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In 1988 this postcard (with pre-printed stamp) was issued to celebrate 400 years of printing in Latvia



Issued on 8 August 2013 in a series 'Building a Nation' - Linotype operator            (U.S.A.)


The very first post in this thread featured Ottmar Merganthaler. I have found two more First Day Covers

Postcard postmarked on day of issue


Two envelopes with linotype machines printed on them....from 1906 and 1908


Post 82 on page 6 and further to 177 on page 12


Issued in 1997, Rodrigo Alvares, Printer, Porto Museum               (Portugal)


Issued on 13 May 2008 for the Bicentenary of the National Press                     (Brazil)


Issued on 5 January 2015 in a series 'Handicrafts'       Screenprinting        (France)
This is the only stamp I know of to show screenprinting


Issued on 29 May 1976 for the International Stamp Exhibition - INTERPHIL-76                (Portugal)


Issued on 2 June 1971                                                                      (Guernsey)
Thomas De La Rue moved from Guernsey to London and eventually, in 1821 set up as a printer.

2p value - issued in 1862, Queen Victoria (Hong Kong)

2½p value - issued in 1855, Queen Victoria (Great Britain)

4p value - issued in 1863, King Victor Emanuel III (Italy)

7½p value - issued in 1862  De La Rue supplied to the Confederate States, the only American stamp to be produced abroad: the Five Cents Blue, adorned with the head of Jefferson Davis.


Issued on 27 February 1957 for the Graphic Fair Lausanne                  (Switzerland)
The image is entitled - Inking Unit of a Printing Press


Issued on 3 June 2003  The 300th Anniversary of the Printing Company Johann Enschede               (Suriname)

The printing House

Stamp from 1883

Details of banknote from 1826


Issued on 3 June 2003                       The 300th Anniversary of The Printing Company Johann Enschede                      (Netherlands Antilles)

Johann Enschede and Sons Printers Headquarters


Issued on 5 December 1974         Stamp printing          (Lebanon)


Issued on 15 July 2022 for the 150th anniversary of the Romanian Stamp Printing Factory           (Romania)
Although there is no printing press on the stamp there is on the mini sheet

Two of the three stamps on bottom right of mini sheet appear in this thread - post 119 on page 9 and post 131 on page 9. The middle stamp of the three was issued on 13 August 1997 to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Fabrica de Timbre (Stamp Printing Works).

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