List of postage stamps

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This is a list of postage stamps that are especially notable in some way, often due to antiquity or a postage stamp error. Among the best-known stamps are:

Current political entitiesEdit

AustriaEdit

BelgiumEdit

BermudaEdit

BrazilEdit

CanadaEdit

ChinaEdit

Hong KongEdit

FinlandEdit

FranceEdit

GermanyEdit

HondurasEdit

IndiaEdit

IrelandEdit

ItalyEdit

JamaicaEdit

JapanEdit

LibyaEdit

  • "Khadafi" 1986 – Ordinary set of 12 stamps; error in design resulted in its withdraw from circulation hours after being issued on 1 January 1986
  • "Khadafi Prize" 1994 – Minisheet of 16 stamps; errors in design resulted in them not being released and instead substituted with a correct mini sheet on 31 December 1994

MaltaEdit

MauritiusEdit

The NetherlandsEdit

New ZealandEdit

PhilippinesEdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

Russian EmpireEdit

RSFSREdit

  • Consular poltinnik [ru] (1922) – A rare 50-kopeck Russian consular tax stamp with Air Post and 1,200m overprint; estimated 50–75 specimens in existence; overprint type IV occurs only twice per setting of 25, hence only four can exist
  • R.S.F.S.R. Definitives tête-bêche block (1922) – 7,500-ruble blue, horizontal watermark, gutter tête-bêche block of four; possibly unique
  • 70r Red Army Soldier error (1922) – 70-ruble perforated 12.5 or imperforate orange red error; position 72 in part of the issue; 4 imperforate specimens known

Soviet UnionEdit

 
The 1932 Personalised Kartonka

South AfricaEdit

SwedenEdit

  • Treskilling Yellow – Unique error, world's record auction sales price for a postage stamp

SwitzerlandEdit

UgandaEdit

United KingdomEdit

Falkland IslandsEdit

GibraltarEdit

United StatesEdit

UruguayEdit

Former political entitiesEdit

British GuianaEdit

CeylonEdit

  • Dull Rose – A 4 pence denomination issued on 23 April 1859, considered the most valuable stamp of Ceylon

Confederate States of AmericaEdit

  • CSA #10 – Rarest Confederate stamp

Kingdom of HawaiiEdit

State of Buenos AiresEdit

Western Australia (British colony)Edit

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