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EXPLANATORY NOTES
This bibliography is only intended to be a tiny snapshot of information that is available about most of the printers of stamps. No real attempt has been made to cover this aspect in great depth at this time.
The generic entries for each country below  are in the order: Main Source(s) of Information, General Printing Articles and General Dummy / Testing Type Material Articles.
These entries are then followed by printer name and, where there are bibliographic references to list for an individual company, they appear in date of publication order, with material of unknown date appearing at the beginning of each listing.
Unless an entry is prefixed by the word Book, Brochure, General, Leaflet or similar, the entry relates to an article that has appeared in a philatelic periodical.


ABU DHABI  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 19, Middle East", Fourth Edition, 1990. 

National Printing Press, Abu Dhabi.

NITCO Printing Press, Abu Dhabi.



AFGHANISTAN  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 16, Central Asia", Second Edition, 1983. 



AJMAN  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 19, Middle East", Fourth Edition, 1990. 



ALAND  
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 10, Russia", Fifth Edition, 1999. 



ALBANIA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 3, Balkans", Third Edition, 1987. 

N-Kartografike, Tirana.

State Printing Works, Tirana.

A. A. Vangheli, [Where?].



ALGERIA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 12, Africa Since Independence A-E", First Edition, 1980.

Banque d'Algerie, Algiers.

Hussein Dey, Algiers.

Imbert, Algiers.

State Printing Works, [Where?].



ANDORRA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 6, France", Third Edition, 1987. 



ANGOLA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 12, Africa Since Independence A-E", First Edition, 1980. 

Empresa Grafica de Angola, Luanda.

Imprensa Nacional de Luanda, Luanda.



ANGUILLA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 1, British Commonwealth", 1999.



ANTIGUA
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 1, British Commonwealth", 1999.



ARGENTINA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
"Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 20, South America", Third Edition, 1989.

Akian Grafica Editora BA, Buenos Aires.

Casa de Correos, Buenos Aires.

Casa de Moneda de la Nacion, Buenos Aires.
 Book: "Correo Argentino: Una historia con futuro" (Correo Argentino: history with a future), Buenos Aires, 1996.

Colombatti & Co., Buenos Aires.

La Compania Sud-Americana de Billetes de Banco, Buenos Aires.
 
"La Compania Sudamericana de Billetes de Banco" by Alvaro Bonilla-Lara, The Essay-Proof Journal [USA], Number 69.

L. Goumand, Buenos Aires.

Juan H. Kidd y Cia, Buenos Aires.

Guillermo Kraft Ltd., Buenos Aires.

R. Lange, Buenos Aires.

Larsch, Buenos Aires.

Letra Viva S.A., Buenos Aires

Llenas y Cia. S.A., Buenos Aires.

Jakob Peuser, Buenos Aires.

Carlos Riviere, Rosario.

Sociedad del Estado Casa de Moneda, Buenos Aires.

State Printing Works, Corrientes.



ARMENIA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
 "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 10, Russia", Fifth Edition, 1999. 



ARUBA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
 None



ASCENSION ISLAND  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 1, British Commonwealth", 1999. 



AUSTRALIA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 1, British Commonwealth", 1999.
  "Where do stamps come from?", Australia Post, date unknown. 

General Printing Articles:
  "Australian Stamps and how they are Printed", [Author?], Philatelic Magazine [GB],, 19 May 1961.
  "Production of Engraved Stamps", [author], Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], April 1971.
  "Production of Engraved Stamps (concluded)", [Author?], Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], June 1971.
  "Australia to Drop Recess Printing", Alec Rosemblum, Stamp Collecting Weekly [GB], 24 August 1972.
  "Stamp Perforations", [Author?], Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], September 1976.
  "Current Australian Perforations", [Author?], Stamp Collecting Weekly [GB], 9 December 1976.
  "The Photogravure Process", [Author?], Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], September 1977.
  "Australian Paintings Series Printed by Photo-offset Lithography", [Author?], Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], December 1977.
  "Australian Photogravure Papers", B I Van Tenac, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia],October 1978.
  "Developing a Stamp Production Industry in Australia", Robert H Gamble, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], December 1985..
  "Methods of Australian Stamp Printing. Part One [what?]", Geoff Kellow, The Australian Philatelist [Australia], , [when?] 1989.
  "Methods of Australian Stamp Printing. Part Two Perkins Bacon Intaglio Plates", Geoff Kellow, TheAustralian Philatelist [Australia], Autumn 1989.
  "Australian Recess Stamp Printing: Part One, 1913 to 1934", GSM [GB], Richard Breckon, March 2002.
  "Procedures in the Production of the Stamp", Brusden-White, Stamp News [Australia], June 1991.
  "Printing the Aviation Feats Stamps", [Author?], Stamp News [Australia], October 1994.
  "Production of Recess Plates, 1953-1960", Brusden White, Stamp News [Australia], June 1996.
  "About Stamp Collecting: Paper", Bernard Doherty, Stamp News [Australia], April 1997.
  "Facets of Production of Early Australian Stamps" N J Sheppard, Bulletin [GB], December 1997.
  "Facets of Production of Early Australian Stamps" N J Sheppard, Bulletin [GB], February 1998.
  "Facets of Production of Early Australian Stamps" N J Sheppard, Bulletin [GB], April 1998.
  "Hand engraved Intaglio Plates.", Geoff Kellow, Australasian Stamps [Australia],  December 1997/January 1998.
  "The Perkins Bacon Intaglio Process", Geoff Kellow, Australasian Stamps [Australia], February 1998.
  "The Later Colonial Intaglio Plates", Geoff Kellow, Australasian Stamps [Australia], March 1998.
  "Printer Snippets", (a letter), Glenn H Morgan, Australasian Stamps [Australia], July 1998.
  "Who was the best Stamp Printer", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], August 1998.
  "Innovative and Visionary Stamps from Australia Post", Peter Jennings FRPSL, Gibbons Stamp Monthly [GB], November 2000.
  "Production of Australian Commonwealth Stamp Coils, 1913", Martin Walker, Philately from Australia [Australia], March 2001
  "Australian Recess Stamp Printing: Part One, 1913 to 1934", GSM [GB], Richard Breckon, March 2002.
  "Australian Recess Stamp Printing: Part Two, 1934 to 1973", GSM, [GB], Richard Breckon, May 2002.

General Dummy / Testing Type Material Articles:
  "New Type of Machine Testing Coil", [Author?], Bulletin [GB], July 1966.
  "Coil Stamps and Vending Machines", Kevin McKay, Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], December 1973.
  "Coil Stamps and Vending Machines (Concluded)", Kevin McKay, Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], March 1974.
  "Coil Stamps and Vending Machines", Kevin McKay, Australian Stamp Catalogue, 1976.
  "Cinderella Corner (Ausipex '84 souvenirs)", [Author?], Stamp News [Australia], October 1985.
  "Replicas and Reprints", David Plummer, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], February 1986.
  "1d Princess Coil with Large Holes & A "PMG TEST" Coil Wrapper", Bulletin [GB], April 1987.
  "The French "Essay" of the 1932 1/- Lyrebird Stamp", [Author?], The Australian Philatelist     [Australia], October 1988.
  "Australian Coil Stamps", Bernie Doherty, Stamp News [Australia], January 1989.
  "1980 Australia Specimen Aerogramme", Bernie Doherty, Stamp News Australasia [Australia],November 1989.
  "24. Cont. Coil Stamps", Ray Chapman, Stamp News [Australia], December 1996.

John Ash, Commonwealth Stamp Printer, Melbourne.
  "Ash, John, Australian Printer", Stamp Lover [GB], Vol. 33, p. 44 .
  "A.J. Mullett and John Ash, note and stamp printers and their technical staff" by Brown, J.C.W., Philately in Australia [Australia], June 1953.
  "The "Recess" Imprints of John Ash : A Progress Report"by Pope, Brian, Philatelic Literature Review [USA}, 1980.

 Asher & Company Pty. Limited, Melbourne.
  "Developing a Stamp Production Industry in Australia", Robert H Gamble, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], December 1985.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.

James Atkinson, Postage Stamp Printer, [Where?].

Avon Graphics Pty. Limited, Moorabbin, Victoria.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.

H. Best, Hobart.

H. & C. Best, Hobart.

J. Birchall, Tasmania.

Albert Block, Hobart.

Alfred Bock, Hobart.

William Bond, Postage Stamp Printer, [Where?].

Cheque Printers & Encoders Australia Pty. Limited, Scoresby.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998. 

Samuel Calvert, Melbourne.

Cambec Press Pty. Limited, Scoresby, Melbourne.
  "Commonwealth Corner", A G Salisbury, Stamp News [Australia], Volume 30, Number 12, December 1982.
  "Commonwealth Corner", A G Salisbury, Stamp News [Australia], Volume 31, Number 2, February 1983.
  "Developing a Stamp Production Industry in Australia", Robert H Gamble, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], December 1985.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998. 

J. S. Campbell & Co., Melbourne.

Campbell and Fergusson, Melbourne.

Canberra Press Pty. Limited, Melbourne.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia, [Where?].
  "Photogravure and the Bird Series - Development of Australian Gravure", Philatelic Bulletin [Australia],September 1971.

Commonwealth Stamp Printer, Melbourne.
  "The First Issue of the Australian Commonwealth, 1913", R J Bird, The Stamp Lover [GB], May 1936.

Commonwealth Stamp Printing Office, Melbourne.

J. B. Cooke, Commonwealth Stamp Printer, Melbourne.
  "J. B Cooke - Australia's First Stamp Printer", The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], October 1968.
  "Parliamentary Inquiry into New Note Printing Offices, 1919", Richard Breckton, Philately from Australia [Australia], December 1996.

Courier Newspaper, Hobart.

J. Davies, Tasmania.

Federal Government Printing Office, Melbourne.

Norman J. Field & Co., Melbourne.
  "Printing of Australia's Silver Jubilee Stamps", [Author?], Stamp Collecting Weekly [GB], 28 April 1977.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.
  "Printer Snippets", letter from Glenn H Morgan, Australasian Stamps [Australia], July 1998.
  "Silver Jubilee Stamp", letter from Richard Peck, Australasian Stamps [Australia], August 1998. 

Fuji Xerox Australia Pty Limited, ACT
Fuji Xerox Australia Pty Limited, NSW
Fuji Xerox Australia Pty Limited, Queensland.
Fuji Xerox Australia Pty Limited, South Australia.
Fuji Xerox Australia Pty Limited, Victoria.
Fuji Xerox Australia Pty Limited, W. Australia.
  "Instant Stamps for Australian Olympic Gold Medal Winners", Glen Stephens, Gibbons Stamp Monthly [GB], October 2000. 

Government Printing Office / Works, Sydney and Canberra.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.

Government Stamp Printing Branch, [Where?].

Thomas Ham, Melbourne.

Thomas S. Harrison, Note and Stamp Printer and Engraver, Melbourne.
  "Parliamentary Enquiry into New Note Printing Offices, 1919", Richard Breckon, Philately from Australia [Australia], December 1996. 

A. Hillman, Government Lithographer, [Where?].

Hobart Government Printer, Hobart.

M. Hood, Tasmania.

Inspector of Stamps, [Where?].

J. Kemp, Postage Stamp Printer, [Where?].

S. T. Leigh & Co., Sydney.

Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Moorabin and Scoresby (suburbs of Melbourne).
  General: Private correspondence with the company's export manager, 1990.
  General: Discussions by the compiler with staff working at Singapore 95, 1995.
  Brochure: LM: Leigh-Mardon", circa 1989.
  "Ausipex 84 in Retrospect", [Author?], The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], November 1984
  "Developing a Stamp Production Industry in Australia", Robert H Gamble, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], December 1985.
  "Leigh Mardon of Australia to Print 45 percent of Canada's definitives", Linn's [USA], November 22, 1993
  A Major Diplomatic Success", Gibbons Stamp Monthly [GB], May 1994. 
  "Firm Stops Production", Linns' [USA], November 13, 1995.

W. C. G. McCracken OBE, Note and Stamp Printer, Melbourne.

Mc.Pherson's Printing Group, Mulgrave.

Mercury Press, Hobart.

Mercury Walch Pty. Limited, Moonah, Hobart.
  "Developing a Stamp Production Industry in Australia", Robert H Gamble, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], December 1985.

A. J. Mullett, Commonwealth Stamp Printer, Melbourne.
  "A.J. Mullett and John Ash, note and stamp printers and their technical staff" by Brown, J.C.W., Philately in Australia [Australia], June 1953.

Netherlands Indies Government Printing Works, Melbourne.

New South Wales Government Printing Office, Sydney.

Note Printing Australia Limited, Melbourne.
  "Parliamentary Inquiry into New Note Printing Offices, 1919", Richard Breckon, Philately From Australia [Australia], December 1996.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.
  "Short Perfs", [author?], Australasian Stamps [Australia], September 1998.

Note Printing Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia, Melbourne.
  "Artists of Steel - Australia's Recess Stamp Engravers" Richard Breckon, Gibbons Stamp  Monthly [GB], March 2004.

Owen King Pty. Limited, Mulgrave, Victoria.

Pemara Corporation Pty Limited, Melbourne.
  General: Private correspondence with the General Manager, 1990.
  "The Australian Commonwealth Specialist", Brusden-White, Stamp News [Australia], June 1991.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998. 

Printset Pty. Limited, [Where?].

Printset-Cambec Pty Limited, [Where?].
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998. 

Reserve Bank of Australia, Note Printing Branch, Craigieburn.
  Brochure: "Note Printing in Australia", 1988.
  "Australian Stamps and how they are Printed", Philatelic Magazine [GB], 19 May 1961.
  "Note Printing Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia", David Plummer, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], November 1968.
  "Stamp Perforations", Philatelic Bulletin [Australia], September 1976.
  "Developing a Stamp Production Industry in Australia", Robert H Gamble, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], December 1985.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.
  "Facets of Production of Early Australian Stamps, Article No. 2866, A Picture Tells a Philatelic Story",N J Shephard, Bulletin of the Philatelic Association of  New South Wales [Australia], December 1997, February 1998 and April 1998.

F. W. Robinson, Victoria.

H. Samson, Government Lithographer, [Where?].

Scott Printers Pty. Limited Trading as Scott Four-Colour Print, Perth.
  General: Private correspondence with the Sales Director, 1997.
  Brochure: "Scotts Printing and Pre-Press", mid-1990s.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.

Seligson and Clare, Alexandria, NSW.
  "Silver Jubilee Stamp", letter from Richard Peck, Australasian Stamps [Australia], August 1998. 

W. E. Smith & Co., Sydney.

SNP Ausprint Pty. Limited, Melbourne.
  "Short Perfs", Australasian Stamps [Australia], September 1998. 

SNP Cambec Pty. Limited, Melbourne.
  Brochure: "Sticking with Technology: Sprintpak-SNP", 1995.
  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998.
  "Short Perfs", Australasian Stamps [Australia], September 1998.

Sprintpak-SNP, Knoxfield, Victoria.
  Brochure: "Sticking with Technology: Sprintpak-SNP", 1995.
  "Sprintpak Cinderellas in Kuala Lumpur", Dr Derek Pocock, Cinderellas Australasia [Australia], September 1991.

Sprintpak, Mayne Nickless Limited, Port Melbourne and Knoxfield Victoria.
  "Developing a Stamp Production Industry in Australia", Robert H Gamble, The Australian Stamp Monthly [Australia], December 1985.
  Brochure: "Sticking with technology: Sprintpak-SNP", 1995.

Stamp Printing Branch of the Commonwealth Treasury Department, Melbourne.

Surveyor-General's Department, Perth.

Victoria(n) Government Printer, Melbourne.

  "Modern Australian Stamp Printers", Richard Breckon, Australasian Stamps [Australia], April 1998. 

Western Australian Government Printing Division, Perth.

W. H. Wilcock, CBE, General Manager, Note Printing Branch, Melbourne.



AUSTRIA  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 2, Austria and Hungary", Fifth Edition, 1994.

General Printing Articles:
  "The art of the Stamp in Austria", Edgar Lewy, Stamp Collecting Weekly [GB], 30 November 1951.

Chwala, Vienna.

Druckerei Elbemuhl, Vienna.

Osterreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH, Vienna.
  Book: "Der Osterreichische Briefmarkenstitch", N Kiel, Vienna, 1965.
  Leaflet: "How to protect high value from cheap tricks", OSD, 1998.
  Leaflet: "How to recognise an original: our security printing", OSD, 1998.
  "My Memories of the State Printing Works in Vienna", Professor H Woyty-Wimmer FIAL,  Austria [GB], Number 4.
  "New Recess Three Colour High-Speed Printing Machine", T H Wilcox, Austria [GB], Number 14.
  "Transfer of Equipment from the OSD, Austria to Poland", a letter, Austria [GB], Number 19.
  "Liechtensteinische Briefmarken-Austellung 1972" [Author?], Austria [GB], Issue 25.
  "The Production of Austrian Stamps", J F Giblin, Austria [GB], Number 27.
  "Security Measures at the State Printing Works", T J L Showell Anderson, Austria [GB], Number 40.
  "Die Transferring in Stamp Printing", from Graphische Revue Oesterreichs, Monthly Stamp Digest [GB], April 1950.
  "Stamp Printing in Vienna", Edgar Lewy, Monthly Stamp Digest [GB], July 1950.
  "A Visit to the State Printing Works, Vienna", G N Moriss, Stamp Magazine [GB], March 1956.
  "Osterreichische Staatsdruckerei: neue Vignetten", [Author?], SBZ [Switzerland], April 1997.
  "Osterreichische Staatsdruckerei: neue Vignetten", [Author?], Michel-Rundschau [Germany], 2/1997.
  "Austrian State Stamp Printing Works", Austria [GB], Number 125, Autumn/Winter 1998.
  "Art Postage Stamps from OSD: Creativity that Convinces", [Author?}, WIPA 2000 catalogue [Austria], May 2000.
  "How to Make a Black Print", Andy Taylor, Austria [GB], Autumn 2000.

Paulussen and Company, Vienna.

A. Reisser, Vienna.

Bruder Rosenbaum, Vienna.

Carl Ueberreuter Druckerei GmbH, Korneuburg, Vienna.
  General :Private correspondence with company, 1997.
  "Ueberreuter: an old company new to stamps", The Stamp Magazine [GB], August 1983.

Wiener Kundstdruck, Vienna.



AZERBAIJAN  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 10, Russia", Fifth Edition, 1999. 

Demidoff, Baku.



AZORES  
Main Source(s) of Information:
  "Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue, Part 9, Portugal and Spain", Third Edition, 1991.