International Stamps and Postal History

New Stamps of the World: Bayeux tapestry Souvenir sheet pictures new panel for Bayeux tapestry
A new souvenir sheet from Alderney pictures the recently created final panel of the Bayeux tapestry. (Read more...)

Jordan issues stamps, souvenir sheet for pope’s visit
Jordan issued three stamps and a souvenir sheet to mark the May 24 visit of Pope Francis. (Read more...)

Asia Philately: Indonesia’s Vienna Issues Indonesia’s Vienna Issues were created as revolution unfolded
Some collectors of worldwide stamps might be familiar with the 1948-50 Revolution series of postage stamps from Indonesia, stamps that usually are referred to as the Vienna Issues, but others might not be aware of them. (Read more...)

Stamp Identifier: Stamps of New Britain Stamp Identifier: 1914-15 New Britain
Surcharged postage stamps (Read more...)

Canadian Photography stamp series continues July 7 Canadian Photography series continues with seven designs
Canada Post will continue its series of commemorative stamps honoring Canadian photography July 7 with seven designs on stamps in booklets and souvenir sheets. (Read more...)

The world’s most famous stamp in stamp-on-stamp designs The world’s most famous stamp in stamp-on-stamp designs
Although there is only one 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta, this famous stamp has been pictured on other stamps, known as stamp-on-stamp designs. (Read more...)

Canada issues two Ottawa RedBlacks stamps June 19 Canada issues two Ottawa RedBlacks stamps June 19
Canada Post unveiled and issued two Ottawa RedBlacks permanent rate stamps June 19. The booklet stamp and coil stamp are pictured nearby. (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Hands represented Hands shown on stamps represent love, hope, protection
On several new stamp designs, hands symbolize various subjects from a mother’s love to a William Shakespeare tragedy to patriotism. (Read more...)

Marshall Islands salutes Stars and Stripes Marshall Islands salutes Stars and Stripes
The Marshall Islands, a former United States-administered trust territory in the Pacific, issued a pane of 15 stamps marking the 200th anniversary of The Star-Spangled Banner, written by Francis Scott Key in 1814. (Read more...)

World Cup competition underway World Cup competition underway
The United States is one of 32 countries fielding national teams at the 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament taking place in Brazil June 12 through July 13. T (Read more...)

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