On this day 1st May, 1840 The first British Penny Black stamp went on sale. Invented by Rowland Hill, it was the world's first adhesive postage stamp and it became valid for postage on 5th May
The world's first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black (issued 1 May 1840, Britain)
Details about PENNY BLACK RUBBER STAMPS CLEAR FLORAL FUSION STAMP SET
ПЕННИ ЧЕРНЫЙ РЕЗИНОВЫЙ МАРКИ ЯСНО ЦВЕТОЧНЫЕ FUSION ШТАМП КОМПЛЕКТ
Penny Black Clear STAMPS - 395314
Букеты-пенни черные прозрачные марки лист 5"X7.5"
Penny Black Nom049243 Clear STAMPS 5 X 6.5 Sheet Tutu Sweet
Туту сладко-черный пенни четкие марки лист 5"X6.5"
A British Penny Black (with no country designation) was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was issued in Britain on May 1, 1840, for official use from May 6th of that year
The 1-penny black Swan stamp was issued in 1854.
Many people do not realise that Ireland issued the world's first postage stamp. As part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, the famous penny black stamp was issued in Ireland as well as test of the Kingdom.