International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Nicaragua

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Nicaragua[edit]

  • The first meter stamps appeared in 1939.
  • All stamps are inscribed “NICARAGUA”.


Nicaragua stamp type 1.jpg


1. Universal “MultiValue” (MV), 1939. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Upright frank with “CORREOS/ NICARAGUA” in cloud-like frame at top and ‘mountain’ coat of arms in frame at bottom.
With large “¢” in panels at sides.
Without identification number.
TM: DC or nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg00





Nicaragua stamp type 2.jpg

2. Pitney Bowes “DM” (LV-21), 1954. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Small frank without outer frame line inscribed “CORREOS de NICARAGUA” across top of TM and value box.
Triangular coat of arms between TM and value box.
"PERM." at lower left outside town mark
License number with “P.B.” prefix below coat of arms.
TM: SC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00




Nicaragua stamp type 3.jpg

3. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV).

Similar to Type 2 but much wider and with head of bull in wreath beneath triangular coat of arms between TM and frank.
“CORREOS/ REPUBLICA DE’ NICARAGUA” stacked above value box which is open at left and has “A.C.” breaking bottom line.
License number with “P.B.” prefix.
A.TM: DC
B.TM: square with rounded corners
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00




Nicaragua stamp type 4.jpg

4. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV).

“NICARAGUA” and inner frame line above value figures.
Coat of arms within double circle.
Double frame line at left with wavy line field within.
License number with “PB” prefix between coat of arms and bottom frame line.
TM: square with rounded corners
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00




Nicaragua stamp type 5.jpg

5. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Type 4 but the date and value figures are on the same level.
The coat of arms is smaller, and the inner frame line is below the value figures rather than above.
License number with “PB” prefix.
TM: square with rounded corners.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00




Nicaragua stamp type 6.jpg

6. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

Large coat of arms at right of value figures with country name at top left.
License number with “F” prefix in lower left corner.
TM: double squares with rounded corners.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆00.00
a. printed in black




Nicaragua stamp type 7.jpg

7. Satas (MV).

Small upright frank with single line simulated perforation border.
"CORREOS" curved below value figures.
License number at bottom with "C.N." prefix.
Hour figure between town mark and frank.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0000 or ★000





Nicaragua stamp type 8.jpg

8. Pitney Bowes-GB "A900" or "B900” (MV).

Open design without outer frame lines except at right and bottom.
"CORREOS DE NICARAGUA" across top, four parallel vertical wavy lines at right.
License number with "P.B.PERM." prefix at bottom.
Outline map of country between town mark and value figures.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.00