Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society

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The Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society (SHATPS), founded 1976,[1] is the only philatelic society specialising in the philately of the three Atlantic islands of St. Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha.

The society has published a number of works containing specialised philatelic information available nowhere else, including in their long-running journal The South Atlantic Chronicle.

The society is an affiliate (No. AF0085) of the American Philatelic Society.

Selected publications[edit]

  • The South Atlantic Chronicle ISSN 1065-6979
  • St. Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society's Twentieth Anniversary Anthology, Russell V. Skavaril, 1997, ISBN 1-890454-02-8
  • Thirty Years of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philately, Michael D. Mueller and Dr. Peter P. McCann, 2006, ISBN 1-890454-37-0
  • The Postal History of St Helena During the Napoleonic Exile - St. Helena Boer Prisoners of War Censor and Camp Handstamps by Arthur H. Groten, Russell V. Skavaril and I.D. Lampart, 1991
  • U.S. Consular Mail from St. Helena, Michael D. Mueller, 2002 ISBN 1-890454-18-4
  • A Diary of the final cruise of the R.M.S. St. Helena to Tristan da Cunha January 15-28, 2004, Ted Cookson

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home. Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society, 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012.