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  • America: 1765 Tax stamps

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1765

    These tax stamps were issued as a result of the 1765 Stamp Act passed by the British Government to extract taxation from...

  • Canada: 1851 12d black

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1851

    The first issue of stamps for the colony of Canada was made in 1851 and comprised three pence, six pence, and 12 pence v...

  • China: 1897 Red Revenue 3 cents with 2 cents surch...

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1897

    The Chinese Postal Service used to be a  part of the responsibility of the Customs Service under the management of Sir R...

  • Jamaica: 1956-58 unissued £1

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1956-58

    The £1 stamp issued in the reign of King George VI shows 'Tobacco Growing & Cigar Making'. The first £1 stamp for Queen ...

  • Mauritius: 1847 Post Office 1d orange-red

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1847

    The first British Colonial postage stamps were issued in Mauritius in 1847. These are the famous Post Office issue, so c...

  • New South Wales: 1850 Sydney View essays

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1850

    The first stamps of New South Wales, known to collectors as 'Sydney Views', were issued in 1850 in one penny, two pence,...

  • St Helena: 1961 Tristan Relief Fund

    Stamp, Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1961

    In October 1961 violent volcanic activity on the small island of Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic led to an evacua...

  • Switzerland: 1847 Basel Dove 2½ rappen

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1847

    Before the formation of a federal state in 1848, Switzerland was a loose confederation of independent cantons, each havi...

  • United States of America: 1918 24 cents inverted J...

    Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1918

    In 1918 the United States issued a philatelic set of six, 16 and 24 cents stamps for use on air mail letters. The 24 cen...