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Issued on 3 January 1961 to celebrate 300 years of the Polish Press                (Poland)

Merkuriusz Polski Ordynaryjny was the first Polish newspaper, published from 1661, first in Kraków, then in Warsaw.

The magazine Proletariat was established in Warsaw in 1883

"Rzeczpospolita" first issue 1944

On 23 July 1944, when the war had not yet ended, the first issue of Rzeczpospolita, a newspaper of the Polish Committee of National Liberation, was published in Chełm.

Issued on 15 June 2020 to celebrate 100 years of Rzeczpospolita newspaper which was originally founded as a daily newspaper of the conservative Christian National Party during interwar Poland.


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)


Cinderella stamp from Poland


Pamieci drukarxy TWZW - in memory of the printers from 1941 -1944

Down the left side of the stamp   Dochod ze sprzedazy przeznaczony na rozwoj kolportazu - Proceeds from sales allocated to development distribution

Down the right side of the stamp    zt100   Poczta Niezalezna Druk STOP - Freelance Mail Foot Printing (picture is of foot operated treadle platen press)


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 Septemner 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)

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