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175 Year’s of World’s First Postage Stamp Penny Black

The Penny Black was the world’s first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was issued in Britain on 1 May 1840, for official use from 6 May of that year and features a profile of the  Queen Victoria.All London … Continue reading

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Malta will Issue Stamps on Penny Black

Malta Post will commemorate tomorrow the 175th Anniversary of the world’s first Postage stamp with the release of a philatelic issue of a miniature sheet bearing three identical stamps illustrating Queen Victoria’s profile. The stamp bears a value of €1.21, … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

Definitives 2015 The 2015 Definitive additional value stamps are a continuation of the 2014 De­finitives. They have been printed using a special easy peel self adhesive paper that ensures ease of peeling and aafixing of the stamps onto envelopes. An … Continue reading

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Indian Philatelic History Showcased in Slovenia: Joint Issue May be on Children’s Day

Indian stamps and Indian Philatelic history was displayed in “Collecta” International Philatelic Exhibition organized in Slovenia from 27 to 29th March 2014. Collecta was an international collectors\’ fair, which brings collectors and traders from various fields like philately, military, antiques, … Continue reading

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Korea Issued \’Larva\’ Stamps

Korea Post unveiled a special set of stamps on 27th February 2014 featuring the pair of red and yellow slugs. It has been introducing a series of stamp sets since 2011 featuring local animation characters.The characters of “Larva” are featured … Continue reading

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