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(EURI 2024) Journey to promote Records in Europe – P77 – The Penny Black (England): Europe’s First Adhesive Postage Stamp

23-04-2024

(WorldKings.org) The Penny Black is an iconic postage stamp that holds a significant place in philatelic history. It was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. The Penny Black was issued in Britain on May 1, 1840, and it featured a profile of Queen Victoria. It was named after its value of one penny and its black color.

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