1879 Issue. First stamps printed in El
Salvador by Rufino Flamenco. The stamps were issued in parallel
to the entry of El Salvador into the Universal Postal Union. They
are also the first stamps in “centavos” instead of “reales
1882 2 cents postal card. First stationery items issued by El Salvador, also printed locally by Rufino Flamenco.
1889 Provisional Issue. Upon the fire at the National Palace in San Salvador, surviving stamps were overprinted “1889” to validate them for postage.
1893 5 Peso stamp. Issued in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Columbus First Voyage to America. Its depicts the Columbus monument in Genoa.
1895 unissued 3c stamp depicting Antonio Ezeta, brother of President Carlos Ezeta. While the stamps were being printed, Ezeta was deposed in a coup-de-etat so the stamps were overprinted with the Salvadorian coat of arms before issuance.
1897 “República Mayor de Centroamérica” issue. Stamps commemorating the short-lived unión between El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. They were used only for a month.
1905 Stamps and stationery from the Morazan Monument issue. Stamps were added to complement the rate and pay for the registration and certification to Valparaiso, Chile.
1906 Escalon Issue. Double horizontal perforation on the 10c official stamp. The Escalon issue is full of varieties.
1907 Palacio National Issue. 13c 20-stamp sheet.
1911 issue commemorating the centenary of the first independence movement in San Salvador.
1921 2c Arce stamp overprinted “CENTENARIO” commemorating the centenary of the Central American Independence.
1929 Railroad issue. 1c imperforated and inverted center. One of the few inverted centers in Salvadorian philately.
1941 University Issue. First souvenir sheet issued by El Salvador commemorating the centenary of the National University.
1949 100th Anniversary of the UPU commemorative stamps.
1955 Morazan postal card. Last postal card issued by El Salvador.
1965 Flower stamps.
1976 Salvadorian Archaeology stamps.
1982 Spain Soccer World Cup. Commemorative sheetlet depicting the flags of participant countries.
1985 Salvadorian painting issue. This issue honored the Salvadorian artists Rosa Mena Valenzuela, Fernando Llort, Roberto Huezo, Miguel Angel Orellana and Pedro Acosta.
1995 Joya de Ceren Issue. The pre-Hispanic village covered by the eruption of a volcano is the only UNESCO World Heritage site in El Salvador.
2000 El Imposible Forest. One of the largest ecological reservoirs in El Salvador with a huge diversity of flora and fauna
2007 Presidents Issue. XIX century Salvadorian Presidents starting with Juan Lindo in 1841.