International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Panama

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Panama[edit]

  • The first meters were installed in 1954.
  • All stamps are inscribed “REPUBLICA DE PANAMA”.


Panama stamp type 1.jpg


1. Hasler “F88” (MV), 1954. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Horizontal frank with single-line border enclosing TM.
Illustration of a bell tower at center.
“CORREOS/ PERMISO No.” and number at lower left.
“H” in oval at lower right.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgB/ 000




Panama stamp type 2.jpg


2. Postalia (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Similar to Type 1 but wider design with text at top in frames.
M# with “P” prefix at lower right.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgB/. 0.00




Panama stamp type 3.jpg


3. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV).

Frank open at left with single, heavy frame lines at top and bottom and double frame line at right.
“BALBOAS” below value figures.
M# with “P.B.Nº” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=.00= (to 9.99½) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=0.00 (to 99.99)





Panama stamp type 4.jpg


4. Pitney Bowes “DM” (LV-21).

Small frameless frank with small bell tower between TM and value box.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: SC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 01 through 21




Panama stamp type 5.jpg


5. Pitney Bowes “R” series (MV).

Similar to Type 4 but much wider.
“REPUBLICA DE PANAMA/ CORREOS” across top.
Value box open at top and left and with double line at right.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00 :




Panama stamp type 6.jpg


6. Pitney Bowes “5300” (MV).

Similar to Type 5 but “CORREOS DE LA REPUBLICA DE" above "PANAMA” across top.
Value box with single line on all sides.
Parallel vertical lines at right.
M# with “P.B.Nº” prefix.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00




Panama stamp type 7.jpg


7. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV).

Very similar to Type 6 but the top inscription does not extend above the town mark.
TM: DC
M# with “P.B.Nº” prefix
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00




Panama stamp type 8.jpg


8. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Type 3 but smaller and without frame line at top.
M# with “P.B.Nº” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00




Panama stamp type 9.jpg


9. Pitney Bowes-GB “A/B900” (MV).

Similar to Type 8 but with “CORREOS DE LA REPUBLICA DE" over "PANAMA” at top and value figures larger.
M# with “P.B.Nº” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 00.00