Publications and Items for Sale

ÉPA Items Available Only to Members

Publication Description Member Price Nonmember Price
ÉPA Rubber Stamp

reproduces the ÉPA logo. 1.5″ x 1″.

$14.00 Not available to non-members
Official Lapel Pin

Metal replica of ÉPA logo.

$2.25 Not available to non-members

EPA Publications

Publication Description Member Price Nonmember Price
Airway Letters To and From Belfast, Including Air “Railex” Letters

From the 1934 Railway Air Services to 1988, the airway letter covers are listed and examples illustrated with a brief description of the flight. 26 pages, bibliography.

$3.00 $4.00
An Introduction to Irish Mileage Marks

An illustrated listing and explanation of these early markings, 22 pages.

$4.50 $5.65
Ireland, Identification of the Rialtas and Saorstàt Overprints

Includes a clear plastic overlay with accurate reproductions of the various overprints and a reprint of an illustrated article from The American Philatelist.

$7.50 $10.00
Irish Aerogrammes and Airgraphs

Provides a detailed listing not only of the aerogrammes themselves, but rates, private supplemental printings, Northern Ireland, and special usages, pricing code and bibliography. Jung catalog numbers referenced, 46 pages.

$4.00 $5.00
Irish Airmail – Balloon Posts, Rocket, Helicopter, Parachute and Glider Mail

Covers a variety of mail as indicated in the title, with illustrations of covers, descriptions of events, pricing code and a bibliography, 22 pages.

$3.00 $4.00
Irish Airmail, 1919-1990

Lists all known mail-carrying flights to and from Ireland since the Alcock & Brown 1919 trans-Atlantic flight. Background information is provided for each flight. Covers are illustrated for most flights and a valuation guide provided. 96 pages, bibliography and index.

$16.25 $20.00
Irish Official Mail 1922-1983

A study of the Irish envelopes as well as the overprints to the British evelopes, also the cancellations and other markings on the enveopes.

$18.25 plus postage $26.00 plus postage
Irish Zeppelin Mail and Catapult Covers – OUT OF PRINT – Not Available

Describes Zeppelin and Catapult covers either posted in or addressed to Ireland.

$4.00 $5.00
O.A.T. and A.V.2. Markings on Irish Airmail

Presents an introduction to these markings used during World War II and a catalog listing of known Irish covers with the markings. An appendix lists covers to and from Ireland so marked. Illustrated with bibliography, 25 pages.

$3.00 $4.00
Sinn Féin Christmas Postal Service in Derry and Other parts of Northern Ireland 1975/-76 – 2015/-16

This colorful 68 page booklet on the private Christmas Post run by Sinn Féin.



$18.50 $23.00
The Adhesive Revenue Stamps of Ireland: 1858-1925

An award winning detailed analysis of Irish revenue stamps of the period. Profusely illustrated with catalog listings by type, bibliography, 20 pages + addenda.

$3.75 $4.75
The First 55 Years of Irish Coils

A comprehensive listing of all Irish coils with a check list of all leaders and tab ends, illustrated, bibliography, 40 pages.

$8.50 $10.50
The Post Offices and Datestamps of the County of Leitrim

72 illustrations of handstamps, map, and descriptions of post office locations, 23 pages.

$6.25 $7.80

FAI Publications

Publication Description Member Price Nonmember Price
75 years of Irish Stamps

An anthology by eight noted philatelists representing a variety of interests in Irish philately, with special postcard produced by AnPost, illustrated, 139 pages.

$20.00 $25.00
Die Harfe DVD of issues 1-116.

This is from the Irish Study Group based in Germany. These are the first 116 issues of thier journal “Die Harfe”.  The first issue was published in 1982 with 4 issues per year.  Starting with issue #96 they are bi-lingual.

22.50 28.00
Early Irish Stamp Canceling Machines Until 1922

A well researched volume with plenty of illustrations about the four models with the different types and dates.  

$11.00 $13.25
Introduction to The Post Offices of County Clare, Ireland

Study developed from the postal archives of Dublin and London, 94 pages.

$9.25 $12.75
Ireland’s 5th Definitive Series Birds

In this volume the author shows the different values, ones used during the transition from punts to euros, different papers, gums and different sheets booklets ….

19.50 25.00
Irish Postal Rates Before 1840, 2nd edition

Lists the Irish rates from 1637 to 1840, illustrated, bibliography, 37 pages.

$6.50 $9.00
Irish Postal Rates, 1839-2014

This publication picks up from where Fred Dixon’s publication “Postal Rates before 1840” left off.  The authors have attempted to summarise all available information for the period since 1839 and list all the principal postage rates of interest to postal historians.  It does not contain information about parcel rates.

21.50 27.00
Irish Postal Stationery Stamped to Order

A detailed priced catalog and handbook, this 2003 edition includes updates since 1994. Illustrated, 174 pages.

$15.50 $21.00
Irish Slogan Postmarks 1918-1994

More than 300 illustrations by county, die and type, 116 pages.

$17.50 $22.00
Post Office Guide 1923

A reprint of the 1923 Guide.

$3.50 $4.75
Postal Stationery of Ireland

A detailed priced catalog and handbook. This latest edition is a new size 8.5 by 11 in color with 254 pages includes updates since the last edition. Very will illustrated. This is volume 30 of the FAI literature and 7th edition of Postal Stationery.

$56.00 $70.00
Supplement to Postal Stationery

An update of issues from about 2000 -2006.  Also includes some revisions of statioery released earlier.

$8.50 $10.25
The Dublin Penny Post

Based on extensive research in postal archives and museums in Ireland and Great Britain, this is a well documented treatment of the subject, illustrated, 312 pages.

$35.00 $45.00
The International Reply Coupons

Well researched with many illustrations

$7.50 $10.00
The Mileage Marks of Ireland 1808-1839, 2nd edition

Illustrated listing of all known Irish mileage marks, 57 pages.

$7.50 $10.00
The Military Postal History of Ireland

A detailed study of postmarks from barricks, camps, etc. Profusely illustrated.

73.00 88.00
Undated Namestamps of Ireland 1823-1860

Listings of postal markings giving town names but without dates, includes much information on Receiving Houses, illustrated, 63 pages.

$7.00 $8.75

Other Publications

Publication Description Member Price Nonmember Price
Censorship of Mail in Ireland

Covers mail censorship on the whole island of Ireland up to the present day, 126 pages.

$25.00 $30.00
Court Circulars: A new perspective on Ireland Petty Sessions

Published by the Revenue Society of Great Britain, this booklet discusses the stamps, some of the documents on which they were used and the various duties of the Clerks. 40 pages.

$13.00 $16.75
Domestic Packets Between Great Britain and Ireland, 1635-1840

Deals with the Post Office Packet Services between Great Britain and Ireland. 50 pages.

$25.00 $30.00
Hibernian Handbook and Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of Ireland 2020

The definative speciialized catalogue of Irish Stamps.  A must have if you collect Irish Stamps.

$45.00 $60.00
History of the Irish Post Office $10.00 $13.00
Ireland – Catalog of Perfins

Punched for a 3 ring binder, this catalog can also serve as an album. Published by The Perfins Club, 38 pages.

$9.00 $11.25
Irish Crash Airmails 2nd Edition $20.00 $25.00
Irish Postal Rates to 1840

This is the 2nd edition.  Postage rates before 1840

$3.50 $5.50
Irish Provincial Penny Posts $6.00 $8.25
Irish Slogan Postmarks $6.00 $8.25
Keeping In Touch, Communication through County Kildare before 1860

This book focuses particularly on the early postal system and examines how mail was carried along the county roads by various means of transport.  Chapters are broken down by town with pictures of postal markings 182pgs.

$35.00 $43.00
The Dublin Spoon – 1855-57

An account of Ireland’s first duplex obliterator, well organized with considerable detail, illustrated, value guide, bibliography, 48 pages.

$6.00 $7.50
The Irish Philatelic Society 1901-2001

An interesting history which is broken down into thirteen chapters that run through the beginnings of Irish Postage Stamps, Exhibitions up to the Centenary Year 2001, 48 pages.

$13.25 $16.75
The Rare Coil

Recounts the research in the Irish Post Office archives that firmly establishes the authenticity of this stamp together with background information, illustrated, 76 pages.

$14.00 $16.75
Uniform Fourpenny Post in Ireland

The 1990 special study of the short lived 4d post in Ireland. Illustrated, 28 pages.

$10.00 $12.50
Uniform Penny Post of Ireland $7.00 $9.75