International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Dubai

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Dubai[edit]

The Arab Trucial State of Dubai used meter stamps at least as early as 1969. In 1971 it merged with several other Trucial States into the umbrella group United Arab Emirates. Stamps inscribed “DUBAI” continued to be used for many years after the merger. See also UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.



Dubai 1A.jpg
Dubai 1B.jpg


1. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV), 1969.

Upright frank with simulated perforation outer border.
Country name in curved panel at top.
Meter no. with “P.B.” prefix below “FILS/ POSTAGE” at bottom.
TM: DC, BIC
A. “POSTAGE” above M# MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
B. “RIYALS/POSTAGE” above M# MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
V/F: =0.oo
a. Two-figure V/F:MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.o MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]







Dubai 2A.jpg
Dubai 2B.jpg


2. Neopost “205” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Nearly square frank with straight single-line border.
Country name in curved panel at top.
Meter no. with “N” prefix in lower corners.
TM: SC
A. “POSTAGE” at bottom
B. “RIYALS/POSTAGE” at bottom
V/F: 0•00







Dubai 3.jpg


3. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

Similar to Type 2 but frank is wider.
M# with “N” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: 00·00