Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Thousands of stamps, consistently graded, competitively priced and hundreds of in-depth blog posts to read
Stamp Community Forum
 
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

Has Anyone Ever Seen An Error Like This ?

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous TopicReplies: 3 / Views: 327Next Topic  
Valued Member

13 Posts
Posted 12/04/2020   11:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Firefox1492 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Does this type of error affect the value ?
Send note to Staff

Pillar Of The Community
3248 Posts
Posted 12/04/2020   12:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It is not a typo. It's normal. It's French, the official language of the Universal Postal Union. There are lots of bi-lingual labels with French paired with the local language, in this case, English.

Most commonly seen on airmail etiquette labels:

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by John Becker - 12/04/2020 12:17 pm
Valued Member
13 Posts
Posted 12/04/2020   12:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Firefox1492 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
How would a French tag get placed on an airmail from Beverly Hills to Mexico City? Just curious. Not disputing at all ? Thank you.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Canada
105 Posts
Posted 12/04/2020   1:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add PMStamp to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
As John stated, French is the official language of the UPU. So since an international delivery was made, in this case the Special Delivery handstamp would also have the French Exprès on it.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
  Previous TopicReplies: 3 / Views: 327Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.


Go to Top of Page
Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2021 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2007 - 2021 Stamp Community Forums
It took 0.89 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05