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Posted 10/25/2021   9:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add stlspidey to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Do the ones with "Bereau of Printing and Engraving" on the selvage have a special name that collectors call them?
Thanks for putting up with all my newbie questions!
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Posted 10/25/2021   9:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The term "imprint" is commonly used as shorthand for what you are talking about.
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Posted 10/25/2021   10:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stlspidey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks. I am having a hard time with the correct search term to use on eBay.
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Posted 10/25/2021   10:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, Imprint capture and they command a premium.
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Posted 10/25/2021   10:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stlspidey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yeah I am discovering that now that I know the correct term to use while searching.
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Posted 10/25/2021   10:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
stlspidey,

I agree terminology is critical to achieving search success.

Might I suggest a clarification of "imprint block", "imprint strip", "imprint single", etc. when the printer's identification appears on the attached selvage.

And would only add the word "capture" only when the printer ID falls within the perforated area of the stamp itself.
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Posted 10/25/2021   10:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stlspidey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the clarification. They are out of my range for the time being.
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