Philatelic Books and Publications
on Scouts on Stamps

- Where can I get them?

Compiled by
T.P. McDermott

Below is a list of publications that are still in print, that is, still available from the publisher.
The full bibliography of philatelic books and publications on Scouts on Stamps can be linked here.

Can you or some of your friends help in this project by corrections or supplying additional information about available publications from your country or area?


Canada Scout Philatelic Publications

  • Scout Stamp Catalogue
    1991 Tony Manson (39p, 8x11)
  • Eighth World Jamboree Niagara-on-the-Lake
    1996 Tony Manson (monography, 8x11)
  • History of the Maple Leaf Chapter #15, SOSSI
    1997 Tony Manson (8x11)
  • Canadian Boy Scout & Girl Guide Philatelic Catalog
    2008 Tony Manson. Published by SOSSI (spiral bound, 237p, 1100 images).


Australia and New Zealand Scout Philatelic Publications

  • The Place of Stones. Mafeking/Mafikeng. The Siege Stamps and Banknotes
    4th edition c. 1997, John Campbell (ISBN 0-473-04496-X, 104p, with illustrations in b&W and 16p full colour, all in A4 size)
    Price £20 including postage (not clear whether this is postage in U.K., or overseas).
    Available from J.R. Stroud, 28 Oxford Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset TA8 1LQ, England.
  • Scout & Guide Postmarks of Australia
    1983 Kenneth A. Colgrave (37p, 165x203mm, ISBN 0 9590872 0 6)


Great Britain Scout Philatelic Publications

  • Paper Currency of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902
    1999 John Ineson (102 p hardbound, 190x250mm, ISBN 1 9020 40 25 2)
    Order from John Ineson, Highfields Farm, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5BN, U.K. Price £15.00 including postage and packing in the UK, Airmail Europe £17, Overseas £20.
  • The 2000 Checklist of Scout, Guide and Brigade Stamps of the World
    20th edition, David McKee (188p)
    Price £8.00 in U.K. and Ireland, £9.00 in Europe (cash or cheques in UK£ or Irish Punts only acceptable).
    U.S.A. and rest of world £12.00 or US$20.00 air mail, £10.00 or US$18.00 by surface mail.
    No personal US$ checks are acceptable due to high bank charges.
    Order from J.D.F. McKee, 3 South Park Drive, Foxrock, Dublin 18, Ireland,
    or SGSC, Bob Lee, 57 Church Rise, Chessington, Surrey KT9 2HA, England.


German Scout Philatelic Publications

  • Catalogues issued by ArGe Pfadfinder e.V. (the Scout Stamps Collectors Club in Germany)
    (photocopy 148x210mm, in German and English, yearly supplements)
    • Briefmarken-Katalog: Europa Region (Stamps, Europe) Price 7.00 DM
    • Briefmarken-Katalog: Africa Region (Stamps, Africa) Price 30.00 DM
    • Briefmarken-Katalog: Inter-America Region (Stamps, America) Price 22.00 DM
    • Briefmarken-Katalog: Arabische Region (Stamps, Arabian Region) Price 18.00 DM
    • Briefmarken-Katalog: Asia Region (Stamps, Asia) Price 8.00 Dm
    • Briefmarken-Katalog: Pacific Region (Stamps, Pacific) Price 9.00 DM
    • Ganzsachen-Katalog (Postal Stationery) Price 30.00 DM
    • Sonderstempel-Katalog: Europa Region (Cancellations, Europe) Price 30.00 DM
    • Freistempel-Katalog: Europa Region (Meter Slogans, Europe) Price 28.00 DM
    • Sonder- und Freistempelkatalog: Inter-America Region (Cancellations and meter slogans, America) Price 45.00 DM
    • Sonder- und Freistempelkatalog: Asia Region (Cancellations and meter slogans, Asia) Price 10.00 DM
    • Sonder- und Freistempelkatalog: Pacific Region (Cancellations and meter slogans, Pacific) Price 18.00 DM
    • Sonder- und Freistempelkatalog: Africa Region (Cancellations and meter slogans, Africa) Price 15.00 DM
    • Sonder- und Freistempelkatalog: Arabische Region (Cancellations and meter slogans, Arabian Region) Price 7.00 DM
    • Pfadfinder-Telefonkarten-Weltkatalog (World Catalogue of Scouting Telephone Cards) Price 25.00 DM
    • Nachträge 1998 Briefmarken- und Ganzsachen-Kataloge (Supplement 1998 Stamps and postal stationery catalogues) Price 25.00 DM
    • Nachträge 1998 Sonder- und Freistempel-Kataloge (Supplement 1998 Cancellations and eter slogans catalogues) Price 25.00 DM
    Postage is in addition to the mentioned prices. Payment after receipt of invoice.
    Order from ArGe Pfadfinder, Günter Hohenstein, Dahlkeweg 12, D-59227 Ahlen, Germany.
  • Die Geschichte des litauischen Pfadfindertums 1918 bis 1993 sowie Litauische Pfadfinder-Philatelie
    & -Erinophilie von den nationalen & internationalen Großlagern 1928 bis 1993
    The History of the Lithuanian Scout Movement 1918 to 1993 and Lithuanian scout philately
    & commemorative items from the main national and international scout camps between 1928 and 1993

    1997 Manfred Rauschenberger (95p photocopy, 210x297mm, in German and English)
    Price DM 45.00 or US$26 for economy delivery world wide, or DM 55.00 / US$32 for Air Mail overseas.
    Payment: cash in insured letter, Euro Cheque in DM, money order,
    or transfer to account No. 2281069015 at Volksbank Hüls-Tönisvorst, Bank code 32060362.
    By post to Manfred Rauschenberger, Zeisigweg 10, D-40668 Meerbusch, Germany.
  • Deutsche Pfadfinderabteilungen in Belgien im Weltkrieg 1914/18
    (German Scout Units in Belgium during the World War 1914/18)
    1997 Gottfried Steinmann (40p, 148x210mm, in German)
    Price DM 32.00 incl. postage.
    Postbank Dortmund, Account: Günter Hohenstein, D-59227 Ahlen, Germany, No. 16 86 52 - 465, BLZ 440 100 46.
    Order from katalog-order@arge-pfadfinder.org


French Scout Philatelic Publications



Benelux Scout Philatelic Publications

  • Scout Stamp Catalogues
    (stamps, errors, varieties, booklets, postal stationaries)
    Authors Ph. van Hille and E. Pollet
    Europe Gespecialiseerde Catalogus, Catalogue Specialisť, Specialised Catalogue
    1986 (100 pages, in Dutch, French, English), with 3rd supplement (2000), price 420 BEF
    Asia Oceania 1990, price 125 BEF
    America's 1991, price 325 BEF
    Africa's 1992/1993, 2 volumes, price 350 BEF
    Information on ordering and payment from E. Pollet
  • Four booklets: Monography World Jamboree 1933, 1957, 1967, 1971 (Belgium)
    Ph. van Hille
    Price 5 Euro, order from Ph. van Hille, Scouts-Filatelisten Benelux, Aan de Bocht 3, BE 9000 Gent, Belgium
  • Scouts post 1940 Belgium and France (Belgium)
    2000 Ph. van Hille (50p, Dutch/English summary 40 illustrations)
    Price 10 Euro, order from Ph. van Hille, Scouts-Filatelisten Benelux, Aan de Bocht 3, BE 9000 Gent, Belgium
  • 75 Years of Jamboree - Stories and Stamps (Netherlands)
    1st edition, G. Coerts, Fred Maarsen & A. van Soest (ISBN 90-75536-01-1, in Dutch)
    1995 2nd edition (ISBN 90-7553-02-x, in English)


Other Scout Philatelic Publications

  • Pfadfinder-Briefmarken aus der ganzen Welt (Austria)
    (Scout Stamps from all world)
    1998 Österreichische Pfadfinder-Briefmarken Sammlergilde (1,300p, 148x210mm in 3 binders)
    Price ATS 950.- plus postage.
    Order from Mr. Hubert Schnabl, Postfach 476, A-3100 St. Pölten, Austria
  • The Postage Stamps and Special Cancellations of Hungarian Scouting (Hungary)
    1996 Hungarian Scout Association. Scout Collection and Museum. Editor József Bokody, director of the Scout Museum and Library. (First English edition 20p photocopy, 148x210 mm)
    For information, write to John P. Ineson, Highfields Farm, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5BN, England.
  • El Correo Durante El Asedio De Mafeking (Spain)
    (The post during the siege of Mafeking)
    1998 Iván Fernández Goya (181p, 443 figures, photocopy, both sides, 210x297 mm, in Spanish)
    Price 2,500 ptas / UK£15 / US$25 / 30 DM (including postage) Ways of payment: banknotes in a registered letter, money order.
    Order from the author D. Iván Fernández Goya C/. Londres nº 18; 8-E, E-28850 Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain

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