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London Inland Office
Number enclosed in a diamond within horizontal bars.
Numbers 1 to 22 (excluding 9) were Introduced in May 1844

Number 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 49 QE-QF
Plate 4 CE
Plate 3 IK

[QE-QF] plate 49 pair,
cancelled with London Inland 1

[CE] plate 4, cancelled with black London Inland 1 numeral.

[IK] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 1)

Plate 57 IH-II
Plate 100 KF-KG

[IH-II] plate 57, pair cancelled
contrary to regulations
with a single London Inland 1 numeral.

[KF-KG] pair, plate 100, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 1)

Plate 106 KF-LG

 

 

 

 

[KF-LG] plate 106, block of 4, cancelled
with four black London Inland 1 numerals.

 

 

 

 

Plate 3 BA

[BA] plate 3, from London to Somerset, dated 18 October 1844,
cancelled with a black London numeral (Inland 1)

Plate 88 DI-DL

[DI-DL] strip of four, plate 88, cancelled with
 black London numerals (Inland 1)

Number 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 79 SI
Plate 90 FD
MJ
Plate 4 DI

[SI] plate 79, cancelled with black London Inland 2 numeral.

[FD] plate 90, cancelled with black London Inland 2 numeral.

[MJ] cancelled with black London Inland 2 numeral.

[DI] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 2)

Plate 89 LI-LJ
Plate 97 CJ

 

 

[LI-LJ] pair, plate 89, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 2)

[CJ] plate 97, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 2)

 

 

BC

[BC] from London to Sheffield, dated 17 May 1844,
cancelled with a black London numeral (Inland 2)
First day of usage of London Inland numerals

MF MJ

[MF, MJ] two singles, from London to Folkingham, dated 18 May 1844,
cancelled with a black London numerals (Inland 2)
Second day of usage of London Inland numerals

Number 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CE
QI
Plate 95 HG
Plate 50 BG

[CE] cancelled with black London Inland 3 numeral.

[QI] cancelled with black London Inland 3 numeral.

[HG] plate 95, cancelled with black London Inland 3 numeral.

[BG] plate 50, cancelled
with black London
Inland 3 numeral.

Plate 62 TI-TL

[TI-TL] plate 62, strip of four, cancelled with black London Inland 3 numerals.
 

Plate 3 KI-KL

[KI-KL] plate 3, strip of four, cancelled with black London Inland 3 numerals.
 

Plate 3 QB-QC
Plate 4 LL
Plate 3 FF

[QB-QC] plate 3, cancelled
with black London Inland 3 numerals.

[LL] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 3)

[FF] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 3)

Number 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 113 PJ
Plate 71 JJ
Plate 108 CL
Plate 130 RF

[PJ] plate 113, cancelled with black London Inland 4 numeral

[JJ] plate 71, cancelled with black London Inland 4 numeral.

[CL] cancelled with
black London Inland 4 numeral.

[RF] plate 130, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 4)

Plate 50 BB  LD

[BB, LD] two singles, plate 50, from London to Alnwick dated 4 December 1844,
cancelled contrary to regulations
with a single black London Inland 4 numeral.
 

Plate 3 PK-PF
Plate 42 MH-NI

[PE-PF] pair plate 3, cancelled with
black London Inland  4 numeral.
 

Plate 4 EK-EL

[EK-EL] pair, plate 4,
cancelled with black London Inland 4 numerals.

[MH-NI] block of four, plate 42,
cancelled with black London Inland 4 numerals.

Plate 4 DA-ED

[DA-ED] block of seven, plate 4, cancelled
with black London Inland 4 numerals.
 

FI-FK
Plate 115 BA

 

 

[FJ-FK] pair, cancelled with
 a single black London numeral (Inland 4)
Contrary to Regulations

[BA] plate 115, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 4)

 

 

Number 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 3 NG-OJ

[NG-OJ] plate 3, block of eight, cancelled with
black London Inland 5 numerals.
 

Plate 4 EI
Plate 74 PL
QA-QB

[EI] plate 4, cancelled with black London Inland 5 numeral.

[PL] plate 74, cancelled
with black London Inland 5 numeral .

[QA-QB] pair cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 5)

Number 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 113 QG-QI

[QG-QI] plate 113, strip of 4, cancelled with black London Inland 6 numeral.

Plate 6 GI
Plate 81 LI-MJ
Plate 4 RI

[GI] plate 6, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 6)

[RI] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

[LI-MJ] block of four, plate 81, cancelled with
 black London numerals (Inland 6)

 

 

Number 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 45 KK
PD
Plate 75 AD
Plate 81 QG

[KK] plate 45, cancelled with black London Inland 7 numeral.

[PD] cancelled with black London Inland 7 numeral.

[AD] plate 75, cancelled with black London Inland 7 numeral.

[QG] plate 81, cancelled with black London Inland 7 numeral.

Plate 45 EK

[EK] plate 45, from London to Salisbury dated 18 May 1844,
cancelled with black London Inland 7 numeral.

This is the second day of use of the Inland numerals and the earliest recorded example of Number 7
 

BD-BE

[BD-BE] pair, from London to Derby, dated 24 April 1845,
cancelled with a single London numeral (Inland 7)
Contrary to Regulations

MF-MG

 

 

 

 

[MF-MG] pair, cancelled with
 a single black London numeral (Inland 7)
Contrary to regulations

 

 

 

 

Number 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 70 QH
Plate 97 EA
Plate 72 QA
Plate 54 LC

[QH] plate 70, cancelled with black London Inland 8 numeral.

[EA] plate 97, cancelled with
black London Inland 8
numeral [e]

[QA] plate 72, cancelled with black London Inland 8 numeral.

[LC] plate 54, cancelled
with black London Inland 8 numeral .

Plate 91 ME-MF
Plate 73 DE
Plate 90 CJ

[ME-MF] pair, plate 91, cancelled with
black London Inland 8 numerals.
 

[DE] plate 73, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 8)

[CJ] plate 90, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 8)

Plate 54 FE
Plate 96 FK

 

 

 

 

[FE] plate 54, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 8)

[FK] plate 96, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 8)

 

 

 

 

Number 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 41 BK
Plate 71 DI-DJ

 

 

[BK] plate 41, cancelled with black London Inland 9 numeral.

[DI-DJ] pair, plate 71, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 9)

 

 

Plate 51 PJ

[PJ] plate 51, on entire dated 5 Aug 1845 from London to Buckingham, cancelled
 by two black London Inland 9A numerals.
 

Number 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 98 MA-NB

 

 

[MA-NB] plate 98, block of 4, cancelled with
black London Inland 10 numerals.

 

 

Plate 4 CI-CK
Plate 4 HA-HB

[CI-CK] plate 4, strip of three, cancelled with
black London Inland 10 numerals.

[HA-HB] pair, plate 4,
cancelled with black London Inland 10 numerals.

Plate 160 RB
Plate 4 GJ
Plate 99 DK
Plate 60 NH

[RB] plate 160, cancelled
with black London Inland 10 numeral.

[GJ] plate 4, cancelled
with black London Inland 10 numeral.

[DK] plate 99, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 10 numeral.

[NH] plate 60, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 10)

Plate 104 CJ
Plate 61 CJ
Plate 98 NE-NF

[CJ] plate 104, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 10)

[CJ] plate 61, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 10)

[NE-NF] pair, plate 98, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 10)

Plate 90 SC
Plate 103 AA
Plate 74 MB

 

 

[SC] plate 90, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 10)

[AA] plate 103, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 10)

[MB] plate 74, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 10)

 

 

Number 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QI
CC
Plate 4 AE
Plate 168 QH

[QI] cancelled with black London Inland 11 numeral

[CC] cancelled with black London Inland 11 numeral.

[AE] plate 4, cancelled
with black London
Inland 11 numeral.

[QH] plate 168, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 11)

Plate 92 SB-SG

[SB-SG] plate 92, strip of 6, cancelled with black London Inland 11 numerals
(SD shows full stop flaw).

Plate 99 HE-HH

[HE-HH] plate 99, strip of 4 cancelled with black London Inland 11 numerals.
 

Plate 163 MD-ME
Plate 67 RA-RB

[MD-ME] pair, plate 163, cancelled with
black London numerals
(Inland 11)

[RA-RB] pair, plate 67, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 11)

Plate 154 LK-LL

 

 

 

 

[LK-LL] plate 154, cancelled with
 black London numerals
(Inland 11)

 

 

 

 

Number 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 119 HC
Plate 71 AK
NH-NI

[HC] plate 119, cancelled with black London Inland 12 numeral

[AK] plate 71, with marginal inscription cancelled with black London Inland 12 numeral.

[NH-NI] pair cancelled with two black
London Inland 12 numerals.

Plate 123 FC-FD
DI-DJ

[FC-FD] pair, plate 123, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 12)

[DI-DJ] pair, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 12)

Number 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SA
Plate 161 AG
Plate 94 CJ
Plate 90 QC

[SA] cancelled with black London Inland 13 numeral.

[AG] plate 161, cancelled
with black London
Inland 13 numeral.

[CJ] plate 94, cancelled with black London Inland 13 numeral

[QC] plate 90, cancelled
with black London Inland 13 numeral .

Plate 4 EC-EF

[EC-EF] plate 4, strip of four, cancelled
contrary to regulations
 with three black London Inland 13 numerals.

Plate 79 EI-EJ
Plate 80 RK
Plate 74 IF

[EI-EJ] pair, plate 79, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 13)

[RK] plate 80, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 13)

[IF] plate 74, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 13)

Number 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 70 IJ-IK
Plate 170 KF

 

[IJ-IK] plate 70,
cancelled with black London Inland 14 numerals.

[KF] plate 170, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 14)

 

Plate 3 NH-NK

[NH-NK] strip of four, plate 3, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 14)

Number 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 90 FB
Plate 71 TB
Plate 4 IE-IG

[FB] plate 90, cancelled with black London Inland 15 numeral.

[TB] plate 71, cancelled with black London Inland 15 numeral.

[IE-IG] strip of three, plate 3,
cancelled with black London Inland 15 numerals.

Plate 96 SC
Plate 113 HC
Plate 90 MI
Plate 3 MD

[SC] plate 96, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 15)

[HC] plate 113, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 15)

[MI] plate 90, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 15)

[MD] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 15)

Number 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 174 CJ
Plate 123 TJ
Plate 92 FH
Plate 98 RH

[CJ] plate 174, cancelled with black London Inland 16 numeral.

[TJ] plate 123, cancelled
with black London
Inland 16 numeral.
(Full deckled edge)

[FH] plate 92, cancelled
with black London
Inland 16 numeral.

[RH] plate 98, cancelled
with black London Inland 16 numeral .

Plate 96 TC
Plate 84 HD
Plate 128 NE

 

 

[TC] plate 96, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 16)

[HD] plate 84, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 16)

[NE] plate 128, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 16)

 

 

Number 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 86 MC-MF

[MC-MF] plate 86, strip of 4, cancelled with
black London Inland 17 numerals.

MF
Plate 3 AF
Plate 3 FA-GB

[MF] cancelled with black London Inland 17 numeral.

[AF] plate 3, cancelled with black London Inland 17 numeral.

Plate 3 KJ-KL

[KJ-KL] plate 3 , cancelled
with black London Inland 17 numerals.

[FA-GB] block of four, plate 3, cancelled with
black London Inland 17 numerals.

Plate 82 NA-NE

[NA-NE] plate 85, strip of five,
cancelled with five London Inland 17 numerals.

Plate 4 KC-KK

[KC-KK] strip of nine, plate 4, cancelled
with black London Inland 17 numerals.

Plate 167 JF-JG JH-JI IF-II

[JF-JG, JH-JI, IF-II] two pairs and a strip of four, plate 167
from London to Berlin, dated 24 January 1854,
cancelled with a black London numerals (Inland 17)
Also partially tied with red P in oval and Aachen double ring transit cancel

Plate 3 SK-SL
Plate 65 BD-BE

[SK-SL] pair, plate 3, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 17)

[BD-BE] pair, plate 65, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 17)

Plate 116 NL
Plate 3 BD
Plate 3 DH

 

 

[NL] plate 116, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 17)

[BD] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 17)

[DH] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 17)

 

 

 

 

Plate 69 MA-NB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[MA-NB] plate 69, cancelled with
black London numerals
(Inland 17)

 

 

Number 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 91 DI
Plate 174 IK
Plate 159 HC-ID

[DI] plate 91, cancelled with black London Inland 18 numeral.

[IK] plate 174, cancelled with black London Inland 18 numeral.

Plate 132 EK
Plate 159 GD

[EK] plate 132, cancelled
with black London Inland 18 numeral .

[GD] plate 159, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 18)

[HC-ID] plate 159, block of 4, cancelled with
 black London Inland 18 numerals.

HH
Plate 79 GH
Plate 161 MF

 

 

[HH] cancelled with
 a blue London numeral
(Inland 18)

[GH] plate 79, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 18)

[MF] plate 161, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 18)

 

 

Plate 123 RH-RI

 

 

 

 

[RH-RI] pair, plate 123, cancelled with
black London numerals
(Inland 18)

 

 

 

 

Number 19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 123 CH-CJ

[CH-CJ] plate 123, strip of 3, cancelled with London Inland 19 numeral.
 

Plate 111 ME

 

 

 

 

 

 

[ME] plate 111 cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 19)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 171 PA-QB
Plate 159 GJ-HK

[PA-QB] block of four, plate 171, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 20)

[GJ-HK] plate 159, block of 4, cancelled with
 black London Inland 20 numerals.

CG-CJ

[CG-CJ] strip of 4, cancelled with
black London Inland 20 numerals.

Plate 4 FI-FL

[FI-FL] plate 4, strip of 5 on entire from London to Paris, dated 13 March 1850,
cancelled with black London Inland 20 numerals.
 

Plate 119 OE-OI

[OE-OI] strip of four, plate 119, cancelled with
 black London numerals (Inland 20)

CJ
Plate 4 QC-QE

 

 

[CJ] cancelled with black London Inland 20 numeral

[QC-QE] strip of three, plate 4,
cancelled with black London Inland 20 numerals.

 

 

Plate 77 JK-JL

 

 

 

 

[JK-JL] pair, plate 77, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 20)

 

 

 

 

Number 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 112 HB
Plate 3 JL
Plate 4 AI-BJ

[HB] plate 112, cancelled with black London Inland 21 numeral

[JL] plate 3, cancelled
with black London
Inland 21 numeral.

Plate 4 AJ-AK

[AJ-AK] pair, plate 4, cancelled
with black London Inland 21 numerals.

[AI-BJ] plate 4, block of four, cancelled with
black London Inland 21 numerals.

Plate 4 OB
Plate 3 QG
Plate 89 KC-KD

[OB] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 21)

[QG] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 21)

[KC-KD] pair, plate 89, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 21)

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

[HF] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 21)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 147 OA-PD

[OA-PD] plate 147, block of 8, cancelled
 with black London Inland 22 numerals.

Plate 4 AB
KA-KC

[AB] plate 4, cancelled
with black London
Inland 22 numeral.
Very worn upper plate

[KA-KC] marginal strip of three, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 22)
Full deckled edge showing inscription and ornament (type C)

Plate 166 BI-CL

[BI-CL] block of eight, plate 166, cancelled with
 a black London numerals (Inland 22)

KH
Plate 137 CJ
Plate 4 PF
Plate 4 IJ

[KH] cancelled with
 a red London numeral
(Inland 22)

[CJ] plate 137, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 22)

[PF] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 22)

[IJ] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 22)

Number 23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 142 MI-MJ
Plate 95 QD-QE

[MI-MJ] pair, plate 142, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 23)

[QD-QE] pair, plate 95, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 23)

Plate 4 PA-PB
HB
MB

[PA-PB] pair, plate 4, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 23)
Blind “A”

[HB] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 23)

[MB] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 23)

CH

 

 

 

 

 

 

[CH] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 23)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB

 

 

 

 

 

 

[NB] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 25)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 130 JE
Plate 144 LD
Plate 123 CJ
Plate 4 DH

[JE] plate 130, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 26)

[LD] plate 144, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inalnd 26)

[CJ] plate 123, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 26)

[DH] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 26)

Plate 119 BB

 

 

 

 

 

 

[BB] plate 119, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 84 PL
Plate 132 SD
Plate 4 CD-DE

[PL] plate 84 cancelled with black London Inland 27 numeral.

[SD] plate 132, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 27)

EJ
Plate 4 HK

[EJ] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 27)

[HK] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 27)

[CE-DE] block of four, plate 4, cancelled
with black London Inland 27 numerals.
Very oily ink giving the appearance of red-brown cancellation

Number 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 134 EE-EF
Plate 95 RF-RG

[EE-EF] pair, plate 134, cancelled
with black London Inland 28 numerals.

[RF-RG] pair, plate 95, cancelled with
 a single black London numeral (Inland 28)
Contrary to regulations

Number 29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 94 LE
Plate 158 SE
PI

 

 

[LE] plate 94, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 29)

[SE] plate 158, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 29)

[AI] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 29)

 

 

Number 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 75 HH
Plate 135 QG

 

 

[HH] plate 75, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 30)

[QG] plate 135, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 30)

 

 

Number 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 83 RF
Plate 151 KA

 

 

[RF] plate 83, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 31 numeral.

[KA] plate 151, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 31 numeral.

 

 

Number 32

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 142 BC
Plate 4 MI
Plate 137 MB
DI

[BC] plate 142, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 32 numeral.

[MI] plate 4, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 32 numeral.

[MB] plate 137, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inalnd 32)

[DI] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inalnd 32)

Number 33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 149 TF
Plate 4 GA
EI

 

[TF] plate 149, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 33 numeral.

[GA] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 33)

[EI] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inalnd 33)

 

Number 34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 145 EC
SJ

 

 

 

 

[EC] plate 145, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 34)

[SJ] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 34)

 

 

 

 

Number 35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 151 MJ
Plate 4 AG-BH

 

[MJ] plate 151, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 35)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[AG-BH] block of four, plate 4, cancelled with
 black London numerals (Inland 35)

 

Number 36

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 154 LD

 

 

 

[LD] plate 154, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 36)

 

 

 

Number 37

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 4 HF-HG
Plate 4 MJ-ML

[HF-HG] plate 4, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 37)

[MJ-ML] strip of three, plate 4, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 37)

Plate 164 BG
Plate 4 OJ

 

 

 

 

[BG] plate 164, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 37)

[OJ] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 37)

 

 

 

 

Number 38

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 168 DL
Plate 4 QE
DJ

 

[DL] plate 168, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 38 numeral.

[QE] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 38)

[DJ] cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(Inland 38)

 

Number 39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 170 PE-QF

 

 

 

 

[PE-QF] plate 170 cancelled with black
London Inland 39 numerals.

 

 

 

 

Number 40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 4 RA-RD

[RA-RD] strip of four from London to Coln (Cologne), dated 15 June 1854,
cancelled with three black London numerals (Inland 40)
Contrary to Regulations

Number 41

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number 42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 167 NF

 

 

 

[NF] plate 167, cancelled
with a black
London Inland 42  numeral.

 

 

 

 

Number 47

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 4 SG-TK

[SG-TK] block of ten, plate 4, cancelled with
black London numerals (Inland 47)

 


London District Office
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 76 RG-RJ

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 89 AH
FA
MJ
Plate 5 SF

[AH] plate 89, cancelled with black London District 52 numeral.

[FA] cancelled with black London District 53 numeral.

[MJ] cancelled with black London District 52 numeral.

[SF] plate 5, cancelled with black London District 52 numeral.

Plate 68 QA
Plate 79 MG
Plate 64 MF
Plate 101 IC

[QA] plate 68, cancelled with black London District 60 numeral.

[MG] plate 79, cancelled with black London District 60 numeral.

[MF] plate 64, cancelled with black London District 67 numeral.

[IC] plate 101, cancelled with black London District 70 numeral.

Plate 60 RF
Plate 76 JA
Plate 57 SI

Plate 126 BE

[RF] plate 60, cancelled with black London District 71 numeral.

[JA] plate 76, cancelled with black London District 61 numeral.

[SI] plate 57, cancelled
with black London
District 71 numeral.

[BE] plate 126, cancelled with black London District 75 numeral.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 55 EI
Plate 57 DG
Plate 112 RK
Plate 142 EK

[EI] plate 55, cancelled with black London District 71 numeral.

[DG] plate 57, on piece cancelled
with black London
District 71 numeral.

[RK] plate 112, cancelled with black London District 79 numeral

[EK] plate 142, cancelled with black London District 71 numeral.

Plate 4 TE
Plate 118 CJ
Plate 51 QD
Plate 84 RH

[TE] plate 4, cancelled with black London District 73 numeral.

[CJ] plate 118, cancelled with black London District 58 numeral.

[QD] plate 51, cancelled with black London District 68 numeral.

[RH] plate 84, cancelled with black London District 56 numeral.

Plate 4 NA-NB
Plate 144 CG-CH

[NA-NB] plate 4, pair, cancelled with
black London District 79 numerals.

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

MB-NC
Plate 148 EI-FJ

[MB-NC] block of four, cancelled with
black London District 71 numerals.
 

[EI-FJ] plate 148, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 77)

Plate 90 KG-KH
Plate 41 DJ-DK

[KG-KH] plate 90, pair, cancelled with
black London District 52 numerals.

[DJ-DK] plate 41, pair, cancelled with
black London District 72 numerals.

RL

[RL] on entire sent within London dated 20 October 1845,
cancelled with a black 67 London District numeral.
 

Plate 61 DE
Plate 60 NK
Plate 72 NI
Plate 164 JC

[DE] plate 161, cancelled with black London District 67 numeral.

[NK] plate 60, cancelled with
black London District numeral (37 Brompton).

[NI] plate 72, cancelled with
black London District numeral (41 Brentford).

[JC] plate 164, cancelled
with black London
District 74 numeral.

TH

[TH] on entire sent within London dated 16 April 1845,
cancelled with a black 70 London District numeral.
 

PF

[PF] sent within London dated 13 June 1844,
cancelled with a black 67 London District numeral.
Also, straight line Exmouth St mark in red
 

Plate 53 SI

[SI] plate 53 from London to Dudlley dated 3 May 1845,
cancelled with a black 67 London District numeral.
 

Plate 52 BH

[BH] plate 52, local London letter dated 10 February 1845,
cancelled with black London District 72 numeral.
 

Plate 32 KF
Plate 142 SD
Plate 4 QG
Plate 47 SC

[KF] plate 32, cancelled
with black London
District 72 numeral.

[SD] plate 142, cancelled
with a black
London District 77 numeral.

[QG] plate 4, cancelled
with a black
London District 57 numeral.

[SC] plate 47, cancelled with black London District 68 numeral.

Plate 3 BI-BK
Plate 3 JE-JG

[BI-BK] strip of three, plate 3, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 66)

[JE-JG] strip of three, plate 3, cancelled
with black London District 64 numerals.

Plate 4 BA
Plate 62 EH
Plate 86 CJ
Plate 4 LK

[BA] plate 4, cancelled
with black London
District 67 numeral

[EH] plate 62, cancelled with black London District 67 numeral.

[CJ] plate 86, cancelled with black London District 52 numeral.

[LK] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 56)

Plate 3 NG-NI

[NG-NI] plate 3 and [LA], from London (Grays Inn) to Shaftesbury, dated 18 August 1852
cancelled with black London numerals (District 51)
Registered with the 6d charge denoted as paid by the usage of stamps

Plate 173 BK
Plate 65 FA-FB
Plate 4 SK

[BK] plate 173, cancelled
with black London District 72 numeral .

[FA-FB] pair, plate 65, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 67)

[SK] plate 4, cancelled
with black London
District 57 numeral.

Plate 55 BF
Plate 162 CD-DE
Plate 161 CH

[BF] plate 55, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 34 Richmond)

[CH] plate 161, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 73)

Plate 166 LG
Plate 168 TI

[LG] plate 166, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 72)

[CD-DE] block of four, plate 162, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 72)

[TI] plate 168, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 74)

HA

[HA] local London , dated 24 March 1853,
cancelled with a black London numeral (District 72)
early usage of duplex obliterator

Plate 147 RB
Plate 46 CD-CE

[RB] plate 147, cancelled with
 a black London duplex numeral
(District 74, dated 13 May 1853)

[CD-CE] pair, plate 46, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 68)

Plate 150 DA-DD

[DA-DD] strip of four, plate 150, cancelled with
black London numerals  (District 78)

Plate 52 CC-CD
Plate 61 AH-AI

[CC-CD] pair, plate 52, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 72)

[AH-AI] pair, plate 61, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 67)

Plate 105 SL
NL
Plate 73 SF-SG

[SL] plate 105, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 53)

[NL] cancelled with
 a London District duplex
(18 July 1853)

[SF-SG] pair, plate 73, cancelled with
black London numerals (District 63)

Plate 4 JG
Plate 53 CJ
Plate 88 IK-JL

[JG] plate 4, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 77)

[CJ] plate 57, cancelled with
 a black London numeral
(District 57)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[I-JL] plate 88, cancelled with
 black London numerals
(District 52)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 141 PJ-PK
QJ
Plate 144 NC

[PJ-PK] plate 141, pair, cancelled with
three blue London District 18 numerals (Deptford).

[QJ] cancelled with blue London District 41 numeral (Brentford).

[NC] plate 144, cancelled with blue London District 27 numeral (Clapham).

Plate 104 HC

[HL] plate 104, on envelope to Lewisham dated 23 February 1852,
 cancelled with a London District 20 numeral in blue.
 

Plate 96 JI
Plate 87 NH
Plate 149 KD
Plate 151 JG

[JI] plate 96 cancelled with blue London District 20 numeral (Greenwich).

[NH] plate 87 cancelled with blue London District 8 numeral (Tottenham).

[KD] plate 149 cancelled with blue London District 35 numeral (Twickenham).

[JG] plate 151, cancelled with violet London District 29 numeral (Mitcham) [e]

Plate 4 KH-KJ
Plate 99 RF
GG

[KH-KJ] strip of three, cancelled with
blue London District 20 numerals (Greenwich).

[RF] plate 99, cancelled with blue/black London District numeral (37 Brompton).

[GG] cancelled with
 a blue London numeral
(District 35 Tottenham)

QA

[QA] from London (Brompton) to Falmouth, dated 12 September 1846,
cancelled with a blue London numeral (District 37 Brompton)
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 2 PI

[PI] plate 2, sent locally within London, dated 31 August 1840,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross
This is the first day of use of the experimental black Maltese Cross in London
There are seven other recorded examples used on the First Day
 

Plate 3 OG

[OG] plate 3, sent from London to East Barnet, dated 31 August 1840,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross [e]

First day of use of the experimental black cross in the London District office
 

Plate 5 PC

[PC] plate 5, from London to Hexham, dated 15 February 1841,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross

Plate 8 KK

[KK] plate 8, from London to Edinburgh, dated 12 February 1841,
cancelled with a black London Maltese cross

TE

[TE] on entire to from London to Lewes dated 8 May 1844,
cancelled with a black maltese cross.
 

Plate 28 FB

[FB] plate 28, on entire from London to Glasgow
 dated 14 Jun 1843, cancelled
with a black London maltese cross
 

Plate 1a IE

[IE] plate 1a, on entire dated 25 Sep 1840 from London to Devon, cancelled
with two red maltese crosses
 

Plate 11 Red ?E

[?E] plate 11, in red, cancelled with black London maltese cross
on entire sent within London
dated 21 Jan 1842.
 

Plate 25 NF

[NF] plate 24, on entire sent within London dated 17 November 1842,
 cancelled with a black maltese cross.
 

Plate 8 Red FC

[FC] plate 8, in red, cancelled with black maltese cross
on entire from Lambeth to Shaftesbury
dated 24 March 1841.
 

Plate 9 Red JB

[JB] in red, from London to Darlington, dated 19 February 1841
 cancelled with a black Maltese cross

This is the earliest known use of plate 9 in red

Plate 9 Red PG

[PG] plate 9 in red, cancelled with a black maltese cross
on entire from London to Newbury dated 14 August 1841.
 

Plate 10 Red MF

[MF] plate 10 in red, cancelled with black maltese cross
on lettersheet from Charing Cross to Andover dated 17 February 1841 [e]

This is the earliest recorded use of plate 10 in red.
 

PLate 42 LD

[LD] plate 42 on piece from Newcastle to Hamburg, dated 30 April 1844,
cancelled whilst in transit through London with a Red “Tombstone” on 1 May 1844 [e]

Plate 21 LJ QJ

[LJ and QJ] plate 21, two singles from London to Alnwick, dated 6 December 1842,
cancelled with a single black Maltese cross
Contrary to Regulations

Plate 1 HI

[HI] plate 1, sent within London dated 2 September 1840,
cancelled with a black experimental Maltese cross
This is the third day of use of the experimental black cross in London and
the second earliest recorded use cancelling a 2d blue
 

Plate 43 AE-AF

[AE-AF] plate 43, pair, from London to Wellington, dated 13 May 1844 ,
cancelled with black Maltese crosses

Plate 5 TK

[TK] plate 5 in red, from London to Dublin, dated 18 May 1841,
cancelled with the red scipt “Too Late” of London
Unique usage of this cancellation on a 1d red

EA

[EA] local London, dated 22 April 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese Cross

Plate 7 AD

[AD] plate 7, local London dated 9 August 1840,
cancelled with a red Maltese cross

then redirected to Cranbrook on 10 August 1840 and subsequently to Huntly on 11 August 1840

One redirection has the addition of [LK] plate 2,
cancelled with a red Maltese cross in a different shade

On redirection has a Manuscript “1” in black denoting 1d due on arrival
 

Plate 141 QC

 

 

 

 

 

 

[QC] plate 141, cancelled with
 a black London duplex
Late use of imperf stamp

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate 9 DE

[DE] plate 9, from London to Greenock, dated 10 February 1841,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross.

This is the first day of use of the black Maltese cross
 

EI

[EI] from London (Knightsbridge) to Bath, dated 6 April 1844,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross

Plate 1b RJ

[RJ] plate 1b, local London, dated 7 November 1840,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross and “Charing Cross” straight line

Experimental black Maltese cross

PLate 4 CL

[CL] plate 4, from Otley to London, dated 11 November 1840,
cancelled with a red Maltese cross

then re-directed, within London, on 14 November 1840, by the addition of
[IK] plate 1a, cancelled with the experimental black Mlatese cross

The first 1d black was also re-cancelled with the black Maltese cross
 

Plate 5 DB-DC

[DB-DC] pair, plate 5, from London to Liverpool, dated 9 November 1840,
cancelled with red Maltese crosses and “Knightsbridge” straight line