Forerunner (stamp) - Provisional Stamps

Provisional Stamps

Provisional stamps produced by overprinting are official stamps of a country, even if old stamps are used, and thus are not considered to be forerunners.

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... the seceded states and the first issue of Confederate postage stamps, postmasters throughout the Confederacy used temporary substitutes for postal payment ... ranging from the creation of their own adhesive postage stamps to the marking of letters with either rate-altered hand-stamps or the manuscript indication “Paid ... offices would subsequently experience shortages in postage stamps and would revert to the use of Provisional stamps and hand-stamps ...

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