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EgyptEdit

Egypt was one of the earliest countries to use a postage meter. For a short period in 1922 a Moss (New Zealand) machine was used by the National Bank of Egypt in Cairo. Postage meters were not used again until 1933.
All stamps are inscribed “EGYPT”, “EGYPTE”, “ARE”, “RAE”, “RAU”, “UAR”, or have Arabic script without Western inscription. Few stamps have a meter number (M#) but many have a License number (L#), in Arabic.
Although manufactured in Germany, the Nessim machine (Type PV1) was invented and used only in Egypt.
The stamps are grouped according to political period and inscription.
A - Kingdom of Egypt, 1922 – 1953
B - Republic of Egypt, 1953 – 1958
C - United Arab Republic, 1958 – 1971
D - Arab Republic of Egypt, 1971 – present
Many Egyptian meter stamps have doubled value figures, with Arabic over Western numerals (technically Eastern Arabic over Western Arabic). This catalog represents the Arabic zero as “ “.



GROUP A: Kingdom of Egypt, 1922-1952Edit

  • All franks, except Type A1, have a crown and Arabic tougra (monogram) in the design. Two tougras exist as follows:















A1. Moss Model “D” (FV-5), 27 February 1922.

One machine only with different frank design for each denomination:
A. 2 mills (square)  [$300]
B. 4 mills (tombstone)  [One cover known, value undetermined]
C. 5 mills (indented curves)  [$150]
D. 10 mills (squared circle)  [$150]
E. 50 mills (triangles)  [Extremely rare, only 3 examples known, value undetermined]
Separate panel at bottom contains the denomination spelled out.
Meter number “2” in center circle of each value.
Printed in red-pink.
In use only one month, 27 February to 31 March 1922.
TM: nil

NOTE: Proofs of these stamps exist and are worth approximately $150. Proofs of the 2, 4 and 50 mill stamps are far more common than postally used examples and worth less than the stated values. Proofs of the 5 and 10 mill stamps are somewhat scarcer than postally used examples.



A2.1. Neopost (LV-3), 1933.  [$50]

Tougra of King Fuad in center of stamp.
The value figures sit above the bottom frame line which is without breaks.
One machine only, meter number 1 (in bottom of town mark).
TM: SC
Values:  2, 3, 5, 15, 20 mills


NOTE: The illustration shows a proof. The spacing between the town mark and frank is much narrower than found on the actual stamp.



A2.2. Neopost (LV-6), 1934.  [$10]

Very similar to Type A2.1 but segments of the bottom frame line are connected to the value slugs which are moved in and out depending on the postage needed.
This leaves small breaks in the bottom frame line beneath the value figures.
Tougra of King Fuad.
M# 1-10.
TM: SC
Values:  2, 3, 5, 10, 15, 20



A2.3. Neopost (LV-6).  [$50]

As Type A2.1 but with tougra of King Farouk.
Meter number 5 only.
TM: SC
Values:  2, 3, 5, 10, 15, 20



NOTE: Type A5 in the original paper edition of the catalog has been moved to Type PV1. Type 5 here is a new stamp not known when the paper ediiton was published.



A2.4. Neopost (LV-6).  [Extremely rare, value unknown]

As Type A2.3 but "MILLS" has been moved from below the two value dies and is now vertical between them.
The Western value figures are of a different, plainer style.
M# 10 only. One cover known.
TM: SC
Values:  15 seen, but 2, 3, 5, 10 and 20 are presumed










A3. Francotyp “C” (MV), 1937.

Ornamental frame with straight line outer border.
Very small crown above tougra at top center.
Inner box around V/F. “MILLS” in Western alphabet and Arabic at bottom.
With or without 4-digit S# between TM and frank.
A. Arabic “MILLS” style A  [$5]
B. Arabic “MILLS” style B  [$20]
TM: SC
V/F:      above 000
a. L# in Arabic below frank
b. TM: DC



A4.1. Universal “MultiValue” (MV), 1938.

Frank with simulated-perforation outer border and ornamental inner border.
Country name in Western alphabet at left and Arabic at right curved at upper sides
with crown and value figures between. Tougra of King Farouk at bottom center.
Inscriptions inside frank can vary considerably in size from one machine to another.
A. Frank 25-26 x 30 mm
B. Frank 27-28 x 32-34 mm
C. Large frank 34 x 41 mm  [Very rare, value unknown]
D. Wide frank 32 x 30 mm
E. Wide frank 34-35 x 32 mm
TM: DC
V/F:      above  00       above  000
a. L# in Arabic below TM
b. TM: BIC
c. Small date figures
d. Town mark lowered with small date figures (shown at right)
e. Printed in black




A4.2. Universal “MultiValue” (MV).  [$5]

Similar to Type A4.1 but with inner box around value figures.
Tougra of King Farouk.
A. Frank 25 x 30 mm
B. Frank 27 x 32 mm
TM: DC
V/F:       above  000



A4.3. Universal “MultiValue” (MV).  [$10]

Similar to Type A4.1 but the TM is lowered, and the date figures are small.
Frank 25-26 x 30 mm.
Tougra of King Fuad.
TM: DC
V/F:      above  00




A4.4. Universal “MultiValue” (MV).

As Type A4.3 but with tougra of King Farouk.
A. Frank 25-26 x 30 mm  [$50]
B. Frank 34 x 32 mm  [$20]
TM: DC
V/F:      above  00       above  000



A5.1. Hasler “F88” (MV), 1948.  [$50]

Similar to A4.1 but crown is shorter and flatter.
Tougra of King Fuad.
The value figures have an 8-point asterisk in the leading bank.
Frank 25-26 x 29/30. L# in Arabic below frank.
TM: DC
V/F:      above  00



A5.2. Hasler “F88” (MV).  [$5]

As Type A5.1 but with tougra of King Farouk.
A. Frank 26-27 x 29-30 mm
B. Taller frank 26-28 x 32-34 mm
TM: DC
V/F:      above  00
a. With Francotyp style 5-point asterisk in the leading bank:      above  00
b. TM with double inner and outer lines
c. Outer circle of TM straight at sides
d. Date only, without TM







GROUP B: Republic of Egypt, 1953 – 1958Edit

  • All franks with Western inscriptions “EGYPTE” or “EGYPT” without crown and tougra.

Many of these stamps were used well into the United Arab Republic period (Group C) from 1958 to 1971.



B1.1. Francotyp “C” (MV), 1952.  [$100]

Small frank with simulated perforated outer border.
24 x 25 mm. “EGYPTE” curved. “POSTES" at bottom.
Wide spacing.
S# above slogan, and L# below slogan.
TM: SC trisected
V/F:      above 000




B1.2. Francotyp “C” (MV).  [$5]

As B1.1 but larger frank, 26 x 30 mm.
“MILLS/POSTES” at bottom.
TM: DC
V/F:      above 000





B1.3. Francotyp “C” (MV).  [$10]

As Type B1.2 but slightly larger frank, 28-29 x 31-32 mm,
and country names are straight rather than curved.
TM: DC
V/F:      above 000
a. L# below slogan






B1.4. Francotyp “C” (MV), 1953.  [$5]

As B1.2 but frank is larger, and spacing between TM and frank is narrow.
TM: DC with straight sides on outer circle.
Arabic L# below frank.
A. 27 x 34 mm
B. 30 x 33 mm
V/F:     /000        above 0000
a. Sides of TM outer circle curve inward almost touching inner circle. Without L#








Types B2.1 through B2.7 are Universal “Multi Value” (MV) stamps. All have 5-pointed asterisk in the value figures, and none have a meter number below the frank although many have it below the town mark. All have double-circle town marks. Dates do not include stops except as noted.


B2.1. Value $20]

Upright frank, 28-28 x 30-31 mm.
Country inscriptions curved.
V/F:      above  00




B2.2. Value $50]

Upright frank, 26-28 x 30-31 mm.
Country inscriptions curved.
TM lowered with S# above.
Date figures small with stop after M.
V/F:      above  00
















B2.3.

Upright frank.
Country inscriptions straight.
A. 25-26 x 32 mm
B. 28 x 32mm
C. 28 x 35-36 mm
D. 30-31 x 37 mm
V/F:      above  00
a. Small date figures with stop after M  [$10]



B2.4.  [$50]

Upright frank, 28-36 mm.
Country inscriptions straight.
TM lowered with S# above.
Date figures small with stop after M.
V/F:      above  00




B2.5.

Square frank, ~31-32 mm.
Country inscriptions straight.
V/F:       above  000





B2.6. Value $50]

Horizontal frank, 28 x 35 mm.
Country inscriptions curved, with stars centered at top and bottom.
TM lowered. Date figures small with stop after M.
V/F:       above  000





B2.7. Value $10]

Square or horizontal frank, 35 x 32 mm.
Country inscription straight.
Inner frame line made up of dashes rather than a segmented frame.
A. 35 x 32 mm
B. 36 x 36 mm
V/F:       above  000











B2.8. Universal “Simplex” (LV-25), 1974.  [$350]

“EGYPTE” slightly curved, TM: DC with small date figures.
Arabic L# vertical at right of TM.
V/F:     above 00

NOTE: Although this stamp has inscriptions common to the Republic of Egypt period (Group B, 1953-1958), it is first seen in 1974 during Arab Republic of Egypt period (Group D).





Types B3.1 through B3.4 are Hasler “F88” (MV) stamps. All have country inscriptions curved, 8-point starburst in the value figures, and all have an Arabic meter number below the frank. The date contains stops after the day and month. All have double-circle town mark with double-line rings except as noted.


B3.1.

Upright frank.
TM: DC with single- or double-line rings
A. Frank 26 x 30 mm  [$10]
B. Frank 26-27 x 34 mm  [$5]
V/F:      above  00
a. Date only without TM








B3.2.  [$20]

As Type B3.1 but “POSTES” alone at bottom (without “MILLS”).
Frank 26 x 32 mm.
V/F:      above  00





B3.3.  [$5]

Large, square frank ~34-35 mm.
V/F:       above  000






B3.4.  [$25]

Large horizontal frank, 36 x 38 mm.
Stars at top and bottom of frank.
V/F:       above  000









B4.1. Satas “C” (MV).

TM is straight line as “=DATE=TOWN=“ with slogan above.
“EGYPTE” vertical and straight.
A. Frank 25 x 27 mm
B. Frank 25 x 30 mm
Arabic L# below frank.
V/F:        above  .000         above  .000
a. “EGYPTE” very small (as shown)








B4.2. Satas “C” (MV).  [$20]

As Type B4.2 but country names horizontal.
V/F:       above  .000 (12-point star)







GROUP C: United Arab Republic, 1958 – 1971Edit

Most franks have Western inscriptions “UAR EGYPTE”, “UAR EGYPT”, “RAU EGYPTE”, “RAU” alone, or “UAR” alone. Some have Arabic inscription only without Western characters.
One stamp, C2.5, does not have a country name in either script. Possibly this is from a damaged die.
NOTE: Group B stamps are often found used after 1958 into the UAR period.





C1.1. Francotyp.  [$25]

“POSTES” at top left, “R.A.U./EGYPTE” at bottom left.
Frank 29-30 x 32-33 mm.
TM: DC, outer circle with straight sides. M/M left of F/V. Arabic L# below frank, occasionally missing.
V/F:      above 000
a. Printed in blue  [Very rare, value unknown]




C1.2. Francotyp.

“U.A.R.” curved upwards at left.
“MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left.
Frank 29-30 x 32-33 mm.
TM as Type C1.1.
V/F:      above 000





Types C2.1 through C2.6 are Universal “Multi Value” (MV) stamps. All have double-circle town mark with large date figures. All have a 5-pointed asterisk in the value figures. Most have Arabic license number below the town mark. Date figures have no stops.


C2.1.

Frank 27-28 x 32-33 mm.
“U.A.R.” at top center with Arabic inscriptions above and along the sides.
“MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left.
L# below TM.
V/F:      above  00



C2.2.

Frank 30-31 x 35 mm.
“U.A.R.” straight up at left.
Extensive Arabic inscriptions at right.
L# below TM.
V/F:      above  00



C2.3.

Frank 30-31 x 37 mm.
“U.A.R.” straight up at left.
Three Arabic characters at right.
A. Frank 26-28 x 32 mm
B. Frank 30-31 x 34-35 mm
V/F:      above  00








C2.4.

Frank 28-29 x 35 mm.
“R.A.U.” up at left.
Without L#.
V/F:      above  00
a. With very large L# below TM.



C2.5.

Frank 31 x 36 mm. Blank at top.
The only Western inscription is “MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left.
L# below TM.
V/F:       above  000




C2.6.

Frank size as with Type C2.4.
Arabic inscription across top, "MILLS/POSTES" at bottom left.
L# below TM.
V/F:       above  000





Types C3.1 and C3.2 are Hasler “F88” (MV) stamps. All have an Arabic inscription across the top and no inscriptions at the sides. The only Western inscription is “MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left. All have double circle town mark and an 8-point starburst in the value figures. Date figures contain stops between day, month, and year.


C3.1.

Upright frank.
TM with single- or double-line circles.
A. 24-25 x 30-32 mm
B. 26-27 x 33-34 mm
C. 28 x 36 mm
V/F:      above  00        above  000
NOTE: Type C8C closely resembles Type C7.1. They are most easily differentiated by the differences in the date figures. Type C7.1 has no stops, and Type C8 has stops.







C3.2.

Square frank ~35-37 mm.
V/F:       above  000
a. MILL instead of MILLS (error)








C4.1. Satas “C” (MV).

“U.A.R.” at top center with extensive Arabic inscription above.
TM: SL
V/F:        above  .000





C4.2. Satas “C” (MV).

As Type C4.1 but Arabic inscription at top is curved.
TM: SL
V/F:        above  .000





C4.3. Satas “C” (MV).

As Type C4.1 but TM: SC.
V/F:        above  .000




C4.4. Satas “C” (MV).

As Type C4.2 but TM: SC.
V/F:        above  .000       above  .000
a. Arabic L# inside TM at bottom




C4.5. Satas “C” (MV).

Similar to Type C4.1 but Arabic inscription at top is larger and does not have “U.A.R.” below.
The only Western inscriptions on the stamp are “MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left.
TM: SL
V/F:        above  .000





C4.6. Satas “Rotary” (MV).

As Type C4.3 but without “U.A.R.” below top inscription.
The only Western inscription is “MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left.
V/F:       above  000





C4.7. Satas “Rotary” (MV).

Frank is plane rectangle with straight frame line.
“U A R” at top below Arabic inscription.
TM: SC
V/F:        above  .000






Types C5.1 through C5.5 are Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV) stamps, introduced into Egypt in 1963. They are similar in appearance to Universal MultiValue stamps except that “POSTES” (or “POST”) appears in the upper left corner of the stamps (except C5.5). The value figures have a 5-pointed star like the Universal. All have double-circle town mark. All except C5.5 have small “M/M” left of the value figures.

C5.1.

Upright frank. “R.A.U./EGYPTE” at bottom left.
“POSTES” at upper right.
A. Frank, 25-26 x 32-33 mm
B. Large frank, 30-31 x 38-39 mm
V/F:      above  00
a. L# below TM


C5.2.

Square frank, ~32-33 mm.
“R.A.U./EGYPTE” at bottom left.
“POSTES” at upper left. Without L#.
V/F:      above  00
a. L# below TM



C5.3.

Square frank with “U.A.R./EGYPTE” at bottom left.
“POSTES” at upper left.
A. Small frank, 26 mm
B. Frank, 31 mm
V/F:      above  00        above  000
a. L# below frank


C5.4.

Frank 26 x 28 mm. “U.A.R./EGYPT” at bottom left.
“POST” at upper left.
V/F:       above  000
a. L# below frank



C5.5.

“R.A.U.” at top center, “EGYPTE” vertical at left.
“MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left.
Arabic L# below TM.
M# “P.B.1” below frank.
V/F:       above  000





C6.1. Frama (MV).

Frank has straight line outer border and segmented inner border.
“U.A.R.” italicized at top beneath Arabic inscription.
“EGYPT” italicized at left.
Without L#.
Three meters seen:
A. Lower semi-circle in TM blank
B. Lower semi-circle in TM contains “P”
C. Lower semi-circle in TM contains “LIBERTY” (shown)
TM: SC with semi circles above and below date.
V/F:       above 0000







GROUP D: Arab Republic of Egypt, 1971 to presentEdit

With one exception all franks have Western inscription “RAE EGYPTE”, “ARE EGYPTE”, “ARE EGYPT”, “AR EGYPT”, “ARE”, “EGYPTE” or “EGYPT”. Type DA3.4 has country identification in Arabic only. Stamps inscribed “EGYPTE” or “EGYPT” can be distinguished from Group B stamps by the dates of use.
NOTE: Group C stamps were commonly used after 1971.

Sub-group DA: Franks are rectangular or squareEdit



DA1.1. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

As Type C1.1 but with “R.A.E./EGYPTE” at bottom left.
Small “M/M” at left side with dots above and below.
L# below frank.
TM: DC, outer circle with straight sides
V/F:  ◆◆◆ above 000  ◆◆◆◆ above 0000
a. Sides of TM curve inward almost touching inner circle
b. Without L#



DA1.2. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

Similar to Type DA1.1 but with “EGYPTE” alone at bottom left.
Without L#.
TM: DC, outer circle with straight sides
V/F:  ◆◆◆ above 000



DA1.3. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

“EGYPTE” curved at left. “MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left.
L# below frank.
One meter seen.
TM: DC with sides of outer circle curved inward
V/F:  ◆◆◆ above 000




DA2.1. Hasler “F88” (MV).

Upright frank, 25 x 32 mm, with “A.R.E./EGYPTE” at lower left and “POSTES” at upper left.
Small “M/M” between dots at center left. L# below frank.
TM: DC
V/F:  ◆◆◆ above 000




DA2.2. Hasler “F88” (MV).

Upright frank, 25 x 35 mm, with Arabic inscription across the top,
“MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left. Without Western country name
L# below frank.
TM: DC
V/F:  ◆◆◆ above 000



DA2.3. Hasler “F88” (MV).

Frank nearly square, 25-26 x 27-28 mm, with inner frame around value figures.
Arabic inscription across top, “A.R. EGYPT” vertical at left, “MILLS” at lower left.
The one example we have seen is faint and probably has “POST” below “MILLS”.
L# below frank.
TM: SC with straight sides. TM does not contain Western characters.
V/F:  ◆◆◆ above 000





By the beginning of the Arab Republic of Egypt period, Pitney Bowes had become the owner of Universal Postal Frankers. Stamps from the “Multi Value” and “Automax” models became virtually indistinguishable. Types DA3.1 through DA3.6 could be from either the “Automax” or the “Multi Value” machines. All have a 5-pointed asterisk in the value figures, and all have double-circle town marks.

DA3.1.

Upright frank, 26 x 33 mm, with “A.R.E./EGYPTE” at lower left and “POSTES” at upper left.
V/F:   ◆◆ above  00   ◆◆◆ above  000
a. With L# below TM
b. With “POST” instead of “POSTES” at upper left (error). One meter used by J. Marcou & Co., Cairo, seen.  [$10]



DA3.2.

Upright frank with “A.R.E./EGYPT” at lower left and “POST” at upper left.
A. Frank 26 x 30 mm (as pictured)
B. Square frank 30 x 30 mm
V/F:   ◆◆◆ above  000
a. L# below frank



DA3.3.

Large, nearly square frank, 34 x 32-33 mm, with “R.A.E./ EGYPTE” at lower left,
and “POSTES” at upper left.
With L# below TM.
V/F:   ◆◆ above  00




DA3.4.

Frank 31-32 x 35 mm.
Arabic text across top, "PT/POST" at lower left with no other Western text in the stamp.
V/F:   ◆◆◆ above  000




DA3.5.  [$5]

Inscriptions as for Type DA3.2 but frank is much smaller, 25 x 27 mm.
Value figures are in Western digits only.
L# below frank.
V/F:  00.oo




DA3.6.

Frank size as with type DA3.5 but with different inscriptions.
Country name in Arabic only reads down vertically at right.
V/F:   ◆◆◆ above  000









DA4.1. Satas “C” (MV).  [$20]

Upright frank, 27 x 31 mm, with “A.R.E./EGYPT” at lower left and “POST” at upper left.
L# below frank.
TM: straight line
V/F:    ◆◆◆ above  .000




DA4.2. Satas “Rotary” (MV).

Upright frank with single straight-line frame.
“ARE” centered below Arabic text at top.
A. “MILLS/POSTES” at bottom left
B. “MIL/POSTES” at bottom left
TM: SC
V/F:    ◆◆◆ above  000




DA5.1. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV), 1974.

Wide design with town mark fitting into curving left side of frank.
“POST/A.R.E./EGYPT” at center between town mark and value figures.
At bottom center is “P.B.” and an unengraved rectangle.
The date figures are raised in relation to the value figures.
A. “M/M” and Arabic text at right
B. Arabic text alone at right  [$5]
C. “Pts” and Arabic text at right  [$5]
TM: DC
V/F:  000 (A and C)  0.00 (B)





DA5.2. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Type DA5.1, but frank is squared off at left, and the date and value figures are on the same level.
“A.R.E./EGYPT” centered above an unengraved rectangle.
“POST” at lower right.
A. “M/M” and Arabic text at right
B. “Pts” and Arabic text at right
C. “P.T” and Arabic text at right
D. Arabic text alone at right
TM: DC
V/F:  000  0.00
a. Unengraved M# with "P.B." prefix



DA5.3. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” (MV).

Similar to Type DA5.2 but taller frank with equally spaced simulated perforations all around.
Unengraved M# with "P.B." prefix.
TM: DC
V/F:  00.00



DA5.4. Pitney Bowes “A900” (MV).

Similar to Type DA5.2 but value figures are slightly larger,
and a meter number, with “PB” prefix, is below “A.R.E./EGYPT”.
With “Pts” and Arabic text at right.
TM: DC
V/F:  00.00



DA6.1. Postalia (MV).

Nearly square frank with single line simulated-perforation border.
“A.R.E./EGYPT” at center right.
“MM” and Arabic text at center left.
“POST” at upper left below Arabic text.
Unengraved rectangle with “P” prefix at bottom center.
TM: DC
V/F:  000  0000


DA6.2. Francotyp-Postalia (MV).

Square sim-perf frank similar to Type DA6.1 but smaller.
"A.R.E. EGYPT" across bottom
Meter number with "FP" prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
V/F:  0000




DA7.1. Neopost “205” (MV).

Upright frank with straight single-line frame.
“A.R./EGYPT” at top left. “POST” at lower left.
“MILLS” and Arabic text centered above “POST” line.
TM: DC
V/F:  000



DA7.2. Neopost “205”, "2205" (MV).

Square frank with single straight-line frame.
“A.R./EGYPT” at top left. “POST” at lower left.
“Mills.” and Arabic text centered above “POST” line.
Date figures tall (model "205" as shown) or short (model "2205").
TM: DC
V/F:  000  · 000  0000


DA7.3. Neopost “205” (MV).

Upright frank with “EGYPT” vertical outside frame line at left and Arabic text outside frame line at right.
“POST” at lower left.
“Mills” centered above “POST” line.
TM: SC
V/F:  000


DA7.4. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

Square frank with simulated-perforation outer border and segmented inner border.
“A.R.E./EGYPT” at lower left. “POST” at upper left.
Date figures low and wide.
TM: DC
V/F:  0000


DA7.5. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

Square frank with single straight-line border.
“A.R./EGYPT” at top below Arabic text. “POST” at lower left.
Date figures low and wide.
TM: DC
V/F:  0000


DA7.6. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

Square frank with “EGYPT” vertical outside frame line at left and Arabic text outside frame line at right.
“POST” at lower left.
“Mills” centered above “POST” line.
TM: DC
V/F:  0000



DA7.7. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

Slightly horizontal frank with single simulated-perforation border.
“A.R. of EGYPT” vertical at left.
“Pts” and Arabic text at right. “POST” at bottom left.
TM: DC
V/F:  000


DA7.8. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

Similar format to DA7.2 but the date and value figures are different, as with D24.
“A.R./EGYPT” at top left, “POST” at bottom left without "MILLS".
TM: DC with widely spaced date figures
V/F:  000




DA7.9. Neopost “Frankmaster” (MV).

Nearly square frank with "A.R. EGYPT" at top left and Arabic text at top right.
"POST" at lower left with "Mills" above.
TM: DC
V/F:  0·000



DA7.10. Neopost "Electronic” (MV).

Frank is a simple single-line square.
Arabic text above "A.R.EGYPT" at top.
“POST” at lower left.
Date figures widely spaced
TM: DC
V/F:  000




DA8.1. Frama “M/E” (MV).

Slightly upright frank with single simulated-perforation border.
“A.R.E. EGYPT” reads down at right.
“POST” at top left. “F.N.” and empty block at bottom left.
Value figures are thick.
A. Arabic text at center left. Block at bottom is hollow. “A.R.E. EGYPT” is 2 mm tall
B. “MM” above Arabic text at center left. Block at bottom is solid. “A.R.E. EGYPT” is 3 mm tall
C. As "B" but “PT” above Arabic text at center left (not shown)
TM: DC
V/F:  000 (A)   000 (B)





DA8.2. Frama "M/E” (MV).

Horizontal frank with dentated frame line.
"A.R.E." reads up at left, "EGYPT" reads up at right.
"POST" at lower right.
Value figures thick.
TM: DC
V/F:  00.00




DA9.1. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Frank is horizontal rectangle with simulated-perforation outer frame line and thick,
segmented inner frame line.
With inner box around value figures.
Arabic text at top, “POST” and “A R E” across bottom.
M# in Eastern Arabic numerals below bottom frame line.
TM: DC
V/F:  0000


DA9.2. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Frank is horizontal rectangle with double straight-line outer frame line
and inner box around value figures.
Arabic text across top.
“A.R.E./EGYPT” at left, “PT” at right, and “POST” at lower left.
TM: DC
V/F:  0000



DA10.1. Neopost (digital).

This design may be a "Post Office" stamp.
Frank is horizontal rectangle with simulated-perforation border with openings in the centers of the sides.
"EGYPT POST" logo across the top above the value figures.
At bottom is the meter number with "NP" prefix above the date.
TM: rectangle with openings in the centers of the sides, "EGYPT" in English and Arabic at top above various identification numbers.
At left of the TM is found a smaller vertical box containing Arabic text. This may be a service indicator or possibly a slogan.
V/F:  000.00
a. With double circle TM added at far left





Sub-group DB: Frank is octagonalEdit




DB1. Francotyp "Cc" (MV), 1988 or earlier.  [Extremely rare, one example reported]

Frank is horizontal rectangle with ornamental outer border and an inner border containing Arabic inscriptions.
In the center are "A.R.E. EGYPT" at top and "MM" at both left and right.
Below the frank is "F.N." and a solid block presumably holding the space for an identification number.
TM: DC
V/F:  000







GROUP PV: Self-service, coin-operated vending machine stampEdit


PV1. Nessim/Klussendorf (MV), 1934.

Frank with straight line frame and panels at top, bottom and sides.
Crown and tougra between TM and frank.
In use: 1 January to 25 May, 1934.
TM: SC
A. First or Last Day cover  [$40]
B. Non-philatelic use  [$200]
V/F:  00









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