International Stamps and Postal History

Denmark opens its 1,000th post office
With e-commerce on the rise in Denmark, the country's 1,000th post office just opened in Frederiksberg, within the nation's capital, Copenhagen. (Read more...)

Monday Morning Brief | Alice in Wonderland
Watch as Scott catalog senior editor Marty Frankevicz discusses stamps celebrating worldwide themes suggested by the United Nations, ranging from the International Year of Light to World Toilet Day. (Read more...)

Many reasons to collect the postal stationery of Canada Many reasons to collect the postal stationery of Canada
How can you keep the hobby affordable and enjoyable? Canadian collectors need look no further than the wealth of stamped envelopes, postal cards, lettercards, wrappers and aerograms issued since 1860, much of it available at a beginner’s budget (Read more...)

Britain marks 175 years of the world’s first stamps Britain marks 175 years of the world’s first stamps
The world’s first adhesive postage stamp was issued May 6, 1840, as part of sweeping postal reforms in Great Britain (Read more...)

Great Britain Philately: Paying tribute to the world’s first adhesive postage stamp Great Britain Philately: Paying tribute to the world’s first adhesive postage stamp
On May 6, Great Britain’s Royal Mail marks the 175th anniversary of the creation of the Penny Black, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp, with the souvenir sheet shown here (Read more...)

Symbolic designs on new U.N. stamps and stationery Symbolic designs on new U.N. stamps and stationery
The United Nations Postal Administration will issue four definitive stamps and six pieces of postal stationery May 7. (Read more...)

Stamp Identifier: 1920 Eastern Silesia Stamp Identifier: 1920 Eastern Silesia
Overprinted stamps of Czechoslovakia (Read more...)

Check out photos from Canada Post Check out photos from Canada Post's Dinos of Canada unveiling
An unveiling ceremony for Canada Post's new Dinos of Canada stamps took place April 9 at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, and photographer Wayne Adam was there to capture some of the fun (Read more...)

Upcoming Canada stamps promote care of your pets Upcoming Canada stamps promote care of your pets
Five stamps to be issued May 2 by Canada Post illustrate the theme of love for and responsible care of your pets. (Read more...)

You bought it: Reader adds to Penny Black collection You bought it: Reader adds to Penny Black collection
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