International Stamps and Postal History

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...)

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...)

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