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Nagorno Karabakh
See: Mountainous Karabagh

Region of Azerbaijan

See: Commonwealth of Independent States

data needed

Agent: (none known)
Azerbaijan Dealers Directory



NAM Post

(With Online Shop)

Corporate entrance.. (c.2014)

"Philatelic counters are available at all Head Post Offices..."

Namibia Stamp Centre (c.2000-2014)
Nambia Post Ltd.
Private Bag 13336
Windhoek, Namibia

  • Tel : +264 61 201 3097/99 /53 (c.2014)
  • Tel : +264 61 201-3107 (Linn's: 264 61 201 3098 c.2000)
  • Fax : +264 61 25-9467 (c.2000-2014)
  • Philatelic: philately@nampost & sales5nsc@nampost (c.2014)

    Official Agents List: (cc)

  • Eastgate, .za
  • Herrick, .us
  • Philart SA, .de
  • International; .hk
  • Crown Agents, .uk
    from older list? (the 'cc' above) :
  • Pacific Rim, .us
  • Hansen, .no
  • Philatelic MO, .tw
  • Druce, .au
  • South Africa Post .za
    See Also: Nampost's Namibia Dealers List (cc: #1, #2, #3)

    Our Namibia Dealers Directory
  • "The word “philately” is the English version of the French word "philatélie", coined by Georges Herpin in 1864. Herpin stated that stamps had been collected and studied for the previous six or seven years and a better name was required for the new hobby than timbromanie, which was disliked. He took the Greek root word 'phil' or 'philo', meaning an attraction or affinity for something, and ateleia, meaning "exempt from duties and taxes" to form "philatelie". The introduction of postage stamps meant that the receipt of letters was now free of charge, whereas before stamps it was normal for postal charges to be paid by the recipient of a letter.

    The alternative terms "timbromania", "timbrophily" and "timbrology" gradually fell out of use as philately gained acceptance during the 1860s.


    Collecting stamps is also an excellent hobby for the younger generation. Children very often inherit stamp collections from grandparents or other members of the family and do not know what to do with it. NamPost Philately is currently busy with a programme whereby schoolchildren are educated in managing their stamp collections. The general idea is to encourage them to collect and to enjoy the hobby!


    It is recognised that stamps are economical and effective ambassadors for the country of origin, that their design is part of national heritage, that stamps play an important role in the education of the young, and that mutual recognition of national symbols through philately can lead to a greater cultural understanding amongst nations."

    (From NamPost's About Philaely)


    Philatelic Bureau
    G.P.O., Nauru Isl.
    Republic of Nauru
    Central Pacific

    Date of Nauru's entry into the UPU: 17-04-1969
    Member: Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU) thread on: Nauru Philatelic Bureau

    Agents: Crown Agents, IGPC





    Nauru Dealers Directory
    Officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia in the South Pacific.

    Settled by Micronesian and Polynesian least 3,000 years ago, Nauru was annexed and claimed as a colony by the German Empire in the late 19th century. After World War I, Nauru became a League of Nations mandate administered by Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. During World War II, Nauru was occupied by Japanese troops, who were bypassed by the Allied advance across the Pacific. After the war ended, the country entered into trusteeship again. Nauru gained its independence in 1968. . . .

    In 2008, Nauru recognised Kosovo as an independent country, and in 2009 Nauru became the fourth country, after Russia, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, to recognise Abkhazia, a breakaway region of Georgia.

    (From Wikipedia)



    Nepal Postal Services UPU, APPU

    Dillibazar, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Po. Box. 44601

  • Phone: +977-1-4411353
  • Fax: +977-1-4414688
  • [email protected]...
  • Post Codes of Nepal (cc)
    Nepal Philatelic Bureau (c.2000)
    Postal Service Dept.
    Katmandu, Nepal

    Nepal Philatelic Bureau
    Sundhaa, Katmandu, Nepal
    UPU Int'l Affairs: (c.2000)
    G.P.O., Sundhara
  • Téléphone (+977 1) 223 585
  • Téléphone (+977 1) 228 218
  • Téléphone (+977 1) 227 499
  • Téléfax (+977 1) 225 145
    Agent: Nepal Phil. Soc.

    Nepal Dealers Directory
  • Nepal Post is considered as one of the oldest governmental service organizations in the country, which started postal services formally through the post offices for the first time in 1878 AD . . . It was called Nepal Hulak Ghar (General Post Office) . . . It was started from Kathmandu for dealing with letters . . . After three years, Nepal Hulak Ghar had expanded to 43 post offices in different parts of the country.

    . . .

    As the post has had the crucial role in uniting the family, friendship and diversity of the country together, it was the only reliable and dependable means of communications and was deep rooted in Nepalese society until 1950 A.D.

    After the termination of Rana regime, with the dawn of democracy in 1951, successive efforts were made for the expansion and development of postal services. By that time, there were 124 post offices in operation. Following the emergence of democratic polity in 1951 this sector deserved greater priority for its development and expansion, and this resulted into fabulous increment having 3,997 post offices altogether. . .

    Today, Postal Services Department is one of the largest employer organizations in Nepal which works under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MOIC).

    (From Nepal Postal Service's 'About Us")


    Netherlands, The


    PTT Post (c.2000)
    De Filatelie Versamelservice
    Box 30051
    9700 RN Groningen, Netherlands
  • Tel : +31 50 5861234
  • Fax : +31 50 5863111
  • E-mail
    Old: PTT is '404' c.2014 ('Post' forwards to PostNL c.2014) '404' c.2014

    PTT Post Filatelie
    Europaweg 33
    NL-9723 AS Groningen
  • Phone: ++31 23 516 28 12
  • Fax: ++31 23 531 39 06
    UPU Int'l Affairs: (c.2000)
    International Relations
    P.O. Box 1992
  • Téléphone (+31 23) 567 51 12
  • Téléfax (+31 23) 563 59 86
    Agents: Interpost; .us , Japan; .jp

    Netherlands Dealers Directory
  • For over 200 years, we've delivered your mail in the Netherlands and beyond.

    In the 18th century a messenger ran from city to city with the post under his arm. He delivered the mail to postmen, who then gave to recipients. . . The messenger ran about eight hours a day . . then along came the horse . . then the carriage . .

    In 1989, PTT was privatized. This PTT Post was together with PTT Telecom and part of the Royal PTT Netherlands (KPN). This decoupling from the state led to more business opportunities and more room for entrepreneurship. PTT Post preserved its monopoly.

    After acquisition of the Australian TNT PTT Post was large enough to continue independently. This meant a division of the company, and PTT Telecom continued under the name KPN. PTT Post was renamed TNT Post Group (TPG). On June 28, 1998 the division was a fact.

    At the beginning of the 21st century, two developments came together. The first is the increase in digitization, thereby reducing the amount of physical mail . . . The second is the liberalization of the postal market, creating more competition. In the early 21st century, the postal service was therefore radically reorganized. TPG changed to TNT Post . .

    The two major divisions of TNT - Post and Express, growing increasingly apart, with their own strategies. . . TNT Express splits off and goes (as) postal company PostNL . . . in 2011.

    (From PostNL's History)


    Netherlands Antilles

    Postoffice (c.2000)
    Philatelic Service
    Waaigatplein 1
    Willemstad, Curacao
    Netherlands Antilles
  • Phil. Tel: (599-9) 461-3023
  • Phil. Fax: (599-9) 461-7851
  • Post Tel : +599 9 611 986
  • Post Fax : +599 9 617 851
  • [email protected]

    Old: '404' (now medical c.2014)

    Agents: Interpost

    Netherlands Antilles Dealers Directory
  • The Netherlands Antilles (Dutch: Nederlandse Antillen, Papiamentu: Antia Hulandes), also referred to informally as the Dutch Antilles, was an autonomous Caribbean country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Although the country has now been dissolved, all of its constituent islands remain part of the kingdom . . . 10 October 2010.

    The Netherlands Antilles consisted of two distinct island groups. The ABC Islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao are located in the southern Caribbean Sea, just off the Venezuelan coast. The SSS islands of Sint Maarten (actually a territory covering a bit less than half an island), Saba, and Sint Eustatius are in the Leeward Islands southeast of the Virgin Islands near the northern end of the Lesser Antilles, approximately 800–900 kilometers (500–560 miles) northeast of the ABC Islands.

    (From Wikipedia)



    (of 'St. Kitts and Nevis)

    Nevis Philatelic Bureau
    Head Post Office CPU
    Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies
  • Tel : +1/869/4695535
  • Fax : +1/869/4690617
  • E-mail: #1 or #2
    Related site: unofficial site.
    Agent: IGPC
    See Also: St. Kitts

    St. Kitts & Nevis Dealers Directory
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis, in the Leeward Islands, issued general issues concurrent with those of the Leeward Islands from 1903 until July 1, 1956. From 1952 the stamps were inscribed as "St. Christopher Nevis and Anguilla". It achieved Associated Statehood on February 27, 1967 but on June 23, 1980, separate postal administrations were established, one for Saint Kitts, the other for Nevis and different issues were produced, despite remaining as one nation. (Wikipedia)


    New Caledonia

    (an overseas territory of France)

    Postes et Télécommunications de Nouvelle-Calédonie
    (Post and Telecommunications Office of New Caledonia)
    (Has Philatelie)

    (only online contact form or facebook c.2014)

  • O.P.T. (c.2000)
    2, rue Monchovet
    98802 Noumea Cedex
    RP New Caledonia
    Service Philatélique
    5, rue du 18 juin Magenta
    New Caledonia
  • Tel 687 26 86 87
  • Fax 687 28 71 00
  • E-mail: Philatelie@opt...
    Agent: IGPC
    Note: Stamps of New Caledonia are also sold by France's La Poste





    New Caledonia Directory
  • In 2008 the government of New Caledonia debated the introduction of a regional official flag and anthem, as required by the Accord de Nouméa. A flag in fairly widespread unofficial use was the flag of the Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS), a political party favoring independence for New Caledonia, but the French tricolor would remain the only official flag for the next two years.

    On 17 July 2010, French Prime minister François Fillon took part in a ceremony in Nouméa where the FLNKS flag was hoisted alongside the French tricolor, giving both flags official status. Shortly before the visit the New Caledonia Congress voted overwhelmingly to adopt the Kanak flag alongside the French tricolor.


    In June 1940, after the fall of France, the Conseil General of New Caledonia voted unanimously to support the Free French government, and in September the pro-Vichy governor was forced to leave for Indochina. In March 1942, with the assistance of Australia, the territory became an important Allied base, and Nouméa the headquarters of the United States Navy and Army in the South Pacific. The fleet which turned back the Japanese navy in the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942 was based at Nouméa. American troops counted up to 50,000 men, the equivalent of the contemporary population.

    In 1946, New Caledonia became an overseas territory. By 1953, French citizenship had been granted to all New Caledonians, regardless of ethnicity.

    (More Wikipedia)


    New Zealand
    (including the Ross Dependency)

    New Zealand Post UPU, APPU, IPC

    Online Shop

    Postal address (c.2014)
    Collectables and Solutions Centre
    Private Bag 3001
    Whanganui Mail Centre
    Whanganui 4540
    New Zealand

    Physical address (c.2014)
    Collectables and Solutions Centre
    5 Church Place
    Whanganui 4500
    New Zealand

  • Free in .nz: 0800 STAMPS (0800 782 677)
  • Tel.: +64 6 349 1234
  • Fax: +64 6 345 7120
  • [email protected]...

    Queries about joining the Kid's Club (call above or):

  • [email protected]...

  • REAL Aoteroa stores:
    New Zealand artists and their unique art pieces sold by our REAL Aoteroa stores. (including coins - aj.)
  • [email protected]...

    REAL Aotearoa
    62 Queen Street
    Auckland 1010
    New Zealand

    Postal address

    REAL Aotearoa
    P O Box 106-200
    Auckland 1010
    New Zealand
    Tel.: +64 9 309 7515
    Fax: +64 9 309 5862

    REAL Aotearoa
    1 Grey Street
    Wellington 6011
    New Zealand
    Tel.: +64 4 471 1561
    REAL Aotearoa
    Upper Riccarton PostShop
    Bush Inn Shopping Centre
    20 Waimari Road
    New Zealand
    Tel.: +64 3 341 6287

    N.Z. Post Corporate Office (c.2000)
    Private Bag 39990
    Wellington, New Zealand

    New Zealand Post Stamps Centre
    60 Ridgway Street
    Private Bag 3001
    Wanganui, New Zealand
  • [email protected]...
  • Tel : +64 6 345 7999
  • Fax : +64 6 345 7120
    Agent: Unicover; for: North America, , Japan; .jp (Linn's notes: Interpost)

    Note: NZ Post is also an agent for some of its dependentcies (e.g. Ross, W. Samoa) and the UN.

    New Zealand Collectors & Dealers Directory
  • The company was created on 1 April 1987 as a state-owned enterprise from the corporatisation of the New Zealand Post Office, a government department, following the recommendations of the 1986 Mason-Morris Review. The other state-owned enterprises formed from the New Zealand Post Office: the erstwhile monopoly telephone operator (Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Limited), and a savings bank (PostBank), were later privatised.

    New Zealand Post began its life with 1,244 post offices, later rebranded as PostShops. Of these 906 full post offices and 338 postal agencies, 600 post offices or bank branches were downsized or closed after government subsidies expired in February 1988. As of March 1998, there are 297 PostShops, and 705 Post Centres. However, there are now more outlets than before corporatisation, with 2,945 other retailers of postage stamps. There was a reduction in the 'real' price of postage, with a nominal drop of the postage rate from 45 cents to 40 cents in 1996, and restoration of the 45 cent rate in 2004. Since then the cost has risen to 50 cents in 2007, to 60 cents in 2010 and to 70 cents in 2012.

    The Postal Services Act 1998, passed by a National-New Zealand First coalition government, repealed the 1987 Act. The new law provides for any person to become a registered postal operator by applying to the Ministry of Economic Development. Registration as a postal operator is compulsory for letters with postage less than 80 cents. Despite the Act, government regulation of the company still requires it to maintain certain minimum service levels, such as frequency of delivery.

    New Zealand Post's exclusive right to be the 'sole operator' under the Act for the purposes of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) expired on 1 April 2003. For practical purposes, this meant another postal operator could theoretically issue stamps identified simply as 'New Zealand' with UPU membership. At around the same time, New Zealand Post adopted a fern-shaped identifying mark on its postage stamps, to be used on the majority of its future issues.

    Since 1998 New Zealand Post has been legally obliged to deliver six days a week, but in 2013 the company outlined a plan to reduce this to three, in the wake of falling mail volumes. Prime Minister John Key backed the idea, saying people "genuinely understand that the world is changing".

    (From Wikipedia)

    And enjoy the Post's article The History of Philately (cc)
    "New Zealand special and commemorative stamp issues remain on sale from New Zealand Post for 12 months. Definitive stamps remain on sale for a longer period of time."

    The NZ Post Stamp Archive currently contains issues since 1899. (c.2014)

    (The Government introduced legislation {effective 1 April 1998} to deregulate New Zealand's Postal Service. cf.)

    The UPU lists as the post's governing ministry:

    Ministry of Economic Development



    Correos de Nicaragua UPU, UPAEP

    Edificio Jorge Navarro (c.2014)
    Apartado Postal No. 2441
    Managua, Nicaragua

  • PBX: (505) 225584210 x 29
    Direccion de Filatelia (c.2000)
    Palacio de Correos
    Apartado 325
    Managua, Nicaragua
  • E-mails:
  • [email protected]
  • [email protected]
  • [email protected]

    Old: '404'

    UPU Int'l Affairs: (c.2000)
    Correo de Nicaragua
    Correo Internacional
    Gerente de Operaciones a.i.
    Apartado Postal n° 000
    MANAGUA 3618004, NICARAGUA, C.A.
  • Téléphone (+505 2) 222 048 int: 4405
  • Téléfax (+505 2) 222 972
    Agent: IGPC

    Nicaragua Dealers Directory

  • La División de Filatelia de Correos de Nicaragua, coordina la Comisión Nacional Asesora de Especies Postales y Filatelia.

    (~The Post Philately Division of Nicaragua, coordinates the National Advisory Commission Species Postcards and Philately.~)
    (From the Post's filatelia pg.)


    Niger Poste

    (offers Philatelie)

  • [email protected]
    Office des Postes (c.2000)
    Service Philatelique
    Niamey, Niger
    Agent: Hansen; .no

    Niger Dealers Directory


    Nigerian Postal Service UPU, PAPU, WAPCO

    (offers Philately c.2014)

    Nipost Corporate Headquarters
    Abubakar Musa Argungu House
    Plot 1279 Muhammadu Buhari Way
    PMB 12537, Garki 900001
    Abuja, Nigeria

  • Tel.: 234-09-3149531, 234-09-3149532
  • Fax: 234-09-3149533
  • [email protected]...
  • [email protected]...
    Nigerian Post
    Nigerian Philatelic Service (c.2000)
    Timubu Street
    P.M.B. 12647
    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Tel.: 01-266-2696
  • [email protected]
    UPU Int'l Affairs: (c.2000)
    Operations Planning Division
    P.M.B. 12537
    Area 10 Garki
  • Téléphone (+234) 9-234 7745
    Agent: Crown Agents

    Nigeria Dealers Directory
    (Tin Can Island, joint with Tonga)

    The Philatelic Bureau of Tonga
    Box 164
    Head Post Office
    Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga, South Pacific
    Agents: IGPC, Crown Agents, New Zealand Post?
    See Also:
  • Tonga

    Tonga Dealers Directory
  • Niuafoʻou (meaning: many new coconuts) is the most northerly island in the kingdom of Tonga. It is a volcanic rim island of 15 km² and with a population of 650 in 2006. (Wikipedia)



    (An overseas territory of New Zealand)

    Philatelic Bureau
    Niue Post Office
    Box 150
    Alori, Niue
    - - Via New Zealand, South Pacific

    (via Fabio)
    Niue Philatelic & Numismatic Bureau LTD.
    PO Box 73, Alofi
    Niue Island, South Pacific
    (Via New Zealand)
  • Tel +683-4371
  • Fax +683 4386
  • E-mail:[email protected]
    Agent: Crown Agents, Herrick; via Linn's, NZ Post?

    Niue Dealers Directory
  • Niue, whose capital city is Alofi, is a self-governing state in free association with New Zealand, and most of its diplomatic relations are conducted by New Zealand on its behalf. Niueans are New Zealand citizens, and Queen Elizabeth II is head of state in her capacity as Queen of New Zealand. 90–95% of Niuean people live in New Zealand.

    Niue is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,400 kilometres (1,500 mi) northeast of New Zealand within the triangle formed by Tonga to the west, Samoa to the north, and the Cook Islands to the east. Its land area is 260 square kilometres (100 sq mi) and its population, predominantly Polynesian, is around 1,400. They commonly refer to the island as "The Rock", a reference to the traditional name "Rock of Polynesia".

    (From Wikipedia)


    Norfolk Island

    (a territory of Australia)

    Norfolk Post
    Norfolk Island
    2899 South Pacific
  • Tel : +6723 23344 *, 6723 23705
  • Fax : +6723 23636
  • E-mail
    Agents: IGPC .us+ (Self attributed: Pacific .us, Strich .au , Australian Philatelic Bureau)

    Norfolk Isl Dealers Directory ·
  • The first European known to have sighted the island was Captain James Cook, in 1774, on his second voyage to the South Pacific on HMS Resolution. He named it after Mary Howard, Duchess of Norfolk (c. 1712 – 1773).

    Sir John Call argued the advantages of Norfolk Island in that it was uninhabited and that flax grew there. In 1786 the British government included Norfolk Island as an auxiliary settlement, as proposed by John Call, in its plan for colonisation of New South Wales. The decision to settle Norfolk Island was taken due to Empress Catherine II of Russia's decision to restrict sales of hemp. Practically all the hemp and flax required by the Royal Navy for cordage and sailcloth was imported from Russia.

    . . . The island served as a convict penal settlement until May 1855, except for an 11-year hiatus between 1814 and 1825, when it was abandoned. In 1856 permanent civilian residence on the island began when it was settled from Pitcairn. In 1901, the island became a part of the Commonwealth of Australia.

    (From Wikipedia)


    Northern Mariana Islands

    A Commwealth Territory of the USA
    Gov't Homepage URL:


    Northern Mariana Isls Dealers Directory
    The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Chamorro: Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas), is one of the five inhabited U.S. island territories (the other four are Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa). It is one of two territories with "Commonwealth" status; the other is Puerto Rico. It consists of fifteen islands in the western Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines. The United States Census Bureau reports the total land area of all islands as 183.5 square miles (475.26 km2). As of the 2010 census, the Northern Mariana Islands had a population of 53,883, of whom over 90% live on the island of Saipan. Of the 14 other islands, only two – Tinian and Rota – are permanently inhabited.

    (From Wikipedia)




    Contact Customer Service:
    04004 (approx. 39 øre pr. min.)

    Calling from abroad + 47 21316260

  • kundeservice@posten...

    Postal address: (c.2014)
    Posten og Bring Kundeservice
    Postboks 2190
    5504 Haugesund

    Opening hours Customer Service:
    Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm

    Norway Post (c.2000)
    Philatelic Service
    P O Box 9350
    Oslo, N-135 Norway
  • Telephone: +47 23 14 78 70 or +47 22 40 78 60
  • Fax +47 22 17 44 90
  • E-mail: [email protected]
    (Also handles stamps from Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.)
    PostEurop Data: (same box#)
    International (Postal) Relations
  • Tel: +47.23148023
  • Fax: +47.22426687
    Official Agents List:
  • Lighthouse
  • Bolaffi
  • Chang
  • British
  • Allen
  • Champion
  • Denmark Post
  • Netherlands Post

    Norway Dealers Directory
  • A union of Nordic postal agencies - stamp sales!

    Wikipedia's : Posten Norge ("The company, owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications holds a monopoly on distribution of mail throughout the country. {and} In 2002 the private Swedish postal company CityMail was partly bought, with Norway Post acquired 57% of the shares in 2002 and the remaining 43% in the first quarter of 2006. Norway Post also owns, or partly owns Nor-Cargo...")


    Oman Post UPU, APPC

    (via UPU c.2014 but 'Unavailable' when used)

    Oman PTT (c.2000)
    Philatelic Bureau
    Post Box 3338, C.P.O.
    Ruwi Postal Code 112
    Muskat - Sultanate of Oman
  • Tel 968 701376
  • Fax 968 792276

    old: ('Not Available c.2014)

    Agent: Axtner .de

    Oman Dealers Directory



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