Stamp Identifiers,
Glossaries etc.

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AskPhil's The Salm 'List of Labels Purporting to Be Stamps'
ISWSC's Stamp Identifier - including:
- Cyrillic & Greek inscriptions
- Bogus issues
Cavers' Overprint IDer (Excellent ; incl. ' Nicknames')
Claghorn's "Comparative Philatelic Forgery Identification Site" (alt 2, alt 3)
HFF's Forgery Links
Ye Meng's list of bogus issues (incl. some locals)'s
- Glossary (both DEAD)
- Inscription & Overprint Identifier

The Olathe Poste's
AJ's Philatelic Markings Identifier
'Identify Stamps' : A-Z, Bogus & Fantasy, Republi.., Post..
S.C. Virtes Stamps - Identifiers: A-Z, Indian/Hindu, Greek
Stamp Glossary
Philatelia Alosta's DEAD Identifier
also in DEAD Ducth (& a glossary DEAD in Dutch)
Linn's Stamp News Resources:
- Stamp Issuing Entities - Currency Guide
- Stamp Glossary
Gibbon's (DEAD) Stampcafe Glossary
(& DEAD 'Currency' ID tool)
Rhea's Identifier
'Stamp Lingo' (Glossay)
USPS's 'Stamps Online' Glossary
Love Indonesia's Stamp Glossary
Purring Tiger's Words & Terms (DEAD)
Cronaca Filatelia's DEAD Glossary
Peter Gladman's brief interesting list
Great Britain Phil. Soc. Glossary; seeks help.
incl. a Style Guide (glossary) for writers

see also 'Non-English' - Portuguese, Dutch Identifiers below

Bengt Bengtsson's list of Undesirable Stamps
Swanson's (US) Machine Cancels 1900-20 Identifier

PSS's Precancel Terms and Definitions
Glossary (tailored to Canadian Admirals issues but instructive)
Filahome's Stamp Collecting Encyclopaedia
Lee's Illustrated Stamp Listopedia: Dictionary resources
All Known Watermarks Directory by Stampguyz
'No DNS' c.2000 - see below
Stamp2 Watermark Database (appears to be the same as Stampguyz')

The Olathe Poste's
The Philatelic Identifier
Unidentified Philatelic Objects by Rick Scott
Here You Can Identify Your Weird Stamps And, At The Same Time, Help Other People Out., by Casper & Stefano
Philatelic Webmasters Org.:
Illegal Stamps
Undesirable Stamps
Tips for Webmasters
Phildex Catalog cross reference service (.en, .fr)
JCM's International Collection of Artistamps - Fantasy material
Purring Tiger's
DEAD - Abbreviations
DEAD - Color Abbreviations
DEAD: Translation of the Various Designations of Colors
Scott Catalog Prefixes's Biographies of People of the World on Stamps
by Paul G. Partington and Dr. Udo Skladny
Dictionary of Philatelic Celebrities - Gilles Patin, .fr
Toke Norby's The Perpetual Calendar
Weiner's Perpetual Calendar
Java version
Source code
Philately And Postal's online 'Day of Week Calculator' - covering British, Julian & Gregorian dates

Cronaca Filatelia's DEAD Dictionary table
(.it, .fr, .en, .sp, .de)
Indonesia Philatelic Web DEAD Dictionary
Hungarian+ Vocab.
Japhila's Engish, French, German, Spanish, Hungarian (DEAD)
by Ladislav Kertesz, Dunajska Streda, Slovakia
Graham's German Catalog Terms -DEAD: "GER-ENG DICTONARY"
Selloland's Dictionary
DEAD: Ducth Identifier, Glossary
French philatelic dictionary
German 'Lexikon' - '404'
German 'Lexikon' Local copy
Kosel's German 'Lexikon f�r Sammler'
Spanish - Glosario de T�rminos (DEAD)
Selloland's Spanish Glossario  
Portuguese Stamp Identifier ++ (DEAD)

Bibliography +
Specialized Collecting Reference Section

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