Recent AAT issue features map of Antarctica

On September 19, 2017, Australia Post issued a set of three stamps and a mini-sheet recognizing the cultural heritage of the Australian Antarctic Territory. The issue focuses on cultural artifacts from three key historical periods relating to Antarctica, which we refer to as the “exploration era”, “interwar era” and “postwar era”. Each artifact also represents […]

Recent New Issues from French Overseas Territories

France Post has issued some recent Overseas Territory (France d’outre-mer) issues that will be of interest to fellow CartoPhilatelists.

French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF/FSAT), Issues of 2018-01-02.

France (TAAF/FSAT) 2018-01-02 issue 1

France (TAAF/FSAT) 2018-01-02 issue 2

France (TAAF/FSAT) 2018-01-02 issue 3

Saint Pierre and Miquelon (2017-11-13)

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Argentina Marks 50th Anniversary of Antarctic Expendition

Some recent issues from Argentina have come to our attention over the past few weeks. Thank you for your submissions. There has been some information on the new web store site from Argentine Post. If you have additional information or links, please tell us.

Argentina 2015-03-09, 50th Anniversary of South Pole Expedition

On March […]

Recent New Issues from Chile

Some recent issues from South America have come to our attention over the past few weeks. It has been difficult to find detailed information and also official postal issuing agency links for these items. If have additional information or links, please tell us.

The first issue is from Chile Post and is a set of […]

Japan: Antarctic Treaty 50th Anniversary Issue

Japan 2011-06-23

On June 23, 2011, Japan Post issued a sheet of 10 stamps marking the 50th anniversary of the start of the Antarctic Treaty. Ratified on December 1, 1959, the treaty went into force on June 23, 1961. The sheet from Japan contains five map 80JPY denomination stamps, of a common design, […]

Norway: Amundsen South Pole Centennial Issue Contains Route Map

Norway 2011-04

In April 2011, Norway Post issued a two stamp set commemorating the centennial of Roald Amundsen’s discovery of the South Pole, on December 14, 1911. The second stamp, 17.00 nok, shows Amundsen’s ship the Fram, along with a group of sled dogs. In the background of the stamp, a map of […]