United States Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Sub-group AR-AAF: Stamps used primarily at combined Army and Air Force bases

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Sub-group AR-AAF: Stamps used primarily at combined Army and Air Force bases[edit]

  • Earliest date seen, 1956.


Type AAF-IA4A in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-AAF1p1A.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-AAF1p1B.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-AAF1p1C.jpg

AR-AAF1.1. Pitney Bowes.

Type IA4.1 with town marks:
A.   ARMY & AIR FORCE POSTAL SERVICE at top, town, state, 5-digit number and APO and two-, three- or five-digit number at bottom.
B.   As A but with dash (-) instead of ampersand (&) between ARMY and AIR FORCE (ARMY-AIR FORCE POSTAL SERVICE
C.   As A but with SERVICE abbreviated to SVC (ARMY & AIR FORCE POSTAL SVC
Meter numbers in 100000, 300000 and 800000 series.
V/F:     00 :






Type AAF-IA10A in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-AAF1p2.jpg

AR-AAF1.2. Pitney Bowes.

Type IA4.5 with town mark:   ARMY & AIR FORCE POSTAL SVC at top, APO and number at bottom.
Meter numbers in 388000 and 600000 series plus 170076 also seen.
V/F:     00 :   (widely spaced colon dots)

NOTE. Found both with and without period after SVC.




Type AAF-IB4 in 2001 edition

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AR-AAF2. Pitney Bowes.    [RRRR]

Type IB4 with town mark:   ARMY & AIR FORCE POSTAL SERVICE at top, APO 942 at bottom.  (211952)
V/F:     USA meter stamp wide triad symbol.jpg. 00    



Type AAF-IC4A in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-AAF3.jpg

AR-AAF3. Pitney Bowes.

Type IC4.1 with town mark:   ARMY & AIR FORCE POSTAL SVC at top, APO and five-digit number at bottom.
-   APO 96263   (862637)
-   APO 96310   (850089)
-   APO 96312   (818977)
-   APO 96337   (819245)
-   APO 96346   (844970)
V/F:     USA meter stamp wide triad symbol.jpg. 00     (for values over 99 cents:   1. 00



Type AAF-JA5 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-AAF4.jpg

AR-AAF4. Postalia (Tele-Norm).    [RR]

Type JA2.1 with town mark:   ARMY AND AIR FORCE POSTAL SERVICE at top, 09403 / APO at bottom.
One meter only:   T-N 608 869
V/F:    .00



Type AAF-KB1 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-AAF5.jpg

AR-AAF5. Friden.    [RRR]

Type KB1.1 with town mark:   ARMY & AIR FORCE POSTAL SERVICE at top, APO and number at bottom.
-   APO 96262   (030362)
-   APO 96374   (030368, 030567)
V/F:    .00