First Official Adhesive Postage Stamp, the Penny Black Issued in the United Kingdom
On this day in 1840, the Penny Black postage stamp was issued in the United Kingdom. It was the first official adhesive postage stamp in the world. It came into service on May 6, 1840.
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The link below is to an article with a number of rarely seen photos of Berlin following the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.
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