Overprints

World War Two Occupation of Latvia (1940-5)

By |October 16th, 2014|

As part of the Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940, a series of […]

Stamps of Poland: German Occupation (1915)

By |October 9th, 2014|

This stamp is part of a set of five stamps of the Germania […]

Portuguese Colonies: Nyassa – First through Fifth Issue (1898-1911)

By |September 30th, 2014|

This article was written by Bertram W. H. Poole and first published in "Mekeel's Weekly Stamp News" Feb 25, 1911 Volume XXV, Number 8, Whole Issue Number 1052.

Stamps of Pakistan: 10 Rupees (1947)

By |September 25th, 2014|

The indian sub-continent was partitioned in August 1947, the predominantly Moslem areas becoming […]

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|