International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Morocco

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Morocco[edit]

* The first meter was used in 1929 during period of French control.

  • The stamps are grouped according to political inscription and use:
A - French Protectorate, inscribed “PROTECTORAT DU MAROC”
B - French administered territory, inscribed “MAROC”
C - Independent Morocco, first inscription: “MAROC” and Morocco stamp inscription 1A.jpg (or variation Morocco stamp inscription 1B.jpg)
D - Independent Morocco, second inscription: “MAROC” and Morocco stamp inscription 2A.jpg (or variation Morocco stamp inscription 2B.jpg, Morocco stamp inscription 2C.jpg, or Morocco stamp inscription 2D.jpg)
PO - Franks generated only from Post Office machines



GROUP A: Stamps of the French Protectorate, inscribed PROTECTORAT DU MAROC[edit]




Morocco stamp type A1.jpg

A1. Havas “Tiranty” (FV-1),

1929. M# with “A” prefix.
TM: SL
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 50¢, 4F50, 6F, 10F, 15FMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 65¢, 90¢, 1F, 1F50, 2F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$35]
Value: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$100]
a: Post Office stamp: meters A003 and A015 were used in post offices. Other numbers also were possibly used in post offices. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]


NOTE: Proof impressions of Type A1 (and also Type BA1) appear to be relatively common. They are worth less than examples on full cover that went through the post.







GROUP B: Stamps of the French administered territory, inscribed MAROC[edit]

SUB-GROUP BA : “MAROC” at top, “POSTES” above M# at bottom[edit]



Morocco stamp type BA1.jpg
Morocco stamp type BA1a.jpg











BA1. Havas “Grandjean” (FV-5), 1929.

M# with “B” prefix.
TM: SL
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 25¢, 40¢, 50¢, 1F00, 1F20, 1F50, 2F, 3F, 5F, 6F, 10F, 15F, 20F, 25F, 30FMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 65¢, 75¢, 80¢, 90¢, 1FMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
a. Post Office stamps: Meters B0001 through B0005 were used in post offices. B0001, B0004 and B0005 were used in Casablanca. B0002 was used in Rabat, and B0003 was used in Oudjda. Meter B0004 was used with a slogan (in French), "For your correspondence, use airmail". Meter B0005 was used with a town mark until at least 1937 and without a town mark starting in 1944 or earlier. Examples of B0002 and B0005 are more often found than the other numbers. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20-$60]




Morocco stamp type BA2.jpg
Morocco stamp type BA2a.jpg











BA2. Havas “C” (MV).

TM: SL
A. M# with "C" prefix. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
B. M# with "CW" prefix. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
C. M# with "CG" prefix. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F
a. 1953, frank blank at top, without “MAROC” (CG1073 and 4238 known) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
b. Post Office stamp: Meter C0004 was used in a post office. Other low meter numbers may also have been used in post offices. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]




Morocco stamp type BA3.jpg


BA3. Havas "G" (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

M# with "G" prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00 F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00.oo





Morocco stamp type BA4.jpg

BA4. Havas "K" (MV).

A. M# with "K" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
B. M# with "KG" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
C. M# with "M" prefix (error) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
TM: SL stacked at left
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo




Morocco stamp type BA5.jpg



BA5. Havas "M" (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Wide frank.
“MAROC” variable in size and style.
A. M# with "M" prefix
B. M# with "MG" prefix
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F







Morocco stamp type BA6.jpg


BA6. Satas "SC" (MV).

TM: SL
A. M# with "SC" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
B. M# with "SCW" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00.oo

NOTE: For a stamp that is nearly identical to Type BA6 but has meter number prefix "SB", see PO1.






Morocco stamp type BA7.jpg


BA7. Satas "SD" (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$15]

M# SD 0101 seen.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00.oo








Morocco stamp type BA8.jpg


BA8. Satas "E" (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

M# with “SE” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F
a. Date only without town name









SUB-GROUP BB: Winged letter design[edit]



Morocco stamp type BB1.jpg


BB1. Havas "G" (MV), 1953. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]

Meters “G 3486" and "G 3492” known.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo









GROUP C: Stamps of Independent Morocco inscribed “MAROC” and Morocco stamp inscription 1A.jpg (or variation Morocco stamp inscription 1B.jpg)[edit]



Morocco stamp type C1.jpg


C1. Havas “C” (MV), 1957.

A. M# with "C" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
B. M# with "CW" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
C. M# with "CG" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F




Morocco stamp type C2.jpg


C2. Havas “K” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

M# with “K” prefix.
TM: SL stacked at left
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00.





Morocco stamp type C3.jpg


C3. Havas “M” (MV).

Wide frank.
A. M# with "M" prefix
B. M# with "MG" prefix
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F




Morocco stamp type C4.jpg


C4. Satas “SC” (MV).

M# with “SC” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000FMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]





Morocco stamp type C5.jpg


C5. Satas “SD” (MV).

M# with “SD” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo





Morocco stamp type C6.jpg


C6. Satas “SE” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

M# with “SE” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F






Morocco stamp type C7.jpg


C7. Satas “Rotary” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]

M# “S.001” and S.002” known.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000








GROUP D: Stamps of Independent Morocco inscribed “MAROC” and Morocco stamp inscription 2A.jpg (or variation Morocco stamp inscription 2B.jpg, Morocco stamp inscription 2C.jpg, or Morocco stamp inscription 2D.jpg)[edit]



Morocco stamp type D1.jpg


D1. Havas “M” (MV), 1959.

Wide frank.
A. M# with "M" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
B. M# with "MW" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
C. M# with "H" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.00
Morocco stamp type D1bb.jpg


a. Post Office stamp, M# with “R” suffix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
b. Town above date, slogan between town/date and frank
c. V/F: ★o.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg(M# H-275 only) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$15]





Morocco stamp type D2.jpg


D2. Havas “M” (MV).

Similar to Type D1 but frank larger and with single line simulated-perforation border.
M# with “H” prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.00






Morocco stamp type D2point1.jpg


D2.1. Havas "C" (MV), 1962.

As Type C1A but with revised inscription.
M# with "C" prefix.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00F





Morocco stamp type D3.jpg


D3. Havas “K” (MV).

A. M# with "K" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
B. M# with "KG" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
C. M# with "H" prefix
TM: SL stacked at left
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo




Morocco stamp type D4A.jpg
Morocco stamp type D4B.jpg



D4. Satas “R” (MV).

Very tall frank with large “perforation holes” in frame.
A. Bottom line with “POSTES” left of the meter number with “S” prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
B. Bottom line contains meter number only, with “SR” prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000










Morocco stamp type D5.jpg


D5. Satas “J” (MV).

Small frank with large simulated perforations.
Date figures tall.
M# with “S” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0,00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00,00




Morocco stamp type D6.jpg

D6. Havas “P” ? (MV).

Frank similar to Type D3 but with Arabic text above "POSTES" and meter number at bottom.
Value figures are somewhat heavy.
M# with "H" prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000




Morocco stamp type D7.jpg


D7. Hasler? (MV).

Upright frank with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
“POSTES” above the meter number in lower left corner.
M# with “J” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0,oo




Morocco stamp type D8.jpg


D8. Secap? (MV).

Frank as Type D3 but Arabic text above “POSTES J” at bottom left.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00,00




Morocco stamp type D9.jpg


D9. Postalia (MV).

Upright frank with single straight-line outer border.
Value figures with “DH” at left.
M# with “P” or “PO” prefix at bottom center.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 000




Morocco stamp type D10.jpg

D10. Postalia (MV).

Frank similar to Type D7 with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border but larger.
Frame lines broken at centers of sides.
“POSTES” centered at bottom above M# with “P” prefix.
A. Meter number is above the bottom frame line (as shown)
B. Meter number breaks the bottom frame lines
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00,00



Morocco stamp type D10point1.jpg



D10.1. Postalia (MV).

As Type D10 but with inner box added around the value figures.
M# with "P" prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00.00




Morocco stamp type D11.jpg


D11. Frama (MV), 1980.

As Type D10 but “POSTES” and M# at lower left.
Frame lines complete.
M# with “F” prefix.
TM: DC, SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0,00 (thick figures)




Morocco stamp type D12.jpg


D12. Hasler “F88” (MV).

As Type D11 but “POSTES” and Arabic text on same line above M# at bottom.
M# with “R” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0,oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ✳0,oo




Morocco stamp type D13.jpg


D13. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

As Type D12 but frank is wider than tall.
“MAROC” is left of Arabic inscription.
M# with “R” prefix at lower right.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00.00




Morocco stamp type D14.jpg


D14. Frama "M/E4" (MV).

Upright frank very similar to Type D12.
M# with "V" prefix at bottom.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00,00




Morocco stamp type D15.jpg


D15. Pitney Bowes "Paragon" (MV).

Similar to Type D13 but taller.
M# with "PBP" prefix low between TM and frank, with prefix above the meter number.
TM: DC

V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00,00








GROUP PO: Stamps generated only by Post Office machines[edit]

NOTE: For other Post Office stamps see Types A1a, BA1a, and BA2b.



Morocco stamp type PO1.jpg



PO1. Satas "SB" (FV-1). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$100]

Very similar to Type BA6 but meter number with "SB" prefix.
TM: SL
Value seen: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg15.oo





Morocco stamp type PO1point1.jpg



PO1.1. Havas "C" (MV), 1965 or earlier.

Very similar to Type D2.1 but meter number with "H" prefix and "R" suffix.
Meter number H_006R seen.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★000F





Morocco stamp type PO2.jpg
Morocco stamp type PO2 black.jpg


PO2. Camp “PR” (MV).

Small upright frank with very narrow spacing.
The hour figure is located in the narrow spacing between the TM and frank.
M# with “PR” prefix.
Printed in red or in black.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg 0 0 0




Morocco stamp type PO3.jpg

PO3. Guichet “Micro Ordinateur” (digital).

Small square frank with simulated perforation border printed on plain white self-adhesive label.
“ROYAUME / DU MAROC” at upper left.
M# without prefix above “POSTE” at bottom.
Date and value figures centered.
Square TM with town and PO branch name in French at left and Arabic at right.
Date as DD-M(MM)-YYYY over time as H:MM.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00.00
a. With registration data at left




Morocco stamp type PO4.jpg


PO4. Guichet “Micro Ordinateur” (digital).

Nearly identical to Type PO3 but the value figures and meter number are right justified, and date and time are left justified.
Date as DD/MM/YYYY over time as HH:H:MM.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00.00
a. With registration data at left




Morocco stamp type PO5.jpg


PO5. Unknown (digital).

Similar to Type PO3 with centered value figures but the are larger.
The date and time figures are much wider than with PO3.
“POSTE” is above the meter number.
Date as DD-MM-YYY over time as HH:MM.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00,00
a. With registration data at left






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