Virtual Stamp Collection

Virtual Stamp Collection

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Bowman, Quebec / This is an extension of the project started on the Grose Educational Media site (http://www.groseducationalmedia.ca/vsc/) in 2003 to demonstrate the educational
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This "War Purposes Contribution" label was for voluntary donations to support the war effort. In this sense they are different from the compulsory "War Tax" stamps issued to support the war effort in the First World War. Five and ten cent denominations were produced in 1941. They were placed on the front of the envelope where they often received postal cancellations or sometimes on the back of envelopes as seals. The labels also exist with a red "V" for Victory overprint.  Source…

This "War Purposes Contribution" label was for voluntary donations to support the war effort. In this sense they are different from the compulsory "War Tax" stamps issued to support the war effort in the First World War. Five and ten cent denominations were produced in 1941. They were placed on the front of the envelope where they often received postal cancellations or sometimes on the back of envelopes as seals. The labels also exist with a red "V" for Victory overprint. Source…

Remote Penrhyn Island in the Cook Islands used overprinted definitives from New Zealand for its first stamps.

Remote Penrhyn Island in the Cook Islands used overprinted definitives from New Zealand for its first stamps.

On July 15, 1982 Grenda issued "Official" stamps by overprinting regular issues "P.R.G." (People's Revolutionary Government).  Slightly more than a year later Maurice Bishop's New Jewel Movement Government collapsed and the United States invaded Grenada.

On July 1982 Grenda issued "Official" stamps by overprinting regular issues "P. Slightly more than a year later Maurice Bishop's New Jewel Movement Government collapsed and the United States invaded Grenada.

These are charity stamps, not postage, but  for the benefit of PTT. There were 67 different issues from 1938 to 1966 listed in old catalogs like Maury.

These are charity stamps, not postage, but for the benefit of PTT. There were 67 different issues from 1938 to 1966 listed in old catalogs like Maury.

The Universal Postal Union coordinates international postal systems.

Welcome to the public Website of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the United Nations specialized agency for the postal sector.

This is the site of the Ottawa Philatelic Society.

This is the site of the Ottawa Philatelic Society.

A YouTube video introducing Gibbons Stamp Monthly.

A YouTube video introducing Gibbons Stamp Monthly.

American Philatelist is the journal of the American Philatelic Society.

American Philatelist is the journal of the American Philatelic Society.

The American Philatelic Society

May 7 is national stamp collecting day. lots of great info and fun activities relating to Stamp Collecting.