postmarking stamp


postmarking stamp
postmarking stamp - A handstamp used to cancel postage on mail and for imprinting (in black ink) the date and city, state, and ZIP Code. (Also see facer-canceler) (Compare with all-purpose dating stamp.)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • Postmark — Post mark , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Postmarked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postmarking}.] To mark with a post office stamp; as, to postmark a letter or parcel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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