International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Oman

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Oman[edit]

  • The first meters appear to have been installed in the early 1970s.
  • All stamps inscribed “OMAN” or “SULTANATE OF OMAN”.




Oman stamp type 1A.jpg
Oman stamp type 1B.jpg


1.1. Neopost “405/505” (MV).

Horizontal frank with straight, single-line border.
Country name at bottom center with “BAISA” directly above.
Frank variable in width, 27-31 mm.
A: M# at right with “N” prefix at left
B: M# with “N” at left and “RN” prefix at right
TM: SC, BIC (date with or without stops centered between day, month, year)
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a: With "BAIZA" instead of "BAISA"




Oman stamp type 2.jpg

1.2. Neopost “205"/"2205” (MV).

Similar to Type 1.1 but smaller, square frank.
With “BAISAS” above country name.
The date figures are either tall (Model 205) or short (Model 2205).
TM: DC, BIC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg • 000
a: Printed in purple
b. With "BAIZAS" instead of "BAISAS"



Oman stamp type 3.jpg


1.3. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).

Similar to Type 1.1A but date figures have wide spacing between day, month, and year.
M# with “N” prefix.
TM: DC
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Oman stamp type 4.jpg

2.1. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV).

Wide frank with scalloped border and “SULTANATE of OMAN” at top.
Value figures below level of date figures.
M# with “P.B.” prefix low between TM and frank.
TM: DC
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Oman stamp type 5.jpg

2.2. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Type 2.1 but smaller, with country name at bottom.
Date and value figures on same level.
With “BAISA” above country name.
M# with “P.B.” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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a. With "BAIZA" instead of "BAISA"



Oman stamp type 6.jpg

2.3. Pitney Bowes-GB “6900” (MV).

Large frank with simulated perforation border.
Country name in Arabic at top and in English at bottom.
M# with “PB” or “PBE” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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Oman stamp type 2point4.jpg

2.4. Pitney Bowes-GB “A900”/"B900" (MV).

Similar to type 2.1 but the value figures are larger, and the date and value figures are on the same level.
Country name in Arabic at top and in English at bottom.
M# with “PB” prefix breaks lower left corner of frame.
TM: DC
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 0.000



Oman stamp type 7.jpg

3. Hasler “Mailmaster” (MV).

Frank similar to Type 2.3 but not as tall.
"POSTAGE" is stacked rather than reading up.
M# with “H” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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Oman stamp type 8.jpg

4. Satas "Baby" (MV).

Small, nearly square frank with scalloped border.
Country name in Arabic at top and in English at bottom.
M# with “S” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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Oman stamp type 9.jpg


5. Francotyp-Postalia (probably) "EFS3000" (MV).

Frank similar to Types 2.3 and 3 but taller, nearly square.
M# with "PU" prefix breaks bottom frame line.
TM: DC
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