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It was issued in Britain on 1 May 1840, for official use from 6 May of that year.Check Answer
Before this it was normal then for the recipient to pay postage on delivery.Check Answer
The word "philately" is the English version of the French word "philatélie", coined by Georges Herpin in 1864Check Answer
The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system.