verb (used with object)
- any word, inscription, or device written or printed on the face of a stamp that alters, limits, or describes its use, place of issue, or character.
- a stamp so marked.
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Words nearby overprint
Example sentences from the Web for overprint
The copies referred to in the paragraph just quoted probably had been treated with chemicals to remove the red ink overprint.
The overprint in each case is in shiny black ink, the figure being 13 mm.
In cases where a real stamp is given an unauthorized overprint (which see), the stamp constitutes a forgery.Peeps at Postage Stamps|Stanley Currie Johnson