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Penny Black

EnglishEdit

Victoria on the One Penny Black, the first official stamp

EtymologyEdit

From its colour and face value.

NounEdit

Penny Black (plural Penny Blacks)

  1. (philately) The world's first official postage stamp, issued in 1840 in the United Kingdom as part of postal reforms.

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