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perforation gauge

noun, Philately.
1.
a marked ruler used to measure the number of perforations per unit length along the borders of a stamp.
Origin of perforation gauge
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for perforation gauge

perforation gauge

noun
1.
a graduated scale for measuring perforations and roulettes of postage stamps
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