postmaster's stamp


variants or postmaster stamp
: a provisional postage stamp issued by a postmaster in the U.S. from 1845 to 1847 or Bermuda from 1848 to about 1856 to pay for government postal service for which government stamps had not yet been issued compare carrier's stamp

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“Postmaster's stamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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