Some post firsts
Now a days, posts are of no importance. Thanks to instant messaging and e-mail, we don’t give a damn to letters and posts. Here are some ‘firsts’ related to post.
First air letter, England to France, sent by balloon-1785.
First mail carried by rail-UK-1830.
Use of Postage stamps-UK-1840.
First Christmas cards-UK-1843.
First stamps in USA-1847.
First letter boxes in UK-1852.
London postal districts first used-1858.
First Postcard sent-USA-1861.
First picture postcard-Switzerland-1872.
First Christmas stamp-Canada-1898.
First airmail service-India-1911.
First Transatlantic airmail service-1939.
First ZIP codes-USA-1963.
First self adhesive stamps-1964.
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