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  1. What is the study of postage stamps and their use known as?
  2. Which stamp was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system?
  3. How much is a first class stamp in 2021?
  4. What colour was the penny black replaced by because of difficulty in seeing cancellation marks?

  5. In which year were stamps issued commemorating both the first flight of Concorde and the investiture of The Prince of Wales?
  6. Which Victorian is usually credited with the invention of the postage stamp?
  7. The UK's first commemorative stamps were issued for which event held at Wembley, England, in 1924?
  8. Which country is the only one in the world that does not feature its name on its postage stamp?
  9. Who was the first commoner to appear on UK postage stamp in 1964?
  10. Which French words are written on British airmail stamps?
  11. Which company is the world's longest established rare stamp dealer?


  1. Philately
  2. Penny Black
  3. 85 pence
  4. Red (became the Penny Red)
  5. 1969
  6. Rowland Hill
  7. British Empire Exhibition
  8. Great Britain
  9. William Shakespeare

  10. Par avion
  11. Stanley Gibbons or Gibbons

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