Definitions for "Paper proof"
A printed version of a document generally in black and white for purposes of checking it, making the necessary corrections, and submitting it to the client for his approval prior to printing.
This is a faxed copy of the artwork allowing corrections to be made before production begins.
An image, on paper, of the actual artwork to be applied, with color and size specifics is referred to as a paper proof and is utilized to ensure the artwork details have been accurately interpreted by the manufacturer.
an actual size depiction of your engraving request as it will appear on the item you order