United States Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Sub-group AR-FPO: Stamps with "FPO" (Fleet Post Office) in the town mark but without indication of which military service used the meter

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Sub-group AR-FPO: Stamps with "FPO" (Fleet Post Office) in the town mark but without indication of which military service used the meter[edit]

  • Some of these stamps are quite elusive but their actual rarity is not known. As a consequence no specific rarity indicators are shown for this sub-group.
  • First seen in 1979.



Type FPO-IC3B in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-FPO1p1A.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-FPO1p1B.jpg

AR-FPO1.1. Pitney Bowes.

Type IC3.2 with town marks:
A.   FPO AP   /   96464    (3349085)
B.   DIEGO GARCIA   /   FPO 90685    (3300545)
V/F:    0 .00




Type FPO-IC4A in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-FPO1p2.jpg

AR-FPO1.2. Pitney Bowes.

Type IC4.1 with town mark:   FPO AP   /   96310 5439    (567348, 917320)
V/F:     USA meter stamp wide triad symbol.jpg. 00    



Type FPO-ID2 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-FPO2A.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-FPO2B.jpg

AR-FPO2. Pitney Bowes.

Type ID2 with town marks:
A.   FPO AE at top, 5-digit number at bottom:
-   09578   (1459683)
-   09594   (1941283)
B.   FPO AE   /   09587 1164    (2100413)
V/F:     0.00




Type FPO-IE1 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-FPO3A.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-FPO3B.jpg

AR-FPO3. Pitney Bowes.

Type IE1 with town marks:
A.   FPO AE or AP    at top, 5 digit number below:

B.   FPO AE   /   09587 1164    (2100413)
V/F:    0 .00    (wavy line triad at left 2mm tall)
V/F:    0 .00    (wavy line triad at left 1mm tall)




Type FPO-IH1 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-FPO4A.jpg

AR-FPO4. Pitney Bowes.

Type IF1 with town marks:
A.   FPO AE   /   09545    (7153193)
B.   FPO AE   /   09599-2871    (7152717)
V/F:    .00


Type FPO-LB1 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-FPO5p1A.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-FPO5p1B.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-FPO5p1C.jpg

AR-FPO5.1. Hasler.

Type LB1.1 with town marks:
A.   FPO   /   AE    (450171)
B.   FPO   /   09577-1180    (505411)
C.   FPO AE 09577-1815    at top, blank at bottom    (7152717)
V/F:    00.00








Type FPO-LB2 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-FPO5p2.jpg

AR-FPO5.2. Hasler.

Type LB1.2C with town mark:   FPO AE   /   09573-1231    (491813)
V/F:    0.00 :