Every Stamp Tells a Story

Treasures of the World

International Treasures

Discover Famous and Extraordinary Stamps from Around the World

International Treasures exhibit
International Treasures exhibition
1p Seated Hope single, 1861
1p Seated Hope single, 1861

What makes these objects treasures? They tell incredible stories and connect with important events in world history. Some are very scarce or have errors made during production. A few represent “firsts” in the history of philately.

Explore these philatelic treasures from 24 countries.

What special story or feature makes each one great?