Last modified on 9 November 2014, at 23:35

International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Qatar

QatarEdit

  • The earliest meter stamp seen is from 1972. All stamps are inscribed “QATAR” or “STATE of QATAR”.




Qatar stamp type 1.jpg

1. Pitney Bowes-GB “Automax” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Upright, nearly square frank with simulated perforation border.
Country name in curved panel at top.
“RIYALS/ POSTAGE” at bottom above meter number.
M# with “P.B.” prefix
TM: DC
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Qatar stamp type 2.jpg


2. Neopost “205” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Square frank with straight line border.
“QATAR” at top left, “RIYALS” above “POSTAGE” at bottom flanked by “N” at left and meter number at right.
TM: SC
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Qatar stamp type 3.jpg

3. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Upright frank with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
Country name in Arabic at top and English as "STATE OF QATAR" immediately below.
“Dh” and meter number above horizontal line at bottom.
M# with “H” prefix
TM: DC
A. Frank 27-28 mm wide (shown)
B. Frank 30 mm wide
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Qatar stamp type 4.jpg

4. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Small, horizontal frank with simulated perforation border.
Date figures are raised in relation to value figures.
M# with “P.B.” prefix low between TM and frank.
TM: DC
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Qatar stamp type 5.jpg

5. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$15]

Similar to Type 4 but the frank is narrower with "POSTAGE" above the meter number at bottom.
Date and value figures are on the same level.
M# with “P.B.” prefix at bottom center.
TM: DC
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Qatar stamp type 6.jpg


6. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” series (MV).

Large, square frank with simulated perforation border.
M# with “PB” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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Qatar stamp type 7.jpg


7. Unknown, possibly Hytech (Australia) (digital).

Post Office stamp.
Frameless design on white, self-adhesive label.
Pre-printed country name and postal logo at top left, “Postage Paid” at top right.
Point of sale data added below.
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Qatar stamp type 8.jpg

8. Neopost (digital).

Square frameless design with 2D bar code across the bottom.
At top left is "Q-POST" above the meter number and a six-digit code.
At top right is a logo for the Qatar postal system.
At center are the value figures.
M# with "NP5" prefix.
TM: DC with date above time of day
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