Stamp Identification Charts For Beginners


For the beginners in stamp collecting, here is a chart that I have compiled to identify some of the common stamps. I hope you will find it easy to use, and helpful. Please bookmark this page now, as you may have to come back to this page again and again as your collection grows.

Words printed on stamp
Country name
Words printed on stamp
Country name
Algerie
Algeria
Norge
Norway
Belgie Belgique
Belgium
Pilipinas
Philippines
Brasil
Brazil
Polska
Poland
CCCP
USSR (Russia)
Posta Romana
Romania
Ceskoslovensko
Czechoslovakia
Poste Italiane
Italy
Cote d'Ivoire
Ivory Coast
Poste Republica Italiana
Italy
Danmark
Denmark
Republik Osterreich
Austria
DDR
Germany, Democratic Republic
Republika Hrvatska
Croatia
Deutsche Bundespost
Germany, Federal Republic
Republique Francaise
France
Deutschland
Germany, Allied Occupation
Republique Tunisienne
Tunisia
Eire
Ireland
Royaume Du Maroc
Morocco
Espana
Spain
RSA
South Africa
Hellas
Greece
Shqipenia
Albania
Helvetia
Switzerland
Slovenija
Slovenia
Italia
Italy
Slovensko
Slovakia
Jugoslavija
Yugoslavia
Suomi
Finland
Liban
Lebanon
Sverige
Sweden
Lietuva
Lithuania
SWA
South West Africa
Magyar Posta
Hungary
Turkiye Cumhuriyeti
Turkey
Malagasy
Madagascar
U.A.E.
United Arab Emirates
Nederland
Netherlands (Holland)
U.A.R.
United Arab Republic
Nippon
Japan
Y.A.R.
Yemen (Arab Republic)
No Name
(King's/Queen's
head shown)
Great Britain
Y.C.P.P.
Ukraine

Here is more help for the new worldwide stamp collectors. The above chart is for absolute beginners. Those with more varieties of stamps, and some experience, will get more identification help from the following listing.

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C

D

E

F

G

H

I

K

L

M

N

P

R

S

T

U

V

Z

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