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2002 Day of Stamp - Set

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Technical details
  • 09.09.2002
  • Eurodesign
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  • Grafotisak d.o.o. Grude
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  • 35.50 x 24.14 mm
  • 0.80 BAM
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About Day of Stamp

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.

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