International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Antarctica

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Antarctica[edit | edit source]



GROUP A: United States meters used in Antarctica[edit | edit source]

  • United States meters are known used at McMurdo Station and Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. They have town marks "MCMURDO ANTARCTICA", "SOUTH POLE ANTARCTICA" or one of the following postal codes:
17038, 96599, 96692 (McMurdo Station)
10090, 17040, 96598, 96691, 96692 (Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station)


Antarctica Type A1C.jpg
A1. Pitney Bowes “5300 Series” (MV).
United States Type IC3.2.
A. M# PB3345117 used at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (1987-1991)
B. M# PB3345249 used at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (1991-1999)
C. M# PB3345117 used at McMurdo Station (1995-2000)



USA meter stamp AR-APO4.jpg
A2. Pitney Bowes “6900 Series” (MV).
United States Type AR-APO4.
A. M# PB5407172 used at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (2000-2005)
a. Error: "FOP AP' instead of "APO AP"




Antarctica Type A3A.jpg
A3. Pitney Bowes “DM100 Series” (MV).
United States Type QB1.4.
A. M# 02 1P 0002165558 used at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (2005-2006)
B. M# 02 1P 0004454917 used at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (2010 onwards)





USA meter stamp type AR-APO9.jpeg
A4. Pitney Bowes “PersonalPost” (MV).
United States Type AR-APO9.
A. M# PB8739174 used at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station (2006-2009)
a. Error: "FOP AP' instead of "APO AP"





Antarctica Type A5.jpg
A5. MOS Corporation/UNISYS (digital).
United States Type PO-B6.6.
A. Used at McMurdo Station (1995-2000)









GROUP B: New Zealand meters used in Antarctica[edit | edit source]

  • Two New Zealand meters are known used at Scott Base. Other versions may exist.


Antarctica NZ RN108.jpg
B1. Neopost "Frankmaster" / "305" (MV).
New Zealand Type B16.
Value in oval frame with petals at sides.
Crown at bottom below small “PAID”.
M# RN108 only.
TM: DC unengraved
V/F:     0·00=



Antarctica NZ F340.jpg
B2. Frama "E4" (MV).
Similar to New Zealand Type C9 but MV4 instead of MV3.
M# F340 only.
TM: DC
V/F:     00.00