Penny Red postage stamp

Penny Red postage stamp

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: The Penny Red, the second postage stamp issued in the United Kingdom. Featuring a bust of Queen Victoria, this replaced the famous Penny Black in 1841 and remained in production until 1879. Image taken from The Tapling Collection. Originally published in United Kingdom, 1858-79.

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