International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Brunei

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BruneiEdit

The earliest meter stamp seen is from 1954. All stamp are inscribed “BRUNEI” or “BRUNEI DARUSSALAM”. The stamps are grouped according to inscription:

A - “BRUNEI”
B - “BRUNEI DARUSSALAM”



GROUP A: Frank inscribed “BRUNEI”Edit


A1. Neopost (LV-10), 1954.

Small frank with simulated-perforation outer border and “POST PAID” stacked vertically at both sides.
M# N1, N2 and N3.
TM: BIC
Values seen ("CTS"): 4, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 23, 25, 30, 35, 50, 60, 70, 95, 1•00, 1•25 [$25-$100]
Values seen ("DLRS"): 3, 4, 5, 8, 20 [$200-$300]

NOTES:

  • Dollar ("DLRS") values 10, 12 and 15 were available but used examples have not been seen by us.
  • Some of the cents ("CTS") values are rarer than others. The 50 cent value seems to be the most common while several of the others are quite rare.




A2. Universal “MultiValue” (MV), 1956. [$100]

Frank with simulated-perforation outer border and straight-line inner border.
“CENTS” vertical at each side. M# “U1” above “POSTAGE” at bottom.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000




A3. Universal/Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV).

Similar to Type A2 but inscriptions often smaller and M# below “POSTAGE”.
A. M# with “U” prefix. “BRUNEI” large [$50]
B. M# with “P.B.” prefix. “BRUNEI” large. "CENTS" closer to value figures [$25]
C. M# with “P.B.” prefix. “BRUNEI” small. "CENTS" closer to frame lines [$25]
TM: DC
V/F: =000






A4. Neopost “205” (MV). [$20]

Similar to Type A1 but frank larger and nearly square.
M# with “N” prefix.
TM: BIC
V/F: 000




A5. Neopost “205” (MV). [$20]

Square frank with straight sides.
“CENTS” vertical in side panels.
M# with “NE” prefix.
TM: BIC
V/F: 000




A6. Neopost “405/505” (MV). [$20]

Similar to Type A5 but much wider.
M# with “N” or “NP” prefix.
A. “$” in left and “¢” in right side panel
B. Side panels blank
TM: BIC
V/F: 0000





A7. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV). [$10]

Frank with simulated-perforation outer border and straight-line inner border.
Frank wider than tall. “POSTAGE” below “BRUNEI” at top.
Value figures lowered in relation to date figures.
M# with “PB” prefix low between TM and frank.
TM: DC
V/F: 000





A8. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV). [$10]

Similar to Type A7 but value and date figures on same level, and “POSTAGE” above M# at bottom.
M# with “PB” prefix.
A. Frank 25 x 22-23 mm
B. Frank 29-30 x 23-24 mm
C. As 'B' but “CENTS” and “POSTAGE” are smaller, and the inner frame line at bottom is broken
TM: DC
V/F: 000







A9. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV). [$10]

Horizontal rectangle with straight sides and panels at top and bottom.
“CENTS” vertical at both sides.
M# with “H” prefix at right of “POSTAGE” in bottom panel.
TM: DC
V/F: 00.00






GROUP B: Frank inscribed “BRUNEI DARUSSALAM”Edit


B1. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV). [$10]

Wide frank, 32 x 22-23 mm, with simulated-perforation outer border and straight-line inner border.
Inner border broken at bottom.
“BRUNEI DARUSSALAM” in one line at top above “POSTAGE”.
Value figures lowered in relation to date figures.
M# with “PB” prefix low between TM and frank.
TM: DC
V/F: 000



B2. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV). [$10]

Similar to Type B1 but narrower frank (28 mm) and value and date figures on same level.
“POSTAGE” above M# at bottom.
“BRUNEI DARUSSALAM” in one line.
M# with “PB” prefix breaks both bottom frame lines.
TM: DC
V/F: 000



B3. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV). [$10]

Similar to Type B2 but “BRUNEI” above “DARUSALLAM” at top.
M# at bottom breaks inner frame line only.
TM: DC
V/F: 000




B4. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV). [$10]

As Type A9 but for changed inscription at top.
TM: DC
V/F: 00.00




B5. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

Frank with double straight-line outer frame.
Country inscription in one line in top panel.
M# with “RE” prefix in bottom panel. “$” in left panel, and “¢” in right.
TM: DC
V/F: 000



B6. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

As Type B5 but with simulated perforation outer frame line.
"BRUNEI" above "DARUSSALEM" in top panel.
TM: DC
V/F: 000










NOTE: Proof stamps from a Universal “Simplex” (LV-25) meter with meter number S-1 are known.

It is possible this machine was placed into use although examples franking actual mail have not been reported.