International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Isle Of Man

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Isle of ManEdit

  • A dependency of Great Britain, meter stamps inscribed “ISLE OF MAN” first appeared in 1973. * All franks are inscribed “ISLE OF MAN” at the top.
  • The stamps are grouped according to appearance:
A - Straight-line border, shields in lower corners
B - Simulated perforation border, crest at lower left
PO – Digital frank generated by Post Office machines



GROUP A: Frank with straight-line border, shields in lower cornersEdit

  • “POSTAGE” and “PAID” stacked at sides


A1. Roneo Neopost “105” (LV-10). [$25]

Frank 21 x 25 mm.
Wide spacing between TM and frank.
M# with “N” prefix.
TM: BIC
Value seen:



A2. Neopost “205/2205” (MV). [$5]

Frank 24-25 mm square.
Narrow spacing.
M# with “J”, “JT”, "JZ" or “2N” prefix.
Date figures tall or short.
TM: BIC
V/F: 0(½)00(½)




A3. Roneo Neopost “405/505” (MV). [$5]

Frank 31 x 23-24 mm.
M# with “RN” or “RR” prefix.
TM: BIC
V/F: 00 000




A4. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

Frank 29 x 26 mm.
M# without prefix or with "M" prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000



A5. Neopost “SM78/94” (MV).

Horizontal frank smaller than Type A4
Date figures have centered stops.
M# with "M" prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000




A6. Neopost (digital).

Value figures close to the bottom of the frank.
Narrow spacing between TM and frank.
M# with "M" prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000







GROUP B: Frank with simulated-perforation borderEdit

  • Crest with crown and banner at lower left of frank


B1. Pitney Bowes-GB “Simplex” (LV-21).

Line below “ISLE OF MAN”.
“POSTAGE PAID” below value figures.
M# with “P.B.S” prefix.
M# below “POSTAGE PAID”.
Wide spacing.
TM: DC
Values: ½ up in ½ steps



B2. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV).

“POSTAGE PAID” below “ISLE OF MAN” at top.
Date figures raised in relation to value figures.
M# with “P.B.T” prefix.
M# below crest.
TM: DC
V/F: 0(½)00(½) [possibly 000(½)]



B3. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” series (MV).

"POSTAGE PAID” below value figures.
No line below “ISLE OF MAN”.
M# with “P.B.D.” or “P.B.L” prefix below “POSTAGE PAID”.
Date and value figures on same level.
TM: DC
V/F: 0(½)00(½)000(½) 000




B4. Pitney Bowes-GB “A900” (MV).

Very similar to Type B3 but value figures larger.
M# with “P.B.C” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000




B5. Pitney Bowes-GB “Paragon” (MV).

Tall frank, 38-39 x 28mm.
Column of short horizontal bars at right.
M# with “P.B.G” (and P.B.F?) prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 000





B6. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Similar to Type B5 but frank 37-38 x 30 mm.
“ISLE OF MAN” smaller than on Type B5.
M# with “HB”, “HF” or “HT” prefix.
A. Small M# below “PAID”, with line preceding
B. M# centered below “POSTAGE PAID”
TM: DC
V/F: 000(½) 000 00






B7. Pitney Bowes “EasyMail” (digital).

Similar to Type B4 but frank is taller.
With two columns of numbers left of the town mark.
M# with "PB79" prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000




B8. Pitney Bowes, probably "DM300" (digital).

Very similar to Tyep B7 but the date figures are larger and the value figures are narrower.
M# with "PB36" prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: 0000







GROUP PO: Digital frank generated by Post Office machinesEdit




PO0.1. Hytech (digital), 2002.

White tape with preprinted design of Isle of Man coat of arms repeating along left side.
At right is a field of yellow with "ISLE OF MAN" above "POST OFFICE" repeating in white.
Point-of-sale data applied in black above the yellow area.
Point-of-sale includes a bar code at right and shows the time and date at top, postage value, "POSTAGE PAID", town name, and "Isle of Man".
V/F: £0.00







PO1. Horizon (digital).

Printed in black on white label with very light "Isle of Man/Post Office" underprint.
"Isle of Man Post" above "Postage Paid" at top.
Date and time above value figures in center.
Post Office name and bar code at bottom.
V/F: £0.00
a. With vertical red bar through the center, an indication that the end of the paper roll is approaching











PO2. Horizon (digital).

As Type PO1 but "Isle of Man" above "Post Office" at top.
At center is "Postage Paid" above the value figures.
At bottom are the time and date above the post office and transaction identification.
V/F: £00.00