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Welcome to the Official

Meter Stamp Society Web Pages

    The Meter Stamp Society, an APS affiliate, is dedicated to the collection of metered and digital postage stamps. These include topical slogans on postage meter stamps, computer postage (CVP), framas, photostamps and similar items.  The Society sponsors a meeting at national philatelic shows about every 18 to 24 months.  The next meeting will be at the international show New York 2016.




    The MSS is an non-profit organization and an eBay Giving Works member. Sell an item on eBay and donate a portion (up to 100%) of the proceeds to the MSS as tax deductable donation.


MSS Auctions will appear almost weekly on eBay. Look for Seller Meterstampsociety.



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News Items



International Postage
Meter Stamp Catalog

Online Second Edition
Now Complete 260 countries: Abu Dhabi to Zimbabwe.

Full descriptions and cataloging of every postage meter stamp
from every country that ever used a postage meter.



Rudolph Arrives at Postal Kiosks
Now known as the SSK (Self Service Kiosk)

Rudolph stamps were supposed to arrive November 6, 2014.
Earliest known appeared a few days later.

 USPS Spiderman and Flag at APCs

    Two new preprinted stamps introduced at selected APC Kiosks in Early April 2014. Still at some APCs as of October 2014. The USPS anounced in August that a Rudolph stamp would appear in November. No reports of that as of Mid-October.
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News Page

Canadian Vending Kiosks Removed 

    The trial for the WincorNixdorf vending machines in a number of post offices and commercial stores in Canada ended during the first week of August 2013. All the machines were removed from their locations.
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News Page


          UK Wincor-Nixdof and Hytech
ATM Catalog

     John McCallum of the UK has prepared the 90 page Wincor-Nixdorf and Hytech ATM Stamps catalog 1st edition. While the Wincor-Nixdorf kiosks were not successful in Canada they are still very successful in the UK. This catalog provides images of the Wincor-Nixdorf  and Hytech kiosk ATM stamps as well as the machines themselves.
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Society Information




CVP, Custom Postage and
Postage Meter Catalogs



Computer Vended Postage
USA:USA Variable Denomination Stamps (1989-2013)
Karim Roder
CVP postage (aka PC Postage) of the USA covered in this catalog is printed  at a personal computer or a vending machine.
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Personalized Postage

United States Personalized Postage

Charlie Gore, Otto Bergman, Joann Lenz
US Custom Postage generally contains an image provided by the user or an image that the vendor wants to market. The stamp sheets are printed by the vendor and mailed to the user. These stamps are used very much like normal stamps. In the US all of these stamps have some form of IBI (intelligent barcode indicia) barcode.

Society.com                                     Free

Note: This site has moved to the MSS website and needs lots of work. If you have information that we can add to the Catalog please contact us.

raditional Postage Meters
The International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog
Joel Hawkins and Richard Stambaugh
Traditional postage meter stamps that are generally dated and used on that date are listed in this catalog. This catalog covers all countries of the world that ever used postage meters.
Note that the original bound volume of this catalog is still available at:  pbbooks.com/meter.htm



Membership Dues

Membership Rates!

Worldwide Web Delivery Only***

$10 one year

US First Class Mail Delivery*

$24 one year

$45 two years

International First Class Mail*

$45 one year

$85 two years


    *First Class Mail for US and International delivery will also include web delivery if you request it. The web delivery issue is in COLOR.

   ***Please provide an email address for this choise.

    To Join the MSS please click the "Join Us" button" above, download the form. Sent it with payment in US Dollars by Postal or Bank Money Order or a Check drawn on a US Bank to our Secretary Treasurer.  
   Dues may also be paid using PayPal to our Secretary Treasure's address


  Meter Stamps Society Quarterly Bulletin

The Bulletin is the international news source for collectors of a wide range of postage stamps known a 'meters'. This includes prints from the traditional postage meter as well as  more modern additions of Computer Vended Postage and Personal Postage. The Bulletin is published quarterly. All member may download the issues from our Yahoogroups members only website. Membership can also include a copy mailed to your door.

The members only Bulletin delivery site is:


Instructions for obtaining the MSSQB by Web Delivery may be downloaded HERE.


Indexes to the Meter Stamp Society Quarterly Bulletin are available on the Index page. These go back to the start in 1948.

In addition all issues of the Bulletin from 1948 to present are available on CD in searchable PDF format. See our Library.


Curious about our Quarterly Bulletin? Download a sample issue Autumn 2011 after our MSS meeting at StampShow 2011.

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What we Collect:

1. Postage Meter     


    a. Topical Slogan


    b. Postage Meter


    e. Postage Meter


    f. Postage Meter


    g. Town Names


           by State or


2. Computer Meter


3. Digital Meter  Stamps

4. APC (Automated

     Postal Center)


5. Automat Stamps     


    a. Frama Vending


    b. Klussendorf


         Postage Stamps

6. Photostamps

     Personal Postage

     Personalised Stamps

   Custom Postage

7. Tax Revenue Meter


8. Magazine Ads for

    Postage Meters



The Meter Stamp Society Discussion Group



Located at:

as the 'meterstampsociety'


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Membership open to all interested in collecting postage meter stamps and related topics.

You do not have to be a member of the MSS but it helps!




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