About Sweden

The Kingdom of Sweden is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund.

Sweden is a country where natural luxuries like wide-open spaces, fresh air, clean water and beautiful, pristine nature and wilderness exist in abundance — for everyone.

Sweden issued its first postage stamps on 1 July 1855, a set of five values denominated in skilling banco. These stamps depicted the coat of arms, were inscribed "SVERIGE", as have been all subsequent Swedish stamps, and were perforated. A printing error resulted in the Treskilling Yellow, a unique stamp that is currently the highest-priced in the world and valued at several millions pounds.

The stamps issued by Sweden are regarded as highly collectible worldwide with collectors from around the world regular collecting the new issues of Sweden.

The new issues of stamps from Sweden offer many wonderful motives and exciting themes. Throughout the website, you will find a wide all of their new releases and related philatelic collectibles.