International Stamps and Postal History

Great Britain Philately: Britain’s postage due labels The 100th anniversary of Britain’s postage due labels
This year is the centenary of postage dues in Great Britain. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Sweden sit comfortably stamps New stamps from Sweden invite you to ‘sit comfortably’
A new set of stamps from Sweden is called Sit Comfortably. The five booklet stamps featuring modern chair designs were issued Aug. 21. (Read more...)

U.N. Greetings from Geneva pane includes peacocks, sheep U.N. Greetings from Geneva pane includes peacocks, sheep
The United Nations Postal Administration will issue a pane of 10 stamps and labels Sept. 12 to honor the 45th anniversary of UNPA/Geneva. (Read more...)

Poland wins its fifth Asiago award Poland wins its fifth Asiago award; Iceland, Portugal, Faroe Islands designs
A stamp commemorating the 455th anniversary of the post in Poland received the Asiago international award for philatelic art for the best stamp issued in 2013. (Read more...)

Monaco features American football, many other sports Monaco features American football, many other sports
American football is one of the sports represented on a new stamp from Monaco. (Read more...)

Asia Philately: Japan’s 20th century issues Supply and demand affect values of Japan’s 20th century issues
Japanese philately is very popular both in Japan and overseas, and especially in the United States. (Read more...)

Royal Mail unveils Prime Ministers stamps Royal Mail unveils Prime Ministers stamps to be issued Oct. 14
Great Britain’s Royal Mail revealed the designs of its Prime Ministers stamps on Aug. 12. The stamps will be issued Oct. 14. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Stamps feature Ian Fleming Stamps feature Ian Fleming, black-and-white photographs
Ian Fleming, the creator of the fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond, is honored on seven stamps issued July 30 by Guernsey Post for the island of Alderney. (Read more...)

After the Mexican Revolution: six stamps of Yucatan After the Mexican Revolution: six revolutionary stamps of Yucatan
At the very end of the listings for Mexico in the Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 are six Revolutionary issues of Yucatan. (Read more...)

Middle East Stamps: Bahrain archaeology conference stamps Bahrain stamps honor international archaeology conference
On March 1, 1970, the third International Conference on Asian Archaeology opened in Bahrain. In honor of the occasion, Bahrain issued four commemorative stamps on that date. (Read more...)

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