International Stamps and Postal History

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...)

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...)

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