Stamp: 175 Years of Postage Stamps

This simple and elegant stamp from Deutsche Post commemorates 175 years of postage stamps and features the world’s first postage stamp: the Penny Black.

Stamps DE 2015 175th Anniversary of the Penny Black

Country: Germany
Date of Issue: 1st September 2015

The original Penny Black was issued on 1st May 1840, in Great Britain.

This stamp is a charity stamp, commemorating Stamp Day: proceeds from the surcharge on the stamp are donated to the Foundation for Philately and Postal History in Germany.

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