International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Suriname
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Suriname (Dutch Guiana)
- When the first meters were placed into use in 1953 this country was a colonial territory of the Netherlands. Suriname gained independence in 1975.
- All stamps are inscribed “SURINAME”.
1. Francotyp “C” (MV). [$5]
- Irregular frank with country name extended at top beyond width of rest of design.
- Frame lines at sides dentated. “CENT” at bottom.
- M# with “F” prefix below frank.
- TM: straight line at top of rectangle with double dentated sides
- V/F: 00 00– 000
- Similar to Type 1 but width of frank is uniform down to “CENT” where it indents.
- M# with “F” prefix.
- TM as with Type 1
- V/F: 00 ◆000
3. Hasler (MV). [$5]
- Country name above winged helmet at top.
- Straight single-line frame at right and bottom.
- Column of horizontal lines between TM and value figures.
- M# with “HR” prefix is above horizontal line column.
- TM: semi-circle with horizontal lines at the sides
- V/F: ◇000◇
4. Francotyp “Cc/Ccm” (MV).
- Post Office stamp.
- Square frank with straight lines at top and bottom, without line at left and with dentated line at right.
- M# with “LK” prefix at bottom left.
- With “C” at lower right
- A. Double circle town mark
- B. Rectangular town mark with dentated sides
- V/F: 000 ◆000
- a. Blank at lower right
5. Francotyp-Postalia “EFS3000/NEF300” (MV).
- Nearly identical to Type 4 but value figures are smaller and narrower.
- M# at bottom left.
- A. M# with “LK” prefix (Post Office stamp)
- B. M# with "FM" prefix (private, commercial use stamp)
- TM: DC
- V/F: 0000
6. Frama "M/E" (MV), 1994.
- As Types 4 and 5 but with thick value figures.
- M# with “D” prefix.
- TM: DC
- V/F: ★000