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 When was the first U.S. postage stamp issued?

Answer The first United States postage stamp was issued on July 1, 1847. Prior to that date, the postmaster wrote the amount of postage in the upper right corner of envelopes. Postage could be prepaid, ... Read More »
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When was the first us postage stamp issued?

On July 1, 1847, what was then called the Post Office Department sold the first postage stamps, which depicted Benjamin Franklin and George Washington. Before postage stamps, postmasters noted the... Read More »
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When was the first U.S. postage stamp commemorating Eid issued?

The first Eid stamp was issued on Sept. 1, 2001 at 11:45 a.m in Des Plaines, Ill. The stamp was released nationwide on the same day. The first Eid stamp cost 34 cents. The stamp recognizes the Musl... Read More »
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When was the first postage stamp issued in Paris?

The first French postage stamp was issued in Paris in January 1849. The stamp bore the image of Ceres, the Roman goddess of growing plants, as drawn by Jacques-Jean Barre, an engraver at the Paris ... Read More »
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Where was the first postage stamp issued?

The first postage stamp was issued in Great Britain in 1840. It was known as the Penny Black, because it featured a portrait of Queen Victoria on a black background. Before stamps, the recipients o... Read More »
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