International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Djibouti

DjiboutiEdit

The country was known as French Somaliland or French Somali Coast until 1958 when the name was changed to the Territory of Afars and Issas. It gained independence in 1977 and changed its name to the Republic of Djibouti. The earliest date seen in from 1952.
The stamps are grouped according to the country identification in the frank:
A - COTE FRANCAISE DES SOMALIS
B - TER. FRS. AFARS ET ISSAS
C - R.P. DE DJIBOUTI
Several meters are known used for years with obsolete country name.



GROUP A: Frank inscribed “COTE DES FRANCAISE DES SOMALIS”Edit


Djibouti A1.jpg


A1. Satas “C” (MV), 1952. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$7.50]

Meter number with “SC” prefix.
TM: SL
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A2. Satas “D” (MV), 1953. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$30]

Meter number with “SD” prefix.
TM: SL
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A3. Satas “P” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$17.50]

Meter number with “SP” prefix.
Date figures tall.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
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Djibouti A4.jpg


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

Meter number with “SR” prefix.
TM: SC
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GROUP B: Frank inscribed “TER. FRS AFARS ET ISSAS”Edit


Djibouti B1.jpg


B1. Satas “C” (MV), 1958. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Meter number with “SC” prefix.
TM: SL
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Djibouti B2.jpg

B2. Satas “P” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Meter number with “SP” prefix.
Date figures tall.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg000
a. Official stamp. TM contains “OFFICIEL” at bottom




Djibouti B3.jpg


B3. Satas “R” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$12.50]

Meter number with “SR” prefix.
TM: SC
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GROUP C: Frank inscribed “R.P. DE DJIBOUTI”Edit


Djibouti C1.jpg


C1. Satas “C” (MV), 1977. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

Meter number with “SC” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg000F





Djibouti C2.jpg

C2. Satas “P” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Meter number with “SP” prefix.
Date figures tall. Hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg000
a. Official stamp. TM contains “OFFICIEL” at bottom




Djibouti C3.jpg


C3. Satas “R” (MV), 1977

Meter number with “SR” prefix.
TM: SC
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Djibouti stamp type C4.jpg


C4. Secap (Pitney Bowes) (MV).

Meter number with “PBGH-D” prefix.
Date figures widely spaced, without stops.
TM: SC
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Last modified on 8 November 2012, at 17:47