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Green Half Penny Stamp Help Identifying

 
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Posted 08/12/2020   7:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add george22 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Would like help to identify postmark and where stamp is from.
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Posted 08/12/2020   7:19 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add StatesmanStamper to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
You might consider creating these help request threads under the World Classics section.

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Posted 08/12/2020   7:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nigelc to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi George,

This has been cut out from a British newspaper wrapper from 1902.

The postmark, "NPB" stands for the GPO's "Newspaper Branch".
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Posted 08/13/2020   12:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add george22 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi thanks or al your help.
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Posted 08/13/2020   09:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Noocassel to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great Britain and the Northern Ireland are the only country that still never put their mane on a stamp. Back in 1840 when the first adhesive postage stamps were used only Britain had stamps so there was no need to put any reference to the country.
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Posted 08/13/2020   6:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add waddsbadds to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
<the only country that still never put their mane on a stamp>

Not strictly true, here are a couple of British stamps with a "mane":

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