International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Jordan

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Jordan[edit]

  • The first meter stamps appeared in 1974.
  • All stamps include “THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN” or 'JORDAN POST" in the frank.
  • The stamps are grouped according to usage:
A – Stamps used by private businesses
PO – Stamps generated only by machines in post offices



GROUP A: Stamps used by private businesses[edit]


Jordan stamp type A1.jpg

A1. Pitney Bowes “5000” series (MV).

Horizontal frank with scalloped border, country name in Arabic over English at top, “THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN”.
Date figures raised in relation to value figures.
“Postage Paid” above M# at lower left.
M# with “P” prefix.
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A2.jpg

A2. Pitney Bowes “6300” series (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Similar to Type 1 but date and value figures are on the same level.
Country name in Arabic at top and in English at bottom above M# and “Postage Paid”.
Crown at left of value figures.
M# with “P” prefix.
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A3.jpg

A3. Pitney Bowes “6300” series (MV).

As Type 2 but without crown.
M# with “P” prefix.
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A4.jpg

A4. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Large frank with simulated perforation border.
Country name in Arabic at top and in English at bottom above M#.
Crown at left, “POSTAGE PAID” reading up at right.
M# with “H” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A5.jpg

A5. Satas “Baby” (MV). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Frank similar to Type 3 but taller and not as wide.
M# with “S” prefix at lower left.
No crown.
Date figures tall.
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A6.jpg

A6. Unknown (digital?). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$10]

Frank similar to Type 1 with both Arabic and English country names at top.
Without crown.
“Postage Paid” above M# at lower left.
M# “T 101 001” seen.
TM: SC with panel around date.
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Jordan stamp type A7.jpg


A7. Pitney Bowes-GB “6600” (MV).

Large frank with low gauge simulated perforation outer border.
“Postage/Paid” at left of value figures.
M# with “P” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A8.jpg

A8. Neopost "Electronic” (MV).

Frank with straight line outer border and panels at top and bottom.
The meter number reads up vertically at right.
M# with "NE" prefix
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A9.jpg

A9. Neopost "IJ” series (digital), 2015 or earlier.

Frank similar to Type A3 but wider and with the value figures closer to the top than the bottom.
The date figures are below the level of the value figures.
M# with "IJ8" prefix.
TM: DC
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Jordan stamp type A10.jpg

A10. Postalia (digital), 1989 or earlier. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[Probably rare]

Frank slightly wider than tall with simulated perforation border.
Arabic and English country names both at top.
"FILS" above "POST" at left side.
M# with "PJ" prefix at bottom center.
TM: DC
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NOTE: The one example seen has a solid block instead of a meter number.





GROUP PO: Stamps generated only by Post Office machines[edit]


Jordan stamp type PO1.jpg
Jordan stamp type PO1A.jpg


PO1. Unknown (digital).

Horizontal stamp on self-adhesive label with "Jordan Post" logo in silver at right.
Post office identification at upper left.
Value figures above left of center.
Weight, date, and time across bottom, the date appearing as DD/MM/YYYY or YYYY/MM/DD.
A. Without bar code
B. Used for registered mail with bar code
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.000 J.D. (Jordanian Dinar)








Jordan stamp type PO2A.jpg


PO2. Unknown (digital).

Similar to Type PO1 but printed on label with multi-color "Jordan Post" logo at right.
A. Without bar code
B. Used for registered mail with bar code (not shown)
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Jordan stamp type PO2p1A.jpg
Jordan stamp type PO1B.jpg


PO3. Unknown (digital).

Similar to Type PO3 but the value figures are taller and use zeros with diagonal slashes.
Found denominated in "FILS" as well as "J.D." (Jordanian Dinar).
A. Without bar code
B. Used for registered mail with bar code. "JORDAN POST" and post office name added at upper left.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0,000 FILS
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.000 J.D.