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Postage meters first appeared in 1930. All stamps have “CHILE” in the frank.

The stamps are grouped according to design and function:

A - Frank with complete outer border
B - Frank with partial or no outer border
PO - Special stamps generated only by machines in Post Offices




GROUP A: Frank with complete outer borderEdit


A1. Universal "Midget" (FV-5), 1930.  [$20]

Small frank with “CHILE CORREOS” in arched panel above large value figure in center.
“PORTE PAGADO” at bottom with M# above. M#s M1 thru M10.
TM: DC
Values:  5, 10, 20, 30 centavos, 1, 3 pesos
Values:  6, 60 centavos  [Add $15]




A2. Universal "Midget" (FV-5).  [$15]

Nearly identical to Type A1 but inscribed “CORREOS DE CHILE”. M#s M11 to M22 known.
TM: DC
Values:  5, 10, 20, 30, 60 centavos, 1, 3 pesos
a. Printed in blue, violet or black




A3. Universal “Model O” (Francotyp “C” under license) (MV), 1931.  [$5]

“CORREOS DE CHILE” across top.
M# at bottom center with a star at each side.
“PORTE PAGADO” above M#. With “Cts.” left of value figures.
Wide spacing containing S# at top between TM and frank.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: BIC
V/F:   000 (A)






A4. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

Very similar to Type A3 but spacing much narrower,
and date figures taller and more closely spaced.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: DC or BIC



V/F:
Cts. :  0000 (O)   000 (A)  00000 (O)
E or Eº :  00.00 (O)  0.000 (A)  =0.00 (A,O)    0.00 (O)    00.00 (O)
$ :  =00.00    0.00
No currency indicator:  0000  0.000   .000




A4.1 Francotyp “B” (MV), 1943.  [Very rare, value unknown]

Frank with extended corners each containing a star.
“CHILE CORREOS” in negative letters in arc across top,
and “CENTAVOS” in negative letters centered at bottom.
M# 791 below frank. Wide spacing with S# high between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F:  0000




A5. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

As Type A4 but with “CORREO AEREO/ CHILE” at top.
Variations exist in shape of lettering in the frank.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: DC



V/F:
Cts. :  00000 (O)   000 00 (A)
$ :   000 (A)  0000 . ¯ (dash above stop) (O)  =0000 (O)  =00.00  000000
E or Eº :  0.000 (A,O)  00.000 (O)    0.00 (O)    .000 (O)   0.000 (A)  : 0.00
No currency indicator:    0.00 (O)  0.000 (A,O)  00.000 (O)




A6. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

Very similar to Type A3 but M# with “F” prefix.
With S# at top between TM and frank.
TM: BIC




V/F (all are oval):
Cts. :   000  [$10]
$ :  000  0,00  0000  00,00  0,000   0,00   0,00 . ¯   000 . ¯  [$5]
Eº :  0,00  00,00   000   0,00  0000
No currency indicator: 0,000  00,00   ,000  [$5]
a. “Eº” breaks left frame line




A7. Francotyp “C” (MV).

Frank with smooth outer frame line and circular corners.
“CORREO AEREO/ CHILE” at top.
Wide spacing, with or without S# at top between TM and frank.
M# with “F” prefix at bottom.
TM: BIC


V/F:
Cts. :   000   0000
$ :   00.–   000  0,000   0,00   ,000   000.–
No currency indicator:   000   0, 00




A7.1. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

Very similar to Type A7 but date figures have stops.
TM: BIC
V/F:  $ 000 . ¯







A8. Francotyp “Cc/Ccm” (MV).

Similar to Type A6 but narrow spacing between TM and frank M# with “F” prefix.
The date is approximately 13 mm wide with stops after D and before Y.
TM: DC or BIC



V/F:
$ :   000   0,00   00,00   00000
E or Eº :  0,00   00,00




A9. Francotyp “A9000” (MV).

Very similar to Type A8 but the date is much wider at 14-15 mm
with wide spacing between M and Y. Stops after D and M.
TM: DC or BIC



V/F:
$ :  0000  00000   00.00   00000  0.000oo  0.000,00   00.00 . ¯
Eº :   0,00   0000   00,00  00 000  00 00oo
No currency indicator:   00,00  [$25]



A10. Frama (MV).

Horizontal frank similar to Type A8 but value figures are thicker,
and the stars at bottom are smaller. M# with “FR” prefix at bottom.
TM: DC

V/F with $ :  00,00  0,000  0.000  000,00






A11. Hasler “F88” (MV).  [$5]

Frank slightly larger than Types A8-A10 and top inscription in two lines.
M# with “H” prefix below lower frame line.
A. TM and frank on same level
B. TM lowered with transaction counter above
TM: DC, BIC
V/F:
$ :  0000  00,00  00,oo   0,00   000oo
Eº :  0000  00,oo  0,0oo   0,00   0,oo
a. With 5-digit S# high left of TM








A12. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Very similar to Type A11A but value figures are smaller.
M# with “H” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F with $ :  000  0000  000.00





A13. Hasler “F88” (MV).  [$10]

Tall frank with “CORREOS/ DE CHILE” at top, “Porte Pagado” at bottom.
M# with “H” prefix outside bottom frame line.
TM: SC raised with transaction counter below
V/F:
$ :   0,oo    0,oo
Eº :   00,oo    0oo   000,oo
a. “AEREO” in negative letters at far left of TM





A14. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV).

Upright frank with “CORREOS/ CHILE” at top.
M# at bottom with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC



V/F:
$ :  =0.oo  =00.oo  =0o.oo
Eº :  000  =0oo  =0.oo  =.0oo  =0.ooo   .000   0.00
a. With “AEREO” in the TM



A15. Postalia (MV).  [$5]

Similar to Type A14 but with “CORREOS DE/ CHILE” at top.
Lettering in frank is tall and narrow. M# with “P” prefix.
A. Wide spacing between TM and frank
B. Narrow spacing between TM and frank (pictured)
TM: DC or BIC
V/F:
$ :  00.00
Eº :  0.00  .000  00.00
No currency indicator:  0.00  00.00  0.000  0.0000




A16. Postalia (MV).  [$5]

Very similar to Type A15 but with “CORREO AEREO/ CHILE” at top.
M# with “P” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F:  0.000






A17. Pitney Bowes “R” series (MV).  [$35]
Small frank, 19 mm wide, with simulated perforation border and “CORREOS/ CHILE/ PORTE PAGADO” at top.
M# with “P.B.” prefix between TM and frank.
TM: SC
A. Currency indicator “$” between TM and frank frame
B. Without currency indicator
V/F:  0.00   0.00









A18. Pitney Bowes "5000" series (MV).

Similar to Type A17 but the frank is larger and wider than tall.
M# with "P.B." prefix above.
A. Frank 25 mm wide
B. Frank 28-29 mm wide
TM: SC, DC
V/F:
$ : 0000   000   0.00   00.oo
E° :  0.00   .000   00.oo





A19. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV).

Very similar to Type A18A but the date figures are taller and more tightly spaced.
Frank taller than A18A, nearly square.
M# with “P.B.” prefix in line with number.
TM: DC
V/F:
$ : 0000   000   0.00   00.oo
E° :  0.00   .000   00.oo





A20. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Types A17-19 but with “CORREOS CHILE” at top and “PORTE PAGADO” at bottom.
M# with P.B.” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
Value and date figures on same level.
TM: DC
V/F:
$ :   00.oo   0000
Eº :   0.00  00.oo



A21. Pitney Bowes-GB “A900” series (MV).

As Type A20 but value figures are larger.
M# with “PBE” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
V/F:  $ 0000







GROUP B: Frank with partial or no outer border and with the TM incorporated into the frankEdit



B1. Pitney Bowes “R” (MV).  [$10]

Horizontal frank with large rayed star in center.
M# with P.B.No” prefix below star.
TM: SC


V/F:
$ :   000   0.00
Eº :   00   .00   000   .000   0.00
No currency indicator:   000



B2. Pitney Bowes “DM” (LV-21).  [$25]

Similar to Type B1 but much smaller.
M# with P.B.No” prefix.
TM: SC

Values:  0.10 to 2.00



B3. Pitney Bowes “DM” (LV-21).  [$25]

As Type B2 but with star logo removed from center.
M# with P.B.No” prefix.
TM: SC

Values:  010 to 200



B4. Pitney Bowes “5000” series (MV).  [$10]

Very similar to Type B1 but “CHILE” is not as tall, and value box is taller.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: SC

V/F with Eº :   .00






GROUP PO: Stamps generated only by machines in Post OfficesEdit


PO1. Francotyp “Taxograph” (MV).

Upright frank with simulated perforation border.
“CORREOS DE/ CHILE” at top, “PORTE PAGADO” at bottom.
Straight-line TM at left with date and large narrow “R” (for Registration) or “E” (for Express) and number.
M# with “C.T.” prefix at immediate center left of frank.
V/F with "$":  00.00  00,00  00 00
V/F with "E" or "Eº":  0 00  00,0  00 00  00,00  000,00
a. With ornaments at sides of town name (CT23)



PO2. Francotyp “Taxograph” (MV).

Very similar to Type PO1 but “$” breaks left frame line.
V/F:   000,00   000 00





PO2.1. Francotyp “Taxograph” (MV).

Very similar to Type PO2 but "CORREOS DE CHILE" in single line across the top.
V/F:   000 00





PO3. NCR.

Frameless frank printed on self-adhesive labels.
From the top, the elements in the frank are:
weight , postage
date , time
post office identification
The labels have an underprint consisting of multiple small flying bird logos usually in pink but also found in beige.
“PORTE/PAGADO” in red at upper right, and the postal service logo is at upper left.
Three types of postal service logos exist:
A. Flying bird in blue above “CORREOS” in red/ “de Chile” negative in a red band
B. As A, but with small “EMPRESA” between the bird and “CORREOS”
C. As B, but the bird has speed lines added, and “DE CHILE” is positive in capital letters
D. Logo as with A but the label is wider and with small vertical "NCR" logo at lower right
V/F:  $000
a. With a small oval printer’s mark in red at bottom right
b. Without weight
c. Impression inverted on label

NOTE: Misprints occur due to label misalignment while passing through the printer. The illustration for variety D shows the town name at top.





PO4. Similar to Type PO3 but the frank elements are as follows:

post office identification
postage
date , time , weight

Labels:

A. As Type PO3C, label with multiple small bird underprint in pink. Flying bird logo with speed lines at upper left.
B Label without underprint. “CORREOS” in red above “CHILE” in blue, both left of ‘sail’ logo at upper left of label. “PORTE/PAGADO” in blue at upper right.
V/F:  $(Ø)ØØØ  $(Ø,)ØØØ
a. With bar code and Registration data added below the frank text
b. Impression inverted on label





PO5. Unknown (digital), 2008.

Printed in black on plain white self-adhesive label with rounded corners.
Text from top down as follows:
Class of mail
Date, time, weight, value figures
Post office branch identification
A. Text as described, for use on regular mail, blank at bottom for domestic mail, or with country of destination at bottom
B. For use on registered mail, with barcode and registration number in lower half
V/F:  $(Ø)ØØØ










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