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Penny for your thoughts: world’s first stamp expected to fetch R122m

The Penny Black, dating from 1840 and which started the postage system, goes under the hammer soon

26 October 2021 - 19:20 By Reuters

An example of the world’s first postage stamp, the Penny Black, is being offered at auction, Sotheby's said this week, with a price estimate of up to $8.25m (about R122m)...

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