Polish exile government stamps in Stamp Collector

In the September 2019 edition of “Stamp Collector” an article was published on the Polish government-in-exile stamps. The article titled “Poland’s exile issues” tells the story behind both the official exile stamps, produced by the London exile government, and the stamps as produced within wartime Poland for the underground mail.

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Revenue stamps published 30 years apart used on the same day

Recently seen on Ebay (and purchased by the well-known revenue stamp collector Joe Ross): two South Korean documents with tax stamps. In itself, both stamps and the type of document are not particularly special: both stamps were easily available at the counter in South Korea until at least 2014, and unlike many types of documents […]

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The Revenue Stamps of Seoul City (part 3 of 3)

(Part 3 of 3) Like most countries which at one time used revenue stamps, South Korea has a long history of using local revenue stamps. Until the 1970s these local revenue stamps were produced locally, each with a unique design per province or municipality. From 1976 onwards local revenue stamps were produced nationally (with standardized […]

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Annotated Non-Postal Stamp Catalogue of Andryvs Jūrdžs Foundation

Published in 2017 by the Andryvs Jūrdžs Foundation in Latvian (Latgalian) the “Annotated Non-Postal Stamp Catalogue of Andryvs Jūrdžs Foundation” by Zigurds Sviķis shows the non-postal stamps (also known as “cinderellas“) published by Latvians in exile between 1962 and 1992.

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The Revenue Stamps of Seoul City (part 2 of 3)

(Part 2 of 3) Like most countries which at one time used revenue stamps, South Korea has a long history of using local revenue stamps. Until the 1970s these local revenue stamps were produced locally, each with a unique design per province or municipality. From 1976 onwards local revenue stamps were produced nationally (with standardized […]

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The Revenue Stamps of Seoul City (part 1 of 3)

Like most countries which at one time used revenue stamps, South Korea has a long history of using local revenue stamps. Until the 1970s these local revenue stamps were produced locally, each with a unique design per province or municipality. From 1976 onwards local revenue stamps were produced nationally (with standardized designs) by the national […]

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Gangwon-do Education Revenue Stamps

The more you search in (online) Korean archives, the more you will find of course. Here is a discovery from the (Korean) Law Archive regarding education revenue stamps from the Provincial Office of Education (POE) of Gangwon-do (강원도교육청). These stamps were in use from the mid-1990s until 1 January 2013, when they were phased out. 

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Revenue Stamps of The Republic of Uruguay 1915-2005

Two of several catalogues published by Joe Ross are about the revenue stamps of Uruguay. This is the first of these volumes, in this case about the revenue stamps of Uruguay as issued between 1915 and 2005. Published in 2012, the catalogue contains 135 pages of information, lists stamps from 70+ categories of revenue stamps which […]

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