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.

England Postage Stamps | Virtually every one went into the hands of collectors and dealers

England Postage Stamps | Virtually every one went into the hands of collectors and dealers

Top 100 Most Rare Stamps | Postage Stamp Chat Board & Stamp Bulletin Board Forum • View topic ...

Top 100 Most Rare Stamps | Postage Stamp Chat Board & Stamp Bulletin Board Forum • View topic ...

Ministry of Food Ration Book (1941). Stamped by Renfrewshire County Food Office. Includes instuctions on 'How to use your ration book'. Has a section for writing in the details of retialers that they would be registered with to supply; butter, bacon, sugar, cooking fats, meat.   BBC - WW2 People's War - Ration Book: Scotland

Ministry of Food Ration Book (1941). Stamped by Renfrewshire County Food Office. Includes instuctions on 'How to use your ration book'. Has a section for writing in the details of retialers that they would be registered with to supply; butter, bacon, sugar, cooking fats, meat. BBC - WW2 People's War - Ration Book: Scotland

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Happy Birthday Masculine card using Stampin' Up Traveler and World Map stamp sets along with the new 2015 in color Tip Top Taupe.  Please visit my blog and comment craftingbuddy.blogspot.com

Happy Birthday Masculine card using Stampin' Up Traveler and World Map stamp sets along with the new 2015 in color Tip Top Taupe. Please visit my blog and comment craftingbuddy.blogspot.com

Rare world stamps | Celestamps :: World's Stamps Collection - Rare stamps

Rare world stamps | Celestamps :: World's Stamps Collection - Rare stamps

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The Year of the Child 11p Stamp (1979) Winnie-the-Pooh (A.A.Milne)

The Year of the Child 11p Stamp (1979) Winnie-the-Pooh (A.A.Milne)

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