International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Cape Verde

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Cape Verde[edit | edit source]

The earliest meter stamp seen is from 1973. All stamps include “CABO VERDE” in the frank.

GROUP A: Commercial stamps[edit | edit source]

Cape Verde 1.jpg

A1. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Frank inscribed “CORREOS DE” in arc above straight “CABO VERDE” at top.
A cross of five small outline shields is between the TM and frank.
“ESC” and “CTVS” are vertical at the sides of the value figures.
M# at lower right with “P.B.” prefix at bottom between the TM and frank.
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Cape Verde 2.jpg

A2. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$15]

Similar to Type 1 but with a solid star replacing the cross of shields. "CABO VERDE" is curved.
With “ESC.CV” and “CTVS” vertical at sides of the value figures.
With solid blocks in place of M# and prefix.
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Cape Verde 3A.jpg
Cape Verde 3B.jpg

A3. Pitney Bowes (MV) "5000" (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

As Type A2 but with Roman numeral “XIV” at bottom between TM and frank
and with meter number in lower right corner.
A. Without denomination indicator
B. With "ESC" vertical left of value figures
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Cape Verde 4.jpg

A4. Havas (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$20]

Small upright frank with single simulated-perforation outer border line open in centers of the sides.
M# with “N” prefix at bottom left.
Hour figure outside TM at left.
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Cape Verde 5.jpg

A5. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Frank is horizontal rectangle with single straight-line border.
Inscribed “H MeterCat straight triad.jpg CORREIOS DE” at top and M# “MeterCat straight triad.jpg CABO VERDE” at bottom.
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Cape Verde stamp type A6.jpg

A6. Satas ? (MV).

Small upright frank as Type A4 with single simulated-perforation outer border but complete at this sides.
Inscribed "Republica / de / Cabo Verde" at top and "Correios" at bottom.
Without meter number.
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GROUP PO: Stamps generated by Post Office machines[edit | edit source]

Cape Verde stamp type PO1.jpg
Cape Verde stamp type PO2.jpg

PO1. Unidentified (digital).

Printed on self-adhesive label with underprint design.
At top: "Correio Internac" at left and value figures at right.
At bottom: stamp identification number at left, machine identification number at center, date at right.
A. Underprint consists of circled "X" logos in red across the top
B. Underprint has one circled "X" logo above "CORREIOS DE/ CABO VERDE" in red at left
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Cape Verde meter stamp PO1aa.jpeg
a. Stamp for registration, with post office identification and date at top center, bar code across the bottom