Stamp data values used for `function'

This page lists the different values recorded for each field of a stamp type. You can click on column headings to sort by value or frequency of use.

issuer | function | year | month | day | issue | denom | currency | denom2 | ndenom | ndenom2 | base year | base month | base day | color | design type | design | variant | watermark | perf | overprint | ovpt color | on-desc-id | on-issuer | on-id | wmkorient | inscription | imprint | paper | paper color | print | plate | tagging | gum | emboss | shape | width | height | quantity | census | unissued | cat val | issue sortpos | sortpos |

45 distinct values used for function among 636944 stamp types.

Value Uses
postage 585680
airmail 24749
semipostal 10671
postage due 7175
official 5245
parcel post 694
postal tax 482
newspaper 391
airmail semipostal 339
special delivery 232
airmail official 213
military 163
revenue 93
official communal 92
official airmail 87
official state 87
telegraph 78
registration 74
war tax 71
occupation 56
private 50
postal tax due 27
airmail special delivery 24
late fee 24
acknowledgment of receipt 23
official local 21
insured letter 19
newspaper tax 18
fiscal 11
marine insurance 7
special handling 6
airmail sempostal 5
authorized delivery 5
parcel post postage due 5
parcel post authorized delivery 4
rural delivery 4
0 3
airmail postal tax 3
rural postage due 3
airmail semipostal official 2
military parcel post 2
personal delivery 2
special delivery official 2
certified mail 1
training 1