VF - Well centered. F - Perf clear of design

VG-F - Perfs touch design. VG - Perfs cut into design




* Unused no gum

** Unused with gum

O Used

A Autograph

B/ Block of

cds Circle date stamp

CP Clipped perf

CTS Cut to shape

CX Cut cancel

EF Edge faults

FRT Full repaired tear

HB Herringbone cancel

HH Heavy hinge

HS Hand stamp cancel

LH Lightly hinged

MS Pen cancel

NH Never hinged

OG Original gum

P Proof

PC Punch cancel

PG Partial gum

PH Photographed

PI Perforated initials

PP Pulled perf

PR Printed cancel

Ptmk postmark

R Remainder

S Specimen

S/ Strip of

SE Straight edge

SFL Stampless folded letter

SLS Stampless letter sheet

SL Straight line cancel

SH Staple hole

SP Short perf

Sm Small T Thin

V/ Vignette of

W/ With Cover

SMF Small faults

LS Lightly soiled