Essentials

Countries which ones issued stamps but no longer do,
or have merged & changed their status are termed in philately as Dead Countries.


Country Start Date End Date   Country Start Date End Date
A
Belgian Congo 1886 1960
Abu Dhabi 1964 1972 Bergedorf 1861 1868
Aden 1937 1965 Berlin 1948 1990
Aegean Island 1912 1947 Baifra 1968 1970
Afars & Issas 1967 1977 Bohemia and Moravia 1939 1945
Aguera 1920 1924 Bophuthatswana 1977 1994
Ajman 1964 1972 Bremen 1855 1868
Alouites 1925 1930 British Bechuanaland 1886 1898
Alexanderstadt 1941 1942 British Central Africa 1891 1908
Alexandria 1899 1931 British Columbia 1860 1871
Alsace and Lorraine 1870 1941 British East Africa 1890 1903
Anjouan 1892 1941 British Guiana 1850 1966
Annam and Tonkin 1888 1892  British Honduras 1866 1973
Azerbaijan (Iranian) 1945 1946 Brunswick 1852 1868
B
Buenos Aires 1858 1864
Baden 1851 1949 Burgos 1936 1938
Bamra 1888 1894
C
Bangkok 1882 1885 Cabo Gracias a Dios 1904 1912
Base Atlantica 1943 1944 Cadiz 1936 1937
Basutoland 1933 1966 Calimno 1912 1932
Batum 1919 1920 Canal Zone 1904 1979
Bavaria 1849 1920 Canary Islands 1936 1939
Bechuanaland 1888 1966 Cape Juby 1916 1948
Beirut 1909 1914 Cape of Good Hope 1853 1904