Is there a list of abbreviations concerning mail art?




and so on. Please help me out.

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You should start a list, I think there are many more

a&p add and pass

atc artists trading cards 

ma mail art

Is the one that makes and A&P the inventor of the subject? Like add a certain stamp, a picture of a country, etc? Is there a standard form for and A&P? Does it end when the form finally returns to the inventor? What happens then?

Does an ATC has a specific sizing?

yes, an ATC has an official size: 3 1/2" x 2 1/2"

I believe an A&P finally goes home when it is full.  There is no standard shape or size or format

TLP = Tacking Little Pamphlet

(like by the Bennetts :-)

There are some unique words in mail art, not just abbreviations - you don't see all the time.  I've never found a "dictionary"...maybe a project for someone else

inchies (art 1"x1")

twinchies (2"x 2")

artistamps = cinderellas

I'm sure there is more, just cannot think of them off the top of my head.

Ok, if everyone will contribute, I will collect them al, make a list and spread it by PDF (Portable Document File!).

PC=post card

envie or env or my favorite, 'lope= envelope

.....BTW (by the way!), i sent u a 'lope last week :)

Looking forward, Samantha!

Carien - I'm fairly new to this and didn't know what was expected or typical of ADD&PASS at first, and the more I've been sent I really do sense you can add whatever you want, a little or a lot. I'm sorry that I've not got to see the final piece of work after it's gone from me to heaven knows how many other people. I'm left feeling curious and I'm less interested in it now than I was at first.




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