a stamp of special design, having a value indicating an extra fee in addition to the regular postage, and affixed to an item of mail to ensure its special delivery.
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How to use special delivery stamp in a sentence
The date of the first issue of the special delivery stamp to postmasters is given as the 28th June, 1898.Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery | Clifton Armstrong Howes
Then, as though he could hurry the trains East, he put a special delivery stamp on it.The Breaking Point | Mary Roberts Rinehart
The Black Star had sent a letter to the evening paper also, but through the mail, with a special-delivery stamp affixed.The Black Star | Johnston McCulley
Do you s'pose it come in a registered letter, with a special delivery stamp on it?In Pawn | Ellis Parker Butler
I did not have a special-delivery stamp; so, in order to get one, I would have had to go to the post-office and buy it.Kindred of the Dust | Peter B. Kyne