The world's first postage stamp was issued by Great Britain in 1840. Featuring a bust of Queen Victoria, it has come to be known as the "Penny Black." It also marked the introduction of "uniform penny postage" in a mail system: the rate to carry a letter to ANY destination within the country was now the same, and not based on distance carried.

The world's first postage stamp was issued by Great Britain in 1840. Featuring a bust of Queen Victoria, it has come to be known as the "Penny Black." It also marked the introduction of "uniform penny postage" in a mail system: the rate to carry a letter to ANY destination within the country was now the same, and not based on distance carried.

Vintage Avon Collectible Paid Stamp After by NannasVintageAvon

Vintage Avon Collectible Paid Stamp After Shave Decanters Bottle

Vintage Avon Collectible Paid Stamp After by NannasVintageAvon

Moving house can be an expensive business, in more ways than one. You have to fork out for an army of solicitors, surveyors, estate agents and a removal firm, and then pay stamp duty, of course. But there is also the emotional cost of uprooting yourself from one neighbourhood to another.
 “Streatham is very, very unfashionable,” says Ailsa Feroze, cheerfully. “But it is a great area to live in. The community is friendly and incredibly social — everyone knows everyone — and having lived he...

Out with the old in Streatham: Victorian house becomes modern family home

Moving house can be an expensive business, in more ways than one. You have to fork out for an army of solicitors, surveyors, estate agents and a removal firm, and then pay stamp duty, of course. But there is also the emotional cost of uprooting yourself from one neighbourhood to another. “Streatham is very, very unfashionable,” says Ailsa Feroze, cheerfully. “But it is a great area to live in. The community is friendly and incredibly social — everyone knows everyone — and having lived he...

Vintage Avon 1970's PAID Stamp Windjammer Cologne Brown Glass Bottle Decanter

Vintage Avon 1970's PAID Stamp Windjammer Cologne Brown Glass Bottle Decanter

PAID IN FULL Self-Inking Office Rubber Stamp (Red) - M

PAID IN FULL Self-Inking Office Rubber Stamp (Red) - M

BERGHOFF FLAT TOP BEER CAN  -[STATE OF MICHIGAN TAX PAID STAMP]-

BERGHOFF FLAT TOP BEER CAN -[STATE OF MICHIGAN TAX PAID STAMP]-

PAID Self Inking Rubber Stamp (Blue) - M

PAID Self Inking Rubber Stamp (Blue) - M

Co-op stamps, you got these for your grocery shopping and off the milkman, great sheets of them that you had to lick and stick in books, before handing them in to collect free things from your local Co-op...usually glasses

Co-op stamps, you got these for your grocery shopping and off the milkman, great sheets of them that you had to lick and stick in books, before handing them in to collect free things from your local Co-op...usually glasses

Confederate Currency 1862 $100 Dollar CSA Train Note T-40 - Interest bearing notes  Description: This $100 Confederate note shows a Railway train with white smoke in the center with people on platform and along the left side of the note is standing woman holding a basket on her head representing a milkmaid. This note was printed with black ink and has no design on the reverse. On the back of this Confederate Money are three interest paid stamps.

Confederate Currency 1862 $100 Dollar CSA Train Note T-40 - Interest bearing notes Description: This $100 Confederate note shows a Railway train with white smoke in the center with people on platform and along the left side of the note is standing woman holding a basket on her head representing a milkmaid. This note was printed with black ink and has no design on the reverse. On the back of this Confederate Money are three interest paid stamps.

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