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Birds of the World Postage Stamps

Posted by Alix on 8 October 2008

Commenter MadSilence pointed out this website lately – Birds of the World on Postage Stamps . I know next to nothing about philateley but this appears to be a pretty comprehensive collection of stamp images of birds. Stamp design seems fairly conservative – they tend to feature a traditional nature art kind of image on the whole, though some do feature photographs.

The design is rather web 1.0 and the navigation is a bit confusing but nonetheless you can search for stamps by country and by bird species, and find loads of great stuff. My only complaint is that it doesn’t seem possible to view a large version of the images (but then again, stamps aren’t exactly large in reality!)

Here’s a selection:

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