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.
TM: DC
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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.
TM: DC
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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
TM: DC
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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.
“REPUBLICA/ DE CABO VERDE” at top.
M# with “N” prefix at bottom left.
Hour figure outside TM at left.
TM: SC
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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.
TM: DC
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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.
TM: BIC
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GROUP PO: Stamps generated by Post Office machines[edit | edit source]

Group PO impressions are printed on self-adhesive labels which are then attached to the mail item. A number of official labels have been used, as listed below.



Cape Verde Label A.jpg
Label A
Six circled "X" logos in red.






Cape Verde Label B.jpg
Label B
Single "X" logo with "CORREOIS DE" / "CABO VERDE" below.






Cape Verde Label C.jpg
Label C
Single "X" logo with "CORREOIS" / "DE CABO VERDE" / "POR SI VAMOS LONGE" to the right.








Cape Verde stamp type PO1.jpg
Cape Verde stamp type PO2.jpg
PO1. Unidentified (digital).
Used with labels "A" and "B".
"Correio Internac" at top left with PO name below. Value figures at top right.
At bottom: stamp identification number at left, machine identification number at center, date at right.
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Cape Verde meter stamp PO1aa.jpeg
Cape Verde Type PO2.jpg
PO2. Unidentified (digital).
Used with labels "B" and "C".
"Correio Internac" at top left with service type below.
2D barcode with identification number at bottom.
A. Machine identification number at top centre, post office name (or code) below, with date on the third line.
B. As "A", but third line contains date and time.
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