User talk:Alcyon

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Stamp uploads[edit]

You have marked several stamp uploads as self-made, which appear to have artwork going back many centuries. This is clearly an incorrect license. Please mark the website from which you got these images and find a proper tag in Category:License tags. Patstuart 20:10, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

I took myself those pictures. They are pictures of philatelic matter of my personal collection. Could you help me ? I don't understand what I must do. PLease explain me clearly (I am french speaker) or modify yourself the text of the pictures. Thank you. Alcyon. the preceding unsigned comment was added by Alcyon (talk • contribs)
The issue here is whether stamps are in the public domain in the country which they represent. They are in some countries; in others, they're not. To be honest, I'm not exactly sure; perhaps you could leave a not at the village pump. I'm sorry to be too big of a trouble, and I hope we can sort this out. Patstuart 18:10, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:Reine Fabiola.JPG[edit]

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Stamp images[edit]

Please don't upload any more stamp images under GFDL-self until you've been able to establish the correct license. Again, if you go to COM:VP, people should probably be able to help you out. Patstuart 17:04, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

Catégories[edit]

Bonjour ici aussi !

Ne mets sur tes photos, comme sur tes pages, que les catégories les + précises : s'il y a Pha That Luang, ne mets ni Vientiane, ni à + forte raison Laos (risque d'engorgement des catégories supérieures).

Cordialement Chaoborus 15:21, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

Stamp copyright notices[edit]

Belgium stamps are copyright for 70 years after issue PLUS 70 years after the designer's death per Commons:Stamps/Public domain#Belgium - this designer died in 1975. You do not own the copyright of these stamps so cannot release them under a licence you decide. Sorry but they must be deleted. Ww2censor (talk) 13:26, 2 May 2009 (UTC)


File:Charlemagne .JPG[edit]

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Copyright status: File:Vat Sen1.JPG[edit]

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