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. Roneo 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