International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Sao Tome E Principe

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Sao Tome and Principe[edit]

  • This is a tiny island country off the coast of West Africa. It was a Portuguese colony until gaining independence in 1975.
  • The first and so far only meter stamp reported is from 1992.
  • The stamp is inscribed “S. TOMẾ E PRINCIPE”.




Sao Tome e Principe stamp type 1.jpg


1. Hasler "Mailmaster" (MV), 1992. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

Horizontal straight-sided rectangle with “CORREOS” at top, “S. TOME E PRINCIPE” at bottom.
Airplane logo left of value figures.
M# with “H” prefix at top left.
One seen, meter H-1.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 000.00