 From the Dodecanese to the war zone (1915), by N.Rasias