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First world postal stamp ever issued : the Penny Black, Great Britain, 1840.

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Source http://www.uno.edu/~asoble/main.htm --> Dead link, 404 error
Archived source : https://web.archive.org/web/20031005130408/www.uno.edu/~asoble/images/pblack2.jpg
Author General Post Office of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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This work created by the United Kingdom Government is in the public domain.

This is because it is one of the following:

  1. It is a photograph taken prior to 1 June 1957; or
  2. It was published prior to 1968; or
  3. It is an artistic work other than a photograph or engraving (e.g. a painting) which was created prior to 1968.

HMSO has declared that the expiry of Crown Copyrights applies worldwide (ref: HMSO Email Reply)
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See also Copyright and Crown copyright artistic works.

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current09:14, 28 August 2007Thumbnail for version as of 09:14, 28 August 2007491 × 570 (362 KB)Сдобников А.
15:23, 6 April 2005Thumbnail for version as of 15:23, 6 April 2005468 × 549 (49 KB)SebjarodFirst world postal stamp ever issued : the Penny Black, Great Britain, 1840. Source : source : http://www.uno.edu/~asoble/main.htm {{PD}} Category:stamps

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