Meters catalogue

the meters listed hereunder have been used or are in use by clubs, manufacturers, publishers or others and represent chess as subject


Items already "Checkmate" classed - numbered : Mnn


M1 : Chess Sutton Coldfields, England.
Dealers in chess goods and publishers of the magazine "Chess".

A : Sutton Coldfield , Birgmingham. Monogram of king George VI "G VI R" - used 1951-1954
B :
Same as A , but with monogram of queen Elizabeth II, "E II R" - used 1954-1961
C : Sutton Coldfield , Warwickshire - used 1962-1969
D : New design - used 1969-1975
Ea,b,c :
Same as D , but Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. with different machine numbers : (RM1600/RR53114/HF15558) , used 1975-


A : Sutton Coldfield , Birgmingham. Monogram of king George VI "G VI R" - used 1951-1954

B : Same as A , but with monogram of queen Elizabeth II, "E II R" - used 1954-1961

C : Sutton Coldfield , Warwickshire - used 1962-1969

D : New design m.n."RN 438" - used 1969-1975

Ea : Same as D , but Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. machine number "RM 1600" - used 1976-

Eb : Same as D , but Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. machine number "RR 53114" - used 1981-

Ec : Same as D , but Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. machine number "HF 15558" - used 1986-

M2 : "Chess Review" , New York, U S A.
Former chess magazine.

A : "It's fun to play chess by mail" - used 1963-19?? (june , Aug)
B : "Give chess for Christmas" - used Dec 1964, 1965 (there are different length of the meter)


A : "It's fun to play chess by mail" - used 1963-??

B : "Give chess for Christmas" - used Dec 1964, 1965 (there are different length of the meter)

M3 : "The Nost", Pittsburg, U S A.
Correspondence Chess Club.

A : Meter publicity, green - used 1960-19??


A : Meter publicity, green - used 1960-19??

M4 : "NF" , Neue Film Verleih GmbH, West Germany.
Meters used by the "NF" Production Company to publicise the film "Schachnovelle" from 1960 ,(the film is based on a story by Stefan Zweig.

A : Berlin-Charlottenburg 2.  (*)
B :
Dusseldorf 6.
C : Frankfurt 6.
D : Hamburg 1.
E : Munich 22.
F :
Munich 23.


A : Berlin-Charlottenburg 2

B : Dusseldorf
 
E :
Munich 22

F :
Munich 23

M5 : Fritz Lohmann, Wildberg, West Germany.
Manufacturers of boards for chess and other games.

A : Meter publicity - WILDBERG - used 197?
B :
Meter publicity - WILDBERG (WURTT) - used 196?


A : Meter publicity - used 1973
A : Meter publicity - used 1963

M6 : Ets Pichon-Vincent, Oyonnax, France.
Manufacturers of chess and other games, "Phidias" the ancient Greek sculptor, symbolizes the firm's hand carved pieces.

A : Meter publicity - used 1961 - ??
B : Meter publicity new version - used 1988 - ??


A : Meter publicity - used 1974

B : Meter publicity - used 1988

M7 : Bohemia, Heiligkreutz-Steinach, West Germany.
Manufacturers of chess.

A : 3 digit to indicate the postage paid - used 19??
B : 4 digit to indicate the postage paid - used 19??


A : 3 digit to indicate the postage paid - used '70

B : 4 digit to indicate the postage paid - used 19??

M8 : G. Henke & Co, West Germany Co
Dealers in chess good.

A : Karlshafen / 3522 - used 1966-
B : Same as A, but Warburg Westf 1 / 353 - used 19??
C : modified type "Spiele-games-jouets, Warburg - used 19??-
D : New type, Warburg Westf 1 / 3530 - used 1979- (Dd : drucksache)
E : New type, Buren - used 1984 -
F :
New type, Buren "DRUCKSACHE" - used 1984-


A : Karlshafen - used 1966-

B : New type, Warburg Westf 1 - used 1973

D : New type, Warburg - used 1979-

Dd : drucksache" , Warburg - used 1983

M9 : Hoogoven chess tournament, Ijmuiden, The Netherland
Meter used by the organizer to publicise the annual tournament.

A : Defective meter omitting the word "schaak" - used 1967-
B : Same as A, cliché SA 501- used 1967-1971
C : Type LOGO PB1467- used 1967-1973
D : Type Flag , PB1467 - used 1977-1978
E : Type Flag , but PB2424 - used 1979-1980
F : like E Flag + 1970 CA , PB 2424 - used 1981-1986
G : Beverwijk 30th Hoogoven tournament - used 1968
H : Beverwijk 45th Hoogoven tournament - used 1983
T : like F but with LOGO P.code 1970 CA (PB2424) - used 1982-83
U : like C but Post code 1970 CA (PB1467) - used 1982
V : like D but Post code 1970 CA (PB1467) - used 1982
X :
like F but P. code 1970 CA but PB2104 - used 1985-87
W : like X but P.B.10439 - used 1988 -1999
Y : like W P.B.10439 but "Corus"- used 2000 -


A : Defective meter omitting the word "schaak" - used 1967-

B : Same as A, cliché SA 501- used 1967-1971

C : Type LOGO PB1467- used 1967-1973
 


D : Type Flag , PB1467 - used 1977-1978


E : Type Flag , but PB2424 - used 1979-1980

F : like E Flag + 1970 CA , PB 2424 - used 1981-1986


 
G : Beverwijk 30th Hoogoven tournament - used 1968


H : Beverwijk 45th Hoogoven tournament - used 1983-


 
T : like F but with LOGO P.code 1970 CA (PB2424) - used 1982-83


U : like C but Post code 1970 CA (PB1467) - used 1982
 


V : like D but Post code 1970 CA (PB1467) - used 1982


X : like F but P. code 1970 CA but PB2104 - used 1985-87
 


W : like X but P.B.10439 - used 1988 -1999

 


Y : like W P.B.10439 but "Corus"- used 2000 -


M10 : Verlag Walter de Gruyter & Co, West Berlin, Germany.
Publisher of the chess magazine "Deutsche Schachzeitung" and chess books

A : Meter publicity, - used 196?-19??


A : Meter publicity, - used 196?-19??

M11 : Editions Carlitt, Attenshwiller, France.
Manufacturer of various games, including chess.

A : Meter publicity, Hegheneim, France - used 1969-


A : Meter publicity, Hegheneim, France - used 1969-

M12 : Die Schwalbe, Wegberg, Germany.
Problem chess club and publishers of the problem chess magazine "Die Schwalbe" ("theSwallow").

A : Meter publicity, - used 19??


A : Meter publicity : Wegberg - used 1971

M13 : The central chess club of USSR, Moscow, USSR.
Black meter with the name and address of club.

A : Meter publicity, black - used 1966-1974
B : Same as A but with postcode - used 1975-


A : Meter publicity, black - used 1966-1974

B : Same as A but with postcode - used 1975-

M14 : Rudi Schmaus, Heildelberg, Germany.
Mail order firm which sells chess books.

A : Meter publicity, - used 19??
Ba : Meter publicity,FS "drucksache" text "Gebohr Bezahlt"  - used 19??
Bb : Meter publicity,FS "drucksache" 2nd type - used 19??
C : Meter publicity,FS "Schachverlag" - used 19??
D : Meter publicity,FS postcode "6900" - used 19??


A : Meter publicity, - used 1972

Ba : Meter publicity, "Drucksache" (Geb.Bez.)- used 1984

Bb : Meter publicity, "Drucksache" 2nd type- used 1992

C : Meter publicity, Schachverlag - used 19??

D : Meter publicity, Schachverlag code 6900 - used 19??

M15 : "Rochade", Maintal, Germany.
Chess magazine ("Rochade" means "Castling").

A : Meter publicity, - used 1974-1979
B : Meter publicity, "ROCHADE" Maintal FS Drucksache - used 1980-?
C : Meter publicity, "EUROPA-ROCHADE" - Drucksache - used 1989-?
D : Meter publicity, "EUROPA-ROCHADE" - used 1989-?
E : Meter publicity, "ROCHADE EUROPA" - Maintal 3 / 63477 - used 1994 -?
F : Meter publicity, - same as E but Drucksache - used 1994-?
G : Meter publicity, - same as E but diff. text - Drucksache - used 1994-?


A : Meter publicity, - used 1974-1979

B : Meter publicity, Drucksache - used 1980-?

C : Meter publicity, Drucksache - used 1989-?

D : Meter publicity, normal - used 1993

E : Meter publicity, "Rochade Europa" - used 1994

F : Meter publicity, "Rochade Europa" / zeitung - used 1994

G : Meter publicity, other text - used 1994

M16 : "Bar-Zim" , Jersey City, U S A.
Dealers in chess and toys.

A : "Game chest Kings of America" - used 197?
B : Same as A , but green - used 197?


A : "Game chest Kings of America" - used 197?
B : Same as A , but green - used 197?

M17 : Schaakhuie (chess house), De Haan, The Netherland
Meter publicity.

A : Meter, Amsterdam - used 25.1.1972-31.1.1974
B : Same as A, but Raalte and without street address - used 1.2.1974-15.9.1975
C : Same as B but Arnhem - used 16.9.1975-  


B : Same as A, but Raalte and without street address - used 1.2.1974-15.9.1975

C : Same as B but Arnhem - used 16.9.1975-

M18 : The chess and draught Club of the Labour Union, Odessa, USSR
Black meter with the name and address of club.

A : Meter, Publicity, black - used 1971(?)-1973
B : Redesigned to include the post code 270001 - used 1973-
X : Club of Lipsia Different design , post code 229701 - used 1978-  


B : Redesigned to include the post code 270001 - used 1973-

X : Club of Lipsia Different design , post code 229701 - used 1978- 

M19 : Librarie Saint Germain, Paris, France
Chess literature.

A : Meter Publicity - used 22.11.1972-1978 (exist red & brown)
B : Meter , different design - used 1978-  


A : Meter Publicity - used 1976 brown version

A : Meter Publicity - used 1977 red version

B : Meter , different design - used 1978-

M20 : "Diffec", Besancon, France
Chess set and literature plus "Europe Echecs".

A : Meter publicity, - used 12.2.1976 -  
B : Meter publicity, - "Europe Echecs" - used 1990 ?
C : Meter publicity, - "Europe Echecs" BP1397 used 12.2.1994 ?
D : Meter publicity, - "Europe Echecs" E.P.O used 1997 ? 


A : Meter publicity, - used 12.2.1976-

B : Meter publicity, - "Europe Echecs" - used 1990

C : Meter publicity, - "Europe Echecs" BP1397 used 1994 ?

D : Meter publicity, - "Europe Echecs" E.P.O used 1997 ?

M21 : "Schach Echo", Weilrod, Germany
Chess magazine.

A : Meter publicity, - used .3.1976-  
B : New design, 3 different, - used 1990 (?) -


A : Meter publicity, - used .3.1976-

B : New design, 3 different, - used 1990 (?) -

M22 : "Dipla-Verlag", Marktheindenfeld, Germany.
?.

A : Meter publicity, - Marktheindenfeld used 19??


A : Meter publicity, - used 1978

M23 : Different meters , Newburgh, U S A.
USCF publicity.

A : "You plus two =  USCF membership builder" - used 1977
B : "CHESS: the thinking man's game" - used 1978-
C : "USCF membership make great christmas gift" - used 1978-
D : "Give chess for christmas" - used 1978-
X : "Move with us U.S. chess federation" - used 1980-
Y : "Pawn Power" - used 1979-


A : "You plus two =  USCF membership builder" - used 1977

B : "CHESS: the thinking man's game" - used 1978-


C : "USCF membership make great christmas gift" - used 1978-
 


D : "Give chess for christmas" - used 1978-


X : "Move with us U.S. chess federation" - used 1980-

Y : "Pawn Power" - used 1979-


M24 : "Europa-Grossfiguren-Spiele , Moravia", Wiesbaden 1, Germany
Chess for garden.

A : Meter publicity, "Drucksache" - used 1978-  
B : Meter publicity, - used 1978-  


A : "Drucksache" version, - used 1978-

B : Meter publicity, - used 1978-

M25 : "Joachim Beyer Verlag", Hollfeld 1, Germany
Analisys ... .

A : Meter publicity, - used 1978 (?)-  


A : Meter publicity, - used 1978 (?)-

M26 : "Wolf's Schachversand", Bad Kohlgrub, Germany
??.

A : Meter publicity, - used 1978 (?)-  


A : Meter publicity, - used 1978 (?)-

M27 : "..", Riga, Lettonia
??.

A : Meter publicity, - used 1980-
B : Meter publicity, new type, - used 1983-  

A : Meter publicity, - used 1980- B : Meter publicity, new type, - used 1983-

M28 : "E.S.I", Naples, Italy
Publisher of the chess magazine "Scacco" and chess books.

A : Meter publicity, - used 1981 (?)-  


A : Meter publicity, - used 1981 (?)-

M29 : "Dieter Wegner", Wuppertal FS, Germany.
?.

A : Meter publicity, - used 19??

A : Meter publicity, - used 19??

M30 : "British chess Federation", St Leonard-on-sea, G.B.
red meter for the British chess federation mail sending.

Aa,b : Meter publicity, "EAST SUSSEX" - used 1983 (?) - exists with 2 different machine number : "J281P" and "2N 613AM"
B : Meter publicity, "E. SUSSEX" "2NE 16159" - used 1989 - 1996  


Aa : Meter publicity, "EAST SUSSEX" m.n. "J281P" - used 1983 (?)-

Ab : Meter publicity, "EAST SUSSEX" m.n. "2N 613AM" - used 1985 - 1988

B : Meter publicity, "E. SUSSEX" m.n. "2NE 16159" - used 1989 - 1996

M31 : "Schachbund NRW", Duisburg 1, Germany
??.

A : Meter publicity, - used 1984 (?) - 1994 (?)
B : Meter publicity, 2nd type - used 1994 (?)-  


A : Meter publicity, - used 1984 (?)-

B : Meter publicity, 2nd type - used 1994 (?)-

M32 : "Deutscher Schachbund", Berlin 15, Germany
??.

A : Meter publicity, Berlin 15 - used 1985 (?)-  
B : Meter publicity, Berlin 33 - 1000 - used 1987 (?)-
C : Meter publicity, Berlin 33 - 14197 - used 1994 (?)-


A : Meter publicity, Berlin 15 - used 1985 (?)-

B : Meter publicity, Berlin 33 - used 1987 (?)-

C : Meter publicity, Berlin 33 / 14197 - used 1994 -

M33 : "Sahovski Informator", Beograd, Jugoslavija
Publisher of the chess year book.

A : Meter publicity, - used 1985 (?)-  


A : Meter publicity, - used 1985 -

Double Items Mnn for exchange or sale :

M1D
"RN 438" 1971 - M1E"RR 53114" 1982 , "RR 53114" 1984 , "HF 15558" 1986
M2A"PB 174200" Aug 1963  
M9BJan 1969 - M9C: "PB 1467" 1971 , "PB 1467" 1973 , "PB 1467" 1974 - M9D: "PB 1467" 1978 - M9E: "PB 2424" 1980 
M10A"Berlin 30" April 1977  
M13B"121019 Moscow" July 1983  
M17B"FR16722" Mar 1974 
M18B"270001 Odessa" 1978 , "270001 Odessa" 1980 
M20A"Besancon" 1978  
M21A"Weilrod 3" 1985  
M24A"cutting" 1981  
M25A"Hollfeld 1" 1978  
M26A "WOLF'S" 1978  
M28A"Napoli" 1982"Napoli" 1983 , "Napoli" 1984 
M30A"J281P" Apr. 1984 ,  


 

Peripheral Items already "Checkmate" classed - numbered : Pnn


P1 : "Nuovo Circolo degli Scacchi",Rome, Italy
The "new Circle of Chess" , an exclusive Circle in Rome of the upper middle class, which was granted the authorization to frank its correspondence with its own postal cancel.

A : Semi official postmark - used 1920 - 1969 
B : New version - used 1970 - ? 


A : Semi official postmark - used 1920 - 1969

B : New version - used 1970 - ? 

P6 : "Action against Heart disease",Wien, Austria
The original design was renewed during the periodo of use : 25.4-31.12.1971.

A : Machine slogan postmark - used 1971


A : Machine slogan postmark - used 1971

Double Items Pnn for exchange or sale :

P1A
"Rome" 1932 , "Rome" 1948 , "Rome" 1951


 

Items already listed in the "Checkmate" catalogue, but without a real connection with chess game : Rnn


R1 : "Springer Verlag", Berlin, Germany
Publishing company having a chess knight in their emblem (more information in the GSM bulletins 48, 57, 58, 59, 60,  62 ...... ).

OS=Place-postmark , WE=Advertising , WS=Value-postmark

First period before 1931-1945 (type 0 : OS-WE-WS "Deutsche Reichspost")

B1a : Meter - Berlin W Deutsches Reich "Julius Springer .."  1931-1934 WS 3digit
B1b : Meter - Berlin W Deutsches Reich "Julius Springer .."  1931-1934 WS 4digit
B2a :
Meter - Berlin W9 Deutsches Reich "Julius Springer .."  1934-1936 WS 4digit
B3a : Meter - Berlin W9 Deutsche Reichspost "Julius Springer ..."  1936-1945 4digit
B3b : Meter - Berlin W9 same as B3a but OS:2 ring , WS: 3digit 1936-1945
B3c : Meter - Berlin W9 same as B3b but WE: "Springer-Verlag" 1936- <1945


B2a : Berlin W9 Deutsche Reichspost "Julius Springer" - 1937

B3a : Berlin W9 Deutsche Reichspost "Julius Springer" - 1938

B3c : Berlin W9 Deutsche Reichspost "Springer-Verlag" - 1943

Second period after 1945
(type 1 : OS-WE normally "Springer-Verlag"-WS)

a : Meter - Berlin W33- Deutsche Post - 1945 - 1956 ?
b : Meter - Berlin Wilmersdorf1- Deutsche Bundespost - 1956 to ?
c : Meter - Berlin Wilmersdorf1- Deutsche Bundespost (WE.left)
d : Meter - Berlin Wilmersdorf1- Deutsche Bundespost - 1956 to ?
e : Meter - Berlin W35- Deutsche Bundespost - 1956 to ?
f : Meter  - Berlin W35 - Deutsche Bundespost (bigger WE) - 1961 to ?
g : Meter - Berlin 31- Deutsche Bundespost (WE.left) - 1956 to ?
h : Meter - Berlin 31- Deutsche Bundespost - 1956 to ?
i : Meter - Berlin 31- Deutsche Bundespost  - 1956 to ?


a : Meter publicity, - Deutsche Post - 1954

f : Meter publicity, - Deutsche Bundespost - 1957

j : Meter - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost (WE.left, WS 4n) - 1960 to ?
k : Meter - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost (WE middle) - 1960 to ?
l : Meter - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost (WE left) - 1960 to ?
m : Meter - Heidelberg 1- Deutsche Bundespost (WE middle) - 1960 to ?
n : Meter - Heidelberg 1 - same as m but post code 69 - 1961 to ?
o : Meter - Heidelberg 1- Deutsche Bundespost (WE.left 4lines) - 1965 to ?


j : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost - 1971

Second period after 1945
(type 2 : WE normally "125 jahre Springer-Verlag" in a box-OS-WS)
     ( BOX p-u 40 mm  ,  BOX v-y 46 mm )
p : Meter - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost post code 1 - 1960 to ?
q : Meter - Berlin 33- same as p but WS 4 digit) - 1960 to ?
r : Meter - Berlin 31- Deutsche Bundespost  - 1960 to ?
s : Meter - Bielefeld 2 - Deutsche Bundespost  - 1960 to ?
t : Meter - Heidelberg 1 - Deutsche Bundespost post code 69 - 1961 to ?
u : Meter - Heidelberg 1- same as t but (WS 4 digit) - 1960 to ?
v : Meter - Berlin 31- Deutsche Bundespost - 1960 to ?
w : Meter - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost  - 1960 to ?
x : Meter - Berlin 33- same as w but (WS 4 digit)  - 1960 to ?
y : Meter - Berlin 33- same as w but (WE middle, OS left) - 1960 to ?


r : Meter publicity, - Berlin 31- Deutsche Bundespost - 1967

t : Meter publicity, - Heidelberg 1 - Deutsche Bundespost - 1967

u : Meter publicity, - Heidelberg 1 - 4 digit - 1970

w : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost - 1972

y : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33- same as w but (WE middle, OS left) - 1971

Second period after 1945
(type 3 : WE normally "130 jahre Springer-Verlag" in a box-OS-WS)

z : Meter - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost post code 1 - 1975 to ?
aa : Meter - Berlin 33- same as z but bigger box 44mm - 1975 to ?
bb : Meter - Berlin 33- same as aa but WS big digits   - 1975 to ?
cc : Meter - Berlin 33 - same as z but WE middle - 1975 to ?

(type 4 : WE normally "Springer im Dienst der Wissenshaft" -OS-WS)
dd : Meter - Berlin 33 - Deutsche Bundespost post code 1 - 1964 to ?
ee : Meter - Bielefeld 1- similar to dd (WS 4 digit) - 1964 to ?
ff : Meter - Heidelberg 1 - similar to ee - 1964 to ?
gg : Meter - Heidelberg 1 - Different WE  - 1975 to ?


z : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost - 1976

aa : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33- same as z but bigger box 44m - 1976

bb : Meter - Berlin 33- same as aa but WS big digits - 1975

dd : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33 - Deutsche Bundespost post code 1 - 1976

ff : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33- Deutsche Bundespost - 1976

Second period after 1945
(others of type 1 , 2)

usa : Meter - New York- "1974 Ten Years in NY" - 1974 to ?
g1 : Meter - Berlin 31- same as g but "verlag" arranged - 1965 to ?
v1 : Meter - Berlin 31- same as v but WE left   - 1967 to ?
v2 : Meter - Berlin 31 same as v1 but WS 4 digits - 1967 to ?

(others of type 3 , 4)
dd1 : Meter - Berlin 33 - same as dd but WS 3 digits - 1978 to ?
dd2 : Meter - same as dd but diffrenet 33 after Berlin - 1977 to ?
aa1 : Meter - Berlin 33 - same as aa but WS 4 digits - 1974 to ?
ff1 : Meter - Berlin 33 - same as ff but PostCODE "6900" - 1974 to ?
hh : Meter - Berlin 41 - We "Textbooks from Springer"  - 1978 to ?


dd1 : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33- same as dd 3 digit - 1982

ff1 : Meter publicity, - Deutsche Bundespost - 1979

Other items to be classed .. from 1980
(What has happened since until now ... could someone help me ? )

(others of type 3 , 4)
IMG1  : Similar to "dd" but Berlin 33 / 1000 -  - from ? to ?
IMG2  : Meter publicity, - Heidelberg 1 (6900) - "Auslierungs-.."  - from ? to ?
IMG3  : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33 (1000) - "150 years ...."  - from '92 to ?
IMG4  : same text as IMG1 - Berlin 33 (14199) - from ? to ?
IMG5  : same as IMG4 but "infobrief"  - from ? to ?
IMG6  : new text - Berlin 33 (14199) "Springer" - from ? to ?
IMG7  : similar to IMG6, but + text ""entgelt bezahlt" - from ? to ?
IMG8  : Meter publicity, - Heidelberg 1 (69115) - Different WE  - from ? to ?
IMG9  : similar to IMG8, but blue print - from ? to ?


IMG1 : Meter publicity, - Berlin 33 (1000) - 1987

IMG2 : Heidelberg 1 (6900) - "Auslierungs-.." - 1991

IMG3 : Berlin 33 (1000) - "150 years ...." - 1992

IMG4 : same text as IMG1 - Berlin 33 (14199) - 1995

IMG5 : same as IMG4 but "infobrief" - 1996

IMG6 : new text - Berlin 33 (14199) "Springer" - 1998

IMG7 : similar to IMG6, but + text ""entgelt bezahlt" - 1999

IMG8 : Heidelberg 1 (69115) "Springer + brief"- 2001

IMG9 : similar to IMG8, but blue print - 2002

R2 : "Scientific and Medical Publications", New York, USA
Publicity of a company having a chess knight in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - T-N Meter 605354


A : Meter publicity, - T-N Meter 605354 -1972

R3 : "ROSSL - women's shoes", Pirmasens, Germany
Publicity of a company having a chess knight in their meter (Rossl=small horse) .

A : Meter publicity, - 1975 ?


A : Meter publicity, - 1975

R4 : "ROSSLER - Glass & porcelain", Ersigen, Switzerland
Publicity of a company having a chess knight in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. 6416 - 1975 ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. 6416 - 1975

R5 : "SPIELER & HAUBER" Rope Factory, Lindenberg , Germany
Publicity of a company having a chess knight in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - Lindenberg (ALLGAU) m.n. 8998 - 1973 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. 8898 - 1973

R6 : "Platten-Stoll - Tiles & Mosaic", SchwabishHall , Germany
Publicity of a company having a chessboard in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - Schwabish Hall 7 , nr 717 - 1973 ?


A : Meter publicity, - S-H 717 - 1973

R7 : "Bishop Move", England
Publicity of a chain of British removal firm.

A : Meter - Birkenhead - m.n. JF647 - used 1974 ?
B : Meter - Edinburgh - m.n. NO238 - used 1974 ?
C : Meter - Edinburgh - m.n. RR35378 - used 1983 ?
D : Meter - London S.W.I.- m.n. RN 2696 - 1976 ?
E : Meter - London S.W.8 - m.n. 7NE16063 - used 1989 ?
F : Meter - London - m.n. RR 21830 - used 1983 ?
G : Meter - London - m.n. 2 NT 46123 - used 1989 ?


A : Meter publicity, Birkenhead - m.n. JF647 - 1975

B : Meter publicity, Birkenhead - m.n. NO238 - 1975

C : Meter publicity, Edinburgh - m.n. RR35378 - 1983

D : Meter publicity, London S.W.I.- m.n. RN 2696 - 1976

E : Meter publicity, London S.W.8 - m.n. 7NE16063 - 1989

F : Meter publicity, London - m.n. RR 21830 - 1984

G : Meter publicity, London - m.n. 2 NT 46123 - 1989

R8 : "CHECKMATE Fashions Ltd", Leicester, England
Publicity of a company having a chessboard in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. J127C - 1975 ?


A : Meter publicity, - J127C - 1975

R9 : "Madler -Alles fur Schach", Dusseldorf, Germany
Publicity of a company having a chess knight in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - 1990 ? - Dusseldorf 4000
B : Meter publicity, - 1994 ? - Dusseldorf 40474 (*)

 


A : Meter publicity, - 1990

B : Meter publicity, - 1994

R10 : "MARY CHESS - Perfumes", London, England
Publicity of a company having a queen in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. 1 NE 14327 - 1989 ?
B : Meter publicity, - m.n. 6 NE H 833 - 1989 ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. 1 NE 14327 - 1989

B : Meter publicity, - m.n. 6 NE H 833 - 1989

R11 : "FIAT - il nostro e il vostro cavallo di battaglia", Italy
Publicity of FIAT "our and your war-horse" red freemark used 1976 - 1978 fr the "FIAT 131" model.

A : Meter - Brescia (m.n "Mee 4585")
B : Meter - Orbassano - research center - ("Lmae 404-74229")
C :
Meter - Turin (m.n "C.P. Ferr. 1202") 
D : Meter - Turin (m.n "10100 Torino - ET 9000-12150")  
E : Meter - Turin (m.n "10100 Torino - ET 9000-12385")  


A : Meter publicity, - Brescia (m.n "Mee 4585")

B : Meter publicity, - Orbassano - research center - ("Lmae 404-74229")

C : Meter publicity, - Turin (m.n "C.P. Ferr. 1202")

D : Meter publicity, - Turin (m.n "10100 Torino - ET 9000-12150")

E : Meter publicity, - Turin (m.n "10100 Torino - ET 9000-12385")

R12 : "ROSSLER PAPIER", Duren, Germany
Publicity of a company having a chess knight in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - 1976 ?
B : Meter publicity, diferent characters- 1986 ?


A : Meter publicity, - 1976

A : Meter publicity, - 1986

R13 : "SCHUH KONIG women's shoes", Konstanz, Germany
Publicity of a company having a chess Queen in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, Konstanz 1 - 1956 - ?
B : Meter publicity, Konstanz 1 (775) inverted position - 1977 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - 1956

B : Meter publicity, - 1977

R14 : "LE DAMIER DE L'OPERA", France
Publicity of a company (Chess library) having a chessboard in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - Paris - m.n. NL 13072 - 1988 ?
B : Meter publicity, - Montrouge - m.n. VA 6403 - 2004 ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. NL 13072 - 1988

B : Meter publicity, - m.n. VA 6403 - 2004

R15 : "Christian Schach - Strickwarenfabrik", Helmbrechts, Germany
Publicity of a company (Knitwear Factory) having a kind of chess Queen in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - 1976 ?


A : Meter publicity, - 1976

R16 : "Christian Wapler - Spezialauktion", Berlin, Germany
Publicity of a special auction , topics Olympiad, sport, chess, having different chessmen in their meter (more on GSM bul. 63).

A : Meter publicity, - 1980 ?
B : Meter publicity, auction Chess - 1983 ?


A : Meter publicity, - 1980

B : Meter publicity, auction Chess - 1983

R17 : "Balance", Purmerend, The Netherland
Publicity of a manufacturer (chess computer in the text).

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. FM 3971 - used 1987 - 1988 ?
B : Meter publicity, - same as A but curious date error 1997 instead 1987


A : Meter publicity, - 1988

B : Meter publicity, - 1987 error 97 !!

R18 : "Pergamon CHESS", Sutton Coldfield, England
Publisher of the chess magazine.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. 15558 - 1988 ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. 15558 - 1988

R19 : "MAN about TOWN", Durban, South Africa
Publisher of a manufacturers of quality suits & leasurewear having a king in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. FI 1503 - 1979 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. FI 1503 - 1985

R20 : "AVANTAGE DECISIF", France
Publicity of a toy store in Najuac sur Mer - having a chessboard in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. SBA901286 - 2000 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. SBA901286 - 2000 - ?

R21 : "ARGE", Germany
Philatelic thematic communty in Nurneberg , having a knight in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - NURNBERG 45 - 2000 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - NURNBERG 45 - 2000 - ?

R22 : "ASD", Al Schiedam , The Netherlands
Publicity of a company : having a chess knight in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. FM9485 - 1995 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. FM9485 - 1995

R23 : "H & S - JB", Bergvlei, South Africa
Publicity of Hodder & Stroughton House - having some chessmen in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - BERGVLEI TVL - 1985 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - BERGVLEI TVL - 1985 - ?

R24 : "BISHOP", Ennopsmeer, South Africa
Publicity of an Insurance Brokers - having a Bishop in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. A 953 - 1997 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. A 953 - 1997 - ?

R25 : "ChessOrg Gmbh", Germany
...

A : Meter publicity, - Saarbroken - 1991 - ?
B : Meter publicity, - Saarbrucken - Druksake - 1992 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - Saarbrucken - 1991 - ?

B : Meter publicity, - Saarbrucken Druksake - 1992 - ?

R26 : "Ein goed Bier - Scheckmate aan de dorse", Deurne, Germany
Chessboard & "pawn" in this meter.

A : Meter publicity, - Deurne 3 - 1993 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - Deurne 3 - 1993 - ?

R27 : "French chess Federation", France
Federation Francaise des Echecs , different meters.

A : Meter publicity, - MONTPELLIER - (P 80834) - 1991 - ?
B :
Meter publicity, - BELFORT - m.n. 41054 - 1996 - ?
C : Meter publicity, 2nd - BELFORT - m.n. 41054 - 1996 - ?
D : Meter publicity, - MONTPELLIER - m.n. HH 022806 - 2006 - ?
E : Meter publicity, - GUYANCOURT - m.n. HH 022806 - 2007 - ?



A : Meter publicity, - Montpellier - 1991

B : Meter publicity, - m.n. 41054 - 1996 - ?


C : Meter publicity, 2nd - m.n. 41054 - 1996 - ?

D : Meter publicity, - m.n. HH 022806 - 2006 - ?

E : Meter publicity, - m.n. HH 022806 - 2007 - ?

R28 : "ITALIA SCACCHISTICA", Milan, Italy
Chess review - blue printed meter on cover.

A : Preprinted cover C 26 , A 2 , L 549 - 1995 - ?


A : Preprinted cover C 26 , A 2 , L 549 - 1995 - ?

R29 : "LA Dame Noire", Le Mesnil St Denis, France
Publicity of .... - having a Black queen and a chessboard in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. NY 2052 - 1998 - ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. NY 2052 - 1998 - ?

R30 : "LANVAL", Turcoing, France - OLd & RARE
Publicity of .... - having a knight in their meter

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. N 4958 - 1961 - ?
B : Meter publicity, - m.n. diff. type - 197? - ?


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. N 4958 - 1961 - ?

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. N 4958 - 1961 - ?

R31 : "Rutherford Manson Dowds", diff. Town, G.B.
Publicity of .... - having a knight in their meter

A : Meter publicity, "Aberdeen" PBC22622 - used 1996 ?
B : Meter publicity, "Edinburgh" T766314 - used 1996 ?
C : Meter publicity, "Glasgow" T773327 - used 1996 ?  


A : Meter publicity, "Aberdeen" PBC22622 - used 1996 ?

B & C : like A but Edinburg & Glasgow,

R32 : "S.F.D.J.", Dortan, France
Publicity of a chess store in Dortan.

A : Meter publicity, - m.n. SJ 80371 - 1989 - ?
A :
Meter publicity, - same as A but blue ??


A : Meter publicity, - m.n. SJ 80371 - 1989 - ?

B : Meter publicity, - m.n. SJ 80371 - 1989 - Blue

R33 : "SCHACH" E.Niggermann, Germany
Publicity , having a Queen on a chessboard in their meter.

A : Meter publicity, - HEIDEN,KR.BORKEN,WESTF 46359 - 199? - ?
B : Meter publicity, - KOLN 905 , 51147 - 199? - ?


A : Meter publicity, - BORKEN,WESTF 46359 - 1998

B : Meter publicity, - KOLN 905 - 1993

Double Items Rnn for exchange or sale :

R7B
"Edinburgh"1975 - "Edinburgh" 1976 - R7C"Edinburgh" 1983 - R7D"London" 1983 - "London"1984
R11A
"Brescia" 1978 - R11B "Orbassano" 1978 , "Orbassano" cutting 1977 - R11C"Torino" 1976 , "Torino" 1978 , "Torino" cutting 1978 -
R11D"Torino" 1976 , "Torino" 1977 , "Torino" 1978 - R11E"Torino" 8-1977 , "Torino" 6-1977 , "Torino" 1978 -
R15A "Helmbrechts" 1977 - 
R16A
"Berlin 30" 1980 -


 

Items recently discovered , not already classed - numbered : Xnn


X66 : "AJA : Atelier des Jeux d'agrement", Paris XXe, France
Manufacturer of various games, including chess.

A : RARE Meter publicity, - used 1959 (?)-  


A : RARE Meter publicity, - used 1959 (?)-  

Double Items Xnn for exchange or sale : ..... no one

X..

 


 

And again .... what about these objects still unclassified ?  Who can help me with some information or image ? 
Please write me ....thanks to everyone for the help.



NL X00NIEUWLESEN : Meter publicity, -

D X13 MANNHEIM 1 : Meter publicity, -

AUS MELBOURNE : Meter publicity, -

D X89 SCHACHSPIELE : Meter publicity, -

F X94 IVRY S/SEINE : Meter publicity, -

NL X95 ANTWERPEN : Meter publicity, -

GB X96a LONDON : Meter publicity, -

GB X96b LONDON : Meter publicity, - black ?

GB X96c BCF st LEONARD : Meter publicity, -

GB X07 LONDON : Meter publicity, -

F X87 MAISON ALFORT : Meter publicity, -

E X80 TORREMOLINOS : Meter publicity, -

D X9903 HAMBURG 60 : Meter publicity, -

D X88 LEONBERG : Meter publicity, -

D X87 Zug mit CALA : Meter publicity, -

D X03 AEG : Meter publicity, -

F X12 FININDEV : Meter publicity, -

F X13 FINANCIERE : Meter publicity, -

D X00 HAMBURG 74 : Meter publicity, -

D X00-01 HAMBURG 60 : Meter publicity, -

D X02 MONHEIM : Meter publicity, -

D X91 SAARBRUCHEN 1 : Meter publicity, -

D X93 DRESDEN 28 : Meter publicity, -

 


Last Update : March 5th 2016

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I'm still searching for other missed meters .....

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