Saturday, 16 April 2016

The Stamps that Changed The World

Penny Black the stamps that changed theworld

The Postal Museum’s campaign to take the revolutionary and iconic Penny Black and Two-penny Blue registration sheets abroad for the first time in their 175 year history. British stamps abroad for the first time - making it possible to share this truly great innovation and British success story with the world

As the web site says ‘£50,000 is needed to help make this a reality. By donating to the #YourStamp campaign, you can directly support one of the remaining 433 stamps on the original sheets as they wind their way across the pond. Help get this inspiring British story in front of an expected international audience of 250,000 stamp collectors from beginners to enthusiasts and in turn, promote the history of GB philately and help secure growing interest its future’