Stamp Glossary "G".

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V X Y W Z

  Glazed Paper  Without any special coating but with a high gloss, sometimes confused with enamel-surfaced paper.

  Glider Mail  Transmission of mails by air glider. 

  Graphite Lines  Vertical graphite lines printed in black (beneath the gum) of certain British stamps in 1957 for use with automatic sorting machines.

  Greetings Stamps   Special stamps conveying Christmas, New Year or Birthday Greetings.

  Grille  A security device in the form of small square dots embossed on certain stamps of the United States, Peru, etc., arranged in a certain pattern, breaking the paper fibres.  This allows the ink of the postmark to soak in deeply and makes it impossible to clean a stamp for re-use.

  Gum  The adhesive found on the back of postage stamps. 

  Gutter  Space left between stamps to allow them to be separated or perforated.  

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