Origin of perforated
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The Victoria twopenny of 1867 is worth $1.50 perforated, while $25 is asked for the unperforated.
Be assured that my efforts towards maintaining an unperforated skin will be as energetic as your own.The Pursuit
Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
The first perforated sheets being from the same plates as the unperforated, the same observations apply to them.
The color of all these stamps varies like the unperforated greatly, and the same remarks concerning it might be here repeated.
All the values as issued by this company have likewise been chronicled as unperforated.
- (of a stamp) not provided with perforations
- pierced with one or more holes
- (esp of stamps) having perforationsAbbreviation: perf
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- Pierced with one or more holes.
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