Maximum card

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Maximum card for birth bicentenary of Nikolai Gogol where the card, stamp and first day of issue postmark are in concordance

In philately a maximum card (also known as a maxi-card, or maxicard) is a postcard with a postage stamp placed on the picture side of the card where the stamp and card match or are in concordance. The cancellation is usually related to the image on the front of the card and the stamp.

The collecting of maximum cards is known as maximaphily.

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