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Currency and Numismatics ➔ Postage Stamp, British Penny Black

Identifier:
1999.33.1
Description:
The penny black is the world's first postage stamp. As such, it will provide an exciting treasure to be seen in its location as the representative object for S is for Stamps in the Collection: A-Z Introduction.
Date:
184 – 1840
Materials:
Paper
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Purchased With Funds From Friends Of The Public Museum
Exhibit/Program
Introduction to Collecting A-Z ()
Makers/Donors
British Postal Service

Seller, Funds provided by Friends of the PMGR Acquisition Account

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