International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/French Indochina

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French Indochina[edit | edit source]

  • * A French territory in East Asia to about 1954 consisting of the present-day countries of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
  • The earliest meter date seen is from late 1948.
  • One stamp type used, with INDOCHINE/ U.F. in the frank.

French Indochina stamp type 1.jpg
1. Satas “C” (MV), 17 December 1948.
Upright frank with simulated-perforation border open in the center of the sides.
Meter number below curved "POSTES" at bottom.
TM: straight line
A. M# with “SC” prefix
B. M# with “SCW” prefix (replacement machine) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$15]
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg0.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat solid 5-point star.jpg00.oo (M# SC3007 only)
a. As B, date only, without town name