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Johannes Gutenberg - World Postage Stamps

The Gutenberg Museum represents Mainz in a series of stamps (Scott #869-879A) commemorating the state capitals of Germany (Germany, Scott#875).

Johannes Gutenberg - World Postage Stamps

Part of a series of air mail stamps issued on 15 May 1948 commemorating Explorers and Inventors, this striking issue depicts Johann Gutenberg in the foreground, with his printing press and a 20th-century newspaper press in the background (Hungary, Scott #C53).

Johannes Gutenberg - World Postage Stamps
Johannes Gutenberg - Postage Stamps
The centennial of the Printers’ and Papermakers’ Union in Hungary is commemorated by two stamps, one of which is a portrait of Gutenberg (Hungary, Scott #1455).


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A postage stamp is adhesive paper evidence of a fee paid for postal services. Usually a small rectangle attached to an envelope, the stamp signifies the person sending it has fully or partly paid for delivery. The study of postage stamps is philately. Stamp collecting is the hobby of collecting stamps. Source: Wikipedia.