International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Sao Tome E Principe

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Sao Tome and Principe[edit | edit source]

  • This is a tiny island country off the coast of West Africa. It was a Portuguese colony until gaining independence in 1975.
  • The first and so far only meter stamp reported is from 1992.
  • The stamp is inscribed “S. TOMÉ E PRINCIPE”.

Sao Tome e Principe stamp type 1.jpg

1. Hasler "Mailmaster" (MV), 1991. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[$25]

Horizontal straight-sided rectangle with “CORREIOS” at top, “S. TOMÉ E PRINCIPE” at bottom.
Airplane logo left of value figures.
M# with “H” prefix at top left.
M# H-1 and H-2 seen.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 000.00