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DEFINITIONS/ABBREVIATIONS

Helpful Definitions

Stamp Description Abbreviations:

MNH = Mint never hinged

MH = Mint hinged

MLH = Mint lightly hinged

MNG = Mint no gum

NGAI = No gum as issued

SON = Sock on nose cancel (centered)

WMK= Watermark

KGV = King George V

We use Scott numbers on most of our items. Occasionally we will post other catalog numbers when available or when Scott does not reference the stamp.

We use our stock images on many of our modern mnh stamps. The stamps will be in the condition stated. Serial numbers, if present, may be different.


 

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HELPFUL TOOLS AND SITES 

Stamp Compare Great tool of comparing stamps

Home Stamp Collecting Tips  A great site recommended by the class at After School Care Programs.