Great Britain - The Imperforate Issues (1840-1853)

Barred Numeral Cancellations (London District Office)
Contrary to Regulations





The practice of applying a single cancellation across a pair of stamps or too few cancellations on larger multiples, whilst still rare, continued into the barred numeral era.









Additional items not in display

Plate 76 RG-RJ

[RG-RJ] plate 76, strip of 4, cancelled
contrary to regulations
with 2 black London District 6 (Edgware) numerals.


Plate 144 CG-CH


[CG-CH] plate 144, pair cancelled
contrary to regulations
with a single London District 16 (Deptford) numeral.