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In which year, the world's first adhesive postage stamp was issued and used ?

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1827
1831
1840
1856

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The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp. It was issued in Britain on 1 May 1840, for official use from 6 May of that year.

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What was the face value of the world's first adhesive postage stamp ?

1 Penny
10 Penny
100 Penny
5 Penny

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The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp with face value of one penny. It was issued in Britain on 1 May 1840, for official use from 6 May of that year.

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Who gave the idea of prepayment of postage stamps ?

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Rowland Hill
Mike James
Buckloin Mac
Sim Hanuka

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Before this it was normal then for the recipient to pay postage on delivery.

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Who in the given list is not credited for invention of Postage Stamp ?

William Dockwra
Rowland Hill
James Chalmers
Lasy Japsy

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The invention of the postage stamp has been credited to several different people. So providing a single name is not possible

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In which time period, India started using Postage Stamps ?

1840s
1850s
1860s
1870s

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The first machine to perforate postage stamps was designed by

Henry Archer
Rowland Hill
Jerry Cop
Jon Hill Archer

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The first machine specifically designed to perforate postage stamps was invented in London by Henry Archer

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Which country made the first stamp of synthetic chemicals ?

USA
UK
Australia
Germany

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Which country made the first stamp of wood and lace ?

USA
UK
Switzerland
Germany

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Which was the first tricolor stamp of the world and was issued on 1 July 1845 ?

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Basel Dove
British Guiana 1c magenta
Inverted Jenny
Scinde Dawk

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It was issued by the Swiss canton of Basel.

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Identify this famous postage stamp.

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Basel Dove
British Guiana 1c magenta
Inverted Jenny
Inverted Head 4 Annas

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The Inverted Head Four Annas of India is a postage stamp prized by collectors. The 1854 first issues of India included a Four Annas value in red and blue.

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