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258  Philatelic Issue Data (R)

Record Type

BIB

Input Standards

Optional/Optional
1st Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
2nd Indicator  Undefined
blank character Undefined
Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Issuing jurisdiction (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂb Denomination (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂ6 Linkage (NR) System supplied/System supplied
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

Information about stamps, postal stationery, and all other documents created and/or used to signify pre-payment or payment due for postal services; stamps or other labels resembling the material described above, but which have no postal value; cancellations or other marks created and/or used by a postal administration to show evidence of postal usage; material bearing one or more of the items described above.

1st Indicator

Undefined. The 1st indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

2nd Indicator

Undefined. The 2nd indicator position is undefined and contains a blank ( blank character ).

blank character

Undefined

Subfields

 
ǂa Issuing jurisdiction

The name of the administrative territory or entity that has the overall authority for creating the philatelic material and for regulating its use.

258     Newfoundland : ǂb 5 pence.
258     Nippon : ǂb 120.
ǂb Denomination

The monetary value assigned to the unit by the issuing jurisdiction.

258     Canada : ǂb 1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents.
258     United States of America and other jurisdictions : ǂb various denominations.
ǂ6 Linkage

Data that link fields when non-Latin script is entered. This subfield is system supplied and does not appear in OCLC online displays. Do not add subfield ǂ6. For more information about subfield ǂ6, see Control Subfields.

ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

Indexing

Field 258 is not indexed.

This page last revised: October 13, 2017