||Our API-PHILA homepage is a non commercial site and is the start of an online
catalogue for collectors of this magnificent topic.
We try to show so much as possible of this wonderful stamps, but many stamps are
missing. So we are looking alway for
partners worldwide who are able to send us missing stamps by mail as a .jpg-file
We are searching also any kind of FDC, covers or special cancellations
showing bee or motives of bee-keeping like hives.
Maybe you can help us
This website includes images of
issues which have no official status and as such are not recognised by
They are known collectively as "Cinderellas". They are
not listed in the stamp catalogues, and you are strongly advised not to
purchase such issues.
to use ?
At the moment we have not a complete English
version, but it is very easy to navigate in this site with the following
Country-List is the heart of our project:
There are six columns:
No. 1: the flag of the country
No. 2: the name of the country (german / english) by the order of the
No. 3: link to the country-side showing postal stamps
No. 4: link to the country-side showing first day cover
No. 5: link to the country-side showing special cancellation / postmarks
No. 6: link to the country-side showing different kind of special items
: english speaking informations about the country
some entrys you will find colored dots. This dots are helping you to see,
witch changings are happened until the last update.
= complete new page
front of flag = this contry is
the first time listet
= new image(s) on this
= changed image(s) on
the list ]
Each page has an own
On top you find the
country name (german / english), the flag and a navigation bar
(german / english).
|[ Marken ] [ Stamps]
|[ FDC ]
||First day covers
|[ Stempel ] [Cancels]
|| cancellations like
firstday cancelx, special cancels or meter stamps
|[ Specials ]
||covers, maxi-cards, sheets
|[ Club ]
||link to the Swedish
bee stamp collectors club (in different languages)
|[ Postverwaltung ] [
||link to the
appropriate postal gouverment
May be some links are not aktive at
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