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#926 Château de Pierrefonds Postcard from France

France

A postcard from France, sent by Veronique for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-25 France a

The postcard shows Château de Pierrefonds in Oise, France.

2013-08-25 France b

At the back, Veronique affixed one Europa 2013 stamp feautring a mail van. The postmark date is 30 July 2013. Thanks a lot Veronique!

#872 Postcard from France

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A postcard from France, sent by postcrosser Carolina for France – rest of the world tag.

2013-07-28 France a

The postcard shows a house in Southern France that is full with flowers.

2013-07-28 France b

At the back, Caroline affixed one commemorative stamp and two definitive stamps. A machine cancel was applied with postmark date 19 July 2013. Thanks a lot Caroline!

#860 Cover from France

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A cover from France, sent by Jean-Pierre Fiquet.

2013-07-23 France

On the cover, Jean-Pierre used one stamp that commemoeates the 100th edition of Tour de France. A machine cancellation was applied with postmark date 15 July 2013. Thanks a lot Jean-Pierre!

#775 Postcard from France

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A postcard from France, sent by Sabrina Batoul for private swap.

2013-06-06 France 2a

The card shows a gargoyle overlooking Paris at night with Eiffel Tower at the back.

2013-06-06 France 2b

At the back, Sabrina affixed two stamps, one shows a jeep in a desert while the other one shows a bat. The postmark date is 21 May 2013. Thanks a lot Sabrina!

#774 Cover from France

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A cover from France, sent by Francois LeBoucher.

2013-06-06 France

On the cover, Francois affixed one ATM postage label from the 59th 59th Regional Philatelic Championship of Brittany exhibition held in Reze, near Nantes. Two special cancels from the event were applied, I think the image in the cancel is Anne of Brittany, the last ruler of independent Brittany. The postmark date  is 25-26 May 2013 and the location is Reze. Thanks a lot Francois!

#745 Cover from France

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A cover from France, sent by Eric Contesse.

2013-05-12 France

On the cover, Eric affixed four horse stamps from the Horses of Our Regions issue. Special cancels from the issue were applied. The postmark date is 5 April 2013 and the location is Macon. Thank you very much Eric!

#718 Cover from France

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A cover from France, sent by Mathieu Daniel.

2013-04-09 France (1)

On the cover, Mathieu affixed what seems like a portion from a souvenir sheet and four definitive stamps. The stamp in the souvenir sheet feautes Alberto Bolaffi, a stamp dealer from Italy. The postmark date is 11 March 2013 and the location is Mende, Lozere. Inside the covers there are two maxicards – one of which is hand made.

2013-04-09 France (2)

This is the maxicard that Mathieu made himself. It shows toy soldiers! On the card, Mathieu affixed one stamp and two special cancels were applied. The postmark date is 10 June 2012.

2013-04-09 France (3)

The second maxicard features a painting of “The End of Bison” – the FR Bison battleship that was lost on 3 May 1940. Mathieu affixed one stamp and one special cancel was applied with postmark date 19 May 1975 and location is Nantes. Thanks a lot Mathieu!

#698 Cover from France

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A cover from France, sent by Eric Contesse.

2013-03-29 France

It’s a big cover full of stamps!! At top left are four stamps from the Castles and Mansions series issued in 2012. At bottom left are four stamps from the Regional Flavours series issued in 2010. ON the right there are another five stamps from 2012 and one stamp from 2011. As usual, the stamps were cancelled with special Lyon Bellecour postmarks. The postmark date is 7 January 2013. Thank you very much Eric!

#655 Cover from France

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A cover from France, sent by Jean-Pierre Fiquet.

2013-03-23 France (1)

On the cover, Jean-Pierre affixed one electronic postage label that feature an old electric post van. Special cancels were applied with date 25 November 2012 and location Paris.

2013-03-23 France (2)

Inside is a nice New Year greeting card. Thank you Jean-Pierre!

#559 Cover from France

A surprise Christmas cover from Santa in France!

This is the front of the cover. I don’t know how Santa managed to get my address, but he missed my postal code!

This is the back of the cover.

Inside is a pamphlet which I had to use google translate to understand what Santa wrote.

This is the back of the pamphlet. There is a game where we need to help Santa through the maze to meet other Santas. Thank you Santa!

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