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Glossary of Philatelic Terms H

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Handstamp: Cancellation or overprint applied by hand to a cover or to a stamp.

Hinge: Stamp hinges are small, rectangular-shaped pieces of glassine paper, usually gummed on one side. Folded with the gummed side out, the hinge is used to mount stamps.

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