What's New:  March 2012

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.

    GERMAN COLONIAL SOLDIER   turtle stamp icon

    A German colonial soldier leaning on his rifle with a small tortoise on the ground behind him. The date and purpose of this label are unknown.

    MEDIEVAL SCHOLAR   turtle stamp icon

    A scholar who appears to be from medieval times with a tortoise, a snake, an animal skeleton, and a bird. The date and purpose of this label are unknown.

    P.R. TONGO   turtle stamp icon

    Eleven sheets with four identical labels each, plus a large picture of a turtle in the upper margin. Each label is denominated 10p and inscribed "2011". There is a town in Ghana named Tongo, a town in Sierra Leone named Tongo, and an island belonging to Albania in the Ionian Sea named Tongo, but it is unknown which, if any, of these entities is being referred to by the inscription on the labels.

Main page Last modified:  March 31, 2012