Marconi Postage Stamps and
First Day Covers
|In 1996, the centennial year of radio communications, Solomon Islands in the SW Pacific issued a set of four stamps commemorating Marconi's achievements:
- $1.05 - Marconi demonstration on Salisbury Plain c.1896
- $1.20 - Marconi maritime installation c.1900
- $1.35 - First aeronautical radio - Croydon Airport c.1920
- $1.45 - Marconi in Japan during his 1933-34 world tour
I have some spares of this set of four stamps on a
First Day Cover (FDC) please contact me for details. Sorry, I no longer have any mint stamps.
Solomon Islands Radio Society FDC
Issued for World Communications
Year in 1983, I still have a small number of the special H44SI Solomon Islands Radio Society
Commemorative FDCs available to sell - please contact me for details.
Sorry, I no longer have any mint stamps.
The HISTORY OF TELECOMMUNICATION
This is site has a great timeline of telecommunication:
And, here is a great piece on Marconi:
I was alerted to these resources by Megan Taylor (no relation!)
Another H44 Ham Radio Cover:
Amateur Radio from Space
This cover is RARE!
100 Yrs of Radio