International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Qatar

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  • The earliest meter stamp seen is from 1972. All stamps are inscribed “QATAR” or “STATE of QATAR”.

1. Pitney Bowes-GB “Automax” (MV).  [$10]

Upright, nearly square frank with simulated perforation border.
Country name in curved panel at top.
“RIYALS/ POSTAGE” at bottom above meter number.
M# with “P.B.” prefix
V/F:  =0.oo

2. Neopost “205” (MV).  [$5]

Square frank with straight line border.
“QATAR” at top left, “RIYALS” above “POSTAGE” at bottom flanked by “N” at left and meter number at right.
V/F:  0.00

3. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).  [$10]

Upright frank with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
Country name in Arabic at top and English as "STATE OF QATAR" immediately below.
“Dh” and meter number above horizontal line at bottom.
M# with “H” prefix
A. Frank 27-28 mm wide (shown)
B. Frank 30 mm wide
V/F:  00.00  00,00

4. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV).  [$5]

Small, horizontal frank with simulated perforation border.
Date figures are raised in relation to value figures.
M# with “P.B.” prefix low between TM and frank.
V/F:  000

5. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).  [$15]

Similar to Type 4 but the frank is narrower with "POSTAGE" above the meter number at bottom.
Date and value figures are on the same level.
M# with “P.B.” prefix at bottom center.
V/F:  000

6. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” series (MV).

Large, square frank with simulated perforation border.
M# with “PB” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
V/F:  000

7. Unknown, possibly Hytech (Australia) (digital).

Post Office stamp.
Frameless design on white, self-adhesive label.
Pre-printed country name and postal logo at top left, “Postage Paid” at top right.
Point of sale data added below.
V/F:  QR 00.00  QAR:0.00

8. Neopost (digital).

Square frameless design with 2D bar code across the bottom.
At top left is "Q-POST" above the meter number and a six-digit code.
At top right is a logo for the Qatar postal system.
At center are the value figures.
M# with "NP5" prefix.
TM: DC with date above time of day
V/F:  QR000.00