Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Sp - Sz)


Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Sp - Sz)

Each "article" in this category is in fact a collection of entries about several stamp issuers, presented in alphabetical order. The entries themselves are formulated on the micro model and so provide summary information about all known issuers.

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Spain

;Dates : 1850 -;Capital : Madrid;Currency : (1850) 8 cuartos = 1 real: (1866) 80 cuartos = 100 centimos = 1 escudo: (1867) 1000 milesimas = 100 centimos = 80 cuartos = 1 escudo: (1872) 100 centimos = 1 peseta: (2002) 100 cent = 1 euro

;Main Article Needed :

;See also : Canary Islands

Spanish Guinea

;Dates : 1902 - 1960;Capital : Santa Isabel;Currency : 100 centimos = 1 peseta

;Main Article Needed :

;Includes : Elobey, Annobon & Corisco;: Fernando Poo;: Rio Muni

Spanish Marianas

;Dates : 1898 - 1899;Capital : ;Currency : 100 centimos = 1 peseta

;Refer : Spanish Philippines

;See also : Mariana Islands

Spanish Morocco

;Dates : 1914 - 1956;Capital : Tetuan;Currency : 100 centimos = 1 peseta

;Main Article Needed :

Spanish Philippines

;Dates : 1854 - 1898;Capital : Manila;Currency : (1854) 20 cuartos = 1 real; 8 reales = 1 peso: (1864) 100 centimos = 1 peso: (1871) 100 centimos = 1 escudo: (1872) 100 centimos = 1 peseta: (1876) 1000 milesimas = 100 centavos = 1 peso

;Main Article Needed :

;Includes : Spanish Marianas

Spanish Post Offices Abroad

;Main Article Needed :

;Includes : Morocco (Spanish Post Offices);: Tangier (Spanish Post Office);: Tetuan (Spanish Post Office)

Spanish Sahara

;Dates : 1924 - 1975;Capital : El Aaiun;Currency : 100 centimos = 1 peseta

;Refer : Spanish West Africa

Spanish West Africa

The general issue was for use in Ifni and Spanish Sahara.

;Dates : 1949 - 1951;Currency : 100 centimos = 1 peseta

;Main Article Needed :

;Includes : Cape Juby;: Ifni;: La Aguëra;: Rio de Oro;: Spanish Sahara

Srba Hrvata Slovena

;Refer : Yugoslavia

Sremsko Baranjska Oblast (Croatia)

After Croatia recovered Krajina and Eastern Slavonia from the autonomous republic of Srpska Krajinain 1995, Eastern Slavonia was placed under UN administration and called Sremsko Baranjska Oblast(Srem and Baranya Region). Stamps were issued soon afterwards.

Postal administration was transferred back to Croatia on 19 May 1997 and separate issues ceased at that time.Eastern Slavonia as a whole was incorporated back into the Republic of Croatia on 15 January 1998.

;Dates : 1995 - 1997;Capital : ;Currency : 100 paras = 1 dinar

;Refer : Croatia

;See also : Srpska Krajina (Croatia)

Sri Lanka

;Dates : 1972 -;Capital : Colombo;Currency : 100 cents = 1 rupee

;Main Article Needed :

;See also : Ceylon

Srpska

;Refer : Bosnian Serb Republic

Srpska Krajina (Croatia)

After Croatia declared itself independent of Yugoslavia in 1991, Croatian Serbs in Krajina, Western
Slavonia and Eastern Slavonia proclaimed their allegiance to Yugoslavia and formed the Republic of
Srpska Krajina under UN protection. Elections for a president and parliament were held in January 1994.

In 1995, the Republic of Croatia began to recover the Serb territories. Krajina and Western Slavoniawere incorporated back into Croatia that year while Eastern Slavonia was placed under UN administrationand called Sremsko Baranjska Oblast (Srem and Baranya Region).

Stamps were issued soon after Srpska Krajina was proclaimed and continued until the Croatian recovery ofKrajina. Later issues were made by Sremsko Baranjska Oblast ("q.v.").

;Dates : 1993 - 1995;Capital: ;Currency : 100 paras = 1 dinar

;Refer : Croatia

;See also : Sremsko Baranjska Oblast (Croatia)

Stadt Post Basel

;Refer : Basle

Stampalia

;Refer : Astypalaea


= Stellaland Republic =

A temporary Boer republic was established in Stellaland, which was the area surrounding Vryburg, on 10 January 1883. In 1885 it was annexed by Britain and incorporated into British Bechuanaland on 30 September 1885.

There was one local issue of six stamps on 1 February 1884.

;Dates : 1884 - 1885;Capital : Vryburg;Currency : 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound

;Refer : Cape of Good Hope

;See also : Vryburg

Stockholm

;Dates : 1856 - 1862;Currency : (1855) 48 skilling = 1 riksdaler: (1858) 100 ore = 1 riksdaler

;Refer : Sweden


= Straits Settlements =

;Dates : 1867 - 1942;Capital : Singapore;Currency : 100 cents = 1 dollar

;Includes : Labuan

Strasbourg

;Refer : Council of Europe (Strasbourg)

STT-VUJA/STT-VUJNA

Overprints on Yugoslav stamps issued in Trieste.

;Refer : Trieste (Yugoslav Military Government)

Sudan

Earliest issues were Egyptian stamps overprinted SOUDAN.

;Dates : 1897 -;Capital : Khartoum;Currency : 1000 milliemes = 100 piastres = 1 pound

;Main Article Needed :

Sudetenland

;Refer : Asch (Sudetenland)

Suez Canal Company

During the construction period 1859-1869, the company ran a mail service that was taken over by the Egyptiangovernment in 1868. Some special stamps (unofficial only) were issued in 1868.

;Refer : Egypt

Suidafrika

;Refer : South Africa

Sumatra (Japanese Occupation)

;Dates : 1943 - 1945;Currency : 100 cents = 1 gulden

;Refer : Japanese Occupation Issues

Sungei Ujong

;Dates : 1878 - 1895;Capital : Serembam;Currency : 100 cents = 1 dollar

;Main Article Needed :

;See also : Malaysia

Suomi

;Refer : Finland

Surinam/Suriname

;Dates : 1873 -;Capital : Paramaribo;Currency : 100 cents = 1 gulden

;Main Article Needed :

Sverige

;Refer : Sweden

Swaziland

;Dates : 1933 -;Capital : Mbabane;Currency : (1889) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound: (1961) 100 cents = 1 rand: (1974) 100 cents = 1 lilangeni (note: plural is emalangeni)

;Main Article Needed :

;Includes : Swaziland (Provisional Government)

Swaziland (Provisional Government)

;Dates : 1889 - 1894;Capital : Mbabane;Currency : 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound

;Refer : Swaziland


= Sweden =

;Dates : 1855 -;Capital : Stockholm;Currency : (1855) 48 skilling = 1 riksdaler: (1858) 100 ore = 1 riksdaler: (1875) 100 ore = 1 krona

;Includes : Stockholm

Swiss Cantonal Administration

;Refer : Basle;: Geneva;: Switzerland;: Zurich

Swiss Cantonal Issues

;Main Article Needed :

;Includes : Basle;: Geneva;: Zurich

Swiss PTT

;Refer : United Nations (UN)

Swiss Transitional Issues

;Refer : Geneva;: Switzerland;: Zurich


= Switzerland =

;Dates : 1850 -;Capital : Berne;Currency : (1850) 100 rappen = 1 franken: (1862) 100 centimes = 1 franc

;See also : Swiss Cantonal Issues

Syme

Italian colony in the Dodecanese which used the general EGEO issues and had its own stamps inscribedSIMI, the Italian (and Greek) name of the island.

;Dates : 1912 - 1932;Capital : Simi;Currency : 100 centesimi = 1 lira

;Refer : Aegean Islands (Dodecanese)

Syria

;Dates : 1924 -;Capital : Damascus;Currency : 100 centimes = 1 piastre

;Main Article Needed :

;See also : United Arab Republic (UAR)

Syria (French Occupation)

Issues in both Egyptian and Syrian currency overprinted TEO or OMF.

;Dates : 1919 - 1924;Currency : (1919) 40 paras = 10 milliemes = 1 piastre: (1920) 100 centimes = 1 piastre

;Refer : French Occupation Issues

Szechwan

;Dates : 1933 only;Currency : 100 cents = 1 dollar

;Refer : Chinese Provinces

Szeged

;Dates : 1919 only;Capital : Szeged;Currency : 100 filler = 1 korona

;Main Article Needed :

;See also : Hungary

Sources

* Stanley Gibbons Ltd: various catalogues
* [http://www.jl.sl.btinternet.co.uk/stampsite/home.html Encyclopaedia of Postal History]
* Stuart Rossiter & John Flower: "The Stamp Atlas"


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