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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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The first official U.S. stamps were created in

1847
1851
1856
1860

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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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Which country made the first stamp of plastic ?

USA
UK
Australia
Poland

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Which country made the first stamp of silver foil ?

USA
Netherlands
Switzerland
Germany

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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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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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Which postage stamp holds the world's record auction sales price for a single postage stamp ?

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Treskilling Yellow
Scinde Dawk
Inverted Jenny
Inverted Head 4 Annas

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