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Michel Catalog Mittelmeerländer 2023/2024 (E9)

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The 108th edition of the Michel Catalog Mittelmeerländer 2023/2024 (E9) Mediterranean Countries covers in detail the stamps of Gibraltar, Malta, Turkey, Turkish Cyprus, Cyprus. This edition contains approx. 684 pages, 8'400 pictures and over 34'000 quotations.




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Content of Michel Catalog Mittelmeerländer 2023/2024 (E9):

Gibraltar, Malta, Turkey, Turkish Cyprus, Cyprus


  • Completely revised and updated new edition that features popular collection areas in the Mediterranean area
  • Focal point of the latest edition: comprehensive revision of all prices based on the current market situation
  • Numerous modifications of the MICHEL price quotations, particularly of issues from Cyprus and Turkish Cyprus; stamps in mint condition issued by Cyprus and Turkish Cyprus during the period of British occupation and as a Crown Colony have undergone particularly strong fluctuations.
  • Some contemporary Turkish issues have considerably increased in value.
  • Over 8400 high-resolution colour photos and approximately 34,000 price quotations
  • All novelties listed in MICHEL Rundschau up to and including No. 6/2023

The catalog is organized according to collection areas. Cataloging within these sections is chronological, based on issue date. Special stamp types, like official stamps, are located at the end of a collection area section. In order to assist collectors organize their stamps, numerous illustrations are provided, as well as information on similar stamps to help avoid possible mix-ups.


Quite a few collections of stamps from the Mediterranean area were most likely born during holidays abroad. Yet the Mediterranean countries have even much more to offer – for collectors that focus exclusively on novelties, too.

Specially contemporary issues with intriguing motifs were very much in demand last year, and some of them have seen considerable increases in value.

Block 209 with MiNo. 4633 from Turkey, for instance, depicts a painting by the artist Devrim Erbi and was not issued until 2021. Just a little over one year after the block was issued the appraisal, which was considerable to begin with, has more than doubled in both grades of condition.

So a trip to these collection areas (even if only a philatelic one) is certainly rewarding!

Photos: Turkey Block 209

Target Group:

Stamp collectors specialized in issues of European Mediterranean countries, experts, dealers, thematic collectors, study groups, teachers

Additional Information:

108th Edition, in colour
684 pages
155 mm x 230 mm, hardcover
On sale: 7 July 2023
Language: German
ISBN: 978-3-95402-459-9

Press Release

The Michel Catalog Mittelmeerländer 2023/2024 (E9) features the popular collection areas of Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus and Turkey.

Our MICHEL Europe catalogues are reference works no committed philatelists can do without. Here you will find versatile and clearly arranged information about classic stamps as well as con-temporary curiosities. The occasions for issues mirror current events. Philately can thus provide a valuable contribution to international understanding, specially in these difficult times.

The revision and updating of price quotations was a major point our editorial team concentrated on. We particularly focused on Cyprus and Turkish Cyprus. You will find numerous price adjustments in both areas. Stamps in mint condition from the period of British occupation period, respectively as a Crown Colony, showed the most distinct price fluctuations.

Gibraltar has turned out to be a collection area with stable prices and only minor increases or decreases in value. The Europe stamps issued by Malta suffered slight losses in value. We noticed a volatile market regarding the limited issues from contemporary Turkey. Whopping price increases are frequent, as the example of the block with the motif of a painting by Devrim Erbil from 2021 shows.

This edition contains all novelties presented in MICHEL Rundschau up to and including No. 6/2023. If you want to stay updated without missing any future issues, you may want to consider subscribing to our journal, starting with No. 7/2023, or to MICHEL Online.

The Editorial Team was assisted by a large community of collectors, examiners and dealers, whom we want to thank for their valuable support.

We hope our readers will enjoy many pleasant hours with their wonderful hobby and the new Michel Catalog Mittelmeerländer 2023/2024 (E9).

Schwaneberger Publishing House
The Editorial Team


MICHEL provides top-quality information for collectors

Thanks to decades of experience and constant revision, the MICHEL catalogs are unmatched in terms of lay-out, comprehensiveness, accuracy and production. MICHEL catalogues provide all key information on stamps, postal stationary and coins. The systematic collection of data on collectable items, a well-organised system and detailed illustrations ensure easy use and a quick way to find required information. Each new edition of a MICHEL catalog is completely revised, updated and expanded so that it always reflects the latest situation on the market.

Users of the MICHEL catalogs value the comprehensive and detailed listings of collectable items. The MICHEL catalogs are among the best in the world when it comes to details, comprehensiveness and illustration. MICHEL products have been awarded well over 600 medals (including 31 gold), diplomas and honorary prizes in the course of the company’s history. The expertise of the Schwaneberger publishing house’s staff is outstandingly represented in the MICHEL catalogs.

The colourful, varied range of products includes standard and special-edition catalogues for Germany, Europe and overseas. There is also philatelic literature, the MICHEL-Exklusiv album, the MICHEL Colour Guide, the MICHEL-Lux examination lamp and the MICHEL-Rundschau monthly magazine. More than 85 different products in total.

MICHEL also enjoys a good reputation in electronic publishing thanks to various software programs, websites and e-catalogs. It is no wonder that the MICHEL catalogs have been known for years as the “philatelists’ bible”. However, bearing this accolade brings with it the responsibility of always remaining at the top with regard to quality.

The 669,000th MICHEL catalog number was issued recently. A look at the most important of the 85 different MICHEL catalogs reveals that the catalogues for Europe and overseas alone make up some 25,000 catalog pages. They contain 314,000 pictures and 1,800,000 price quotations. Most of this information is stored in powerful picture and text databases and is consulted, revised and corrected for each new edition of a MICHEL catalog. And of course that also applies to each individual page, irrespective of which MICHEL catalog it comes from. MICHEL goes to great lengths on its customers’ behalf. MICHEL’s editorial team spends an average of 45 minutes on research for each new set of stamps. Around 18,000 new stamps appear each year, which are then catalogued and published in the MICHEL-Rundschau, as well as in the relevant MICHEL catalog and online catalogue.

100 years of the MICHEL catalogue

It is more than 100 years since the stamp dealer Hugo MICHEL from Apolda in Thüringen published the first MICHEL stamp catalogue in 1909. He thereby created a product that would be continually be improved, but never surpassed. In the same year, publisher and philatelic editor Hugo Schwaneberger founded a publishing company that bore his name. The philatelist, who was well known in his field, created the Schwaneberger Album, the first album to adopt a scientific approach.

Owing to the great demand for MICHEL catalog, Hugo MICHEL was no longer able to dedicate himself to his career as a stamp dealer. He therefore sold the rights to the publisher Schwaneberger. The catalogue, which had only covered Europe until that point, was expanded by the new publishing house to include overseas countries.

Hugo MICHEL continued to edit the catalogue supplement, which is today known as the MICHEL-Rundschau. The company was then bought by the publisher Eugen Berlin. He moved it to Munich in 1950 where he came across a company, the Carl Geber printing works (now the Gerber Satz und Gerber publishing house) that was able to draw up the complicated catalogue typesetting. The publishing rights went to the Hohenester/Gerber families who assigned them to the publishing house, now trading as the “Schwaneberger Verlag”.

At the turn of the century other stamp catalogues had already appeared, but the remarkable success of the MICHEL catalog was attributed to its sophisticated and comprehensive cataloguing system. The stamps were numbered successively from the first number for each country, yet at the same time organised according to various sub-categories and genres, and described as fully as possible. This system was refined over the years and adapted where necessary - but never had to be changed! In fact, the MICHEL numbering system has become standard in Germany. This is underscored by the numerous licence contracts that the Schwaneberger Verlag has concluded with other publishers. All stock lists of German dealers are organised according to the MICHEL numbering system. Collectors exchange, buy and sell using MICHEL numbers.

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Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 15 × 23 × 3.2 cm









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