Stamp Quiz - September 2021

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Improve your grasp of philately and you’ll soon improve your stamp collection, and gain much more satisfaction from the hobby. So what better way to test that knowledge than with our regular philatelic quiz…

As we often say around these parts, knowledge is power. Improve your grasp of philately and you’ll soon improve your collection, and gain much more satisfaction from the hobby to boot. So what better way to test that knowledge than with a quiz? Test yourself with the teasers here and challenge your collector colleagues…

Stamp Quiz - September 2021

  1. Which alphabet letter appeared in the central design on the British Columbia 1865 3d deep blue?   

  2. Name the king featured on the 18 piastres stamp issued in Cyprus in 1928.

  3. Name the fruit that appeared on the first stamp of the Pitcairn Islands.

  4. A workman is shown on the first 1d stamp of Sierra Leone when the country became independent in 1961. What is the workman doing?

  5. Which animals appeared on the first stamps of Northern Rhodesia issued in 1925?

  6. What were the words written beneath XMAS 1899 on Canada’s Imperial Penny Postage stamp of that year?

  7. What postal crime is illustrated on a 1986 stamp of Micronesia?

  8. Which country issued bottle-shaped stamps in 2000, and what had the bottles contained?

  9. In which year was the posthorn first seen on Denmark’s stamps?

  10. Which language was used on the first stamps of Switzerland? 

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