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Critics were distinctly unimpressed by Jamaica's first postage stamps in 1860. But they have some unique redeeming features
Separated by less than three years, the George V and George VI pictorial issues of Ceylon were broadly similar. Until it came to rubber production...
Austria's 'Emperor's Head' definitive series of 1890-1908 became increasingly complex as the authorities struggled to settle on the best way to combat fraud
Zanzibar's first two stamp issues in 1896 and 1899 were printed in an unusual mixture of recess and letterpress. Their other claim to fame is being interspersed by the shortest war in history
First images of the stamps
In the aftermath of World War I, Belgium's defiant definitives of 1919 portrayed King Albert I in a most unregal manner, wearing a tin hat instead of a crown
The first issue of the Turks & Caicos Islands in 1900 neatly encapsulated the salty story of the two chains, in one of the finest examples of a colonial badge design
The next Royal Mail stamp issue, released January 11
Released October 12
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Striking design and crisp printing ensured that Burma's first stamps made a big impact in 1938. But was that a subliminal imperial message in the peacock motif?
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