Wikicollecting\'s guide to the Great Britain 1841 Penny Red stamp

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2015-06-26 10:12:19

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Wikicollecting's guide to the Great Britain 1841 Penny Red stamp, issued in 1841 as a successor to the Great Britain 1840 Penny Black, the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. The Penny Red became Britain’s longest-serving stamp between February 1841 and November 1879. It was issued at a standard postage rate of 1d, and around 21 billion were issued.
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Dan Jones

2015-06-26 10:12:19

I have always liked Wikicollecting's helpful guides to the basics of collecting memorabilia of all kinds.




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