History of stamp

The oldest stamp

The oldest in the world postal stamp was produced in Iran. So say the Iranian stamp collectors, and this is confirmed by a representative of the Islamic Republic of postal Ghafari. According to him, the first stamp was made ​​of clay in 336 BC, under the rule of the last king of the Achaemenid Darius III, defeated the armies of Alexander the Great.
The first series of postage stamps from the paper entitled "Bagheri" in Iran appeared 135 years ago when Nasreddin Shah.

According to "The News", according to Ghafari, stamps for collectors Iran considered the most expensive in the world. Total in Iran produced 1.87 million sets of stamps on various subjects, 600 of which - in the last 25 years.