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Postage stamps and postal history of France

An 1849 stamp of France.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of France.

First stamps

The first stamps of France were issued on 1 January 1849.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Retrieved 23 September 2010

Further reading

  • Hoisington, William A. (Jr) (Spring 1973). "Politics and Postage Stamps: The Postal Issues of the French State and Empire 1940-1944". French Historical Studies 7 (3): 349–67.  

External links

  • The France & Colonies Philatelic Society (UK)

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