postal marking, usually applied to the back of a cover, evidencing either the arrival of a cover at its destination post office or the handling of a cover by a post office facility while the cover was in transit. Routinely applying a backstamp to First Class Mail upon arrival at the destination post office was a standard procedure that died out by the 1920s. See Receiving Mark and Transit Mark.
postal marking, usually applied to the back of a cover, evidencing either the arrival of a cover at its destination post office or the handling of a cover while in transit. Applying a backstamp to First Class Mail upon arrival at the destination post office was mandatory from 1879 until 1913. The backstamping of ordinary air mail was discontinued in 1929. See Receiving Mark and Transit Mark.
The manufacturer's identification mark found on the bottom or underside of a pot. Eighteenth and early 19th century backstamps were usually impressed into the clay body. Later, marks were underglaze printed.
A stamp that appears on the underside of a piece that may display the manufacturer's name and/or logo, a date, pattern name, letters/numbers, or other information. The back stamp may not include all information necessary for dating and identification.
the name stamp or signature of a manufacturer, which usually appears on the underside of the ware. Can be stamped, decaled or incised into the piece.
An 'arrival' postmark applied to the back of a letter Bâtonné Paper watermarked with straight parallel lines Bisect A stamp cut in two halves, each for separate use
Postmark applied to back of incoming mail to show date and time of receipt at the receiving post office.
Stamp on plywood panels showing approval by the American Plywood Association. Also known as an edgemark, all unsanded or touch-sanded panels or panels with A or B faces on one side only have the APA trademark on the panel back.
The name used to refer to the manufacturers mark, tradename and/or logo placed on the back of pieces. These will sometime incorporate pattern numbers and dates or dating codes.
A postmark applied to mail by the receiving post office or by a post office handling the piece while it is in transit. Backstamps are usually on the back of a cover, but they can be on the front.
A backstamp, in philately, is a postmark on the back of a cover (almost invariably an envelope), showing a post office or station through which the cover passed in transit. The office of delivery may also backstamp a cover and this type of mark is also known as a receiving mark. Backstamps or receiving marks are sometimes, for convenience or due to local postal regulations, applied to the front of a cover.