and stamp collecting are two fascinating hobbies. Collecting railways on
stamps combines these two interests.
Collecting stamps which picture trains and railways is called "railway topical collecting." When one collects all stamps which have any philatelic railway connection, it is known as "railway thematic philately."
The following pages (which are under construction) are intended to give an overview of the railway thematic hobby, as well as providing additional data about existing literature and other sources of information. (I gratefully thank for the help of Norman E. Wright sen.)
The following services are planned:
Additionally, I will publish, in the web pages of the Internationale Motivgruppe Eisenbahnwesen,all new railway thematic stamps which I receive. At the stamp lists, click the underscored word(s) to see an image of the stamps(s), with a detailed description.
on the small stamp image to view a larger image in higher resolution.
As expected, the lists are not complete. As with other people, I am not error-free, and I shall greatly appreciate receiving your suggestions, corrections and tips. Please do not hesitate to send me an e-mail either for or with more information. Each and every comment is welcome.
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|Links to other philatelic or railway thematic webpages|
|Changed: August 31st, 2002|