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Plate 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date registered : 15 November 1841.

Earliest recorded usage : 31 January 1842.
 

Plate 20 SE
Plate 20 NF-NH
Plate 20 JL

[SE] cancelled with
a blue Maltese cross

[NF-NH] strip of three, cancelled with
 three black Maltese crosses [e]

[JL] cancelled with
a blue Maltese cross [e]
Mixed inks
 

Plate 20 DH

 

Plate 20 EC-FC

 

Plate 20 CJ

[DH] cancelled with
a black Maltese cross

 

 

[CJ] cancelled with
a black Maltese cross
 Square “J”
 

Plate 20 SH

 

 

Plate 20 CC

[SH] cancelled with
a black Maltese cross

[EC-FC] vertical pair, cancelled with
two black Maltese crosses
 [EC shows variety open top NE]
 

[CC] cancelled with
a black Maltese cross

Plate 68 MA

[ND] from Wem to Ellesmere, dated 28 August 1843,
 cancelled with a metallic blue Maltese cross of Shrewsbury
Additional matching strike on reverse
 

Plate 20 KI-KL

[KI-KL] strip of four, cancelled with
 four black Maltese crosses

 

Plate 20 AG

[AG]  on letter from St Columb to Launceston, dated 17 October 1842,
 cancelled with a blue Maltese cross of St Columb

 

Plate 20 OG-OH
Plate 20 KI-KJ

[OG-OH] pair, cancelled with
black Maltese crosses [e]

 

[KI-KJ] pair, cancelled with
 blue Maltese crosses

Plate 20 JE
Plate 20 GJ-GL
Plate 20 CJ

[JE] cancelled with
a black Honiton CDS
(4 August 1842)
 

[GJ-GL] strip of three, cancelled with
 black Maltese crosses [e]

[CJ] cancelled with
a black Maltese cross

Plate 68 MA

[KD] from Blackpool to London, dated 3 August 1843,
 cancelled with a blue Maltese cross of Preston
Also has Blackpool Penny Post in blue
 

Plate 20 FD-FG

[FD-FG] strip of four, cancelled with
black Maltese crosses

 

Plate 20 IB
Plate 20 HE
Plate 20 QH
Plate 20 HA

[IB] cancelled with
 a black Maltese cross

[HE] cancelled with
a black Maltese cross

[QH] cancelled with
a black Maltese cross

[HA] cancelled with
 a black Maltese cross
of Kelso [e]
 

Plate 20 CB
Plate 20 AE-AF
Plate 20 SD

[CB] cancelled with
 a blue Maltese cross

[AE-AF] pair, cancelled with
black Maltese crosses
variety AF SE corner re-cut
 

[SD] cancelled with
 a black Maltese cross
D doubled

Plate 20 PL

[PL] from Heywood to Newcastle (Staffs.), dated 6 September 1842,
cancelled with a red Maltese cross [e]
Also has Heywood undated circle on reverse

Very late use of the red Maltese cross
 

Plate 20 KC

[KC] from Magherafelt to Ballymoney, dated 14 August 1842,
cancelled with a black Maltese cross

 

Plate 20 CG-CH

[CG-CH] pair, from Dumfries to Langholm, dated 25 March 1843,
cancelled with a single blackMaltese cross
Contrary to regulations
 

Plate 20 CJ
Plate 20 AH
Plate 20 CJ
Plate 20 CJ

[CJ] cancelled with
 a black Maltese cross

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

[CJ] cancelled with
 a black Maltese cross

[CJ] cancelled with
 a black Maltese cross