Ceylon / Sri Lanka Stamps
An island to the south of India, formerly under British administration then a self-governing Dominion. The first stamps were issued in 1857.
Ceylon became a republic within the Commonwealth in May 1972 and the name of the country was changed to Sri Lanka.
Official website of Sri Lanka Post with details of new issues.
See all Ceylon stamps in the StampWorld free online catalogue.
See all Sri Lanka stamps in the StampWorld free online catalogue.
Wikipedia listing of people depicted on the stamps of Ceylon / Sri Lanka, with links to biographical data.