International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Malta

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MaltaEdit

  • The first meter was installed in 1961.
  • All stamps have “MALTA” in the frank.
  • The stamps are divided into groups as follows:
A – Stamps used by private businesses
PO – Stamps generated by machines in Post Offices



GROUP A: Stamps used to frank regular mailEdit



A1. Pitney Bowes-GB “Multi-Value” (MV). [$10]

Upright frank with “MALTA” in top panel.
M# with “P.B.” prefix in lower corner boxes.
TM: DC
V/F: 0/o




A2. Pitney Bowes-GB “Automax” (MV).

Nearly identical to Type A1 but value figures are of uniform rather than variable thickness.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: =000 =0/o=




A3. Pitney Bowes-GB “Simplex” (LV-21). [$20]

Upright frank with “MALTA” in top panel.
M# with “P.B.” prefix in bottom corner boxes.
TM: DC
Values: ½ thru 1/– ?



A4. Neopost “205” (MV).

Square frank with double straight-line border.
Maltese cross at bottom center.
M# with “NE” prefix flanks the Cross.
TM: BIC, SC
V/F: 000 0,00 00,0



A5. Neopost “205/2205” (MV).

Upright frank with single straight-line border.
Date figures tall (205) or short (2205).
Maltese cross at bottom center.
M# with large “N” prefix flanks the cross.
With some stamps an “E” is added before the meter number at right.
TM: BIC
V/F: 000 00,0


A6. Frama (MV).

Horizontal frank with single-line border and post horns in all corner boxes.
Value figures heavy.
M# with “FRAMA” prefix and leading zeros in bottom panel.
TM: DC
V/F: 0.00




A7. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Similar to Type A6 but with Maltese crosses (with lined background) in the corner boxes.
M# with “H” prefix at bottom.
TM: DC
V/F: 0,00 00,00



A8. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Horizontal frank open in top left corner for Maltese cross.
Frank 27 x 21-22 mm.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋000 ≋0.00 ≋.000


A9. Pitney Bowes-GB “A900” (MV).

Very similar to Type A8 but larger frank, 32 x 23 mm.
Value figures also larger.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋0.00




A10. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” (MV).

As Type A9 but taller frank, 34 x 27 mm.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋000






GROUP PO: Stamps generated by Post Office window systemsEdit




PO1. Unknown (digital), 2006.

Self-adhesive label with data in blocks.
Malta Post logo at top left, date at top right below "MaltaPost p.l.c."
The value figures are large, in a block at center right above a block containing the destination name.
Across the bottom are blocks containing zone, weight, and other data including a long identification number.
A. Malta Post logo: "MALTA/POST" left of "C" with wavy lines
B. Malta Post logo: "malta/post above post horn
V/F: (000)0.00


















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