Stamp Quiz #3 - test your stamp knowledge

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26 April 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 # 3

  1. Which African country was first to issue non-colonial postage stamps?

  2. What were the two oils postmaster had to mix with printer’s ink to make obliterator ink for cancelling the first Penny Blacks in 1840?

  3. In which year was a GB 4½d stamp first issued?

  4. Which country was first to use catapult mail; and in which year?

  5. Which king is portrayed on the 1886 first stamp of the Protectorate Kingdom of Tonga?

  6. Which ship features on the 1.50 franc stamp issued by France in 1935?

  7. Which sport is celebrated on the 3 cent 1928 Netherlands Olympics stamp?

  8. What 1925 event was celebrated in Norway with a set of Air stamps?

  9. What production method was used to create Portugal’s first postage stamps in 1853?

  10. Which ruler appeared on the first stamps of Liechtenstein?

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