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Started by printsmurf, June 06, 2020, 11:05:32 AM

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Illegitimate stamp.
Supposedly issued in 2010
P.R. Tongo does not exist.



That, as far as I am aware, is the last Gutenberg postage stamp (certainly the legitimate ones).


Dave Hughes

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printsmurf

Thanks Dave, much appreciated comment. 
Back now to printing presses on stamps.  This next stamp was issued on 28 July 2000 to celebrate Teodosija Sinaitski, who established the first Macedonian printing house in Thesalonika in 1838   (North Macedonia)





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Issued on 22 October 2013 to commemorate 425 years since the first printing press in Riga in 1588   (Latvia)




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Issued on 15 september 1981 to celebrate 150 years of the first printing house in Serbia  (Yugoslavia)




First Day Cover


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Issued on 20 October 1966 this airmail stamp celebrates the 100th anniversary of "Journal Officiel" Printing Works     (Saint-Pierre et Miquelon)




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Issued on 14 October 1966 on the 50th anniversary of the National Printing House.  (Uruguay)





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Issued on 21 November 1985 for a philatelic exhibition  (Ecuador)




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Issued on 29 May 2019 on the centenary of the war of independence  (Turkey)








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Issued on 13 November 1975 in a series 'Americana'  (U.S.A.)




First Day Cover


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Issued on 11 December 1987 on the 175th Anniversary of the Curaçao Courant Printing Company. Not many stamps show lead type and a composing stick.      (Netherlands Antilles)





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Issued on 28 February 1985   'Freedom of Speech'   (Costa Rica)




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Issued on 20 June 1968. 
Sebastián Francisco de Miranda y Rodríguez de Espinoza (March 28, 1750 – July 14, 1816), was a Venezuelan military leader and revolutionary.  (Venezuela)




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Another stamp showing type in a composing stick.  Issued on 21 August 1997 in a series 'Methods of Communication'    (Guernsey)




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Issued on 30 July 1964. 150th Death Anniversary of Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813), type designer.  (Italy)




Accompanying First Day Cover also shows a printing press



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