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 627776 stamp types.

Value Uses
postage 579070
airmail 23544
semipostal 10103
postage due 7003
official 4824
parcel post 684
postal tax 447
newspaper 349
airmail semipostal 302
special delivery 207
airmail official 181
military 163
revenue 93
official communal 92
official airmail 87
official state 87
telegraph 78
registration 70
war tax 69
occupation 56
private 50
postal tax due 27
late fee 24
airmail special delivery 23
acknowledgment of receipt 22
official local 21
insured letter 19
newspaper tax 18
fiscal 11
marine insurance 7
special handling 6
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
airmail sempostal 2
military parcel post 2
personal delivery 2
special delivery official 2
certified mail 1
training 1