International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Andorra

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AndorraEdit

The postal system of the Principality of Andorra is administered by both France and Spain, and the meter frank designs reflect this. The earliest date seen is from 1965.

The stamps are grouped according to the country inscription in the frank:

A - ANDORRE or PRINCIPAUTE D’ANDORRE (French)
B - REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE (French)
C - PRINCIPAT D’ANDORRA (Spanish)
PO - Special stamps from Post Office machines



GROUP A: French administration. Frank with ANDORRE or PRINCIPAUTE D’ANDORREEdit




A1. Havas “P” (MV), 1965.  [$15]

Frank with “PRINCIPAUTE/ D’ANDORRE”.
M# with “P” prefix. M# P00232, P.00234 and P.22907 seen.
TM: SC
V/F:  000   000




A2. Havas “T” (MV).  [$10]

Frank with “PRINCIPAUTE/ D’ANDORRE”.
M# with “T” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:  0000





A3. Satas “SP” (MV).  [$35]

Frank with “ANDORRE” alone.
M# with “SP” prefix. Date figures tall.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F:   000




A4. Secap “NA” (MV), 1967.  [$12.50]

Frank with “ANDORRE” alone.
M# with “NA” prefix.
A. "ANDORRE" 15 mm wide
B. Smaller "ANDORRE" 13 mm wide
TM: SC
V/F:   000 (9631)  0000 (13732, 28765)





A5. Secap “ND” (MV), 1977.  [$12.50]

Frank with “ANDORRE” alone.
M# with “ND” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:  000







GROUP B: French administration. Frank with REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, and town mark containing ANDORREEdit



B1. Havas “P” (MV), 1967.  [$25]

M# with “P” prefix.
M# P232, 234 and P-17693 seen.
TM: SC
V/F:  000





B2. Havas “T” (MV), 1973.

M# with “T” or “TW” prefix.
TM: SC
A. M# with “T” prefix.  [$10]
B. M# with “TW” prefix (TW 6807 only), ‘loaner’ meter.  [$25]
V/F:  000  0000










B3. Satas “SP” (MV), 1977.  [$25]

M# with “SP” prefix. Date figures tall.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F:   000




B4. Satas “SR” (MV).  [$25]

M# with “SR” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:   000






B5. Satas “SL” (MV).

M# with “SL” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:   000







GROUP C: Spanish administration. Frank inscribed "PRINCIPAT D’ANDORRA"Edit



C1. Havas “P” (MV).  [$7.50]

M# with “P” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:   000





C2. Secap “NA” (MV).  [$7.50]

M# with “NA” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:  0000






C3. Secap “ND” (MV).  [$25]

M# with “N1” prefix.
Hour figure at left outside TM.
TM: SC
V/F:  0000




C4. Secap “N1” (MV).  [$25]

Value figures large. M# with “N1” prefix.
Hour figure outside and left of TM.
TM: SC
V/F:  0000




C5. Havas (MV).  [$25]

M# with “T” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:  0000




C6. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).  [$25]

M# with “SG” or “R” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:   000   0,00




C7. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).  [$25]

Euro sign at left of country name.
M# with “RC” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F:   ,00




C8. Neopost (digital).

Frank slightly wider than tall.
“LA POSTE” above value figures.
M# with “HH” prefix. TM in rectangle.
V/F:  000,00







GROUP PO: Special stamps from Post Office machinesEdit



PO1. SERCEM (digital).

“PRINCIPAT/ D’ANDORRA” at top.
Hour figure between TM and frank.
M# with “G03” or "GO4" prefix. TM: Rectangle
V/F:  000   000




PO2. Olivetti (digital).

Frameless design on self-adhesive label with underprint.
“PRINCIPAT D’ANDORRA” is part of underprint design.
Denominated in both French francs (FRF) and Euros (EUR).
M# with “G02” and “G04” prefixes seen.
TM: SL at top
V/F:  0,00 / 0,00
a. Stamp used for registered mail, with large “R” and number at left



PO3. Epelsa "ET-CB" (digital), July 1992.

Frameless design on self-adhesive label but much smaller than Types PO1 and 2.
Label with wavy edges at the sides.
Gold "PRINCIPAT D / ANDORRA" in center with background of green mountain peaks.
A. Stamp for use on regular mail, value figures at bottom
B. Stamp for use on regestered mail, with large registration number at bottom and no value figures
Small "Correos" preprinted at top left, date added at bottom left.
V/F:    000PTS
a. With small machine ID number above date



NOTES:

  • Type PO3A closely resembles self-service ATM stamps used in Andorra. The ATM stamps do not have dates.
  • Several Andorran Epelsa PO machines used Spanish labels with a different design and inscribed "CORREOS ESPAÑA".






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