Who invented postage stamps?

Answer An Englishman named Rowland Hill invented the postage stamp. The first stamp was called the "Penny Black," and was released in England on May 6, 1840. Before the invention of the postage stamp, the... Read More »

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Who invented the system of paying for postage stamps?

Rowland Hill invented the postage stamp in 1840. He was later knighted by Queen Victoria for this achievement. Before Hill invented the stamp, postage was paid, based on weight and distance, by the... Read More »

Are forever stamps valid postage stamps?

Forever stamps are valid postage for domestic letters of up to one ounce. When used to send international letters, the postage value is the same as the current value of a standard First Class stamp... Read More »

PC Printing of Postage Stamps Vs. Machine Postage Stamp Printing?

People can't always get to the post office. Whether it is for business or personal use, many choose to print their postage from their homes or offices. The United States Postal Service (USPS) offer... Read More »

How to Use Old Postage Stamps?

If you found some old postage stamps in a drawer while spring cleaning, do not throw them away. Postal stamps do not expire, so you can still use them to send mail. The value is printed on the st... Read More »