Stamp Glossary "U".

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
Unissued Stamps  Stamps printed but were not officially released for sale and used by the postal authorities.Last stamps of USSR,(october 1991) - no postally used.

Used  A stamp which has had postal or fiscal use and has been postmarked or cancelled.

 Used Fiscally  Stamps or revenue stamps used for the payment of revenue charges  
Used on Cover  A stamp (or stamps) postmarked and preserved on the original envelope.  

Used on Piece  Stamp retained on a portion of the original cover to preserve the entire postmark   

Used Abroad  Stamps of one country used and postmarked in another country. 
Unused  Stamp has not been used in the post may be partially or wholly without gum, or bear traces of old hinges on the back.

    

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