A postage stamp perforated with the initials or insignia of an organization, especially to prevent misuse.
- Such punched stamps are referred to as perfins, an abbreviation for perforated initials.
- The discussion of perfins, advertising stationery, selvedge, and sponsorship identified further implications of the connection between Canadian business and postage stamps.
1950s: from perf(orated) in(itials).
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