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Abu Dhabi - Expo '70 Commemorative
Aden - Definitives of the Crown Colony and Protectorates
Afghanistan - Official Stamp Design of 1909 with Coat of Arms
Aitutaki - U.P.U. Centenary Issue of 1974
Aland Islands - Last Day of Finnish Postal Administration Cover
Albania - Mirdicie Insurgency Fantasy Issue
Allenstein - Germania Definitive Post Card Overprinted
Algeria - Emergency Field Message (E.F.M. overprint)
Amoy - Local Post Issue of 1895
Angola - S. Silvestre 1976 Overprint on 1962 Sports Issue
Annam and Tonkin - Handstamped Surcharge of 1888
Antigua - Falling Rock Variety of Centenary of Redonda Phosphate Industry Issue
Argentina - Official Government Department Stamps
Armenia - Handstamped Overprints on Russian Definitives
Aruba - First Aruba Definitive Issue
Ascension - Sea Birds Definitives of 1963
Australia - Official Perfins
Australian Antarctic Territory - Antarctica Expedition of 1954 Cinderellas
Australian Antarctic Territory - Penguins
Austria - Polish Legion Charity Labels of 1916
Azerbaijan - Tete beche Pair of Definitive of 1922
Bahamas - Undersea Post Office on 1965 Definitive
Bahrain - 1976-1980 Definitives
Bangladesh - Handstamped Provisional Overprints of 1972
Barbados - Sea Horse Definitives of 1965 - 1969
Barbuda - First Definitive Issues
Batum - British Occupation Issues of 1919
Bavaria - Railway Parcel Post and Official Issues
Belgium - Queen Astrid Memorial Issue
Belgium - Saribo Album Advertising Label
Belize - 200th Anniversary of Manned Flight
Biafra - Nigerian Wildlife Definitives Overprinted "Sovereign Biafra"
Bohemia and Moravia - Theresienstadt Parcel Admission Label
Bolivia - Triangular "Multa" Postage Due Stamp of 1938
Botswana - Mafeking to Gubulawayo Runner Post Souvenir Sheet
Brazil - First Condor Airmail Service from Brazil to Bolivia - 1930
British Antarctic Territory - Cover from the H.M.S. Protector Postmarked "Hope Bay, Grahamland"
British Central Africa - B.C.A. Overprint of 1891-1895
British East Africa - Light and Liberty Definitive
British Virgin Islands - St. Ursula Definitive of 1867
Brunswick - Postal Money Order with Definitive Design of 1865
Bulgaria - 25th Anniversary of the Insurrection of Independence Commemoratives
Burma - George V Prestamped Envelope of India Postmarked "Rangoon"
Burundi - Burundi's "Beermats"
Canada - Three Penny Beaver - Canada's First Postage Stamp
Canada - Montreal - Vancouver First Flight Cover
Canada - "V for Victory" Slogan Cancellation and Patriotic Cover
Canada - Toronto - New York First Jetliner Airmail Flight Cover
Canada - Postally Used Fake Saint Lawrence Seaway Invert
Canada - Shag Harbour UFO Sighting Commemorative Cancellation
Cape Juby - Overprints on Spanish Morocco Commerce Defintives of 1948
Castellorizo (Megisiti) - Overprinted "Murder of Francesco Ferrucci" Commemorative
Cayes of Belize - 90th Anniversary of the First Stamp for Cayes of Belize (F.D.C.)
Central African Republic - Central African Republic Overprinted on Issues of the C. A. Empire
Ceylon - CAVE Overprint
Ceylon - War Purposes Contribution Label
Chefoo - Chefoo (Yantai)Local Post Issue
Chile - Islas Juan Fernandez Overprints of 1910
Chile - Easter Island First Flight Cover
Chile - METEI Seal on Postcard with Easter Island Postmark
China - Surcharge on Unissued Stamp of East China
China - Norman Bethune Commemorative
Chinkiang - Local Post Issue of 1894
Cilicia - French Military Occupation Overprint of 1920
Cocos (Keeling) Islands - 75th Anniversary of Barrel Mail Service on Deception Island
Colombia - First Voyage Cover for the S.S. Santa Paula
Comoro Islands - FIDES Common Design Type Commemorative
Congo Free State - Postal Card with Definitive Design of 1889
Congo (Katanga) - Katanga Definitive Overprinted "Congo"
Cook Islands - United Kingdom Special Mail Service
Costa Rica - Cierre Oficial Label of 1934
Crete - Heraklion Straight-Line Cancellation
Cuba - Perforation Error on Cosmonauts' Day Issue of 1978
Czechoslovakia - Government-in-Exile Souvenir Sheet of 1943
Czechoslovakia - Portraits of Famous Czechoslovakians FDC
Dahomey - Other French West African Issues Used in Dahomey
Danish West Indies - Definitive Designs 1874-1915
Danzig - Error in Cliché on 1923 Air Post Surcharged Issue
Danzig - Danzig Philatelic Exhibition 1937 Souvenir Sheets
Denmark - Hans Christian Andersen Issues
Denmark - Commemorative Cancellation Honouring Czeslaw Slania
Dominica - Mural of the Postal History of Dominica
Dominican Republic - Melbourne Olympic Miniature Sheets Surcharged for Relief of Hungarian Refugees
Eastern Rumelia - Crescent Definitive of 1884
Ecuador - Postal Tax Stamps of 1936
Egypt - Pictorial Definitives of 1914
Estonia - German Occupation Overprint "Pernau"
Ethiopia - V Overprint on Unissued Red Cross Semi-Postal
Falkland Islands - Varieties of the Falkland Island Thrush Definitive
Far Eastern Republic - Blagoveshchensk Issue of 1921 with Remainder Cancellation
Faroe Islands - Stamp with Cod Skin in Design
Fezzan-Ghadamès - Low Value from French Occupation Issue of 1946
Fiji - Official Facsimiles of High Value Queen Victoria Definitives (1900)
Finland - Russian Definitive of 1909 with Straight Line Cancellation
Foochow (Fuzhou) - Local Post Issues of 1895-1896
France - Réseau d'État (State [Rail] Network Stamps of 1901
France - Chateau de Malmaison Cinderellas of 1944
France - First Day Cancellation on Palais de Chaillot Commemorative
France - Jacques Cartier Commemoratives of 1934 and 1984
French Colonies - Patriotic Semi-Postals
French Equatorial Africa - 24-10-40 Overprint Commemorating Arrival of General de Gaulle
French Guiana - First Air Post Issue of 1933
French Guinea - Fulah Shepherd Definitive of 1902
French Polynesia - First "French Polynesia" Issue
French Post Offices in China - Gutter Pair of Surcharged Definitive of 1911-1921
French Southern and Antarctic Territories - Shades of Bird Definitives of 1956 and 1959
Fujeira - Pictorial Definitives of 1964
Funchal - Carte Postale / Bilhete Postal
Gabon - Riches of the Forest Commemorative Booklet of 1967
Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) - 125th Anniversary of Annexation to Ecuador
Georgia - Queen Thamar issue of 1920
Germany - Finsterwalde Local Semi-Postal Issue
Germany - Propaganda Labels Mourning Lost Colonies
Germany - Compulsory Labels for Relief of Berlin
German Democratic Republic - Robert Schumann Death Centenary Error in Musical Score
Gold Coast - First Scheduled Air Mail Service Between Gold Coast and Nigeria
Great Britain - Penny Black - The First Postage Stamp
Great Britain - Raemaekers Zeppelin Triumph Propaganda Label
Great Britain - London International Stamp Exhibition (1950) Souvenir Sheet
Great Britain - Poached Egg Test Labels
Great Britain - Varieties of the King of the Orient Christmas Stamp
Greece - George I Essay
Greece - Roosevelt Mourning Issue with Perforation Error
Greenland - Polar Ship Gustav Holm Definitive of 1950 Postmarked St. John's, Newfoundland
Grenada - Definitive Views of St. George's from 1938 to 2010
Guam - Guam Guard Mail Cinderella Issue of 1976
Guadeloupe - Éboué Common Design Type of 1945
Guatemala - Quetzal Definitive Issue of 1881
Guinea-Bissau - American Bicentennial Issues of 1976-1977
Guyana - Revenue Issue of 1976 Overprinted "ESSEQUIBO IS OURS"
Hawaii - First Postage Stamp to Feature a Butterfly
Heligoland - Cut Square with 1875 Definitive Design
Honduras - Central America Air Line Air Express Issue
Hong Kong - Multicoloured Photogravure High Value Definitives of 1962
Hungary - U.P.U. Centenary Commemoratives with First Day Cancellations
India - International Control Commission Vietnam Overprint
India - Guru Gobind Singh Commemorative Booklet
India - Azad Hind Issue
Indochina - One Pillar Pagoda on Postage Due Issue of 1927
Indonesia - Sumatra Local Issue
Indonesia - South Moluccas Cinderellas
Ionian Islands - Italian Occupation General Issue of 1941
Iran - Aerogramme Overprinted "Islamic Revolution"
Israel - Jewish New Year 5709 Issue
Italy - B.L.P. (Bustere Lettere Postali) Charity Overprint of 1923
Italy - Polish Expeditionary Force in Exile Issue
Italy - Local Issue for the C.L.N. Administration of Aosta
Jamaica - Wing Margin on 1/- Definitive of 1873
Jamaica - Union Jack Design Error of 1919
Japan - Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition Covers
Japan - Japan Horyu Temple Pagoda Issues and Forgery
Jordan - Anti-Locust Campaign Semi-Postal
Jordan - Postal Tax Stamps of 1951 in New Currency
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika - Mount Kenya Definitive of 1935 Variety
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika - Air Letter with 1954 Giraffe Definitive Design
Kewkiang - Local Post Issues of 1894
Laos - Pathet Lao Issue of 1961 with Soldiers on the Plain of Jars
Latakia - Overprinted Syrian Definitives of 1931-1933
Latvia - 1918 Definitives Printed on Military Maps
Liberia - Pictorial Definitives of 1921
Lihou - "Torrey Canyon Disaster" Overprint on Local Post Charity Label
Lithuania - Occupation Issues
Luxembourg - Maximum Cards for JUVAPEX '88 Issue
Macau - Centenary of the First Portuguese Postage Stamp
Madagascar - Cover Carried by Airmail from Tananarive to Diego Suarez in 1936
Malaysia - Mr. Asia 1973 Slogan Cancellation
Marienwerder - Plebiscite Issues of 1920
Mauritania - General Louis Faidherbe on First Definitive Issue
Mauritius - Remaindered Issue Overprinted "Cancelled"
Memel - Lithuanian Occupation Issue of March 1923
Moldova - First Issue
Monaco - 275th Anniversary of the Publication of Robinson Crusoe
Mongolia - Souvenir Sheet Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the First Mongolian Postage Stamp
Montenegro - Prince Nicholas I Pre-stamped Post Card
Montenegro - Cinderella Issue of 1921
Montenegro - Peter Petrovich Nyegosh and the National Poem
Montserrat - Antigua Definitive Overprinted for Use in Montserrat in 1884
Mozambique - Mozambique Map Definitive of 1954
Mozambique Company - Triangular Blantyre-Beira-Salisbury Air Route Inauguration Issue
Mustique Island - Overprint on Selvedge of Saint Vincent Bird Definitive
Natal - Chalon Head Definitive of 1864
Nepal - Provisional Definitive of 1917-1918
Netherlands Indies - 1908 Definitives Overprinted "BUITEN BEZIT." and "JAVA."
Nevis - Magnificent Frigate Bird Commemorative
New Britain - "G.R.I." Overprint on Definitives of German New Guinea
New Hebrides - Australasian New Hebrides Company Local Post Issue
Newfoundland - Corrected Map Issue of 1929-1931
New Zealand - Advertising on Queen Victoria Definitive of 1882
New Zealand - 1948 Golden Jubilee Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Cover
New Zealand - Round Kiwi Definitive of 1988
New Zealand - Promotional Stamp for Resene Paints and Auckland Cow Parade
Nicaragua - Liberty Cap on Mountain Peak
Nicaragua - Facsimile Signature Overprint Control Device
Niger - Presentation Booklet with Issues from 2001 - 2003
North Borneo - Spelling Error on George VI Pictorial Definitive
North Ingermanland - "Burning Church" Pictorial Definitive of 1920
Northern Rhodesia - First Definitive Issue of 1925
Norway - Frama Stamps
Obock - Somali Warriors Definitive of 1894
Occussi-Ambeno - Ships Phantom Issue of 1977
Oltre Giuba (Jubaland) - Map Issue of 1926
Pakhoi - French Post Abroad Issue of 1908
Pakistan - Centenary of the First Asian Postage Stamp
Palestinian Authority - First Definitive Issue
Panama - Panama-Pacific Exhibition Commemorative Depicting the Panama Canal
Paraguay - 1935 Map of the Gran Chaco Issues
Peru - Plebiscite Postal Tax Stamp of 1926
Philippines - Aguinaldo Newspaper Stamp of 1898-1899
Philippines - Unissued Kennedy Commemoratives of 1968
Pitcairn Island - Additional Definitive Values of 1981
Poland - Surcharged Warsaw Local Issue of 1915
Poland - Post-War Postal Charity Labels
Ponta Delgada - Post Card with King Carlos Definitive Design
Portugal - Red Cross Franchise Stamps
Portuguese Colonies - War Tax Stamp of 1919
Puerto Rico - Spanish and American Issues
Puerto Rico - 400th Anniversary of Colombus' Landing in Puerto Rico
Redonda - Antiqua Definitives of 1976-1978 Overprinted
Rhodesia - British South Africa Company Issues
Rhodesia - Vulnerable Species First Day Cover
Romania - Frank of 1946 for Red Cross Mail from Internees
Romania - Nadia Com?neci Maximum Card Using 1976 Commemorative
Rouad - Horizontal Overprints on Definitives for French Post Offices in the Levant
Russia - Russian Company of Navigation and Trade Private Overprint
Russia - Russian Currency Stamps of 1915-1917
Russia - Birobidzhan Cinderella Overprint - Telaphila '93
Ryukyu Islands - Pre-stamped Post Card
Saint Kitts - Bicentenary of the Siege of Brimstone Fort
Saint Kitts-Nevis - Columbus with Telescope Definitive
Saint Lucia - White Flaw at Foot of "L" Variety of QEII Definitive
Sainte-Marie de Madagascar - Navigation and Commerce Definitive of 1894
Saint Pierre and Miquelon - Fisherman Definitive Design of 1909-1930
Saint Vincent (Grenadines) - Sir Rowland Hill / London Expo '80 Commemorative Booklet
El Salvador - Republic of Central America Issue of 1897
Samoa - 25th Anniversary of New Zealand's Administration of Western Samoa
San Marino - Overprints for the Downfall of Fascism and the Provisional Government of 1943
Saudi Arabia - 1984 Olympic Football Commemoratives
Schleswig - 1920 Plebiscite Issues
Sedang - Cinderella Issue of 1889
Senegal - Mosque of Diourbel
Serbian Krajina - Serbian Culture and Tradition Issue of 1994
Shanghai - Shanghi Perforated Bisect of 1893
Sierra Leone - Revenue Issue of 1886/1887
Sint Maarten - Various Scenes from Sint Maarten
Slovakia - "SLOVENSKY STAT" Overprint on Andrej Hlinka Definitive
Somali Coast - Inverted Vignette on Definitive of 1902
South Africa - Bantam War Effort Definitives 1942-1944
South Africa - Flaws in the Definitive Issue of 1963 - 1967
South Africa - African Penguin Definitives of 1993 and 1998
South African National Antarctic Expedition - Marion Island Postmark on I.G.Y. Expedition Cover
South Australia - P. Overprint for Official Police Use
South Kasai - Leopard's Head and "V" for Victory
Sovereign Military Order of Malta - Christmas Issue of 1972
Spain - Auxilio de Invierno Charity Label
Spain - Correo Submarino Issue of 1938
Switzerland - Tête Bêche Pairs of 1968 Definitives
Sudan - Early Definitives
Tannu Touva (Tuva) - Wheel of Enlightenment Definitive of 1926
Tannu Touva (Tuva) - Mountain Goat on 1927 Definitive
Thessaly - Octagonal Issue for the Turkish Army
Thule - Private Issue in Honour of Dr. Knud Rasmussen (1879-1933)
Togo - Vichy Air Post Semi-Postal Issues
Tokelau Islands - Inscription Corner Blocks of the First Stamp Issue of 1948
Tonga - Tin Can Mail Covers - 1937/1939
Trinidad - 400th Anniversary of the Discovery of Columbus' Discovery of Trinidad
Tripolitania - Airmail Issue of 1931-1932
Tristan da Cunha - Potato Stamp Propaganda Label
Tristan da Cunha - St.Helena Definitives Overprinted for Resettlement in 1963
Turkey - First Airmail Issue - 1934
Turkestan (Turkistan) - Cinderella Issue circa 1921-1924
Turkmenistan - First Issues - 1992
Turks and Caicos - Turk's Cap Cactus Definitives
Uganda - Inland Revenue Overprint Changeling
Umm al Qiwain - Sheik Ahmed bin Rashid al Mulla Pictorial Definitive
United States - First Postal Card Design and 100th Anniversary Commemorative Card
United States - Hussey's Special Message Express
United States - Army Frank Cinderella Issue of 1898
United States - U.S.S. Akron Airmail Label by A.C. Roessler
Upper Silesia - Inverted C.G.H.S. Overprint on German Official Issue of 1920-1921
Venezuela - Ship Cancellation for the S.S. Stuyvesant
Vietnam - Emperor Quang Trung F.D.C.
Vilnius - German Occupation Issue with "VILNIUS" Overprint
Wake Island - Wake Island Cancellation on Pre-Stamped Statue of Liberty Postcard
Western Ukraine - Unissued Definitive
Yugoslavia - Carinthia Plebiscite Semi-Postal of 1920
Yemen - Unissued Commemoratives Marking Yemen's Admission to the United Nations
Yemen - Unissued Universal Postal Union Issue
Zaire - Surcharges on Unissued "REP. DEM. DU CONGO" Overprints
Zanzibar - Indian 4 Anna Definitive Postmarked Zanzibar
Zululand - Three Types of Definitives


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