Last modified on 25 November 2014, at 00:29

International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Central African Republic

Central African RepublicEdit

The country was a French territory until it gained independence in 1960. For about two years starting in December, 1977 the name was changed to Central African Empire. The earliest date seen in from 1960. For issues before 1960 see FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA. The stamps are grouped by political inscription”

A - inscribed “REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE”
B - inscribed “EMPIRE CENTRAFRICAIN”



GROUP A: Frank inscribed “REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE”Edit


Central African Republic A1.jpg


A1. Satas “D” (MV), 1960. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]

Upright rectangle with single line, simulated perforation border open at the sides.
M# with “SD” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg000F





Central African Republic A2.jpg


A2. Hasler “F22” (MV), 1960. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

TM raised in relation to the frank.
M# between dashes below frank, without prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 Fr.






Central African Republic A3A.jpg
Central African Republic A3B.jpg


A3. Satas “J” (MV), 1964. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

M# with “SJ” or “S.J.” prefix.
Date figures tall.
A. “REPUBLIQUE” narrower than “CENTRAFRICAINE”
B. “REPUBLIQUE” nearly same width as “CENTRAFRICAINE”
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000
a. Dash between prefix and meter number






Central African Republic A4.jpg


A4. Satas “R” (MV), 1964. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

As Type A3A but M# with “SR" or "S.R." prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg000
a. Dash between prefix and meter number




Central African Republic A5.jpg

A5. Camp (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

Post Office stamp.
As Types A3 and A4 but narrower spacing between TM and frank.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
M# with “PR” prefix. M# 001 seen.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg000



Central African Republic A6.jpg


A6. Neopost (MV).

Frank with straight frame line.
M# with "NE" prefix at bottom.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000






GROUP B: Frank inscribed “EMPIRE CENTRAFRICAIN”Edit


Central African Republic B1.jpg

B1. Satas “J” (MV), 1979. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$150]

As Type A3 but with different inscription.
One meter seen, “SJ 2457”.
Date figures tall.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg00