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Sites

Ágora de Filatelia (Discussion Board for Spanish Philately)
Alfonso XIII - the definitive issues
Graus.com - Postal History of Spain and Colonies
Postal History of the City of Ceuta
Spanish-Philippines Philatelic Site

Societies

Afinet - Philatelic Society for Online Collectors
Sociedad Filatelica y Numismatica Granadina
Spanien Philatelie - ARGE im BDPH
Spanish Study Circle

Dealers

Soler y Llach

Literature

Heller, E. Town Censor Marks Of Spain, 1936-1945, (hundreds of censormarks, sealing strips, numbered censormarks), 1982.
Jacques, W. Andorra: The Story Of Its Stamps And Postal History, 1974
Magro, A. Lorente, G. and Carvajal, L. Atlas Historico De Las Comunicaciones En Espana 1700-1998, ( full color postal maps with printed description, notes and comments, 1998.
Nathan, N. Ambulantes and Railway Marks Of Spain and Ex-Colonies, (markings; unofficial marks; official marks; circular date; lineal; boxed; Spanish Civil War; Spanish Colonies; Chronology), 1979.
Nathan, S. Message Carriers Of Cadiz, 1830 to 1860, Spanish Philatelic Society #6, 1976.
Nathan, S. The Railway Theme In Spanish Philately, 1978.
Negus, J. Ifni Stamps And Cancellations, (covers the Colony from pre-stamp to issues of 1968),1975.
Richardson, R. A. Postal History Of The Combination Of Posts Between Gibraltar and Spain 1850-1875, 1990.
Rudolphi, H. Neues Handbuch Der Briefmarkenkunde Heft 6; Carlistische Post (Spanien 1873-1876), (essays, stamps, markings, covers - in German), 1962.
Shelley, R. British Legion In Spain During The First Carlist War 1832-1839, Spanish Philatelic Soc. Bulletin #4, 1975.
Shelley, R. The Postal History Of The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939, (Nationalist and Republican issues; cancels, military markings, other forces in Spain), 1967.
Tizon, M. and Guinovart, J. Prefilatelia Espanola; Nuevo Estudio De Las Marcas Postales De Espana Y Sus Dominios De Indias, Siglos XVIII Y XIX, ( Priced guide of postal markings with many colour reproductions - in Spanish - 3 vols.), 1971-1983.
Tort, A. Guia Del Coleccionista De Sellos De Correos De Espana, (classic work with comprehensive coverage of issues 1850-1900 - 3 vols.), 1935-50.
Van Dam, T. A Postal History Of Spain, (Maps, covers, markings; From the Romans to 1939. Includes postal treaties, military campaigns), 1972.
Van Dam, T. Billig's Handbook On Postmarks Vol 13: The Postal Markings Of Spain, 1960.

Auctions


ALFRED H. CASPARY COLLECTION, SALE 13. Caspary. Auction by H R Harmer New York. Sale date 1958/03/24-27. Sale #1162-1165. 1190 lots. Illus. Austria (152); Lombardy-Venetia (79); Russia (43); Portugal (49); Spain (188); Spanish Philippines (61); Old German States (462); Italian States (104).
BURRUS, LA COLLECTION; CATALOGUE III. Burrus. Auction by Willy Balasse. Sale date 1963/06/15. Sale #196. 468 lots. Illus. On/off cvr 1850-1879, many multiples & rarities. CHARLES LATHROP PACK COLLECTION, PARTS I-VI. Pack. Auction by Harmer, Rooke New York. Sale date 1946/1949. Sale #all 6 sales. 8325 lots. Illus. British Oceania (4627); British North America (883); Cape of Good Hope (578); British Africa (228); Argentina (472); Brazil (539); Spain (322); Luxembourg (112).
COL E.H.R. GREEN COLLECTION, PART XXVI. Green. Auction by Harmer, Rooke New York. Sale date 1946/03/25-29. Sale #0311-0315. 1351 lots. Illus. U S (492); Worldwide (859). Significant inc New Britain (129), France & Colonies (140); Spain (142).
GOLDSMITH COLLECTION OF SPANISH ANTILLES TO 1866. Goldsmith. Auction by Matthew Bennett. Sale date 2000/06/10. 161 lots, most illus. Unused/used stamps & cvrs inc stampless (24); British PO (7); French PO (2); to/from U.S. (11). 1855 issue (38); 1856 (10); 1857 (34); 1860 surcharge (7); 1862-64 (14); 1866 (9).
HALL: SPECIALIZED CLASSIC SPAIN IMPERFORATE ISSUES. Auction by H R Harmer New York. Sale date 1971/06/10. Sale #2032. 315 lots. Illus. On/off cvr 1850 (44); 1851 (62); 1862 (27); 1853 (27); 1854 (25); 1855 (9); 1856 (33); 1859 (1); 1860-61 (13); 1862 (20); 1864 (21); 1865 (23).
HIND COLLECTION, SALE 9: SPAIN AND COLONIES - EXCLUDING CUBA, PHILIPPINES ISLANDS AND PORTO RICO. Hind. Auction by H R Harmer London. Sale date 1935/03/25-26. Sale #0747-0748. 431 lots. Illus. Spain 1850 (151); 1851-54 (124); 1855-1912 (79). Spanish Colonies (68)/w individual &/or Country lots, most in Fernando Poo (24); Spanish Guinea (20).
ISABELLA GRAND PRIX COLLECTION OF SPAIN. Isabella. Auction by Habsburg, Feldman. Sale date 1989/05/03. 369 lots, each illus. Many important rarities. On/off cvr 1850 (116); 1851 (68); 1852 (45); 1853 (71); 1854-65 (46).
JOSIAH K. LILLY COLLECTION PART VI. Lilly. Auction by Robert A Siegel. Sale date 1967/11/20. Sale #323. 626 lots. Illus. European countries & Colonies inc Austria, Greece, Russia, Spain, Italy & States.
MURCIA COLLECTION. Murcia. Auction by Christies/Rob Lowe Zurich. Sale date 1988/11/23. Sale #8220. 401 lots. Illus. Proofs, stamps, cancels, cvrs, 1850 (126); 1851-53 Typographs (64); 1853-54 (26); 1855-68 (95); 1870-82 (29); Carlist Issues (5); Forgeries (9); Maritime (28).
SPAIN AND COLONIES. Auction by Robson Lowe, Basel. Sale date 1978/04/04. Sale #4262. 307 lots. Illus. Proofs, on/off cvr Spain 1850-1947 (112); Cols (14). Spain airmails 1920-36 (41); Civil War 1936-39 (45); Canary Is Airs (46); Spanish Cols (12); Portuguese Cols Airs (17).
WATSON: NETHERLANDS AND SPAIN. Auction by H R Harmer New York. Sale date 1967/06/14. Sale #1774. 577 lots. Illus. Netherlands on/off cvr 1852 (255); 1864 (24); 1869-94 (38); 20th Cen (63); Airs (19); Dues (7). Spain on/off cvr 1850 (12); 1851-59 (79); 1860-78 (77).