International Stamps and Postal History

New Stamps of the World: A salute to happiness New Stamps of the World: A salute to happiness
San Marino is the second postal administration to commemorate the International Day of Happiness and the first to honor the 3-D printing revolution. (Read more...)

Britain’s Imperial Airways and BOAC  trans-Atlantic airmail of 1937-40 Britain’s Imperial Airways and BOAC trans-Atlantic airmail of 1937-40
Among the treats for collectors who attended the Aerophilately 2014 international stamp exhibition at Bellefonte, Pa (Read more...)

Monaco to celebrate Dante Monaco to celebrate Dante's 750th birthday on stamp
On April 9, Monaco's Office of Stamps will issue a stamp to honor the 750th birth anniversary of Italian poet Dante Alighieri, born in Florence in 1265.  (Read more...)

Gallipoli remembered on stamps in New Zealand Gallipoli remembered on stamps in New Zealand's World War I series
Like many countries, New Zealand is commemorating the events of World War I (1914-1918) in a multiyear stamp series.  (Read more...)

Competition at Channel Islands Specialists' Society meeting
The Channel Islands Specialists' Society met in London on Feb (Read more...)

Ghana was first with a Maya Angelou stamp, issued in 1998 Ghana was first with a Maya Angelou stamp, issued in 1998
The United States Postal Service announced Feb. 23 that it would issue a forever stamp for Maya Angelou (1928-2014) (Read more...)

'Strange Stamp Squad' returns, Canadian flag turns 50: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Classic Stamps of the World: Large numeral issues brought fine printing to Uruguay’s stamps Classic Stamps of the World: Large numeral issues brought fine printing to Uruguay’s stamps
As is often the case in stamp-issuing practice, a change in postal rates prompted a new set of stamps in 1866 in Uruguay, a very small nation in southeastern South America. (Read more...)

Pansies blossom as Canada’s Spring Flowers March 2 Pansies blossom as Canada’s Spring Flowers March 2
Spring comes early at Canada Post, which on March 2 issued nondenominated (85¢) domestic letter-rate Pansies “P” permanent stamps with two designs in self-adhesive booklets of 10, coil rolls of 50, and two-stamp souvenir sheets (Read more...)

James Berry: New Zealand’s multitalented stamp designer created miniature works of art James Berry: New Zealand’s multitalented stamp designer created miniature works of art
Stamps are miniature works of art. (Read more...)

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