HOW TO MADE A MAXIMUM CARD ?

DEFINITION :

A Maximum card is a postal stamp that affixed on the view side of a picture postcard and a cancellation (postmark) with maximum concordance between elements..

           A Maximum Card must answer to the rules adopted by the F.I.P. Fédération Internationale de Philatélie.

 

A STAMP

A POSTMARK

 
A PICTURE POSTCARD IF POSSIBLE FROM THE SHOP

 

                            THE 3 ELEMENTS TOGETHER WITH MAXIMUM CONCORDANCE MADE THE MAXIMUM CARD AS SEEN HEREUNDER
 

Michel Vaillant

Stamp issued on 17/01/2005

Postcard issued by THE BELGIAN MAXIMAPHILES ASBL VZW with authorization of Studios Jean GRATON

Illustrated Postmark 1st Day full concordance

 

Important Observations :
 

Never confuse a maximum card with a philatelic souvenir, where most of the time one concordance element is missing or false.


 

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