Penny Black


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Penny Black

the first adhesive postage stamp, issued in Britain in 1840; an imperforate stamp bearing the profile of Queen Victoria on a dark background
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But now, four leather-bound albums full of stamps, including the Penny Black and a Two Penny Blue worth up to PS400, have been taken after Mr Brown's home was burgled while he was on holiday in New York and Florida with daughter Christine.
The Penny Black features the unmistakable image of the very first stamp, the Penny Black, with is given a Pop Art edge by silk-screening red, silver, blue, pink and yellow versions into the series.
Lots include the UK's famous Penny Black stamp, Indian rupees used by GCC countries before 1959, Saudi stamps dating back to the 1920s, a wooden Bahraini camera from the 1960s and a rare Coca-Cola bottle more than 100 years old.
Two Pence Blues (below) are the sister stamp to the Penny Black and came out at the same time.
I've seen the Penny Black example Jim's holding in the photograph.
Line-up: The Thirst + The Penny Black Remedy + Bugz in the Attic DJ Set + Motiv + Brixton Hillbillies + Redtrack + New Adventures + Laurent + T-Breakz
No I am not an avid collector hunting out a priceless Penny Black but I just want a simple postage stamp so I can send a letter to Abu Dhabi.
Maybe I will use a Penny Black next time and try to post a letter.
But a Penny Black (pictured left) could be worth 50p if it's in poor condition yet a rare mint copy could be worth pounds 20,000.
Initially, the idea was to get a sample of as many different varieties as possible--though one English enthusiast papered the walls of a room with used copies of Britain's (and the world's) first stamp, the one penny black Victoria of 1840.
The introduction of the Penny Black was revolutionary in the 1840's as it truly changed the way in which people communicated," said Michael J.
Pub name: The Penny Black Address: Ellerton Road, Hartburn, Stockton, TS18 5PU.