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Around the world in 50 stamps

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 50: Milan, Italy - January 30, 2017: E.T. the Extraterrestrial on american postage stamp

USA

Before the age of mobile phones, social media and texting, letters were the medium and postage stamps the value paid for communication. This humble piece of sticky paper depicted history, famous figures and works of art. Here’s a look at some stamps from across the world.

(Pictured) A postal stamp from the United States.

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