On the trail of the Mail in the USA � an interesting feature by Adele Woodyard on the development of postal services in America.
The Numbers Game - Australian States. Part 1 deals with the numeral cancellations of New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.
Eyeless in Gaza - A thematic feature by Tom Wilson describing stamps issued in connection with loss of sight.
OOPS �Royal Mail puts its Mathematic Foot in its Astronomic Mouth (or is it the other way round?) - Ron Berger uses the recent �Across the Universe� prestige booklet to do a few calculations.
Autumn STAMPEX 2002 - a report on another successful show
Search for the North West Passage � Scott Owen describes the exploration that lasted 400 years and the stamps commemorating attempts to undertake passages north of the American continent
Checklist of Articles in the British Philatelic Press - our regular twice-yearly feature
covers the period January � June 2002.
PLUS the usual Letters to the Editor, Book Reviews, News from Far & Near and Members� Classified Advertisements.