Postage stamps and postal history of Luxembourg

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1923 Stamps of Luxembourg
An 1883 25c telegraph stamp of Luxembourg

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Luxembourg.

Luxembourg is a landlocked country in western Europe, bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany. Luxembourg has a population of over half a million people in an area of approximately 2,586 square kilometres (999 sq mi).

First stamps[edit]

Luxembourg issued its first stamps on 15 September 1852. The stamps were issued in both Belgian and Prussian currency but later issues were issued only in Belgian currency.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rossiter, Stuart & John Flower. The Stamp Atlas. London: Macdonald, 1986, p. 60. ISBN 0-356-10862-7

Further reading[edit]

  • Luxembourg Postal History: An Introduction: The Early Days of the Postal Service by C. S. Holder, 1998.

External links[edit]

Media related to Stamps of Luxembourg at Wikimedia Commons