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United States Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/GROUP D – Square or nearly square frank with simulated perforation outer frame

GROUP D – Sq. or practically sq. frank with simulated perforation outer body[edit]

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  • Varieties DA via DD present the postage worth twice in circles on the sides of the frank. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgUSA meter stamp Group DA-DD thumb.jpeg

  • Varieties DE via DH present the postage worth as soon as within the middle. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgUSA meter stamp Group DE-DH thumb.jpg


Sub-group DA – Common Postal Frankers, LTD[edit]

  • The one stamp in Group D to have curved prime and backside body strains within the frank.
  • A single postage meter was imported on trial from London by Pitney Bowes. It was used for a short while in 1927 by American Phone & Telegraph Co., New York. It’s believed to have been a multi-denomination “Midget” mannequin with both three or 5 postage values though solely the 2 cent stamp is thought postally used.
  • Two examples of a 5 cent stamp are identified. They differ from the 2 cent stamp in having a Roman numeral month. They’re thought-about essays though it has been speculated that as a result of 5 cents was the fundamental worldwide postal fee in 1927 that that worth was fitted with the Roman numeral month as a result of it was typically utilized in Europe. The 5 cent stamp additionally doesn’t present the mailing allow quantity which might be meaningless on abroad mail. Neither of the 2 5 cent stamps are on cowl.


USA meter stamp DA1 2cent.jpg
USA meter stamp DA1 5cent.jpg

DA1. “Midget” mannequin (LV-3), 1927.    [RRRR]

Frank with vertical sides and curved prime and backside.
“METER NO.145” in backside panel.
One machine was used on a trial foundation for a short while solely.
Solely the two¢ denomination is confirmed as used on precise mail, however the machine might print a 5¢ worth and one other unknown worth, in all probability 1¢.
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpgOne full cowl and one cowl entrance identified
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpgOne undaddressed cowl and one cut-out identified

NOTE: The two¢ worth has city mark with “PERMIT 14” at backside. The 5¢ worth has completely different city mark and Roman month within the date.


Sub-group DB – Pitney Bowes (The Postage Meter Firm)[edit]

  • After practically a decade of manufacturing the motor-driven Mannequin M meter that produced the Sub-group CA stamps Pitney Bowes was able to market a less expensive hand-cranked mannequin for smaller mailers. This meter was the Mannequin H and its variants H5, H3, HS, HT, HX, and HE. The “H” sequence meters produced a lot of the stamps in Sub-group DB.
  • To advertise the brand new meter mannequin Pitney Bowes mailed out tens of hundreds of bulletins to companies all through the nation from 1929 to 1932. Due to the excessive quantity it was impractical to make use of the hand-cranked H meters, and the corporate used the motor-driven Mannequin M for this goal. Since these mailings have been promotions for the brand new Mannequin H, the seven Mannequin M meters chosen for the mailing marketing campaign have been fitted with the brand new DB model die instead of the previous oval (CA) die. The stamps from these hybrid meters are cataloged right here as Varieties DB1.2 via DB1.5.
  • Kind DB stamps at all times have a double circle city mark, usually 24mm in diameter, or no city mark when used on registered mail.
  • All Kind DB stamps, aside from DB1.2, have single line date.
  • Some meters have been fitted with a particular attachment that produced impressions on adhesive tapes. (See “Meter security paper tapes” (paper Varieties 1 and a couple of) within the Desk of Contents.) Spacing between the city mark and frank is 27 mm on stamps printed on envelopes and submit playing cards however solely Eight to 10 mm on stamps utilized to security paper tape.
  • Sub-groups DB and DC are comparable in look. Please learn the outline for Sub-group DC for factors of identification.
  • Earliest identified date of use, January 16, 1929.


Meter numbers used with Kind DB stamps:

Meter no’s catalog quantity mannequin, kind frank wording
9000 to 9006 DB1.2 to DB1.6 M, FV-1 METER NO.
10000 to 14749 DB1.1A H5, VF-5 METER NO.
12146 DB3 HS, FV-1 P.B. METER
14751 to 14771 DB1.1B H5, VF-5 METER NO.
14780 to 14999 DB2.1 H5, VF-5 METER
15000 to 15469 DB1.1A H5, FV-5 METER NO.
15472 DB1.1B H5, FV-5 METER NO.
15498, 15499 DB1.1A H5, FV-5 METER NO.
16000 to 16148 DB2.1 H5, FV-5 METER
50001 to 50674 DB1.7A HS, FV-1 METER NO.
50693 to 50755 DB1.7B HS, FV-1 METER NO.
60000 to 60625 DB1.8 H3, FV-3 METER NO.
60627 to 60690 DB2.2 H3, FV-3 METER



Kind DB1 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB1p1.jpeg

USA meter stamp DB1p1B.jpg

DB1.1. Mannequin “H” (FV-5), July 1929.

With 5 wavy strains contained in the central oval.
“METER NO. (quantity)” within the backside panel.
Meter numbers 10000-14771, 15000-15469, 15472, 15498-15499.

A. All strains within the frank, together with the lettering, are usually of equal weight MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [C]
B. The strains defining the primary inside body line and the oval are heavier than the opposite strains of the frank. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
TM: DC with single line date
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 7, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 8,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 9,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 17,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 18,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 21,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 24¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 13, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 19, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 22, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 25, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 30¢ (15365, 15371, 15498) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 14,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 50¢ (10884, 15072, 15121, 15193, 15215) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 11, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 23¢ (10171, 15101), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg $1 (15115, 15121) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ½ (15253, 15291), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 16 (1080…), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 27 (15434),MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 40 (10884),MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 60 (15388),MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 75¢ (15390) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With Allow quantity at base of city mark:

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½, 2, 3¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1, 6¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5, 8, 10¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

b. Metropolis and state at prime, two dashes at base of city mark:

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3¢ (11627) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20¢ (10010, 11627) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10¢ (10010, 11627) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]

c. 2¢ stamp with “CENT” moderately than “CENTS” (10821) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
d. 10¢ stamp with “CENT” moderately than “CENTS” (15347) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

USA meter stamp DB1p1ee.jpg

e. With massive TM, 26 mm in diameter, moderately than regular TM xx mm in diameter. 1¢ (11632) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “AD’L 1¢ PAID” above frank MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]

-a. Surcharge inverted MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]


Kind DB5 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB1p2.jpeg

DB1.2. Mannequin “M” (FV-1), July 5, 1929.

Very comparable in look to Kind DB1.1A, this stamp has meter quantity 9000 solely.
It was utilized by Pitney Bowes for promotional mailings from July 5, 1929 to later 1930 or early 1931. (See the introduction to Sub-group DB.)
Printed in purple.
TM: DC with two-line date (STAMFORD / CONN.)
Worth:MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]

NOTE: Varieties DB1.2 via DB1.6 have been used with 4 completely different slogans or no slogan. The slogans:

* “X Adhesive Stamps are Out-of-Date!” (discovered largely with meter 9000 but additionally identified in purple with inexperienced 9001 frank)
* “You see increasingly more Metered Mail” (the most typical slogan, discovered with 9000, 9001, 9005, and 9006)
* “IMPORTANT NOTICE Concerning NEW POSTAL RATES” (very uncommon, discovered solely with 9005)
* “NRA” and eagle (very uncommon, discovered solely with 9006)


Kind DB6 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB1p3 9001.jpeg

DB1.3. Mannequin “M” (FV-1), April 1931.

Similar to Kind DB1.2 however the date figures are in a single line moderately than two.
TM: DC with single-line date (STAMFORD / CONN.)
Values / Meter quantity:

1¢, 9001, printed in inexperienced MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
2¢, 9000, printed in purple MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]

a. Inexperienced stamp with slogan in purple: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1¢, 9001 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]

USA meter stamp DB1p3aa.jpeg


Kind DB6b in 2001 version

USA DB2C.jpg

USA meter stamp DB1p4 New York.jpeg

DB1.4. Mannequin “M” (FV-1).

Similar to Kind DB1.Three however the spacing between the city mark and the frank is narrower, 19 mm in comparison with 26 mm with Kind DB1.3.
Meter quantity 9002 solely.

A. “STAMFORD CONN.”, printed in inexperienced MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
B. “NEW YORK”, printed in purple MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
TM: DC with single-line date
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg

NOTE: Kind DB1.4B was utilized by the Ronald Press in New York moderately than by Pitney Bowes. This will have been a short lived emergency set up, or probably Pitney Bowes employed the corporate to deal with a particular mailing.


Kind DB7 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB1p5 tru.jpg

DB1.5. Mannequin “M” (FV-1). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]

Spacing between TM and frank very slender.
Meter quantity 9006 solely (STAMFORD CONN.).
Printed in purple.
TM: massive DC, 26 mm in diameter
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg


Kind DB8 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB1p6.jpeg

USA meter stamp DB1p5.jpeg

DB1.6. Mannequin “M” (FV-1), 29 September 1931 to 22 June 1932.

Similar to Kind DB1.5 with slender spacing however the city mark is smaller, 24 mm in diameter.
Meter numbers 9005 and 9006 (STAMFORD CONN.).
Printed in purple.
TM: small DC, 24 mm in diameter
Values:

1¢, 9006, printed in blue MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
2¢, 9005, printed in purple MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]


NOTE: Moreover the 9000 sequence stamps described in Varieties DB1.2 via DB1.6 a number of others exist. They’re all thought-about proofs as no postally used examples are identified. They’re:

USA meter stamp DB1 9004 proof.jpg

USA meter stamp DB1 9003 proof.jpeg

– Giant 26 mm TM, huge (26 mm) spacing between TM and frank, 2-line or no date:

– 1¢, 9001, STAMFORD, inexperienced
– 1¢, 9002, NEW YORK, inexperienced
– 1½¢, 9004, STAMFORD, brown
– 2¢, 9000, STAMFORD, purple
– As Kind DB1.3, small 24 mm TM, huge (26 mm) spacing, single line or no date:

– 1¢, 9001, NEW YORK, in purple as an alternative of inexperienced
– 1½¢, 9004, NEW YORK, purple
– 2¢, 9003, NEW YORK, purple
– As Kind DB1.6, small 24 mm TM however with multi-line date, slender spacing:

– 3¢, 9005, STAMFORD, purple
– With out TM:

– 1¢, 9002 and 9006, each inexperienced
– 2¢, 9003 and 9005, each purple



Kind DB9 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB1p7.jpg

DB1.7. Mannequin “HS” (FV-1), 17 October 1931.

Similar to Kind DB1.1A however meter quantity in 50000 sequence.

A. All strains within the frank, together with the lettering, are usually of equal weight. Meters 50001-50674 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [S]
B. The strains defining the primary inside body line and the oval are heavier than the opposite strains of the frank. Meters 50693-50755 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [R]
TM: DC with single line date
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 18¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “AD’L 1¢ PAID” above frank MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2¢+1¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]

-a. Surcharge inverted (50201) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]


Kind DB10 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB1p8A.jpg

USA meter stamp DB1p8.jpg

DB1.8. Mannequin “H3” (FV-3), 1 June 1933.

Similar to Kind DB1.1B however meter quantity in 60000 sequence.

A. All strains within the frank, together with the lettering, are usually of equal weight. Meter 60215 solely MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [RRR]
B. The strains defining the primary inside body line and the oval are heavier than the opposite strains of the frank MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [R]
TM: DC, nil
Values♦♦: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]

Eight examples of this stamp are identified to exist, most on cowl or cowl entrance. Three don’t have any city mark and have been used on reply envelopes despatched to Jacques Wolf Firm of Passaic, New Jersey. Two have city mark “PASSAIC / N.J.” and have been used interchangeably with these on reply envelopes between April and November 1935. The final two have city mark “SOUTH PLAINFIELD / N.J.”, and have been utilized by the Cornell-Dubilier Company in 1937.

♦♦ Solely the three cent worth of meter 60215 (A) has been discovered.


Kind DB2 in 2001 version

USA DB3.jpg

DB2.1. Mannequin “H” (FV-5).

As Kind DB1.1B however with “METER” alone earlier than the meter quantity.
Meter numbers 14780-14999, 16000-16148, plus a number of DB1.1 numbers with changed dies.
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]


Kind DB11 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB2p2.jpg

DB2.2. Mannequin “H3” (FV-3).

As Kind DB2.1 however meter quantity in 60000 sequence.
Meter numbers 60626-60690.
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]


Unlisted in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DB2p3.jpg

DB2.3. Mannequin “H” (FV-3).MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

As Kind DB1.1A however with “NO.” faraway from the meter quantity line leaving “METER” (house) and quantity.
Meter quantity 11782 solely.
Two free tapes are identified to exist, the one proven right here and one other with 2 and 10 cent values.
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20¢

NOTE: Meter 11782 first appeared as a standard Kind DB1.1A and was altered sooner or later between 1930 and 1935.

USA DB4.jpg

DB3. Mannequin “HS (FV-1). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

As Varieties DB1.1 and DB2.1 however “P.B. METER” precedes the meter quantity.
One meter solely, 12146.
TM: DC
Worth:MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg


Sub-group DC – Nationwide Postal Meter[edit]

  • Related in look to Sub-group DB, Nationwide Postal Meter (DC) stamps are most simply recognized by the wording within the backside of the frank. The sooner stamps, Varieties DC1.1 via DC1.Three are inscribed “METER NO.” as do most DB sorts, however the meter numbers are often Three and by no means greater than Four digits whereas all DB stamps have 5-digit meter numbers.
  • The worth figures within the circles on the sides of the frank are usually bigger than with the DB stamps, and the triangular ornaments beneath the central oval lengthen farther into the middle of the frank.
  • Date figures are 2- or 3-line.
  • City marks are often double circle (DC) however typically discovered with damaged inside circle (BIC). Two machines are identified with single circle (SC) city mark.
  • A particular attachment for printing stamps on adhesive tapes was out there. Stamps on tape often have a lot narrower spacing than these utilized on to the mail piece.
  • Meter fashions: “A” (Four values, hand feed), “B” (Four values, auto feed), and “M” (single worth)
  • Earliest identified date of use, December 3, 1932.



Varieties DC1 and DC2 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DC1p1A.jpeg

USA meter stamp DC1p1B.jpg

USA meter stamp DC1p1aa.jpg

DC1.1. Mannequin “M” (FV-1), 1932.

Just like Kind DB1.1 with “METER NO. (quantity)” in backside panel.
Frank has 5 parallel wavy strains at middle.
Most simply recognized by the low meter numbers, 42, 101, 225, 452-855, 870-872, 880-901, 1090, 1091, 7700.
Extensive spacing (27 mm) between the city mark and frank.
Multi-line or with out date

A. TM: DC

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6¢ (802) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
B. TM: BIC

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2¢ (643) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]

a. As A, meter quantity with serifs (1090, probably 1091 additionally) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
b. As A, massive meter numbers, taller than “METER NO.” Numbers seen are between 880 and 901.

-1. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1¢ (901)
-2. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg2¢ (880, 882)
-3. MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg3¢ (887, 888, 891, 893, 894, 895, 897, 899)

USA meter stamp DC1p1bb.jpg


Kind DC3 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DC1p2.jpeg

DC1.2. Mannequin “M” (FV-1).

Very slender spacing between the city mark and the frank.
A minimum of 4 meters have been ready particularly for Eastman-Kodak with very slender spacing so the stamps might match within the small house out there on movie mailers.
TM: DC
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2¢:

M# 703, “HOLLYWOOD CALIF.” MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
M# 816, “ROCHESTER N.Y.” MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
M# 852, “FLUSHING N.Y..” MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3¢, M# 840, “CHICAGO ILL.” MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

NOTE: Kind DC1.1 stamps can have slender spacing if printed on tape moderately than on to the mail piece. Kind DC1.2 stamps are by no means printed on tape. Practically all DC1.2 stamps are utilized on to distinctive yellow Eastman-Kodak movie mailers. Just a few of those stamps are identified on common white envelopes mailed by Eastman-Kodak.


Kind DC4 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DC2.jpeg

DC2. Mannequin “M” (FV-1).

As Kind DC1.1 however franked with “N.P. METER” previous meter quantity at backside.
Meter numbers 526, 608, 857-869, 874-879, and 1092.
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]

NOTE: The 1½ worth reads “CENT” moderately than “CENTS”.


Varieties DC5, DC6, and DC7 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DC3p1A.jpeg

USA meter stamp DC3p1B.jpg

USA meter stamp DC3p1C.jpg

DC3.1. Mannequin “M” (FV-1).

As Kind DC1.1 however franked with “N.P.M.” following meter quantity at backside.
Frank has 4 parallel wavy strains at middle moderately than 5.

A. TM: DC, meter numbers 101, 742, 902-1087, 1095-1176, and 1500-1567

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4½¢ (1543) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4 (1561), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6 (1546), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12 (1545), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 18 (912), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 21 (958), MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 24¢ (1568) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
B. TM: BIC, meter numbers 1506-1509, 1513, and 1517 seen. Different might exist.

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
C. TM: SC

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3¢ (1540, EAST STROUDSBURG PA.) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

USA meter stamp DC3p1aa.jpg

a. With “Registered Mail” instead of the city mark: 18¢ (912) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]

NOTE: Most Kind DC3.1 franks are 21-21½ mm sq. however nos. 1500-1516, 1518-1519 are barely smaller at 20-20½ mm sq..


Kind DC8 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DC3p2.jpeg

DC3.2. Mannequin “M” (FV-1).

As Kind DC3.1 however very slender spacing between the city mark and the frank.
A minimum of fourteen meters have been ready particularly for Eastman-Kodak with very slender spacing so the stamps might match within the small house out there on movie mailers.
Identified used with city marks CHICAGO ILL., FLUSHING N.Y., and HOLLYWOOD CALIF.
TM: DC
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½¢ (972, 1030) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3¢ (1512, 1517) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4¢ (1561, 1566) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6¢ (1121, 1546, 1552) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10¢ (1536) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12¢ (995, 1537, 1545, 1567) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 16¢ (1531) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 24¢ (1568) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

NOTE: The NOTE after Kind DC1.2 applies to Kind DC3.2 / DC3.1 as properly.


Varieties DC9, DC10, and DC11 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DC3p3A.jpeg

USA meter stamp DC3p3B.jpg

DC3.3. Fashions “A” and “B” (FV-4).

Similar to Kind DC3.1 however meter quantity within the 5000 sequence.
Frank has 5 parallel wavy strains at middle.
Meter numbers 5000-5499, and 5600-5753

A. TM: DC

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg1,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½,MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 8, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
B. TM: BIC

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6¢ (5007, 5032, 5322, 5719) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 8, MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15¢ (5302) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
C. TM: SC

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1¢ (5449) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With allow quantity at base of TM. Values: 1, 1½, 2, 3, 6¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
b. With city, state, and allow quantity at prime of TM. Worth: 1¢ (5496) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

USA meter stamp DC3p3cc.jpeg

c. As A, TM circles smaller than regular, 23 and 16.5 mm in diameter moderately than 26 and 17 mm:

Worth: 2¢ (5124) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: 3¢ (5124) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]



Sub-group DD – Worldwide Postal Provide Firm[edit]

  • Related in look to Sub-groups DB and DC, the stamps of Sub-group DD are distinguished by the comparatively huge spacing between the inside and outer circles of the city mark. The lettering throughout the city mark is mostly taller and narrower than with DB and DC, and the city identify often, however not at all times, is adopted by a comma.
  • The spacing between the city mark and the frank can differ enormously.
  • The date is at all times a single line.
  • Meter mannequin: “4” (5 values) becoming on mailing machine fashions 2, 3, and 5.
  • Earliest identified date of use, November 2, 1932.


USA DB9A.jpg

DD1. Mannequin “4” (FV-5).

Frank is 22 mm sq. though the width can differ barely on account of slippage throughout printing.
Meter numbers 5000-5169.
TM: DC, usually 24-25 mm in diameter, inside ring 14.5-15 mm in diameter, spacing between rings often 4.5 mm
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 8 : MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 7 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 11 (5044) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15 (5126) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 18¢ (5126) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

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DD2. Mannequin “4” (FV-5).

Similar to Kind DD1 however the frank is narrower, 20 mm huge. As with Kind DD1 the width can differ barely on account of slippage throughout printing.
Meter numbers 5500-5784.
TM: DC as with Kind DD1
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 7 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 8 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 9MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 25¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 13 (5577, 5625, 5677, 5698) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 21¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 24¢ (5502) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4½ (5626) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 14¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 11 (5772) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 16¢ (1543) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

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a. Giant TM, 25.5-26.25 mm in diameter, inside ring 15.5-16 mm in diameter, spacing between rings often 5 mm or bigger. This TM started showing within the later 1940s and have become extra plentiful within the 1950s and 1960s.

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 7 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 9 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 25¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]

NOTE: Kind DD stamps which included “PERMIT No 8″, “P-8” and different variations of this allow quantity are philatelic fabrications produced by Henry Meisel, the founding father of the American Metered Postage Society and writer of the “AMPS Bulletin” which was revealed throughout a lot of the 1940s and into the 1960s. Different philatelic contrivances ready by Meisel have “I.P.S. No.” changing “METER NO.” on the backside of the frank. Meter quantity 5504 has dots added on the sides of the city mark, and meter 5652 has arcs added on the sides.


Sub-group DE – Pitney Bowes[edit]

  • The stamps in Sub-groups DA via DD have been from fastened worth (FV) machines, most of which have been able to printing multiple frank die, every die displaying a unique postage worth. The meters producing Sub-group DE stamps had solely a single frank die, however it contained a spot or gap within the middle into which a small postage worth die may very well be inserted. As a result of postage worth dies will be a lot smaller than dies for an entire frank, the meters might accommodate a wider vary of postage values. The meters that produced Sub-group DE stamps might all print ten completely different postage denominations.
  • Meter mannequin: “HX” (1¢ to 20¢) and “HT” (1¢ to $1), restricted worth machines with ten postage values (LV-10)
  • Earliest identified date of use, October 25, 1932.


Meter numbers used with Kind DE stamps:

Meter no’s catalog quantity frank wording
61000 to 61100’s DE3 P.B. METER
63000 to 67000’s DE3 P.B. METER
70000 to 79999 DE3 P.B. METER
80000 to 80292 DE1A METER NO.
80293 to 80900 DE1B METER NO.
80901 to 81999 DE2 METER
82000 to 82022 DE1B METER NO.
82024 to 82399 DE2 METER
85000 to 86292 DE2 METER
86293 to 87903 DE3 P.B. METER
87904 DE4 P.B. METER
87905 to 88999 DE3 P.B. METER
89000 to 89122 DE2 METER
89123 to 89999 DE3 P.B. METER

  • Meter numbers assigned to Varieties DE1, DE2, and DE3 are discovered often on completely different DE sorts. When machines have been turned in for restore or reconditioning the print-head dies weren’t at all times re-fitted to the identical meter.
  • Meters 61000–62999, 80000–81999 and 89000–89999 have been allotted to the Mannequin HT. Meters 63000–79999 and 82000–88999 have been allotted to the Mannequin HX. Not all numbers have been used.
  • Numbers 82400 to 84999 have been assigned to meters utilized in Canada. Forty-one numbers between 63698 and 88769 have been assigned to meters utilized in The Philippines.


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DE1. Fashions “HT” and “HX” (LV-10).

Meter quantity with “METER NO.” prefix at backside of frank.
Extensive spacing between the city mark and frank besides when utilized to adhesive tape.

A. All strains within the frank are of equal thickness. Meter numbers 80000-80292
B. The oval and the straight line instantly throughout the outer faux-perforation border are thicker than the opposite strains. Meter numbers 80293-80900 and 82000-82022
TM: DC with single-line date
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .11 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .21 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .24 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .30 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .50 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04½ (80356, 80427) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .27 (80324, 80423, 80446) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .14 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .45 (80356) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .60 (80324) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With massive TM, 26-27 mm in diameter, moderately than regular TM 24 mm in diameter: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ (80124) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
b. With “INSURED / No.” left of the city mark
c. With Allow quantity at base of the city mark:

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 (80282) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (80282) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]

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DE2. Fashions “HT” and “HX” (LV-10).

As Kind DE1B however meter quantity with “METER” prefix.
Meter numbers 80901-81999, 82024-82399, 85000-86292, 89000-89122 plus a couple of numbers beforehand used with Kind DE1 dies.
TM: DC with single-line date
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .21 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .50 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .30 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2.00 (81510, 82000) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .23 (82199) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03½ (80676) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .11 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .14 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .25 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .40 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With allow quantity at base of city mark:

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 (80911, 85017) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 (86017) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R/RR]
b. City mark inverted: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 (81908) .08 (86017) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
c. City mark with city and state at prime, clean at backside.

Worth: .01 (“CHICAGO, ILL.” 85373) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: .03 (“SAINT LOUIS, MO.” 85432) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
d. With “Insured No________” at left of city mark (80946) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

SURCHARGE:

-1. “AD’L ½¢ PD” between city mark and frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ½¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]

NOTE: Stamps from earlier machines present a spot between “METER” and the quantity because of the removing of “NO.”.

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DE3. Fashions “HT” and “HX” (LV-10).

As Kind DE1B however meter quantity with “P.B. METER” prefix.
Meter numbers 61000-61100s, 63000-67000s, 70000-79999, 86293-87903, 87905-88999, 89123-89999, plus a couple of numbers beforehand used with Kind DE1 and DE2 dies.
TM: DC with single-line date
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .50 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1.00 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 (87615, 87642) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 02½ (no decimal) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .11 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .14 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .24 (72606, 74966) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With allow quantity at base of city mark:

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S/R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 (75904) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 (74021) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 (75904, 87683) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 (75904) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
b. City mark inverted (63854) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
c. Date inverted: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 (88215) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
d. With out denomination discipline (72736) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
e. With “QUEENS / COUNTY” between city mark and frank (to designate a particular native low cost postal fee) (73435) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
f. Very slender spacing between city mark and frank, and utilized on to cowl (not on tape the place slender spacing is regular) (89648) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR/RRRR?]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “AD’L ⅛¢ PD” between city mark and frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02½ + ⅛¢ (72013) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
-2. “AD’L ¼¢ PD” between city mark and frank:

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 + ¼¢
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ¼¢ (78419) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 + ¼¢ (86360) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
-3. “AD’L ½¢ PD” between city mark and frank:

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ½¢ (64218, 71956) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 + ½¢ (66419) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 + ½¢ (66537) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
-4. “AD’L ¾¢ PD” between city mark and frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ¾¢ (67518) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
-5. “AD’L ⅞¢ PD” between city mark and frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ⅞¢ (67518) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

NOTE: This stamp with A.P.O. at backside of the city mark is cataloged as Kind AR-APO0.2 .


Unlisted in 2001 version

USA stamp type DC3 note.jpg

DE4. Fashions “HT” or “HX” (LV-10). MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

As Kind DE3 however with “P.I. POSTAGE” (Philippine Islands) moderately than “U.S. POSTAGE” at prime.
One meter solely, 87904, utilized in Anniston, Alabama.
TM: DC
Worth seen: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03

NOTE: This stamp is the results of a manufacturing facility error the place a meter ready for the Philippines was mistakenly assigned to a home buyer.


Sub-group DF – Pitney Bowes[edit]

  • The franks are very comparable in look to these of Sub-group DE however are barely bigger (23½ mm sq.), most simply recognized within the taller letters in “U.S. POSTAGE”. Kind DF3.5 is an exception which apparently utilized leftover DE dies.
  • All DF city marks are bigger than used with DE stamps, 26-27 mm in diameter in comparison with 24-25 mm, and all have multi-line date (or no date) until solely the 12 months is proven (often used on bulk mail that was not allowed to point out the date).
  • Meter fashions: “CA” (FV-1) and “CVS” (LV-6)
  • Earliest identified date of use, September 25, 1933.


Meter numbers used with Kind DF stamps:

Meter no’s catalog quantity frank wording TM-frank spacing mannequin
01001 to 01004 DF1 METER NO. slender 5 mm CA (FV-1)
01005 to 01549 DF2.1 METER slender 5 mm CA (FV-1)
01550 to 01829 DF3.1 P.B. METER slender 5 mm CA (FV-1)
01931 to 01970 DF3.1 P.B. METER slender 5 mm CA (FV-1)
05000 to 05286 DF3.2 P.B. METER medium 12 mm CA (FV-1)
50000 DF3.3 P.B. METER huge 23 mm CVS (LV-6)
54000 to 54155 DF3.4 P.B. METER medium 12 mm CVS (LV-6)
54157 to about 54390 DF3.5 P.B. METER medium 12 mm CV/CVS (LV-6)
55000 to 55357 DF2.2 METER huge 23 mm CV (LV-6)
55358 to 56424 DF3.3 P.B. METER huge 23 mm CV (LV-6)
57000 to 59999 DF3.4 P.B. METER medium 12 mm CVS (LV-6)

  • Mannequin CV and Mannequin CVS have been each marketed – they have been each LV-6, however used different-sized slogans.
  • Meter numbers have been allotted as follows: 55000–56424 for the Mannequin CV, 57000–59999 for the Mannequin CVS.
  • The 54000 sequence numbers might have been issued pretty late, probably after 1944.


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DF1. Mannequin “CA” (FV-1).

Meter quantity with “METER NO.” prefix.
Slim (5 mm) spacing between city mark and frank.
Meter numbers 01001-01004
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (01001) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 (01003) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (01002, 01004) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 (0100…) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]


Kind DF2 in 2001 version

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DF2.1. Mannequin “CA” (FV-1).

As Kind DF1 however meter quantity with “METER” prefix.
Meter numbers 01005-01549
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02⅞ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12 (no decimal, 01328) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .17 (01307, 01442, 014430 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 (01430, 01443) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 (01223) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02⅝ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02¾ (01030, 01271, 01476) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .036 (01280, 01444) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 (01223) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .28 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01¼ (01328, 01471) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .21 (01327) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .23 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .038 (012171) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .13 (01117) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .24 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .40 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. Meter quantity digits low and huge: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (01023, 01024) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
b. City mark smaller than regular, 24 mm in diameter): MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (01116) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
c. With “SPECIAL DELIVERY” and arrow left of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .13 (01117) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “ONE CENT ONLY” in middle of city mark, utilized in error on 1 cent meter 01231     [R]
-2. “AD’L 1¢ PD” beneath frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + 1¢ (01467)     [RR]

NOTE: The decrease meter numbers often present a spot between “METER” and the quantity on account of removing of “NO.”


Kind DF5 in 2001 version

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DF2.2. Mannequin “CVS” (LV-6).

As Kind DF2 however huge spacing (23 mm) between the city mark and frank.
Meter numbers 55000-55357
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 01½ (no decimal, 55060) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4½ (no decimal)MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ½ (55166) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]


Kind DF3 in 2001 version

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DF3.1. Mannequin “CA” (FV-1).

As Varieties DF1 and DF2.1 however meter quantity with “P.B. METER” prefix.
Meter numbers 01550-01829, 01931-01970
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02⅝ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02¾ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 (01762, 01794, 01947) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ (01560, 01947, 01956) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2½ (no decimal) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02⅞ (01586) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .038 (01651) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .17 (01695) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .22 (01744) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .24 (01627, 01941) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .30 (01734) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .36 (01698, 01734) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With allow quantity at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
b. City and state at prime of city mark, clean at backside:

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 (01947) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 (01563) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “AD’L ⅛¢ PD” between city mark and frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ + ⅛¢ (01956) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
-2. “AD’L 1¢ PD” beneath frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + 1¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]


Kind DF4 in 2001 version

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DF3.2. Mannequin “CA” (FV-1).

As Kind DF3.1 however spacing between the city mark and the frank is wider at roughly 11-12 mm.
Meter numbers 05000-05286
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .13 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01¼ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02⅝ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .13 (05106, 05158, 05224) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½ (no decimal) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2½ (no decimal, 05033, 05252) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4½ (no decimal) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .21 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .23 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .24 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .26 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .27 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .28 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .29 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .30 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .31 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .36 (05228, 05275) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .014 (05178) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .016 (05117, 05172) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .017 (05112) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02¾ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04½ (05112, 05131) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 8.4 (05067, 05158, 05194, 05225) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 9 (05010) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .16 (05203, 05209) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .4½ (05131) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .063MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06½ (05013, 05019) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 77 (05102, 05273) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10.4 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10.9 (05072) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .17 (05013, 05194) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 (05128, 05191) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .39 (05119) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07½ (05233) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 79 (05120) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 (05104, 05267) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .11 (05128) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12.5 (05072) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .19 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .22 (05044) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .34 (05219) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .35 (05014) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .42 (05014) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .43 (05286) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

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a. With allow quantity at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 (05178) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
b. With cent signal (¢) added after the worth determine: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10.4¢ (05076) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “AD’L ⅛¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02½ + ⅛¢ (05033) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
-2. “AD’L ½¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 +½¢ (05182) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
-3. “AD’L 1¢ PD.” beneath frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 +1¢ (05236) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
-4. “Advert’l 1¢ Pd.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 +1¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]

-a. Surcharge inverted: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 +1¢ (05131) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]


Kind DF6 in 2001 version

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DF3.3. Mannequin “CVS” (LV-6).

As Varieties DF3.1 and DF3.2 however huge spacing (23 mm) between the city mark and frank.
Meter numbers 50000, 55358-56424
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .3½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .36MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ (55600)[ [File:MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg|12px]][RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 (55945) : MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With allow quantity at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S/R]
b. State and allow quantity at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (55418) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
c. City, state, and allow quantity at prime of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (55418) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
d. City and state at prime of city mark, clean at backside: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (“CHICAGO ILL.” 55566) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR//RRRR]
e. City at prime of city mark, clean at backside (no state): MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (“CHICAGO” 56320) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR//RRRR]

NOTES:

  • Meter quantity 50000 was assigned to WOR radio station of New York. It was intentionally requested as a result of the station was pleased with its 50000 watts broadcasting energy.
  • Meter quantity 55539 with cut-outs within the sides of the city mark rings is a philatelic fabrication ready by Henry Meisel. (See the NOTE following Kind DD2.)


Kind DF7 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DF3p4.jpeg

DF3.4. Mannequin “CVS” (LV-6).

Similar in look to Kind DF3.2, “P.B. METER” prefix, medium spacing, however meter quantity in 50000 sequence.
Meter numbers 54000-54156, 57000-59999, plus a number of DF3.Three numbers in 55000 and 56000 sequence that have been reassigned after restore and rebuilding of returned meters.
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .1½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½ (no decimal) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2⅝ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2⅞ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 36MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .11 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .25 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .30 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04½ (59460) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 04½ (no decimal) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .13 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .3½ (57920) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 42MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .16 (56258, 57851, 59240, 59773) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .21 (59941) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .24 (59106, 59511, 59615, 59865) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 38 (57686) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .4½ (59446) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .40 (59172) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With allow quantity at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg.06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
b. State and allow quantity at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (59625) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (58977) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
c. City, state, and allow quantity at prime of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (58397) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½ (58977, 59587) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
d. City and state at prime of city mark, clean at backside: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
e. City identify with Zone quantity: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (59511) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 (59511) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S/R]
f. Just like e however with Zone quantity eliminated leaving a clean house within the city identify: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (59123) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½ (59123) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 (all 55819, 57544, 58538, 59243, 59528) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
g. With ZIP code at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 (56247, 57035, 59148) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 (54146, 59316, 59821) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 (57930, 59774) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S/R]
h. City mark inverted: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1½ (59092) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg.02 (57334) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 (58939) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
j. City mark “BROOKLYN, N.Y. / QUEENS COUNTY” (to designate a particular native low cost postal fee): MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (59030) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 (59030) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
okay. Lettering inside city mark with serifs (regionally crafted provisional city mark): “KANSAS CITY, MO. / Sec. 562 P.L.&R.” (53138) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “AD’L ⅛¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02½ + ⅛¢ (54102, 54112, 58889, 59469, 59661) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ + ⅛¢ (57327, 59469, 59576, 59625) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
-2. “AD’L ¼¢ PD.” in middle of city mark:

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 + ¼¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ + ¼¢ (58157, 59576) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
-3. “AD’L ⅜¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2½ + ⅜¢ (59812) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
-4. “AD’L ½¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 +½¢ (59030, 59120, 59320, 59624, 59949) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
-5. “AD’L ¾¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ¾¢ (57327, 58100) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
-6. “AD’L ⅞¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ⅞¢ (57327) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
-7. “AD’L 0.6¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 + 0.6¢ (59410) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
-8. “AD’L 1¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 +1¢ (58324) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]


Kind DF8 in 2001 version

USA meter stamp DF3p5.jpg

DF3.5. Mannequin “CVS” (LV-6).

As Kind DF3.Four spacing however the frank is smaller (22 mm sq. moderately than 24 mm sq.). The frank is the truth is equivalent to that used for Kind DE3.
Meter numbers 54157 to at the very least 54390, probably increased.
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .08 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .1½ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .13 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2⅞ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 (54165, 54168) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 (54233, 54237) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ (57920) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2½ (no decimal) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4½ (54248) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .16 (54223) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .11 (54368) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 (54267) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .24 (54223) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .36 (54196) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

a. With city and state at prime of city mark, clean at backside: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 (54151) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 (54151) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
b. Allow quantity at base of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 (54188) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
c. ZIP code at base of city mark:

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 (54253) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 (54209) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 (54146, 54?36) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

SURCHARGES:

-1. “AD’L ⅛¢ PD.” in middle of city mark:

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2½ + ⅛¢ (54273) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 + ⅛¢ (54273) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
-2. “AD’L ¼¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .2½ + ¼¢ MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]
-3. “AD’L ½¢ PD.” in middle of city mark: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 + ½¢ (54254) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]


Sub-group DG – U. S. Postal Meter Company[edit]

  • The franks are very comparable in look to these of Sub-group DF however all have “US METER” prefix to the meter quantity.
  • The spacing between the city mark and frank may be very slender, 2-5 mm.
  • All have single-line dates.
  • Just a few machines have sanserif worth figures however most have worth figures with serifs.
  • Meter mannequin: “6-D” (LV-6)
  • Earliest seen is from April 1937.


USA DC7.jpg

DG1. Mannequin “6-D” (LV-6).

Frank 24 mm sq..
All strains throughout the frank are of equal thickness.
Two meters solely, 1000 and 1003.
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02, .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

NOTE. For the reason that meter was able to printing six completely different postage values, at the very least two different values than the these listed above should exist. A interval promoting flier for U.S. Postage Meter machines footage complete values .01 via .06.

USA meter stamp DG2.jpeg

DG2. Mannequin “6-D” (LV-6).

As Kind DG1 however the oval across the worth figures and the straight border line instantly throughout the faux-perforation border are thicker than the opposite strains.
Meter numbers 1002, 1004-1383 (not all numbers used).
TM: DC
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]

USA meter stamp DG2aa.jpeg

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .05 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .06 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .04 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .09 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .18 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .14 (1056, 1232) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .21 (1056, 1232, 1238) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2½ (1193, 1222) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .07 (1056, 1179, 1238) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg ½ (1193) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .28 (1056) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .30 (1057) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .35 (1056, 1179) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .42 (1056) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

USA meter stamp DG2bb.jpeg

a. City mark exhibits city identify (“NEW YORK”) with out state abbreviation: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (1358) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg [RRR]
b. City mark: “BROOKLYN, N.Y. / QUEENS COUNTY” (to designate a particular native low cost postal fee):

Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .01 (1264) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .02 (1046, 1264) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (1264) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
c. Very huge (27 mm) spacing between city mark and frank: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg .03 (1060) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]

USA meter stamp DG2cc.jpeg


Sub-group DH – Worldwide Postal Provide Company[edit]

  • Middle of frank has two concentric ovals with squared off sides.
  • Meter quantity prefixed by “METER NO.”.
  • All have double circle city mark with single line date. The lettering within the city mark is mostly tall and slender with a comma following the city identify.
  • The spacing between the city mark and frank is often round 14 mm. Impressions on tape often have narrower spacing.
  • Meter mannequin: “4” (5 values) becoming on mailing machine fashions 2, 3, and 5.
  • Earliest seen is from June 1938.


USA DC8.jpg

DH1. Mannequin “4” (LV-5).

Meter numbers 6000-6196.
Diameter of city mark circles is 24-25 mm and 14.5-15 mm with 4.5-5 mm house between.
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 5 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 7 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 8 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 9 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 25 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 50 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[S]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpgMeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 12 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 14 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 18 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg] 21 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 24 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 16 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 26 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 29 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 30 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 40 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 23 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 27 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 31 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 33 (6007) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 13 (6172) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 28 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 34 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 37 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

USA meter stamp DH1aa.jpeg

a. Giant TM, 25.5-26.5 mm in diameter, inside ring 15.5-16 mm in diameter, spacing between rings often 5 mm or bigger. This TM started showing within the later 1940s and have become extra plentiful within the 1950s and 1960s.

Worth: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 3 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[C]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 1 (6085) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 4 (6064, 6130) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 6 (6162) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[R]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 10 (6131, 6156) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 25 (6158) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRR]
Values: MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 2 (6042) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 15 MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 20 (6042, 6156) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg 31 (6171) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[RRRR]

USA meter stamp DH1 note.jpg

b. 1½ denomination with fraction bar horizontal (6105) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[?]
c. 1½ denomination with fraction bar reversed, falling from left to proper (6122) MeterCat 5 spaces.jpg[?]

NOTE: Variations within the font and measurement of the worth figures exist. (See at proper.) No sample has but been discerned .



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