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The information in italic has to be confirmed, the rest comes mainly from RPW3 or international organisations sources.

Country OVAL

Used between :

or since : ISO 2/3
Austria A   10- AT/AUT
Yemen Democratic Republic, now in Yemen ADN 38-80 now in YAR   YD/YMD reserved
Afghanistan AFG   71- AF/AFG
Albania AL   34- AL/ALB
Andorra AND   57- AD/AND
Antigua and Barbuda (unofficial Oval with flag seen in London, in the 80's) ANU     AG/ATG
Egypt (Arab Republic of ) (unofficial Oval seen in France) ARE      
Armenia (unofficial Oval seen in France, 3 armenian characters) armenian      
Saudi Arabia (unofficial Oval seen in France) AS      
Aruba (RPW3 p34) AUA     AW/ABW
Australia AUS   54- AU/AUS
Australia (unofficial Oval seen in France) AUST      
Azerbaijan AZ   93- AZ/AZE
Belgium B   10- BE/BEL
Burma, now Myanmar BA 37-56 now BUR   BU/BUR reserved
Bangladesh BD   78- BD/BGD
Barbados BDS   56- BB/BRB
Burkina Faso BF   90- BF/BFA
Bulgaria BG   10- BG/BGR
British Honduras, now Belize BH 38-80 now BZ    
British India, now split BI 12-47 now IND+BD+BUR+PK+YAR    
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH   93- BA/BIH
Basutoland, now Lesotho BL 35-67 now LS    
Benin (unofficial Oval list) BN      
Bolivia BOL   67- BO/BOL
Bechuanaland Protectorate, now Botswana BP 35-67 now BW    
Brazil BR   30- BR/BRA
Germany (unofficial Oval seen in Europe in 90) BRD      
British Guyana, now Guyana BRG 54-72 now GUY    
Bahrain BRN   54- BH/BHR
Brunei BRU   56- BN/BRN
Bahamas BS   50- BS/BHS
British Somaliland, now in Somalia BS 35-66 now in SO    
Botswana (unofficial Oval list) BST      
Myanmar, former Burma BUR   56- MM/MMR
British Virgin Islands BVI   ? VG/VGB
Botswana BW since 2003, 67-2002 : RB
Belarus BY   92- BY/BLR
Belize BZ   90- BZ/BLZ
Cuba C   30- CU/CUB
Canada CA begin. 50s now CDN    
Cameroon CAM 53-72, and then since : 84- CM/CMR
Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi, now split CB 31-61 now ZRE+RWA+RU    
Canada CDN   56- CA/CAN
Somali French Coast, now Djibouti (reported Oval) CFS now RDD ?    
Congo Kinshasa, now democratic Republic of Congo CGO 61-72 then 99-  
Switzerland CH   11- CH/CHE
China (unofficial Oval list) CHI      
Cote d'Ivoire, former Ivory Coast CI   61- CI/CIV
Sri Lanka, former Ceylon CL   32- LK/LKA
North Borneo Colony - Sabah, now in Malaysia CNB 55-63 now in MAL    
Canada (unofficial Oval list, error ?) CND      
Colombia CO   52- CO/COL
Costa Rica CR   56- CR/CRI
Czech Republic (unofficial Oval seen in Europe in 96 ) ĒR      
Croatia CRO 91 now HR    
Czechoslovakia, now split CS 22-92 now CZ+SK   CS/CSK reserved
Curacao, now in Netherlands Antilles CU 36-57 now in NA    
Cyprus CY   32- CY/CYP
Czech Republic CZ   93- CZ/CZE
Germany D   10- DE/DEU
Danzig, now in Poland DA 22-39 now in PL    
East Germany, now in Germany DDR 74-90 now in D   DD/DDR reserved
Denmark DK   14- DK/DNK
Dominican Republic DOM   52- DO/DOM
Benin, former Dahomey DY 61-76 and then since : 90s? BJ/BEN
Algeria DZ   63- DZ/DZA
Spain E   10- ES/ESP
British East Africa, now split EA 32-38 now MW +...    
Kenya EAK   38- KE/KEN
East Africa - Nyasaland, now Malawi (RPW3 p366) EAN 38-64 now MW    
Tanzania-Tanganyika (2 Ovals, 1 ISO) EAT   38- TZ/TZA
Uganda EAU   38- UG/UGA
Tanzania-Zanzibar (2 Ovals, 1 ISO) EAZ   38- TZ/TZA
Ecuador EC   62- EC/ECU
Central African Empire (unofficial Oval list) ECA 76-79    
Ireland EIR 38-62 now IRL    
Ireland (unofficial Oval seen in Ireland (black/red)) EIRE      
Ecuador EQ 52-62 now EC    
El Salvador ES   end 70s- SV/SLV
Estonia EST   93- EE/EST
Egypt ET   27- EG/EGY
Ethiopia ETH   64- ET/ETH
Estonia EW 30-40, 91-92 now EST    
France F   10- FR/FRA
Fiji (unofficial Oval list) FDI      
French India, now in India FIF 25-30 now in IND    
Finland FIN   93- FI/FIN
Fiji FJI   71- FJ/FJI
Liechtenstein FL   23- LI/LIE
Federate Malay States, now Malaysia FM 32-58 now MAL    
Faroe Islands (RPW3 p203 & oval seen (O with a slash)) FO   96?- FO/FRO
Faroe Islands FR 76-96 ? Now FO    
Gabon G   74- GA/GAB
Guatemala G 52-56 now GCA    
United Kingdom GB   10- GB/GBR
Alderney (1 Oval, No ISO) GBA   24-  
Guernsey GBG   24- GG
Jersey GBJ   24- JY
Isle of Man GBM   32- IM
Malta GBY 24-66 now M    
Gibraltar GBZ   24- GI/GIB
Guatemala GCA   56- GT/GTM
Georgia GE   93- GE/GEO
Georgia GEO 93 now GE    
Ghana GH   59- GH/GHA
Greece GR   13- GR/GRC
Guyana GUY   72- GY/GUY