Brazilian Coffee – Story through Stamps Part 1- 1928.
The First Coffee bush was planted in the state of Para in 1727 by Francisco de Melo Palheta who smuggled the coffee seeds out of French Guiana while on a diplomatic mission. Coffee spread from Para and reached Rio De Janeiro in 1770.
Brazil issued a set of three stamps on 05 Fen 1928 to commemorate Bicentenary of Coffee Plantation in Brazil.
The Stamps were issued in denominations of 100 reis, 200 reis and 300 reis and features a woman holding a branch of coffee at a Coffee plantation.