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No 1 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 31 BJ
Plate 31 AL
Plate 3 SL

 

[BJ] plate 31, cancelled with black London No 1 maltese cross.

[AL] plate 31, cancelled with black London No 1 maltese cross.

[SL] plate 3, cancelled with black London number 1 maltese cross.

 

SF-SG

 

 

[SF-SG] pair, cancelled with
black London number 1 maltese crosses.

 

 

Plate 24 RD

[RD] plate 24, from London to Hawick dated 21 March 1843,
cancelled with a black London Number 1 Maltese Cross
Pre-dates the entry in the proof book by two days
One of two covers recorded on this date

No 2 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 30 JK
Plate 31 JG
FI

 

[JK] plate 30, cancelled with black London No 2 maltese cross.

[JG] plate 31, cancelled with black London No 2 maltese cross

[FI] cancelled with black London No 2 maltese cross.

 

No 3 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 29 EK
Plate 32 IJ
TK
Plate 32 PI

[EK] plate 29, cancelled with black London No 3 maltese cross.

[IJ] plate 32, cancelled with black London No 3 maltese cross.

[TK] cancelled with black London No 3 maltese cross.

[PI] plate 32, cancelled with black London No 3 maltese cross.

No 4 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 32 FC
Plate 3 RB
Plate 32 HA

 

[FC] plate 32,
cancelled with black
London No 4 maltese cross.

[RB] plate 3,
cancelled with black
London No 4 maltese cross.

[HA] plate 32, cancelled with
 a black London number 4
Maltese cross

 

 

 

 

 

 

No 5 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 32 CJ
Plate 31 FG
Plate 33 GE
Plate 34 BK

[CJ] plate 32, cancelled with No 5 in black maltese cross

[FG] plate 31, cancelled with black London No 5 maltese cross

[GE] plate 33, cancelled with black London No 5 maltese cross

[BK] plate 34, cancelled with black London No 5 maltese cross

Plate 3 OL
Plate 3 MI
Plate 30 RH

 

[OL] plate 3, cancelled with black London number 5 maltese cross.

[MI] plate 3, cancelled
with black London
No 5 Maltese Cross.

[RH] plate 30, cancelled with
 a black London No 5
Maltese cross

 

Plate 3 EC-EF

[EC-EF] plate 3, cancelled with
black London No 5 Maltese crosses

No 6 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 32 RK
Plate 3 HA
Plate 31 IA
Plate 3 IB

[RK] plate 32, cancelled with black London 6 maltese cross.

[HA] plate 3,
cancelled with black
London No 6 maltese cross.

[IA] plate 31, cancelled with black London 6 maltese cross.

[IB] plate 3, cancelled
with black London
No 6 Maltese Cross.

Plate 3 DL

 

 

 

[DL] plate 3, cancelled
with black London
No 6 Maltese Cross.

 

 

 

No 7 in cross

 

 

 

CJ
IH
Plate 35 HJ
Plate 3 AC

[CJ] cancelled with black London No 7 maltese cross.

[IH] cancelled with black London No 7 maltese cross.

[HJ] plate 35, cancelled with black London No 7 maltese cross.

[AC] plate 3, cancelled with black London number 7 maltese cross.

Plate 37 FJ-FK
Plate 33 JJ
Plate 39 MA

[FJ-FK] plate 37, pair on piece cancelled with black London No 7 maltese cross (square “J”).

[JJ] plate 33, cancelled with black London No 7 maltese cross.

[MA] plate 39, cancelled
with black London
No 7 Maltese Cross.

RB

[RB] from London to Leicester, dated 15 May 1844,
cancelled with a black London Number 7 Maltese cross
Penultimate day of the usage of numbered crosses in London

Plate 36 CJ

 

 

 

[CJ] plate 36, cancelled with
 a black London No 7
Maltese cross

 

 

 

AI

[AI] from London to Boston, dated 16 May 1844,
cancelled with a black London No 7 Maltese Cross
Last day of usage of the numbered Maltese cross

No 8 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 41 DK
Plate 3 QF
Plate 9 Red BI
Plate 33 AI

[DK] plate 41, cancelled with black London No 8 maltese cross.

[QF] plate 3, cancelled with black London No 8 maltese cross.

[BI] plate 9 in red, cancelled with black London No 8 maltese cross.

[AI] plate 33, cancelled with black London No 8 maltese cross.

Plate 20 AH

 

 

 

[AH] plate 20, cancelled with
 a black London No 8
Maltese cross

 

 

 

QE

[QE] from London to Elgin, dated 1 April 1843,
cancelled with a black Number 8 Maltese Cross
Earliest recorded usage of No 8 in Cross and probable first day of usage
Numbers 7 to 12 were entered into the proof book on 1 April 1843
 

 

 

 

 

 

No 9 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 34 EJ
Plate 39 LB
Plate 33 NB
Plate 30 RD

[EJ] plate 34, cancelled with black London No 9 maltese cross.

[LB] plate 39, cancelled with black London No 9 maltese cross.

[NB] plate 33, cancelled with black London No 9 maltese cross.

[RD] plate 30, cancelled with black London No 9 maltese cross.

Plate 3 RF

 

 

 

[RF] plate 3, cancelled with black London number 9 maltese cross.

 

 

 

No 10 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 38 BI
Plate 3 IA
Plate 3 CJ

 

[BI] plate 38, cancelled with black London No 10 maltese cross.

[IA] plate 3, cancelled with black London No 10 maltese cross.

[CJ] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London number 10
Maltese cross

 

No 11 in cross

 

 

 

Plate 35 RJ
Plate 32 GH

 

Plate 3 NG

[RJ] plate 35,
cancelled with black London No 11 maltese cross.

[GH] plate 32, cancelled
with black London
No 11 Maltese Cross.

 

 

[NG] plate 3, cancelled
with a black London No 11
Maltese Cross.

Plate 31 GC

 

 

 

[GC] plate 31, cancelled with black London No 11 maltese cross on piece with TP/Deptford Rd handstamp alongside.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No 12 in cross

 

 

 

LJ
Plate 3 EE
Plate 30 LK
Plate 3 IA

[LJ] cancelled with black London No 12 maltese cross.

[EE] plate 3, cancelled with black London No 12 maltese cross.

[LK] plate 30, cancelled
with black London
No 12 Maltese Cross.

[IA] plate 3, cancelled with
 a black London No 12
Maltese Cross

Plate 34 IB-IC
FC-FE

[IB-IC] plate 34, pair, cancelled with
black London No 12 maltese crosses

[FC-FE] strip of three,
cancelled with three black
London No 12 maltese crosses.

Plate 34 HG-HL

[HG-HL] plate 34, strip of six, cancelled with
six black London No 12 maltese crosses
(HG double letter H; HH double second letter H).

MG-MJ

[MG-MJ] strip of 4, cancelled with
black London No 12 maltese cross.