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Stamps : Deluxe Collector's Edition


Stamps : Deluxe Collector's Edition
  • Publisher: xhumans
  • Genre: Reference
  • Released: 15 Mar, 2011
  • Size: 40.7 MB
  • Price: $4.99
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Description

STAMPS : Deluxe Collector's Edition
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STAMPS : Deluxe Collector's Edition

An Epic HD CinePhotaic™ Experience

Although a number of people laid claim to the concept of the postage stamp, it is well documented that stamps were first introduced in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on 1 May 1840, as a part of postal reforms promoted by Sir Rowland Hill. With its introduction, the postage fee was now to be paid by the sender and not the recipient, though it was still possible to send mail without prepaying.

The first stamp, the penny black, was put on sale on 1 May, to be valid as of 6 May 1840; two days later the two pence blue was introduced. Both show an engraving of the young Queen Victoria, with smooth, unperforated edges. At the time, there was no reason to include the United Kingdom’s name on the stamp; the UK remains the only country not to identify itself by name on postal stamps, as it simply uses the current monarch’s head as implicit identification.

Other countries soon followed with their own stamps. The Canton of Zürich in Switzerland issued the Zurich 4 and 6 rappen on 1 March 1843. Although the Penny Black could be used to send a letter less than half an ounce anywhere within the United Kingdom, the Swiss did not initially adopt that system, instead continuing to calculate mail rates based on distance to be delivered. In 1845 some postmasters in the United States issued their own stamps, but it was not until 1847 that the first official U.S. stamps were created, 5 and 10 cent issues depicting Benjamin Franklin and George Washington.

STAMPS : Deluxe Collector's Edition is an image gallery type application showing images of Stamps.
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STAMPS : Deluxe Collector's Edition

“Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.”
Josh Billings

“The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.”
Napoleon Hill

“All science is either physics or stamp collecting.”
Ernest Rutherford

“Philately starts where the catalogue ends.”
Anonymous

“What should I do? I think the best thing is to order a stamp with my face on it.”
Charles, Emperor of Austria
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Outstanding Features :

CinePhotaic™ Image Processor
Projector Prime™
Gravity Motion Dynamic Engine (GMDE)
ExpandiMage Realtime Image Enlargement
SureStack - ADON Engine (Advanced Dynamic Oscillating Network)
QuandraPlay with dandiMation
B.U.M.P. Broadband Utility Masking Pulsatron
TouchMan Pro
GalleryWalk® Interactive Museum Experiencium

The above proprietary image toolset is couple with State-of-the-Art audio

Peakquilizer™ Midrange Dynamic Expander
NextMusic Song Technology
Mute and Go
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Please email us with any requests, which we will do our best to integrate into the next update.

Thank you for downloading STAMPS : Deluxe Collector's Edition
and for your continued support, and all your wonderful positive comments - we really appreciate it.

Thanks to our Development team: Edgar Phillip Smith, MBE, Wilson Albright-Neve, Veronika Komaradovski, Marcel Milano, PhD. Zhang Chu Whong, Marie-Anne Longtemps, Nebuski Filipranachka, PhD, Sharm-el Karthoom, Mohandras Sikh, Susan Mason-Thompson, Zulu Hambada Lamdha, Sboj Evets, Robert B. Smith, Jr

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