International Stamps and Postal History

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...)

Finland Finland's most beautiful stamp of 2014
A stamp picturing Finland's Linnansaari National Park was voted as the most beautiful Finnish stamp of 2014. (Read more...)

Pope Francis stamps popular in the Philippines Pope Francis stamps popular in the Philippines
The Philippines post office, PHL Post, has gone back to press with its souvenir sheet honoring the recent visit of Pope Francis. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Animals abound on worldwide stamps issued in January New Stamps of the World: Animals abound on worldwide stamps issued in January
While goats and sheep are popular on recent new issues celebrating the year of the ram (Linn’s, Jan. 26, page 28), many other animals are pictured on stamps issued in January. (Read more...)

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