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Two stamps issued on 25 June 2008 to celebrate 500 years of the first book in Romania

Side pane shows some young printers


Mini sheet


Issued on 7 May 2004 for the Tenth Government Postage Stamp Printers' Conference, Krakow           (Poland)

A 'black print/dry proof' of the stamp - not for postal use

That is the last of the 'lost posts'.


Issued today (28 September 2023)      Traditional Professions : Engravers           (Spain)


Issued on 26 November 2011 in a series 'Trades of Yesteryear'              (Luxembourg)
The 1.20€ (with 0.25€ surcharge) is titled 'Bookprinter'


Issued on 17 November 1970 for the 50th Anniversary of the Newspaper Unen                 (Mongolia)

The 70th anniversary was celebrated by the issue of a stamp on 1 April 1990


Issued on 19 November 1984 for the 150th anniversary of Observer newspaper             (Sri Lanka)

Issued on 7 May 2006 for the centenary of Sinhala Bauddhaya newspaper


Issued on 11 April 1979 to celebrate the first Publication of Khalq          (Afghanistan)

Khalq was a faction of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan, as well as the name of the leftist newspaper produced by the same movement.

Nur Muhammad Taraki (1916-1979), President of the Republic.


Issued on 8 October 2008 for the 20th anniversary of Latvijas Tautas Frontei and Atmoda                       (Latvia)

Latvijas Tautas Frontei (Latvian People's Front) and Atmoda (Awakening)(first independent opposition newspaper).


Issued on 18 December 2006 for the 50th anniversary of the Creation Newspaper El Moudjahid        (Algeria)


Issued on 9 March 1978 to celebrate 500 years of printing in Geneva           (Switzerland)

Frontpage of the First Geneva Book "Melusine"

First Day Cover

Four page booklet


Issued on 23 October 1985                    (Peru)
First Book Printed in South America - Doctrina Christiana, 1585

The stamp shows the frontispiece


Issued on 22 April 2000 for the 475th anniversary of First Known Printed Publication in Estonia, the Lutheran Catechism


Issued on 11 May 1941 for the 400th anniversary of the first Bible in Swedish                            (Sweden)


Issued on 17 December 1975     Textile printer      (Bhutan)

Re-issued with a surcharge in October 1978


Issued on 2 May 1986        Batik Printer            (Singapore)

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