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Julia Lee25/09/2012 09:41:27
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Only one small problem - the 'Dear Julia' has completely disappeared under 'mybills.ie'.

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Anyone got any similar unfortunate slogan postmarks?

John McCallum25/09/2012 21:00:02
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Cancel suggests that it was processed at Cork Mail Centre on an IMP - possibly IMP2? IMP = Integrated Mail Processor.

Looks almost of the quality produced by UK IMPs before the introduction of the PostJet printer on RM machines,

Adrian18/10/2012 10:21:54
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Here's another striking one.

Could be pretty hilariously if placed on certain portrait stamps!

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John McCallum21/10/2012 11:30:23
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Remeber the fruit stamps with the added stickers? I once produced an image of a Machin "enhanced with the sickers for a bit of a tongue in cheek item for a newsletter at the time. But one could have fun with quite a few stamps with any left over "fruit" stickers - google eyes on olympic cyclist stamps???!

Carmen22/10/2012 14:01:03
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And of course, there's that one Strange But True Column in Stamp mag that spoke about the postmark that made it look like the Queen was thumbing her nose at people... that gave me a chuckle in the "oh-dear-back-to-the-drawing-board" department... laugh

I was looking for it the other day but couldn't find it... will post it if I do.

Edited By Carmen on 22/10/2012 14:01:43

Julia Lee12/11/2012 11:30:44
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Not exactly a slogan postmark, but still a post marking that's a little... wrong.

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John McCallum16/12/2012 18:13:17
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Julia,

If you mean the barcoding over the "M" ppi and part of the address, these bars were applied by a TOP 2000 sorting machine which is primarily used to process large flats. However, these machines are used on occasion to process normal mail.

Adrian16/12/2012 18:57:23
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I think, John, that Julia meant the word POSTAGGE with two Gs!

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Adrian04/02/2013 16:45:00
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Here's Royal Mail tapping into Valentine.

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