United States Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Sub-group AR-MAR: Stamps used primarily for Marine Corps official business

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Sub-group AR-MAR: Stamps used primarily for Marine Corps official business[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 1977.


Type MAR-IC3A in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-MAR1p1.jpg

AR-MAR1.1. Pitney Bowes.

Type IC3.1 with town mark:   U.S. MARINE CORPS at top, FPO and five-digit number at bottom:
-   98764   (954354)
-   98773   (954354, 969557)
V/F:    0 .00   (wavy lines at left 2mm tall)
V/F:    0 .00   (small wavy lines at left 1mm tall)



Type MAR-IC3B in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-MAR1p2A.jpg
USA meter stamp AR-MAR1p2B.jpg

AR-MAR1.2. Pitney Bowes.

As Type AR-MAR1.1 but with larger meter number below "P.B. METER".
Type IC3.2 with town marks:
A.   U.S. MARINE CORPS at top, FPO and five-digit number at bottom)
-   FPO 98773 (space)   (3300429)
-   FPO98773 (no space)   (3368253)
B.   U.S.M.C.   /   FPO 98773   (3361109)
V/F:    0 .00   (wavy lines at left 2mm tall)
V/F:    0 .00   (small wavy lines at left 1mm tall)



Type MAR-IE1 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-MAR2.jpg

AR-MAR2. Pitney Bowes.

Type IE1 with town mark:   USMC FPO   /   96373   (6842707, 6842709)
V/F:    0 .00




Type MAR-IH1 in 2001 edition

USA meter stamp AR-MAR3.jpg

AR-MAR3. Pitney Bowes.

Type IH1 with town mark:   US MARINE CORPS FPO AP   /   96373   (7157604)
V/F:    .00