STAMP PHILATELY
Great Britain - Newspaper Wrapper - King Edward VII
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09-April-2014 12:19:01 AM
GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
United Kingdom
Type
Postal Service
Class
Newspaper
Front Inscription
POSTAGE HALFPENNY
Face Value
½ penny
Gum
Gum
Dimension
126 × 320 mm
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Very Fine
Great Britain - Newspaper Wrapper - King Edward VII
In philately a wrapper is a form of postal stationery which pays the cost of the delivery of a newspaper or a periodical. The wrapper is a sheet of paper, large enough to wrap around a folded or rolled newspaper and with animprinted stamp to pay the cost of postage. Some catalogs and reference books refer to a wrapper as postal bands which comes from the French termbandes postale. Still others refer to it as a newspaper wrapper orperiodical wrapper.
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