What's New:  September 2005

Here is the material that was added or modified for this update:

  1. List of Stamps Arranged by Country

  2. Appendix II: Labels, Seals, Advertising Stamps, Etc.


    A sheet of four labels, each depicting a marine animal. One depicts a Dermochelys coriacea. Margin of sheet inscribed "World Wildlife Fund". All other writing is in Italian.


    Two advertising stamps for M. Schmeisser's food factory in Leipzig, Germany. Their featured items include turtle "extract" and guaranteed real turtle soup, not made out of iguanas, but real turtles. One stamp depicts a large can of turtle soup; the other includes a picture of a turtle on a soup bowl. Dates of issue are unknown.

  3. Appendix VI: Personal Stamps
    More personalized stamps from the Netherlands and the United States.

Last modified:  September 17, 2005