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Friday , 1, May 2015 Comments Off on Did You Know…?

…that on this date in 1840, the first official adhesive postage stamp was issued in Great Britain? Up until the late 1830s, the recipient of the letter was supposed to pay upon delivery. Rates were inconsistent: postage was calculated based on number of sheets of paper and the distance from sender to recipient. The rules […]

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