International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Burundi
In 1962 the Belgium-controlled territory of Ruanda-Urundi was granted independence and split into the two new nations of Rwanda and Burundi. The stamps of Burundi all include “BURUNDI” in the frank. For issues before 1962, see “RUANDA-URUNDI”.
- Upright frank with “REPUBLIQUE du BURUNDI” in arc at top.
- Lions rampant flank a boxed meter number at bottom.
- Meters H-13 and F-29 seen.
- TM: SC
- V/F: .000
- Similar to Type 1 but the meter number is not boxed.
- Meters H-07, H016 and H020 seen
- TM: SC, DC
- V/F: 0000
- Square frank with panels at top, bottom and sides. “BURUNDI” in top panel.
- “FR” (left) and "C" (right) below value figures.
- Meter number with “U” prefix in boxes in lower corners.
- One example reported with indistinct meter number.
- TM: DC
- V/F: 000oo
- Small frank with single line simulated-perforation border open at the sides.
- “REPUBLIQUE/ DU BURUNDI” at top, “POSTES” above meter number at bottom.
- Two examples seen, meter number NE 0002 and NE 0003.
- TM: SC
- V/F: 000
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