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Canada/Covers & Postmarks : Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

 

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Mesapp1941

18 Jan 2016
09:48:40am
What are the Image Not FoundSignificance of the numbers on this envelope postmark. Where can I find this information on line? I received this from FTA in early Jan. It was likely mailed in late Dec as the dues are due Jan. 1, 2016.

Thanks for any help you might have to offer.
Mitch


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timbres

18 Jan 2016
10:08:11am
re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

HI,

the first line is the date of mailing 2015, 28 of december at 23:44h.

the second line is the machine number and the area of mailing (postal code area)

hope it's help a little...

Jacques

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malcolm197

18 Jan 2016
10:19:29am
re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

M4L on conventional cds postmarks indicates Toronto ( somewhere in ).

Timbres

What does 3806 indicate -the number of items cancelled ? or a batch number ? or something else ?

Malcolm

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timbres

18 Jan 2016
11:09:43am
re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

The 3806 is the cancelation device number.... to know on witch machine the cover pass true

it's not a batch number or the number of items cancelled....

Jacques

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Mesapp1941

19 Jan 2016
03:32:47pm
re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

That helps to understand the code of the postmark.

Isn't this a most helpful group of collectors.. Thanks so much for your feedback.

Mitch

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2010ccg

19 Jan 2016
05:49:57pm
re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

I swear I learn something interesting every day! Merci

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19 Jan 2016
06:49:00pm
re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

Weiner's Book "Canada Inkjet (Jet Spray) Cancels (1992-2005)" includes as Appendix 2 a cross-reference list of machine numbers to locations. I have the 3rd (2006) edition, which I believe still is the current edition. The highest number included at the time was #716. Not all machine numbers are used. In fact, there are huge gaps in the numbering sequence. It is a good book and incredible labor of love. It is almost too detailed in that it includes all markings used, organized by machine, including not just the cancelling markings, as shown by Mesapp1941, but all the ubiquitous one line dating markings in all their gazillion variations.



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Mesapp1941

18 Jan 2016
09:48:40am

What are the Image Not FoundSignificance of the numbers on this envelope postmark. Where can I find this information on line? I received this from FTA in early Jan. It was likely mailed in late Dec as the dues are due Jan. 1, 2016.

Thanks for any help you might have to offer.
Mitch


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timbres

18 Jan 2016
10:08:11am

re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

HI,

the first line is the date of mailing 2015, 28 of december at 23:44h.

the second line is the machine number and the area of mailing (postal code area)

hope it's help a little...

Jacques

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malcolm197

18 Jan 2016
10:19:29am

re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

M4L on conventional cds postmarks indicates Toronto ( somewhere in ).

Timbres

What does 3806 indicate -the number of items cancelled ? or a batch number ? or something else ?

Malcolm

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timbres

18 Jan 2016
11:09:43am

re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

The 3806 is the cancelation device number.... to know on witch machine the cover pass true

it's not a batch number or the number of items cancelled....

Jacques

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Mesapp1941

19 Jan 2016
03:32:47pm

re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

That helps to understand the code of the postmark.

Isn't this a most helpful group of collectors.. Thanks so much for your feedback.

Mitch

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2010ccg

19 Jan 2016
05:49:57pm

re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

I swear I learn something interesting every day! Merci

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19 Jan 2016
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re: Modern Canada Postmark guidence needed

Weiner's Book "Canada Inkjet (Jet Spray) Cancels (1992-2005)" includes as Appendix 2 a cross-reference list of machine numbers to locations. I have the 3rd (2006) edition, which I believe still is the current edition. The highest number included at the time was #716. Not all machine numbers are used. In fact, there are huge gaps in the numbering sequence. It is a good book and incredible labor of love. It is almost too detailed in that it includes all markings used, organized by machine, including not just the cancelling markings, as shown by Mesapp1941, but all the ubiquitous one line dating markings in all their gazillion variations.



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