International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Chile

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Chile[edit | edit source]

Postage meters first appeared in 1930. All stamps have “CHILE” in the frank.

The stamps are grouped according to design and function:

A - Frank with complete outer border
B - Frank with partial or no outer border
PO - Special stamps generated only by machines in Post Offices




GROUP A: Frank with complete outer border[edit | edit source]


Chile A1.jpg

A1. Universal "Midget" (FV-5)',' 1930.     [$20]

Small frank with “CHILE CORREOS” in arched panel above large value figure in center.
“PORTE PAGADO” at bottom with M# above. M#s M1 thru M10.
TM: DC
Values:     5, 10, 20, 30 centavos, 1, 3 pesos
Values:     6, 60 centavos     [Add $15]



Chile stamp type A2.jpg


A2. Universal "Midget" (FV-5).     [$15]

Nearly identical to Type A1 but inscribed “CORREOS DE CHILE”. M#s M11 to M22 known.
TM: DC
Values:     5, 10, 20, 30, 60 centavos, 1, 3 pesos
a. Printed in blue, violet or black




Chile stamp type A3.jpg

A3. Universal “Model O” (Francotyp “C” under license) (MV), 1931.     [$5]

“CORREOS DE CHILE” across top.
M# at bottom center with a star at each side.
“PORTE PAGADO” above M#. With “Cts.” left of value figures.
Wide spacing containing S# at top between TM and frank.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: BIC
V/F:     MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000 (A)




Chile A4.jpg
Chile stamp type A4.jpg


A4. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

Very similar to Type A3 but spacing much narrower,
and date figures taller and more closely spaced.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: DC or BIC



V/F:
Cts. :     0000 (O)     MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000 (A)     00000 (O)
E or Eº :     00.00 (O)     0.000 (A)     =0.00 (A,O)     Small block.jpgSmall block.jpg0.00 (O)     Small block.jpgSmall block.jpg00.00 (O)
$ :     =00.00     Small block.jpgSmall block.jpg0.00
No currency indicator:     0000     0.000     MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg.000



Chile A41.jpg

A4.1 Francotyp “B” (MV), 1943.     [Very rare, value unknown]

Frank with extended corners each containing a star.
“CHILE CORREOS” in negative letters in arc across top,
and “CENTAVOS” in negative letters centered at bottom.
M# 791 below frank. Wide spacing with S# high between TM and frank.
TM: SC
V/F:     0000



Chile A5.jpg
Chile stamp type A5 variation.jpg

A5. Universal “Multi-Value” (MV).

As Type A4 but with “CORREO AEREO/ CHILE” at top.
Variations exist in shape of lettering in the frank.
M# with “U” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F:
Cts. :     00000 (O)     MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000 00 (A)
$ :     MeterCat 5-point asterisk.jpg000 (A)     0000 . ¯ (dash above stop) (O)     =0000 (O)     =00.00     000000
E or Eº :     0.000 (A,O)     00.000 (O)     Small block.jpgSmall block.jpg0.00 (O)     Small block.jpgSmall block.jpg.000 (O) Small block.jpgSmall block.jpg0.000 (A)     : 0.00
No currency indicator:     Small block.jpgSmall block.jpg0.00 (O)     0.000 (A,O)     00.000 (O)



Chile stamp type A6.jpg


A6. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

Very similar to Type A3 but M# with “F” prefix.
With S# at top between TM and frank.
TM: BIC



V/F (all are oval):
Cts. :     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000     [$10]
$ :     000     0,00     0000     00,00     0,000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0,00 . ¯     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000 . ¯     [$5]
Eº :     0,00     00,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0,00     0000
No currency indicator:    0,000     00,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg,000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg','MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
a. “Eº” breaks left frame line



Chile A7.jpg


A7. Francotyp “C” (MV).

Frank with smooth outer frame line and circular corners.
“CORREO AEREO/ CHILE” at top.
Wide spacing, with or without S# at top between TM and frank.
M# with “F” prefix at bottom.
TM: BIC
V/F:
Cts. :     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0000
$ :     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00.    MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000     0,000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg,000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000.
No currency indicator:     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000      0,MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00



Chile stamp type A7point1.jpg


A7.1. Francotyp “Cc” (MV).

Very similar to Type A7 but date figures have stops.
TM: BIC
V/F:     $MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000 . ¯






Chile A8.jpg


A8. Francotyp “Cc/Ccm” (MV).

Similar to Type A6 but narrow spacing between TM and frank M# with “F” prefix.
The date is approximately 13 mm wide with stops after D and before Y.
TM: DC or BIC


V/F:
$ :     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00000
E or Eº :     0,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00,00



Chile A9.jpg


A9. Francotyp “A9000” (MV).

Chile stamp type A9aa.jpg
Very similar to Type A8 but the date is much wider at 14-15 mm
with wide spacing between M and Y. Stops after D and M.
TM: DC or BIC


V/F:
$ :     0000     00000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00.00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00000     0.000oo     0.000,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00.00 . ¯
Eº :     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg0000     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00,00     00 000     00 00oo
No currency indicator:     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg00,00     [$25]
a. With "CORREOS DE CHILE" in a smaller font. Seen on meter 454




Chile A10.jpg

A10. Frama (MV).

Horizontal frank similar to Type A8 but value figures are thicker,
and the stars at bottom are smaller. M# with “FR” prefix at bottom.
TM: DC

V/F with $ :     00,00     0,000     0.000     000,00




Chile stamp type A11.jpg
Chile stamp type A13B.jpg



A11. Hasler “F88” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Frank slightly larger than Types A8-A10 and top inscription in two lines.
M# with “H” prefix below lower frame line.
A. TM and frank on same level
B. TM lowered with transaction counter above
TM: DC, BIC
V/F:
$ :     0000     00,00     00,oo     MeterCat hollow diamond.jpg0,00     MeterCat hollow diamond.jpg000oo
Eº :     0000     00,oo     0,0oo     MeterCat hollow diamond.jpg0,00     MeterCat hollow diamond.jpg0,oo
a. With 5-digit S# high left of TM







Chile A12.jpg


A12. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Very similar to Type A11A but value figures are smaller.
M# with “H” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F with $ :     000     0000     000.00




Chile A13 color.jpg


A13. Hasler “F88” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Tall frank with “CORREOS/ DE CHILE” at top, “Porte Pagado” at bottom.
M# with “H” prefix outside bottom frame line.
TM: SC raised with transaction counter below
V/F:
$ :     MeterCat 8-point starburst.jpg0,oo     MeterCat 8-point starburst.jpgMeterCat 8-point starburst.jpg0,oo
Eº :     MeterCat 8-point starburst.jpg00,oo     MeterCat 8-point starburst.jpgMeterCat 8-point starburst.jpg0oo     MeterCat 8-point starburst.jpg000,oo
a. “AEREO” in negative letters at far left of TM




Chile A14.jpg

A14. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (MV).

Upright frank with “CORREOS/ CHILE” at top.
M# at bottom with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC



V/F:
$ :     =0.oo     =00.oo     =0o.oo
Eº :     000     =0oo     =0.oo     =.0oo     =0.ooo     MeterCat straight triad.jpg.000     MeterCat 4 dashes.jpg0.00
a. With “AEREO” in the TM



Chile stamp type A15B.jpg

A15. Postalia (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]

Similar to Type A14 but with “CORREOS DE/ CHILE” at top.
Lettering in frank is tall and narrow. M# with “P” prefix.
A. Wide spacing between TM and frank
B. Narrow spacing between TM and frank (pictured)
TM: DC or BIC
V/F:
$ :     00.00
Eº :     0.00     .000     00.00
No currency indicator:     0.00     00.00     0.000     0.0000



Chile A16.jpg


A16. Postalia (MV).     [$5]

Very similar to Type A15 but with “CORREO AEREO/ CHILE” at top.
M# with “P” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F:     0.000




Chile A17better.jpg
Chile stamp type A17B.jpg



A17. Pitney Bowes “R” series (MV).     [$35]
Small frank, 19 mm wide, with simulated perforation border and “CORREOS/ CHILE/ PORTE PAGADO” at top.
M# with “P.B.” prefix between TM and frank.
TM: SC
A. Currency indicator “$” between TM and frank frame
B. Without currency indicator
V/F:     0.00     MeterCat triad.jpg0.00





Chile stamp type A18A.jpg
Chile stamp type A18B.jpg


A18. Pitney Bowes "5000" series (MV).

Similar to Type A17 but the frank is larger and wider than tall.
M# with "P.B." prefix above.
A. Frank 25 mm wide
B. Frank 28-29 mm wide
TM: SC, DC
V/F:
$ :    0000     MeterCat triad.jpg000     MeterCat triad.jpg0.00     MeterCat triad.jpg00.oo
E° :    MeterCat triad.jpg0.00     MeterCat triad.jpg.000     MeterCat triad.jpg00.oo




Chile A19.jpg

A19. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” series (MV).

Very similar to Type A18A but the date figures are taller and more tightly spaced.
Frank taller than A18A, nearly square.
M# with “P.B.” prefix in line with number.
TM: DC
V/F:
$ :    0000     MeterCat triad.jpg000     MeterCat triad.jpg0.00     MeterCat triad.jpg00.oo
E° :    MeterCat triad.jpg0.00     MeterCat triad.jpg.000     MeterCat triad.jpg00.oo




Chile stamp type A20.jpg

A20. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Types A17-19 but with “CORREOS CHILE” at top and “PORTE PAGADO” at bottom.
M# with P.B.” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
Value and date figures on same level.
TM: DC
V/F:
$ :     MeterCat triad.jpg00.oo     MeterCat triad.jpg000
Eº :     MeterCat triad.jpg0.00     00.oo



Chile A21.jpg

A21. Pitney Bowes-GB “A900” series (MV).

As Type A20 but value figures are larger.
M# with “PBE” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
V/F:     $MeterCat triad.jpg0000



Chile stamp type A22.jpg

A22. Hasler "MailMaster” (MV).     [Appears to be extremely rare]

Horizontal rectangle with simulated perforation outer border and straight line inner border.
"CHILE" alone at top, "CORREOS" at bottom.
Below the frank is the meter number with "H" prefix flanked by "PORTE" and "PAGADO".
M# with “PBE” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
V/F:     $00.00






GROUP B: Frank with partial or no outer border and with the TM incorporated into the frank[edit | edit source]


Chile B1.jpg
Chile stamp type B1 specimen.jpg


B1. Pitney Bowes “R” (MV).     [$10]

Horizontal frank with large rayed star in center.
M# with P.B.No” prefix below star.
TM: SC


V/F:
$ :     MeterCat triad.jpg000     MeterCat triad.jpg0.00
Eº :     MeterCat triad.jpg00     MeterCat triad.jpg.00     MeterCat triad.jpg000     MeterCat triad.jpg.000     MeterCat triad.jpg0.00
No currency indicator:     MeterCat triad.jpg000



Chile B2.jpg

B2. Pitney Bowes “DM” (LV-21).     [$25]

Similar to Type B1 but much smaller.
M# with P.B.No” prefix.
TM: SC

Values:     0.10 to 2.00



Chile B3.jpg

B3. Pitney Bowes “DM” (LV-21).     [$25]

As Type B2 but with star logo removed from center.
M# with P.B.No” prefix.
TM: SC

Values:     010 to 200



Chile B4.jpg

B4. Pitney Bowes “5000” series (MV).     [$10]

Very similar to Type B1 but “CHILE” is not as tall, and value box is taller.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: SC

V/F with Eº :     MeterCat triad.jpg.00






GROUP PO: Stamps generated only by machines in Post Offices[edit | edit source]


Chile PO1.jpg

PO1. Francotyp “Taxograph” (MV).

Upright frank with simulated perforation border.
“CORREOS DE/ CHILE” at top, “PORTE PAGADO” at bottom.
Straight-line TM at left with date and large narrow “R” (for Registration) or “E” (for Express) and number.
M# with “C.T.” prefix at immediate center left of frank.
V/F with "$":     00.00     00,00     00 00
V/F with "E" or "Eº":     0 00     00,0     00 00     00,00     000,00
a. With ornaments at sides of town name (CT23)


Chile PO2.jpg


PO2. Francotyp “Taxograph” (MV).

Very similar to Type PO1 but “$” breaks left frame line.
V/F:     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000,00     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000 00




Chile stamp type PO2point1.jpg


PO2.1. Francotyp “Taxograph” (MV).

Very similar to Type PO2 but "CORREOS DE CHILE" in single line across the top.
V/F:     MeterCat solid diamond.jpg000 00





Chile Type PO3A.jpg
Chile Type PO3Aa.jpg
Chile Type PO3B.jpg
Chile Type PO3Aa close-up.jpg
Chile Type PO3Ab.jpg
Chile PO3C.jpg
Chile stamp type PO3D.jpg
Chile Type PO3Ad.jpg
Chile Type PO3Ae.jpg
Chile stamp type PO3D detail.jpg


PO3. NCR.

Frameless frank printed on self-adhesive labels.
From the top, the elements in the frank are:
weight , postage
date , time
post office identification
The labels have an underprint consisting of multiple small flying bird logos usually in pink but also found in beige.
“PORTE/PAGADO” in red at upper right, and the postal service logo is at upper left.
Three types of postal service logos exist:
A. Flying bird in blue above “CORREOS” in red/ “de Chile” negative in a blue band
B. As A, but with small “EMPRESA” between the bird and “CORREOS”
C. As B, but the bird has speed lines added, and “DE CHILE” is positive in capital letters
D. Logo as with A but the label is wider and with small vertical "NCR" logo at lower right
V/F:     $000
a. With a small oval printer’s mark in red at bottom right
b. Without weight
c. Impression inverted on label
d. Security cutout - bird in lower centre of label
e. Security cutout - rounded rectangle at top left of label

NOTE: Misprints occur due to label misalignment while passing through the printer. The illustration for variety D shows the town name at top.

















Chile PO4A.jpg
Chile stamp type PO4Cbb.jpg
Chile PO4B.jpg
Chile PO4bb.jpg


PO4. Similar to Type PO3 but the frank elements are as follows:

post office identification
postage
date , time , weight

Labels:

A. As Type PO3C, label with multiple small bird underprint in pink. Flying bird logo with speed lines at upper left.
B. Label without underprint. “CORREOS” in red above “CHILE” in blue, both left of ‘sail’ logo at upper left of label. “PORTE/PAGADO” in blue at upper right.
C. As B but "PORTE/PAGADO" is red instead of blue.
V/F:     $(Ø)ØØØ     $(Ø,)ØØØ
a. With bar code and Registration data added below the frank text
b. Impression inverted on label



Chile stamp type PO5A.jpg
Chile stamp type PO5.jpg

PO5. Unknown (digital), 2008.

Printed in black on plain white self-adhesive label with rounded corners.
Text from top down as follows:
Class of mail
Date, time, weight, value figures
Post office branch identification
A. Text as described, for use on regular mail, blank at bottom for domestic mail, or with country of destination at bottom
B. For use on registered mail, with barcode and registration number in lower half
V/F:     $(Ø)ØØØ








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