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Does Norway use postage stamps?

Yes, every country uses postage stamps.


Did they have postage stamps in 1787?

No, they did not exist then. Great Britain introduced the first postage stamps in 1840.


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No. When mailing items you use the stamps of the country of origin.


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No, you have to use stamps from the country of origin of the mail. In this case you will have to use Italian postage stamps.


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The country of origin.


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Why are Tonga postage stamps oval shaped?

Tonga is a country that specializes in making money by creating unusual postage stamps to spur interest in the collecting community. They were one of the first countries to have self adhesive stamps. In addition to ovals, they had banana and shell shaped stamps.


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