International Stamps and Postal History

Ranking Britain's Classic Album Covers stamps
Five years after Great Britain issued its 10-stamp set honoring classic rock album covers (Scott 2724-2743), the  (Read more...)

Feb. 2: World Wetlands Day
New Zealand's Pacific.Scoop reports that the latest New Zealand fish and game habitat stamp is being placed on sale Feb. 2 to mark World Wetlands Day. (Read more...)

Exhibition of China in London Exhibition of China in London
The following is a press release from the Royal Philatelic Society London (Read more...)

Lithuania’s coins on stamps: new and old Lithuania’s coins on stamps: new and old
Lithuania officially converted to the euro as its currency on Jan. 1 and issued a €0.75 stamp the next day to commemorate the event. (Read more...)

Eighth set issued in U.N. Coin and Flag series Eighth set issued in U.N. Coin and Flag series
The United Nations Postal Administration has temporarily ended its Coin and Flag series. The eighth set of 24 stamps was issued Feb. 6, and according to UNPA, it may be the last set for a while. (Read more...)

Jersey features protected species Jersey features protected species
Jersey Post will introduce new computer-produced self-adhesive postage labels featuring the island’s protected animal species Feb. 18, the first day of the spring Stampex show in London. (Read more...)

Watch these awesome Watch these awesome 'Alice in Wonderland' Vines from Royal Mail
The Royal Mail has put out five colorful (Read more...)

Take in the view of a massive stamp exhibit in Bangalore, India
Check out this tweet from Reuters photojournalist Abishek Chinnappa. (Read more...)

Brydon to leave Royal Mail's board
Donald Brydon has announced his plans to resign from the board of directors of Great Britain’s Royal Mail, according to a Jan. 29 press release from Royal Mail. Brydon had served as chairman of the board since 2009. (Read more...)

Stamps and covers emerge from the frozen land of Antarctica Stamps and covers emerge from the frozen land of Antarctica
This article first appeared in the September 2008 issue of Scott Stamp Monthly. (Read more...)

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