FRANCE

Stamps inscribed 'Repub Franc', 'Empire Français', 'République Française', 'RF' (sometimes superimposed), 'Postes Françaises', 'État Français', or 'France'

1849 ->

From 1849: 1 Franc = 100 Centimes
From 1960: 1 New Franc (FRF) = 100 Centimes (=
100 Old Francs)
From 2002: 1 Euro (EUR) = 100 Eurocents (= FRF 6.55957)
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MYTHIC CATS

Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1959 CIT Meter Frank FR1959 MF CIT 75108 Meter frank - Winged Lion
CIT - Organisation International de Voyages
Paris 108
Machine no.
C. 2166
Earliest use reported:
4 February 1959
Latest use reported:
4 February 1959
If you know more about the dates of use for this item, please let us know
 
1966 Solfin Meter Frank FR1966 MF SOLF 75125 Meter frank - Sphinx
Company logo
"Le linge solide - Le linge fin - Solfin"
Machine no.
T-3343
R. de la Douane (10è)
75 Paris 125
Earliest use reported:
15 November 1966
Latest use reported:
15 November 1966
If you know more about the dates of use for this item, please let us know
BDC

1974 Ets. Glotz et Cie Meter Frank

FR1974 MF GLOT 54000 Meter Frank - Griffin
"Ets. Glotz et Cie - ligerie Griffon"
Machine no. SR1161
54 Nancy, Pte Desilles, Mthe et Melle
Earliest use reported:
11 January 1974
Latest use reported:
11 January 1974
If you know more about the dates of use for this item, please let us know
DL/
LFR
1991 Darney and Slavkov-Austerlitz - Twin Cities FR19910000 PMK 88260 Slogan Postmark - Heraldic Griffin
(From Slavkov CoA)
"Ville Jumelée avec Slavkov-Austerlitz Tschecoslovaquie - Musée Historique"
Slogan to the left, date and place below slogan
Earliest use reported:
20 April 1991
Latest use reported:
20 April 1991
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Also listed under Heraldic Cats
 
2002 Crédit Municipal Meter Frank FR2002 MF CRMU 62201 Meter Frank - Griffin
Crédit Muncipal Logo
"Crédit Municipal - 10, rue de Pot d'Etain - B.P. 75 - 62201 Boulogne-Sur-Mer CEDEX"
Machine no. NS010215
62 Boulogne-sur-Mer Pal., P de C
Earliest use reported:
3 January 2002
Latest use reported:
3 January 2002
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DL/
LFR
2010 Raon L'Étape Local PAP FR20101116 PSE 20g 88110 Pre-stamped Envelope 20g Winged Lion (in cachet)
"Porte des Vosges - Raon L'Étape"
Local PSE issued by
 
2013 Tourism FR20130614 ST 0_63 Stamp 0.63 Winged Lion
Lion of St. Mark's (?)
Wild Cat Art
Sculpture from the gates of the "Abbaye aux Dames" in Saintes
MI 5594
 

50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with Singapore

Joint issue with Singapore

Items from this issue are also listed under Wild Cats

La Poste's presentation of this issue in PhilInfo
FR20150519 ST 20gW 2 Stamp 20gW
(1.20 on issue)
Merlion
Self-adhesive stamp from collector/booklet with pre-personalised stamps
MI ??? (personalised)
 
  FR20150519 BK 4x20gW
Cover
Pane
Booklet 4 x 20gW
(4.80 on issue - sold at 6.90)
Merlion (on two stamps and back cover)
4-stamp self-adhesive booklet with two of each stamp in issue
 
This item is also listed under Singapore FR_SG20150519 BK 8_40 Booklet / special folder 8.40 Merlion (on two stamps and back cover)
Joint "collector" with the stamps from both countries - the SG stamps in self-adhesive version.
To our knowledge this item has only been sold in cancelled condition
If you have seen mint versions of this product, please let us know.
BDC

List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from Marci Jarvis, Nahum Shereshevsky and TS Tan.
Latest update: 26 February, 2017