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Post Cards - Carte Postale and Bilhete Postal

Carte Postale
U.P.U. Postcard (Carte Postale in French) with the design
of the first King Carlos definitive issue of 1892-1893.

Domestic Rate Postcard
Domestic Rate Postcard (valid in Portugal and Spain - Bilhete Postal in Portugese)
with the design of the second King Carlos definitive issue of 1897-1905.

Funchal is the capital city and an administrative unit in the Madiera Island group of the Azores. It issued it own stamps from 1892 - 1905 but stamps of Madiera and Portugal have also been used.

Funchal is located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Morocco.


"Funchal." Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue. 1997.

Rossiter, Stuart and John Flower. The Stamp Atlas. London: Macdonald and Co., 1986.

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