Stamps of South Africa: V.R.I. Wolmaransstad Overprints

By |August 1st, 2014|

The V.R.I. (Victoria Regina Imperatrix) overprints were applied to a few stamps of […]

War Tax Stamps – The British Empire’s Effort 1914-1920

By |July 1st, 2014|

There are many stamps issued during World War I, which reflect the momentous events of those years.

The Principality of Bulgaria and its Stamps

By |May 26th, 2014|

On 1st January 2007 Bulgaria became a member of the European Union. The […]

Stamps of Eritrea: First Issues (1893-1910)

By |May 25th, 2014|

On January 1, 1893, values from 1 centesimo to 5 lire of the […]

Stamps of Greece: Aspioti-Elka, Printers

By |March 29th, 2014|

Aspioti-Elka are Greek security printers who first began operating in 1911.
The company produced […]

Stamps of Vietnam: Annam and Tonquin

By |March 16th, 2014|

Today known as North and central Vietnam , Annam and tonquin came jointly […]

Stamps of Syria: French Military Occupation (1918-22)

By |March 7th, 2014|

This image shows aFrench Colonies key type stamp of Levant overprinted T.E.O. […]

Stanps and Postal History of Hyderabad, India

By |November 4th, 2013|

Victoria Land (1913)

By |October 21st, 2013|

Guam: The First Issue (1899)

By |October 15th, 2013|

The island of Guam, formerly administered as part of the Spanish Philippine Islands, was occupied by American troops in 1899 during the Spanish-American War.

Stamps of Aitutaki (1903-20)

By |October 14th, 2013|

Picture Perfect: New Zealand 1898-1908

By |September 1st, 2013|

The first pictorial definitive series from a major British colony, issued by New Zealand in 1898, had two different printers, three different platemakers and four different papers, not to mention famous errors and perforation varieties. Was this the ultimate turn-of-the-century collectable?