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 entities[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bermuda[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Canada[edit]

China, People's Republic of[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Honduras[edit]

India[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Japan[edit]

Libya[edit]

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

Malta[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

The Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Romania[edit]

  • Cap de bour – Issued by the principality of Moldavia in 1858

Russia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Sweden[edit]

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

Switzerland[edit]

Uganda[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Falkland Islands[edit]

Gibraltar[edit]

United States[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Former political entities[edit]

British Guiana[edit]

Ceylon[edit]

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

Confederate States of America[edit]

  • CSA #10 – Rarest Confederate Stamp

Kingdom of Hawaii[edit]

State of Buenos Aires[edit]

Western Australia (British colony)[edit]

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