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258  Philatelic Issue Data (R)

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
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.
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

This page last revised: October 6, 2016