Scottish Inventors. James Chalmers.

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James Chalmers (2 February 1782, in Arbroath – 26 August 1853, in Dundee) was a Scotsman (buried on 1 September 1853 in plot 526 Dundee Howff) who it was claimed, by his son, was the inventor of the adhesive postage stamps. History He trained as a weaver before he moved to Dundee in 1809 on the recommendation of his brother. He established himself as a bookseller, printer […]

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