International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Syria

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Syria[edit | edit source]

  • An independent state since 1946 Syria had been a French mandated territory during the years between the two world wars.
  • The first meter stamps appeared in the 1970s. Digital meter stamps first appeared in or near 2005.

Syria stamp type 1.jpg

1. Secap (MV).     [Scarce]

Upright frank with simulated perforation border.
“R.A. SYRIENNE” at bottom.
M# with “NA” prefix below bottom frame line.
V/F:      0000

Syria stamp type 2.jpg

2. Postalia "D3" (MV).

Wide frank with simulated perforation border.
“SYRIAN A.R.” at top below Arabic inscription.
M# with “PS” prefix at bottom center.
V/F:      0000 P

Latakia Meter.jpg

3. Neopost (digital), 2005.

Quite similar to Type 2 but the value figures are very small, no taller than the date figures.
Meter number with "SP" prefix.
V/F:      0000 LS

a. Blank at top of town mark, no town name in Arabic