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Philatelic Dictionary

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............................ break catalogue .......... sufficiently.......... marginal band of advertising banque de France ... Bank of France printings............. cash arr................................................................................... below au-dessus ...................... sidelines....... postage rate agence...................... rather.................... to the... cachet cachet à date ........ you (pl.... Inc...................... at the side...................................................... enough............................................ old.............................................. tolerably assez beau (A....................................... bourse brique ............................................................................... at the au plus haut cours.................... network of fine engraved lines c.. next to à droite ................ letter card carton .............. early................................ centimes (currency) 1 Henry Gitner Philatelists........................................ barred bas ........................................... postcard carte maximum ........... broken brisure ................................................. or setting cassé ...... we buy adjudication ................ block bloc de quatre . pale bluish b.............. cancelled antérieurs ...................... damaged abonnement . blue stamps of classic France bleu-foncé .................. pre-WWII avec ....................................................................................................................................... item (of a listing) article d'argent... rounded article .... by............................. encased an.................. buy acheminé ................................................................................. circular cancellation with date c.............................. anniversary annonces ............................................................... charity....................... hinged à chevel ..... arrival arrondi ..................................................... tickets bon marché ..................................................... postmark....................... of...... ..........) buy achetons ........................... position in plate.........................................f....... former après......................................... booklet carré ................................................................. nice.. agency ajouter ............................................................... gutter bouché ................... sheet..................) .............. to the highest offer au-dessous ....................... well-centered bienf.................................................................... scroll.......................................................... (cachet à date) .............. block of four bloc feuillet .......... bar barré .. opinion azur.............................. right (side) à gauche............... squared carte ...... yellow-brown blanc................................................................. money letter assez ...... thinned amorcé ................. broken cassure ...................C) ..... dark blue bloc .......................B) ........................................... airmail avis .............. improvised cancellation cachet octogonal .......................... giving censuré .................................................................hgitner.......... air affranchi... capital letters carminé ............ left (side) à plat ...... former ancre..........................................................................d........ offices burelé ................. year ancien ...................... selvage..... fair to good condition au ......................................... P O Box 3077....... frame cadré .............................................. block of clichés of stamps from a small plate or stone BM boite mobile .................................................................................. postal stationary collector’s society achat . by the............................... blanche (Bl.......................................................................... thin cardboard........................ inset......... slate (color) argent .............................................. chea..................................... good-very good bel................................. of the.......................................... at the highest market price au plus offrant ........................ to add album ......................................................................................................... octagonal shaped postmark cadre ............................................................................................................................... ads................. white/plain blason................................................................................... advertisements annulé...................... subscription accidenté ............ offset à côté .................... buyer achetez ............................................ rough edge bdf bord de feuille .... flat plate abimé .................... at A charnière ............... excellent bien centré (B......................................................... crack.............. brick (red) brisé ............................................. money.................................... coupon............ after ardoise.................................................................................. with avion ................ anchor (cancel) angle . hundred centimes .......................... address aérien ......................................... cancel............... above aussi ............... am buying acheteur .......................... corner anniversaire.......... franked affranchissement.........f.............. arrived...................................... paper money biseau............ catalog cède ................................................................................ carmine carnet ..... with burelage Burelage....................................... corner of sheet cachet........................................................ one hundred centaine ............................................................................................................................................. travelling post offices aminci ........ censored................................... Arrivée .................... basis of prices in a given categories bâtons ............................................................................................ framed caoutchouc.......... brown bureaux ... post card carte-lettre .. maximum card carte postale .......... coat of arms bleu (B........................... straight edge bordure ........ good-very good................................ wrapper bandelette ........................................................................................ railroad post office........... Bienfaisance ................................ German ambulant................................com .......... airplane................................................. album allemand ........ sheet margin beau ........... blurred brun .................................. airplane crash cover ACEP (association des collectionneurs des entiers postaux ..........................................a.............. bevel bistre (Bi)............................... (bord du feuillet) ................... announcements annonceurs ................................................ to...................... good belle................ rubber capitales ........................................... strip.......French – English Philatelic Dictionary à .................................................. break brouillé.......d................d....... forwarded achète........................................... (coin du feuillet) ................................... bister................................................................ surtax issues billet de banque ............. handstamp cachet de fortune ......................................... box case......... clogged bourse ................................................................ blue bleu-clair ............. souvenir sheet bloc report ................................................................. bargain bord droit ......................) ........ edge of sheet bande ............................................ travelling post office boîte ....... box bon ......................... censor mark cent ...................................... margin................................................................... below/low/bottom base ........ fine. Middletown NY 10940 1-800-947-8267 www...... dated postmark cachet à la main ................... sale (to a bidder) adresse........................ award.. année ............. smudged edge...... light blue bleues...................... proofs/reprints barre ................... thick paper cartouche ............................................................................... before avant-guerre ..................................................... non-serifed bavure ...... bank note.......... card...................................................... also avant ...............................................

.................................. addressee. cream CRI coupon réponse international.. conductor............................................... in cash compte courant postal ......................................................................... cut square................ cut outs............................. different diminué . at the home of chiffre................. date dble double ................. short set couverture ... departments depuis......... misplaced............................. laceration décollé .. ........ cut out découpures ................................................................................. give dont ..................................... including comptant........................................ line perforation dentelure en peigne ................ doubled défaut ................ document........... centimeters centrage ................................................... partly removed or thinned gum d'impression ............................ centered cercle ....................................... tear..................... top destinataire ............................. in printing direction ..... design.................... commemorative commissaire-priseur ........................................... photo club ............................................................................... passed through the mails clair ............................................................................................. curved circulaire ........ miscellaneous dix ....................... perforation dentelure en lignes ............. dated corner (block) coin de feuille ........................................................................................................... available to travel déposé ........ tooth........... collector colonies...................... figure........................... colonies.. mail...................................................................................... flesh-colored chaque............................. nineteen dix-sept ................................................................. money or insured letter chargements . light (color) classeur ............................ mail carrier courrier-convoyeur ............ available distribué ........ gap courant ......................................... straddled chez .... black-bordered cover deux ........ order commémoratif ...... shifted. offices débutant ...................... current................ sketched dessus ................... image...................... detail............................................................................ ten dix-huit............................................. numeral chine .................................................................. priced............................................................................... against convoyeur .............................................. broken up détaillé ............. bisected............. in date ..... payment through postal checking account cherche............ mourning... two thirds devant ............................................................................................. catalog value....................................................... in trade for.............. departure déplacé ............................. overlapped.. club Cm centrage moyen ................................ die coin date .................................... corner..... deadline dessin ............................................................................... short perfs dentelure ....................................................... since then dernier délai ........ double impression............ perforated dentelé court ................................................................................. off-center déchiré ................. deposited dépouillé........................................................................ recipient détaché ............ personal check chèque-postal.............. designed. backside dos ....................... Middletown NY 10940 1-800-947-8267 www.............................................................. colonel .......... lacerated déchirure ....................... skinned depts............................................... certain ones chacun ........................................................... parcel post collé ........................................... catalogue priced cote .............. red cross dans ......................................... circle certains .................. cut squares dédoublé ...................................... market quotation............................ drawing dessinateur ........................................................... in front.................... two deux troisièmement ..................................................... cross croix rouge ....................................................................................................... hinge charnière de timbre ............................... perf dentelé ................ back douane ............. regular use courrier ........................................... choice cinq ............... circular circulations ................................................................. shifting.......................................................... ....... each chargé ............................................... displaced décalque .................... auctioneer complaisance ..... price cotisation ................. block.............................................................French – English Philatelic Dictionary centimètres .......... item............................................................................ displacement décalé..................... eliminated........... mail........... eighteen dix-neuf ........................................................ five cinquante ................................. designer dessiné ..................................... quotation................................................................................... stamp hinge chaudron .............................................. each one chair ..................... torn.................................. some..............................hgitner............................. half dent ................... destroyed deuil .............. administration........................................ a cut out......... dues.......... posthorn corne.... defects....... international reply coupon croix .................................. decalcomania décentré ... letters coté ........................................................... customs 2 Henry Gitner Philatelists.............. cut couleur .................... ...................... am looking for chevauchant............................... detailed détruit ...................... centering centré ....................... price current court................................. double print différent ....................com ............................................... stockbook classique . color coupure ......... setting compris ..................................................... side.............. separated découpage ......................... displaced déplacement . classics cliché ........................................................... diminished................................................................................ cut off......... sheet corner colis postaux ................. washed out (color) demande ................... registration insurance charnière ... defective délavé...................... Inc...................................................................................... of which dorsale ............. defect défectif.. seventeen document ..... circulated...................................... colony commande .... director's office disponible .. number. come unglued........................................................................ philatelic item donne ........................ request demi ................................................................ a front of a cover DI double impression .................................. by favor composition .. pasted on collecteur ........................ delivered divers............ P O Box 3077.................................... beginner décalage .................... comb perforation départ ............. carrier cor de poste .... lost.................................................................................................................................................... make-ready sheet or stamp there from découpé ..... bank check........... horn-shaped correspondance .................................................................... various.............................. postal checking account contre ................................................... copper color chèque bancaire ................................ covers (of booklets) crème .. India (paper) choix ........................................ fifty cintré . average centering coin ............................................................................................. separated détail.............................................. pricing couché ...................................... perforation......... reduced......................................... including............................................. duplicate de ....................... piece document philatélique .......... decal..... circuit books circulé ................. painted. drawn................................. postal agent riding on a railroad cours ................ faults défectueuse ..............................

................................................ label fil de soie ..... fault............... copy exemple ....................... to make an offer falsification ....................... frame encart ...................... unusual exemplaire ..... boxed encadrement .............................. cover enveloppe premier jour .................... Middletown NY 10940 1-800-947-8267 www.............. tax.............. cut-out exceptionnel .... .... fresh........ ink...................................................... heavy................................................. twelve droit................................ completely faked faux pour servir ........ faint...... narrow fiscal . complete set ensemble inachevé ............................................................................................................................................ counterfeited........................ postpaid frappe .................................. fiscal tax du ............... issued empâté ................. markings. silk thread filet .................................... coated... intense (color) franchise ........................................................................................................... send...... spectrum (of shades) gare ........................................................... bids................................................... fake....... color trial écarlate..................................................... discount espacé .................................................................................................. strike froissure ............... francs (currency) français ................................................................. expeditionary exposition .................. weak faire offre ...................................... framed............ between entrée ....................... false......... thickened...................................... lack......................... high denomination fraîcheur .......................... considerable............. era épreuve ................................................... small floral design flou ................................. exhibit............................... Enveloppe ..... crease.................... fine line filigrane ................ fausse ...... fake........................ exposition..... entry env........ separation échange............ out of print...... pin époque ... defect faux .................... P O Box 3077............ First Day Cover fendu .............. phantom.................... postal markings.. cracked.............com ............. cut fermé .................................. falsified fanée ... souvenir inserted in envelope Enchère ............. strong.................................................. wide spread essai ............................................... viewing (of lots) exprès ......... artist's proof Ec= épreuve de couleur........................................ slogan cancellation flèche.... free franchised franco ............ exhibition................. in bulk.......................................................................... high............................ fake farde ...... stamp....................... split.............................................................................................................................. about envoi ........................................ coil ensemble ................ abroad étroit .................................. slit...... trial........................ spacing.............................. hollowed-out..................... faded fantaisie...... postal stationary entamé ..................... thick Epc= épreuve collective.................. wholesale en longueur .............................. train station gauche ..................................................... of the Ea= Epreuve d'artiste ................................................. small tear....................... dash.. gum skip édité ............................... proof...................................... First Day Cover environ .......................................................... poor grayish paper used for large quantity printings during WWI gamme ...... military franchise foncé ... sold out éraflure ...................................................................................... color proof.......................... blurred FM= franchisé militaire .........................................................C............................................hgitner........ in bulk....... sheet feuille de souvenir........................................... skinning................................ slim........ assessed....................................................................... watermark sideways fin......... forgery falsifié ....................................................................... pledge................ left général ....... fine.. doubled double surcharge ............... proofs. Auction enchère ............ show............................................................................ spots engagement ................................................... background fort ........................................................... fake. great forte cote ....................................................................................................... short set ent..................... forgery............................................................. rumple frotte ......................... star (cancel) étranger .............................. nice............................. publisher effacé......................... trials....................................................... deep..... published éditeur ................................................................ meter label étoile ................................................... example expéditeur ............................................ impression without ink en gros ......................................................... thin......... expenses franc ......................................................... card... fiscal stamps flamme ... portrait émission ........... folder faute ....... straight edge...................................................... entire.......... label étiquette d'affranchissement................ spread.................... watermark filigrane couché.. sender expéditionnaire ..................... bidder encr............ wholesale en sus ..............French – English Philatelic Dictionary double.. fair.............. right side of stamp estampille ........ error escompte ................... die proof épuisé .... encré ......................................................... dark fond ....... rub G.............................. fee........................ valuation............. postal forgery faux........ act of bidding at auction enchérisseur................................................................................. forged.. face value faible........................... overinked................. point................= grand consommation ...... fantasy..................... high value forte valeur ............................ revenue.......... narrow évaluation........................................................................................................................ scarlet écartement ........ damaged endroit ...................................................... estimated évidé...................... sideways en nombre ............. handstamps estimation ....................... worn en ................ essay épreuve de luxe .................................. erased effigie ................... cut into entre ..... exchange éclat de gomme .................... closed feuille ...................................................................................................... freshness frais ....... French franche ................ scratch éraillé .......................................... shipment epa= épais............) .... worn... state étiquette ........ double surcharge douze ........ spaced................................................. special delivery faciale ........ scuffing épingle ........ issue. range.... high value................ end........................... bogus FDC ................ general glacé...... double doublé........................... sheetlet figurine .................. charges....................... essay Est= east .................... slashed fente ....................... promise enroulement ................ Entier ............ Inc............................ estimated price état............................................... scuffed erreur ...................... inked endommagé ....... very................. fuzzy.......... exhausted......................... estimate évalué.................................................... glazed gomme ............................................. souvenir sheet feuillet ............................................. envelope enveloppe ..................................................... gum 3 Henry Gitner Philatelists.................... collective proof épidermure ................. obligation......... small...... in addition encadré (enc........ miniature sheet.. out of stock.............................. arrow fleuron ...................... foreign............................ forgery faux de toute pièce ................. in en creux................ post free....................

................................................................................................... make-ready missive ....................................................................................................com ................... mixture mode.............................................. modalité .................... locaux ........................ la.............. magnifying glass.................. free gratté .. marks.................... Inc...................................................................... wine colored (reddish) ligne..... mixed......... monthly meuf . illegible illustrée .............. merchant.................................... collection... lack......... Middletown NY 10940 1-800-947-8267 www.................... store................................................................ mail pick up lié ................................. illustration impr..... smudged................................................................................ endless grill cancel.................................... washed out (color) le premier jour enveloppe ............................................... heavy impression impression taille douce ................................ handstruck mark grille ......... digits of the year millimètre........................................................................................................................................ note mixte.............. millier .................................................................................. want list mandat ...................................................................................... modern issues modifié la ton ... plus value............................................... width lavage ................................................. dealer marché ................ inverted inverse .... grid cancel grille sans fin ................................. army mille....... journals................................................ pretty jour............................................... large numeral cancels in lozenge "killers" granet ............................ illustrated....... embossed.................. unreadable............................................ thick gratis ........................... year date.................... large groseille .. the world 4 Henry Gitner Philatelists. margin maritime= post maritime ................. minimum acceptable bid mise en train ............ lavender (color) médiocre .......................... method moderne .............. gray gros.............. letter....... inscription inscrit ................................................ eight illisible ........................... joined...... company majoration ............ delivery livre..................................................... lacking manuscrit .............. lined lilas ............... book l'obscurité a coloré ... defective impression impression en relief ..... lower................................................................................................ fine-lined engraved background habituel .. locals (stamps) locale ........................... postal marking....... les ............................................. not adopted monde ......................................... reverse jaune ...................... same mensuel ........................ obsolete huileux ............. reference to mixtures and quantity lots sold by the kilo or weight lacque .............................................. money order mandat d'encaissement .......................... Dutch horizontal ............... printed matter inférieur ................. first day cover le.............................................. covers levée.... high................................ die mauve .................. gutter................................................. space inversé .......................................................... day journaux.. linear lisse .......................................... worn impression impression grasse ........................................................................................... very small inscription ............................................. invert........................... middle militaire .............. erased..... upper.. lake laiteux .................................................................................................... P O Box 3077......... yellow jaune-citron .... lozenge loupe .................................................... legend léger défaut ..................................................... lithographed livraison ............... fine impression impression floue ........................................................................................................ greasy..... coarse guillochis......................................................................... horizontal hors de cours ........... large capitals (letters) mancoliste .............. height grands chiffres ........... grain (of paper) grand ...................French – English Philatelic Dictionary gomme initiale .......................................................................... the lég= léger ................................................. engraver grenat .............................. toned moitié.................hgitner................................ maroon matrice ............... special reprint of classic France gras............ slight fault légèrement ....................................................... minute.................... lavender limité ......................................... millimeter mince.................................. original gum grain...................... slightly off center lettre ...... slightly légèrement décentré ..................................................................................... straight.. overprint impression fine ........... manuscript maquetter ..... usual.... inscribed................. magazines Journée du timbre ................................................................................... half mon adoptée ................. ship mail................................................................... engraved graveur ..................... lithogravure hollandais ........... washing off lavé ..................................... gutter (pair) intervalle .............................................................. addition to majuscule ............................... poor grayish paper used for large volume printings during WWI même ............................... house............................................................ large grand format .................................. heliogravure................. milky largeur ........................ oily huit ............... print.............................. top HdeF= haut de feuille ................................................. gravure...................................................................... postal markings of pre-adhesive period marron ........ newspapers....... lines ligné........................ tied to lie-de-vin .................................... dark-colored local.... roller gris ................................ top of sheet héliogravure ...........................................= impression .. scratched out gratuit ............................ strike griffe............................................................... below infime ..... message..... printing impression défectueuse. stock list litho................................... local (origin of letter) lors ... lemon-yellow joli ............................................................ lilac........................... money order manque ............................. free of charge gravé.............. then losange .... inscription interpanneau ...................................................... limited linéaire.................... greasy impression impression lourde................. fastened........... military... Day of the stamp kilos ......... mint milieu . rise haut. sketch or painting marchand .................... ................................... cancel marques postales ............... business house....................................................................... store maison............... lens lourd .. light-colored maculé............ thin mise à prix........................................................................................................................................................... large-sized font grandeur ...................................... photogravure... mail carried by sea marque .................................................. letters................ typical hausse ......................... size.. slight légende ..... garnet-red grève................................................. smooth liste d’inventaire .............................................. thousands millésime ...... original drawing.................................. spattered magasin ................................................. relief impression impression en surcharge ............................................... engraved impression imprimés ........... heavy lumière colorée ..... currant-red grossier............................................................................................. starting price............................................................................................................ market quotation............................... price current marge ......... increase...............................

.....= position(s) ............................................................. gum crease pdr= point de rouille ........... philatelic piece................ region PD= Payé à Destination ............. plate plat ..................................................................................................................................c............................................................... dark spot omis ......................................................................................................... book(s)......................................... number numéroté... country....................... or où ........ card................ nettoyé .............................................................................. official offre(s) ................................. special offer octogone.......... mail carried by sea négociant .........V..... more.... (oblitération centrale) .... Middletown NY 10940 1-800-947-8267 www........................................... multi-colored N.............. cancelled occasion .......................................................................................................... a number of................ cleaned.................... postal 5 Henry Gitner Philatelists.................... horizontal pair p. middle moyenne....................... rice paper............ numbered.............................................................................................................................. imperforated non-d.............. bearing pos... imperforate non-émis................................................ bristol............................... nombreuse ........... mail service.......... numbering o.......... orange ordre ......................... partly pleine gomme originale ................................. dots petit ........................................... by.......................................... (pin) perforation piqué ................... sharp end(s) pointillé(s)................................................................. india paper planche .................... vertical pair PA= Poste Aérienne ..... open ouvrage(s) .................................... transit pâté ......................... full original gum pleurage ....... most............ no non dentelé ........ r....................................................... thick paper pelage ........................................................................................................................... flat (plate) printing ple= partiel .............. transit passe................................ mint................................................................. black nombre ................................. perfed across stamp (displaced) PJ.......................... crease. merchant........... sloping......................................................... work(s) P.................................................................................................................... ND..................................... miniature sheet petits chiffres ........................ crease plume ................ chalky paper par .............. mail.... I will pay paiement.......................... omitted ondulé..... where Ou=outremer ..... manned (of balloons) morceau ............ oblitéré ............. dotted perle(s) .... new issues... majority plus ........................... surface scrape pelure .........................................com ........... novelty nuance...... west..... unissued nord ........ offers ombre ......................... l........................................................... pre-stamp folded letter pli accordéon ........ mostly plupart .............................................................. pointed object(s).... rural auto post parfait ............. je paie ....................................................... individual........................ stocked-on=the-nose cancellation O=ouest ................ with points........................................................................................... unused noir................... Pj= premier jour ........................................ fold............... eleven orange .................................................................... bit mordoré ...... shadow... postal poste .......... pair panneau ......... order blank ou ............... first day Pj= papier japon.............. payment paille ............................ philately philatélique .................................... offer.. post..... item piquage ......... several... cancel...................... ............................. weight poinçon ................................................ piece.................... left side of a stamp oblitération ........ normal nouveau francs ......................... small format petite feuille feuillet .................. united nations navire .................. north................. rust spot Pe= paire ................s..... octagon officiel ................. price on request P...... overseas outre du centre .............. roulette percé .................... perfect part.................................... postmark oblitération............. dealer nette.................................................. position(s) postal(e) ............................................. filing crease PAR= Poste Auto Rurale....................... cover.....................................French – English Philatelic Dictionary monté ... P O Box 3077............................ literature....... straw (color) paire................................. cleaning................................................ small piece petit format ............................................................................................................... note by the editor Nations Unis ............................. mint and used neuf................................... folded plissé ............................... numerous non........ pane panneau(x) .................................................................... sharp.......................................hgitner........................................... stationary papier .............................. net............................... partial........................................ neat nettoyage... field or array of many fine points (cancel) port . air mail Pa= pré-annulé ............................................. paper papier couché....... average............................................................ accordion fold plié ............. ship mail... pulp (paper) payé(e) ........................... roulette perforation perforé(e) ................................................................. paid to destination PD= Port Dû............................................... small numeral lozenge killers peu ..............................=paire horizontal . neuve ...................... thin (paper) .................... = prix sur demande ..... off-center ouvert .................................................. paid pays .....................=paire vertical ............. philatelic pièce................................ nine neuf et oblitéré .... perfin perlé(e)(s) .......... stiff paper Pe= papier épais. shade numéro .... new francs nouveauté .. postal system.............................................. small defect petit document ... private person passage .................. pane(s) papeterie .............................................................................................. perforated.......... average condition. piece........................................... postage (for a single weight step) portant .........................................d.... pair Pe= papier carton ........ tilted perçage .... onion-skin paper penché ...................... via par= pli d'archive ....... numérotions .................... rouletted percé en lignes .. number nombreux.................... small petit défaut ...... Inc........... "French Post" (Vichy postal service) philatélie ... more than one pneumatique ............. letter.... most plusieurs .................... pearled.... die point clair.............. .................................. thin spot pointe(s) ...................... order ordre de commission ..................H... not.... sloped............... thinning pli .................................................. pen plup= plupart .......... few........... pneumatic tube (mail) poids................................................... wavy onze ............ perfed piquetage à cheval ............ with defects muet..... precancel with annual overprint page de carnet ..... cancellation oblitération à l'encre .................................. bronze (color) moyen ............. d............................... postage due stamp pdg= pli de gomme .. pay............................ golden-brown........................... washed neuf........................................................................... pearls....... little PF= Poste Française ...............................................= particulier ................................ nd= non-dentelé .................................... bid sheet......... booklet pane paie............................................ mute (cancels) multicolore ...... ultramarine (color)........................... pen cancellation oblitération postale ........................... top side of stamp normal ...........

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P O Box 3077............................................... dark sou(s) . sixty soixante-dix ......... forged perforation répété ....................................... rarissime ............. serifed (Roman letters or type) rose ....................... roller(s)............................. spanning..................................................................................................................................... balance..... advertising on back px= prix ............................................................ fourteen quatre ............... repeated repiqué.. inverted renvoi ................................................................ signed sinon.. registered reconstitution .................................... tied reliure ..................... society soixante.... without date sans filigrane.............................. editor..... overprint saché ............................. ship mail postérieure(s) ................ editing redentée ............................................................... single stamp seulement ...... registered (mail) récépissé ................................. inverted.... printed upright on front and inverted on back S..................... sixteen Semeuse(s) ....................... remade Régents ........ reduced refait ..... receipt recherche..... without background color in paper sans texte.......... extremely rare rugueuse.................................................... coming from....... litho block.................................. almost prix courant .......... Susse perforation ? pt.......................... reperfed.................................................... settlement regommé .................................. album binder rembourse(ment) ............................................................................. origin provisoire ........... . registration (printing) repère ... for pourpre ........................................................... surcharged.......... covered with rogné ....... trimmed stamp or perfs romain(e)(s) .....com ...... equivalent to 5 centime(s) 6 Henry Gitner Philatelists....... tinted paper Pub(s)= publicité .................. seventy sombre ......................... record price propre . six Sl= semeuse ligné ........ postage paid PP= Poste Paris ........................................................... pink rot............ position(s) Pte= papier teinté............. regummed réimpression.................................................... revenue revêtue(s) ........................................................ rose (color) rec.......... serrated perfs Psc= piquage Susse ....................................................................................... discount.............................................................................................. special price reduction raccord ................. award quadrillé ... front rédacteur................................... remainder (of a lot) retiré de la vente .. attached to one another seul ......................................... surch.............. repay................................. or electro block of cliches used to repeat impressions to make up a full sheet....... rest...... reperfed......................................................................................................... a few quinze ........................................ method of payment..... retouch............. following ones pour ................................................. impressions made for Regents of the Bank of France règlement ......................................= signé................................................................................. precancel(s) précurseur(s) ..... lined sower Sn= surcharge normale .......... pts= point............ straddling............. quadrilled quantité........................ on official business (franchise) Set= se tenant ................................. reperfing réponse .............................. without gum sans teinte du fond .. writer............................ blood red rouille.. renv= renversé ................ provisional Ps= préo-spécimen ........ reversed Re= rose .......................... advertising (in booklets) Pv= publicité au verso ............. normal surcharge So= souvenir ................................................French – English Philatelic Dictionary poste aérienne ............................. cameo sower scie .......................... without sans charnière . roll-cancel....................... office..................................................................... selvage sans ...................................................................................... recherché ...= recommandation ....................................... alone.............................. an old style currency.......... reperfed..................... roller........... dot(s)........................... red (color) rabais ................. forged perforation réduit.........= rotative (s) .............. seven sér....... delivery renversé ........ rouillé.................................. reversed revenu ................................................................. sought after recommandé ..... reimbursement remise.. complete set série courante ............... return retourné................... specimen precancel Psc= percé en scie ... = série ................................................ point(s).......................... unwatermarked sans gomme ............................................ block of type...... response report ..................................................... signed.. spot (reddish or rust) roux ..................... starting price or bid in a mail service prix mémoire ...................................................................................................... collect Re...................................................................................................................... definitive stamps Service .............................. some....... overlapping seize ........................... editorial office.................... coil (stamp) rousseur ...... air mail poste maritime ..... retouched retour ...... fifteen R= rare ........ Préos= préoblitéré(s) ....... precancelled presque ..... surchargé(e)(s) surcharge...................................... purple PP= Petite Post ................. set série complète ... repaired repérage .......... in quantity quatorze .... clean............. reprint relié .......... searching for...... = surcharge............................................. paste-up............................................................. repiquage..... very rare RRR= extrêmement rare............ remittance...... discount.. never hinged sans date ...................................................................................... reconstructed (sheet or plate) recto........................................................................... guidance....................................... Middletown NY 10940 1-800-947-8267 www........... pay..... four quelques .................................. rough (surface or edge) RV= recto-verso............................. single seule.. proper provenance ..... rolls roulette ........................................................................ rédaction ......... Inc............. stamps printed by rotary plate rouge-sang ..................................................................................... headquarters siège.......................................................................... first day illustrated postmark premier vol enveloppe ............... rust............... rotary (plate or printing).......................................................................... local post PP= port payé ............... forerunner(s) premier jour illustrée ........................................................................................... later............................. precancelled..................... Paris Post Pr........ main post office RR=très rare ..................................... price........ siege of Paris 1870-71 sign...... foxed rouleau(x) .................. except Sc= semeuse camée ................. souvenir société ........ spotted salbande .......................... first flight cover préoblitéré ......... sower(s) stamp(s) sept ............ serrated (perfs) se chevauchant.............................................. row rassemblez .... return réparé ..............hgitner.................................. retouche(e) .................... points.............................. rugueux............... princes current.................. several................................................................ without letter inside sauf ................. pane of stamps there from restant .................................................. withdrawn from sale retouche.... price-list prix de départ .......................................... bound............... join rangée ......... otherwise six . payment (of debt).......................................... guide mark reperforé ...................................................... signature signé.. rare R= rouge ............................................ only siège............................. russet RP= recette principale .............................

........ used V..................... valid valeur .... spot (reddish or rust) tache de rouille.......................= trés beau .................................... index... payment verso ..................... back side vert ............................................................................. newspaper stamp timbre pour lettres par exprès .............B... seller vends..................... all Ts= triple surcharge..................................... dull Tf= teinte du fonde ............................................................. quantity printed tiré.............................. sale at fixed prices verge .. under............. printed tiret......... postage stamps T........................ one tenth un quart ....................... sale vente à prix nets .. cut off trou .............................................................. superior sur ...= valeur faciale.......... on cover surcharge ..........................hgitner........................................................ colored Table ........................ flat.......................................... upper............................................. special offer spécimen ....... triple surcharge typo ................. line trait de plume .......................................................... listing.......................................................V................................................................. truncated.. rate of prices......... inverted surcharge ss= sans .................... charged due taxe(s) .......................... attached to one another terne .................................. thematic...... parcel post stamp timbre pour journaux ............................................ singles usé ........................................................................................................................... touched tous états .. pin hole trou d'épingle ......................................................... very fine T...................................................................... one half uni................... adjacent stamp (usually a portion) vol ....... tariff teinte .......................................... due(s)............................com ....................................................... bisected timbre de bienfaisance........................................................... shade tenant à ........................ official stamp timbre fiscal ................................................................................ specimen overprint SP= Secteur Postal..................... next sujet(s) ......................................................................................... tout(e)(es) ............... topics Sup............. one un dixième ............................................................................. three tronqué ............... varnish vers ..................................... = type ...............................................................................................................= unité ............................... junk lot 7 Henry Gitner Philatelists.. =valeur ............. postage rate taxé(e) ................... toning taille .................... towards versement ........................................................... special printing ts= tous.... variety V.................. denomination valable ............... semi-postal stamp timbre de la poste aérienne .............................. air mail stamp timbre de poste locale............. recess (engraving or printing) tampon ....................................................................................... Triage ............................................................... twenty violacé ........................... viell(es) .......................... spéc= spécimen overprint ...........................................= timbre(s) .... senate use perfin sud .......................... postage due stamp tirage...................... = superbe.... value added tax t= teinté ................... smooth.......................................... price list..... typographed... over.... following.......................................................... vertical vieux..... violet tinted............................. back....................................... jointed............ beneath soutenu....... bulk....................... hole trou de broche........... postage stamp timbre-taxe .... superb sup= supérieur(e)(s) ............. Middletown NY 10940 1-800-947-8267 www....................................................... triple print trois .. on top of sur fragment .... Gd.. face value vendeur .......................................................... value............................................................. var= variété .....F....... old vif ...O= vente sur offres ................................ army field post area number spécial(e) ......... collective display........... south............................................... size taille-douce ......................................... vert= vertical ......................... = taxe a la valeur ajoutée ....................................................... continuation suivant ......................................................................... pin hole Ts= tirage spécial ................................ handstamp (cancel) tarif............... single. bottom of stamp suite ................... background tint thématique(s) ............... P O Box 3077........................................... laid (paper) vermiculaire . painting(s) tache ................. fiscal stamp timbre pour colis postaux..................... with worm holes vernis......................................... label.................... face value V........................................................................ one third une moitié ............... Inc. worn usé ........................................ subject(s) .. price list................ pen cancellation travers .... vertical V.......... public auction vente ........... on............... express mail stamp timbre-poste .............. tint........... united...................................................... specimen Sr= surcharge renversé ........... one quarter un tiers .......... on piece sur lettre ............................ sorted triple impression .................. green vertical ................................................................. value valeur faciale..... postage rate taux ........................ topical(s) timbre ..............A.. bright vignette ....................................................... stamp ving cinq .................. dash TL= tirage limité .................................French – English Philatelic Dictionary sous .......................... rate of prices.............................................................................................................................................................................................. limited printing touché............ purplish Vn= vermillion .............. across treize ................... airplane or balloon flight vrac ........... local stamp timbre de service............ overprinted T... twenty five vingt ....... uniform (color) SP................................ sorting trié(e)(s) ...... type t....................................................... unsorted........ Marges= très grandes marges very wide margins trait........ sell vent aux enchères .... all states of conditions Tr..................... without surcharge St= sénat perforé ........... commemorative stamp timbre coupé ....... surcharge surimprimé .. stamp timbre commémoratif ............................................................. without ss= sans surcharge... thirteen très ...................... reddish orange voisin ........... table tableau(x) ........... ...................... blemish/stain tache ............................................................................. very tri............................................................... large loose mixture........... uniform unit........................................................... mail sale Val.................. typography un ......................... tinted....................................

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