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Two newspaper stamps from South Korea

Issued on 31 October 1983 for the 100th anniversary of 1st Korean Newspaper "Hansong Sunbo"

Issued on 6 April 1996 for the centenary of the newspaper "Tongnip Shinmun"


Issued on 19 April 2004 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the First Dictionary in Albanian language by Konstadin Kristoforidi               (Macedonia)

Kostandin Kristoforidhi, was an Albanian translator and scholar. He is mostly known for having translated the New Testament into Albanian for the first time in the Gheg Albanian dialect in 1872.


Issued on 2 August 2023 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first stamp printed in New Zealand


Issued on 13 November 2016 for the 350th anniversary of first Armenian Language Bible            (Armenia)



Issued on 26 March 1966 for the National Press Centenary                                           (Egypt)


Issued on 20 October 1989 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Al-Ittihad newspaper    (United Arab Emirates)


Issued on 13 March 2003 for the 40th anniversary of the Island Sun Newspaper             (British Virgin Islands)


Two newspaper stamps from Kazakhstan

Issued on 17 July 2019 to celebrate 100 years of the newspaper Egemen Kazakhstan

Issued on 22 June 2020 to celebrate 100 years of the newspaper Kazakhstanskaya Pravda


Two from North Macedonia

Issued on 13 September 1994   50 years of the newspapers "Nova Makedonija" and "Mlad Borec"

Issued on 10 June 2011  The 100th anniversary of the Albanian Language Newspaper Shkupi


Issued on 17 June 2022 on the 120th anniversary of Ta Kung Pao newspaper                   (Hong Kong)


Issued in 2005 (no date specified)      Juan Géronimo Ferrúa    (Dominican Republic)

Pionero en la impresión de Sellos Postales = Pioneer in Postage Stamp Printing


Issued on 5 May 1981    Isaiah Thomas                          (U.S.A.)

Isaiah Thomas,  (1749 - 1831), was a radical anti-British printer and journalist who published the Massachusetts Spy from 1770 to 1801. He was instrumental in starting the Revolution and once the new nation was founded he became its principal and most successful printer, publisher, and bookseller.


Issued on 1 June 2001 to celebrate 75 years of publication of The Nigerian Daily Times.   


Issued on 23 June 1999 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the La Marcha newspaper    (Uruguay)


Issued on 22 February 1973 in a series 'History of the United States of America'      (Nicaragua)

John Peter Zenger was a New York printer and journalist whose famous acquittal in a libel suit (1735) established the first important victory for freedom of the press in the English colonies of North America.

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