postage stamp

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a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid

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5 In which year was Britain's first adhesive postage stamp the Penny Black issued?
The Penny Black, the world's first adhesive postage stamp, was issued on May 1 1840, for use from May 6 of that year.
One - a design entered in an 1839 competition for the world's first adhesive postage stamp - went for pounds 50,700.
The company quickly gained a reputation for innovation, producing the first adhesive postage stamp in 1840.
In the same year, to certify that postage had been paid on a letter, the sender could affix the first adhesive postage stamp.
It was posted just weeks after the official May 6,1840, launch of the first adhesive postage stamp - the Penny Black.
On This Day: 1840: The first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, was officially issued.