Postage Stamps of Asian Countries

Long an area of intrigue and interest to many of the worlds' stamp collectors, today the advancing economies of the countries of Asia offer collectors a rich source of classic and modern issues. The definition of Asia and which countries are included is a topic of debate in the world of geography and thus stamp collecting. We have chosen to put the countries of the Middle East in a separate category and also those countries of Australasia (Oceania) beyond Indonesia.

Browse our stamp inventory by country, using the 'category listing' in the left column of this page, or check out our less well organized listing of surprises and bargains below.

Stamps of the Peoples Republic of China

The Peoples Republic of China Stamp Market has been one of the most active areas of philately for the past several years. The increased prosperity of the people of China and given rise to a large new group of collectors and they want the stamps of their country. And they should, as they have produced some very attractive stamps over the years of the PRC governance.

Stamps Issues of The Republic of China - Taiwan

The Republic of China, on the island of Taiwan (formerly known as "Formosa") has issued stamps since 1950 after the Communist Forces occupied the Chinese Mainland and formed the PRC. An important element in the Republic of China's continued independence and maintenance of an identify as an independent and prosperous member of the international community has been its stamp production.

Stamps Issues of The Koreas

The Koreas are a divided country with the Peoples Democratic Republic to the north and South Korea to the south. The first stamps of Korea were issued in 1884. After Korea was annexed by Japan in 1910, the Japanese government took over postal services and brought Japanese stamps for use in Korea. Korean stamps began again with liberation from Japan in 1946. With the separation of Korea into North and South, each maintain their postal services to this day.

Stamps of Hong Kong

Hong Kong produced a terrific legacy of philately with stamps of the British Crown Colony beginning with the popular Queen Victoria issues of 1862 through 1898. The Reign of King Edward VII followed with issues from 1903 through the issue of 1931-37. What followed is the modern era continuing still today.
Hong Kong #938-39, #939a FDC
Code: HK938-39-39aFDC
Price: $5.00
Hong Kong #938-39, #939a FDC Two HongKong Post First Day Covers for the Dragon Boat Race of 2001.... more info
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Scott British Orient 1882-1993 Pages
Code: 275BOR1
Price: $59.99
Scott Great Britain Offices Abroad Scott Specialty Series Album Pages: British Orient 1882-1993 (115... more info
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Scott Ceylon-Sri Lanka Album 1857-2018 with two 3-Ring Binders
Code: 622SET
Price: $290.99
Scott Specialized Album - Sri Lanka covering 1857 through 2018 with 2 3-Ring Binders, flysheets and la... more info
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Scott Peoples Republic of China Album to 2018 with 3 3-Ring Binders
Code: 520SET
Price: $498.99
Complete Coverage for the issues of China PRC This complete album package includes: SCOTT Peoples Rep... more info
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Scott Republic of China -Taiwan Album to 2018 with 2 3-Ring Binders
Code: 530SET
Price: $379.99
Republic of China featuring Scott Specialty Illustrated Pages This comprehensive album includes pages ... more info
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Scott Korea Album to 2018 with 2 3-Ring Binders
Code: 515SET
Price: $279.99
Scott Specialized Album - Korea covering 1884-2018 in 319 Scott Specialty Series album pages. Also in... more info
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Scott Malaysia Album to 1867-2018 with 2 3-Ring Binders
Code: 620SET
Price: $349.99
Scott Specialized Album - Malaysia 1867-2018 with 2 3-Ring Binders, flysheets and labels Matching Slip... more info
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Scott Nepal Album to 2018 with a 3-Ring Binder
Code: 621SET
Price: $139.99
Scott Specialized Album - Nepal covering 1881-2018 in 111 Scott Specialty Series album pages. The set ... more info
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Scott Singapore Album 1948-2018 with one 3-Ring Binders
Code: 275SNGSET
Price: $329.99
" Scott Specialized Album - Singapore This complete Singapore Album covering 1948-2018 in Scott Special... more info
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Scott International PRC 1949-1972 The Embargo Years
Code: 800PC72
Price: $44.95
Scott International Album Pages 1949-1972 The Embargo Years An embargo kept stamps of the Peoples Repu... more info
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Japan TB Charity Seals
Code: CN-JAPANSEALS
Price: $20.00
Japan TB Charity Seals group of 6 panes dating from 1952 to the stamps of 1957-58... more info
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