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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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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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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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Tthe first officially perforated(small holes between sheets) stamps were issued in which year ?

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1845
1848
1851
1854

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Perforations are small holes made between individual postage stamps on a sheet or page of stamps, allowing for the easier separation of individual stamps

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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 was the first tricolor stamp of the world and was issued on 1 July 1845 ?

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Basel Dove
British Guiana 1c magenta
Inverted Jenny
Scinde Dawk

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It was issued by the Swiss canton of Basel.

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Identify this famous postage stamp.

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Basel Dove
British Guiana 1c magenta
Inverted Jenny
Penny Red

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It is regarded by many philatelists as the world's most famous stamp

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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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