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Which was the world's first adhesive postage stamp ?

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Penny Black
Penny Dark
Penny Country
Penny Blue

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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 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 world's first Postage Stamp cancellation ink color was

Red
Green
White
Black

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The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system.

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In which time period, India started using Postage Stamps ?

1840s
1850s
1860s
1870s

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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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Which country made the first stamp of synthetic chemicals ?

USA
UK
Australia
Germany

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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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