Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Sp

Each "article" in this category is a collection of entries about several stamp issuers, presented in alphabetical order. The entries 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 Postage stamps and postal history of Spain
See also 
Canary Islands

Spanish Guinea

Dates 
1902–1960
Capital 
Santa Isabel
Currency 
100 centimos = 1 peseta
Main Article Postage stamps and postal history of Equatorial Guinea
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 Krajina in 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 Postage stamps and postal history of Sri Lanka
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 Slavonia were incorporated back into Croatia that year while Eastern Slavonia was placed under UN administration and called Sremsko Baranjska Oblast (Srem and Baranya Region).

Stamps were issued soon after Srpska Krajina was proclaimed and continued until the Croatian recovery of Krajina. 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 26 July 1882. In 1885 it was annexed by Britain and incorporated into British Bechuanaland.

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 Postage stamps and postal history of Sudan

Sudetenland

Refer 
Asch (Sudetenland)

Suez Canal Company

During the construction period 1859–69, the company ran a mail service that was taken over by the Egyptian government 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 
Seremban
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 Postage stamps and postal history of Suriname

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 Postage stamps and postal history of Swaziland
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 
Bern
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 inscribed SIMI, 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 Postage stamps and postal history of Syria
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

References

Bibliography

  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, Europe and Colonies 1970, Stanley Gibbons Ltd, 1969
  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, various catalogues
  • Stuart Rossiter & John Flower, The Stamp Atlas, W H Smith, 1989
  • XLCR Stamp Finder and Collector's Dictionary, Thomas Cliffe Ltd, c.1960

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