court clerk stamp

At first I thought it says "MAILED" but that doesn't seem to work...or does it? If you're familiar with court clerk stamps perhaps you can give advice as to what this is? Thank you.

  • Better believe all records went that way Specially NA records
    – user48240
    Dec 19, 2022 at 7:26
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    "Very old case in 1995"? I have active memories of 1995... For me "very old case" should be at least before WWII.
    – user132647
    Dec 19, 2022 at 14:17
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    @user132647 I live in the UK so feel that "very old case" should be reserved for anything pre-1900. 1995 is basically yesterday!
    – MD-Tech
    Dec 20, 2022 at 10:02
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    Do you have a link to an online version of the document in question? Aside: 1995 is anything but "very old". The internet existed in 1995. There should be an online reference available if it is from 1995. I would call something from 1895 old (but not "very old"). Something from 1795 might be deemed "very old" from a US perspective, but not from a European perspective. Dec 20, 2022 at 17:37

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The document was archived onto microfilm.

User @Dai used the font Myriad Pro Bold to overlay this onto the image:

Picture of the text "FILMED" overlayed onto the stamp's remains

  • This appears to be dubious, at least to me. Dec 20, 2022 at 17:31
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    @RBarryYoung 3 solid corners on the firs tletter lend credability to it being "F", I can see the "L" and the "D", and the shape of the "M" is certainly probable
    – GOATNine
    Dec 20, 2022 at 19:59
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    Here's what I came up with after messing around in Photoshop for a few minutes - I don't know exactly what typeface that the court's rubber-stamps use, but Myriad Pro Bold lines up very well: i.stack.imgur.com/stA1d.png
    – Dai
    Dec 21, 2022 at 6:13
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    @Dai My only problem with your edit is you didn't give yourself enough credit!
    – user71659
    Dec 21, 2022 at 6:23
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    If the font fits, you must upvote it. Dec 21, 2022 at 17:20

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