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'punch Outs' In Selvedge Of Some French Stamps

 
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Posted 05/05/2022   11:40 pm  Show Profile Check docgfd's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add docgfd to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Anyone know the purpose of (if any) these punched out shapes found in the selvedge of some French stamps?


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Posted 05/06/2022   12:47 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Guess:
So that they could be stored in some sort of lever file
that accepted that punch.
That's what I have always thought.


To clarify, the file / folder at point of sale, where the sheets of stamps were held pending sale.
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Edited by rod222 - 05/06/2022 12:57 am
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Posted 05/06/2022   02:27 am  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My guess would be a mark showing that they were the products of the imprimerie. They were a characteristic feature of the epreuves de luxe that were produced in limited numbers.
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Posted 05/06/2022   03:05 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add vayolene to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Control marks indeed.
Some info (in french) here :
http://blog-impressions-timbrees.bl...ot.com/2016/
They appear too on souvenir sheets


Michel Block 3 with and without control perforations
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Edited by vayolene - 05/06/2022 05:57 am
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Posted 05/06/2022   11:45 am  Show Profile Check docgfd's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add docgfd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks to all.
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