2002 Day of Stamp - Set
2002 Day of Stamp - Set for only GBP £0.37
Postage stamp may readily described as a “printed security attached to mail”. The cradle of the first postage stamp was England where on May 6, 1840, a small sticky rectangular piece of paper appeared with an imprint and indication of postage. That was the famous “Black Penny” featuring the profile of queen Victoria. By mid-19th century, many postal authorities accepted the new way of payment of postal services. The first World Postal Union (UPU/WPU) was established in Bern in 1874, where also appeared philatelists, patient collectors who studied stamps.