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Started by Figleaf, January 02, 2009, 02:58:45 PM
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Quote from: translateltd on January 02, 2009, 07:22:35 PMAnd in about 1916, Russia printed stamps on cardboard to enable them to circulate without getting crumpled - they printed some text on what would normally have been the adhesive side explaining their monetary purpose, if I remember correctly. I have a set somewhere - will see if I can find it.
Quote from: Henk on June 20, 2020, 12:14:19 PMThree in my collection: Austria, Germany and Argentina
Quote from: Figleaf on June 20, 2020, 12:42:09 PMThank you for reviving this thread! Spectabulous contributions.Translation of the French token:
Quote from: Figleaf on June 20, 2020, 12:42:09 PMComptoir L. Vaisse & Cie. - Office/shop of [company name]99 Rue de Richelieu . Paris - [company address] This street now houses a number of stamp and coin/precious metal trading shops. It is close to the old Paris stock exchange.Renseignements commerciaux - commercial/marketing informationIndications de représentants - information on agentsListes d'adresses - address listsBté S.G.D.G. - Breveté Sans Garantie Du GouvernementPeter