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Issued on 2 may 2011 to celebrate 250 years of The Saarbrücker Zeitung, the daily newspaper for Saarbrücken and the Saarland.
Modern Private Post Offices     (Saarriva)     Germany

By "Modern Private Post Offices" I refer to the other competitors of Deutsche Post AG domestically and in international traffic to and from Germany after the liberalisation of the postal markets from 1998.

Linotype shown


A 'Cinderella stamp' is a label that looks like a postage stamp, but that has not been issued by an official, government postal administration for postal purposes.  The stamp in previous post would not be classified as a cinderella stamp as the German Postal System has been officially opened up after the liberalisation of the postal markets from 1998.
Local (unofficial) postal services use cinderella stamps to show postage has been paid, just like official organisations.
Issued in 1999 from East Timor, Ocussi-Ambeno
2 cent and 2 dollar values


Another FDC for the stamp in post 115 on page 8 and joins the FDc from post 316 on page 22


Issued on 8 November 2003      Book printing          (Belgium)


Issued on 14 December 2022 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Oman Daily newspaper      (Oman)

The newspaper started as a weekly, but changed to a daily in 1980.

The mini-sheet for the stamp shows copies coming off the press


Issued on 4 March 2016 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Allgemeine Zeitung.             (Namibia)

The Allgemeine Zeitung is a German language newspaper in Namibia. The stamp shows papers coming off the end of the press.


Issued on 6 December 2016 in a series 'Local Museums'    The Printing Museum                       (Luxembourg)


Issued on 18 September 2014 for 30 Years of Newspaper La Jornada                       (Mexico)
Stamp shows papers coming off the end of the press


Two of the previous three posts show stamps issued to celebrate newspaper anniversaries and show newspapers coming off the press. Other countries have also issued stamps for various newspaper anniversaries but with no print references.

Issued on 3 November 2003 for the 150th Anniversary of the Newspaper 'Faro de Vigo'        (Spain)

Issued on 24 July 2003 for the 120th anniversary of the Newspaper 'El Adelanto'            (Spain)

Issued on 15 January 1983 for the 55th anniversary of the newspaper 'Saenal'          (North Korea)

Issued on 14 May 1990 for the 75th Anniversary of 'La Prensa Grafica' Newspaper      (El Salvador)

Issued on 9 May 2000 for the 85th anniversary of 'La Prensa Grafica' Newspaper


Two stamps showing a flong

Issued on 1 October 1949 for their Newspaper Week                            (Japan)
Flong in the shape of a nib of a pen

Issued on 1 October 1953 for their newspaper week.                          (Ryukyu Islands)
Flong in the shape of a pencil                     


Issued on 6 February 1997 to mark 30 years of the newspaper "El Mundo".                            (El Salvador)


Issued on 12 November 2012 in a series The Printer's Art - Art Print: Screen print    (Liechtenstein)


Meghdoot postcard issued on 25 October 2007 for the Andhra Paresh state of India.  Schoolchildren learning screen printing


Issued on 29 April 2023 for the 250th anniversary of the first newspaper in Mauritius


Issued on 24 March 1984 for the centenary of "El Día" newspaper          (Argentina)
The stamp shows a printing cylinder

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