International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Montserrat

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Montserrat[edit | edit source]

  • The earliest meter stamps known are from 1976.
  • The capital city of Plymouth and much of the rest of the country was abandoned after the eruption of the Soufriere Hills volcano in 1995.

1. Neopost “305” (MV). [$75]

Provisional stamp without country name in the town mark rather than in the frank.
Upright design with simulated perforation outer border.
Value figures in center within oval of petal-type ornaments.
M# with “RN” prefix flanks small crown and “EIIR” at bottom center.
Empty top panel above small “POST PAID”.
V/F: 0•00

NOTE: A postage meter brought in from Trinidad & Tobago (Type A7) was altered by removal of the country name for use in Montserrat. This same type of alteration of Trinidad & Tobago Type A7 was used in Grenada. Both provisional machines were used by the Royal Bank of Canada.

2. Neopost “305” (MV). [$50]

As Type A1 but with “MONTSERRAT” in top panel.
Without “POST PAID”.
M# RN 001 seen.
V/F: 0•00

3. Neopost “205” (MV). [$50]

As Type A2 but smaller and squarer.
M# with “RN” prefix.
V/F: 000

4. Neopost “Electronic” (MV). [$20]

Frank without border lines.
Country name at top, value figures at center.
M# with “RN” prefix at bottom.
V/F: 0,00

5. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV). [$10]

Horizontal frank open at the sides.
Crown at top left.
M# with “P.B.” prefix at bottom center
V/F: 0.00