International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Reunion

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  • This island in the Indian Ocean is an overseas department or region of France with full political integration into the mother country.
  • The first meter stamps appeared in 1952 and were identical to French stamps of the time except for the inclusion of “C F A” (Colonie Francaise Afrique) in the frank. In the 1970s stamps without “C F A” began to be used. These stamps are identical to those of continental France and differ only in the contents of the town mark.
  • Listed below are stamps with “C F A” in the frank. For stamps without "C F A" see See FRANCE/Annex.

1. Satas “C” (MV), 1952.  [$35]

As France Type AA6 but with wide “C F A” above the meter number at bottom, and with “POSTES” on same line as meter number.
M# with SC” prefix.
Month in date is Roman numeral.
V/F:    000F
a. Month in date is 3-letter abbreviation.

2. Satas “R” (MV), 1961.

As Type 1 but with circular town mark (France type AB2K).
M# with “SR” or “SRW” prefix.
Date figures short.
A. Wide “C F A” as with Type 1, 2½ x 15 mm.  [$25]
B. Medium “C F A” 2½ x 11-12 mm.  [$15]
C. Medium “C.F.A.” 2½ x 11-12 mm.  [$25]
D. Small “C.F.A.” 2 x 10½-11 mm.  [$10]
V/F:    000
a. M# with SRW” prefix  [Add $10]
b. As B, TM inverted (SR 2104)  [$35]

3. Satas “J” (MV), 1972.  [Appears to be scarce; value unknown]

As Type 2 but M# with “SJ” prefix (France type AB2E).
“C F A” 2 x 10 mm.
Date figures tall.
V/F:  00