The Society for Hungarian Philately publishes a quarterly journal in March, June, September and December. Manuscripts for publication may be sent to the Society address listed below. The articles published therein represent the opinions of the individual authors and the contents is not to be construed as official policy of the Society for Hungarian Philately or any of its officers. All publication rights reserved for SHP. Articles from the journal may be reprinted only with the written permission of the Editor and the authors only.

The articles below are highlighted articles from our website or previous journals. We are looking for new contributions from current or prospective members. These will be published on-line and in our Journal. Please contact us at [email protected] for any contributions to our Journal.

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Comparison of Hungarian Catalog Prices 2016-7 to 2018

This is a comparison of the pricing in the new 2018 Hungarian catalog (A magyar belyegek katalogusa) with the previous one from 2016. The comparison is in the form of a multi-page Microsoft Excel™ spreadsheet which can be downloaded here by interested members. The database gives the change in pricing by issue, year and decade….

What’s New

Hungarian Catalog Pricing Comparison One of our members has put together a spread sheet comparing Hungarian catalog pricing for the most resent two catalog issues.  See May 1 Auction The May Auction is now on-line.  You can view the Auction Listing and see the Auction lots at Auction 2018B.  Bidding for the May Auction closes on May…

Find a Stamp On the Web

We’ve all been there – you search for something online and you can’t find it.  Maybe it’s a certain stamp, a specific cancellation or a FDC. Or perhaps you dream of discovering a unique new piece or finding a great bargain.  You know it’s out there, but where?! There is a new multi-lingual Internet search…

English / Hungarian and Hungarian / English Cross Reference of Philatelic Terms and Pronunciation

Glossary of English-Hungarian Terms Copyright from   “The Hungarian Hyperinflation of 1945-1946” by Robert B. Morgan Publisher: Collectors Club of Chicago, 2003. Philatelic words and phrases abroad                                                          …

The Concordance of Catalog Numbers for the Postage Stamps of Hungary

This is the cross reference index of various Hungarian catalog numbers. It is a reprint of the catalog number cross-reference tables that were published serially in The News of Hungarian Philately from 1984 through 1997. The information was compiled by William Domonkos.

Postally Used Commemorative Cancellations During Hungary’s Record Inflation, 1945-1946

30:4 3 1999 POSTALLY USED COMMEMORATIVE CANCELLATIONS DURING HUNGARY’S RECORD INFLATION, 1945 – 1946 Dr. Paul J. Szilagyi The collection of correspondence from the infamous world record inflationary period following WWII is a favorite subject of Hungarian philatelists. It is well known that the postal rates changed not less than 27 times during the period…