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.

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47 distinct values used for function among 709608 stamp types.

Value Uses
postage 651675
airmail 27176
semipostal 12532
postage due 7806
official 6274
parcel post 907
postal tax 752
newspaper 425
airmail semipostal 418
special delivery 259
airmail official 217
military 163
registration 104
revenue 94
official communal 93
official airmail 87
official state 87
telegraph 78
war tax 76
occupation 56
private 50
insured letter 44
late fee 30
airmail special delivery 27
postal tax due 27
acknowledgment of receipt 26
official local 21
newspaper tax 18
marine insurance 14
fiscal 11
military newspaper 8
airmail sempostal 6
special handling 6
authorized delivery 5
parcel post postage due 5
personal delivery 5
parcel post authorized delivery 4
rural delivery 4
airmail postal tax 3
military semipostal 3
rural postage due 3
airmail semipostal official 2
military parcel post 2
special delivery official 2
0 1
certified mail 1
training 1