International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Luxembourg

LuxembourgEdit

  • The first meter was installed in 1925.
  • All stamps are inscribed “LUXEMBOURG” or, during German occupation in 1940s, “LUXEMBURG”.
  • The stamps are grouped by appearance and function:
A - horizontal rectangle with truncated corners
B - rectangle with simulated perforation outer frame
C - rectangle with ornamental, Greek style outer border
D - rectangle with straight outer frame
E - open, horizontal frank, without outer frame
PO - special stamps generated only by post office machines
OO - special stamps generated only for official government mail



GROUP A: Horizontal rectangle with truncated cornersEdit



Sub-group AA: Inscribed “LUXEMBOURG”Edit



Luxembourg stamp type AA1.jpg

AA1. Hasler “D106” (FV-8), 1925.

Frank with inner box around value figures.
Value figures large, outlined.
M#s 101-107.
TM: nil
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5c, 10, 25, 35, 50, 75, 1 fr, 1.25, 1.50, 1.75, 2, 3, 5 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20c, 30, 40, 60, 70, 4 fr, 10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]




Luxembourg stamp type AA2.jpg


AA2. Timbrographe (LV-9), 1929.

Nearly identical to Type AA1 but M# 201 only.
TM: nil
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 40c, 50, 70, 75, 1 fr MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$100]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5c, 10, 20, 30, 1.25 fr, 1.75, 2, 3 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$200]




Luxembourg stamp type AA3.jpg


AA3. Hasler “F22” (MV), 1928.

Frank is wider than Types AA1 and 2, and the inner box around the value figures is not as tall.
M#s 101 up.
With “fr.” at left and “c.” at right of value figures.
TM: DC, SC or nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpgoo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpg0oo





Luxembourg stamp type AA4.jpg

AA4. Hasler “F22” (MV).

Frank is large like Type AA3 but corners are rounded rather than diagonal.
With “FRS” at left and “CTS.” at right of value figures.
M# 113 seen.
TM: nil with date only
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpgoo




Luxembourg stamp type AA5A.jpg
Luxembourg stamp type AA5B.jpg



AA5. Hasler “F88” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

As Type AA3 but without inner box around value figures.
Frank variable in size.
Spacing variable between TM and frank from very wide to very narrow.
A. “fr.” at left and “c.” at right of value figures
B. “Fr.” at left and “c” at right of value figures
TM: DC, SC, or nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ✳0oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ✳00oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg◇0oo (121)
a. Meter number at left of TM as well as at bottom of frank (137)







Luxembourg stamp type AA6.jpg


AA6. Hasler “F66” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Very similar to Type AA5 but the value figures are not as tall, 4.5 to 5 mm compared to 6 mm.
M#s 139 and 140 seen.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ✳00oo





Luxembourg stamp type AA7.jpg


AA7. Francotyp "A" (MV), 1933 or earlier. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[Quite scarce, value unknown]

Similar to Type AA3 but meter number in 300 series.
The value figures are angular.
One seen, M# 301, without town mark.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 000 (or possibly MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg00)








Sub-group AB: Inscribed “LUXEMBURG” (German occupation stamps)Edit



Luxembourg stamp type AB1.jpg


AB1. Hasler “D106” (FV-6), 1941. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

Provisional design.
As Type AA1, but country name modified by insertion of large “U” in place of “OU”.
M# 101 only.
TM: nil
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1, 3, 8, 10, 12, 25




Luxembourg stamp type AB2A.jpg

AB2. Hasler “D106” (FV-6).

Value figures with large “RM.” suffix inside large rectangle.
A. Meter number 102 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$15]
B. Meter number 103 or 105 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
TM: nil
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0,02, 0,03, 0,06, 0,08, 0,12, 0,25


NOTES:

  • The values 0,04 and 0,20 were reported as used but this has not been verified.
  • Meter 106 exists but is known only as a proof. Values: 0,05, 0,06, 0,08, 0,24, 0,30, 0,40




NOTE: Meter Type AA2 (Timbrographe M# 201) was modified for use under German occupation and equipped with values 0,03, 0,06, 0,08, 0,12, 0,15, 0,25, 0,30, and 0,40, No examples have been reported, and the exact appearance of the stamp is uncertain.




Luxembourg stamp type AB3A.jpg
Luxembourg stamp type AB3B.jpg



AB3. Hasler “F22” (MV), 1928. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

As Type AA3.
M#s 106, 108-113 reported.
A. “Rm” at left and “Pf.” at right of value figures
B. “RM.” at left and “Rpf.” at right of value figures
TM: nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpgoo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpg0oo
a. With date but not town mark at far left (113)







Luxembourg stamp type AB4A.jpg
Luxembourg stamp type AB4C.jpg



AB4. Hasler “F88” (MV).

As Type AA4.
A. With large “RM.” left of value figures (118) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
B. With “RM.” at left and “Pf.” at right (112) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[Rare, value unknown]
C. Value figures alone at center (115) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$15]
TM: SC or nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ✳00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ✳0oo










GROUP B: Rectangle with simulated perforation outer frameEdit




Sub-group BA: Frank with crown and coat of arms in centerEdit



Luxembourg stamp type BA1.jpg

BA1. Hasler F22” (MV), 1925. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$150]

Nearly square frank with crown and coat of arms inside oval with “LUXEMBOURG” curved around them.
Value figures at bottom between “Fr.” and “Cts”.
M# 113 below frank.
TM: BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpg00









Sub-group BB: Horizontal frank with inner box, inscribed “LUXEMBOURG”Edit



Luxembourg stamp type BB1.jpg

BB1. Francotyp “C” (MV).

Horizontal frank with large inner box around value figures and straight ornamental lines at sides and bottom between outer frame and inner box.
With or without S# high between TM and frank.
M# 301 up, with or without “F” prefix, breaks ornamental lines at bottom center.
TM: SC, DC, nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpg00 (O) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 (A,G) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpg000 (A) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆000 (G) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆0.00 (G)
a. Date boxed
b. Meter number boxed




Luxembourg stamp type BB2A.jpg
Luxembourg stamp type BB2B.jpg



BB2. Francotyp “Cc/Ccm” (MV).

Similar to Type BB1 but narrow to very narrow spacing between TM and frank.
Date figures with stops after D and before Y.
M# with or without “F” prefix.
A. M# unboxed
B. M# boxed
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆0.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆00.00







Luxembourg stamp type BB3.jpg


BB3. Francotyp “A9000” (MV).

Very similar to Type BB2 but date figures widely spaced with stops after D and M.
M# with “F” prefix or without prefix, unboxed.
TM: SC, BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆0.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆0,00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆00.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆000.00 (M# 370 seen)









Sub-group BC: Horizontal frank with inner box, inscribed “LUXEMBURG”Edit




Luxembourg stamp type BC1.jpg


BC1. Francotyp “C” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]

As Type BB1 but with "LUXEMBURG".
With or without impression counter number high between TM and frank.
M#s 301-312.
TM: SC, DC, nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpg00 (O) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 (A,G) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point starburst.jpg000 (A) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆000 (G)








Sub-group BD: Country name in curved ribbon at topEdit



Luxembourg stamp type BD1.jpg


BD1. Universal “MultiValue" (MV), 1952. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

Upright frank with doubled straight inner frame lines.
M# 501 with “U” prefix in box at bottom center.
“FR | CTS” below value figures.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg0oo





Luxembourg stamp type BD2.jpg


BD2. Universal “Automax” (MV), 1963? MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

As Type BD1 but with “FRANCS” below value figures.
M# 500 up without prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=00.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=00o o









Sub-group BE: Country name straight at topEdit



Luxembourg stamp type BE1.jpg


BE1. Frama “M/E” (MV).

Square frank with straight inner frame line and large box around value figures.
M# 200 up at bottom.
Value figures thick.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.00



Luxembourg stamp type BE2.jpg


BE2. Frama “M/E” (MV).

Horizontal frank without inner box around value figures.
M#s in 200 and 2000 series.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.00




Luxembourg stamp type BE3.jpg


BE3. Frama “EPS3000” (MV).

Similar to Type BE2 but the value figures are much smaller.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000




Luxembourg stamp type BE4.jpg


BE4. Frama “Sensonic” (digital).

Similar to Type BE2 but the value figures are taller, not as thick, and more closely spaced.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00000








GROUP C: Rectangle with ornamental, Greek style outer borderEdit


Luxembourg stamp type C1A.jpg
Luxembourg stamp type C1B.jpg



C1. Postalia (MV), 1952.

Country name unframed at top, Greek-style border along sides and bottom with inner box around value figures.
Frank width variable from 26 to 27+ mm.
M# in 400 and 1400 series below frank.
Value figures narrow.
A. Wide spacing between TM and frank
B. Narrow spacing between TM and frank
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.– MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00,00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000.– MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000,00
a. Value figures with “FR” prefix







Luxembourg stamp type C2.jpg


C2. Francotyp-Postalia “EFS” (MV).

Very similar to Type C1 but M# breaks bottom frame line, and value figures are slightly taller and more widely spaced.
Spacing between TM and frank ~15-16 mm.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000.–




Luxembourg stamp type C2point1.jpg


C2.1. Francotyp-Postalia “MS5/WK4” (MV).

As Type C2 but frank is wider than tall.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000




Luxembourg stamp type C3.jpg


C3. Satas “Rotary” (MV).

Frank smaller than Types C1 and C2 with M# above lower border inside value box.
Date figures tall or short.
M# in 700 up.
TM; SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00.oo




Luxembourg stamp type C4.jpg


C4. Francotyp-Postalia “T1000” (digital).

Frank quite similar to Type C2 but with narrower spacing and digital value figures.
M# in 40000 series.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000.–




Luxembourg stamp type C5.jpg


C5. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

Frank wider than tall.
M# breaks bottom frame line.
M# in 80000 series.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋000.–



Luxembourg stamp type C6A.jpg

C6. Neopost “SM24/SM26” (digital).

Very similar to Type C5 but spacing between TM and frank is much narrower.
The value figures are more closely spaced, and the date figures are shorter.
M# in 80000 series.
Meter number small.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ≋0000



Luxembourg stamp type C7.jpg


C7. Neopost "IJ" series? (digital).

As Type C6 but the date and value figures are closer to the top rather than centered.
The meter number is large.
M# in 84000 series.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00000



Luxembourg stamp type C8.jpg


C8. Neopost unidentified model (digital).

As Types C6 and C7 but the date and value figures are close to the bottom.
The value figures are more rounded than with Types C6 and C7.
M# in 87000 series.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00000








GROUP D: Rectangle with straight outer frameEdit


Luxembourg stamp type D1.jpg


D1. Safag (MV), 1948. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

Large horizontal rectangle with country name underlined at top and no other contents beyond the value figures.
M# 200 up below frank.
TM: BIC or nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000




Luxembourg stamp type D2.jpg


D2. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV), 1980.

Smaller than Type D1 and the country name is not underlined.
The meter number is centered inside Greek style ornaments at bottom.
M# in 100 and 1000 series.
With "F" preceding the value figures.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000.– MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.00
a. Without "F" preceding the value figures



Luxembourg stamp type D3.jpg


D3. Secap (MV), 1991.

Small upright frank with breaks in centers of both sides.
M# in 600 and 6000 series at bottom.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.– MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000.–




Luxembourg stamp type D4.jpg


D4. Secap (digital).

Frank similar to Type D3 but with space above country name.
Value figures fairly large
TM: rectangle
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000








GROUP E: Open, horizontal frank, without outer frameEdit


Luxembourg stamp type E1A.jpg
Luxembourg stamp type E1B.jpg


E1. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV).

Country name across top.
“POSTES” above value box.
Crown and coat of arms between TM and value box.
Date figures raised in relation to value figures.
Curled ornament at left and top right of TM.
M# with “PB” or “P.B.” prefix below coat of arms.
A. Coat of arms capped with wide crown
B. Smaller coat of arms capped with simpler crown narrow at bottom
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00 o MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00o MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00.o MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00.oo





Luxembourg stamp type E2.jpg


E2. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV).

As Type E1 but without crown and coat of arms.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00 o MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00.oo




Luxembourg stamp type E3A.jpg
Luxembourg stamp type E3B.jpg


E3. Pitney Bowes-GB “6900” (MV).

Frank with frame line at top and left
Crown above left frame line.
Country name and “POSTES” much smaller than on Types E1 and 2.
Date and value figures on same level.
“Fr.” at left of value figures.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
A. Low crown
B. Taller crown narrow at bottom
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋0.o0




Luxembourg stamp type E4.jpg


E4. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” (MV).

Similar to Type E3B but taller crown with larger frank.
Large “F” breaks left frame line.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00.00




Luxembourg stamp type E5.jpg


E5. Pitney Bowes-GB “6900” (MV).

Frank similar to Type E1 but date and value figures on same level, and the value box is much larger.
“–POSTES–” below value box.
M# with “PBE” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00.0 0




Luxembourg stamp type E6.jpg


E6. Pitney Bowes-GB “6900” (MV).

Similar to Type E5 but without inner frame lines around value figures.
The crown and coat of arms are larger, and the TM does not have curled ornaments.
A frame line has been added across the bottom, and a line (from the edge of the die?) sometimes appears along the top.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00.0




Luxembourg stamp type E7.jpg


E7. Pitney Bowes “A/B900” (MV).

Similar to Type E5 but lower and wider.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋000.0 o




Luxembourg stamp type E7point1.jpg

E7.1. Pitney Bowes “Paragon” (MV).

Similar to Type E4 but larger frank with smaller value figures.
Narrower spacing that with Type E4.
Without "F" preceding the value figures.
M# in 50000 series with "PB" prefix breaks the bottom frame lines.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋0000




Luxembourg stamp type E8.jpg

E8. Pitney Bowes “EasyMail” (digital).

“POSTES” centered below country name at top.
Large crown over value figures at left.
M# with “PB” prefix and date at right.
Various numbers at far left below curled ornaments.
TM: Linear across bottom
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg≋0000




Luxembourg stamp type E9.jpg


E9. Neopost "IJ" series (digital), 2013.

Frank with "P&T LUXEMBOURG" at the top, Greek ornaments at sides.
Large M# at bottom center, without prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00000








GROUP PO: Special stamps generated only by post office machinesEdit


Luxembourg stamp type PO1.jpg

PO1. Satas “P” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

Small upright frank with single line, simulated perforation border broken at center of sides.
Spacing between TM and frank ~15 mm.
Identification letter at bottoms of TM and frank.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000



Luxembourg stamp type PO2.jpg


PO2. Camp (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

Frank very similar to Type PO1 but with “POSTES” over identification number at bottom.
Narrow spacing between TM and frank.
TM: SC with ID letter at bottom
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000oo




Luxembourg stamp type PO3.jpg

PO3. Frama (digital).

Horizontal frank with simulated perforation border around the right half and straight line border at top and bottom of the left half.
At left are the town and postal codes in panels at top and bottom.
At right are the country name and identification number at top and bottom.
Identification number with "P" prefix.
Date and value figures across center.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.00



Luxembourg stamp type PO4.jpg



PO4. Escher Group "Riposte" (digital), 2007?

Rectangular value box containing "PORT PAYE" at the top.
Value box with country name above the box and "POSTES" below.
Large single circle TM contains two lines of text through the center, the upper line a series of number codes and the lower line the date and time.
Printed in black on self-adhesive label with yellow "P&T LUXEMBOURG" underprint.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg■ ■ ■ 0.00€








GROUP PD: Stamp used for collecting Postage DueEdit


Luxembourg stamp type PD1.jpg


PD1. Postalia (MV).

Simple horizontal rectangle broken at top right by "LUXEMBOURG".
At center is a large "T" filled with hatch lines.
The date is at left, and the value figures are at right.
Without town mark.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 000










GROUP OO: Special stamps generated only for official government mailEdit


Luxembourg stamp type OO1.jpg

OO1. Safag (MV), 1947.

Horizontal frank without complete outer border.
Country name underlined at top, Greek style border at bottom, crown and coat of arms at both sides.
M# and department name below frank.
A. Department name “GOUVERNEMENT” (200, 205, 207 seen)
B. “CHEMINS DE FER” (201 seen) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
C. “ARMEE” (203 seen) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
D. “S.N.H.B.M.” (204 seen) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
TM: BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000







NOTE: During the German occupation of WW2 at least one meter with stamp of unaltered German design was used in Luxembourg.

It can be identified only by "LUXEMBURG" in the town mark. Examples seem to be quite rare.
Luxembourg German occupation stamp .jpg







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