International reply coupon

It 's not easy to see on the original coupon, because the picture is printed in yellow-ochre, but on a black/white copy it is clear, that there is a beehive on this French reply coupons. At the left of the sitting woman before the fence. With this reply coupon a new item is found in accordance with topical Variation.

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In international mail traffic it is possible to send foreign correspondents the postage for a reply letter by an international reply coupon. On sale at post offices in many countries. The coupons must be changed to the value of the simple postal expenses for one letter to a foreign country.

In countries with a 'weak' currency the obtainability is often restricted.

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Reply coupons are items for specialized collectors.

by Jan de Crom  
taken from "The Postal Bee" 3/2000 
Contact Group Bee Philately

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