newsStamps without a country name present a special identity challenge: Stamp Collecting Basics
March 18, 2016 03:50 PMIt’s surprising how many of the world’s postal administrations have issued stamps without the country’s name. So many, in fact, that it is taking more than one of these columns to cover all of them.
newsIdentifying Asian stamps if you don’t know the language: Stamp Collecting Basics
March 04, 2016 11:24 AMStamps printed without a country name, especially from countries using a different alphabet than ours, present a definite challenge for stamp collectors. Having a stamp identifier book nearby is helpful. Linn’s Stamp Identifier is extraordinarily useful, though even with that handy reference it sometimes can take a while to be able to answer the question, “Where is this stamp from?”