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English text on Chinese stamp: from postmark or overprint?  
 

 
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Australia
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Posted 04/14/2018   8:02 pm  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add jimjamtwo to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
The English text here doesn't seem to belong to the postmark. I'm wondering if it could be an overprint of some kind. The first three letters seem to read "TAM."

Thoughts?

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France, Metropolitan
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Posted 04/15/2018   09:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add perf12 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The only thing I could come up with is Taipei.
Lacking references ...


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Pillar Of The Community
Australia
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Posted 04/15/2018   9:59 pm  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jimjamtwo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for having a go at it, perf12!
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United States
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Posted 04/15/2018   10:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Q/ How about "(S)TAMP"?

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey (who cannot imagine a reason why)
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Australia
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Posted 04/16/2018   02:12 am  Show Profile Check jimjamtwo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jimjamtwo to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Well, it does look like "TAMP," doesn't it?
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