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KEP celebrates the 175th anniversary of the world's first postage stamp by issuing a souvenir sheet. On May 6th, 1840 the first ever postage stamp was issued in Great Britain, which initiated the philatelic movement. The stamp is known in philately as the “Penny Black” (because of the miniature's colour and face value).
|Date of issue||02 July 2015|
|Paper||coated, gummed, 110 g/m²|
|Printing method||full-color offset lithography + pantone gold|
|Printer house||Cartor Security Printing|
- Hide detailsSouvenir Sheet
Souvenir Sheet. B3. 175th Anniversary of the World's First Postage Stamp.
Souvenir sheet consists of a stamp, depicting the "Penny Black", the world's first postage stamp.Show details
Size (mm) 100.00 x 80.00 Face value (KGS) 250 KEP catalogue no. Souvenir Sheet no. 3 Michel catalogue no. Block 2 (price: 12.00) Perforation framed 13.33:13 Quantity issued 10 000 Scott catalogue no. 10 Stamp size (mm) 30.00 х 40.00 WNS catalogue no. KG019.15 Yvert et Tellier catalogue no. BF2 Price Quantity 250.00 KGS
($ 3.58)Additional info
- Hide detailsCancelled Souvenir Sheet
Cancelled Souvenir Sheet. BCTO3. 175th Anniversary of the World's First Postage Stamp.Show details
Size (mm) 100.00 x 80.00 Price Quantity 190.00 KGS
($ 2.72)Additional info
- Hide detailsFirst Day Cover
First Day Cover. FDC6. 'Penny Black' 175th Anniversary.
For this issue we made a first day cover. The souvenir sheet is affixed to a specially designed envelope and is cancelled with a special pictorial first day cancellation.Show details
Size (mm) 190.00 x 130.00 KEP catalogue no. FDC no. 6 Quantity issued 400 Price Quantity 375.00 KGS
($ 5.37)Additional info