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The 175th anniversary of postage stamps - Set

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Technical details
  • 22.09.2015
  • Vidale and Gloesener (L)
  • Cartor Security Printing (F)
  • Offset Lithographic + 1 colour gold
  • 4 Colours
  • 60 x 32 mm, 10 stamps per sheet
  • €0.70
About The 175th anniversary of postage stamps

The first postage stamp was issued in 1840 in Great Britain and Ireland at the initiative of Rowland Hill as part of a reform of the postal system. Its official use began in May of the same year.

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