International Stamps and Postal History

New Stamps of the World: Lindau courier service Four nations commemorate the Lindau courier service
Stamps from four countries honor an alpine courier service that began in the 14th century. (Read more...)

Stamps of Latin America: Lincoln stamps used in Nicaragua Lincoln stamps used in Nicaragua for more than a decade
The 150th anniversary of the end of the United States Civil War will take place in 2015. (Read more...)

British Locomotives booklet issued
Great Britain’s Royal Mail issued a Classic Locomotives of Wales stamp booklet Sept. 18. (Read more...)

British stamps show piers and other seaside architecture British stamps show piers and other seaside architecture
Great Britain’s Royal Mail highlights seaside architecture from the Victorian era through today on 10 stamps to be issued Sept. 18. (Read more...)

Paper sailboat, children on new Canadian semipostal Paper sailboat, children on new Canadian semipostal Sept. 29
Canada Post will issue a nondenominated (85¢)+10¢ permanent semipostal stamp Sept. 29 to support the work of the Canada Post Community Foundation. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Math skills on stamps Math skills displayed on stamps
Two recent stamp issues feature mathematics: a Danish commemorative honoring the 200th anniversary of the Danish school system and three stamps from South Korea commemorating the International Congress of Mathematicians held Aug. 13-21 in Seoul. (Read more...)

Norway issues new Post Horn stamp Sept. 12 Norway issues new Post Horn stamp Sept. 12, continuing series that began 142 years ago
Norway Post (Posten Norge) is issuing a 70-krone Post Horn self-adhesive definitive stamp Sept. 12 in panes of 100. (Read more...)

Classic Stamps of the World: Norway Norway set was postage, but also fundraiser for explorer Amundsen
The design of Norway Scott 104-110, depicting a polar bear atop a very small ice floe and gazing at an airplane overhead, seems sadly modern. I (Read more...)

Stamps Down Under: South Pacific collection Adding postal stationery expands a South Pacific collection
The stamp hobby includes a lot of different kinds of collectibles, but most stamp collectors stick with limiting their collections to postage stamps. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Jersey honors New Jersey Jersey honors New Jersey; Russia features Crimean scenes
Jersey celebrates ties to the United States and ancient Rome on two new sets of stamps. (Read more...)

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