I'm thinking (guessing) that if the postal did not have one of the three (airmail stamp, label or written by 'Air mail, or bi-color border) it would have been thrown in the surface delivery bin, even if it had the correct postage for air.I'm thinking (guessing) that if I'd paid an extra 865,000 dinars on my 1,805,000 dinar Zone 7 postcard I'd probably make sure that I'd been given my free Airmail label and stuck it on good and hard so it did not get thrown in the surface delivery bin, even if it had the correct postage for air!
OK, Yugoslavia in July 1993 is not entirely typical; but you get the point."But this is where stamp collecting morphs into real philately"
Sorry, but this is not the serious morphing thread
. This is the Happy Stamp collector sharing thread.
You know "I'll show you mine - you show me yours" Scans
of really NICE looking stamps & covers etc.Add
yours! Â» Share
with others here your NICE looking stamp and cover images etc
And the POINT - "Airmail etiquette - A fun
Also, just for a tiny observation, it doesn't hurt to have a friendly salutation, maybe a few Smilies here and there to show intent
maybe even an over the top "Thanks!, and have a good day. (even if you don't mean it
But that's what's great about this Board, you are free to go and start a serious discussion about "morphing - dinars & making sure you got your free label"
Best wishes & thanks to all. I call this episode - "The English Invasion"
The first one must have been sent on a half-price day. The second one (piece from a small parcel?)was caught & had to go by row boat.
The 9's have it.
Odds & ends
Mine are pretty plain, Let's see if there is some variety out there.
Best to all,
"I don't have a lot - But I like what I got"