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46 [1891 1 kopek Rings] (F-VF) on 20 kopek Rings postal stationery envelope (large size) [Norma 2002 #31I] used for 21 April 1893 REGISTERED 18 gram letter from KERVO, with two-rings style postmark, to St. Petersburg, Russia, with receivers. Remarkably fresh and nice. Very scarce.
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250.00

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Official Mail "FRIBREFSKORT / VAPAAKIRIE-KORTTI" [free (no postage required) letter card] official postal stationery card with very detailed double-headed eagle indicia. The Indicia design appears to have been taken from (or at least it is virtually identical in style to) typical letter seal paper wafers (usually printed in red). 23 July 1906 use from Helsinki to Tampere with tri-lingual postmarks for both. Heavy vertical crease through the center (but away from the major design elements); I suspect most such cards are creased. Printed for and used by the authority in charge of public buildings; addressed to an architect. Perhaps I have simply failed to be observant (I do not think so), but this is the first and only example of such a (even general type of) card that I have seen in 38 years! This is clearly a special type of postal stationery and also belongs in the Russification of Finland postal history category, as well as studies of official mail. Wonderful item!
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48 [1891 3 kop "Rings"] (VF) on Russian-design "Rings" 7 kopek postal stationery LETTER CARD (Norma #KK1IIa) 2 May 1906 from HELSINGFORS to Bad Nauheim, Germany, with receiver. Genuine commercial usage with message and full letter card margin attached. Large blue 2 on front probably applied by hotel at receiving end, probably not as postage due. This stamp is scarce on cover. Very attractive Russification era postal history.
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110.00

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236236
1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal cards / maximum cards set of four. Maximum card official #42-45. This MINT POSTAL CARD SET bears the perforation 14 Scott #1104-1107 COMPLETE SET of single canceled stamps on the maximum card side. ---

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Need sets with Perf 14 stamps. Please make offer.

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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #42. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 14 Scott #1104 SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side.
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5.00

236238
1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #43. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 14 Scott #1105 SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side. ---

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Need more card #43 with Perf 14 stamp. Please make offer.

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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #44. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 14 Scott #1106 SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side.
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5.00

236240
1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #45. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 14 Scott #1107 SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side. ---

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Need more card #45 with Perf 14 stamp. Please make offer.

236230
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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal cards / maximum cards set of four. Maximum card official #42-45. The maximum (picture) card side exists with either perforation 14 stamps or the very scarce perforation 12.75 stamps. The perforation 12.75 stamps were "accidentally" created by the stamp printer who was also the manufacturer of the first day covers, maximum cards, and other such philatelic products; they were not specified by the postal authorities -- the decision was made by the stamp printer. Because the vast majority of the perforation 12.75 stamps were used on canceled philatelic products, and were not generally sold in mint condition, they are very rare in mint. [The Scott catalog value for mint (or used) perforation 12.75 stamps is impossibly low; the 2012 Facit value is SEK 2400 (US$340) for mint set or pane or for a canceled complete pane -- even so, they are "impossible" to obtain.] To the best of my knowledge, virtually all the canceled single perforation 12.75 stamps come from FDCs or maximum cards -- supplies of those are extremely limited. When the maximum card sets were made, the set components were handled randomly, with the result that most sets seem to contain a MIX of perf 14 and perf 12.75 stamps. This MINT POSTAL CARD SET bears the perforation 12.75 Scott #1104a-1170b COMPLETE SET of single canceled stamps on the maximum card side. This is "rare" as a complete set.
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150.00

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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal cards / maximum cards set of four. Maximum card official #42-45. The maximum (picture) card side exists with either perforation 14 stamps or the very scarce perforation 12.75 stamps. The perforation 12.75 stamps were "accidentally" created by the stamp printer who was also the manufacturer of the first day covers, maximum cards, and other such philatelic products; they were not specified by the postal authorities -- the decision was made by the stamp printer. Because the vast majority of the perforation 12.75 stamps were used on canceled philatelic products, and were not generally sold in mint condition, they are very rare in mint. [The Scott catalog value for mint (or used) perforation 12.75 stamps is impossibly low; the 2012 Facit value is SEK 2400 (US$340) for mint set or pane or for a canceled complete pane -- even so, they are "impossible" to obtain.] To the best of my knowledge, virtually all the canceled single perforation 12.75 stamps come from FDCs or maximum cards -- supplies of those are extremely limited. When the maximum card sets were made, the set components were handled randomly, with the result that most sets seem to contain a MIX of perf 14 and perf 12.75 stamps. This FDC POSTAL CARD SET bears the perforation 12.75 Scott #1104a-1170b COMPLETE SET of single canceled stamps on the maximum card side. This is "rare" as a complete set; the FDC postal card set is quite scarce regardless.
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150.00

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236232
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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #42. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 12.75 Scott #1104a SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side.
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35.00

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Need more card #42 with Perf 12.75 stamp. Please make offer.

236233
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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #43. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 12.75 Scott #1105a SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side.
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30.00

236234
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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #44. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 12.75 Scott #1106a SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side.
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WANTED
Need more card #44 with Perf 12.75 stamp. Please make offer.

236235
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1999 Finnish Roads officially issued combination postal card / maximum card official #45. This MINT SINGLE POSTAL CARD bears the perforation 12.75 Scott #1107b SINGLE canceled stamp on the maximum card side.
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30.00

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