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UN postal union acquires world’s first postage stamp issued in 1840

Thursday, February 16th 2012 - 21:00 UTC
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The United Nations postal union reported this week it has acquired what is probably the world’s best-known stamp – the Penny Black – which was issued 172 years ago and shows a profile image of United Kingdom’s Queen Victoria on a black background. Read full article

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  • briton

    What the hell does a the UN want with stamps,
    And who paid for them, with whose money,

    On a brighter note, if they ever tried to use them,
    It would take the P.O. just as long to deliver them .lol.
    .

    Feb 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    Why on earth there is a The United Nations postal union is just troubling.

    “And who paid for them, with whose money,”

    Taxpayers of the nations who are a member of the UN.

    I say abolish the UN..a.s.a.p.

    Feb 16th, 2012 - 11:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • stick up your junta

    I say abolish the UN..a.s.a.p.

    You would say that being Dutch

    Dutch peacekeepers remember Mladic, the general who humiliated them
    Srebrenica was the worst humiliation in the recent history of the Dutch army, an experience which scarred the minds of hundreds of young soldiers who were there on UN peacekeeping duties.

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 08:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Well, it keeps them out of trouble.

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 10:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    Until the world comes up with an alternative, then the UN is all we have, .

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 07:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    “Dutch peacekeepers remember Mladic, the general who humiliated them
    Srebrenica was the worst humiliation in the recent history of the Dutch army, an experience which scarred the minds of hundreds of young soldiers who were there on UN peacekeeping duties. ”

    Seriously dick in your assjunta, you bore me with your old comments. The dutch soldiers, the best of the world, did nothing wrong, just following orders.

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 09:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • stick up your junta

    Seriously dick in your assjunta

    Do you kiss your mum with that mouth?

    The dutch soldiers, the best of the world, did nothing wrong, just following orders.

    Are you Fido in Drag?

    Feb 18th, 2012 - 04:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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