As the inventor of postage stamps GB is allowed by the UPU to issue stamps without country name. The Sovereign's image is, however, always included. Regional definitives bears no country name, but features national/regional symbols linked to Scotland.

1840 -> See Great Britain
1958 -> Regional/country definitives used alongside GB stamps

Regional/country definitives issued for Scotland since 1958 are valid for postage throughout he United Kingdom, but mainly listed here. Items with mixed stamps from various countries/regions and/or ordinary GB stamps are listed under all applicable countries/regions.

From 1969: 1 Pound = 20 Shhillings, 1 Shilling = 12 Pence
From 1970: 1 Pound = 100 Pence
Checklists > Countries > Scotland Wild Cats Also see Scotland Heraldic Cats

List status: Incomplete / Under Construction
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Item Code Item type Face value Remarks SC
28 April 1981 - Scottish Regional Air Letter
GB19810428 AEG 0_20 Aerogramme / Air Letter 0.20 European Wildcat (on inside fold)
1 May 2013 - Bicentenary of the Birth of David Livingstone
GBSC20130501 SH 10x1st Pre-personalised sheetlet / Smiler sheet 10 x 1st *
(0.60 ea. on issue)
Lion (on one label)
Pre-personalised Smiler sheet issued by Royal Mail
MI KB117 (Pre-personalised)
GBSC20130501 LB 3 Pre-personalised label - Lion
Pre-personalised label from
GBSC20130501 SH 10x1st

List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from the CollectGBStamps website.
Latest upate: 31 October, 2023