Last modified on 31 March 2011, at 09:18

World Stamp Catalogue/Stamp Identifier

Stamp IdentifierEdit

Find the text or symbol on your stamp in the list below. Click on the country name to find your stamp. At the bottom of the list are text and symbols in languages without a Western alphabet including Russian and Chinese. Help identifying stamps with no text or symbols is also found at the bottom.


Abu Dhabi - see both Abu Dhabi and United Arab Emirates

Acores - Azores

Aden - Yemen

A.E.F. - French Equatorial Africa

Afars & Issas - Djibouti

Afrique Equatoriale Francaise - French Equatorial Africa

Afrique Occie Francaise - French West Africa

Algerie or Algerienne - Algeria

Amsterdam / Te Betalen - The Netherlands

Andorre - Andorra

A R E - Egypt

B H - Belize

Basutoland - Lesotho

Bechuanaland - Botswana

Belgique Belgie or Belgie Belgique - Belgium

Biafra - Nigeria

Böhmen Und Mähren - Czechoslovakia

Bophuthatswana - South Africa

Br. Solomon Is. - Solomon Islands

Br. Virgin Is. - British Virgin Islands

Brasil - Brazil

British Guiana - Guyana

British Honduras - Belize

British Solomon Islands - Solomon Islands

Bs.As.Rep.Arg. - Argentina

Burma - Myanmar

CCCP - Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics (Also Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) |

C F A - Reunion

Cabo Verde - Cape Verde

Cambodge - Cambodia

Cameroun - Cameroon

Cayman W.I. - Cayman Islands

Ceska Republica - Czech Republic

Ceskoslovensko - Czechoslovakia

Ceylon - Sri Lanka

Chra./Aut. No. 1 - Norway

Ciskei - South Africa

Comores - Comoros Islands

Congo/ Belge / Belgisch - Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo (alone) - Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo, Repubique Democratique - Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo, Republique Du - Peoples Republic of Congo

Congo, Republique Ppaire/ Rep Pop - Peoples Republic of Congo

Correios Do Estado Da India - Portuguese India

Cote D’ivoire - Ivory Coast

Cote Du Somali - Djibouti

Cote Francaise Des Somalis - Djibouti

Curacao - Netherlands Antilles

Dahomey - Benin

Dai Nippon Teikoku Yubin - Indonesia

D’Andorre - Andorra

Danmark - Denmark

Danzig - Poland

Deutsche Bundespost - Germany

Deutsche Post - Germany

Deutsche Reichpost - Germany

Deutsches Bundespost/ Saarland - Germany

Deutsches Reich - Germany

Deutsches Reich or Reichpost with Austrian town mark - Austria

Deutschland - Germany

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Eesti - Estonia

Egypte - Egypt

Eire or Eireann - Ireland

Empire Centrafricain - Central African Republic

Espana - Spain

Espanola - Spain

Estado Da India - Portuguese India

Federated Malay States - Malaysia

Føroyar - Faroe Islands

Franquia - Portugal

Funchal - Madeira Islands

Gabonaise - Gabon

Gebühr Bezahlt - Germany

General-Gouvernement - Poland

Gold Coast - Ghana

Grønland - Greenland

Guine-Bissau - Guinea Bissau

Guinea Ecua - Equatorial Guinea

Guinee - Guinea

Harare - Zimbabwe

Haute Volta - Burkina Faso

Hellas - Greece

Helvetia - Switzerland

Hrvatska - Croatia

Hyderabad - India

India - India

Indochine - French Indochina

Island - Iceland

Italiane - Italy

Jamahiriya - Libya

Jamaica with Grand Cayman W.I. in the town mark - Cayman Islands

Jugoslavija or Jugosllavia - Yugoslavia

K S A - Saudi Arabia

Katanga - Dem Rep of Congo

Kenya Uganda - East African Community

Kenya Uganda Tanganyika - East African Community

Kenya Uganda Tanzania - East African Community

Kgl. Post Øre Porto - Denmark

Kibris - Cyprus

L A R - Libya

Lao - Laos

Latvija or Latvijas - Latvia

Liban - Lebanon

Lietuva or Lietuvos - Lithuania

Luxemburg - Luxembourg

Macau - Macao

Magyar Posta - Hungary

Magyarorszag - Hungary

Makedonija - Macedonia

Malagasy - Madagascar

Malaya - Malaysia

Malgache - Madagascar

Maroc - Morocco

Mauritanie - Mauritania

Mocambique - Mozambique

Nationes Unies - United Nations

Ned-Indie or Ned.Indie - Indonesia

Nederlandse Antillen - Netherlands Antilles

Nederland - The Netherlands

Nederlands-Nieuw-Guinea - Indonesia

New Hebrides - Vanuatu

Nippon - Japan

Nlle Caledonie - New Caledonia

Noreg or Norge - Norway

North Borneo - Malaysia

Northern Rhodesia - Zambia

Nyasaland - Malawi

N Z - New Zealand

Offentlig Sak - Norway

Oslo - Norway

Österreich - Austria

P. I. Postage - Philippines

Pakkepost/ Porto Betalt - Norway

Pakketpos/ Parcel Post - South Africa

Pilipinas - Philippines

Poczta - Poland

Polska - Poland

Polynesie Francaise - French Polynesia

Post Na Mbeart - Ireland

Postas Ioctha - Ireland

Postes Francais with Algerian town mark - Algeria

Principaute D’Andorre or Pte D’Andorre - Andorra

R A E - Egypt

R A U - Egypt

R D C - Dem Rep of Congo

Refugee/ Relief - India

Republica Dominica - Dominican Republic

Republica Portuguesa/ Correio De Angola - Angola

Republique Centrafricaine - Central African Republic

Republique Democratique Du Congo - Peoples Rep of Congo

Republique Du Congo - Peoples Rep of Congo

Republique Francaise - France

Republique Francaise Alger or Algerie - Algeria

Republique Francaise C F A - Reunion

Republique Francaise Postes with Algerian town mark - Algeria

Republique Francaise with Andorre La Vieille in the town mark - Andorra

Republique Francaise with Mayotte in the town mark - Mayotte

Rhodesia - Zimbabwe

Romana - Romania

R M - Moldova

R M I - Marshall Islands

R.O. Del U. - Uruguay

R O P - Palau

Rwandaise - Rwanda

S.A.D.C. - Singapore

S. Marino - San Marino

Saar - Germany

Saargebiet - Germany

Saarland - Germany

Sabah Malaysia - Malaysia

St. Christopher Nevis Anguilla - Saint Kitts And Nevis

St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla - Saint Kitts And Nevis

Salisbury - Zimbabwe

Samoa - Western Samoa

Saorstat Eireann - Ireland

Sarawak - Malaysia

Serbien - Serbia

Serpost - Peru

Servico Postal Militar - Portugal

Siam - Thailand

Slovenija - Slovenia

Slovensko - Slovakia

South Arabia, Federation Of - Yemen

South West Africa or Southwest Africa - Namibia

Southern Rhodesia - Zimbabwe

Southern Yemen, Peoples Republic - Yemen

Speed Post/ Rupees - India

Splaj - Libya

Straits Settlements - Malaysia

Suidafrika or Suid Afrika - South Africa

Suidwesafrika or Suidwes Afrika - Namibia

Sverige - Sweden

Syrian AR - Syria

Syrienne - Syria

Tanganyika - East African Community

Tanzania Uganda Kenya - East African Community

Taxe Percue / Chengdu - China, Peoples Republic (Mainland)

Tchad - Chad

Te’betalen/ Port - The Netherlands

Ter Frs Afars Et Issas - Djibouti

Togolaise - Togo

Transkei - South Africa

Tunisie - Tunisia

Turk Postalari - Turkey

Turkiye - Turkey

U A E - United Arab Emirates

U A R - Egypt

U.S. Postage - United States Of America

Vaticane - Vatican City

Venda - South Africa

Vereinte Nationen - United Nations

Virgin Islands (British) - British Virgin Islands

Volta - Burkina Faso

Voltaique - Burkina Faso

Windhoek - Namibia

Ykpihi - Ukraine

Zaire - Dem Rep of Congo

Zentraler Kurierdienst - Germany