CORRESPONDENCE SALE OF STAMPS,
FIRST DAY ENVELOPES, MAXIMA CARDS, PHILATELIC
Philatelits all over the world are entiled to
get through the Philatelic Center of French polynesia
- PAPEETE- TAHITI (Tel.(689) 41.43.35, Fax. (689)
45 25 86) all current postal stamps the list of
which is enclosed herewith, and if they wish it,
get the postmarks as stipulated in the text under
the following conditions:
GENERAL SALES CONDITIONS:
The list of current postal stamps on January
1st shows on two separate tables, the issues scheduled
for the next year as well as withdrawals.
It is to be noted that the stamps withdrawn will
not be supplied after the date of withdrawal.
On the first day of issuance of each postal stamp,
the Offices put up for sale an illustrated envelope,
obliterated with a special stamp "First Day".
Each correspondent, holder or non-holder of an
account, who applied for his/her registration
in the philatelic files run by a computer, will
receive, for each issue scheduled, a philatelic
memo on which th theme and the topics chosen as
well as the characteristics of the stamps.
Any philatelits interested in the issues from
Polynesia can receive postal stamps or philatelic
documents issued in sending the payment along
with the order or in asking for the opening of
a philatelic account with the Head Of the Center;
they will be able to provision this account progressively,
but the minimum deposit has been fixed at ($44.43 - €41.90).
If they wish it, they can also give a permanent
order for a determined number.
The orders must be adressed to the Head of the
Philatelic Center of French Polynesia PAPEETE
- and the figurines will always be sold to the
Upon express request, some post-marks as hereunder
specified will be obtained. The payments must
be enclosed with the order (except for permanent
orders) and can be made with reply coupons or
banknotes inserted into a registered letter, or
a postal check (or banking check) to the order
of the Head of the Philatelic Center of French
Polynesia PAPEETE - CCP No 902 73 10.
The payments made in foreign curencies are accounted
at the Exchange rate in force at the day of encasement.
Unless otherwise stipulated by the customer, the
sums in excess are converted into new additional
stamps enclosed with the order. The postal checks
can be sent directly to the Center where the account
is (do not forget to mention the necessary indications
for the identification of the order, in the place
reserved for correspondence).
The checks or banking ways of payment drawn on
a bank which is not located in Papeete involve
encasement costs and delays.
A Philatelic account can be opened in our books
to stamp-collectors who apply for it in making
a minimum deposit of ($44.43 - €41.90). The orders are
debited on the account. An account statement is
sent every time figurines are forwarded, and the
stamp-collector must re-provision his account
in due time. The holders of Philatelic accounts
who have a permanent order receive the quantities
ordered at each issue. It is useless for them
to send us the order voucher which is attached
to each Philatelic memo.
1) - Postal stamps ordered at the Philatelic
Center: They can be post-marked at the stamp-collector's
either with the post-mark at the ordinary date,
or with the post-mark dated "First Day"
(only for the postal stamps belonging to the issue
in question and ordered on this occasion).
2) - Postal stamps, letters, cards addressed
to the Head of the Philatelic Center:
Isoled postal stamps, groups of stamps, full
sheets, can be post-marked with the sign "Philatelic
Center of French Polynesia".
Pre-paid cards, envelopes or documents destined
to be sent back to stamp-collectors, undercovered
or in an envelope can only be post-marked with
the stamp "Philatelic Center of French Polynesia".
The objects which can be subject to a mechanical
post-mark can bear the print of the PAPEETE RP
post-mark machine provided that they bear the
indelible mention Philatelic Correspondence"
in the right-hand side.