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Meter Stamp Society - Helpful Links

 

Caution. Before surfing the web please make sure you use a good anti-virus program like Norton Antivirus it should be up to date.

 

The Meter Stamp Society Data Center

Maintained by Alan Draves

www.meterstamp.com  (note: meterstamp singular)

Contains:                  

  1. US Meter Town List

  2. Canada Meter Town List

  3. PVI List: Post Office Meters 

 

American Philatelic Society

www.stamps.org

Premier American Stamp Collecting Organization

with APRL, an excellent Philatelic library.

 

Turtle Meter Stamps
http://turtlemeterstamp.altervista.org/

Collecting Meter Stamps of Scouting

www.sossi.org/meters/meters.htm

 

 

National Postal Museum (Smithsonian)

www.arago.si.edu

The National Postal Museum is building a postal history web site.  MSS members are helping identify meter items.  This is a work in progress. 

 

Modern US Postal History by Joann Lenz

Mixture of topics including APC, photo stamps and computer postage.

http://stampsjoann.net

 

Neopost Webnet Stamps

The story of the first Neopost experiments

http://cvpcollector.tripod.com/index.html

 

 

PVI Primer

Interesting presentation of the USPS PVI stamps.

www.iomoon.com/pvi.html

Backup file.

 

 

CRAIG SELIG

Computer Vended Postage (PhotoStamps, NetStamps, PictureitPostage)

www.pnc3.com

Note: Craig Selig is a dealer of this type of postage.  The site provides so much information about these types of materials that we feel it is appropriate to include this site.

 

 

Topical postmarks, Topical Stamps, Topical Meter Slogan Covers

Loic Marchat  Loic(at)fcsport.com

http://postmarks.tripod.com

Note: This is a dealer of topical material, including meters and stamps.  However, it has such an extensive amount of information we feel that it is appropriate to include this site.

Turtle Topical Meters Worldwide

Miriam Tartamimmi provides an extensive presentation of worldwide meters with turtle themed slogans.

http://utenti.lycos.it/turtlemeterstamps/

 

The Philatelic Database

This database site contains much information. It has a listing of US Post Offices should be up soon.

www.philatelicdatabase.com

Studiegroep Frankeerstempels Gemeenten

www.frankeerstempel.nl  

Meters in the Netherlands.  Click "overzichen" to see a list of all meter models since their introduction.

Botswana Meter Marks

www.postalhistory.ca

A study of Botswana by Gordon Smith of Canada.

 

Search Engines

www.google.com

www.yahoo.com

www.metacrawler.com

Search "meter stamp(s)" "postage meter(s)".

Each search engine gives different results.

American Topical Association

www.americantopicalassn.org/

Use Google or Yahoo to search "Current Site" for numerous articles that discuss the use of meter stamps in a topical collection.

Meters from all over the World

kjell.smult.com/meterstamp.htm

Discussion of Meter Stamps with Gallery.

 

Linns Stamp News

www.linns.com

Premier Stamp Newspaper.

Search site for "meters" and "postage meter". Note that many of the past Linn's articles are noted in the Bibliography section of this website.

 

Japanese Language Site

http://www.kcc.zaq.ne.jp/dfblr507/index/

Use Google Translation Tools page to translate the Japanese text. Good coverage of Japanese and other world meters.

Photos of Old Postage Meters

www.worldmeterstamps.com/machines.html

Also

www.worldmeterstamps.com/meter_stamp_reflections.html

AICAM

The Italian Association of Meter Stamp Collectors

www.aicam.org/chisiamo_uk.html

 

Automated Philately Journal

Taiwan ATM (aka Computer Vended Postage) Issues

http://www.ateeme.net/anglesw/atw_07roc.htm

Zininsky Stamps
http://www.zirinskystamps.com/Publications.html
Publications page included numerous monographs, including meter listings for the following countires:
Barbadoes
Botswana
Caribbean
St. Lucia
St. Pierre & Maquelon
Papau New Guinea Personal Postage Stamps
"Parcels, Packages and More! - The History of the U.S. Postal Service"
History of the US Postal Service
http://www.sourceconsulting.com/parcels-packages-and-more-the-history-of-the-us-postal-service

This link suggested by camp members at Camp Nazareth in the State of Washington who used this website for some of their history research work. Good work ladies!
ATM Stamps

Variable the quarterly of ATEEME is the journal for ATM stamps worldwide.
www.ateeme.net
For Pitney Bowes kiosks check out
http://www.ateeme.net/anglesw/aus_11pitney.htm

See more about ATM stamps worldwide in our Library.


Postage Meter Vendors in the US and Canada

Pitney Bowes
www.pitneybowessmallbusiness.com
www.pitneyworks.com
www.pb.com

Francotyp Postalia
www.fp-usa.com/

Neopost
www.neopost.com/
Vendors of Custom Postage in the USA
www.Stamps.com
photo.stamps.com/Store/

www.dymoendicia.com
www.pictureitpostage.com/
www.Zazzle.com
www.zazzle.com/e+stamps
www.pbcustomprint.com/
www.zazzle.com/pb/line/id-cs
USPS store:
store.usps.com/store/browse/category.jsp?  categoryId=catBuyCustomPostage

Plus numerous subsidiary vendors.

Custom Postage in Canada
www.canadapost.com
search for Picture Postage
www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/personal/productsservices/atoz/picturepostage.jsf
Postal History Corner
A group of blogs operated by Andrew Liptak are available for postal history of Canada, Netherlands and the Phillipines. While these are mostly about postal history there are a few articles about postage meters.
Canada
http://postalhistorycorner.blogspot.ca
Great Britain George VI
http://greatbritainphilately.blogspot.ca
Netherlands
http://netherlandspostalhistory.blogspot.ca
Philippines
http://philphilately.blogspot.ca

One article about spray cancel technology is at:
http://postalhistorycorner.blogspot.com/2013/07/inkjet-postmarks.html

Meter Franking Machines of Belgium
http://www.frankeermachinearchief.be/

 

 
         
         

 

 

 

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