International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Saint Kitts And Nevis

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Saint Kitts and Nevis[edit | edit source]

  • The British Federation of Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla achieved full autonomy in 1967. In the same year Anguilla seceded and became a separate dependency under British control.
  • The franks are inscribed “ST. KITTS” (or “ST. CHRISTOPHER”) and “NEVIS” with or without “ANGUILLA”. Stamps inscribed with all three island names remained in use possibly until 1980 when the secession of Anguilla was formally recognized.
  • See also “ANGUILLA”.
  • The stamps are grouped according to country inscription:
A - Prior to formal recognition of the secession of Anguilla, inscribed “ST. KITTS (or “ST. CHRISTOPHER”), NEVIS and ANGUILLA”
B - Post secession, inscribed “ST. KITTS-NEVIS”

GROUP A: Franks inscribed ST. KITTS (or ST. CHRISTOPHER), NEVIS, ANGUILLA[edit | edit source]

A1. Neopost “205” (MV). [$25]

Square frank with simulated perforation outer border.
Inscribed “ST. KITTS NEVIS ANGUILLA” across top and sides.
M# with “RN” prefix flank crown at bottom center.
M# RN 001 seen.
V/F: 0·00

A2. Neopost “305” (MV). [$50]

Upright frank, larger than Type A1, inscribed “ST. CHRISTOPHER NEVIS ANGUILLA” across sides and top.
M# with “RN” prefix flank crown at bottom center.
M# RN 004 seen.
V/F: 0·00

GROUP B: Franks inscribed ST. KITTS-NEVIS[edit | edit source]

B1. Pitney Bowes-GB “5000” (MV).

Horizontal frank open at the sides.
Crown at top right.
Date figures raised in relation to value figures.
M# with “P.B.” prefix breaks bottom frame line.
V/F: ≋0.00

B2. Pitney Bowes-GB “6300” (MV).

Similar to Type B1 but smaller.
Date and value figures on same level.
M# above bottom frame line.
V/F: 0.00

B3. Pitney Bowes "DM" series (digital).

Frank without crown.
With straight line border at top and bottom and column of hash marks at right.
Square town mark with two columns of numbers and letters at left.
V/F: 000.00

NOTE: The stamp below which resembles a meter stamp is a preprinted “permit” with date applied at time of mailing.