International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Spain

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Spain[edit]

  • The first meter was installed in 1932.
  • The stamps are inscribed "REPUBLICA ESPANOLA", "ESPAÑA", and lately "ES".
  • Most stamps show a license number rather than a meter number. Recent digital stamps do show a meter number.
  • Meter manufacturers in Spain: EPELSA, MOBBA
  • The stamps are grouped by appearance and function as follows:
A – inscribed "REPUBLICA ESPANOLA"
B – "ESPAÑA" at top, "CORREOS" at bottom, value figures boxed
C – "ESPAÑA" at top, "CORREOS" at bottom, value figures unboxed
D – Frank without outer frame line
E – Frank with outer frame, “CORREOS” at top, “ESPAÑA” at bottom
F – Digital frank without outer frame line, containing 2D barcode
PO – Special stamp designs generated by machines in post offices



GROUP A: Frank inscribed “REPUBLICA ESPANOLA”[edit]

  • Upright frank with straight, single-line border
  • Large crown at top with “CORREOS” at bottom


Spain stamp type A1.jpg


A1. Francotyp “A” (MV), 1932. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Spacing between centers of date and value figures 59-62 mm.
With 4-digit transaction counting number at top between TM and frank.
TM: SC, BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000 (A,O)







Spain stamp type A2.jpg
Spain stamp type A2aa.jpg














A2. Francotyp “C” (MV), 1932. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

As Type A1 but wider spacing, 77-79 mm between centers of date and value figures.
With 4-digit transaction counting number at top between TM and frank.
Value figures angular.
TM: SC, BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000
a. Greater outer frame around TM and slogan (L# 51) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$35]







Spain stamp type A3.jpg












A3. Hasler “F22” (MV), 1932. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Spain stamp type A3aa.jpg
With 5-digit transaction counting number.
L# below frank or at bottom right of TM.
Value figures oval.
TM: DC
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a. Post Office stamp. Without L#, solid block at bottom right of TM. Used by Directorate of Posts, International Brigades, Valencia, for public mail MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$150]
b. Post Office stamp. Without L# or block. Used by Directorate of Posts, International Brigades, Barcelona MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$250]








GROUP B: “ESPAÑA” at top, “CORREOS” at bottom, value figures boxed[edit]

  • Without crown except for Type B1.
  • An inner box surrounds the value figures.


Spain stamp type B1.jpg


B1. Francotyp “C” (MV), 1937. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$200]

Provisional issue with small “ESPAÑA” at top with crown below.
Spacing between centers of date and value figures 77-79 mm.
Two meters known used in Zaragosa (L# unknown) and La Coruña (L# 41).
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000





Spain stamp type B2.jpg


B2. 1940, Francotyp “C” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$100]

As Type B1, but with crown removed.
Small “ESPAÑA” at top with space below where crown was removed but with lines at sides of crown remaining.
With 4-digit transaction counting number at top center.
L# 41 and 94 only.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000




Spain stamp type B3.jpg


B3. Francotyp “A” (MV), 1940.

“ESPAÑA” large, filling top space.
Spacing between centers of date and value figures 59-62 mm.
With or without 4-digit transaction counting number at top center.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ●000 (A) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000 (A)
a. Value figures ◆000 (O,G) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
b. Frank frame removed, value figures, slogan and TM only




Spain stamp type B4.jpg

B4. Francotyp “C” (MV), 1940.

As Type B3 but wider spacing between centers of date and value figures, 77-79 mm.
Date figures without stops.
Four-digit transaction counting number at top center between TM and frank.
Value figures angular.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000
a. TM: DC MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
b. Printed in green MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
c. Frank frame removed, value figures, slogan and TM only




Spain stamp type B5.jpg


B5. Hasler “F22” (MV), 1940. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Wide spacing between TM and frank with 5-digit transaction counting number at top center.
Value figures always oval.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg★0oo






Spain stamp type B6A.jpg
Spain stamp type B6D.jpg
Spain stamp type B6B.jpg
Spain stamp type B6E.jpg
Spain stamp type B6C.jpg




B6. Hasler “F22”/“F88” (MV), 1945.

Value figures distinctive.
With “No” and L# low at sides of TM or below the frank or the TM.
A. TM lowered with 5-digit transaction counting number above. Frank taller than wide, 27 x 31 mm.
B. TM lowered with 5-digit transaction counting number above. Frank nearly square, 31 x 31-32 mm.
C. Wide spacing between TM and frank which are on the same level. Frank taller than wide. With or without transaction counting number left of TM. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
D. Narrow spacing between TM and frank which are on same level. Frank taller than square. With or without transaction counting number left of TM. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
E. As D but frank is square
TM: DC, BIC
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NOTES:

  • Stamp from the F22 model have a stop centered after the year. Stamps from the F88 model have no stop after the year.
  • For other stamps with franks of this type, see Group PO-A.





Spain stamp type B7.jpg


B7. Francotyp “AN” (MV), 1953. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

Spacing between centers of date and value figures 66-68 mm.
With 4-digit transaction counting number at top center.
TM: DC, SC, BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆000 (O)




Spain stamp type B8A.jpg
Spain stamp type B8B.jpg



B8. Satas “Model C” (MV), 1952.

With 6-digit transaction counting number at top above TM line.
A. Narrow frank, 24 mm MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]
B. Wide frank, 26 mm MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo




Spain stamp type B9A.jpg
Spain stamp type B9B.jpg



B9. Postalia "MS4/5" (MV), 1954.

Date figures thin and narrow.
M# at base of TM for wide spaced types (3A) and at bottom right below TM for narrow spaced types (3B).
Frank: 28 x 31 mm.
A. Wide spacing between frank and TM, 44 mm MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
B. Narrow spacing between frank and TM, 5-8 mm
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000000
a. Without identification number







Spain stamp type B10A.jpg
Spain stamp type B10aa.jpg
Spain stamp type B10B.jpg
Spain stamp type B10bb.jpg



B10. Francotyp “Cc/Ccm” (MV), 1954.

Similar to Type B4 (Francotyp “C”) but narrow spacing between TM and frank, and value figures thinner.
Date with stops after D and before Y.
A. Wide spacing between frank and TM. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
B. Narrow spacing between frank and TM
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg◆0000
a. Nonstandard spacing, 56-57 mm between centers of date and value figures MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
b. Nonstandard spacing, ~45 mm between centers of date and value figures. Angular value figures MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$35]
c. Frank frame removed, value figures, slogan and TM only



Spain stamp type B11.jpg


B11. Francotyp “A9000” (MV), 1973.

Similar to Type B8 but date figures more widely spaced with stops after D and M.
Spacing between TM and frank not quite as narrow.
TM: DC, nil
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg◆00000





Spain stamp type B11point1.jpg


B11.1. Francotyp “Cm 7000/10000” (MV), 1973.

Similar to Type B10B but value figures are narrower.
The spacing between TM and frank is slightly wider than with B10B.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg◆00000






Spain stamp type B12.jpg


B12. Satas “P” (MV), 1960. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Small frank with hour figure between TM and frank.
TM: SC
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Spain stamp type B13.jpg


B13. Satas “SR” (MV), 1963. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

As Type B11, but with SC TM and with M# below TM.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg★00.oo






Spain stamp type B14.jpg


B14. Havas (MV), 1967. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Wide horizontal frank, 34 x 28 mm.
TM: SL
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ★0oo







Spain stamp type B15A.jpg
Spain stamp type B15B.jpg



B15. Frama “M/E bzw.100” (MV), 1963.

Value figures thick and heavy.
A. Value box complete
B. Value box with lines at top and bottom only
TM: DC, SC, BIC
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Spain stamp type B16A.jpg
Spain stamp type B16B.jpg



B16. Lirma (MV), 1963.

Square frank.
Smaller “ESPAÑA” and “CORREOS” than previous stamps.
Box around value figures is 17 mm square. Without triangles at sides above “CORREOS”.
A. Spacing: 29-30 mm
B. Spacing: 1-3 mm
TM: SC
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Spain stamp type B17.jpg


B17. Krag (MV), 1966. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$35]

TM with star at base of the town mark.
5-digit transaction counter number centered between TM and frank.
Value figures widely spaced.
TM: BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000





Spain stamp type B18.jpeg


B18. Krag (MV), 1968. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]

As Type B17 with 5-digit impression counter number between the TM and frank, but with smaller value figures.
One seen without star at base of the town mark, M# 2041.
TM: BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000





Spain stamp type B19.jpg


B19. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV), 1987.

Frank 32 mm square.
Value box 20 x 14 mm.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000,00





Spain stamp type B20.jpg



B20. Frama “EPS” (MV), 1998.

Similar to Type B15A, but value figure are thinner.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000





Spain stamp type B21.jpg


B21. Francotyp-Postalia “EFS3000/NEF300” (MV).

Similar in appearance to Type B9 but frank is smaller vertically, 28 x 27 mm.
M# without prefix below TM.
Narrow spacing between TM and frank, 8 mm.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000




Spain stamp type B22.jpg


B22. Sima (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[Appears to be quite scarce]

Upright frank with large sideways U-shaped town mark open at right.
Mailer’s name at top of town mark with address and town name at bottom.
In the center is the date and an impression counter number.
An identification number reading vertically up appears at left in the town mark.
One example seen with “G.MATTEINI” at top.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00 (large, oval)








GROUP C: “ESPAÑA” at top, “CORREOS” at bottom, value figures not boxed[edit]


Spain stamp type C1A.jpg
Spain stamp type C1B.jpg




C1. Hasler “F88” (MV).

Frank 34 x 31 mm with relatively heavy frame.
A. TM lowered with 5-digit transaction counting number above
B. TM level with frank, without transaction counting number but with M#, low and outside TM (“No” at left, number at right)
TM: DC
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Spain stamp type C2.jpg


C2. Francotyp “Cc/Ccm” (MV).

Frank 30 x 28 mm.
Date figures 12 mm wide with stops after D and before Y.
M# below TM.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg◆0000




Spain stamp type C3.jpg


C3. Francotyp “A9000” (MV).

Very similar in appearance to Type C2.
Most easily identified by very wide date, with large space between Month and Year figures.
Value figures narrow.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◆0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg◆000oo



Spain stamp type C4.jpg


C4. Frama “M/E bzw.100” (MV).

Frank 26 x 30 mm.
Triangles at sides above “CORREOS”.
Value figures thick.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000,00




Spain stamp type C5A.jpg
Spain stamp type C5B.jpg



C5. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Wider frank with M# below TM.
A. “ESPAÑA” large and thick. Frank 33 x 30 mm
B. “ESPAÑA” short, thin, and widely spaced. Frank 35 x 30 mm
TM: DC
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Spain stamp type C6.jpg

C6. Satas “Baby” (MV).

Small frank, 25 x 23-24 mm with small triangles at sides above “CORREOS”.
Spacing between TM and frank ~11 mm.
Date figures tall and narrow.
The 205 has tall date figures, and the 2205 has short date figures.
TM: SC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000oo



Spain stamp type C7.jpg
Spain stamp type C7 2205.jpg



C7. Neopost "205 / 2205" (MV).

Very similar in appearance to Type C6, but frank is narrower (25 mm) without triangles, and the spacing is 8-9 mm.
Stamps from the "205" model have tall date figures. Those from the "2205" have short date figures.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.00








Spain stamp type C8.jpg


C8. Pitney Bowes-GB “Automax” (MV).

Frank 30-31 mm square.
M# below TM or between TM and frank.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=0.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=00.o MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=000.oo




Spain stamp type C9.jpg


C9. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

Frank much wider than tall.
M# vertical between TM and frank.
TM: BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000,00




Spain stamp type C10.jpg
Spain stamp type C10aa.jpg


C10. Francotyp-Postalia “EFS” (MV).

Smaller, nearly square frank with triangles in the lower corners above “CORREOS”.
Value figures narrow.
Date figures with stops after D and M.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0000.00
a. Value figures only without frank frame (used at philatelic exposition)



Spain stamp type C11A.jpg
Spain stamp type C11B.jpg



C11. Francotyp-Postalia “EFS” (MV).

Very similar to Type C10 but frank is narrower and without triangles in lower corners.
A. Spacing 14 mm
B. Narrower spacing, 9 mm
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.00









Spain stamp type C12.jpg

C12. Francotyp-Postalia “T1000” (digital).

Frank similar to Type C10 but smaller, 26 mm square.
More narrowly spaced between TM and frank than with C10.
Value figures narrow.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00000




Spain stamp type C13.jpeg

C13. Francotyp-Postalia “D2” (MV).

Fairly small horizontal frank with "ESPAÑA" and "CORREOS" in thick letters.
The wreath and envelope ornament is reduced in size and at left of the value figures rather than surrounding them.
Spacing between the town mark and frank is very narrow.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000








GROUP D: Frank without outer frame[edit]



Sub-group DA: Value figures within inner rectangle, “ESPAÑA” at top, “CORREOS” at bottom[edit]



Spain stamp type DA1A.jpg
Spain stamp type DA1B.jpg
Spain stamp type DA1ac.jpg

DA1. Pitney Bowes “Model R” (MV).

Large “ESPAÑA” at top with lettering variable in thickness.
Wreathed envelope design between TM and value box.
With or without M# vertical left of TM.
A. Value box with column of dashes at right
B. Value box wider without column of dashes (not shown)
TM: SC, DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg00oo
a. TM DC with double outer rim
b. M# large and horizontal
c. M# in bottom of TM




Spain stamp type DA2A.jpg

DA2. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV).

As Type DA1 but wider design and wider value box.
M# vertical left of TM.
A. The ‘N’ of ESPANA has a straight dash above it
B. The ‘N’ of ESPANA has a tilde (~) above it (not shown)
TM: DC
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Sub-group DB: Value figures framed by wreath of leaves, “ESPAÑA” at top, “CORREOS” at bottom[edit]



Spain stamp type DB1.jpg


DB1. 1971, Pitney Bowes “6500” (MV).

Large “ESPAÑA” at top and “CORREOS” at bottom.
M# vertical between TM and value figures or left of TM.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg00.oo




Spain stamp type DB2A.jpg
Spain stamp type DB2B.jpg



DB2. Pitney Bowes-GB “6900” (MV).

As type DB1 but much taller.
With or without break in leaves at right for extension of value figures.
A. Void in center of right frame ornaments
B. With “.00” filling void in ornaments at right
TM: DC
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Sub-group DC: "CORREOS" above and "ESPAÑA" below value figures[edit]

  • Without wreath
  • Value figures unboxed


Spain stamp type DC1A.jpg
Spain stamp type DC1B.jpg
Spain stamp type DC1C.jpg



DC1. Pitney Bowes-GB “A900” series (MV), 1994.

Crown and post horn at center.
M# vertical at left of TM.
A. Crown and post horn 11-12mm wide
B. Smaller crown and post horn, 9 x 10mm wide
C. As B, with “Euro Cent €” added below the value figures
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg0000 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg00000











Spain stamp type DC2.jpg

DC2. Pitney Bowes “EasyMail” (digital).

Crown and post horn logo larger than on Type DC1.
Column of dashes right of frank.
Two columns of numbers at left of town mark.
“Euro Cent €” above “ESPAÑA”.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat triad.jpg000



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DC3. Pitney Bowes-GB “Paragon” (MV).

Frank is similar to Type DC1 but taller and with smaller value figures.
M# vertical between TM and crown/post horn logo.
TM: DC
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Spain stamp type DC4.jpg

DC4. Frama “Sensonic” (digital).

Tall frank without the column of dashes
at right. “Euro cent.” is in two lines.
M# below frank.
Value figures quite tall.
TM: DC
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Sub-group DD: "ESPAÑA" above and "CORREOS" below value figures, ornaments at sides[edit]



Spain stamp type DD1.jpg

DD1. Neopost “Electronic” (MV), 1995.

Crown and post horn at lower right.
Bars below “ESPAÑA” and above “CORREOS”.
L# vertical at center.
TM: DC
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Sub-group DE: "ESPAÑA" curved above and "CORREOS" below value figures, crown and post horn between TM and value figures[edit]



Spain stamp type DE1.jpg


DE1. Pitney Bowes “EasyMail” (digital).

Similar to Type DC2 but “ESPANA” curved above value figures and “CORREOS” below.
Two columns of numbers at left of TM.
TM: DC
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GROUP E: With outer frame, “CORREOS” at top, "ESPAÑA" at bottom[edit]


Spain stamp type E1.jpg


E1. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Upright rectangle with straight frame line.
Crown and post horn at left of value figures, “Euro/cent” and “€” below.
TM: DC
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Spain stamp type E2.jpg


E2. Frama “M/E” (MV).

Upright rectangle with thick, straight frame line and inner box around value figures.
Crown and post horn in lower left corner.
“Euro/cent” and “€” above country name.
Value figures heavy.
TM: DC
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Spain stamp type E3.jpg



E3. Frama “EPS” (MV).

Very similar to Type E3 but value figures are smaller and thinner.
TM: DC
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Spain stamp type E4.jpg


E4 Frama “Sensonic” (digital).

Similar to Types E2 and E3 but frank is not as tall, and the frame line is thinner.
Value figures quite tall.
M# without prefix below TM.
TM: DC
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GROUP F: Digital frank containing 2D barcode[edit]


Spain stamp type F1.jpg



F1. Pitney Bowes, model unidentified (digital).

Open frank with crown at top center and "CORREOS" at top right.
The value figures are at center right above "ES" (for ESPAÑA) and the ZIP-code over the meter number.
At left are the mail class, date and another number, all above a horizontal 2D barcode.
M# with PB3 prefix.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0,00 €




Spain stamp type F2.jpg



F2. Pitney Bowes, model unidentified (digital).

Nearly identical to Type F1 but the meter number prefix is PB7.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0,00 €








GROUP PO: Special stamps used in Post Offices[edit]

  • For other stamps used in Post Offices, see Types A3a and A3b.



Sub-group PO-A: Franks similar to Type B6 but the town mark arrangements are different[edit]

  • All except PO-A5 are found only on air letter sheets. (See image at right of PO-A3.)
  • Note that for PO-A stamped letter sheets the catalog values are for postally used examples. Mint, unmailed examples have less value.




Spain stamp type PO-A1.jpg


PO-A1. Hasler “F88” (MV).

Square frank with boxed "VENTA DE SELLOS" below.
With large boxed slogan “Utilice el GIRO POSTAL: es seguro y economico” at left and boxed “VENTA DE SELLOS” below frank.
A. TM lowered with 5-digit transaction counting number above MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$100]
B. Without TM and transaction counting number (not shown) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$50]
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◇00,oo





Spain stamp type PO-A2.jpg


PO-A2. Hasler “F88” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$35]

Without slogan or “VENTA DE SELLOS”.
Without TM but with 5-digit transaction counting number and with date in form of “1.” between blocks.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◇01,3o

NOTE: The blocks at the sides of “1.” are occasionally so lightly printed that they are difficult to see.





Spain stamp type PO-A3A.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-A3B cover.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-A3B.jpg



PO-A3.

With “VENTA DE SELLOS” below frank but without slogan, TM and transaction counting number.
A. “VENTA DE SELLOS” unboxed. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]
B. “VENTA DE SELLOS” boxed. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ◇00,oo












Spain stamp type PO-A4B.jpg


PO-A4.

Frank only, no TM, slogan, or "VENTA DE SELLOS”.
A. V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg◇00,oo (not shown)
B. V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg△*00.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]





Spain stamp type PO-A5.jpg

PO-A5. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

Used only for registered mail.
The town mark is a raised rectangle with rounded corners above a large “R” and number below.
Most often seen is “CERTIFICADO” at the top of the TM but “AEROPUERTO” is also found.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg △*00.oo MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg*00.oo
a. With negative “POR AVION” at left of TM
b. With negative “EXTRANJERO” at left of TM
c. With negative “URGENTE” at left of TM

NOTE: Other directive slugs probably exist.







Sub-group PO-B: Wide rectangle divided in half vertically, with frank at right, TM at left[edit]



Spain stamp type PO-B1A.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-B1B.jpg




PO-B1. Frama “SG-15” (LV), 1979.

Right half with “correos” in panel at top and “ESPAÑA” in panel at bottom.
Inner panel at left contains the crown postal logo.
Identification number with “C” prefix.
Date and hour at center left.
Printed in red-brown or lilac.
A. "ESPAÑA" narrow. Town name at top left, identification number at bottom left
B. "ESPAÑA" wide. Identification number at top left, town name at bottom left
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Sub-group PO-C: Wide self-adhesive labels with preprinted frame, point-of-sale data added in bottom panel[edit]



Spain stamp type PO-C1A.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-C1aa.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-C1B.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-C1bb.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-C1C.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-C1cc.jpg
Spain stamp type PO-C1ee.jpg



PO-C1. EPELSA “BF-10C” (digital), 1981.

Design divided into three horizontal panels.
Top panel with crown/post horn at left and “CORREOS/ ESPAÑA” at right.
Middle panel contains “FECHA MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMAQUINA MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgPTAS”.
Bottom panel contains point-of-sale data: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgdate, machine ID #, crown, and value.
Pre-printed design normally in red, point-of-sale data added in black.
A. Blank in center of top panel
B. “MADRID” in center of top panel
C. With name of stamp show or exposition in center of top panel.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0.0 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00.0 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg000.0
a. As C, frame in blue instead of red
b. As C, frame in black instead of red MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
c. As C, frame in green instead of red MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
d. As C, bottom panel blank MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
e. With symbol resembling a capital ‘A’ below two dots in lieu of the crown















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