International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Saint Vincent

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Saint Vincent[edit | edit source]

  • Saint Vincent was a British dependency until it obtained autonomy in 1969. The country gained full independence in 1979.
  • The earliest year reported for meter use is 1976.
  • All franks contain “ST. VINCENT” or “ST. VINCENT and the GRENADINES”. The Grenadines is a chain of small islands appended to Saint Vincent.
  • Although no catalog values are given because of lack of information, meter stamps of Saint Vincent are not common.

Saint Vincent stamp type 1A.jpg
Saint Vincent stamp type 1B.jpg
1. Neopost “205” (MV).
Nearly square frank with double straight-line border.
Oval frame of petals surrounds value figures in center.
“ST. VINCENT” in panel at top.
Crown and “EIIR” at bottom center
M# with “RN” prefix at bottom.
A. "ST. VINCENT" small
B. "ST. VINCENT" large, filling top panel
TM: BIC with tall date figures
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St Vincent Type 2.jpg
2. Neopost “Electronic” (MV).
Same petal design frank as with Type 1 but it is wider.
Small “POSTAGE PAID” under country name at top.
A. M# with "RN" prefix
B. M# with "NE" prefix MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[scarce]
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a. TM unengraved.

Saint Vincent stamp type 3.jpg
3. Pitney Bowes-GB “6900” (MV).
Large frank, open at sides, inscribed “ST. VINCENT and the GRENADINES” across the top.
M# with “PB” prefix breaks bottom frame line at left.
Two seen, one with TM DC (M# PB 002) and one with date but no town mark (PB0001)
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