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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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The study of postage stamps and their use is known as

Postology
Philogy
Philately
Sinuly

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The word "philately" is the English version of the French word "philatélie", coined by Georges Herpin in 1864

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The first official U.S. stamps were created in

1847
1851
1856
1860

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Small holes made between individual postage stamps on a sheet or page of stamps, allowing for the easier separation of individual stamps are known as

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Jemiminaton
Cotrization
Perforations
Rouletting

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For arrox how many years, postage stamps were issued without perforations (small holes made between individual postage stamps) ?

around 5 years
around 10 years
around 15 years
around 20 years

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Which was the first country to issue postage stamps with perforations (small holes made between individual postage stamps on a sheet or page of stamps) ?

USA
Russia
Britain
Germany

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The first stamp was issued in which country where the shape of stamp was not rectangular ?

USA
UK
Australia
Poland

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The United States issued its first circular stamp in 2000 as a hologram of the earth

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Which country made the first stamp of wood and lace ?

USA
UK
Switzerland
Germany

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Identify this famous postage stamp.

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Basel Dove
British Guiana 1c magenta
Inverted Jenny
Penny Red

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It is regarded by many philatelists as the world's most famous stamp

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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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Its center design appears upside-down and it is probably the most famous error in American philately.

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