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Abbreviations


To present as much information as possible to the user of this site we have utilized abbreviations on this site.

  • --- (as catalog number) = Not listed in catalog
  • // = indicates not a complete set (e.g. 34//45 indicates stamps between #34 and 45 (not a set)
  • 2B = 2 band phosphor
  • AOP = all over phosphor
  • b = block (e.g. b/4v = block of 4 values)
  • bklt = booklet (complete stamp booklet as issued)
  • BP = booklet pane
  • chalky = chalky paper
  • Eng = English
  • ex-bklt = stamp is from booklet and usually has one or two imperforate edges
  • CB = center band phosphor
  • GA = arabic gum
  • Gae = Gaelic
  • Ger = German
  • gz = glazed paper
  • h/prs = horizontal pairs
  • i/b = imperforate at bottom
  • i/t = imperforate at top
  • imperf = imperforate
  • imprint = date printed (e.g. 1978, 2002, etc)
  • INV (for booklets) = panes are inverted (upside down)
  • LB = left band phosphor
  • ms = miniature sheets (sheet of stamps/same stamp per sheet)
  • ord = ordinary paper
  • ovpt = overprint
  • p. = perforation (e.g. p.13 = perforated 13)
  • pp = phosphor paper
  • pr = pair
  • prs = pairs
  • Q = Questa (stamp printer)
  • redrawn = stamp reissued with modification of design
  • s = strip (e.g. s/5v = strip of 5 values/stamps)
  • s/wmk = sideways watermark
  • sa = self adhesive
  • ss = souvenir sheet (S.G. uses the term of miniature sheets)
  • surch = surcharged
  • T = Type (e.g. = Type I )
  • UP (for booklets) = panes are upright (normal)
  • v = values in set (e.g. 5v = 5 values)
  • v/prs = vertical pairs
  • W = Walsall (stamp Printer)




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