Kingdom of Serbia #69 (1903)

The Kingdom of Serbia (Краљевина Србија — Kraljevina Srbija), often rendered as Servia in English sources during the time of its existence, was created when Prince Milan I of Serbia, ruler of the Principality of Serbia, was proclaimed king in 1882. It was located in south-eastern Europe bounded by Romania and Bulgaria to the east, the Austrian-Hungarian Empire to the north, Greece to the south, … Continue reading Kingdom of Serbia #69 (1903)

Albania #1057 (1967)

Albania #1057 (1967)

Albania is a republic in southeast Europe, bordering on the Adriatic Sea.  It’s location — adjacent to Greece, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Kosovo as well as across the Adriatic from the heel of the boot of Italy — has made it a prime spot for invasion.  As a part of the Ottoman Empire, Albania used Turkish stamps from 1870 to 1913 with the first stamps bearing its … Continue reading Albania #1057 (1967)