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Issued on 22 July 1994    Printing the Postage Stamps     (Moldova)




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Issued on 7 November 1995    National Printer      (Northern Cyprus)



First Day Cover



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Issued on 30 March 1979 to celebrate the first stamps printed at the Government Printing Works in Pretoria.  The First Day Cover shows a printing press.                      (South Africa)




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Issued in 1980 to celebrate 110 years of the Trade Union of Printing Workers.                                          (Poland)

The preprinted postage panel features a printer inking a forme with press in background and a typecase by his left elbow. The graphics bottom left show a griffon with ink balls.

Postmarked 30 May 1981 celebrating 35 years of Prasowe Zakłady Graficzne, (literal translation - press graphic designs) established in 1946 at in Bydgoszcz.        (Poland)



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Issued on 8 September 1982 - Information Technology.          (United Kingdom)



The First Day Cover is of interest






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First Day Covers for post number 138 on page 10 of this thread. I could go back and retrospectively add covers to posts, but if you have been on this thread already you may not want to keep trawling back to see if something has been added or not. Post number and page number are there at start of post should you wish to return. I shall only be adding those covers which show printing presses as some do not and some just have a larger image of the stamp.







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Issued on 23 September 1978 to celebrate L'Imprimerie Nationale, the French Government Printing Works      (France)



Although the stamp itself has no print related image some First Day Covers do.









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Issued on 31 January 2012 in a series 'Black Heritage.   John Johnson was an American publisher.       (U.S.A.)



First Day Cover shows a printing press



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Issued on 17 May 1979 to celebrate 100 years of the Federal Printing Plant.     (Berlin)

No print related image here but First Day Cover is interesting
           




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Issued on 20 June 1943 to celebrate 350 years of printing in the Philippines. The stamp is a regular issue, surcharged and overprinted with the word "Limbagan" which is Filipino for printing and the dates 1593-1943



The Philippines were under Japanese occupation so the accompanying First Day Covers carry the stamp of the Japanese Military Police Censor.






Tomás Pinpin was the first Philippine printer and is sometimes referred as the "Prince of the Filipino Printers."




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Post 65 on page 5

More First Day Covers for this stamp







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Issued on 16 May 1981 this stamp shows a postage stamp transfer-roller. The image on the roller is of André de Cock (1880-1964) the founder of the Belgian Postal Museum.            (Belgium)





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