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Hand-Stamped Cancellation

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Hand-Stamped Cancellation - definition(s)

Hand-Stamped Cancellation - A cancellation on postage stamps that is applied manually (rather than mechanically with a canceling machine) on mailpieces that are nonmachinable or do not meet USPS dimensions. It includes the standard cancellation with killer bars, the circular cancellation without killer bars, the first-day-of-issue cancellation, the bull's eye cancellation, and the pictorial cancellation. (Also see first-day-of-issue office.)

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Source: USPS, 23 September 2009 08:31:12, External

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