International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Ethiopia

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Ethiopia[edit]

The first meter was installed in 1933. All stamps are inscribed “ETHIOPIA” or “ETHIOPIE”.




Ethiopia 1.jpg

1. Neopost (LV-6), 1933. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$100]

Upright frank with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
Six-pointed star at center with value figure at bottom center.
One machine only, N1, used by the Bank of Ethiopia.
TM: BIC
Values: 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 13




Ethiopia 2.jpg

2. Pitney Bowes “5000” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Horizontal frank with simulated perforation border at top, bottom and right side.
“POST/ PAID” below crown at center.
Date figures raised in relation to value figures.
M# with “P.B.” prefix at bottom center.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋0.00




Ethiopia type 3.jpg

3. Pitney Bowes “5000” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Similar to Type 2 but “BIRR/ POSTPAID” below circular logo at center.
M# with “P.B.” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋0.00




Ethiopia 4.jpg

4. Pitney Bowes “6300” (MV).

Horizontal frank with simulated perforation border along all four sides
although with large stretch of straight line across bottom.
Date and value figures on same level.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋0.00



Ethiopia stamp type 5 color.jpg


5. Pitney Bowes-GB “A900” series (MV).

Similar to Type 4 but “ETHIOPIA” at top and “POST PAID” at bottom.
M# with “EPS1” prefix at lower left.
TM: DC
V/F: ≋00.00



Ethiopia 6.jpg

6. Secap (MV).

Horizontal frank, not as wide as Type 4, with simulated perforation border.
Country name at top. Circular logo at top left.
M# with “NE” prefix at bottom left.
TM: DC
V/F: 00.00