SUPERB: A state of absolute perfection; thus this term is rarely applied.
FINE (F): Somewhat off centered but perfs clear design; fairly light postmark when used.
VERY FINE (V.F.): Well centered; lightly cancelled when used.
VERY GOOD (V.G.): Off centered, perforations cut into design, nevertheless sound and free from any defects unless otherwise noted.
|*||Indicates unused, with original gum, hinged.|
|**||Indicates unused, with original hum, never hinged, post office condition.|
|(*)||Indicates unused, without gum, or that gum is not original.|
|Indicates a block of four, or a large multiple.|
|Indicates cover, card, or entire.|
|Indicates booklet or booklet pane.|
|FL||Indicates "folded letter".|
|ppc||Indicates picture post card.|
|pc||Indicates post card.|
|DM||Price expressed in Deutsche Marks (German Marks).|
|FFr||Price expressed in French Francs.|
|SFr||Price expressed in Swiss Francs.|
|BFr||Price expressed in Belgian Francs.|
|£||Price expressed in Pounds Sterling.|
|OS||Price expressed in Austrian Shilling.|
|FI||Price expressed in Dutch Guilders.|
|¥||Price expressed in Japanese Yen.|
"T", "B", "L", "R" Top, Bottom, Left, Right;
"n.h." never hinged
"l.h." lightly hinged
"h.r." hinged remnant
"o.g." original gum
"Mi" Michel Catalogue
"Zu" Zumstein Catalogue
"S.G." Stanley Gibbons
"ANK" Austrian Netto Catalogue
"NVPH" Dutch Specialized Catalogue
"SASS." Sassone Italian Catalog