Variant Capital A and B Examples
Variant A indicates that the letters of U.S.S. are widely spaced, or there is unusually wide spacing between wording ("wide" is defined as sufficient space for another letter plus at least a little more).
The difference between an A variant, a B variant, and normal spacing can be very subtle visually. Sometimes you will have to get out the millimeter ruler.
Variant B indicates that the letters of U.S.S. are narrowly spaced, or there is unusually narrow spacing between wording ("narrow" is defined as insufficient space for another letter).
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