International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Paraguay

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Paraguay[edit | edit source]

  • Although an essay of a Universal “MultiValue” meter stamp is known from 1953, the earliest stamp seen from an installed machine is dated 1965.
  • All stamps are inscribed PARAGUAY.

1. Postalia “D3” (MV). [$15]

Upright frank with single, straight-line border.
Inscribed “REPUBLICA DEL/ PARAGUAY” at top and “GURRANIES/ CORREOS” at bottom.
M# with “P” prefix in lower left corner.
V/F: 000.00

2. Francotyp “C” (MV). [$20]

Frank with “REPUBLICA DEL PARAGUAY” in ribbon at top.
“FRANQUEO PAGADO” in ribbon at bottom flanking star and wreathe emblem in center.
With “Gs Cts” above value figures and curved “CORREOS” below.
“Gs Cts” variable in size.
V/F: ◆000 ◆0000
a. With “PERMISO No” and number below frank.

3. Francotyp “Taxograph” (MV). [$10]

Post Office stamp.
Rectangular frank at left with town name “ASUNCION” at top and “PARAGUAY” at bottom.
Rectangular date mark at right with “AEROPOSTAL” at top.
M# vertical breaks left frame line of frank.
Large, narrow “R” breaks right frame line of date mark with registration number between date mark and frank.
One seen, M# 225.
V/F: ★★00
a. With small, upright unengraved block at left of value figures

4. Pitney Bowes “5000” series (MV). [Appears to be extremely rare]

Open design without external frame lines.
“REPUBLICA del PARAGUAY” at top above the seal of the country at left and the value box at right.
“FRANQUEO PAGADO” at top of value box with column of small stars at right.
"PERMISO No002 at bottom center.
V/F: 0000