insightsCollecting stamps issued for use by international organizations
June 30, 2008 03:21 PMMost stamp collectors collect by country or region, or topically. There is another option. Beginning in the 20th century, many stamps have been issued for use by international organizations. The League of Nations was one of the first to have stamps issued for its use.
insights'Summertime and the livin' is easy' — and so is the stamp hobby
June 23, 2008 04:02 PMFor ancient peoples, keeping track of the passage of the seasons had both religious and practical significance. The ancient stone circle Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain in England is a huge stone calendar that marks the solstices and equinoxes.