The world's first postage stamp was issued by Great Britain in 1840. Featuring a bust of Queen Victoria, it has come to be known as the "Penny Black." It also marked the introduction of "uniform penny postage" in a mail system: the rate to carry a letter to ANY destination within the country was now the same, and not based on distance carried.

The world's first postage stamp was issued by Great Britain in 1840. Featuring a bust of Queen Victoria, it has come to be known as the "Penny Black." It also marked the introduction of "uniform penny postage" in a mail system: the rate to carry a letter to ANY destination within the country was now the same, and not based on distance carried.

PRE-PAID STAMPED STATIONERY - While an Englishman, Rowland Hill came up with the idea of pre-paying postage with a "stamp" in 1837, NSW Australia was the first place to pioneer the use of stamps. Sydney's Postmaster General introduced a system of pre-payment for letters in November 1838. Two years later, on 6 May 1840, the first stamp was issued in England – the Penny Black.

PRE-PAID STAMPED STATIONERY - While an Englishman, Rowland Hill came up with the idea of pre-paying postage with a "stamp" in 1837, NSW Australia was the first place to pioneer the use of stamps. Sydney's Postmaster General introduced a system of pre-payment for letters in November 1838. Two years later, on 6 May 1840, the first stamp was issued in England – the Penny Black.

Co-op stamps, you got these for your grocery shopping and off the milkman, great sheets of them that you had to lick and stick in books, before handing them in to collect free things from your local Co-op...usually glasses

Co-op stamps, you got these for your grocery shopping and off the milkman, great sheets of them that you had to lick and stick in books, before handing them in to collect free things from your local Co-op...usually glasses

Moving house can be an expensive business, in more ways than one. You have to fork out for an army of solicitors, surveyors, estate agents and a removal firm, and then pay stamp duty, of course. But there is also the emotional cost of uprooting yourself from one neighbourhood to another.
 “Streatham is very, very unfashionable,” says Ailsa Feroze, cheerfully. “But it is a great area to live in. The community is friendly and incredibly social — everyone knows everyone — and having lived he...

Out with the old in Streatham: Victorian house becomes modern family home

Moving house can be an expensive business, in more ways than one. You have to fork out for an army of solicitors, surveyors, estate agents and a removal firm, and then pay stamp duty, of course. But there is also the emotional cost of uprooting yourself from one neighbourhood to another. “Streatham is very, very unfashionable,” says Ailsa Feroze, cheerfully. “But it is a great area to live in. The community is friendly and incredibly social — everyone knows everyone — and having lived he...

Shiny Self Inking Rubber Date Stamp PAID Red Ink (S-303)

Shiny Self Inking Rubber Date Stamp PAID Red Ink (S-303)

Confederate Currency 1862 $100 Dollar CSA Train Note T-40 - Interest bearing notes  Description: This $100 Confederate note shows a Railway train with white smoke in the center with people on platform and along the left side of the note is standing woman holding a basket on her head representing a milkmaid. This note was printed with black ink and has no design on the reverse. On the back of this Confederate Money are three interest paid stamps.

Confederate Currency 1862 $100 Dollar CSA Train Note T-40 - Interest bearing notes Description: This $100 Confederate note shows a Railway train with white smoke in the center with people on platform and along the left side of the note is standing woman holding a basket on her head representing a milkmaid. This note was printed with black ink and has no design on the reverse. On the back of this Confederate Money are three interest paid stamps.

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) argued the revised American Health Care Act is “the first time that Republicans have affirmatively put their stamp of approval on a program where federal money, taxpayer money, is paid to insurance companies.” He later characterized subsidizing insurance companies as “deplorable.”

RAND PAUL: GOP SUBSIDIZING INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS IS DEPLORABLE

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) argued the revised American Health Care Act is “the first time that Republicans have affirmatively put their stamp of approval on a program where federal money, taxpayer money, is paid to insurance companies.” He later characterized subsidizing insurance companies as “deplorable.”

Paid stamps for Casa Lopez

Paid stamps for Casa Lopez

Fun request by the client to do paid stamps for his business "Casa Lopez".

{from our "itty bitty" collection}.  This Itty Bitty contains 3 stamps.  Mistletoe measures approximately .5" x 2".  Postage paid stamp and The Wonder of it all tag stamp both measure approximately 1" x 2.5".  All Unity Stamps are pre-cut, mounted on cling foam and ready to use right out of the package – you can mount our stamps on any acrylic block.    Unity is known for its HIGH QUALITY red rubber stamp – to be used for years to come.    All Unity Stamps are pre-cut, mounted on cling foam…

Wonder of It {Authentique Itty Bitty}

{from our "itty bitty" collection}. This Itty Bitty contains 3 stamps. Mistletoe measures approximately .5" x 2". Postage paid stamp and The Wonder of it all tag stamp both measure approximately 1" x 2.5". All Unity Stamps are pre-cut, mounted on cling foam and ready to use right out of the package – you can mount our stamps on any acrylic block. Unity is known for its HIGH QUALITY red rubber stamp – to be used for years to come. All Unity Stamps are pre-cut, mounted on cling foam…

"Paid" Stamp #4870 Dollhouse Miniature #MultiMinis

"Paid" Stamp #4870 Dollhouse Miniature

"Paid" Stamp #4870 Dollhouse Miniature #MultiMinis

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