The brand new 6-volume Stamps of the World Catalogue lists stamps from every country with colour illustrations by date of issue with values provided for used and mint stamps and helpful introductory notes to guide the reader through.Covers stamps of the entire world
This world-leading simplified catalogue provides the perfect reference material for dealers and collectors alike. It is easy-to-use with illustrated descriptions of all the world’s stamps with an accurate assessment of their current market values.
Why buy the set of 6 Stamps of the World catalogues?
Easy-to-use simplified listings
Illustrated in colour throughout with over 170,000 images
Thousands of stamps throughout Stamps of the World have been re-priced, both mint and used
Over 2500 new stamps and 800 images added since 2012 edition
Stamps are now listed in face value order for ease of use
Having problems with stamp identification? Read our extensive article packed with helpful information
Introductory information, including full contents listings and a complete guide to entries giving full detail of what every listing means
Stamps of the World contains helpful information on the currencies appearing on stamps, descriptions of the designs, descriptions of surcharges and overprints, paper colour, stamp colours, se-tenant pairs, miniature sheets, and appendices with brief listings of stamps not fulfilling the conditions for full catalogue listing.
As well as postage stamps, the catalogue lists postage due stamps, parcel post stamps, official stamps, express and special delivery stamps, charity and compulsory tax stamps, newspaper and journal stamps, printer matter stamps, registration stamps, acknowledgement of receipt stamps, late fee and too late stamps, military post stamps, recorded message stamps and personal delivery stamps.
Extensive re-pricing of the following countries has taken place since the previous edition:
• Great Britain
• All Commonwealth and British Empire Countries for the period 1840-1970
• Channel Islands
• Isle of Man
• China, People’s Republic
• China – Taiwan
• Hong Kong
• Czech Republic
• Indian Ocean: British Indian Ocean Territory, Maldive Islands, Mauritius, Seychelles
• Southern and Central Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
• Leeward Islands: Anguilla, Antigua, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis
In addition, all new issues for all countries received since the previous edition are listed and priced.