International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Timor-Leste (East Timor)

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Timor-Leste (East Timor)[edit]

  • A former colony of Portugal, Timor-Leste became an independent nation on 20 May 2002.
  • Only one meter design has been reported so far, and it was used prior to fully recognized independence.




Timor Leste stamp type 1.jpg

1. "Machine C" (MV), 2001.

Post Office stamp.
Frank printed on wide, off-white, self-adhesive label with underprint.
Underpint consists of "CORREIOS / DE TIMOR LESTE" repeated across the top.
Frameless design with point-of-sale data added in black.
"FRANQUIA" at top left, value figures at top right.
Timor Leste stamp type 1aa.jpg
Post office name at center left.
Identification number at lower left, date at lower right.
V/F: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg $0.00
a. Printed on label without underprint

NOTE: "Machine C" is from an unidentified manufacturer of several Portuguese Post Office franking machines including the model behind Portugal Type PO-B7 (which corresponds to Timor-Leste Type 1).