International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Gibraltar

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Gibraltar[edit | edit source]

  • The first meter was placed into use in 1952. All stamps have “GIBRALTAR” in the frank.
  • The stamps are grouped by purpose:
A – stamps for general business and private use
PO – generated only by meters used in post offices


GROUP A: Stamps for general business and private use[edit | edit source]


Gibraltar stamp type A1.jpg
A1.1. Universal “Simplex” (LV-25), 1952. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
Upright frank with simulated perforation outer border.
Country name in panel at top, “POSTAGE” and “PAID” in panels at sides, crown at bottom center.
M# and “S” prefix in boxes in lower corners, with Tudor Crown (for King George VI) between.
TM: DC
Values: ½d to 1/0½d in ½d increments.





Gibraltar Type A1 2.jpg
A1.2. Universal “Simplex” (LV-25), 1953. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]
Similar to Type A1.1, but with St. Edward's Crown (for Queen Elizabeth II) (this crown is wider than the crown in Type A1.1).
TM: DC
Values: ½d to 1/0½d in ½d increments.





Gibraltar stamp type A2.jpg
A2. Pitney Bowes “Automax” (LV).
Very similar to Type A1.2, but the spacing between TM and frank is narrower.
M# with “P.B. prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: £sd: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0/0 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg=0/0= MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$5]
V/F: decimal: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg = 00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg = 0





Gibraltar stamp type A3.jpg
A3. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000”series (MV).
Frank has horizontal format with crown at top below country name.
M# low between TM and frank.
M# with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00





Gibraltar stamp type A4.jpg
A4. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” series (MV).
Horizontal frank open at the sides and with straight-line outer frame at top and bottom.
Crown at upper right with horizontal dashes below.
M# at bottom center with “P.B.” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00





Gibraltar stamp type A5.jpg
A5. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” (MV).
Similar to Type A4 but much larger and with crown at upper left.
M# with “PB” prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00
a. Post Office stamp, with "POST OFFICE" in the town mark






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

  • See also sub-type A5a.


Gibraltar stamp type PO1.jpg


PO1. Universal “MultiValue” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25 on cover, $10 as loose tape]

Horizontal design with simulated perforation border with widely spaced ‘holes’.
“PARCEL [crown] POST” at top above date and “GPO”.
Country name at bottom.
Value figures at right in box with open sides.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg0/0 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg00/0




Gibraltar stamp type A6.jpg

PO2. Make and model uncertain (digital).

Frank without country name but with "GIBRALTAR / POST OFFICE" in the town mark.
Frank is square with crown at top and identification number at bottom.
With transaction number at right outside of frank reading up.
Identification number with "GPO" prefix.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.00