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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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Before the invention of Postage Stamps, the postage fee was provided by

Sender
Recipient
Post Office
Fee was not applied at that time

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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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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 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 wood and lace ?

USA
UK
Switzerland
Germany

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

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Which is the the first postage stamps in Asia ?

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Basel Dove
Scinde Dawk
Inverted Jenny
Inverted Head 4 Annas

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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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