Lithuania #848b (2007)

The Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country located in Northern Europe between latitudes 53° and 57° N, and mostly between longitudes 21° and 27° E (part of the Curonian Spit lies west of 21°). One of the three Baltic states, it is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. It is bordered by Latvia … Continue reading Lithuania #848b (2007)

Kenya #601 (1994)

Kenya #601 (1994)

The Republic of Kenya (Jamhuri ya Kenya in Kiswahili) is a country in Africa and a founding member of the East African Community (EAC). Its capital and largest city is Nairobi. Kenya’s territory lies on the equator and overlies the East African Rift covering a diverse and expansive terrain that extends roughly from Lake Victoria to Lake Turkana (formerly called Lake Rudolf) and further south-east to … Continue reading Kenya #601 (1994)

Isle of Jethou B&F #10 (1961)

Isle of Jethou B&F #10 (1961)

The Isle of Jethou lies somewhat centrally in the Channel Islands three miles east of Guernsey and 500 yards south of Herm Island. Unlike the largely autonomous islands of Sark and Alderney within the Bailiwick, Jethou is administered entirely by the States of Guernsey, and elects members to the States of Deliberation as part of the St. Peter Port South electoral district. The island of Jethou … Continue reading Isle of Jethou B&F #10 (1961)

Ajman #C9 (1965)

Ajman #C9 (1965)

Ajman is the smallest of seven emirates, formerly known as the Trucial States, centrally located on the western coast of the present-day United Arab Emirates in eastern Arabia.  In 1948, the British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia were set up to provide postal services to countries in the region with mail processed in Dubai using stamps issued for the Trucial States.  The first post office … Continue reading Ajman #C9 (1965)