Post Office Cancellations

Alan Fincham had an excellent site listing Jamaican Postal Markings (based on the Ian Potter book).

Unfortunately, that site is now closed and this is my attempt to replace (content and presentation under construction).

Image Town Postmark EKD Date LKD Date Cancel Notes
Aberdeen Double Ring Datestamp 15-Dec-1931 17-Jul-1951
Aberdeen Registered Oval Datestamp 4-Apr-1950 10-Mar-1956 "REGISTERED" became defaced.
Aberdeen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 30-Jun-1955 2-Jul-1956 LKD is in black
Aberdeen Modern Single Ring 14-Dec-1955 4-Jun-1990
Aberdeen Modern Single Ring - 68 21-Mar-1968 29-Oct-1984 Known in violet 12th & 13.6.72
Aberdeen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 19-Sep-1974 18-Feb-1975
Aberdeen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Aug-1976 15-Sep-1981 Used in red 21.3.1978 to 28.1.1981
Aboukir Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35a 2-Jul-1949 1-Oct-1952
Aboukir Registered Oval Datestamp 30-Apr-1950 20-Jun-1965 The defacement of "REGISTERED" was not visible after 1960.
Aboukir Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Apr-1966 30-Dec-1968 Proof strike dated 20.3.1967
Aboukir Modern Single Ring - 68 30-Oct-1968 30-Jun-1984 Only known with asterisk.
Above Rocks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 A fragmentary copy on 1d red Arms. But no date.
Above Rocks Double Ring Datestamp 23-Jan-1912 17-Oct-1929
Above Rocks Double Ring Datestamp 15-Sep-1930 1-Mar-1955
Above Rocks Modern Single Ring. * above date. 25-Jan-1954 5-Nov-1972
Above Rocks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 20-Oct-1972 11-Jan-1979 Gap in frame line above second “A” in "JAMAICA"
Above Rocks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Feb-1976 1-Jul-1981 "ABOVEROCKS" is set as one word. Earliest violet: 20.4.1978
Above Rocks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Apr-1981 18-Oct-1985 Seen with gap in inner oval at right end.
Above Rocks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-Jun-1984 29-Dec-1989 Month before day in date. Known in violet up to 9.9.85 and in black from 12.9.85
Above Rocks Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 5-Jun-1995 11-Dec-1995
Above Rocks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Sep-1995 11-Jun-1997 Reads “ABOVE ROCK” without final “S”. Known in violet, blue and pale black.
Adelphi Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-Mar-1876 7-Jul-1902
Adelphi Ob-O-598? 15-Oct-1900 31-Dec-1900 Obliterator sent out in 1876.
Adelphi Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/12 31-Mar-1902 19-May-1902 Second line of print is just “02” of date at right of die.
Adelphi Double Ring Datestamp 1-Sep-1902 24-Jul-1922 May be two dies as letter apparently larger from around 1910.
Adelphi Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 30-Sep-1912 28-May-1954 Rings thicker than 40.06, but late strikes merging into single ring. LKD “1939” no month or day. Refurbished in 1940?
Adelphi Double Ring Datestamp 22-Apr-1921 7-Aug-1936 Finer rings than40.05, especially the inner. Merge to single with use.
Adelphi Double Ring Datestamp xx-xx-1938 28-May-1954 Clearly two rings but possibly a refurbished No. 40.06.
Adelphi Modern Single Ring. * above date. 24-Jul-1954 6-Nov-1991 Seen on registered cover without year plug (2.5.1966).
Adelphi Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Mar-1997 7-Mar-1997 Only a single example known!
Aenon Town Double Ring Datestamp 28-Feb-1935 7-May-1959
Aenon Town Double Ring Datestamp 4-Apr-1951 5-Apr-1965
Aenon Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Mar-1958 xx-May-1990 Two dies. Second issue approx 1964 with slight difference in spacing. “N” to “A” at right of cancel 10mm on first die, 11mm on second.
Aenon Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Jun-1966 16-Jan-1968
Aenon Town Modern Single Ring - 91 15-Aug-1990 29-Nov-1994 Appears to be an early example of the MSR91 postmark.
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 xx-May-1996 xx-May-1996 Used for “First Flight” covers from Palisadoes to Miami and New York. Reads: FIRST FLIGHT/AIR JAMAICA
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Jul-1970 1-Jul-1970 Used for “First Flight” covers from Palisadoes to Nassau and Chicago. Reads: FIRST FLIGHT/AIR JAMAICA
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Dec-1971 1-Dec-1971 Used for “First Flight” covers from Palisadoes to Philadelphia. Reads: FIRST FLIGHT/AIR JAMAICA
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Oct-1975 26-Oct-1975 Used for “First Flight” covers from Palisadoes to Frankfurt. Reads: FIRST FLIGHT/AIR JAMAICA
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Oct-1975 26-Oct-1975 Used on same flight as 60.05 but for mail dispatched from Montego Bay. Reads: FIRST FLIGHT/AIR JAMAICA
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Nov-1975 3-Nov-1975 Used for mail received at Kingston/Palisadoes on new service from Frankfurt. Reads: FIRST FLIGHT/AIR JAMAICA
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Apr-1979 2-Apr-1979 Used on all mail flown on the one day. Reads: “10th ANNIVERSARY 1969 - 1979/AIR JAMAICA”
Air Jamaica Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Jul-1975 18-Jul-1975 Used at Montego Bay Airport for mail received on new service from Toronto.
Airport Montego Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Oct-1969 10-Aug-1970 A special TRD is known on a favour strike in violet dated 18.9.1968
Airport Montego Modern Single Ring 11-May-1973 25-Sep-1975
Airy Castle Double Ring Datestamp 21-Dec-1934 25-Jan-1967
Airy Castle Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Mar-1958 27-Aug-1991 Two strikes in red known; 4th and 6th October 1981.
Albany Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 20-May-1897 2-Oct-1897 Known only with ms date in red ink on a 1d key plate (T.F.).
Albany Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 20-Dec-1897 15-Jan-1966 Dots do not always show. Die re-cut more than once.
Albany Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 27-Mar-1956 30-Apr-1990 Asterisk not always inserted. “ALBANY” 11mm long.
Albany Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jun-1967 24-Nov-1970
Albany Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 5-Nov-1990 5-Nov-1990 Reads: “ALBANY POST OFFICE/JAMAICA”
Albany Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Apr-1985 29-Nov-1991 “ALBANY” 13mm long.
Albany Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 17-Aug-1994 27-Oct-1994 “ALBANY” 13mm long.
Albany Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 12-Aug-1904 30-Dec-1907 Blue, red, purple & black inks are known.
Albany Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 18-May-1910 15-Dec-1910 Blue, red, purple & black inks are known.
Albany Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 2-Apr-1912 18-Nov-1924 Small Maltese Crosses as ornaments at both sides. Examples are known after station ceased to handle post.
Albany Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 6-May-1912 5-Nov-1924 No Maltese Crosses. Known in violet 5.11.1912.
Albert Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/12 12-Feb-1902 24-Mar-1903 Known in violet 16.3.1902. Last two digits “02” of year in die corrected for 1903. Rest of date is either in ink or crayon ms.
Albert Town Double Ring Datestamp 9-Oct-1903 6-Oct-1929 Example known with lettering 2.3mm high and diameter of 27.5mm!
Albert Town Double Ring Datestamp 15-May-1932 3-Jul-1967 A strike dated xx/xx/1930 EKD is reported.
Albert Town Birmingham. Type - B3 25-Feb-1954 29-Sep-2000 Without asterisk.
Albert Town Modern Single Ring 23-Jul-1964 23-Jul-1964 Unconfirmed!
Albert Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 5-Nov-1987 12-Apr-1988 Very distorted with use!
Albert Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 16-Jan-1991 13-Jan-1995 New die. Known in black: 12.2.1993.
Albert Town New Single Ring 29-Mar-2005 29-Mar-2005 Reads: "ALBERT TOWN/ dd.mm.yy/JAMAICA W.I." within a single 3 cm diameter ring.
Albion Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 5-Dec-1956 2-Dec-1957
Albion Modern Single Ring (* above date) 15-Mar-1958 13-Feb-1975 Known in purple 2.12.1960 and 13.4.1962. Otherwise black. Example, on a registered cover, is without year plug.
Albion Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Dec-1967 16-Apr-1978 Violet, up to 20.1.1969 and black from 14.1.1969.
Albion Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*JaWI/37 11-Jul-1960 1-Apr-1961
Albion Mountain Modern Single Ring (* above date) 30-Jul-1962 24-Jun-1970 Seen without year plug.
Albion Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Nov-1973 22-Feb-1974 Issued for re-opening of office. A proof strike is known with an astersk.(23.11.73)
Albion Mountain Modern Single Ring 27-Nov-1982 27-Nov-1982 Issued for re-opening of office. A proof strike is known with an astersk.(23.11.73)
Albion Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Nov-1973 23-Nov-1973 Reads: "ALBION MOUNTAIN". Seen postally used on a 4¢ stamp. Note dented oval above "N" of MOUNTAIN and broken inner oval above "MA" of JAMAICA.
Alderton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 19-Nov-1908 19-Nov-1908 Reads: “ALDERSTON”
Alderton Double Ring Datestamp 23-Jan-1912 11-Nov-1938 Slight changes in use suggest refurbishment.
Alderton Birmingham. Type - B1 17-Aug-1939 16-Nov-1966 Asterisk above date.
Alderton Modern Single Ring (* above date) 13-Feb-1968 5-Feb-1986
Alexandria Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 1-Jun-1837 1-Jun-1837 Sent out in 1810
Alexandria Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 18-Jan-1837
Alexandria Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 9-May-1839 11-Feb-1860 An extra double set of slugs were sent out 1.5.1847 for this cancel.
Alexandria Numerical Obliterator. Type - A27 H xx-Jun-1859 3-Jun-1891 LKD found on a dated Postal Stationary Card
Alexandria Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 11-May-1863 xx-xx-1895 Index "C"
Alexandria Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 21-Dec-1896 31-May-1911 Dots are faint.
Alexandria Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 5-May-1917 26-Oct-1937 Dots are clear.
Alexandria Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 16-Jun-1932 18-Dec-1970 Apparently two different dies. Change probably made in late 1930’s.
Alexandria Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 1-Apr-1945 21-May-1991 Asterisk above date.
Alexandria Modern Single Ring (* above date) 2-Feb-1965 5-May-1993 Two dies. Distance between last "A" in Alexandria and last "A" in Jamaica is 12mm in original (Type A), and 11mm in one introduced in 1972 (Type B).
Alexandria Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Jan-1972 5-May-1993 Two dies. Distance between last "A" in Alexandria and last "A" in Jamaica is 12mm in original (Type A), and 11mm in one introduced in 1972 (Type B).
Alley Numerical Obliterator. Type - A78 H 8-Apr-1859 13-Jan-1893 Vere became Alley in 1874 and a new "A78" obliterator was issued.
Alley Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1875 9-Oct-1894
Alley Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 26-Nov-1894 6-Dec-1904
Alley Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 12-May-1917 1-Sep-1937 Appears as a “Single Ring”. Rings probably too close to be distinguished.
Alley Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 11-Feb-1923 14-Mar-1936 Has a 4 digit year.
Alley Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 10-Jan-1940 28-Aug-1981 Variation in width of letter “A” in ALLEY probably due to damage. Seen without year plug.
Alley Birmingham. Type - B4 24-Jan-1955 24-Jul-1961 Earliest date has no year plug, but letter dated 1955.
Alley Modern Single Ring. * above date. 15-Aug-1962 22-Nov-1988
Alley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 27-Apr-1978 27-Apr-1978
Alligator Pond Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O1/4 30-Jul-1890 10-Jun-1892
Alligator Pond Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 15-Jul-1892 10-Oct-1923 “R” in ALLIGATOR has an unusually short tail.
Alligator Pond Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 14-Nov-1924 18-Feb-1953 7mm longer space between start of “Alligator” and start of “Jamaica”.
Alligator Pond Birmingham. Type - B3 25-May-1954 3-Aug-1995 No asterisk.
Alligator Pond Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI/37je 2-Dec-1998 2-Dec-1998 Reads: “ALLIGATOR POND POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”
Allman Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*BWI/36d 29-Jan-1963 12-May-1967 Issued with “B.W.I.” inscribed, but this was cut from the die before use.
Allman Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Jun-1967 28-May-1968
Allman Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 27-Sep-1968 30-Jul-1973 Known with year above day/month.
Allman Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/32 18-Jan-1939 7-Nov-1941 A row of dots and “193” of date in die.
Allman Town Birmingham. Type - B1 7-Dec-1941 3-Apr-1990 Usually has an asterisk. Bars 7mm. (But see Proud, p.219).
Allman Town Birmingham. Type - B1 14-Nov-1951 10-Mar-1993 Violet: April and September to December 1983. Otherwise black. Bars 10mm. (Usually no asterisk).
Allman Town Modern Single Ring. * above date. 21-Apr-1958 14-Jun-1990 “ALLMAN” & “TOWN” close together so name is clear of a line drawn across top of date.
Allman Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Feb-1965 6-Feb-1965 Inner oval does not show and “JAMAICA” is offset to left.
Allman Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Jul-1967 23-Mar-1968
Allman Town Modern Single Ring xx-xx-1972 28-Apr-1993 Larger space between “ALLMAN” & “TOWN” than 190.04 results in name touching a line drawn across the top of date. Usually no asterisk.
Allman Town Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 2-Jul-1995 2-Jul-1995
Alps Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-May-1967 18-May-1968
Alps Modern Single Ring - 68 5-Dec-1968 1-Nov-1996
Alston Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 10-Feb-1919 25-Oct-1937
Alston Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 31-Oct-1938 xx-xx-1986 Seen on a registered cover without year plug (6.12.1967).
Alston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Mar-1968 15-Jul-1976
Alva Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 9-Aug-1956 8-Sep-1956
Alva Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Feb-1957 7-Jul-1991
Amity Hall Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 6-Nov-1770 6-Nov-1770
Amity Hall Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 8-Dec-1808 8-Dec-1808
Anchovy Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 21-Jun-1882 31-Oct-1918 Index A, C or none
Anchovy Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 18-Oct-1906 6-Jun-1970
Anchovy Birmingham. Type - B1 25-Jul-1950 24-Jul-1995 Usually with an asterisk. Strike dated 7.7.1967 has no asterisk. Has been seen with year above day/month and with date inverted. Anchovy may also have used a B3.
Anchovy Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Nov-1996 11-Jan-2001 Only known in black in 1999 and 2001.
Anchovy Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1a 5-Nov-1901 12-Jun-1918
Anchovy Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3b 17-Mar-1919 29-Nov-1923
Annotto Bay Cancel Type Cancel Notes
Annotto Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 10-Jul-1804 9-Feb-1834
Annotto Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 29-Sep-1819 28-Apr-1832 Reads: “ANNOTTO BAY”
Annotto Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 6-May-1833 17-Jul-1838 Reads: “ANNATTO BAY”
Annotto Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 1-Apr-1839 21-Oct-1840 Sent: 1.4.1839. Reads: "ANNATTO BAY
Annotto Bay “SL6” Reported from “Spence” collection. No details available.
Annotto Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 22-Mar-1844 13-Aug-1859 Sent out 15.12.1842
Annotto Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A28 H 31-Mar-1859 21-Mar-1876 Sent: 1.2.1859
Annotto Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 11-May-1863 24-Jan-1885
Annotto Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A28 M 9-Sep-1878 26-Jan-1885
Annotto Bay Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 30-Mar-1885 18-Dec-1897 No index?
Annotto Bay Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 27-Nov-1894 1-Jul-1915 Known in blue: 29.9.1902
Annotto Bay Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 10-Sep-1898 13-Jul-1916
Annotto Bay Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 9-Oct-1909 4-May-1915 Name is hyphenated: “ANNOTTO-BAY”
Annotto Bay Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 20-Jan-1916 23-Jul-1937
Annotto Bay Double Ring Datestamp 15-Dec-1937 24-Nov-1967 Distance: “A” of Annotto to “J” of Jamaica is 6mm.
Annotto Bay Modern Single Ring (* above date) 10-Sep-1956 6-Dec-1994 At least 4 dies with minor variations. Seen without year plug.
Annotto Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 27-Feb-1968 27-Feb-1968
Annotto Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 17-Feb-1902 1-Oct-1919
Annotto Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 29-Jan-1905 20-Jul-1908
Annotto Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3b? 20-Sep-1912 31-Dec-1923 Abbreviated: “GOV’T”. Known in violet: 11.11.1924
Annotto Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 6-Oct-1925 11-Oct-1925
Appleton Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 20-Sep-1901 20-Apr-1910
Appleton Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 11-Aug-1911 21-Jan-1922
Appleton Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 18-May-1914 31-Jan-1924 Abbreviated: “GOV’T”
Arawak Temporary steel die 17-Dec-1957 22-May-1958 A temporary die made up from individual letters and numbers. An asterisk was used to divide day and month. The year was on a line below.
Arawak Modern Single Ring (* above date) 23-Oct-1958 16-Jan-1995 Only known with asterisk. Seen without year plug on registered cover - 11.7.1975.
Arcadia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Nov-1963 22-Oct-1964
Arcadia Modern Single Ring (* above date) 8-Dec-1965 26-Mar-1990 Known in violet 11.8.67 to 26.3.1990
Arlington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Jan-1967 3-Dec-1970 An item dated 13.12.1992 may be a new die or this one reused.
Arlington Modern Single Ring - 68 22-Jan-1971 18-Jun-1984 Example from a (1984) registered cover is without year plug.
Arlington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 9-Oct-1989 11-Jan-1994 Reads: “ARLINGTON POSTAL AGENCY/JAMAICA”. Used in black 10.11.1989 and known in half shades near this date.
Arlington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 10-Jul-1989 28-Mar-1990 In black: 10.7.1989. Otherwise in violet.
Armstrong Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Apr-1969 12-Feb-1970
Armstrong Modern Single Ring 6-Nov-1973 15-Jan-1976
Armstrong Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37h 30-Dec-1985 22-Jul-1991 Reads: “ARMSTRONG/POSTAL AGENCY” No “JAMAICA”
Armstrong Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 15-Nov-1991 12-Jun-1992 Reads: “ARMSTRONG/POSTAL AGENCY/JAMAICA”
Ashley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38 14-Apr-1949 9-May-1950 Date inserted in manuscript blue ink up to November 1949
Ashley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38 27-Jan-1950 27-Jan-1950 Differs from 330.01 in that “JAMAICA” is much shorter and asterisks are below centre line.
Ashley Registered Oval Datestamp 20-Apr-1950 15-Oct-1955 “REGISTERED” defaced when first used but in MAy 1952 defacement was removed and ink changed to black.
Ashley Modern Single Ring 10-Apr-1956 14-Jan-1967
Ashley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Feb-1967 28-May-1972 Lettering is in upright serif as compared with 330.01/02 where lettering is slanted.
Ashley Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 23-Aug-1968 24-May-1988
Ashton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 14-Dec-1955 6-Sep-1956
Ashton Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Feb-1957 19-Nov-1983 Example without Year.
Ashton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 16-Sep-1994 1-Nov-1996
Ashton Modern Single Ring - 91 10-Mar-1995 10-Mar-1995
Askenish Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 30-Oct-1920 9-Sep-1921 Row of dots and year across middle.
Askenish Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 6-Jun-1921 xx-Dec-1976 Used in increasingly dark shades of purple during first week of use. An example on a registered cover is without year plug.
Askenish Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Jul-1974 xx-Feb-1977
Askenish Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 1-Apr-1977 19-Aug-1987 Reads: ASKENISH POST OFFICE/JAMAICA”. Two dies, one with larger lettering.
Askenish Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Jan-1981 29-Jun-1984 Reads: ASKENISH/JAMAICA”.
Askenish Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 12-Oct-1979 28-Oct-1993
Athlone Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38 10-Apr-1970 8-Jan-1975 Changed to black ink in late 1972
Athlone Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37sp 30-Apr-1972 28-Sep-1972 With asterisks, but without serifs on lettering.
Athlone Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Mar-1985 2-May-1988
Athlone Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Apr-1981 19-Apr-1981 Full stop after “JAMAICA”
Auchtembeddie Double Ring Datestamp 28-Feb-1939 27-Oct-1958
Auchtembeddie Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 22-Apr-1952 10-Jul-1990 LKD strike has day in manuscript.
Auchtembeddie Modern Single Ring - 91 26-Oct-1993 26-Oct-1993
Axe and Adze Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Sep-1966 17-May-1968
Axe and Adze Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 21-Sep-1968 25-Jun-1990
B.C.P.S.G. Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Nov-1967 25-Nov-1967 Reads: “B.C.P.S.G./KINGSTON, JAMAICA”
Bailey's Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 11-Nov-1949 9-May-1950
Bailey's Vale Registered Oval Datestamp 27-Nov-1950 13-Mar-1962 Last known in violet 3.2.1953. Earliest known in black: 25.7.1959. Known reused 19.4.1991 and 16.10.1991.
Bailey's Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 5-Jul-1961 24-Oct-1961
Bailey's Vale Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Aug-1963 8-Aug-1988 Known used in violet: 11.7.1974.
Bailey's Vale Modern Single Ring - 68 23-May-1968 19-Aug-1988 Known used in violet: 13.2.1974 to 3.2.1976.
Baillie's Tavern Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 Issued but not known used.
Bakers Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-May-1966 6-Jun-1968 Asterisks appear to change in position. Possibly more than one die.
Bakers Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 14-May-1970 21-Sep-1976
Balaclava Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1875 10-Dec-1895 Index "B"
Balaclava Numerical Obliterator. Type - A79 K 24-Dec-1886 17-Oct-1890
Balaclava Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 6-Jan-1896 31-Jul-1928
Balaclava Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 8-Nov-1924 17-Jan-1935
Balaclava Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 12-Nov-1932 12-May-1973 Possibly a refurbished 430.03
Balaclava Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 18-Jul-1939 15-Nov-1985 With an asterisk. Known used in purple 10.8.1976 to 12.9.1976.
Balaclava Birmingham. Type - B3 16-Apr-1951 16-Sep-1987 Known with and without an asterisk.
Balaclava Temporary Steel Die 21-Aug-1957 xx-Jan-1961
Balaclava Modern Single Ring 1-Mar-1972 23-Mar-1985 Some strikes known in violet without year plug.
Balaclava Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Mar-1975 20-Mar-1979 20.3.1979 strike is in black. Otherwise LKD: 17.7.1977.
Balaclava Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Jan-1976 24-Jan-1979
Balaclava Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 4-Jan-1991 4-Jan-1991 Said to read: “BALACLAVA POSTAL AGENCY/JAMAICA”. But no report of change from Post Office status known.
Balaclava Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1a 19-Dec-1901 29-Apr-1902
Balaclava Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 29-Apr-1902 30-Oct-1920 Also known in red: 1902-1906.
Balaclava Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3b 27-Feb-1921 1-Dec-1923
Balaclava Station Railway Cancel. Type - S4b 11-Jun-1927 11-Jun-1927
Balcarres Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 8-Jan-1913 13-Sep-1915
Balcarres Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 28-Mar-1921 15-Nov-1949 New LKD
Balcarres Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 5-Oct-1964 Defacement of “REGISTERED” appears to have been removed after 19.1.1951.
Balcarres Temporary steel datestamp 13-Jun-1957 25-Mar-1962 With asterisk.
Balcarres Modern Single Ring (* above date) 26-Nov-1962 19-Jan-1982
Balcarres Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 18-Apr-1983 3-Mar-1988 Ink changed from violet to blue with new year (1984), late strikes in violet again, but poorly legible.
Bamboo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 xx-xx-1896 xx-xx-1896 Only a single example without manuscript day/month addition to “96” in die.
Bamboo Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 23-Dec-1896 2-Feb-1925 Lettering 3mm high
Bamboo Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 19-Dec-1927 25-Jun-1951 Inner ring is very faint to missing. Die wore badly.
Bamboo Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 16-Dec-1951 11-Jul-1975 Asterisk above date.
Bamboo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-Jan-1972 2-Oct-1982 Normally in violet, except for 4.11.72 to 4.11.73. Example is in black.
Bamboo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Jan-1974 18-Mar-1976 LKD was in black.
Bamboo Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Nov-1975 21-Oct-1992 Favour strike known in blue 18.2.1976. Also known in blue: April/May 1981.
Banana Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 3-Sep-1923 29-Dec-1923 “192” of year is on die.
Banana Ground Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 7-Oct-1924 19-Nov-1976 1924 strikes were in blue and violet. Refurbished in 1930’s.
Banana Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Jun-1977 13-Apr-1983 Deteriorated and spread in size with use of black ink.
Banana Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Feb-1982 8-Apr-1987 Earliest strike was in black. No deterioration or spreading noted. There is a break in the lower oval over the 2nd “A” of JAMAICA.
Banana Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 8-Apr-1987 21-Jun-1988 Reads: “BANANA GROUND POST OFFICE/JAMAICA”
Banana Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Aug-1989 28-Oct-1992 Issued 14.7.1989. No break in inner oval.
Banana Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41j 14-Mar-1995 31-Jul-1995 Larger lettering than 470.05 and no asterisks.
Banbury Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 19-May-1961 13-Feb-1965 Ink changed to black in 1964.
Banbury Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Dec-1964 27-Apr-1976
Banbury Modern Single Ring - 68 1-Jul-1968 25-Oct-1978
Bangor Ridge Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 4-Nov-1935 18-Jan-1972
Bangor Ridge Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Jan-1961 18-Apr-1989 Known used in violet: 13.5.1968 & 7.4.1976. Also in red: 7.4.1975
Bangor Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-May-1968 28-Dec-1973 Later strikes in black ink causing distortion.
Bangor Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-May-1974 17-Jan-1975 No distortion. 11mm from “JAMAICA” to asterisk.
Baptist Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Nov-1966 xx-May-1968
Baptist Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 24-May-1968 20-Jan-1982
Barbary Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Nov-1963 xx-May-1968
Barbary Hall Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 10-Jan-1966 14-Aug-1991
Barking Lodge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Jan-1954 1-Jul-1954 Date added on a separate die. “MAY 53” dates are errors and should read “MAY 54”. Has been reported as having “Jamaica” in lower case. A different die?
Barking Lodge Modern Single Ring with or without * 3-Jun-1954 2-Apr-1991 Violet ink used until end of 1954. Then black. LKD has no year plug but Golden Grove backstamp is dated 1991.
Barneyside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Jan-1971 4-Oct-1972
Barneyside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 30-Oct-1971 30-Oct-1971 Used on Tercentenary F.D.C.s. May not have been issued by the P.O.. One example dated 4.10.1972.
Barneyside Modern Single Ring. * above date. 15-Jan-1973 15-Jul-1991
Barnstaple Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Apr-1958 1-Sep-1958
Barnstaple Modern Single Ring. With or without * 30-Mar-1958 26-Oct-1981 Asterisk not always put into die.
Bartons Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 3-Aug-1896 2-Nov-1896 Reads. 1st line: “BARTONS” (Serif). 2nd line: “ 96”. 3rd line: “JAMAICA” (Sans-serif),
Bartons Double Ring Datestamp 22-Feb-1897 28-Nov-1914
Bartons Double Ring Datestamp 14-Nov-1916 16-Apr-1958
Bartons Modern Single Ring. With or without * 2-Nov-1954 30-Apr-1990
Bath Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 Issued, but not known used.
Bath Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 20-Dec-1824 24-Apr-1826 24.4.1826 strike was albino.
Bath Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 26-Mar-1834 7-Dec-1837 5.12.1837 strike was albino.
Bath Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 26-Jul-1839 31-May-1859 In black, except for 22.6.1847 to 7.10.1849 when in blue.
Bath Numerical Obliterator. Type - A29 H 18-Mar-1859 21-Feb-1862 Sent: 1.2.1859
Bath Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 16-May-1859 1-Jun-1896
Bath Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 5-May-1890 xx-Aug-1923
Bath Double Ring Datestamp 16-Mar-1920 23-Nov-1935
Bath Double Ring Datestamp 17-Aug-1935 6-Dec-1951
Bath Birmingham. Type - B4. With * 25-Jul-1952 28-Jul-1987
Bath Modern Single Ring. With or without * 22-Jul-1960 28-Aug-2000 2 dies. Length of “BATH” is 10mm or 11.5mm.
Bath Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-May-1963 21-Jul-1968
Bath Mountain Modern Single Ring (* above date) 12-Sep-1968 22-Jan-1982 Issued 18.12.1964. There may be an M.S.R. 68 running at same time.
Bath Mountain Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 16-Nov-1968 10-Mar-1970 Note from Potter: "There may be an M.S.R. 68 running at same time. Difficult to separate reports, but A.P.D.S. has 16.11.1968 to 10.3.1970 for M.S.R. 68. Strike dated 14.10.1975 appears to be an MSR-68."
Baulk Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Feb-1963 3-May-1968 Record of 22.5.1966 and 3.5.1968 are in blue.
Baulk Modern Single Ring - 68 16-Jul-1968 29-Feb-1972
Beacon Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Nov-1973 16-Mar-1977
Beacon Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-May-1977 10-Aug-1981
Beaufort Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Dec-1968 30-Sep-1970
Beaufort Modern Single Ring 13-May-1971 23-Aug-1991 Known in violet up to14.3.1979 and in black from 14.11.1979.
Beckford Kraal Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/23 25-Jul-1927 10-Aug-1927 Reads. 1st line: “BECKFORD KRAAL” 2nd line: “...............192..” 3rd line: “JAMAICA”. Third line is smaller. Also known in black
Beckford Kraal Double Ring Datestamp 20-Oct-1927 28-Aug-1975
Beckford Kraal Birmingham. Type - B1 5-Jan-1964 5-Jan-1964
Beckford Kraal Modern Single Ring 7-Feb-1964 3-Dec-1985
Beckford Kraal Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-Nov-1980 25-Nov-1980 Not listed in Potter
Beckford Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41b 14-Apr-1970 xx-Jan-1986 “JAMAICA” in sans-serif caps.
Beckford Town Modern Single Ring 10-Nov-1971 29-Dec-1979
Beecher Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 14-Apr-1962 30-Jan-1964 A re-use in black: 17.8.1966
Beecher Town Modern Single Ring 9-Feb-1965 7-Jun-1971 A strike dated 20.6.1977 appears to be a re-use of this die rather than 630-03.
Beecher Town Modern Single Ring - 68 30-Jan-1971 24-Nov-1980
Beeston Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/23 10-Dec-1928 28-Jul-1931 Reads. 1st line: “BEESTON SPRING”. 2nd line: .......192..” 3rd line: “JAMAICA” in smaller print.
Beeston Spring Double Ring Datestamp 18-Dec-1940 19-Jul-1974
Beeston Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Sep-1974 17-May-1977 Known in black: 11.5.1976.
Beeston Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 25-Feb-1975 2-Sep-1976 Originally in violet, but last 4 months in black.
Beeston Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 28-Mar-1977 12-May-1987 Reads: “BEESTON SPRING POST OFFIEC”
Beeston Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Aug-1987 22-Oct-1990 Early marks were nearly black. Smaller lettering than 640.03
Beeston Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Mar-1991 24-Oct-1991
Beeston Spring Modern Single Ring - 91 20-Sep-1990 10-Dec-1991
Belfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 5-Jan-1909 xx-Jan-1918 Normally in violet, but used in black April & May 1909. Centre line is row of dots plus full year “1909”.
Belfield Double Ring Datestamp 26-Feb-1912 10-Oct-1932
Belfield Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 14-Feb-1939 13-Dec-1989 A violet strike recorded with no date but year “1990”. Strike on registered cover dated 9.5.1968 has no year plug. LKD strike is in deep violet.
Belfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 6-Nov-1992 30-Mar-1995 Reads: “BELFIELD POST OFFICE/JAMAICA”
Belgar Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Sep-1970 5-Mar-1975 Later strikes have a break in the inner oval under letter “L” which may be damage or a second die. Strikes 7.1.1976 and 22.9.1984 in black. Left “*” is higher.
Belgar Modern Single Ring 7-Jun-1972 24-Apr-1991 No record of use in black other than LKD.
Belgar Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Mar-1975 23-Sep-1985 Ink is all shades between black and red. Differs from 660.01 in having asterisk lower on left side. Very distorted by 1985.
Belgar Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 14-Aug-1998 14-Aug-1998
Bellas Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 28-Sep-1923 10-Apr-1924 Reads. 1st line: “BELLAS GATE”. 2nd line “.........192..” 3rd line: “JAMAICA”.
Bellas Gate Double Ring Datestamp 1-Apr-1925 3-Apr-1942
Bellas Gate Birmingham. Type - B1 10-Jul-1951 28-Oct-1970 Issued in February 1940 and probably used much earlier than EKD.
Bellas Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Dec-1967 13-Feb-1968
Bellas Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 17-Feb-1971 19-Apr-1978
Bellas Gate Modern Single Ring - 68 15-Apr-1972 23-Mar-1978 Has been recorded as an ordinary M.S.R., but is certainly finer than normal.
Bellas Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Jul-1976 19-May-1980 Early strikes in red. 1980 only in black.
Bellas Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Oct-1977 19-Oct-1984 Known in red 21.6.1978 to 27.4.1983.
Bellas Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 3-Mar-1986 26-Apr-1988 Reads: “BELLAS GATE/POST OFFICE”. No “JAMAICA”
Bellas Gate Modern Single Ring - 91 17-Apr-1991 17-Apr-1991
Belvedere Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 11-May-1896 14-Dec-1896 Reads. 1st line: “BELVEDERE” in serfed caps. 2nd line: “ 96”. 3rd line: “JAMAICA” in sans-serif caps. A second die reading : DELVEDERE may be a fake.
Belvedere Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 2-Jan-1897 15-Apr-1912
Benbow Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*dnt/42c 4-Feb-1946 23-Dec-1946 Asterisks are large 5-point stars.
Benbow Birmingham. Type - B1 30-Dec-1946 25-Feb-1995 Changed from violet to black in November 1949 but violet again in November 1973.
Benbow Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Feb-1976 7-Jan-1977 LKD strike seen on auction item.
Bensonton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 1-Feb-1894 3-Jun-1895 “94” of date in die.
Bensonton Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 31-Jan-1896 1-Apr-1926
Bensonton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/18 3-Jun-1914 14-Sep-1914 Used after re-opening of the office. Full “1914” is in die.
Bensonton Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 7-Oct-1919 28-Jun-1930 Used after re-opening of the office and used concurrently with 700.03.
Bensonton Birmingham. Type - B1 27-Jun-1941 22-Nov-1962 Often used without year plug.
Bensonton Modern Single Ring (with or without * above date) 7-Apr-1963 3-Dec-1985 Used in violet during February and March 1965 and 7.4.1963. Two different dies.
Bermaddy Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Dec-1942 6-Dec-1943
Bermaddy Birmingham. Type - B2 3-Dec-1943 10-Mar-1955
Berry Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/36 8-Aug-1951 5-Sep-1951 “BERRY HILL” in serifed caps and “JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Berry Hill Birmingham. Type - B4 29-Apr-1952 16-Nov-1970
Berry Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Nov-1967 28-Mar-1968
Berry Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 14-Aug-1968 20-Jun-1979
Berry Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j xx-Dec-1992 1-Dec-1992 Earliest date reads “DEC 41”!
Berry Hill Modern Single Ring - 91 3-Nov-1990 3-Aug-1993
Berwick Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 27-Jan-1970 20-Nov-1974 Used originally in violet. Changed to black for 30th January and in February and March. Known in Blue-black 25.1.71 and then in violet.
Berwick Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Nov-1979 26-Apr-1989 Early strikes have Day/Month/Year. Later; Month/Day/Year. A kink under “I” of “BERWICK” becomes a break and lettering distortion creates appearance of two dies.
Bessie Baker Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Nov-1966 20-Apr-1968
Bessie Baker Modern Single Ring - 68 21-Sep-1968 2-Oct-1994
Bessie Baker Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Dec-1989 7-Dec-1989
Bethel Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/5 28-Aug-1891 18-Mar-1895 Strikes dated from letter contents or other marks. No date in die or in manuscript.
Bethel Town Double Ring Datestamp 28-Aug-1891 1-Jan-1934 Used either side of closure.
Bethel Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 23-Feb-1923 25-Feb-1928 Used in black 23.2.1923 to 18.5.1923. Otherwise in violet.
Bethel Town Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 23-Jul-1936 3-Dec-1991 Rings are of similar weight.
Bethel Town Birmingham. Type - B1 Proof strike. Not known used.
Bethel Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 18-Oct-1995 15-Oct-1996 Reads: “ETHEL TOWN”. However, a strike of 2.12.1996 has “B” and appears the same?
Bethsalem Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PABWI 19-Jul-1955 25-Oct-1955 Reads: “BETHSALEM POSTAL AGENCY/JAMAICA B.W.I.”
Bethsalem Modern Single Ring (* above date) 15-Feb-1956 10-Aug-1992 Earliest strikes are in violet.
Beverley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 Proof strikes known, but since MSR (770.02) was available by opening day, probably never postally used.
Beverley Modern Single Ring (* above date) 16-Dec-1955 6-Sep-1980
Beverley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PAWI/37je 12-Oct-1998 12-Oct-1998 Reads: “BEVERLEY POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Bickersteth Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 28-Mar-1963 17-Apr-1963
Bickersteth Modern Single Ring 27-Jun-1963 28-Sep-1987
Bickersteth Modern Single Ring - 68 xx-xx-1991 2-Apr-1993 Seen used on cover posted late 1990 or early 1991 with unreadable date line.
Biddiford Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35a 30-Jan-1970 19-Jan-1972 Name is in sans-serif and “JAMAICA” in serifed capitals.
Biddiford Modern Single Ring 28-Feb-1972 17-Oct-1997 Earliest date was in violet.
Big Bridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Feb-1970 21-Apr-1978 Known in black: 6.12.1972. Otherwise violet.
Big Bridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Mar-1980 27-Apr-1987
Big Bridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 5-May-1989 17-Jul-1995 Reads: “BIG BRIDGE POSTAL AGENCY/JAMAICA”. Known in blue 17.2.1992.
Big Bridge Modern Single Ring - 91 13-Dec-1991 13-Dec-1991 Date format is: “13 / 1991 / DE”
Big Pear Tree Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37g 10-Aug-1961 23-Nov-1961 Office name is in lower case. All lettering is serifed.
Big Pear Tree Modern Single Ring (* above date) 28-Mar-1963 18-Feb-1974
Big Woods Problem with web site
Birds Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Jan-1946 25-Nov-1946
Birds Hill Birmingham. Type - B1 13-Mar-1951 23-Nov-1967 Some early strikes in violet. Issued: 6.12.1946.
Birds Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 30-May-1968 4-Apr-1990
Black Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37b 25-Nov-1957 2-Aug-1958 Known with lettering spaced differently and may be a second forged die for ease of use on philatelic covers!
Black Hill Modern Single Ring 1-Jun-1959 4-Jun-1990
Black River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 25-Mar-1760 Sold in “Perrin Fitzherbert” auction at Derby 8.4.1989.
Black River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 16-Jan-1773 2-Jul-1794
Black River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 24-Jul-1806 A cover is known cancelled with a manuscript “Black River” and dated 12.10.1808.
Black River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 22-Nov-1825 Two copies of this exist on letters in the Customs and Excise Library in London.
Black River Manuscript 12-Oct-1808 22-Nov-1825 Manuscript cancellations of at least two types exist within this time period
Black River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b In record books but not known used.
Black River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 17-Mar-1840 28-Nov-1859
Black River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 10-Oct-1859 xx-Dec-1882 Index "A" or "C"
Black River Numerical Obliterator. Type - A30 H 28-Feb-1859 27-Dec-1868
Black River Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 13-Aug-1882 1-Oct-1913 Index A, B or C. Also without index letter.
Black River Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 29-Oct-1913 13-Sep-1925
Black River Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 25-Apr-1923 8-Oct-1937 Letter “C” in JAMAICA is oval.
Black River Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 12-May-1937 5-Sep-1985
Black River Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 1-Feb-1938 26-Jun-1980 Date is higher than in 850.11
Black River Birmingham. Type - B3 2-Jun-1953 21-Mar-1997 Known both with and without an asterisk.
Black River Modern Single Ring (* above date) 8-Aug-1957 3-Nov-2000 Two dies, differing in distance between “B” and “J” on left side of cancel. (8mm or 10mm). Only known with asterisk.
Black River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 7-Mar-2001
Blackness Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 13-Dec-1956 21-Dec-1957
Blackness Modern Single Ring (* above date) 8-Aug-1957 4-Jul-1988 Example on registered cover has year plug missing.
Blackstonedge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/22 2-Aug-1927 29-Aug-1927 Reads: “BLACKSTON EDGE”. Middle line is a straight line with “192” towards end.
Blackstonedge Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 2-Aug-1927 4-Dec-1972 Probably refurbished with slightly changed dimensions when 870.03 was issued.
Blackstonedge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 31-Jul-1935 8-Aug-1935 Lettering described as “large antique 3mm high”. “JAMAICA” 2.5mm high. Middle line is row of dots. Name as single word.
Blackstonedge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 6-Nov-1971 20-Jan-1972
Blackstonedge Modern Single Ring (* above date) 2-Jun-1974 31-May-1995
Blairs Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Sep-1947 2-Jan-1948 Date was on a separate die.
Blairs Hill Birmingham. Type - B1 10-Apr-1948 17-Jun-1963 Used in violet during 1948. Earliest known in black: 27.3.1951.
Blairs Hill Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 4-May-1965 23-Oct-1989 Without an asterisk. Strikes dated 28.7.1982 & 23.10.1989 appear to be this die - not 880.04!
Blairs Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 2-Jan-1969 1-Sep-1989
Blenheim Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Oct-1963 31-Dec-1964
Blenheim Modern Single Ring (* above date) 9-Mar-1965 20-Apr-1983
Blenheim Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Mar-1986 12-Mar-1986 Well worn by March 1986.
Blenheim Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 13-Jul-1988 2-Mar-1996 March 1986 strike was in blue.
Blenheim Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Aug-1998 12-Aug-1998 Reads: “LENHEIM” without the “B” which was added in manuscript.
Blue Mountain (St. Thomas) Manuscript A pre-stamp manuscript cancellation used from 1785 to 1786.
Blue Mountain (St. Thomas) Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 xx-xx-1804 xx-xx-1804 Seen in Perrin-Fitzherbert auction, 1989.
Blue Mountain (Manchester) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35b 19-Sep-1970 7-Dec-1975 Office name in serif. “JAMAICA” in sans-serif. Known in violet 7.12.1970.
Blue Mountain (Manchester) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Jun-1981 4-Oct-1984 Used in red up to 24.10.1981 and in black from 12.12.1982.
Blue Mountain (Manchester) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37h 5-Feb-1986 8-Apr-1997 Originally in black, but later strikes described as “blue-violet”. Reads: “BLUE MOUNTAIN/POSTAL AGENCY”. No “JAMAICA”.
Blue Mountain (Manchester) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PAWI/37je 10-Aug-1999 10-Aug-1999 Reads: BLUE MOUNTAIN POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Blue Mountain Valley Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1874 4-Jan-1907 Index "A"
Blue Mountain Valley Numerical Obliterator. Type - G15 O xx-xx-1873 xx-xx-1898 Dated example: 18.8.1884.
Bluefields Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1866 29-Jul-1904
Bluefields Numerical Obliterator. Type - A58 J 25-Jan-1888 xx-xx-1901 Earliest date is on P.S. card in IAP collection. Latest date from used stamp.
Bluefields Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 27-Jul-1904 2-Feb-1957 Refurbished in the 1930’s making rings appear closer and slightly changing dimensions. Dots fade with use.
Bluefields Birmingham. Type - B3a 15-Feb-1954 6-Sep-1993 No "JAMAICA"! This type not listed by Potter. "B3a"?Appears to be the only cancel of this type known for Jamaica
Bog Hole Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 8-Jun-1961 8-Jul-1961
Bog Hole Modern Single Ring 11-Oct-1963 15-Jul-1977
Bog Walk Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/3 15-Jan-1891 11-Dec-1901 Date added in manuscript.
Bog Walk Double Ring Datestamp 14-Jul-1892 24-Dec-1910
Bog Walk Double Ring Datestamp 20-Aug-1892 30-Oct-1913
Bog Walk Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 12-Apr-1915 xx-Mar-1970 Dots often do not show.
Bog Walk Double Ring Datestamp 4-May-1929 30-Dec-1955
Bog Walk Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 2-May-1945 5-Feb-1973 Distance between “BOG” and “WALK” 2.5mm. Left bar is 13.5mm long. This cancel seen dated 21.7.1989 and 28.10.1991 and with an index “A” above the date. No asterisk.
Bog Walk
Bog Walk Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 7-Jul-1945 8-Dec-1992 Distance between “BOG” and “WALK” is 3mm. Left bar is 10.5mm long. Undated xx/xx/1993 strike found.
Bog Walk Modern Single Ring (* above date) 16-Aug-1972 28-Aug-1985 “BOG” close to “WALK” (2 - 2.5 mm). Index “A” above the date. Index “A” seen inverted (21.7.1983).
Bog Walk Modern Single Ring (* above date) 10-Feb-1975 30-Sep-1992 “BOG” farther from “WALK” than in 950.08 (3.5 mm).
Bog Walk Modern Single Ring - 91 8-Jan-1995 xx-Jun-1995
Bog Walk Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 20-Dec-1995 5-Mar-2001
Bog Walk Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 3-Oct-1901 1-Feb-1902
Bog Walk Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 10-Jul-1913 18-Mar-1924
Bogue Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Mar-1954 3-Jun-1954 Date in separate die.
Bogue Modern Single Ring (with *) 3-Jun-1954 19-Jun-1989 Date in separate die.
Bohemia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 5-Nov-1962 10-Jun-1967 One of two similar dies of different dimensions.
Bohemia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 31-Jan-1965 30-Jan-1968 One of two similar dies of different dimensions.
Bohemia Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 21-Jun-1963 9-Nov-1994
Bois Content Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jun-1960 24-Jan-1961
Bois Content Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 3-Oct-1960 2-Jan-1962
Bois Content Modern Single Ring (with *) 13-Jul-1961 14-Mar-1994 Known in violet: 7.4.1971, 14.9.1973 & 14.12.1973.
Bois Content Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Sep-1981 xx-Sep-1981
Bombay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*/36b 27-Jun-1946 7-Jan-1948
Bombay Birmingham. Type - B1 20-Apr-1948 18-Jul-1967 Last known in violet: 16.9.1948. First in black: 4.4.1951. (Compare with Big Woods and Blair Hill).
Bombay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Feb-1968 23-Apr-1968
Bombay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Mar-1968 26-Apr-1968
Bombay Modern Single Ring - 68 1-Jul-1968 21-Oct-1992
Bombay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Jul-1984 xx-Dec-1998 Known in violet 8.10.1997 to 12.8.1998.
Bonnett Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Jan-1965 12-Jun-1968
Bonnett Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 18-Sep-1968 8-Aug-1997
Bonny Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/15 1-Jan-1912 7-Feb-1912 Middle line is row of dots with “191” towards end.
Bonny Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 3-May-1912 16-Sep-1912 Middle line is row of dots with “1912” at very end.
Bonny Gate Double Ring Datestamp 23-Oct-1912 23-Nov-1939 Known in violet: 9.12.1912.
Bonny Gate Birmingham. Type - B1 10-May-1941 29-Jun-1956 Issued in February 1940.
Bonny Gate Modern Single Ring (* above date) 10-Sep-1956 18-Jun-1988
Bonny Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 15-Jan-1988 11-Nov-1994 Reads: “BONNY GATE POST OFFICE/JAMAICA”. Known in blue: 10.10.1990.
Bonny Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 11-Nov-1994 xx-Apr-1998 “11th Nov” in manuscript. “1994” in die.
Bonny Gate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Aug-1996 19-Aug-1996
Bonny Gate Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 8-Apr-1998 8-Apr-1998
Border Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 27-Feb-1939 17-Oct-1970
Border Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Aug-1967 23-Dec-1968 Known in violet: 28.4.1968.
Border Modern Single Ring (with *) 6-Jan-1971 13-Oct-1973
Border Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Dec-1974 30-Oct-1975 Left asterisk is lower than in 1030.02.
Border Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Dec-1979 xx-Dec-1994 Reads: “JAMAICA” in smaller letters than 1030.06
Border Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-Nov-1980 17-Feb-1982 Reads: “JAMAICA” in larger letters than 1030.05.
Border Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Sep-1984 xx-May-1992 Known in black: 7.4.1986.
Boroughbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 10-Oct-1896 1-Nov-1896 “JAMAICA” is in sans-serif.
Boroughbridge Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 28-Dec-1896 23-Aug-1965
Boroughbridge Modern Single Ring (* above date) 22-Feb-1965 27-Jun-1977 Reads: "BOROBRIDGE"
Boroughbridge Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 22-Mar-1968 12-Jan-1988 Reads: “BOROBRIDGE”
Boroughbridge Modern Single Ring (with *) 4-Nov-1978 12-Jul-1990 Smaller than 1040.03 but bolder type than 1040.04
Boscobel Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 25-Sep-1939 20-Sep-1991 Reads: “BOSCABEL”, A strike of B2 has been reported 3.11.1976, but not confirmed. Seen with date inverted (26.11.1965).
Boscobel Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 10-Feb-1988 20-Sep-1991 Reads: “BOSCOBEL POST OFFICE/JAMAICA”.
Boscobel Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 20-May-1994 20-May-1994
Boscobel Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Nov-1998 25-May-1999
Boscobel Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 25-May-1999 25-May-1999
Bottom St. Toolies Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41b 7-Apr-1970 12-Jun-1973 Name in serif caps. “JAMAICA” in bold sans-serif.
Bottom St. Toolies Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 17-Jan-1974 2-Oct-1985 Known in violet: 21.8.1978 & 23.10.1978.
Bottom St. Toolies Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Nov-1984 16-Mar-1987 Appears worn, even by November 1984. Therefore may be confused with 1060.02.
Bottom St. Toolies Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 3-Jun-1988 xx-Sep-1990 Reads: “BOTTOM ST. TOOLIES POSTAL AGENCY/JAMAICA”.
Boulevard Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 1-Jan-1963 18-Dec-1964
Boulevard Modern Single Ring (without *) 13-Feb-1965 14-Mar-1977
Boulevard Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-May-1981 10-Sep-1985
Boulevard Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 22-Aug-1985 22-Jun-1988 Reads: “BOULEVARD/ POST OFFICE”. No JAMAICA in mark.
Boulevard Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-May-1989 9-May-1989
Boulevard Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Feb-1990 14-Feb-1990
Boundbrook Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 16-Dec-1957 28-Jul-1958
Boundbrook Modern Single Ring (* above date) 24-Sep-1958 10-Oct-1984
Bounty Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Apr-1966 12-Aug-1968
Bounty Hall Modern Single Ring - 68 23-Sep-1968 24-Dec-1985
Bourbon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Jul-1966 25-May-1967 Early strikes in violet. Reads: “BURBON”.
Bourbon Birmingham. Type - B1 20-May-1967 20-May-1967 An example of the B1 cancel of Darley being changed in manuscript to “BOURBON”.
Bourbon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Aug-1966 19-Apr-1968 Reads: “BOURBON”.
Bourbon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Aug-1967 27-Oct-1967 Reads: “BURBON” in close lettering.
Bourbon Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 10-Aug-1967 1-Aug-1990
Bourbon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Dec-1967 19-Apr-1968 Reads: “BURBON” but lettering is more separated than in 1100.03.
Bowden Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 29-May-1896 9-Jun-1900 “BOWDEN” serifed. “JAMAICA” sans-serif.
Bowden Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 7-Sep-1896 21-Aug-1913 Large dots.
Bowden Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 26-Jul-1915 20-Dec-1919 A.P.D.S. reports usage 29.4.1901
Bowden Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 29-Nov-1923 29-May-1986 Often appears as a single ring. Seen with incomplete year: “MR 28 / 19.....”.
Bowden Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Feb-1968 14-Mar-1968
Bowens Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Dec-1965 3-May-1968 Known in black: 22.2.1966.
Bowens Modern Single Ring - 68 21-Jun-1968 30-Nov-1983
Boyne Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Feb-1964 9-Dec-1966 Noted use: 18.1.1968.
Boyne Park Modern Single Ring 12-Feb-1967 12-Nov-1984
Boyne Park Modern Single Ring - 68 21-Jun-1968 31-Aug-1977 Only known used for a short time as an alternative to 1130.02 which was also used during this period.
Brae Head Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 8-May-1959 26-Oct-1959 Reported in black, but no dates provided.
Brae Head Modern Single Ring 4-Oct-1960 20-Dec-1984
Braes River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 19-Jul-1897 xx-Oct-1897 Reads: “BRAZE RIVER” in serifed caps and “JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Braes River Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 24-Feb-1898 1-Apr-1905
Braes River Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 30-Jan-1932 26-Jun-1958 Inner ring often faint or missing from strike.
Braes River Modern Single Ring (* above date) 26-Sep-1958 14-Feb-1994
Braeton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 14-Jun-1946 9-Oct-1946
Braeton Birmingham. Type - B1 with * 31-Dec-1946 7-Jun-1963 Used in violet up to 24.12.1947 and in black from 20.3.1951. No marks known between these dates. Agency was closed?
Braeton Modern Single Ring (without *) 15-Jun-1963 13-Jul-1983 Known in violet: 11.11.1974. Without asterisk.
Braeton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-Apr-1980 12-Jul-1990 Reads: “BREATON”. EKD probably set up in error for 4.4.1990.
Brainerd Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 23-Nov-1909 3-Mar-1910 Reads: “BRENARD”.
Brainerd Double Ring Datestamp 2-Jun-1910 5-Jan-1939 Refurbished during early 1930’s with slight change in dimensions.
Brainerd Birmingham. Type - B1 27-Sep-1939 27-Nov-1991 Issued to replace 1170.02: 18.7.1939 but not known used regularly until 1945.
Brainerd Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Dec-1974 29-Sep-1976 Reads: “BRAINERD P.O.1”. Known in black: 29.9.1976.
Brainerd Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 25-Oct-1975 14-Apr-1997 Known in violet up to 3.7.1996 and in black 14.4.1997.
Brandon Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Feb-1946 11-Dec-1946
Brandon Hill Birmingham. Type - B1 7-Jan-1947 19-Nov-1974 Latest date in violet: 16.1.1963. Earliest in black: 12.7.1951.
Brandon Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Aug-1975 14-Aug-1981 Distinguished from 1180.04 by break in frame line under “O” of “BRANDON”. Known in black: 25.11.1975 & 13.9.1976. “B” to “L” measures 37mm.
Brandon Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Apr-1985 25-Aug-1986 Distinguished from 1180.03 by break over second “A” in “JAMAICA”. “B” to “L” measures 34mm.
Brandon Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Apr-1986 5-May-1987 May be 1180.01 brought back into use, but unlikely after 40 years!
Brandon Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Aug-1998 12-Aug-1998 “B” to “L” measures 31mm.
Breastworks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-May-1972 6-Jul-1974
Breastworks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Sep-1974 8-Nov-1985 Reads: “BREASTWORK” without final “S”. Some slight variation in internal dimensions, may be two dies.
Breastworks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Feb-1977 8-May-1989 Reads: “BREAST WORK” in two words. Has break in inner oval over the “M” of JAMAICA.
Breastworks Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41 15-Mar-1996 25-Jul-1997 Reads: “BREASTWORKS P.A. / JAMAICA”.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-May-1978 1-Jul-1985 Reads: “BRIDGEPORT” in one word. This may be a confusion of 1200.02 or 1200.03.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 xx-xx-1982 23-Apr-1985 Reads: “BRIDGEPORT” in one word.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Feb-1979 11-Mar-1986 Reads: “BRIDGE PORT” in two words. K.G. reports an example dated 27.7.1982.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Nov-1985 24-Apr-1987 Reads: “BRIDGE PORT” in two words.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 25-Aug-1987 19-Dec-1990 Reads: “BRIDGEPORT POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in black from 25.5.1988. However, known used in violet to 15.6.1989.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 27-Feb-1990 13-Sep-1995 Reads: “BRIDGEPORT POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known during 1995 in blue and violet/black. No reports of use in 1991 - 1994.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 28-Dec-1990 15-Mar-1991 Reads: “BRIDGE PORT POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. “BRIDGE PORT” in two words.
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 10-Dec-1990 28-Aug-1995 Reads: “BRIDGE PORT POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. With “BRIDGE PORT” in two words. Known in black 7.10.1991 to 30.12.1991. In blue 28.1.1992. Otherwise in violet.
Bridgeport Modern Single Ring - 91 25-Oct-1993 16-Feb-1995
Bridgeport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Mar-1996 30-Jul-1998 Known in black 27.12.1996.
Briggs Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 5-Mar-1952 11-Mar-1952
Brighton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 6-Aug-1928 7-Dec-1928 Large rectangle with shall lettering. “JAMAICA” only 2mm high. All serifed caps. Middle line is a series of dashes ending in “192”.
Brighton Double Ring Datestamp 23-Sep-1941 xx-xx-1953
Brighton Modern Single Ring 7-Jun-1954 1-Feb-1989
Brighton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Dec-1985 9-Apr-1986 Asterisks are high and level with “BRIGHTON”. An example known 27.6.1988 but so damaged that the words “BRIGHTON JAMAICA” had to be added in manuscript.
Brighton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 18-Sep-1989 2-Feb-1994
Brighton Modern Single Ring - 91 12-Aug-1991 10-Dec-1991
Brixton Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 20-Mar-1951 13-Dec-1951
Brixton Hill Birmingham. Type - B4 28-Dec-1951 1-Dec-1972 Some early strikes in violet.
Brixton Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Nov-1976 28-Jun-1977 Later marks in black ink which distorted the die.
Brixton Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Oct-1985 19-Apr-1991 New die in 1985, without distortion. 1990 and 1991 dates added in manuscript and very distorted.
Broadgate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 14-Feb-1921 23-Feb-1921 LKD is in violet.
Broadgate Double Ring Datestamp 5-Aug-1922 7-Feb-1924
Broadgate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 31-Dec-1964 25-May-1968 25.5.1968 is in black.
Broadgate Modern Single Ring - 68 23-Sep-1968 5-Oct-1984
Broadgate Modern Single Ring - 91 13-Mar-1992 25-Jun-1993 Some strikes known without date. LKD is in black and has year plugs inverted. Similar to 1240.04 but finer and smaller lettering.
Broadleaf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 18-Mar-1949 11-Jul-1949 “BROADLEAF” is 30mm long.
Broadleaf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 23-Jul-1949 9-May-1950 “BROADLEAF” is 20mm long.
Broadleaf Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Jul-1950 31-Aug-1964 Defacement of “REGISTERED” gradually wore away and by 1960 was clearly visible.
Broadleaf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 3-Apr-1959 3-Apr-1959
Broadleaf Modern Single Ring with asterisk above date 23-Aug-1965 9-Oct-1988
Bromley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Jan-1967 1-Jul-1968
Bromley Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 20-May-1968 2-Nov-1990 EKD was in violet as were 18.5.1974 and 11.11.1974.
Brompton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 7-Dec-1956 29-Jul-1957
Brown's Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 7-Jan-1922 7-Jan-1922 Centre line is row of dots ending in “21”. Not corrected on the 1922 example known.
Brown's Hall Double Ring Datestamp 30-Jun-1924 26-Jun-1929
Brown's Hall Double Ring Datestamp 10-Jan-1934 24-Apr-1967
Brown's Hall Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 27-May-1968 22-Feb-2001
Brown's Hall Modern Single Ring 3-Mar-1970 23-Jul-1975 Three strikes known: violet 21.2.1975, Black 20.4.1970 & 23.7.1975?
Brown's Town Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P8 23-Jun-1857 2-Jul-1858
Brown's Town Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 1-Mar-1859 16-May-1905 Reads: “BROWNS-TOWN”. Known without index letter.
Brown's Town Numerical Obliterator. Type - A31 H 1-Mar-1859 20-Mar-1882
Brown's Town Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 2-Mar-1883 14-Sep-1912 Some strikes appear to have a dot between “BROWNS” and “TOWN”. May be a second die.
Brown's Town Double Ring Datestamp 3-Sep-1913 5-Jul-1928 Rings widely separated. Apostrophe in “BROWN’S”.
Brown's Town Double Ring Datestamp 21-Mar-1922 9-Jan-1970 Rings close together. Apostrophe in “BROWN’S”.
Brown's Town Double Ring Datestamp 18-Jul-1928 4-Apr-1951 No apostrophe in “BROWNS”.
Brown's Town Birmingham. Type - B1 22-Jun-1940 4-Dec-1979 Bar between “B” and “J” of Brown’s and Jamaica is 8.5mm long.
Brown's Town Birmingham. Type - B1 14-Mar-1956 7-May-1990 Bar between “B” and “J” of Brown’s and Jamaica is 10.5mm long.
Brown's Town Machine M.S.R. 17-Sep-1959 25-May-1974 Consists of 6 wavy lines or a slogan preceded by an M.S.R. with date and time, but no “JAMAICA”.
Brown's Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 16-May-1965 5-Jan-2000 No apostrophe in “BROWNS”.
Brown's Town Machine M.S.R. 16-Jun-1965 6-Nov-1984 Consists of seven wavy lines or a slogan preceded by an M.S.R. with date and time which includes “JAMAICA” and “BROWNS TOWN”. Without apostrophe.
Brown's Town Machine M.S.R. 22-May-1974 25-Jun-2000 As type 1290.12 but with “JAMAICA W.I.”.
Brown's Town Machine M.S.R. 1-Aug-1975 3-Dec-1984 As type 1290.12 but with an apostrophe in “BROWN’S TOWN”.
Brown's Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Mar-1979 4-Oct-2000 As type 1290.11 but with an apostrophe in “BROWN’S TOWN”.
Buff Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1/T2 Know to be issued, but no example known.
Buff Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 18-May-1803 18-May-1803
Buff Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4 xx-xx-1835 xx-xx-1835 Undated 1835 cover seen in Swarbrick auction. Sent out in February 1833.
Buff Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 6-Jan-1847 8-Sep-1848
Buff Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P6 25-Jun-1854 14-Aug-1874
Buff Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A32 H 1-Mar-1859 xx-xx-1892
Buff Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-Feb-1876 8-Feb-1913 Some strikes have an “A” index letter.
Buff Bay Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 24-Oct-1913 6-Jun-1932 Known in blue: 5.9.1924. Rings are more separated than 1300.09.
Buff Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 14-Dec-1925 2-Nov-1985 Reported issued: 18.11.1892. Rings closer than 1300.08.
Buff Bay Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 14-May-1999 Used with “REGISTERED” defaced for normal mail, up to: 15.7.1950. Used with “REGISTERED” clear from: 31.3.1951 for registered mail only.
Buff Bay Modern Single Ring 10-Sep-1956 14-May-1999
Buff Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Feb-1967 11-Dec-1967 Known in black: 21.8.1967 & 5.9.1967 and on some undated covers which appear to be 1968.
Buff Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Oct-1983 27-Nov-1991 Ink changed from violet to blue early in 1988. Also known in blue: 3.5.1985.
Buff Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Oct-1983 5-Mar-1988 Known in blue: 3.5.1985, 2.9.1985, 5,3,1988. Also in dark blue: 27.2.1987. Differs from 1300.12 in having a gap in the inner oval under the “B” of “BAY”.
Buff Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Jul-1985 27-Nov-1991 Asterisks are much higher than 1300.12 and 1300.14.
Buff Bay Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 1-Sep-1985 12-Jan-1996
Buff Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 24-Aug-1901 11-Jun-1921
Buff Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 1-Jun-1915 5-Oct-1923
Buff Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 28-Jul-1920 20-Jun-1924 A strike is known in violet: 1.10.1945, long after the station ceased to take post.
Bull Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P9 12-Jul-1859 12-Oct-1859 There was a P9a sent out: 27.8.1857, but not nkown used.
Bull Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - 615 O xx-xx-1876 25-Sep-1901 Dates approximate from range of stamps obliterated with “615”.
Bull Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 5-Jun-1886 20-Jun-1928
Bull Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 11-Dec-1940 24-Nov-1980 Often used with year plug missing. Rings merged with use.
Bull Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-xx-1980 21-Aug-1991 Used in violet during 1980 and 1981 except in blue: 19.6.1981 and 11.7.1981. Used in blue during 1982 and up to 3.11.1983. Black: 15.6.1984 and 4.7.1984, blue: 9.9.1988 to 5.10.1988 and 21.8.1991.
Bull Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Mar-1982 12-Apr-1986 Known in shades of black, violet and blue.
Bull Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Apr-1988 1-Jun-1989 Known in violet: 22.1.1985 to 18.2.1986 and 1.6.1989. Signs of being held together with elastic bands on late strikes.
Bull Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 14-Nov-1990 8-Sep-1995 Reads: “BULL BAY POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Reports change from violet to blue and back several times and with shades in between.
Bull Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Nov-1996 27-Feb-2001 Known in black 1.11.1996 to 31.7.1997 then in violet, but 24.11.1998 strike was in blue as was 27.2.2001.
Bull Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3POWI 18-Aug-2000 18-Aug-2000 Reads: “BULL BAY P.O. / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Bull Head Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 8-Apr-1957 11-Feb-1959 Known with slogan: “Keep your dog inside and avoid sleepless nights”, added on a seperate die.
Bull Head Modern Single Ring (* above date) 28-Apr-1959 14-Oct-1976
Bull Savannah Modern Single Ring (with *) 1-Jun-1954 25-Nov-1992
Bunka Tree Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 10-May-1961 9-Jun-1962
Bunka Tree Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Jan-1962 26-Sep-1984
Bunkers Hill Double Ring Datestamp 9-Oct-1939 23-Mar-1995 In 1993 there was no year plug. Strikes of 4.4.1968 & 18.6.1968 had no year plug.
Bunkers Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 26-Jan-1974 26-Jan-1974
Bunkers Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Oct-1996 23-Oct-1996
Burnt Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35b 22-Sep-1970 16-Jul-1976 “BURNT GROUND” in serif and “JAMAICA” in sans-serif
Burnt Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Oct-1982 15-Oct-1985 Reported brought back in use: 2.2.1990.
Burnt Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Oct-1984 11-Sep-1991 Reads: “JAMACA” with no “I”. Known in violet: 25.4.1991
Burnt Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Mar-1998 23-Mar-1998 Reads: “JAMAICA” correctly.
Burnt Savannah Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Mar-1946 2-Dec-1946 Date in very small lettering on a separate die.
Burnt Savannah Birmingham. Type - B1 31-Dec-1946 15-Jun-1968 EKD is in violet as are several other examples.Seen with date inverted 26.5.1967.
Burnt Savannah Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Aug-1969 28-Dec-1970 EKD is in black.
Burnt Savannah Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 11-Jan-1971 10-Jan-1996 EKD is in violet.
Burnt Savannah Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Aug-1969 11-Aug-1979 “B” and “H” of “BURNT SAVANNAH” are almost horizontal due to bend in oval.Asterisks are low.
Burnt Savannah Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Jan-1976 16-Sep-1977 Reads: “BURNT SAVANNA” with no final “H”. Asterisks are very low.
Burnt Savannah Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Apr-1980 7-Jan-1990 Known in black from 2.2.1984 to 18.11.1986 and may have been replaced with a second identical die after the use of black ink.
Bushy Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/13 17-May-1906 xx-Aug-1906 Date line is blank and added entirely in manuscript.
Bushy Park Double Ring Datestamp 5-Aug-1906 3-Mar-1922
Bushy Park Double Ring Datestamp 9-Apr-1923 13-Feb-1939 May be a refurbishment of 1390.02.
Bushy Park Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 5-Aug-1966 4-Feb-1991 Asterisk and year plug often interchanged.
Bushy Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Apr-1997 1-Feb-1999 Seen in slate-grey with illegible date except for “2001”.
Bushy Park Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 30-Oct-1901 xx-xx-1912 Known in red: 29.1.1906.
Bushy Park Station Railway Cancel. Type - S2 20-Jan-1906 20-Jan-1906
Bushy Park Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 18-Apr-1916 7-Nov-1924
Buxton Town Modern Single Ring (with *) 1-Sep-1954 29-Jul-1988 Example has asterisk and month swapped in position!
Bybrook Double Ring Datestamp 11-Jun-1914 11-Feb-1921
Bybrook Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 20-Apr-1959 10-Dec-1959 The “B” of “BWI” was removed by hand.
Bybrook Modern Single Ring (* above date) 31-Jan-1960 28-Oct-1981
Bybrook Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 17-Mar-1970 1-Dec-1970 Known in black: 12.4.1970.
Byndloss Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37f 23-Jan-1959 19-Oct-1959 Reads: “Byndloss / Jamaica WI”.
Byndloss Modern Single Ring 12-Oct-1960 17-Jun-1963
Byndloss Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 15-May-1968 15-May-1968
Byndloss Modern Single Ring - 68 31-Aug-1966 29-Apr-1981
Cairn Curran Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Jan-1966 26-Dec-1968
Cairn Curran Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 1-Jan-1969 25-Oct-1991
Calabash Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 16-Jan-1958 30-Dec-1967
Calabash Bay Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-May-1959 10-Sep-1984 Usually with an asterisk.
Calabash Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 3-Oct-1988 18-Jan-1993 Reads: “CALABASH BAY POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”. Blue from October 1991.
Calabash Bay Modern Single Ring - 91 31-Oct-1994 31-Oct-1994
Calderwood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/23 12-Sep-1927 12-Sep-1927 “CALDERWOOD” 2.5mm high. “JAMAICA” 2mm high. Date line is dashes ending in “192”.
Calderwood Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 3-Dec-1929 1-Sep-1992
Calderwood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 31-Oct-1977 15-Sep-1980 EKD strike was in black.
Caldwell See: CAULDWELL. This is a spelling error on the cancel.
Caledonia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 31-Jul-1961 28-Dec-1966
Caledonia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Jul-1967 13-Jul-1968
Caledonia Modern Single Ring - 68 23-Aug-1968 11-Jul-1988
Camberwell Double Ring Datestamp 6-Dec-1937 3-Jul-1938 Rings are close together.
Camberwell Double Ring Datestamp 11-Nov-1948 4-Jul-1977 Rings are close together.
Camberwell Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Mar-1978 24-Jul-1984 Used in black from 17.3.1978 to 4.7.1984. Also noted in blue after normal usage 24.7.1987.
Camberwell Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 23-Mar-1989 12-Mar-1993 Reads: “CAMBERWELL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Cambridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 1-Oct-1895 1-Nov-1895 “CAMBRIDGE” in 2.25mm serif caps. “JAMAICA” in 2mm sans-serif caps. Date is manuscript except for “95”.
Cambridge Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 23-Dec-1895 2-Sep-1924
Cambridge Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 12-Jan-1925 30-Nov-1933
Cambridge Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 9-Nov-1940 6-Dec-2000 Two rings are so close that they often appear as one. Several strikes seen apparently without dots.
Cambridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Dec-1974 12-Jul-1976
Cambridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Nov-1975 2-Jul-1980 New EKD.
Cambridge Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 9-May-1995 9-May-1995
Cambridge Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 17-May-1904 23-Oct-1910
Cambridge Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 17-May-1912 15-Jul-1924
Cane River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Mar-1969 30-Jun-1975
Cane River Modern Single Ring (with *) Indistinct mark (19.01.xx) not known when used.
Cane River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Dec-1984 16-Feb-1985 16.12.1984 & 16.2.1985 are in blue.
Cane River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 13-Jun-1990 21-Dec-1990 Shades became darker with use, finishing as black. Reads: “CANE RIVER POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA” in small letters. Some distortion with use..
Cane River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/41j 18-Dec-1990 25-May-1995 Larger text than 1540.04. New mark without distortion. Some marks darker violet. May be two marks, one with asterisks.
Canterbury Temporary steel datestamp 20-Jun-1957 26-Nov-1959 A tempoary steel die. Skeletal circular frame with asterisks. Reads: “CATERBURY / MONTEGO BAY”, without “JAMAICA”.
Canterbury Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 12-Jun-1959 8-Jul-1977 Reads: “CATERBURY MONTEGO BAY / JAMAICA”.
Carey Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type ? 17-Dec-1962 17-Dec-1962 A proof strike only. Office may never have opened.
Carisbrooke Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Apr-1949 xx-Mar-1950 Some are dated in manuscript and some with a separate dater.
Carisbrooke Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Dec-1949 19-May-1952 Reads: “CARISBROOXE”. Used with a separate dater. Black ink decomposed the rubber which eventually spread to 57mm wide.
Carisbrooke Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 23-Sep-1954 “REGISTERED” was defaced originally, but reappears with use.
Carisbrooke Birmingham. Type - B3 24-Jul-1957 12-Nov-1984 No asterisk. Date is low.
Carisbrooke Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - ? xx-Mar-1970 xx-Mar-1970 Seen on a stamp. Details are unkown. Also a report of an O3*37 with “CARISBROOKE” dated xx.3.1950.
Carmel Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 25-Mar-1946 16-Jan-1947
Carmel Birmingham. Type - B1 8-Feb-1947 12-Aug-1992 Violet up to 27.8.1947. Black from: 3.1.1949.
Carmel Modern Single Ring 4-Apr-1974 17-Aug-1989
Carrick Foyle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 13-Dec-1954 20-Aug-1955
Carrick Foyle Modern Single Ring 8-Oct-1955 17-Jan-1991 Known used in violet 30.4.1964, 30.11.1964 and 17.6.1965.
Carron Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/18 11-Aug-1911 24-Oct-1911 “CARRON HALL” is in tall letters 3.5mm high.
Carron Hall Double Ring Datestamp 21-Nov-1911 26-Nov-1935
Carron Hall Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 25-Feb-1939 29-Apr-1968 A thin inner ring but well separated. LKD on a registered cover is without year plug.
Carron Hall Modern Single Ring 8-May-1958 15-Nov-1975
Carron Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Jul-1976 5-May-1981
Carron Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Feb-1983 26-Jun-1987 Known in black: 9.7.1985. Asterisks are very low.
Carron Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 12-Apr-1988 14-Jan-1994 In March 1991 the colour had a bluer hue and from 1992 marks are clearly blue.
Cascade Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 10-Nov-1908 21-Oct-1971 Dots are very small. Example of 13.4.1971 shows rings almost merged.
Cascade Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 21-Feb-1958 6-Apr-1994
Castle Hyde Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Feb-1964 13-Jul-1964 July strike was in black.
Castle Hyde Modern Single Ring 3-Jul-1965 19-Apr-1991 Issued: 18.12.1964. Known in blue: 28.11.1966.
Castleton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 9-Aug-1894 25-Nov-1894 “CASTLETON” is 2.25mm high serifed caps. “JAMAICA” is 2mm high in sans-serif caps.
Castleton Double Ring Datestamp 4-Mar-1895 26-Jan-1940 Issued just before office closed for just over a year.
Castleton Birmingham. Type - B1 6-Nov-1940 22-Jan-1975
Castleton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 20-Dec-1974 1-Sep-1977
Castleton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Nov-1976 25-Apr-1980 There is a gap in the inner frame line just under the “L”. “CASTLETON” is 30mm long.
Castleton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Jan-1979 31-Dec-1987 Smaller lettering. Known in blue, green, black, violet and various mixtures.
Castleton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 1-Feb-1988 19-Aug-1992 Known in blue: 1.2.1988, 9.10.1989, 27.11.1989 and 28.6.1990. Also in blue-violet: 27.2.1989 and 7.5.1990. Reads: “CASTLETON POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Catadupa Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 7-Sep-1897 1-Oct-1897 “CATADUPA” in 2.25mm serifed caps. “JAMAICA” in 2mm sans-serif caps.
Catadupa Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 16-Nov-1897 4-Feb-1930
Catadupa Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 30-Aug-1915 25-Feb-1935
Catadupa Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 14-Oct-1935 7-Jan-1959
Catadupa Modern Single Ring (* above date) 19-Feb-1958 20-Mar-2001 Known in violet: 2.8.1989 and 8.1.1990. Seen in blue 4.5.1990, 4.11.1990 and 20.4.1990, and in very dark blue 20.3.2001. Example in dark blue. Two dies are known.
Catadupa Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Feb-1975 29-Apr-1976 In 1976 strikes were in black.
Catadupa Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 27-Sep-1901 2-Nov-1910
Catadupa Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 4-Jan-1918 xx-Sep-1922
Cauldwell Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*/36a 1-Dec-1949 20-May-1950 reads: “CALDWELL” in error.
Cauldwell Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 11-Mar-1953 Used in violet up to 16.7.1951 and in black from 6.8.1952. The “REGISTERED” side of the cancel was always defaced.
Cauldwell Modern Single Ring 29-Mar-1958 15-May-1967 .
Cauldwell Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 2-Oct-1968 13-Mar-1991 Possibly this LKD is an MSR-91?
Cauldwell Modern Single Ring - 91 6-Sep-2000 6-Sep-2000 .
Cavaliers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/24 15-Jan-1930 24-Jun-1930 “CAVALIERS” in large caps. “Jamaica” in Roman type with lower case letters after “J”. Centre line is row of dots ending in “193..”.
Cavaliers Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 29-Oct-1935 13-Apr-1978 Example on a registered cover lacks year plug.
Cavaliers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Apr-1980 xx-Apr-1980 Reads: “CAVALER”.
Cavaliers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Aug-1980 14-Aug-1980 Reads: “CAVALERS”.
Cavaliers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Jun-1992 1-Jun-1992 Reads: “CAVALERS P.A. / JAMAICA”.
Cave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 1-Aug-1930 1-Nov-1930
Cave Double Ring Datestamp 2-Oct-1931 6-Oct-1969
Cave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Oct-1967 8-Apr-1970 Used in black: 7.10.1967 and 18.9.1968. Reported that “JAMAICA” lettering on first day was closer together may indicate a second die.
Cave Modern Single Ring (with *) 14-Apr-1971 23-Jul-1985
Cave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-xx-1989 6-Jul-1995 One report only in 1989, then four in 1992. More in 1993 and then used regularly.
Cave Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/1 A figure “8” in the lower centre of the circle intended to be incorporated into the manuscript date.
Cave Valley Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 24-Jun-1882 14-Sep-1935 Usually with “C” index but known without index 23 and 25th FEbruary 1927 and with index “A” 21.10.1884.
Cave Valley Double Ring Datestamp 12-Nov-1935 29-Jun-1971 Example on a registered cover has no year plug.
Cave Valley Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 7-Jan-1950 5-Jan-2000
Cave Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 15-Jul-1977 15-Jul-1977
Caymanas Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Apr-1964 26-Aug-1965
Caymanas Bay Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Jan-1965 28-Sep-1976 Example has date inverted.
Caymanas Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 20-Sep-1985 25-Sep-1985 Order of date is Month/DAy/Year. Known late usuage 22.8.1990 in red to denote an item missent to Caymanas Bay.
Caymanas Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37k 13-Jul-1987 5-Oct-1987 Reads: “CAYMANAS BAY / POSTAL AGENCY, JAMAICA”.
Cedar Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/7 14-May-1894 4-Jul-1894 A small oval with sans-serif office name and smaller serifed “JAMAICA”. Known in purple.
Cedar Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 20-Aug-1894 19-Nov-1894 Office name in serifed caps 2.25mm high and “JAMAICA” in sans-serif 2mm high.
Cedar Valley Double Ring Datestamp 18-Mar-1895 12-Mar-1934 No cancels known between 11.12.1900 and 27.9.1921.
Cedar Valley Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 18-Nov-1935 14-Sep-1984 Diameters vary from 28mm to 29.5mm. Definitely two dies (DH). Example (29 mm) on registered cover has no year plug
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 3-Mar-1980 1-Feb-1982 Reads: “KINGSTON C.S.O. / JAMAICA” with full stops. Usually in black, but known regularly in violet, blue 1.6.1980 and red 17.6.1980.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Mar-1980 30-Nov-1982 Reads: “KINGSTON C S O / JAMAICA” with no full stops. Known in black: 12.5.1980 to 1.5.1981 and in blue: 4.9.1980.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 28-Mar-1980 15-Jul-1984 Reads as 1720.02. Date often inserted inverted. Changed from violet to black in early 1981.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Sep-1980 13-May-1982 Reads; “KINGSTON CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA”. One strike known in black; 1981.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Nov-1980 28-Mar-1984 Reads; “KINGSTON C.S.O / JAMAICA”, without a full stop after the “O”. Usually in violet, but known in black; xx.6.1981.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3*/45 13-Aug-1982 14-May-1984 Reads; “KINGSTON C.S.O. / JAMAICA”. Known in black; 21.9.1982 and in red; 16.9.1982.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3*/45 27-Mar-1981 7-Apr-1986 With asterisks at sides. Known in black; 1981 to 1985, in violet; 1984 to 1986 and in blue with inverted date; 7.4.1986.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Jun-1983 24-Aug-1987 Reads; “C.S.O. KINGSTON / JAMAICA”. Known in black up to 6.2.1986 and in violet from; 28.11.1985.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 xx-Jul-1983 6-Jul-1984 Misshapen enlarged die. Probably a re-use of 1720.03.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Jul-1983 13-Aug-1986 Reads: “C.S.O. KINGSTON / JAMAICA”. Early strikes in violet. Known in black; 4.1.1984 to 13.8.1986.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 5-Sep-1983 20-Nov-1983 Reads: “C S O KINGSTON / JAMAICA”. No stops.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 13-Jan-1984 5-Jun-1986 Reads: “KINGSTON C.S.O. / JAMAICA”. With stops. 5.6.1986 strike was in blue.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Jun-1984 8-May-1985 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / KINGSTON JAMAICA” with KINGSTON on bottom line. Known in black; 22.6.1984 to 27.8.1984.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Mar-1985 14-Aug-1985 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in violet up to 30.7.1985 and in black from 19.7.1985.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 5-Nov-1985 8-Mar-1987 Reads: “KINGSTON C.S.O. / JAMAICA”. Used in violet; 5.11.1985 to 23.3.1988 and in black from 15.7.1986 to 8.3.1987.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Nov-1985 10-Jul-1987 Reads: “CENTRAL / SORTING OFFICE”. Known in black; 19.3.1986.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Mar-1987 29-Sep-1987 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING / POST OFFICE, JAMAICA”. The earliest date was printed; “6/MAR/1997” in error. (Note comma after “OFFICE”).
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Mar-1987 24-Sep-1987 Reads: “C.S.O. KINGSTON / JAMAICA” without asterisks. Known in black; 9.2.1987. Usually a gap in inner oval over last “A” in JAMAICA.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Jan-1988 19-Jul-1990 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in blue; xx.3.1990 to 19.7.1990.
Central Sorting - Kingston Machine M.S.R. 14-Apr-1988 13-Apr-1995 Reads: “KINGSTON C.S.O. / JAMAICA”, with time and date plus seven wavy lines.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Aug-1990 18-May-1994 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / KINGSTON JAMAICA”. Both blue and violet strikes known at various times in 1991 and 1992. Violet in 1994.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 21-Aug-1990 18-Sep-1995 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA” and has dots at widest part just touching middle frame line.
Central Sorting - Kingston Modern Single Ring - 91 21-Mar-1996 21-Mar-1996 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA” .
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Feb-1990 7-Oct-1992 Reads: “AIRMAIL BRANCH / C S O JAMAICA”. Known in blue; 2.9.91.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Nov-1994 24-Nov-1994 Reads: “AIRMAIL RECORDS / C S O JAMAICA”.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Oct-1992 21-Dec-1993 Reads: “MACHINE SECTION / C.S.O.”
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Mar-1990 27-Oct-1994 Reads: “MAIN REGISTERED SECTION / C.S.O. KINGSTON JAMAICA”.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-May-1988 22-May-1988 Reads: “MAIN REGISTRATION BRANCH / KINGSTON C.S.O. JAMAICA”.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Jun-1988 16-Jun-1988 Reads: “PARCELS POST OFFICE / C.S.O.”
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 15-Aug-1991 18-Apr-1992 Reads: “POST & TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEPT / C.S.O. JAMAICA”. Strike of 18.4.1992 is in blue.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 30-Jul-1985 30-Jul-1985 Reads: “POSTAGE PAID / C.S.O. JAMAICA”
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Dec-1988 4-Jan-1991 Reads: “REGISTERED STREET DELIVERY / C.S.O.”
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 26-Nov-1991 17-Dec-1996 Reads: “RETURNED LETTER BRANCH / C.S.O. JAMAICA”.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Mar-1996 9-Oct-1998 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA”. “CE” of “OFFICE” is level with or below the date.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-Jun-1996 20-Jan-1998 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / KINGSTON JAMAICA”. Known in black, blue and violet.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Aug-1997 22-Aug-1997 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 20-Mar-1998 28-Aug-2001 Reads: “CENTRAL SORTING OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.” with asterisks low down.
Central Sorting - Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Sep-1985 22-Aug-1997 Reads: “C.S.O. / KINGSTON JAMAICA”.
Central Village Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Oct-1953 14-Dec-1953 Letters are well spaced.
Central Village Birmingham. Type - B3 25-Feb-1954 9-Dec-1972 Example has year entered in manuscript.
Central Village Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Dec-1973 17-Feb-1975 Letter closer together than 1730.01. Known in black; 7 and 10 January 1974.
Central Village Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Jan-1974 7-May-1975 As type 1730.03, but with asterisks much lower.
Central Village Modern Single Ring (* above date) 23-Jul-1975 15-Jun-1990 Used in violet up to September 1976 then in black. A strike dated 15.6.1990 was in violet. Example, on a registered cover, lacks year plug.
Cessnock Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 7-Nov-1930 7-Nov-1933
Cessnock Double Ring Datestamp 13-Mar-1933 18-Mar-1991
Cessnock Modern Single Ring - 91 4-Oct-1990 4-Feb-1994
Chalky Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 14-Oct-1921 27-Oct-1921
Chalky Hill Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 6-Apr-1923 26-Sep-1968 Reads: “CHALKEY HILL”. Was used in violet in 1923. Rings are very close and often appear as one.
Chalky Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Jan-1968 10-Jan-1968 Only one strike known which reads; “CHALKEY HILL”
Chalky Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Jan-1968 14-Apr-1968 Reads; “CHALKY HILL”, correctly.
Chalky Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 15-Nov-1968 23-Mar-1990
Chambers Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 26-Jan-1959 2-Jan-1960
Chambers Pen Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Apr-1960 11-Aug-1978
Chantilly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Dec-1964 27-Jun-1967 Asterisks at widest point.
Chantilly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Aug-1965 9-May-1969 Asterisks, more like “blobs” are above centre. Known in black: 19.3.1969.
Chantilly Modern Single Ring 16-Dec-1971 26-Jul-1972
Chantilly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Jul-1985 4-Apr-1986 Known in violet-black; 19.8.1985
Chantilly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Jan-1991 21-Sep-1992
Chapelton Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 2-Jan-1804 2-Jan-1804 .
Chapelton Manuscript 27-Mar-1816 27-Mar-1816 A single manuscript Chapelton cancel dated 27.3.1816 is known
Chapelton Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4 xx-xx-1817 xx-xx-1817
Chapelton Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a xx-xx-1820 25-Apr-1839 Similar in appearance to 1780.01.
Chapelton Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 5-Oct-1838 xx-xx-1839
Chapelton Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 9-Apr-1840 15-Aug-1859 Three strikes are known in blue; 9.4.1840, 9.12.1840 and xx.xx.1841.
Chapelton Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 2-Sep-1859 xx-xx-1890 Index "A" or "B"
Chapelton Numerical Obliterator. Type - A33 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1890
Chapelton Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 21-Feb-1890 21-Oct-1926
Chapelton Double Ring Datestamp 7-Aug-1909 11-Mar-1929 Thought to be more than one die.
Chapelton Double Ring Datestamp 28-May-1929 21-Feb-1961 Refurbished several times with change in dimensions. Two different dies (DH).
Chapelton Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 2-Apr-1952 15-Mar-1962
Chapelton Modern Single Ring (* above date) 22-Aug-1961 5-Feb-1981 J - H; 14.5mm. “JAMAICA” 15mm. N - A; 12.5mm.
Chapelton Modern Single Ring 14-Sep-1968 12-Jul-1983 J - H; 13.5mm. JAM 15.5mm. N - A; 12mm.
Chapelton Modern Single Ring 1-Mar-1980 27-Jul-1990 J - H; 12mm. “JAMAICA” 16mm. N - A; 11mm.
Chapelton Modern Single Ring - 68 25-Sep-1984 25-Sep-1984
Chapelton Modern Single Ring - 91 20-May-1993 8-Feb-1995 Lettering less than 2mm high and “JAMAICA” 12mm long.
Chapelton Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 24-Oct-1996 24-Oct-1996 Reads: “CHAPLETON” with “L” before “E”.
Chapelton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 15-Jan-2001 15-Jan-2001 Reads: “CHAPLETON POST OFFICE / JAMAICA, W.I.” with “L” before “E”.
Chapelton Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 7-Aug-1912 4-Sep-1923 Appears to have been used before the official opening.
Chapelton Station Railway Cancel. Type - S4b 31-Jan-1922 14-Apr-1924
Charles Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Jan-1961 13-Mar-1962
Charles Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 3-Sep-1962 1-Apr-1993
Chatham Birmingham. Type - B2 - with * 11-Jul-1951 16-Feb-1968
Chatham Modern Single Ring - 68 12-Jun-1968 21-Jul-1970
Chatham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Jul-1971 30-Aug-1973 Used in violet 20.1.1972 to 10.7.1972.
Chatham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jan-1971 27-Jun-1976 Known in black 4.11.1972.
Chatham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 18-Oct-1978 9-Aug-1980 A new mark with no sign of wear as opposed to 1810.03 which was distorted with used of black ink. Strike of 18.10.1978 was in black.
Chatham Modern Single Ring 12-Jul-1985 11-Jul-1988
Chatham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 14-Mar-1991 14-Mar-1991 Reads: “CHATHAM POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Chatham Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 7-Nov-1995 7-Nov-1995
Chatsworth Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Jan-1963 31-Oct-1968
Chatsworth Modern Single Ring - 68 19-Jan-1970 15-Aug-1985
Chatsworth Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 4-Sep-1992 4-Sep-1992 Reads: “CHATSWORTH POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Cheltenham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 5-May-1961 22-Aug-1961 This cancel wqas issued to and read; “CONTENT” but this was gouged out and “CHELTENHAM” added in manuscript. Known 12.5.1961 with name blank.
Cheltenham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 12-May-1961 19-May-1962
Cheltenham Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Apr-1964 30-May-1990 Month before day.
Chester Castle Numerical Obliterator. Type - F98 O xx-xx-1873 xx-xx-1874
Chester Castle Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1873 5-Nov-1894 Reads: “CHESTER-CASTLE”, with a hyphen.
Chester Castle Double Ring Datestamp 10-Dec-1894 3-Jul-1901 Reported used on 8.6.1922.
Chester Castle Double Ring Datestamp 13-Feb-1936 4-Nov-1980
Chester Castle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-xx-1981 16-Oct-1985 Reads; “CHESTER CASTLE P.O. / JAMAICA”. Known in black; 24.9.1984 and 15.7.1985.
Chester Castle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 16-Nov-1987 30-Oct-1990 With asterisks. Known in black 21.2.1988 and 17.2.1989. Reads: “CHESTER CASTLE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. A reuse in blue is also known; June 1992.
Chester Castle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 21-Sep-1990 22-Nov-1992 No asterisks. Reads: “CHESTER CASTLE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Changed to ble in June 1992.
Chester Castle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI/37je 25-Sep-1998 xx-xx-2000 Reads: “CHESTER CASTLE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”
Christiana Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 19-Feb-1890 10-Nov-1917 May be two dies.
Christiana Double Ring Datestamp - With dots 5-Oct-1918 28-Aug-1933
Christiana Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 10-Jun-1935 8-Oct-1992 Last “A” of CHRISTIANA is below top of date line.
Christiana Double Ring Datestamp - No dots 24-Jan-1945 16-Oct-1985 Last “A” of CHRISTIANA is level with top of date line.
Christiana Birmingham. Type - B3 26-Jan-1954 24-Apr-1989
Christiana Modern Single Ring (without *) 7-Sep-1963 31-Oct-2000 Examples seen have no asterisk.
Chudleigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 12-Feb-1962 17-Jun-1966 Misuse spread rubber of die from 47 to 56mm wide
Chudleigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Oct-1964 15-May-1968
Chudleigh Modern Single Ring - 68 24-Sep-1968 19-Jul-1990 Example is hard to read.
C.I.A.T. 8th 1974 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-May-1974 1-Jun-1974
Claremont Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P5 9-Sep-1852 20-Jan-1859
Claremont Numerical Obliterator. Type - A34 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1890
Claremont Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11a 16-Feb-1859 xx-xx-1875 Index "C"
Claremont Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11b 9-May-1865 30-Mar-1891 Known in blue on 1904 1d Arms stamp, but date obscured.
Claremont Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 23-Apr-1894 9-Nov-1947
Claremont Birmingham. Type - B1 27-Mar-1946 28-Jan-1959
Claremont Modern Single Ring (* above date) 29-Jul-1953 12-Dec-1985 Difficult to distinguish 07 and 08, but this has an “R” in CLAREMONT with a short vertical and often has the year plug missing.
Claremont Modern Single Ring 30-Aug-1971 31-May-1995 Has normal “R” in CLAREMONT and often does not have asterisk. Difficult to distinguish from 1870.07
Claremont Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 25-Sep-2000 25-Sep-2000
Clarendon Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 19-Apr-1810 6-Mar-1844
Clarendon Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a xx-xx-1833 xx-xx-1838 Later strikes are albino.
Clarendon Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 31-Dec-1834 24-Apr-1839
Clarendon Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 4-Sep-1839 xx-Mar-1855
Clarendon Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P7 18-Apr-1855 18-Apr-1855
Clarendon Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P8 25-Apr-1856 10-Jan-1861
Clarendon Numerical Obliterator. Type - A35 H 1-Jan-1859 xx-Jun-1876
Clarendon Park Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 3-Oct-1901 10-May-1919
Clarendon Park Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 6-Jun-1917 13-Sep-1922 Known in black: 24.1.1921.
Clarendon Park Station Railway Cancel. Type - S4 31-May-1922 15-Jan-1924 Known in violet in 1924.
Clark's Town Numerical Obliterator. Type - F81 O xx-xx-1872 xx-xx-1894
Clark's Town Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1872 9-May-1902
Clark's Town Double Ring Datestamp 8-Feb-1912 3-Sep-1937
Clark's Town Double Ring Datestamp 7-Dec-1937 28-Sep-1958
Clark's Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 23-Aug-1956 16-Feb-2001 Reads: “CLARK’S TOWN”, with apostrophe
Clark's Town Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 1-Jun-1968 26-Apr-1993 Reads: “CLARKS TOWN”, without apostrophe. Known in violet: 22.6.1968 to 27.8.1969.
Clark's Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-May-1968 14-Oct-1970 Reported in black: 10.11.1967 and on 14.10.1970.
Claverty Cottage Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 22-May-1961 8-Mar-1962
Claverty Cottage Modern Single Ring (without *) 13-Feb-1965 18-Aug-1980
Clay Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Feb-1964 31-Dec-1964
Clay Ground Modern Single Ring (without *) 13-Feb-1965 18-Aug-1980 Second “A”of JAMAICA absent in example.
Cliffords Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 29-May-1961 8-Dec-1962
Cliffords Modern Single Ring (* above date) 30-Sep-1963 xx-Nov-1984
Clifton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 31-Jul-1907 11-Sep-1907
Clifton Double Ring Datestamp 13-Jan-1908 4-Jan-1910
Clonmel Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 31-Dec-1897 5-Oct-1898
Clonmel Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 29-Oct-1898 24-Oct-1921 Close lettering.
Clonmel Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 2-Mar-1914 2-Nov-1925 Wide spaced lettering.
Clonmel Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 2-Dec-1933 3-Mar-1953
Clonmel Modern Single Ring (* above date) 6-May-1956 9-Feb-2001
Clover Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Mar-1946 21-Dec-1946 Die has a removable small date line.
Clover Hill Birmingham. Type - B1 1-Jan-1947 xx-xx-1967 Changed from violet to black in mid 1951. Early 1951 strikes vary in colour. Purple strike: 19.5.1951 reported. No strikes known between December 1948 and January 1951.
Clover Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jun-1967 12-May-1968
Clover Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 8-Jul-1968 27-Aug-1984 An “MSR” strike reported for 3.12.1974 is probably this cancel.
Clydesdale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2+dnt/42b 14-Dec-1946 17-Apr-1948 “Jamaica” in lower case letters.
Clydesdale Birmingham. Type - B1 19-Apr-1948 4-Dec-1991 Used in violet up to October 1948. Example has first digit of year inserted in manuscript.
C.O.D. Branch - Kingston Birmingham. Type - B3 xx-Sep-1965 xx-Sep-1965
Cobbla Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 26-Jan-1971 13-Feb-1974 Used in black: 22.5.1972 to 8.12.1973. In blue: 2.1.1974 and black; 13.2.1974. Otherwise in violet.
Cobbla Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Feb-1974 9-Nov-1981 Used in black: 8th & 9th February 1974.
Cobbla Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Jun-1983 xx-Jul-1987 Day digits are usually missing.
Cockburn Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 19-Jun-1956 29-Sep-1956 Used in black; 25.6.1956 and signs of black ink persist for a few days thereafter.
Coffee Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Feb-1965 1-Aug-1967 Name is 27mm long. Used in black; 10.10.1966 to 12.5.1967. Last date in violet; 30.8.1965.
Coffee Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Jan-1967 14-Aug-1969 Name is 37mm long. In black; 28.1.1967. Right asterisk is below dateline.
Coffee Grove Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 24-Sep-1968 18-Aug-1989
Coffee Piece Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Jan-1963 12-May-1967 Name is 26mm long. Latest date in violet: 6.3.1966. Isolated strike in black; 12.5.1967. “JAMAICA” is offset to the left.
Coffee Piece Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*/36 22-Oct-1965 6-Mar-1968 Name is 33mm long.
Coffee Piece Modern Single Ring - 68 21-Jun-1969 17-Dec-1984 Know in a proof record dated; 22.3.1967 but apparently not used until 1969. (? my record: 24.9.1968).
Coka Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Mar-1963 7-Nov-1966 Reads; “COKER”, 13mm long.
Coka Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Jun-1967 6-Jan-1973 Reads; “COKA”.
Coka Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Mar-1968 30-May-1968 Reads; “COKER”, 19mm long. Philatelic copy?
Coka Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 10-Jun-1968 3-Aug-1985 Reads; “COKA”. Known in violet; 26.3.1969.
Coka Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 21-Nov-1988 25-Oct-1989 Reads; “COKER POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Coka Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Aug-1998 1-Aug-1998 Reads; “COKER / JAMAICA”.
Cold Spring Numerical Obliterator. Type - 193 O xx-xx-1874 xx-xx-1897
Cold Spring Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1875 14-Nov-1898
Cold Spring Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 23-Sep-1898 6-Jan-1902
Colegate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Apr-1949 9-Jun-1949 Reads: “COLE GATE” and has a manuscript date. An undated copy is known in black.
Colegate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Aug-1949 31-Aug-1949
Colegate Registered Oval Datestamp 31-Jan-1950 1-Oct-1955 Reads: “COLEGATE” in one word. Used with “REGISTERED” defaced in violet up to 22.9.1951. Used with “REGISTERED” and defacement removed in black from 17.3.1952.
Colegate Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 1-Jul-1955 xx-Feb-1956 LKD was stamped; 34.2.1956. A favour strike on piece with a 1965 MSR is dated “xx.2.56” suggesting difficulty with dater.
Colegate Modern Single Ring 2-Feb-1956 7-Oct-1991 Without asterisk.
Coley Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37c 21-Oct-1957 2-Jul-1958 Both “Coley Mountain” and “Jamaica” are in lower case.
Coley Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3BWI/41a 21-Oct-1957 2-Jul-1958
Coley Mountain Modern Single Ring (* above date) 3-Nov-1958 18-Mar-1991
Coleyville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 3-Oct-1908 4-Mar-1910 Known in black: 16.2.1909.
Coleyville Double Ring Datestamp 7-Mar-1912 17-Sep-1945
Coleyville Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 6-Jun-1932 3-Jun-1991 Example has year inserted in manuscript.
Coleyville Birmingham. Type - B3 18-Oct-1954 6-Nov-1978
Coleyville Modern Single Ring 6-Jan-1961 27-Jun-1977
Coleyville Birmingham. Type - B4 23-Feb-1973 8-Sep-1992
Colonel's Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/15 5-May-1915 31-Aug-1915 “191” of date in die.
Colonel's Ridge Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 5-Jan-1917 16-Aug-1937
Colonel's Ridge Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 17-Oct-1938 1-May-1986 May be a refurbishment of 2070.02
Colonel's Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Oct-1972 1-May-1986 Changed to black some time in 1985.
Comfort Castle Double Ring Datestamp 26-Jun-1941 13-May-1975 Known in violet: 10.10.1974.
Comfort Castle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-Jun-1977 13-May-1999 Known used in black up to 7.7.1977 then in violet. Black in 8.6.1997 and 30.6.1997. Blue in 13.5.1999.
Comfort Castle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Nov-1985 6-Apr-1990 A report of 31.1.1991 and 10.2.1993 may be this cancel or 2080.02 or a new TRD-O3 without asterisk
Comfort Hall Double Ring Datestamp 18-Dec-1912 2-Mar-1935
Comfort Hall Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 10-Apr-1934 15-Nov-1995
Comfort Hall Double Ring Datestamp xx-Nov-1974 8-Jul-1976 Rings much more separated than 2090.02. A report of 31.12.1969 of this die used in black may be 2090.02.
Comfort Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-xx-1982 7-Jun-1984 Two undated examples known on 1982 Christmas stamps.
Comfort Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 31-Oct-1989 7-Jun-1991 Reads: COMFORT HALL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Comfort Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 22-Sep-1992 22-Sep-1992 Reads: COMFORT HALL P.O. / JAMAICA”.
Comfort Hall Modern Single Ring - 91 7-Feb-1995 7-Feb-1995
Comma Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 11-May-1990 28-Apr-1995 Reads: “COMMA PEN POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAIC
Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting - 1975 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 24-Apr-1975 1-May-1975 4 TRD’s reported used at this meeting.
Concord Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Mar-1968 27-May-1968 Name is 27 mm long.
Concord Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-May-1968 12-Dec-1973 Name is 36 mm long.
Concord Modern Single Ring 4-May-1974 4-May-1974
Concord Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Jan-1981 13-Jun-1984
Concord Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Jun-1984 26-May-1986 LKD is in black.
Connors Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Feb-1969 8-Jul-1971 Reported re-use; 18.4.1977. Inner ring is always faint and rarely completer. Neat lettering.
Connors Modern Single Ring 20-Jun-1971 3-Apr-1973 Reads: “CONNERS”. Possibly an “MSR-68”.
Connors Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-xx-1973 xx-Mar-1986
Connors Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 18-Jul-1994 16-Sep-1994
Constant Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/3 2-Mar-1900 7-Aug-1902 Date in manuscript or absent and use in 1903 is illegible.
Constant Spring Double Ring Datestamp 19-Jan-1903 10-May-1928 Outer ring is thicker.
Constant Spring Double Ring Datestamp 7-May-1927 2-Dec-1964 Rings of equal thickness.
Constant Spring Birmingham. Type - B3 2-Jan-1954 2-May-1989 Reused: 15.10.1996 more than 10 years after previous use!
Constant Spring Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 31-Aug-1955 8-Mar-1985 Includes at least 6 dies and known with index “C”; 23.6.1975. Example has no asterisk. “JAMAICA” = 16 mm.
Constant Spring Machine M.S.R. 30-Aug-1968 9-Jan-2001 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. February 1995 strike was violet - black.
Constant Spring Modern Single Ring - 68 25-Feb-1970 17-Feb-1992
Constant Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Feb-1980 20-Oct-1997 Violet, black or blue.
Constant Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/20 14-Jan-1922 17-Mar-1922 Opened only for 1922 season. Name in italic lower case and “JAMAICA” in serifed caps.
Constant Spring Hotel Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/20 14-Jan-1922 17-Mar-1922 Opened only for 1922 season. Name in italic lower case and “JAMAICA” in serifed caps.
Constitution Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 20-Mar-1958 22-Mar-1958
Constitution Hill Modern Single Ring 17-Sep-1960 18-Dec-1963
Constitution Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 21-May-1968 16-Nov-1984
Content Gap Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Nov-1949 19-May-1952 “CONTENT GAP” in sans-serif caps. “JAMAICA” in serifed caps. Later (1951/2) strikes are in black, distorting the cancel. Known date (8.11.1944) is before official opening.
Content Gap Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Jul-1952 2-Apr-1953 Reads: “CONTENT G.P.”
Content Gap Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Jul-1952 16-Jun-1953 Clear early strikes with “JAMAICA” well spaced. Date appears to be a separate handstamp.
Content Gap Birmingham. Type - B3 29-Jun-1954 18-Oct-1985 Example has second “6” of year plug overwritten in manuscript.
Copse Numerical Obliterator. Type - F97 O xx-xx-1873 xx-xx-1891
Copse Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 1-Feb-1873 1-Nov-1887 EKD is date of issue and cancel may not have been used until later.
Copse Double Ring Datestamp 7-Mar-1895 22-Jun-1898
Copse Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2+dnt/42a 21-Mar-1947 15-Apr-1948
Copse Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 16-Apr-1948 24-Nov-1966 Used in violet on early strikes. Seen without year plug.
Copse Modern Single Ring - 68 17-Aug-1968 10-Jul-1978
Copse Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Jul-1982 7-Nov-1986 Used in black; 7.11.1986 and in 1984 with unreadable date.
Copse Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 2-Oct-1987 18-Apr-1991 April 1991 strike is so unreadable that the Postmaster added the word “Copse” in manuscript.
Copse Modern Single Ring - 91 17-Jul-1993 13-Nov-1995
Corletts Road Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jan-1964 13-Feb-1965
Corletts Road Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-Mar-1965 6-Jul-1992 Die seen with two asterisks. Strike of 26.7.1982 has no year plug
Corn Piece Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Dec-1965 22-May-1968 Reads; “CORNPIECE” as one word.
Corn Piece Modern Single Ring - 68 16-Jan-1970 2-Feb-1973 EKD strike was in violet.
Corn Piece Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 xx-Dec-1971 24-Jul-1972
Corn Piece Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Apr-197x 5-Nov-1986
Corn Piece Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 21-Sep-1984 22-Nov-1985 Reads; “CORNPIECE” in one word and has a break in the inner oval under the “NP”. Only two strikes known in violet, then in black.
Cornwall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Mar-1964 19-Jan-1965
Cornwall Modern Single Ring 15-Mar-1965 4-Apr-1975
Cornwall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37k 4-Dec-1987 21-Sep-1988 Reads; “CORNWALL / POSTAL AGENCY JAMAICA”.
Cornwall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 26-Aug-1991 9-Nov-1994 Reads; “CORNWALL POSTAL AGENCY JAMAICA”.
Cornwall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PAWI/37je 12-May-1997 12-May-1997 Reads: CORNWALL POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Cornwall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Aug-1998 12-Aug-1998 Reads: “CORNWALL / JAMAICA”.
Cornwall Mountain Double Ring Datestamp 3-Dec-1935 28-Dec-1948 Inner line is very thin and not visible on later strikes.
Cornwall Mountain Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 7-May-1952 7-Sep-1989
Cornwall Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j xx-Jun-1992 21-Jun-1992 Reads; “CORNWALL MT.P.O. / JAMAICA
Cotterwood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Nov-1964 28-Jun-1968
Cotterwood Modern Single Ring - 68 20-Jul-1968 5-Jun-1975
Cotterwood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Jan-1978 22-Mar-1985 LKD strike was in black.
Courtleigh Manor Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Mar-1966 4-Mar-1966
Cousins Cove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Mar-1967 27-Nov-1970
Cousins Cove Modern Single Ring - 68 8-Feb-1971 2-Jul-1993
Coxswain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Mar-1967 22-Nov-1973 Used in violet to 24.8.1971 and in black from 5.11.1973.
Coxswain Modern Single Ring - 68 14-Aug-1968 20-Nov-1969
Coxswain Modern Single Ring 18-Aug-1972 18-Aug-1972 A strike in violet dated late 1969 may be this same die.
Coxswain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 3-Jan-1976 17-Nov-1976
Coxswain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Feb-1984 1-Oct-1984 Reads; “COXWAIN” without an “S”.
Coxswain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Feb-1985 1-Aug-1988 Reads; “COXWAIN” without an “S”.
Craighead Double Ring Datestamp 8-Oct-1924 8-Oct-1924 Much thicker outer ring.
Craighead Double Ring Datestamp 21-May-1935 2-May-1954 May be refurbished 2270.01.
Craighead Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 31-Dec-1954 13-Sep-1958
Craighead Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Mar-1956 9-Sep-1991
Craigmill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 1-Dec-1954 20-Jul-1957
Craigmill Modern Single Ring (without *) 4-Aug-1965 14-Nov-1984
Crawford Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41c 20-Feb-1970 23-Jun-1972 Used in black during 1974. “CRAWFORD” is sans-serif and “JAMAICA” is in serifed caps.
Crawford Modern Single Ring 26-Sep-1973 10-Aug-1998 First day use in violet.
Crawford Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 28-Jun-1988 28-Jun-1988
Crawle River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Jan-1943 14-Feb-1947
Crawle River Birmingham. Type - B2 - with * 4-Aug-1944 11-Apr-1968
Crawle River Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 18-Jun-1968 29-Aug-1984
Crofts Hill Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 8-Nov-1887 4-Dec-1929
Crofts Hill Double Ring Datestamp 18-Jan-1930 22-Jul-1988 Rings merged with use. LKD is indistinct strike (“JY 22”) without year plug on registered cover. Ewarton back stamp provides year.
Crofts Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Apr-1997 23-Apr-1998
Cromwell Lands Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Oct-1966 17-Oct-1966
Cromwell Lands Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Oct-1968 25-Jun-1969
Crooked River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/15 30-Aug-1910 30-Aug-1910 “CROOKED RIVER” in sans-serif sloping caps. and “JAMAICA” in serifed caps.
Crooked River Double Ring Datestamp 6-Jan-1912 18-Mar-1953
Crooked River Birmingham. Type - B3 16-Aug-1954 12-Nov-1990 Probably two dies with different spacing between “CROOKED” and “RIVER”. 4mm.
Cross Keys Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 9-Oct-1882 3-Apr-1916
Cross Keys Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 28-Dec-1917 10-Oct-1929 Year in 4 digits. Reused; 5.4.1950.
Cross Keys Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 25-Jun-1935 27-Apr-1967 Probably a refurbishment of 2340.02 using a 2 digit year plug.
Cross Keys Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Dec-1964 16-Oct-1990 Used in violet during 1986. LKD strike is in violet.
Cross Roads Double Ring Datestamp 15-Sep-1910 16-Apr-1914
Cross Roads Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 8-Apr-1913 6-Mar-1929 “O”s are nearly circular.
Cross Roads Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 19-May-1915 2-Oct-1951 “O”s are oval.
Cross Roads Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 4-Jan-1930 19-Jun-1962 No “S” after “ROAD”.
Cross Roads Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 13-Apr-1929 27-Oct-1961 Has an “S” after “ROAD”.
Cross Roads Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Dec-1938 11-Jun-1962 Circular “O”s.
Cross Roads Birmingham. Type - B3 - with and without * 13-Nov-1952 31-Jan-1996 Often used without year plug. Date and year plugs are very low.
Cross Roads Machine M.S.R. 23-Jan-1958 27-Jun-1990 Used with 7 wavy lines or a slogan. Use as early as 24.3.1950 reported.
Cross Roads Modern Single Ring (* above date) 28-Oct-1961 4-Jun-1990 Tall slim lettering. “CROSS ROADS” is 20 mm long and “JAMAICA” is 15 mm long.
Cross Roads Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 18-Jan-1969 27-Jul-1990
Cross Roads Modern Single Ring 18-Apr-1972 4-Dec-1995 Lettering is wider than in 2350.09. “CROSS ROADS” 18.5 mm long. “JAMAICA” 15 mm long. Example has no asterisk.
Cross Roads Modern Single Ring 24-Apr-1974 27-Apr-1995 “CROSS ROADS” is 3mm high and “JAMAICA” is 15mm long.
Cross Roads Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Jan-1978 24-Jan-1978 Die distorted by black ink and misuse. Held together by an elastic band after first week!
Cross Roads Modern Single Ring 2-Feb-2001 29-Mar-2001
Croton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Feb-1961 20-Oct-1970
Croton Modern Single Ring (with *) 8-Jun-1966 15-Nov-1985 Known to have been issued 18.12.1964.
Cumberland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Feb-1969 20-Oct-1970 Reported used as early as 21.3.1967, before office was opened. EKD is earliest confirmed.
Cumberland Modern Single Ring 4-May-1971 23-Aug-1981 Known in violet; 17.3.1971, 13.5.1971 and 19.1.1974.
Dallas Double Ring Datestamp 28-Dec-1917 10-Mar-1953
Dallas Birmingham. Type - B3 14-Sep-1954 15-Oct-1978 Used in violet; 21.12.1975 to 9.5.1978.
Dallas Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Jan-1980 12-Feb-1985 February 1985 strike was in back-violet. Serifed lettering, 2.5mm high.
Dallas Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Sep-1981 21-Jun-1997 Reported in black in 1987 and 1995. Serifed lettering, 2mm high.
Dallas Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 1-Dec-1987 25-Nov-1991 Reads; “DALLAS POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Reported in black; 24.8.1989 and 25.11.1991. In black-violet; July & August 1988 and 2.9.1990.
Dalton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 7-Dec-1956 17-Dec-1958
Dalton Modern Single Ring (with *) 1-Nov-1958 21-Jun-1976
Dalton Modern Single Ring - 68 Issued in 1968 but not known used.
Dalvey Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/24 2-Nov-1929 5-Dec-1929 “DALVEY” is in large sans-serif caps. “Jamaica” is in lower case roman lettering. Date line is a row of dots with “192” near the end.
Dalvey Double Ring Datestamp 27-Sep-1932 16-Aug-1937 A very worn example dated 17.9.1958 appears to have larger lettering and is probably an emergency reuse of this die.
Dalvey Birmingham. Type - B1 14-Aug-1939 xx-xx-1961
Dalvey Temporary steel datestamp 2-Mar-1959 7-Sep-1964 A die made up for emergency use known only with an asterisk, but sometimes put together badly with asterisk in the wrong place!
Dalvey Modern Single Ring (with *) 2-Jan-1965 12-Dec-2000
Daniel Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 17-Feb-1958 27-Jul-1976
Daniel Town Modern Single Ring (with *) 8-Dec-1959 27-Jul-1976 Year is missing in example.
Danks Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 3-Dec-1910 14-Dec-1921
Danvers Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Feb-1943 5-May-1945
Danvers Pen Birmingham. Type - B2 - with * 3-Jan-1945 17-Jun-1968 Known in violet; xx/7.1965, 14.2.1966 & 17.6.1968.
Danvers Pen Modern Single Ring (with *) 10-Jun-1968 18-Sep-1984 Known in violet; 8.3.1980.
Danvers Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 5-Jan-1976 10-Aug-1977
Danvers Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Feb-1977 25-Apr-1977
Danvers Pen Modern Single Ring - 91 3-Aug-1993 27-Feb-1995 Lettering is even finer and smaller than in M.S.R.- 68.
Darley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 20-Jun-1946 1-Dec-1946
Darley Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 3-Jan-1948 20-May-1967 Known in violet; 3.1.1948. Issued: 6.12.1946. Example is LKD.
Darley Modern Single Ring 8-May-1965 16-Jul-1966 Red strike (done to order on a plain piece of paper - no stamp) dated; 16.7.1966. Was issued: 18.12.1964.
Darliston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 28-Jun-1887 29-Jul-1935 Used without index letters.
Darliston Double Ring Datestamp 2-Feb-1937 10-Sep-1962
Darliston Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 2-Feb-1954 18-Nov-1984 Example on a registered cover is without year plug.
Darliston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 3-Mar-1960 24-Apr-1963
Darliston Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 11-Dec-1961 4-Mar-1993 Seen without year plug.
Darliston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3BWI/41sp 26-Jun-1989 17-Sep-1990 Reads; “DARLISTON / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Darliston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 26-Nov-1991 12-Dec-1994 Reads; “DARLISTON POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Davis Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/6 6-Feb-1891 6-Feb-1891 Usually undated and distorted.
Davis Town Double Ring Datestamp 27-Jul-1892 15-Nov-1898
Davyton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 15-Dec-1956 29-Oct-1957 Known in violet up to 3.6.1957 and in black from: xx.9.1957
Davyton Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 31-Oct-1958 23-Oct-1984 Year plug is missing from example. Cover dated 23.7.1990 may have new MSR-91 cancel
Davyton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 4-Aug-1992 4-Aug-1992 Reads: “DAVYTON POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Days Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Nov-1968 30-Nov-1970 A proof strike is known dated: 15.10.1968.
Dean Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 3-Jan-1955 15-Mar-1956
Dean Pen Modern Single Ring (* above date) 8-Jun-1956 22-Mar-1969
Deeside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 21-Nov-1894 20-Nov-1895 “DEESIDE” in 2.25mm serifed caps. “JAMAICA” in 2mm sans-serif caps with a space between for manuscript date with “94” in the die.
Deeside Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 2-Feb-1896 25-Sep-1900 A 2 digit year.
Deeside Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 22-Jun-1920 7-Apr-1951 A 4 digit year.
Deeside Birmingham. Type - B3 7-Jul-1954 2-May-1977
Deeside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Aug-1977 xx-Sep-1982 Very distorted near end of use.
Deeside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Jun-1984 4-Jan-1995 No distortion and date is: mm/dd/yyyy.
Delveland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Mar-1952 9-Oct-1952
Delveland Birmingham. Type - B3 25-Jan-1953 xx-xx-2000 Known in violet: 4.2.1953. Example on a registered cover lacks year p
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 31-Dec-1962 11-Jan-1964 “JAMAICA” is 18mm long. Known used in violet up to 28.10.1963 and in black from 16.12.1963. Gradually distorted by black ink.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Jan-1964 13-Apr-1968 “JAMAICA” is 24mm long.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Sep-1966 xx-xx-1968 Reads: “DENBEIGH”.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Nov-1967 24-Oct-1975 Reads: “DENBIGH”. “JAMAICA” is 21mm long. Used in violet except for 3.4.1968 to 21.5.1968 when in black.
Denbigh Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 3-Apr-1968 14-Sep-1972 Known used in violet 3.4.1968 and 21.5.1968.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Apr-1968 12-Mar-1976 “JAMAICA” is 27mm long. Known used in black: 22.4.1970.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 17-Feb-1978 4-Nov-1983 Used in black: 11.1980 to 6.1981 distorting die.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-May-1984 21-Jul-1987 No distortion and date is expressed as: mm/dd/yyyy. A break in the inner oval under “B” of “DENBIGH”.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 17-Jul-1985 25-Apr-1986 Reads: “DENBIGH / POST OFFICE”. No “JAMAICA”.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 10-Feb-1988 21-Sep-1992 Reads: “DENBIGH POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Two dies, one 53 x 34mm, the other 48 x 33mm, both in use during 1988.
Denbigh Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 17-Oct-1989 14-Sep-1992 Reads: “DENBEIGH POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Smaller and finer type than either of the 2520.10 dies.
Denbigh Modern Single Ring - 91 21-Oct-1993 6-Jun-1995 Several examples known during 1994 without year plug.
Denham Town Birmingham. Type - B1 10-Oct-1940 28-Jun-1957
Denham Town Birmingham. Type - B3 15-Feb-1954 9-Jan-1986 Known reused in violet: 30.1.1990 to 10.4.1990.
Denham Town Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 24-Dec-1955 21-Jan-1991 Four practically identical dies. Known in violet: 28.7.1989 to 15.11.1989. LKD strike is in violet
Denham Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 26-Feb-1991 26-Feb-1991 Reads: “DENHAM TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Denham Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-Mar-1998 10-Sep-2000 Known in dark shades of violet as though some black ink was added. In 2000 was held together with a rubber band.
Devon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/1 Used but never dated.
Devon Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 14-Apr-1882 26-Apr-1919 Also without index. Seen with index “C” inverted.
Devon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 High, round upright serifed caps.
Devon Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 12-Feb-1917 15-May-1934 A 4 figure year plug.
Devon Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 27-Oct-1939 14-Sep-1981 Known to have been available from 18.7.1939.
Devon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Jan-1968 29-Nov-1991
Devon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Jun-1984 10-May-1991 Known in black: 2.4.1985. Later strikers are better described as mauve. Differs from 2540.06 in having date: mm/dd/yyyy and by range of dates. Break in oval under “O” of “DEVON”.
Devon Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Sep-1953 12-Dec-1953
Devon Pen Birmingham. Type - B3 29-Jun-1954 30-Jan-1968
Devon Pen Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 29-Jun-1968 2-Feb-1990 22.7.1988, year inserted in manuscript.
Dias Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35a 23-Jan-1945 23-Dec-1946 “DIAS” in sans-serif and “JAMAICA” in serifed caps. Date stamp is larger than normal, probably a separate die.
Dias Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 10-Sep-1948 26-Apr-1990 Issued: 24.12.1946. 26.4.1990 was in blue. Example has asterisk in place of year plug.
Dias Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Mar-1968 21-Mar-1968
Dias Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 18-Apr-1977 21-Dec-1987 Known in dull and bright blue as well as violet.
Dias Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 7-Jan-1988 29-Dec-1989 Reads “DIAS POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. January to March 1988 strikes were in blue.
Dias Modern Single Ring - 91 8-Aug-1991 24-Sep-1991
Dignum Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Apr-1963 1-Mar-1968 (xx.3.1968). Example shows disatortion of ovals and date partially inserted in manuscript. Right hand asterisk is very low.
Dignum Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 26-Aug-1968 24-Jan-1986
Direct Cable Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21a 5-Jul-1922 2-Sep-1922 “1922” is in die.
Direct Cable Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 23-Nov-1922 3-May-1928 Square sans-serif lettering with “192” of date in die.
Direct Cable Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 23-Nov-1922 3-May-1928 Square sans-serif lettering with “192” of date in die.
Direct Cable Double Ring Datestamp 13-Oct-1923 19-May-1931
Discovery Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/36 3-Jul-1948 2-Jun-1950 Used before name was officially changed from “DRY HARBOUR” on 19.7.1948. Smaller lettering than usual.
Discovery Bay Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 16-Mar-1949 10-Apr-1973
Discovery Bay Birmingham. Type - B3 5-Sep-1956 21-May-1994 Known both with and without an asterisk.
Discovery Bay Modern Single Ring 4-Jan-1960 3-Feb-1962 Only two strikes are known. First in violet.
Discovery Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Dec-1998 16-Dec-1998
Drapers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3*TWI/45b 3-Oct-1959 23-Feb-1961
Drapers Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 4-Jan-1960 30-Jul-1985 Earlier strikes are in viole
Dressikie Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2+dnt/42a 15-Sep-1947 17-Apr-1948
Dressikie Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 3-Aug-1948 8-Jan-1968 Known in violet up to 10.1948 and in black from 2.1949. Seen without year plug.
Dressikie Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 3-Jun-1968 20-Nov-1990 Example is without year plug.
Dromilly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Dec-1971 31-Aug-1977
Dromilly Modern Single Ring xx-Jun-1995 xx-Jun-1995
Dry Harbour Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 5-Aug-1779 19-Feb-1793 Strikes are often under-inked. EKD is albino.
Dry Harbour Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 7-Oct-1803 xx-xx-1839 Often under-inked to albino.
Dry Harbour Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 29-Jan-1828 xx-Jun-1838 Often under-inked.
Dry Harbour Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 28-Jul-1838 28-Jul-1838 A single cancel known!
Dry Harbour Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 17-Jul-1839 28-Feb-1851 Single broken circle makes the name appear hyphenated.
Dry Harbour Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P8 10-Oct-1854 2-Dec-1859 Name hyphenated.
Dry Harbour Numerical Obliterator. Type - A36 H Single example known on a G.B. 6d stamp.
Dry Harbour Numerical Obliterator. Type - A36 Ms The number “36” has been found written on 4 pineapple watermarked stamps.
Dry Harbour Numerical Obliterator. Type - A36 L xx-xx-1861 xx-xx-1892 Range 1861 to 1892. No exact dates.
Dry Harbour Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 18-Jul-1878 2-Nov-1896 Index "C" or none
Dry Harbour Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 13-Apr-1894 8-Sep-1911
Dry Harbour Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 12-Jan-1915 17-Feb-1948
Duanvale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/23 7-Dec-1928 7-Dec-1928 Date line reads: “.........................192”.
Duanvale Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 28-Jun-1929 8-Jan-1991 Strike of 20.6.1987 has date inserted in manuscript.
Duanvale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 30-Jan-1984 2-Jul-1984 Reads: “DUANVALE POST OFFICE”. Only two strikes known.
Duanvale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI37je xx-Oct-1998 xx-Oct-1998 Reads: “DUAN VALE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Duff House Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/36 1-Nov-1951 27-May-1952
Duhaney Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Sep-1966 6-Mar-1968 “JAMAICA” is 22mm long. Examples in black known in 1967.
Duhaney Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Aug-1967 1-Jun-1968 “JAMAICA” is 25mm long. Examples in black known: 28.11.1967 to 4.12.1967. Asterisks are low.
Duhaney Park Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 7-Nov-1968 28-Apr-1987 Known in violet: 4.7.1977 to 2.1.1982.
Duhaney Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Dec-1976 24-May-1977 Reads: “TAKE DELIVERY AT / DUHANEY PARK”.
Dumfries Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - 50?? 6-Sep-1946 4-Oct-1946 Reads: “DUMPHRIES”.
Dumfries Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - 50?? 9-Sep-1946 9-Sep-1946 Reads: “DUMFRIES”. Illegible cancel also known.
Dumfries Birmingham. Type - B1 27-May-1950 17-Aug-1968 Known to have been issued in December 1946 but not known used until 1950.
Dumfries Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 5-Jul-1968 9-May-1995
Dumfries Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37k 22-May-1987 15-Dec-1988 Reads: “DUMFRIES / POSTAL AGENCY, JAMAICA”.
Duncans Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 15-May-1792 xx-xx-1792
Duncans Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 6-May-1840 25-Mar-1859
Duncans Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 2-Sep-1859 27-Aug-1902
Duncans Numerical Obliterator. Type - A37 H 1-Mar-1859 xx-xx-1880
Duncans Numerical Obliterator. Type - B P 7-Jun-1880 26-Oct-1891
Duncans Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 5-Aug-1895 14-Nov-1928
Duncans Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 17-Aug-1929 30-Mar-1951
Duncans Birmingham. Type - B3 5-Jan-1953 19-Feb-1991
Duncans Modern Single Ring - 68 (with & without*) 3-Jun-1968 21-Aug-1996
Dundee Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2*BWI/43a 3-Mar-1958 3-Oct-1960
Dundee Modern Single Ring (with *) 2-Jul-1959 30-Jun-1984
Durham Gap Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 2-Jun-1960 16-Jun-1961 Final “P” is often weak or missing.
Durham Gap Modern Single Ring (* above date) 14-May-1961 15-Jun-1980 Used in violet for first seven months of issue. Then in black.
Duxes Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Aug-1966 14-Feb-1968 Asterisks are low.
Duxes Modern Single Ring (with *) 30-Sep-1968 6-Oct-1978
Effortville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Apr-1964 13-Jul-1967
Effortville Modern Single Ring (* above date) 24-Feb-1965 8-Jul-1990 Known in black: 3.3.1965. Example on a registered cover without year plug.
Elderslie Double Ring Datestamp 17-Jul-1920 23-Mar-1936 Appears to have been in use prior to official opening.
Elderslie Double Ring Datestamp 26-Dec-1936 31-Jan-1956
Elderslie Modern Single Ring (* above date) 2-Apr-1958 8-Apr-1995 Known in violet: 2.2.1981 to 16.7.1981.
Elgin Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Aug-1960 17-Mar-1962 Black strikes known dated: 13.12.1960, 13.1.1961 and 21.2.1961.
Elgin Modern Single Ring 28-Sep-1961 7-Jun-1989 The asterisk is often missing or replced by a digit.
Elgin Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37h 22-Jul-1985 7-Apr-1988 Reads: “ELGIN / POSTAL AGENCY”.
Elim Double Ring Datestamp 3-Nov-1922 2-Nov-1925
Ellen Street Double Ring Datestamp 12-May-1937 17-Jul-1971 Some variation noted in height of letters. Could be more than one die.
Ellen Street Modern Single Ring (with *) 1-Jan-1972 23-Nov-1990 Known in violet: 4.5.1990 to 19.7.1990
Ellicress Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Mar-1963 12-Aug-1965 Started in violet, but black aaded with time until completely black. Strike of 12.8.1965. Asterisks are well centred.
Ellicress Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Apr-1965 7-Oct-1966 Ovals closer and asterisks lower. Word “JAMAICA” touches the inner oval. Report of use of an O3/41 cancellation during 1965.
Enfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 20-Apr-1896 2-Dec-1896 “ENFIELD” in serifed caps. “JAMAICA” in sans-serif. Year line of die entered in manuscript.
Enfield Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 13-Jan-1897 21-May-1902
Enfield Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 21-Sep-1900 12-Jun-1933
Enfield Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 23-Oct-1935 3-Jan-1983
Enfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/36c 14-Aug-1972 16-Jul-1973 Reused in black: 8.7.1974, 15.7.1974 and 1.8.1975.
Enfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Mar-1983 7-Jan-1988 Only these two strikes known. 5 years apart!
Enfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-May-1984 30-May-1984 Reused in black: 15.8.1984, 3.3.1986, and 24,3,1986. A report of use on 30.10.1989 and 19.6.1992 may be of another die.
Enfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37k 4-Nov-1985 13-Jan-1988 Reads: “ENFIELD / POST OFFICE, JAMAICA”. A possible strike of this die shows only a smudged date plus manuscript “ENFIELD / 18/4/91 / JAMAICA”.
Enfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 13-May-1992 21-Feb-1994 Reads: “ENFIELD POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Epsom Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 1-Jun-1951 30-Nov-1951
Epsom Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 20-Jan-1953 23-Dec-1983
Epworth Double Ring Datestamp 15-Apr-1924 30-Jul-1949
Epworth Birmingham. Type - B3 13-Apr-1953 23-Jul-1998
Epworth Modern Single Ring 30-Mar-1966 26-Mar-1980 An early strike known dated: 23.4.
Essex Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35a 13-Apr-1949 17-Aug-1951 “ESSEX HALL” is sans-serif. “JAMAICA” serifed. Date was in manuscript up to June1949 after which a separate date stamp was used.
Essex Hall Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 7-Jan-1959 An early example is known in violet. A late specimen on plain paper is dated: 19.8.1959.
Essex Hall Modern Single Ring 5-Sep-1960 xx-Jun-1971
Essex Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Nov-1979 12-Jul-1985
Evergreen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Sep-1968 19-Jun-1970 A strike dated 5.9.1963 is known. Well before date of opening.
Evergreen Modern Single Ring - 68 12-Sep-196x xx-Jul-1980 Latest in violet: 15.8.1971. Earliest in black: 14.9.1971.
Evergreen Modern Single Ring 11-May-1973 29-Jun-1990 Reads: “EVER GREEN”. MSR-68 and MSR may be a single die.
Ewarton Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P6 18-Mar-1856 14-Aug-1874 Sent out: 26.9.1874 in time for opening of office. Used again after re-opening.
Ewarton Numerical Obliterator. Type - A38 H “A38” was issued to Ewarton on 1.3.1859 but the office was closed and no genuine examples of its use are known. The die was passed on to Falmouth where it was used.
Ewarton Numerical Obliterator. Type - 196 O xx-xx-1874 xx-xx-1898 Issued for re-opening of office.
Ewarton Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1874 20-Aug-1902
Ewarton Double Ring Datestamp 11-Sep-1902 8-May-1913 Outer ring much thicker than inner.
Ewarton Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 17-Apr-1914 15-Sep-1924 Rings are of even weight.
Ewarton Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 12-Jul-1921 16-Jun-1966
Ewarton Birmingham. Type - B3 14-Apr-1955 8-Apr-1957
Ewarton Modern Single Ring (* above date) 30-Oct-1957 17-Feb-1993 Usually with an asterisk.
Ewarton Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 14-Mar-1955 22-Feb-2001
Ewarton Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 10-Dec-1911 11-Apr-1924
Ewarton Station Railway Cancel. Type - S2a 24-May-1903 20-Mar-1906
Exhibition - Tercentenary Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37sp 10-May-1955 10-May-1955 Reads: “POST 300” OFFICE / KINGSTON JAMAICA”.
Fairburn Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Apr-1966 21-May-1973
Fairburn Modern Single Ring - 68 9-Jul-1968 31-May-1990
Fairfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Nov-1952 6-Dec-1952
Fairy Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 30-Jun-1914 24-Aug-1914 Date line: “...................1914”. Remainder filled in manuscript.
Fairy Hill Double Ring Datestamp 24-Dec-1914 21-May-1951
Fairy Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2PO/43b 4-May-1950 6-May-1950 Circular reading: “FAIRY HILL / POST OFFICE” with “JAMAICA” added in smaller type straight below centre. Appears to be only proof strikes.
Fairy Hill Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 17-Oct-1952 18-May-1967
Fairy Hill \Modern Single Ring (with *) xx-xx-1960 28-Feb-1995
Faith's Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/32 11-Jul-1940 4-Sep-1941 Date line: “........................19......”.
Faith's Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 8-Oct-1941 18-Dec-1944 No apostrophe in “FAITHS”.
Faith's Pen Birmingham. Type - B2 26-Nov-1942 15-Mar-1968
Faith's Pen Modern Single Ring - 68 18-Jun-1968 16-Apr-1970 No apostrophe in "FAITHS".
Falmouth Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 7-May-1793 14-Jun-1808 Reads: “FALMOUTH”. May be two settings of this die.
Falmouth Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 xx-Nov-1802 xx-Mar-1833 Reads: “FALMOUTH / JA”. Measurement variations suggest two settings of this die.
Falmouth Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 14-Jun-1808 7-Feb-1813 Reads: “FALMOUTH”.
Falmouth Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 18-Dec-1833 23-Apr-1839 Reads: “FALMOUTH”.
Falmouth Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 18-Jun-1839 16-May-1859
Falmouth Ship Letter-08 21-Jul-1845 21-Jul-1845 Type “SL8” not illustrated in Potter. Unconfirmed report of 28.3.1845. A single rectangle with sloping lettering.
Falmouth Ship Letter-06 xx-Nov-1846 xx-xx-1847 Type “SL6” not illustrated in Potter.
Falmouth Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P4/P4a 20-Aug-1846 10-Jul-1857
Falmouth Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P10 22-Oct-1858 5-Sep-1865 Known with both two and four digit year.
Falmouth Numerical Obliterator. Type - A39 H 8-Apr-1859 7-Sep-1861
Falmouth Numerical Obliterator. Type - A38 H 3-Nov-1863 28-May-1873
Falmouth Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 24-Jun-1872 1-May-1896
Falmouth Numerical Obliterator. Type - A38 N xx-xx-1880 xx-xx-1882
Falmouth Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 20-Apr-1881 24-Jul-1909
Falmouth Double Ring Datestamp 10-Sep-1909 16-Nov-1929 New EKD
Falmouth Double Ring Datestamp 21-Jul-1919 8-Nov-1962 Letter “O” is tall.
Falmouth Double Ring Datestamp 5-May-1920 16-Nov-1929 Not identified in Proud!
Falmouth Double Ring Datestamp 20-May-1939 22-May-1961 Letter “O” is broad.
Falmouth Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 2-Apr-1947 18-Nov-1971
Falmouth \Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 20-Dec-1955 7-Feb-2001 At least 7 dies of this cancel.
Farm Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 13-Jan-1956 19-Jul-1956
Farm Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Jan-1957 4-Jul-1980
Fellowship Double Ring Datestamp 5-Jul-1897 13-Apr-1898
Fellowship Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 26-Jul-1899 5-Jul-1900 Issued for re-opening.
Fellowship Squared Circle. Type - SqC-4 26-Sep-1900 xx-Dec-1935
Fellowship Double Ring Datestamp 26-Feb-1927 27-Nov-1963
Flagaman Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 17-May-1960 28-Feb-1961 Known in blue: 3.10.1960.
Flagaman Modern Single Ring 19-Aug-1963 25-Aug-2000 Known in violet in 2000.
Flagstaff Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Dec-1964 25-Nov-1965 “FLAGSTAFF” 26 mm long.
Flagstaff Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Jan-1965 12-Jun-1968 “FLAGSTAFF” 32 mm long.
Flagstaff Modern Single Ring - 68 30-Sep-1968 7-Nov-1997
Flamstead Gardens Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 11-Dec-1956 30-Jul-1957 Few strikes in first few days were in black. Earliest date is before official opening.
Flamstead Gardens Modern Single Ring (* above date) 26-Jun-1958 17-Aug-1988
Flamstead Gardens Modern Single Ring - 91 14-Jul-1995 14-Jul-1995
Flankers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Aug-1989 21-May-1990 Only known as a very distorted mark. Oval in shape but details unclear.
Flankers Modern Single Ring - 91 5-Sep-1990 5-Sep-1990
Fletchersland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Dec-1969 16-Jun-1974 Date is often inverted.
Fletchersland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Mar-1972 16-Jul-1986 Reads: “FLETCHERS LAND” in two words of total length 43mm.
Fletchersland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Aug-1979 12-Aug-1981 Reads: “FLETCHERS LAND” in two words of total length 39mm. Smaller lettering. Known in blue-black 6.2.1980.
Fletchersland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-May-1985 24-Sep-1986 Name as one word. Date: Month.Day.Year.
Fletchersland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Jul-1989 2-Nov-1989 Reads: “FLETCHER LAND”, without the “S”. Total length is 32mm.
Fletchersland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 28-Jun-1990 20-Aug-1990 Reads: “FLETCHERS LAND POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”. Asterisks are very low.
Flint River (Hanover) Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 16-Aug-1816 16-Aug-1816
Flint River (Hanover) Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4 Issued, but not known used.
Flint River (Hanover) Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 8-Oct-1839 16-May-1859 Year is often written in manuscript.
Flint River (Hanover) Numerical Obliterator. Type - A40 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862 Dates represent likely period of use only.
Flint River (Hanover) Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 2-Sep-1859 xx-xx-1894
Flint River (Hanover) Numerical Obliterator. Type - A39 H xx-Oct-1862 xx-xx-1893
Flint River (Hanover) Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Sep-1892 12-Dec-1904
Flint River (Hanover) Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 30-Sep-1903 3-Mar-1914
Flint River (St. Mary) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38 12-Nov-1950 7-Jun-1955
Flint River (St. Mary) Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 10-Jan-1951 5-May-1976 EKD was in violet ink.
Flint River (St. Mary) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/36 4-Jun-1954 2-Dec-1954 “FLINT RIVER” in serifed caps and “JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Flint River (St. Mary) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37b 25-Oct-1954 19-Jun-1955 Reads: “FLINRT RIVER / JAMAICA B.W.I.”
Flower Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*dnt/42c 10-Mar-1949 10-May-1950
Flower Hill Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 4-Apr-1953 “REGISTERED” was originally defaced but is clear by 1952. Known in violet on SG 124a and 128 with only “24 JU” of date visible.
Flower Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Sep-1953 22-Sep-1953 Second “A” of “JAMAICA” is deformed.
Flower Hill \Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 13-Sep-1954 24-Apr-1991
Flower Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-Mar-1980 10-Nov-1989 Known in blue: 11.6.1980 & 4.7.1980 and violet-blue; 3.9.1980. Also in Black-violet: 6.3.1982.
Folly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Sep-1970 13-Jan-1972
Font Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Nov-1954 28-Sep-1955
Font Hill Modern Single Ring (* above date) 10-Mar-1956 8-Jul-1968 LKD on SG 220.
Font Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 2-Sep-1970 5-Feb-1985
Fort George Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Dec-1967 12-Mar-1973 “FORT GEORGE” is 35mm long.
Fort George Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Dec-1971 9-Jan-1976 “FORT GEORGE” is 32mm long.
Fort George Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Oct-1975 9-Mar-1987 Has a break in the inner oval under first “G” of “GEORGE”. “M” in “JAMAICA” is taller than broad. Known in violet, green and blue - overlapping dates but roughly in that order.
Fort George Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-Aug-1985 8-Mar-1991 No breaks in inner oval. Smaller lettering, “M” in “JAMAICA” is broader than tall. Only known with date inverted.
Fort George Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 11-Sep-1985 6-Apr-1987 Reads: “FORT GEORGE / POST OFFICE” without “JAMAICA”. (Potter notes: “This is strange since Fort George was always an Agency!).
Fort George Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37 29-Jan-1992 20-Dec-1996 Reads: “FORT GEORGE P.A. / JAMAICA”.
Fort William Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 18-Apr-1921 7-Oct-1921 Centre line is row of dots ending in “.....1921”. Unconfirmed report of use on 1.3.1922.
Fort William Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 20-Oct-1922 2-Jan-1925 Dimensions not known.
Four Paths Numerical Obliterator. Type - A35 H xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1893 Office was built to replace “Clarendon” and used its obliterator on transfer of office.
Four Paths Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 8-May-1885 2-Jan-1895 Known to have been used since opening in 1876, but no earlier dates survive.
Four Paths Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 12-Jan-1895 21-Apr-1909
Four Paths Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 19-Jul-1908 10-Aug-1926
Four Paths Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 16-Dec-1929 21-Aug-1989 Known reused on 18.4.1989, 10.5.1989 and 21.8.1989 when rings appear merged.
Four Paths Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 4-Apr-1953 22-Mar-1955
Four Paths Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 31-Aug-1955 4-Sep-1991
Four Paths Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 23-Jun-1956 13-Aug-1956
Four Paths Modern Single Ring (* above date) 19-Jan-1959 30-Mar-1996
Four Paths Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 3-Mar-2001 3-Mar-2001
Four Paths Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 15-Nov-1901 12-Sep-1916
Four Paths Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 25-Apr-1919 23-Apr-1926
Frankfield Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 25-Jun-1890 9-Sep-1926
Frankfield Double Ring Datestamp 13-Nov-1925 11-Dec-1974
Frankfield Modern Single Ring (* above date) 13-Oct-1955 15-Oct-1991
Frankfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Nov-1975 10-May-1978 From mid-1976 the ink used started to change to black. Occasional violet strike as late as February 1977.
Frankfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 12-Feb-1977 24-Apr-1987 Known in violet, black and blue. Reads: “FRANKFIELD POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Frankfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Sep-1978 21-Feb-1997 3060.04 became distorted by the use of black ink. This die replaced it. Appears to be reused January to February 1997 after a gap of 5 years.
Frankfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 4-Apr-1986 30-Jul-1987 Reads: “FRABKFIELD / POST OFFICE”. Known in blue: 25.6.1986.
Frankfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 5-Apr-1989 17-Jul-1991 Reads: “FRABKFIELD POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” in smaller letters than 3060.05.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 4-Jan-1960 15-Sep-1961 Some later strikes in black.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/43 2-Jun-1960 16-Mar-1961
Franklin Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 15-Jun-1961 11-Nov-1981 Probably 4 different dies. Known in violet: 5.9.1979 and in red: 11.9.1979. Most 1981 strikes are in violet.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 25-Jun-1975 15-Feb-1976
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Nov-1975 6-Dec-1976 Used in black January to April 1976 which distorted the die.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Nov-1975 19-Feb-1985 No distortion. Used in a bright blue ink: 2.12.1980. Two dies: “FRANKLIN TOWN” 37 and 40 mm long. Both known used in 1984.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Oct-1983 17-Oct-1983 Reads: “JAMACIA”. Miss spelt.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 19-Aug-1985 1-Jun-1989 Reads: “FRANKLYN TOWN” 35 mm long.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Oct-1985 10-Apr-1987 Reads: “FRANKLYN TOWN” 39 mm long.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Nov-1988 28-Sep-1990 Appears to be a different die from 3070.06 because no distortion present. Known in blue: 14.12.1988 and 28.9.1990.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 6-Mar-1990 8-Dec-1994 Reads: “FRANKLIN TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. EKD was in black.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 1-May-1990 30-Sep-1990 Reads: “FRANKLIN TOWN P.O. / JAMAICA” in large letters.
Franklin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 6-Mar-1990 2-Aug-1995 Faulty date plugs. Reads: “FRANKLYN TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” again with a “Y” in FRANKLYN. Usually very dark or black. Known in blue: 1.5.1990.
Fraser Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Feb-1965 20-Mar-1968
Fraser Modern Single Ring - 68 11-Nov-1968 29-Jul-1985
Free Hill Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 13-Oct-1932 27-Sep-1985
Free Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Apr-1978 17-Apr-1979 Known in black to 10.5.1978 and in violet from: 22.7.1978.
Free Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 21-Nov-1990 5-Jul-1993 Known in black to 10.5.1978 and in violet from: 22.7.1978. Without asterisk.
Free Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 4-Feb-1958 1-Oct-1960
Free Town Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 6-Jun-1960 30-May-1990 Example on a registered cover is without an asterisk or year plug.
Freeman's Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Feb-1946 1-Jan-1947
Freeman's Hall Birmingham. Type - B1 2-Jan-1947 24-Apr-1968 Strikes are in violet up to 1950.
Freeman's Hall Modern Single Ring - 68 29-Oct-1970 11-Sep-1973
Freeman's Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Apr-1977 7-May-1990 EKD was in black and from 1986 strikes in black become distorte
Friendship Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 3-Aug-1930 3-Nov-1930
Friendship Double Ring Datestamp 18-Mar-1931 22-Nov-1990 Used in black: 18.3.1931 to 30.6.1970 and in violet: 5.1.1975 to 13.12.1975.
Friendship Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-May-1976 26-May-1986 LKD was in violet-black.
Friendship Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37k 6-Nov-1987 2-Jul-1991 EKD is in violet. From 19.1.1989 to 30.10.1990 used in blue. Reads: “FRIENDSHIP / POST OFFICE, JAMAICA”.
Friendship Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 4-Aug-1992 4-Aug-1992 Reads: “FRIENDSHIP POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Friendship Modern Single Ring - 91 18-Aug-1992 2-Feb-1993 Not known with asterisk.
Frome Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/32 10-Jul-1939 7-Dec-1939
Frome Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/33 30-Aug-1939 30-Sep-1940 “JAMAICA” is omitted.
Frome Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 1-Oct-1940 9-Jun-1995
Frome Birmingham. Type - B3 26-Dec-1952 14-Mar-2001
Frome Modern Single Ring (without *) 4-Feb-1956 6-Jun-1995 Examples seen are without an asterisk.
Fruitful Vale Double Ring Datestamp 21-Sep-1931 5-Oct-1951
Fruitful Vale Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 28-May-1952 27-Jan-1975
Fruitful Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Feb-1968 27-May-1968 Unconfirmed report of re-use: 14.5.1981.
Fruitful Vale Modern Single Ring (* above date) 23-Aug-1975 17-Feb-1993
Fullersfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38a 20-Dec-1955 30-Jan-1956
Fullersfield \Modern Single Ring (* above date) 9-Mar-1957 3-Jul-1989
Fullerton Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-Oct-1963 9-Dec-1965 Reused in black: 23.10.1990.
Fullerton Park Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Dec-1964 8-Aug-1991
Fustic Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jan-1967 3-Jun-1968
Fustic Grove Modern Single Ring - 68 1-Oct-1968 9-May-1981
Fyffes Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 22-Oct-1912 1-Jul-1913 Reads” “FYFFES PEN” without an apostrophe. Letters are 2.5mm high.
Fyffes Pen Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 8-Jul-1921 1-Dec-1966
Fyffes Pen Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Mar-1956 17-Mar-1997 Known with one or two asterisks.
Galina Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 10-Dec-1955 10-Mar-1956
Galina Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Sep-1956 26-May-1986
Garden Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 22-Dec-1962 12-Sep-1964 Strikes after March 1964 were in black and became very distorted.
Garden Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Oct-1964 23-Dec-1967
Garden Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 13-Feb-1968 15-Jun-1976
Garlands Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Apr-1964 17-Sep-1964 Strike reported for: 15.3.1978.
Garlands Modern Single Ring 18-Dec-1964 1-Apr-1965 EKD may be a proof strike in record books.
Garlands Modern Single Ring - 68 14-Feb-1969 14-Oct-1992
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 11-Dec-1956 18-Aug-1958 Reads: “GARRISON POST OFFICE / date / JAMAICA”, on three lines.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 2-Sep-1959 16-Jun-1961 Reads: “GARRISON / POST OFFICE / date / JAMAICA”, on four lines.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 10-Nov-1961 31-Aug-1967 Reads: “GARRISON POST OFFICE / date / UP PARK CAMP / KINGSTON. JAMAICA”, on four lines. “UP PARK CAMP” is well over to the left.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 22-Feb-1962 1-Oct-1974 Reads as 3220.03 but with “UP PARK CAMP” better centered.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 xx-Mar-1970 xx-xx-1977 Reads as 3220.04 but with lines 2 and 3 reversed.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R2/31 1-Feb-1978 23-Sep-1982 Reads: “GARRISON POST OFFICE / UP PARK CAMP / date / KINGSTON JAMAICA”, with a double frame line. Dimensions spread with distortion due to use of black ink.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R2/31 16-Mar-1981 21-Apr-1982 As 3220.06, but a much squarer die.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R2/31 8-Mar-1982 22-Sep-1982 As 3220.07, but with more space between date and “KINGSTON JAMAICA”.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R2/31 25-Oct-1982 21-Dec-1983 Date line reads: “DATE ______________ .” and is filled in with various date stamps. Known reused in March 1985.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R2/31 12-Apr-1984 6-Dec-1984 Reads: “GARRISON / date / POST OFFICE”, on three lines. Frame distorted in shape as well as size with use.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 1-Apr-1985 25-Sep-1989 Reads: “Garrison Post Office / JAMAICA DRFENCE FORCE / date / UP PARK CAMP / KINGSTON 5. JAMAICA”, in 5 lines. Single frame line. The “R” in DRFENCE was damaged in use to make it more like an “E”.
Garrison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R2/31 19-Apr-1990 25-Feb-1991 Worded as type 3220.11 but neater and letters in upper case. Double frame line. “DEFENCE” reads correctly.
Gayle Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P8 2-Jul-1857 xx-Oct-1862
Gayle Numerical Obliterator. Type - A41 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862
Gayle Numerical Obliterator. Type - A40 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1893
Gayle Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1870 30-May-1894
Gayle Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 21-Jan-1895 4-Sep-1936 Diameter = 26mm?
Gayle Double Ring Datestamp 24-May-1937 15-Mar-1962
Gayle Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 8-Jul-1961 15-Aug-1995 “GAYLE” 11mm long. (Compare 3230.08 where name is 13 mm long and letters are 3mm high).
Gayle Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 6-Nov-1962 6-Feb-1995 “GAYLE” is 31mm long.
Gayle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 8-Apr-1988 14-Feb-1989
Gayle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 17-Aug-1989 23-Aug-1991
Geddes Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 9-Jan-1963 3-Jun-1963
Geddes Town Modern Single Ring 20-Jul-1963 18-May-1968
Geddes Town Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 16-Jul-1968 2-Nov-1984
Georges Plain Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 29-Jul-1935 15-Mar-1968
Georges Plain Modern Single Ring (* above date) 11-Mar-1957 9-Nov-1992
Georges Valley Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 12-Jun-1954 15-Jun-1971
Georges Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Jan-1976 26-Aug-1978
Gibraltar Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 xx-Aug-1897 xx-Aug-1897 “GIBRALTAR” in serifed caps. “JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Gibraltar Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 7-Jan-1898 16-Dec-1898
Gibraltar Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 22-Aug-1920 8-Jul-1964 Appears to have been used up to 7.9.1921 and then lost and found for reuse from 31.10.1947.
Gibraltar Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 17-Jan-1927 1-May-1967
Gibraltar Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37sp 26-Aug-1967 19-Nov-1974 Deascribed as having an “open-ended inner oval” as date overlaps.
Gibraltar Modern Single Ring - 68 11-Jul-1968 3-Jan-1973
Gibraltar Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Feb-1976 19-Jun-1984 Known used in violet, red, black and blue. An oval TRD issued: 21.2.1968 with sans-serif caps is not known used.
Gibraltar Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Jan-1986 16-Mar-1986
Gibraltar Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Dec-1988 2-Feb-1989 Asterisks are high. Lettering is 2.5mm high.
Gibraltar Camp Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/sp 9-Dec-1940 6-Jul-1942 Probably an unofficial cancel used at opening.
Gibraltar Camp Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Jan-1942 14-Jul-1942 Has a large asterisk. Often used with slogan cancel: “V / For Victory”.
Gibraltar Camp Birmingham. Type - B2 10-May-1943 19-Feb-1947
Giddy Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/12 20-Apr-1903 24-Feb-1904 Originally had “03” in the date line of the die, but this was removed for 1904. EKD was in violet.
Giddy Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/12 19-Feb-1904 11-Mar-1904 Has “04” at the end of the date line of the die which is slightly smaller than 3290.01.
Giddy Hall Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 26-Sep-1904 28-Sep-1955 Dots are faint.
Giddy Hall Modern Single Ring (* above date) 15-Sep-1956 21-Nov-1988
Gimme-Mi-Bit Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-Sep-1979 16-Feb-1989 Virtually unreadable by 1989.
Gimme-Mi-Bit Modern Single Ring - 91 12-Jul-1990 8-Aug-1990
Ginger Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/13 xx-Mar-1912 3-Apr-1912
Ginger Hill Double Ring Datestamp xx-Jan-1917 12-Jan-1960 Die reported reused: 20.5.1976.
Ginger Hill Modern Single Ring (with *) 5-Feb-1957 xx-xx-1990
Ginger Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Oct-1982 19-Dec-1994
Ginger Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 8-Oct-1928 30-Oct-1928
Ginger Ridge Double Ring Datestamp 10-Oct-1929 xx-xx-1984
Ginger Ridge Birmingham. Type - B1 Known to be issued, but no record of use.
Ginger Ridge Modern Single Ring (* above date) 12-Feb-1958 2-Apr-1990 Known in violet dated 3.2.xxxx, but on a 1991 stam
Glastonbury Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Jan-1963 22-Sep-1967 Name is 27 mm long, but spreads with use.
Glastonbury Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Jan-1967 5-Oct-1968 Name is 37 mm long. Known in black: 18.2.1967, 18.3.1967 and 21.5.1968.
Glastonbury Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-May-1967 5-Oct-1967 Name is 34 mm long. Known in blue: 13.7.1967.
Glastonbury Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 31-May-1968 5-Sep-1984
Glengoffe Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 5-Jan-1883 10-Jul-1927 Known dated 17 JAN 1882 in error.
Glengoffe Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 11-Jan-1928 10-Nov-1928 An undated strike known on a cover with a Kingston 19.11.1928 cancel.
Glengoffe Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 19-Dec-1928 10-Sep-1980 EKD is in violet. Seen without year plug
Glengoffe Birmingham. Type - B1 Issued but not known used.
Glengoffe Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-Nov-1975 12-Sep-1985
Glengoffe Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Feb-1978 31-May-1985 Only one report outside of 1978. Several reports of October 1978 with latest in December.
Glengoffe Modern Single Ring - 91 xx-xx-1995 28-Sep-2000 (xx.xx.1995?).
Glenislay Double Ring Datestamp 13-Oct-1933 11-May-1955 EKD is before official opening.
Glenislay Birmingham. Type - B1 13-Aug-1956 13-Aug-1956
Glenislay Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 10-Nov-1956 16-Mar-1964
Glenislay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-May-1967 24-Jul-1968 1968 strikes are very distorted.
Glenislay Modern Single Ring - 68 20-Aug-1968 6-Oct-1987 No asterisk.
Glenislay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 3-Mar-1989 28-Apr-1995 Reads: “GLENISLAY POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in violet: 21.12.1992.
Glenislay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Jun-1997 xx-xx-2000
Glenmore Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Sep-1971 14-Nov-1984 In black after 1972.
Glenmore Modern Single Ring 14-Nov-1984 14-Nov-1984
Gloucester Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 21-Mar-1957 7-Oct-1957
Gloucester Modern Single Ring (* above date) 15-Jun-1959 11-Sep-2000
Golden Grove Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 10-Nov-1914 3-Dec-1930
Golden Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21a xx-xx-1921 xx-xx-1921 “1921” is the dateline on the die. Not known with any manuscript additions.
Golden Grove Double Ring Datestamp 29-Nov-1930 15-Oct-1957
Golden Grove Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 24-Jul-1941 14-Dec-2000
Golden Grove Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Nov-1957 10-Mar-1993 “A” of Jamaica to “E” of Golden Grove = 9.5 mm.
Golden Grove Modern Single Ring (* above date) 17-Dec-1965 5-Apr-1988 “A” of Jamaica to “E” of Golden Grove = 7 mm. LKD is without year plug but on cover tied to S.G. No. 703 (30.11.1987).
Golden Run Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Dec-1970 25-Nov-1972
Golden Run Modern Single Ring 4-Jan-1973 17-Aug-1984
Golden Spring Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P5 xx-xx-1847 6-Apr-1866 Issued with index letter “A”, but not known used with such.
Golden Spring Numerical Obliterator. Type - A42 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862
Golden Spring Numerical Obliterator. Type - A41 H xx-xx-1862
Golden Spring Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 10-Dec-1879 5-Sep-1890 .
Golden Spring Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 17-Dec-1958 10-Oct-1960 .
Golden Spring Modern Single Ring (* above date) 3-Feb-1960 28-May-1970 Some very early strikes are in violet.
Golden Spring Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 2-May-1968 9-Dec-1980 Known in violet: 28.2.1974.
Golden Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Jun-1964 15-Aug-1968
Golden Valley Modern Single Ring 18-Dec-1964 30-Apr-1976
Golden Valley Modern Single Ring - 68 7-Jan-1969 13-Jun-1990 Reads: “GLODEN VALLEY”
Good Intent Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 5-May-1961 10-Jun-1966 EKD is before official opening.
Good Intent Modern Single Ring 11-Oct-1964 18-Jan-1980
Gordon Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 9-Dec-1969 19-May-1970
Gordon Pen Modern Single Ring 29-Nov-1973 20-Jun-1979
Gordon Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 21-Nov-1998 21-Nov-1998
Gordon Town Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P5 25-Mar-1854 19-May-1874 Reads: “GORDON-TOWN”.
Gordon Town Numerical Obliterator. Type - A43 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1861
Gordon Town Numerical Obliterator. Type - A42 H 9-Dec-1871 2-Aug-1892 Apparently used from 1861, but examples only known as shown.
Gordon Town Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 12-Feb-1876 24-Nov-1910
Gordon Town Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 31-May-1915 18-Feb-1937 Faint dots. Right being lower than left side. Thin inner ring.
Gordon Town Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 29-Sep-1939 22-Nov-2000
Gordon Town Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 9-Feb-1957 “REGISTERED” is defaced.
Gordon Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 20-Jan-1992 20-Jan-1992 Reads: “GORDON TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Gordon's Crossing Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 7-May-1959 2-Sep-1960 Known in violet, blue and black plus some intermediate colours. Reads: “GORDON’S CROSSING”.
Gordon's Crossing Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-Jan-1960 17-Feb-1967 Known in violet, blue and black plus some intermediate colours. Reads: “GORDON CROSSING”. May be two dies.
Gordon's Crossing Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Sep-1963 19-Jun-1968 Reads: “GORDONS CROSSING”.
Gordon's Crossing Modern Single Ring - 68 9-Sep-1968 31-Oct-1975 Reads: “GORDON’S CROSSING”.
Gordon's Crossing Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Nov-1984 23-Oct-1985 Reads: “GORDONS CROSSING”. LKD in black.
Gordon's Crossing Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Apr-1985 26-Mar-1986 Reads: “GORDON’S CROSSING”.
Goshen Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 11-Mar-1805 14-Dec-1833 Often badly inked. Recorded as albino: 15.4.1824 and 3.5.1831.
Goshen Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a xx-xx-1832 28-Jul-1840 Often under-inked. Known in albino: 27.5.1834.
Goshen Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 28-Aug-1845 30-Sep-1859
Goshen Numerical Obliterator. Type - A44 H 3-Jun-1859 25-Nov-1859 Exchanged for “A43” in October 1862.
Goshen Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 2-Sep-1859 xx-xx-1883
Goshen Numerical Obliterator. Type - A43 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1883
Goshen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 18-May-1960 16-May-1961 .
Goshen Modern Single Ring (with *) 16-Dec-1963 20-Nov-2000 .Seen with year plug replaced by asterisk, below date (19.12.1988?)
Grange Hill Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 20-Aug-1844 25-Sep-1859
Grange Hill Numerical Obliterator. Type - A45 H 23-May-1859 23-May-1859 Exchanged for “A44” in October 1862.
Grange Hill Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11a 2-Sep-1859 15-Aug-1895
Grange Hill Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11b 3-Aug-1891 29-Oct-1894
Grange Hill Numerical Obliterator. Type - A44 H 23-Mar-1865 19-Aug-1893
Grange Hill Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 6-Jul-1896 5-Sep-1922
Grange Hill Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 20-Oct-1928 1-Sep-1955
Grange Hill Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Sep-1945 1-Jul-1956 (xx.7.1956).
Grange Hill Modern Single Ring (* above date) 6-Feb-1956 20-Mar-2001 Probably 3 different dies. Registered example is without year plug. Top of “G” to top of “L” is 20 mm. “JAMAICA is 15 mm long.
Grange Lane Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/18 26-Jul-1918 11-May-1919 Originally had “.................1918” as date line, but final two digits removed in 1919.
Grange Lane Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 22-Jan-1920 13-Jan-1923 A report of: 23.1.1924 is after office was closed.
Grange Lane Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1a Known to have been issued and used, but no examples are known.
Grange Lane Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 16-Jan-1902 3-Jan-1917
Grange Lane Station Railway Cancel. Type - S2 13-Jun-1905 xx-xx-1906
Grange Lane Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 2-Nov-1911 14-Jul-1921
Grange Lane Station Railway Cancel. Type - S4b xx-xx-1921 11-Feb-1924
Grant's Pen Modern Single Ring 16-Aug-1961 16-Aug-1961
Grantham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 20-Sep-1920 3-Nov-1926
Grantham Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 3-Jul-1922 21-Mar-1990
Granville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*/36a 7-Nov-1949 4-May-1951 Reads: “GLANVILLE”.
Granville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 7-Jul-1951 12-Dec-1951
Granville Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 8-Aug-1952 24-Apr-1990 Known in violet: 16th and 22nd May 1967. Seen without year plug.
Granville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 17-Mar-1997 17-Mar-1997
Granville Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc xx-xx-1998 26-Sep-2000
Gravel Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Jan-1966 19-Dec-1967
Gravel Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 8-Oct-1968 10-Apr-1977
Gravel Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-Apr-1978 18-Oct-1980 Known in blue: 15.4.1983 and in black: 13.7.1985, but very distorted.
Gravel Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Apr-1987 17-Apr-1991
Great Valley Double Ring Datestamp 12-Nov-1928 29-Mar-1946
Great Valley Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 29-Mar-1950 23-Jun-1984
Great Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-May-1982 8-Jan-1990 Known in violet, black and red. Late strikes are very distorted.
Great Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 14-Feb-1986 26-Oct-1993 With asterisks.
Great Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 20-Apr-1990 30-Nov-1992 No asterisks. Reads: “GREAT VALLEY POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Great Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 6-Feb-1995 xx-Apr-1995 Reads: “GREAT VALLEY POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”. Note change to an agency.
Great Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Jun-1997 26-Jan-1999
Greater Portmore Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Feb-1997 20-Jan-1999 Known in black 6.2.1997 to 5.3.1997, in blue 30.5.1997 to 2.6.1997 and in violet 24.6.1997 to 20.1.1999.
Greater Portmore Modern Single Ring - 91 3-Apr-1998 3-Apr-1998
Green Hill Double Ring Datestamp 14-Oct-1938 7-Feb-1972 Known in red-brown 3.3.1975 and also a report of use on 21.8.1979. May have been kept for use in emergencies.
Green Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Mar-1968 22-Aug-1968
Green Island Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 xx-xx-1795 xx-xx-1795 Only a single example is known dated in 1795.
Green Island Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 8-Jul-1820 12-Mar-1822 Reads: “GREEN ISLAND / JAMAICA”.
Green Island Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4 Known to have been issued, but no examples are known.
Green Island Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 7-Jun-1840 27-May-1850
Green Island Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 5-Mar-1849 31-Aug-1852
Green Island Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11a 13-May-1858 7-Dec-1876
Green Island Numerical Obliterator. Type - A46 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862 Exchanged for “A45” in October 1862.
Green Island Numerical Obliterator. Type - A45 H xx-Oct-1862 xx-xx-1890
Green Island Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11b xx-xx-1882 29-Apr-1917
Green Island Double Ring Datestamp 19-Jan-1914 3-Oct-1937
Green Island Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Nov-1930 9-May-1990
Green Island Birmingham. Type - B1 30-Mar-1951 17-May-1984
Green Island Modern Single Ring 13-Mar-1991 8-Sep-2000 No asterisk. Year inserted in manuscript.
Green Mount Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Aug-1970 22-Nov-1972
Green Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Sep-1968 xx-Dec-1970
Green Park Modern Single Ring 3-Apr-1971 4-Dec-1981 Originally used in violet, but changed to black by 10.12.1971.
Green Pond Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 22-Apr-1807 12-Jun-1819 Reads: “GREEN POND / JAMAICA”.
Green Pond Manuscript xx-Jun-1814 9-Oct-1820 The 1814 example in black appears to be unique. Several examples are known in red from 1819 and 1820 in two different hands, one of whom spelt “Ponde” with an “e”.
Green Pond Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a xx-xx-1820 9-Sep-1827 Known in red: 4.11.1921.
Green Pond Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 27-Mar-1963 5-Jul-1965 Known reused in black: 26.8.1966
Green Pond Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Mar-1966 17-Jun-1968
Green Pond Modern Single Ring - 68 26-Aug-1968 8-Sep-1980
Green Vale Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1a 16-Sep-1901 17-Oct-1907
Green Vale Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 21-Jul-1917 1-Apr-1924 Known in violet: 1.12.194
Greenwich Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 12-Dec-1956 18-Sep-1958
Greenwich Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 23-Sep-1958 27-Apr-1989 Seen with date inverted.
Greenwich Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 15-Jun-1967 1-Aug-1967
Greenwich Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 9-May-1990 9-May-1990
Gregory Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 xx-xx-1896 xx-xx-1896 Not listed in Proud [1]. No image seen.
Gregory Park Double Ring Datestamp 2-Aug-1897 7-Oct-1919
Gregory Park Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 23-Dec-1921 27-Apr-1990
Gregory Park Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Feb-1965 22-Jun-1990 Known in violet: 4.9.1981.
Gregory Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Jan-1979 22-Nov-1983 Used in black: 19.7.1980 to 28.4.1981. Date expressed as; dd/mm/yyyy
Gregory Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Jun-1984 26-May-1986 Used in violet during 1984 and early 1985. Then in black. Date expressed as mm/dd/yyyy. A break in the inner oval above last “A” in JAMAICA.
Gregory Park Modern Single Ring - 91 19-Jul-1990 18-Jan-1995
Gregory Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 7-Dec-1994 9-Aug-1995
Gregory Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Apr-1997 21-Feb-2001
Gregory Park Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 28-Aug-2000 28-Aug-2000
Gregory Park Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 12-Dec-1904 31-Jan-1924
Grey Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 6-Oct-1954 19-Sep-1955 A proof strike known dated: 14.9.1956.
Grey Ground Modern Single Ring 5-Nov-1955 13-Jul-1968 Early strikes were in violet.
Grey Ground Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Feb-1964 31-Dec-1964
Grey Ground Modern Single Ring - 68 20-May-1968 20-May-1970
Grove Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Feb-1946 22-Nov-1946
Grove Town Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 1-Jan-1947 19-Feb-1981 1.2.1947 and 1.10.1963 are in violet.
Grove Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Oct-1981 18-Feb-1982
Grove Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 9-Jan-1988 xx-Dec-1991 Reads: “GROVE TOWN POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Guanaboa Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 xx-Jul-1896 11-Nov-1896
Guanaboa Vale Double Ring Datestamp 20-Sep-1897 26-Feb-1925
Guanaboa Vale Double Ring Datestamp 17-Jan-1938 12-Nov-1981
Guanaboa Vale Modern Single Ring - 91 28-Oct-1994 28-Oct-1994
Guanaboa Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Sep-1995 28-Mar-1997 Reads: “GUANABOA VALE / JAMAICA”.
Guava Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 18-Jul-1894 12-Oct-1894
Guava Ridge Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 25-Dec-1895 8-Oct-1900
Guava Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41b 21-Apr-1970 26-Apr-1974 “GUAVA RIDGE” in serifs. “JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Guava Ridge Modern Single Ring (* below date) xx-Jun-1972 9-Apr-1979 Seen in violet 9.12.1975.
Guava Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Oct-1989 24-Oct-1994
Guava Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-Mar-1997 4-Mar-1997
Guy's Hill Numerical Obliterator. Type - 199 O xx-xx-1874 xx-xx-1898
Guy's Hill Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1874 31-Aug-1903 Reads: “GUYS HILL” without apostrophe.
Guy's Hill Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 19-Jan-1906 29-Mar-1938 A dot is used to represent the apostrophe.
Guy's Hill Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 10-Feb-1940 10-Jan-1996 No apostrophe.
Guy's Hill Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 3-May-1952 3-Apr-1991 No apostrophe.
Guy's Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 21-Jun-1996 28-Nov-2000 Used in black 12/1998 to 11/2000.
Guy's Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 14-Jan-2001 14-Jan-2001 Reads: “GUYS HILL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Haddington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Jan-1946 2-Dec-1946 Letters are 4mm high. Date provided by a separate handstamp.
Haddington Birmingham. Type - B1 31-Dec-1946 28-Jun-1971 Used in violet up to 8.7.1947.
Haddo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 26-Jun-1944 21-Jul-1946 Strikes dated 1.6.1944 and 15.6.1944 are before this agency opened. The Postmistress appears to have produced several mis-dated favour strikes.
Haddo Birmingham. Type - B1 26-Aug-1946 9-Jul-1951 Appears to have been sent out before a temporary closure in 1945 but returned due to damage and received back after re-opening in 1946.
Haddo Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 14-Aug-1956 12-Dec-1967 Example on a registered cover has no year plug.
Haddo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Sep-1967 23-Feb-1968 Known reused in black 1.8.1984 to 23.11.1984. A favour (misdated?) strike recorded for 14.8.1956.
Haddo Modern Single Ring - 68 13-Sep-1968 12-Jun-1976 Used in violet in January 1975.
Haddo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 17-Jul-1975 12-Nov-1979
Haddo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Jul-1978 xx-Aug-1985 Date is: Day/Month/Year.
Haddo Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Apr-1986 11-Jul-1988 Date is: Month/Day/Year.
Haddo Modern Single Ring - 91 8-Mar-1995 24-Jul-1995
Hagley Gap Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/2 20-Jun-1884 9-May-1885 Reads: “HAGLY-GAP”.
Hagley Gap Numerical Obliterator. Type - A80 K 20-Jun-1884 20-Jun-1884 Used from 1.6.1884 to early 1885 but 20.6.1884 is only known example on a dated cover.
Hagley Gap Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 9-May-1885 xx-Sep-1927 Reads: “HAGLY GAP”. Known in blue: 22.6.1905.
Hagley Gap Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 28-Feb-1931 18-Jul-1990 Reused in violet 8.7.1980 to 22.7.1981. LKD strike is in black.
Hagley Gap Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Sep-1967 19-Jan-1970 Reused 10.10.1980.
Hagley Gap Modern Single Ring (* above date) 25-Nov-1972 16-Aug-1990 Known in violet: 6.10.1980 to 15.11.1981 and 16.8.1990. Also known without year plug in both black and violet.
Hagley Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 1-Oct-1956 20-Sep-1957
Hagley Park Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 1-Nov-1957 2-Jul-1990 Known to be at least 8 dies. Some use of blue ink in April and May 1990. Seen without year plug. Top of “H” to top of “K” = 20, 21, 22 mm. “JAMAICA is 15, 17 mm long. Seen in violet: 24.8.1978.
Hagley Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Mar-1968 24-Nov-1968 Known to issued: 21.2.1968.
Hagley Park Machine M.S.R. 22-Oct-1971 11-May-1987
Hagley Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Jan-1979 2-Jan-1979
Hagley Park Modern Single Ring - 91 16-Aug-1990 26-May-1993 Known used in violet 9.3.1990 to 17.9.1990. Earliest known black strike: 8.10.1991. Example is in black! 25.7.1988 is in black. No asterisk. Seen without year plug.
Hagley Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 25-Sep-1990 30-Jun-1991 Known used in violet 25.9.1990 and 8.1.1991.
Hagley Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 27-Nov-1990 5-Mar-1991
Hagley Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 24-Nov-2000 16-Mar-2001 Reads: “HAGLEY PARK POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”. “H” in HAGLEY often does not show.
Haining Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Mar-1946 21-Dec-1946 Date is on a separate handstamp.
Haining Birmingham. Type - B1 31-Dec-1946 23-May-1989 1946 strike was in violet. No record of more use until black on 22.6.195
Half-Way-Tree Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 25-Jun-1878 15-Feb-1907
Half-Way-Tree Numerical Obliterator. Type - G13 O xx-xx-1873 xx-xx-1878
Half-Way-Tree Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 1-Feb-1903 31-Aug-1933 Two hyphens in name.
Half-Way-Tree Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 18-Jan-1923 3-Mar-1973 One hyphen in name. Rings are very close together. An example with two hyphens in the name (9.10.44) appears to be a different die.
Half-Way-Tree Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 1-Feb-1931 23-May-1964 Two hyphens in name.
Half-Way-Tree Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 9-Dec-1935 27-Jul-1970 Two hyphens in name.
Half-Way-Tree Birmingham. Type - B1 1-Jul-1945 5-Oct-1972
Half-Way-Tree Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Dec-1956 26-Apr-1992 At least twelve dies of this cancel. Violet ink was used with some of these dies in 1969, 1990 and 1992.
Half-Way-Tree Machine M.S.R. 21-Jan-1958 25-Aug-2000 Seven wavy lines or a slogan.
Half-Way-Tree O3REG/41R 15-Mar-1978 2-Jun-1980 Reads: “REGISTERED / HALF WAY TREE JAMAICA”. Known in black: 8.12.1978. Used only for registered post.
Half-Way-Tree Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-Jun-1982 21-Sep-1988
Half-Way-Tree Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 8-Nov-1990 8-Nov-1990 Reads: “HALF WAY TREE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Half-Way-Tree Modern Single Ring - 91 8-Oct-1991 15-Aug-1995
Half-Way-Tree Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Feb-1996 21-Sep-2000
Half-Way-Tree Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI/37je 2-Mar-1998 26-Jan-1999 Reads: HALF WAY TREE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Hall's Delight Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 27-Nov-1954 26-Jul-1955
Hall's Delight Modern Single Ring (* above date) 24-Jan-1956 26-May-1984 EKD in violet. Earliest known black is 18.1.1958. Registered cover showing cancel with year plug missing. Back stamp shows a Chicago cancel dated 4.6.1984.
Halse Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Oct-1963 18-May-1967 All letters in “HALL” are the same size. Although the official opening was 2nd of October 1963 there are reports of this office being open as early as 1st of February 1963 using this mark.
Halse Hall Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-May-1965 1-Jul-1991
Halse Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Nov-1966 6-Dec-1967 “A” in “HALL” is smaller than other letters.
Hamilton Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 8-Jan-1960 19-Sep-1967 19.xx.1967
Hamilton Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Feb-1968 27-Jun-1968
Hamilton Mountain Modern Single Ring (* above date) 27-Jan-1964 27-Dec-1991
Hamilton Mountain Modern Single Ring - 68 7-Apr-1968 3-Apr-1973
Hampden Numerical Obliterator. Type - G14 O 1-Jan-1873 31-Dec-1901 Sent out 1.7.1873. Dates indicate a period of use only.
Hampden Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1873 7-Jul-1923 Sent out in July 1873.
Hampden Double Ring Datestamp 2-Dec-1923 6-Aug-1975
Hampden Modern Single Ring 28-Jun-1971 xx-Mar-1998
Hampshire Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 19-May-1966 xx-May-1968 Known in black 2.1.1968 to xx.5.1968.
Hampshire Modern Single Ring - 68 4-Jul-1968 2-Mar-1973
Hampstead Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P13 22-Jun-1889 9-Sep-1889
Hampstead Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 3-Sep-1890 24-Dec-1925
Hampstead Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 28-Jun-1929 18-Dec-1991
Hampstead Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Dec-1977 2-Feb-1978 A black illegible strike of 1983 is also probably this cancel. A reuse is known dated: 6.2.1990.
Hampstead Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 31-May-1984 25-Nov-1988
Hampstead Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 15-Sep-1988 24-Sep-1990
Hampstead Modern Single Ring - 91 24-Sep-1990 24-Sep-1990
Harbour View Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 14-Dec-1960 25-May-1962 Two dies with differing length of name.Appears that the longer one was introduced on the upgrade to a full P.O. and use of both ceased on the introduction of the MSR.
Harbour View Modern Single Ring (* above date) 3-Jul-1962 2-Aug-1991 At least 3 dies. Used in violet: 20.2.1990.
Harbour View Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Oct-1979 21-Jul-1982 Date is expressed as: Day/Month/Year. A blue example seen dated 30/1984 was held together with a thick rubber band and was probably this die.
Harbour View Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 20-Dec-1984 21-Mar-1990 Date is expressed as: Month/Day/Year. Later strikes have no year plug. A very clear neat example day/month/year dated 13.7.1984 has inner oval overlapping below “UR”.
Harbour View Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Feb-1986 20-Jul-1987 February 1986 strikes are in blue.
Harbour View Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 25-Oct-1990 6-May-1993 Known with “E” of VIEW missing. Lettering is 2.5mm high.
Harbour View Modern Single Ring - 91 6-May-1993 6-May-1993
Harbour View Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Oct-1998 25-Jan-1999
Harbour View Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 20-Dec-2000 20-Dec-2000
Harewood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 29-Jun-1928 9-Nov-1928 Known in black 27.7.1928.
Harewood Double Ring Datestamp 22-Feb-1929 15-Aug-1938 Earliest strike was in violet. Earliest black strike: 2.2.1931.
Harewood Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 9-Aug-1939 14-Jul-1995 Inner ring is very thin.
Harkers Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/15 8-Aug-1911 5-Oct-1911
Harkers Hall Double Ring Datestamp 17-Apr-1912 4-Apr-1951 Lettering is unusually tall and thin.
Harkers Hall Modern Single Ring (* above date) 3-Jan-1957 23-Jun-1979 Known in violet: 25.7.1980. Seen without year plug.
Harkers Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-Nov-1984 2-Nov-1990 Known in black: 8.2.1984 and xx.1987.
Harkers Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j xx-Dec-1992 xx-May-1994
Harkers Hall Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 25-Jan-1999 25-Jan-1999
Harmons Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 21-Mar-1924 30-Aug-1967
Harmons Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Dec-1967 3-Jul-1970
Harmons Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*/36c 27-Jul-1970 8-Dec-1970 Has asterisks either side. Later strikes are in black.
Harmons Modern Single Ring (* above date) 6-Jun-1971 22-Dec-1994
Harmony Vale Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-Jan-1962 22-May-1967
Harmony Vale Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 11-Jul-1968 4-Jun-1971
Harmony Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Nov-1975 7-Mar-1983 Asterisks are low.
Harmony Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-May-1983 8-Nov-1986 A very dark, almost black strike known: xx.6.1985.
Harmony Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37k 4-Apr-1989 27-Aug-1991 Reads: “HARMONY VALE / POSTAL AGENCY JAMAICA”.
Harry Watch Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 16-Oct-1896 25-Nov-1896 “HARRY WATCH” in two words of serifed caps. The date line just contains “96” and “JAMAICA” is in sans-serif.
Harry Watch Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 23-Dec-1896 2-Mar-1918 Known in violet: 7.4.1917 with letters looking very thin. Dots have lines across.
Harry Watch Double Ring Datestamp 8-Apr-1929 30-Dec-1963
Harry Watch Modern Single Ring (* above date) 16-Dec-1959 10-Nov-1994 Known in violet: 11.7.1981.
Hartlands Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 12-Oct-1898 12-Oct-1898
Hartlands Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 17-Feb-1899 7-Aug-1929 Dots are made from 4 triangles.
Hartlands Double Ring Datestamp 4-Dec-1939 20-Sep-1957
Hartlands Modern Single Ring 2-Apr-1959 4-May-1978
Hartlands Station Railway Cancel. Type - S2 11-Feb-1899 11-Feb-1899
Hartlands Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 13-Jan-1903 23-Aug-1923
Hartlands Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 23-Aug-1920 25-Aug-1920
Hatfield Double Ring Datestamp 6-May-1939 19-Jun-1991
Hatfield Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 25-Jan-2000 25-Jan-2000 LKD on a January 2000 cover.
Hayes Numerical Obliterator. Type - 617 O xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1891
Hayes Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1876 30-May-1922
Hayes Double Ring Datestamp 23-Nov-1923 23-Aug-1936
Hayes Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 21-Mar-1927 15-Jan-1974 Two very thin rings often appear as one. Example on registered cover lacks year plug.
Hayes Modern Single Ring (* above date) 8-May-1965 22-Jun-1992 Issued: 18.12.1964. Known in violet: 16.7.1965, 16.7.1974, 22.6.1975, 10.7.1975 and xx.11.1991.
Hayes Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Sep-1967 8-Mar-2001 Known in black: 4.1.1981 and xx.2.1981. There are probably two dies with breaks in the inner oval first over “I” and the other over “MA” of JAMAICA. Earliest use of second die: 2.11.1981. LKD had no break in inner oval!
Hayes Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 xx-xx-1984 4-Mar-1991 Used in 1990 and 1991 without year plug.
Hayfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 27-Jan-1963 30-May-1968 “JAMAICA” appears offset to the left after “WI” was removed from die.
Hayfield Modern Single Ring xx-xx-1968 13-Jan-1976
Heathfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-May-1967 xx-May-1968
Heathfield Modern Single Ring - 68 5-Jun-1968 13-Jun-1983
Heathfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Dec-1986 11-Jun-1990 Known used in black until 2.11.1987, in red 12.2.1987 to 25.3.1987 and in violet from 11.7.1988. Distorted and enlarged by black ink (70 x 47 mm at 8.4.1987).
Hectors River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 30-Nov-1897 23-Dec-1898 “HECTORS RIVER” in serifed caps. “JAMAICA” in sans-serif. “97” in date line removed for 1898.
Hectors River Double Ring Datestamp - with dots xx-Nov-1898 27-Mar-1916 With quartered dots..
Hectors River Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 6-May-1917 2-Jun-1929 May be a refurbishment of 3930.02 with dimensions slightly changed by filing the metal clean.
Hectors River Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 9-Jun-1922 17-Sep-1945 Rings are well separated.
Hectors River Registered Oval Datestamp 2-Apr-1951 27-Aug-1951 “REGISTERED” is always clear. Issued in April 1950.
Hectors River Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 2-Jul-1952 31-May-1966
Hectors River Modern Single Ring (* above date) 2-May-1960 27-Dec-1989 Two dies with a different spacing between “HECTORS” and “RIVER”.
Hellshire Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 20-Nov-1991 1-Nov-1998 Reads: “HELLSHIRE PARK P.A. / JAMAICA” (xx.11.1998).
Hellshire Park Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 10-Jan-1996 10-Jan-1996
Hendon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Oct-1970 31-Oct-1972 First used in violet which became darker (January/February 1972) and was black by March of that year. Also known in black: 6.4.1971. Asterisks are well centred.
Hendon Modern Single Ring 26-Sep-1972 14-Mar-1974 Known in violet 20.10.1973 to 5.11.1973.
Hendon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Jun-1974 6-May-1975 Asterisks are at 3 and 8 o’clock.
Hendon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Jan-1975 11-May-1977 Strikes in black known 18.4.1974 (Inverted date) and 14.11.1975. A strike in black from a die held together by an elastic band dated “FEB 1991” may be this die.
Hendon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Jun-1984 22-Jun-1984
Hendon Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-May-1985 xx-Nov-1990 Both asterisks are high. Late strikes appear very “battered”.
Hessen Castle emp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Apr-1964 17-Dec-1964
Hessen Castle Modern Single Ring (with *) 12-Aug-1965 15-Aug-1975 Issued: 18.12.1964.
Heywood Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 16-Apr-1962 1-May-1963
Heywood Hall Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 13-Jul-1963 17-Jul-1989 Not known with asterisk from late 1964.
Higgin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 12-Dec-1969 31-Dec-1970
Higgin Town Modern Single Ring - 68 19-Feb-1971 8-Sep-1973 Known in black: 8.9.1973.
Higgin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jan-1975 2-May-1976
Higgin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 27-Apr-1977 5-Nov-1980 .Reads: HIGGINS TOWN”. Late strikes known in blue and red.
Higgin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Apr-1985 12-Jun-1987 Late strikes had date added in manuscript. Reads: “HIGGIN TOWN”.
Higgin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j xx-xx-1988 xx-xx-1988 Reads: “HIGGIN TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Higgin Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 10-Jan-1990 7-Mar-1990 Appears to be a new clean die in January 1990.
Higgin Town Modern Single Ring - 91 22-Apr-1991 22-Apr-1991
Highgate Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 xx-Oct-1782 16-Oct-1902 Details of size etc.. not known.
Highgate Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 17-Dec-1823 17-Dec-1823
Highgate Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 2-Aug-1838 2-Aug-1838
Highgate Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 20-Jul-1840 7-Sep-1842
Highgate Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P4 7-Dec-1843 1-Feb-1859 Index “6” known: 21.6.1846.
Highgate Numerical Obliterator. Type - A47 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862
Highgate Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 16-Mar-1860 16-Mar-1860 A proof strike is dated: 24.8.1859.
Highgate Numerical Obliterator. Type - A46 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1869
Highgate Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 2-Jan-1895 22-Jun-1926
Highgate Double Ring Datestamp 3-Apr-1926 22-Oct-1937 Thin inner ring.
Highgate Double Ring Datestamp 19-Sep-1938 5-Oct-1958
Highgate Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 25-Feb-1953 18-Jul-1990 Seen with year added in manuscript (14.1.1984).
Highgate Birmingham. Type - B3 28-Aug-1953 27-Dec-1991
Highgate Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-Feb-1960 28-Jul-2000 At least 4 dies. Seen without year plug.
Highgate Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 23-Jul-1914 17-Feb-1926 Known in violet: 28.8.1925 and as a favour strike in 1945.
Highgate Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 11-Jan-1915 26-Aug-1922
Highgate Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 13-Jul-1919 13-Jul-1919
Highgate Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 30-Dec-1924 30-Dec-1924 Differs in lettering from 3995.01.
Highland Head Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Oct-1963 15-Mar-1966 “HIGHLAND HEAD” is 33mm long.
Highland Head Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 20-Jan-1967 19-Apr-1968 “HIGHLAND HEAD” is 38mm long.
Highland Head Modern Single Ring - 68 2-Oct-1968 31-Oct-1984
Hill Top Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 26-Feb-1921 9-Dec-1921
Hope Double Ring Datestamp 17-Mar-1907 8-Dec-1909
Hope Double Ring Datestamp 7-Mar-1910 7-Mar-1910
Hope Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 15-Mar-1803 7-May-1803 Another die sent out in 1833 is not known used.
Hope Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a Sent out: 1.4.1839, but not known used
Hope Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1859 No “JAMAICA”.
Hope Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A48 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862
Hope Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A47 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1893
Hope Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 11-May-1863 7-Mar-1910
Hope Bay Double Ring Datestamp 24-Apr-1895 8-Dec-1911 Reads: “HOPE-BAY”, with hyphen. Rings of equal strength.
Hope Bay Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 19-Nov-1914 13-Sep-1937 A fine inner ring and no hyphen.
Hope Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 9-Sep-1938 28-Sep-1964
Hope Bay Temporary steel datestamp 21-Jan-1953 13-Oct-1961 Plugs often loaded wrongly. Examples seen with misspelling, inverted and missing letters. Also misspacing.
Hope Bay Modern Single Ring (with *) 3-Jul-1958 26-Jan-1995 At least 2 dies which have always had small lettering. Later strikes may be a new MSR-91. Seen without year plug.
Hope Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 20-May-1905 xx-xx-1911
Hope Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 28-Feb-1911 11-Dec-1924
Hopeton Double Ring Datestamp 8-Jun-1935 1-Nov-1971
Hopeton Modern Single Ring 28-Feb-1972 26-Jul-1985 Known in violet: 6.8.1974.
Hopeton Modern Single Ring - 91 23-Mar-1995 23-Mar-1995
Hopewell Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/18 xx-xx-1915 14-Nov-1916
Hopewell Double Ring Datestamp 11-Jan-1917 4-Jun-1988 Has a 4 digit year plug, but the “19” is often faint.
Hopewell Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 18-Mar-1953 3-May-1993
Hopewell Modern Single Ring 10-Dec-1968 22-May-1989
Hopewell Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 21-Sep-1977 27-Oct-1981 Known re-used in black 7th and 17th June 1986. “HOPE WELL” appears as two words.
Hopewell Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 30-Dec-1987 30-Dec-1987 Reads: “HOPEWELL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Hopewell Modern Single Ring - 91 19-Jul-1990 25-Feb-1995
Hopewell Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 8-May-1958 25-Aug-1958
Hopewell Pen Modern Single Ring 18-Dec-1958 28-Oct-1959
Hounslow Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Feb-1963 7-Jun-1968
Hounslow Modern Single Ring 5-Oct-1968 17-Oct-1972
Hounslow Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37h 9-Apr-1986 22-Jun-1988 Reads: “HOUNDSLOW / POSTAL AGENCY”
Hounslow Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Jul-1989 8-Sep-1989 Has a full stop after “JAMAICA”.
Hounslow Modern Single Ring - 91 7-Jul-xxxx 7-Jul-xxxx No year plug. Rest of date inverted.
Huntley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 5-Mar-1959 2-Dec-1962 Late use was in black.
Huntley Modern Single Ring (with *) 8-Jan-1960 29-Jun-1984 Known in violet up to 13.4.1960 and in black from 1.12.1960.
Hunts Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 19-Dec-1969 10-Dec-1970
Hunts Town Modern Single Ring 3-Jan-1974 17-Oct-1984
Hutchins Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 24-Jan-1959 1-Dec-1961 Known in black: 1.12.1961.
Hutchins Hill Modern Single Ring 8-Sep-1960 7-Dec-1963
Hutchins Hill
I.M.F./I.B.R.D. Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Jan-1976 7-Jan-1976
Innswood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37c 26-Jul-1956 12-Sep-1956 Reads” “Innswood / Jamaica”.
Innswood Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Dec-1956 30-Jun-1972 Date and asterisk noted reversed.
Innswood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Sep-1975 10-Jun-1992 Known in black 31.7.1981 to 25.8.1981.
Innswood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 7-Sep-1988 xx-Jul-1995 Reads: “INNSWOOD POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Internment & PoW Camp Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/39 21-Dec-1940 16-Apr-1942 Manuscript date in red or green ink. Earliest strikes were in red. Asterisks are large 5-pointed stars.
Internment & PoW Camp Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/39 10-Dec-1941 16-Dec-1945 Date added by a seperate handstamp. Asterisks are large 5-pointed stars.
Inverness Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 27-Sep-1921 7-Sep-1922 Date line contains “21” which was not removed into 1922.
Inverness Double Ring Datestamp 5-Jul-1924 4-Sep-1984 Known in violet: 2nd and 26th September 1976 and also: 17.1.1977 and xx.5.1978.
Inverness Railway Cancel. Type - S4 21-May-1923 21-May-1923
Inverness Station Railway Cancel. Type - S4 21-May-1923 21-May-1923
Ipswich Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 18-Mar-1896 18-Dec-1896 “IPSWICH” in serifed caps. “96” at end of date line and “JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Ipswich Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 20-Apr-1897 17-Nov-1911
Ipswich Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 26-May-1914 12-Oct-1937 Reported “with dots” but examples seen appear without!
Ipswich Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 29-Dec-1937 7-Sep-1971
Ipswich Modern Single Ring 20-Aug-1960 7-Sep-1992 Known in violet: 17.5.1991. Often without year plugs. (20.8.1960?)
Ipswich Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1a 8-Jan-1901 24-Aug-1911
Ipswich Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 11-Dec-1918 13-Jul-1924 Strikes dated 1946 are known, but after the closure of railway post.
Irish Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Jan-1946 25-Oct-1946
Irish Town Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 31-Dec-1946 24-Jul-1973 Known used in violet: 24.8.1962 and in black from 11.5.1966.
Irish Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Feb-1980 6-Mar-1986
Irish Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 17-Apr-1991 17-Apr-1991 Letters are 2mm high.
Iron Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 18-May-1961 1-Apr-1962 The second “A” and the “C” in JAMAICA are usually very faint.
Iron Mountain Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 10-Dec-1962 1-Nov-1985 Reads: “IRON MTN”.
Irwin Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 10-Jan-1963 5-Mar-1965 The latest date is in black.
Irwin Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 19-Jul-1965 6-Jul-1966 “IRWIN” is 16mm long. A proof strike is known: 20.3.1967.
Irwin Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-May-1967 23-Jun-1968 “IRWIN” is 21mm long.
Irwin Modern Single Ring - 68 30-Sep-1968 16-Dec-1974
Islington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 6-Jul-1912 9-Jul-1914
Islington Double Ring Datestamp 24-Jun-1913 30-Mar-1939
Islington Birmingham. Type - B1 15-Aug-1939 29-Aug-1955
Islington Modern Single Ring (* above date) 14-Nov-1946 8-Mar-1991 Year plug is often missing.
Issa's Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 18-May-1959 7-Dec-1959
Issa's Modern Single Ring (with *) 8-Jul-1960 9-Apr-1962 Asterisk is sometimes changed for numerals “19”.
Jack's Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45? 14-Dec-1957 13-Sep-1958 Reads: “JACK’S HILL / JAMAICA B.W.I.”, but without asterisks.
Jack's Hill Modern Single Ring (* above date) 19-Jan-1959 7-Jan-1988
Jack's River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Feb-1946 7-Feb-1948
Jack's River Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 30-Dec-1946 24-Mar-1968 Early strikes are in violet.
Jack's River Modern Single Ring - 68 2-Feb-1970 2-Jul-1984
Jackson Taylor Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Oct-1966 xx-May-1968
Jackson Taylor Modern Single Ring - 68 9-Jul-1968 9-Sep-1989
Jackson Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/6 6-Feb-1891 xx-Dec-1891
Jackson Town Double Ring Datestamp 9-Sep-1892 26-Dec-1916
Jackson Town Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 12-Dec-1916 17-Dec-1938
Jackson Town Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 26-Sep-1939 9-Feb-1998
Jackson Town Modern Single Ring (with *) 21-May-1957 25-Oct-1993
Jamaica Exhibition Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 9-Feb-1891 16-May-1891
Jamaica Philatelic Exhibition Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/30 21-Feb-1927 26-Feb-1927 Reads: “JAMAICA PHILATELIC EXHIBITION / 21 to 26 Feb 1927” with five point stars at bottom.
Jamaica Philatelic Exhibition Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 3-Feb-1938 10-Feb-1938 Reads: “JAMAICA PHILATELIC SOCIETY / THIRD STAMP EXHIBITION / AT NATHAN’S STORE / 3rd to 10th February 1938”.
James Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21a 25-Oct-1920 7-Dec-1920 “1920” of date in die remains in manuscript.
James Hill Double Ring Datestamp 9-May-1922 10-Aug-1939
James Hill Birmingham. Type - B1 3-Oct-1940 24-Oct-1977
James Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Nov-1978 22-Jun-1985
James Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 22-Jul-1985 18-Jul-1989 Reads: “JAMES HILL / POST OFFICE”. No Jamaica.
James Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 26-Nov-1991 5-Aug-1993 Reads: “JAME HILL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” with no “S” on JAMES.
James Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 2-Jan-1992 31-May-1995 Reads: “JAMES HILL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” with an “S” on JAMES. Used with blue ink in 1994 and 1995.
James Hill Modern Single Ring - 91 25-Oct-1993 25-Oct-1993
Jeffrey Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Dec-1943 23-Sep-1944
Jeffrey Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Feb-1944 18-Feb-1944 Reads: “JEFFREY TOWN” and is only known on material from one Kingston dealer. Doubtful if this is genuine postal use.
Jeffrey Town Birmingham. Type - B1 3-Jun-1947 30-Apr-1953 First and last use was in violet. All in between are in black. Not known used in 1952.
Jeffrey Town Modern Single Ring 21-Jul-1955 10-Apr-1995 Known with year plug inverted.
Jeffrey Town Modern Single Ring - 68 14-Jul-1975 20-Jul-1983 Appears to be a new cancel. Without an asterisk.
Jericho Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 25-Oct-1924 24-Aug-1990 Has a very thin inner ring. Examples (2) on registered covers have no year plugs.
Jericho Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Jan-1970 24-Sep-1975 “JAMAICA” is 21mm long.
Jericho Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Oct-1967 2-May-1979 “JAMAICA” is 26mm long. Measurements appear to vary from 25 to 27mm. Known in red: 2.4.1970. EKD strike is in black (“JAMAICA” is 25 mm long).
Jericho Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Nov-1979 14-Aug-1984 Strike of 24.11.1979 was in black.
Joe Hut Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 17-Apr-1961 6-Sep-1967
Joe Hut Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Dec-1967 17-Feb-1968
Joe Hut Modern Single Ring - 68 30-Sep-1968 21-Dec-1971
Joe Hut Modern Single Ring 5-Apr-1973 6-Apr-1983
Johns Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 xx-xx-1920 11-Feb-1921 The centre line of the die ended in “1920” until this was removed in 1921.
Johns Hall Double Ring Datestamp 15-Mar-1922 17-Feb-1972 Reads: “JOHN’S HALL” with apostrophe.
Johns Hall Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 15-Oct-1934 21-Jun-1990 Known in violet: 26.4.1990 and 21.6.1990. Not known used between 1980 and 1987. Brought back to replace worn TRD? Name without an apostrophe.
Johns Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Apr-1978 19-Jun-1982 Reads: “JOHN’S HALL” with apostrophe. By 1982 had become very distorted and enlarged.
Johns Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Feb-1982 2-Apr-1986 Reads: “JOHNS HALL” without apostrophe. Known in black, red and violet.
Johns Hall Modern Single Ring - 91 20-Mar-2001 21-Apr-2005 Reads: “JOHNS HALL” without apostrophe. Known in black, red and violet.
Johnson Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 10-Nov-1949 17-Sep-1953 Reads: “JOHNSON MTN / JAMAICA.” with a full stop after “JAMAICA”. “JOHNSON MTN” in sans-serif and “JAMAICA” in serifed capitals.
Johnson Mountain Modern Single Ring 2-Mar-1955 30-Sep-1985
Jones Pen/Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 1-Jul-1920 xx-Jul-1920 Reads: “JONES PEN” and digits “1920” are at the end of the date line.
Jones Pen/Town Double Ring Datestamp 13-Aug-1922 3-May-1937 Reads: “JONES PEN”. Small letters in date.
Jones Pen/Town Double Ring Datestamp 12-Mar-1938 20-Oct-1958 Reads: “JONES PEN” but continued in use after official change in 1947 to “JONES TOWN”.
Jones Pen/Town Birmingham. Type - B1 13-Mar-1943 14-Jun-1971 Reads: “JONES TOWN” in use before official change in 1947.
Jones Pen/Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 9-Nov-1957 12-Sep-1990 Reads: “JONES TOWN”. At least 3 dies. Seen in violet: 23.3.xx.
Jones Pen/Town Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 25-Dec-1958 23-Apr-1990 Reads: “JONES TOWN”. Known used in violet: 16.11.1973 and in blue 14.4.1990 to 23.4.1990. Not known used between 1980 and 1990.
Jones Pen/Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 13-Jan-1973 25-Jan-1973 Reads: “JONES TOWN”.
Jones Pen/Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 20-Sep-1990 11-Jul-1997 Reads: “JONES TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Used in blue: 23.10.1990 and in deep violet 25.2.1997.
Jones Pen/Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 12-Dec-1990 22-Jun-1995 Letters are 3mm high.
Jones Pen/Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Jan-1998 7-Jan-1998
Joyland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 23-Feb-1956 23-Dec-1956
Joyland Modern Single Ring (* above date) 14-May-1959 7-Nov-1984
Jubilee Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-May-1963 23-Jul-1969
Jubilee Town Modern Single Ring - 68 15-Aug-1968 21-Nov-1974
Jubilee Town Modern Single Ring 6-Mar-1975 10-Aug-1976 Known in violet: 12.3.1976.
Junction Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 7-Oct-1938 7-Dec-1938
Junction Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 19-Sep-1940 2-Nov-1985 Known in violet: 2.6.1974 and in red 14.5.1975.
Junction Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Jul-1974 27-Nov-1976 Known in purple: 14.12.1976 and in red: 8.2.1977.
Junction Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Jul-1974 28-Jun-1977 Used in black in June 1977. Last known date in violet: 24.6.1976.
Junction Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 4-Apr-1988 15-Dec-1993 Known in blue: 23.11.1990.
Junction Modern Single Ring - 91 15-Aug-1992 22-Apr-1993
Kalorama Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 21-Oct-1930 27-Nov-1930
Kalorama Double Ring Datestamp 27-Aug-1931 29-Jan-1968
Kalorama Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-May-1972 3-Jul-1975 Known in black: 23.11.1972.
Kalorama Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/39 14-May-1979 14-May-1979 Large stars for asterisks.
Kalorama Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Jul-1984 23-Jan-1991 A break in the inner oval under the “OR” of KALORAMA.
Kalorama Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 21-Jun-1989 26-Aug-1991 Reads: “KALORAMA POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Kalorama Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 17-May-1991 17-May-1991
Keith Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 11-Jan-1921 26-Oct-1921 Date line of die consists of a line of dots ending in “1920” which is rarely altered to 1921.
Keith Double Ring Datestamp 11-Mar-1921 2-Jul-1937 EKD strike is in violet.
Keith Double Ring Datestamp 22-Oct-1940 16-Dec-1986
Kellam Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Feb-1969 10-Feb-1970
Kellam Modern Single Ring 19-Jan-1971 22-Apr-1988 Earliest strikes (January to July 1971) were in violet.
Kellam Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Jan-1978 16-Jan-1978
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 7-Sep-1908 26-Jun-1909 Date line in die: “..................... 1908”. A strike in violet with illegible date is known.
Kellits Double Ring Datestamp 3-Apr-1910 2-Apr-1944
Kellits Birmingham. Type - B1 1-Apr-1942 17-Jun-1971 Reads: “KELLITS” with one “T”. Known with or without asterisk.
Kellits Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 11-Apr-1944 23-Jul-1971 Reads: “KELLITTS” with two “T”s.
Kellits Modern Single Ring (* above date) 17-Dec-1957 17-Jul-1976
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 15-Nov-1976 22-May-1984 Used in black from 30.4.1981 to 16.8.1982. “KELLITS” is 23mm long. Date: Month/Day/Year. This and next two records distinguished by dates and length of “KELLITS”.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Sep-1983 22-Sep-1983 “KELLITS” is 25mm long. Date: Day/Month/Year.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-xx-1982 xx-xx-1982 New die in 1982. “KELLITS” is 20mm long. Date: Day/Month/Year. (xx.xx.1982).
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Oct-1983 6-Jun-1990 Reads: “KILLITS” with two “I”s. Has asterisks and a break in the inner oval under second “L”.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Apr-1985 6-Jun-1990 Reads: “KILLETS” . Known in blue: 27.4.1985.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Oct-1985 6-Mar-1988 Reads: “KELLITS” as normal. Ink was more blue in mid 1984. Break in inner oval under “I”.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Feb-1987 4-Jun-1990 Letters are 1.5mm high - very small. “KELLITS” is 13mm long.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Oct-1989 8-Feb-1990 Reads: “KILLITS” with twi “I”s, but no asterisks.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 21-Feb-1992 3-Feb-1994 Reads: “KELLITS P.O. / JAMAICA”.
Kellits Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 8-Sep-1993 24-May-1995 Reads: “KELLITS P.O. / JAMAICA”.
Kelly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Apr-1954 6-Sep-1955 Reads: “KELLY, KINGSTON: 14”.
Kelly Modern Single Ring 7-Oct-1955 11-Nov-1956 Known used in black from 27.2.1956 to 14.5.1956.
Kemnay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 9-Feb-1961 19-Feb-1962
Kemnay Modern Single Ring (with *) 23-Jan-1962 14-Nov-1964
Kemnay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Feb-1965 xx-May-1968
Kemnay Modern Single Ring - 68 18-Mar-1968 24-Feb-1992 17.1.1983 year plug seen replaced by asterisk below date.
Ken Jones Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41b 29-Jan-1970 28-Jan-1975 “KEN JONES” in serifed caps and “JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Ken Jones Modern Single Ring 9-Mar-1972 8-Dec-1992
Ken Jones Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d 10-Jun-1977 2-Sep-1977
Ken Jones Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Jun-1977 3-Nov-1982 Known in black: 1.6.1981.
Kendal Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 28-Nov-1901 7-Dec-1918
Kendal Station Railway Cancel. Type - S2 21-Oct-1918 21-Oct-1918
Kendal Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 21-Oct-1918 25-Oct-1923
Kensington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 30-Dec-1950 22-Feb-1989 “KENSINGTON” in large sans-serif caps and “JAMAICA” in small serifed caps. Date is added from a separate handstamp.
Kensington Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 7-Aug-1952 22-Feb-1989
Kentish Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Jun-1953 8-Jul-1955 Date added from a separate handstamp.
Kentish Birmingham. Type - B3 2-Jul-1957 10-May-1971 Without asterisk.
Kentish Modern Single Ring 30-Aug-1973 31-Oct-1973 Closed in 1971?
Kentucky Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Jan-1965 27-May-1968
Kentucky Modern Single Ring - 68 4-Nov-1968 25-Jun-1990
Kentucky Modern Single Ring - 91 20-Jan-1993 29-Mar-1995 Even smaller finer lettering than MSR-68.
Ketto Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Nov-1963 13-Feb-1965 The “J” of “JAMAICA” is 18mm below the level of the asterisks. When visited on 25.6.1974 (Potter?) this cancel still existed and courtesey strikes were made in both black and violet.
Ketto Modern Single Ring 13-Feb-1965 25-Jun-1974
Ketto Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Feb-1975 29-Aug-1984 Lower asterisks than normal.
Ketto Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Feb-1985 1-Nov-1989 The “J” of “JAMAICA” is 10mm below the level of the asterisks.
Ketto Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 29-Jul-1987 10-Sep-1993 Reads: “KETTO POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Ketto Modern Single Ring - 68 12-Aug-1998 12-Aug-1998
Kilancholly Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 20-Jan-1970 15-Jul-1971
Kilancholly Modern Single Ring 9-Jun-1972 15-Mar-1991
Kilmarnock Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 14-Feb-1956 4-Jun-1956 Early strikes were more bluish.
Kilmarnock Modern Single Ring (with *) 18-Apr-1957 7-Mar-1982
Kilmarnock Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 4-Jan-1993 10-Feb-1993
Kilmarnock Modern Single Ring - 68 12-Aug-1998 12-Aug-1998
King Weston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Jan-1954 30-Mar-1954 Date added from a separate handstamp.
King Weston Modern Single Ring (with *) 16-Dec-1954 8-Aug-1990
Kings Numerical Obliterator. Type - 622 O xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1892 Sent out about 1876.
Kings Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1876 12-Mar-1890
Kings Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Sep-1947 20-Sep-1949 Reads: “KING’S VALE” with an apostrophe. Date added from a separate die. A strike is known from 4.9.1947. before the agency opened.
Kings Vale Birmingham. Type - B1 6-Jul-1948 8-Jul-1972 1948 strikes were in violet.
Kings Vale Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 19-Apr-1970 2-Nov-1985
Kingston Northwest Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37c 13-Dec-1955 12-Sep-1956 Reads: “Kingston, Northwest / Jamaica. B.W.I.”.
Kingston Northwest Modern Single Ring (* above date) 30-Mar-1956 2-Nov-1985 Reads: “KINGSTON (N.W.)
Kingston Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 15-Aug-1762 xx-Aug-1808 A single line handstamp which reads: “KINGSTON T”.
Kingston Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 20-Apr-1778 6-Apr-1802 Reads: “KING / STON” on two lines. Known used as a Ship Letter mark as well as on internal mail.
Kingston Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 At least 4 examples known, but no dates recorded. As type 9400.01 used as a Ship Letter mark. Consists of two lines.
Kingston Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 23-Aug-1788 6-Apr-1802 Dates indicate a period of use only. Reads: “KING / STON” on two lines with the “I” offset to the right of the “T”.
Kingston Prestamp - K1 8-Nov-1808 6-May-1809 A half circle mark with the date on two lines inside the curved word “KINGSTON”.
Kingston Prestamp - K2 2-Mar-1824 20-Dec-1826 An unframed circle made of the words: “KINGSTON / JAMAICA” with a two line date enclosed within it.
Kingston Prestamp - K2a 12-Mar-1827 30-Aug-1832 Issued 26.9.1826 as a copy of 9400.05 but the date is higher in the circle and there are smaller gaps between the two words “KINGSTON” and “JAMAICA”.
Kingston Ship Letter - 2 1-Oct-1826 16-Apr-1841 Reads: “KINGSTON / SHIP LETTER” in an unframed circle with no lines between the words.
Kingston Prestamp - K4 17-Apr-1833 24-Dec-1839 A single circular frame with “KINGSTON / JAMAICA” inside it and small crosses separating the words. Date is on two lines.
Kingston Prestamp - K3 4-May-1833 19-Oct-1839 “KINGSTON” is written around the top of a circular frame with a two line date in the centre and a curved line under it. The word “JAMAICA” is missing.
Kingston Prestamp - K5 18-Aug-1836 15-May-1840 As 9400.09 but larger.
Kingston Paid - D4 2-Aug-1839 2-Jun-1840 As 9400.09 but with a crown on top containing the word “PAID”.
Kingston Prestamp - K6a 16-Jan-1840 9-May-1849 As 9400.10 but with the lettering spaced out reducing the length of the curved lines to 7mm. The date plugs are at least 1mm smaller.
Kingston Prestamp - K6 1-Feb-1840 12-Feb-1851 KINGSTON and JAMAICA curved to form an unframed circle with two 12mm curved lines either side to fill the gap between words. Date on two lines with large 4mm date plugs.
Kingston Ship Letter - 3 5-May-1840 18-Oct-1840 Reads: “KINGSTON= / SHIP=LETTER=”. The date plugs are large 4mm high.
Kingston Ship Letter - 3 27-Nov-1840 16-Apr-1844 Reads: “KINGSTON / SHIP-LETTER” with a hyphen. Has two curved lines either side before and after “KINGSTON”. Date plugs 2.5mm high.
Kingston Prestamp - K7 11-Feb-1847 10-Sep-1858 Reads: “KINGSTON - JAMAICA” round the top of an unframed circle with two curved lines 17mm long at bottom to complete the circle.
Kingston Prestamp - K7 23-Feb-1850 10-Sep-1863 As 9400.17 but with wording more spaced out to leave only 14mm curved lines. Lettering is also squarer than 9400.17.
Kingston Prestamp - K8/K8a 23-May-1853 19-Nov-1861 A smaller version of K6.
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 A 10-May-1858 24-Dec-1862 The first killer obliterator used to cancel G.B. stamps on arrival. Sent out: 11.4.1858.
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 B 1-May-1859 1-Dec-1866 A double handstamp containing a circular date stamp similar to a K10 with an index 1B plus an obliterator with code A01 , roughly circular and with a diameter of 22mm. ##Sent: 30.4.1859. Dates are estimates only!
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 B 24-Jun-1859 17-Dec-1866 A double handstamp containing a circular date stamp similar to a K10 with an index 2B plus an obliterator with code A01 , roughly circular and with a diameter of 22mm. ##Sent: 30.4.1859.
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 C 10-Jul-1858 6-Jan-1862 Two obliterators coded A01 linked together in a single handstamp for cancelling more than one adhesive at a go.
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 D 1-Jan-1860 31-Dec-1870 Dates indicate a period of use only. Similar to type A but much heavier bars. 17mm high.
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 E 8-Jan-1870 17-Jul-1875 As 9400.24 but rounder. 19mm high.
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 F 13-Sep-1877 10-Jan-1883 A circular obliterator with heavy bars and thin side bars.
Kingston Obliterator Type - A01 G 8-Jan-1870 17-Jul-1875 Similar to 9400.27 but with thicker side bars and not quite circular. 19mm high.
Kingston Single ring - K9 9-Jul-1859 24-May-1869 Three dies issued to read KINGSTON-JAMAICA / PAID . The word PAID was removed from the bottom of the die but can still be discerned. Index letters A or C . ##Proud list only two such dies: D15, D16.
Kingston Single ring - K10 8-Jul-1863 25-Apr-1871 Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA inside a circular frame. Three identical dies issued. Index A, B or C. ##Proud lists these separately as D18, D19, D20, but it is unclear how a distinction can be made!
Kingston Single ring - K11a 21-Jul-1871 18-Jun-1877 Similar to but slightly smaller than K10. Three dies issued each with a fixed Roman numeral II , III or VI above the date followed by a variable character A , 5 or none.
Kingston Single ring - K11b 5-May-1871 22-Dec-1884 Similar to but slightly smaller than K10. Six dies issued each with a fixed Roman numeral I to VI above the date followed by a variable letter of the alphabet.
Kingston Single ring - K12 6-Jan-1875 2-May-1878 A slightly larger variety than K11 with a fixed letter A , B or C for the three dies above the date instead of the Roman numerals. This is followed by a removable numeral 1 to 4 .
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 8-Mar-1885 18-Dec-1889 23 mm square with a small 20mm circle inside. Five dies with Roman numerals I to V set in them followed by a variable index letter. Three arcs in each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 24-Jan-1885 13-Aug-1889 23 mm square with a small 20mm circle inside. Five dies with Roman numerals I to V set in them followed by a variable index letter. Three arcs in each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 27-Jan-1885 1-Feb-1890 23 mm square with a small 20mm circle inside. Five dies with Roman numerals I to V set in them followed by a variable index letter. Three arcs in each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 2-Dec-1885 28-Oct-1889 23 mm square with a small 20mm circle inside. Five dies with Roman numerals I to V set in them followed by a variable index letter. Three arcs in each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 25-Apr-1885 28-Jun-1892 23 mm square with a small 20mm circle inside. Five dies with Roman numerals I to V set in them followed by a variable index letter. Three arcs in each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 21-May-1889 3-Oct-1893 Six dies with fixed digits 1 to 4 followed by a variable letter. A die 5 appears not to have been used for post. Four arcs at each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 8-Sep-1890 12-Jul-1893 Six dies with fixed digits 1 to 4 followed by a variable letter. A die 5 appears not to have been used for post. Four arcs at each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 8-Feb-1890 7-May-1892 Six dies with fixed digits 1 to 4 followed by a variable letter. A die 5 appears not to have been used for post. Four arcs at each corner.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 25-Feb-1890 12-Jan-1893 Six dies with fixed digits 1 to 4 followed by a variable letter. A die 5 appears not to have been used for post. Four arcs at each corner. Potter [7] cites six of these dies.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1/2 23-Apr-1890 31-Jul-1890 Has 3 arcs at top corners and 4 arcs at bottom corners.
Kingston Squared Circle. Type - SqC-3 16-Oct-1900 22-Feb-1901 A much larger square intended for the obliteration of the larger Falls stamps. Has a variable letter followed by a fixed digit 2 .
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 12-Jul-1892 20-Jul-1895 KINGSTON is 15 mm and JAMAICA is 12 mm long. A fixed digit 1 - 4 plus a variable letter.K-J is 9 mm and N-A is 8.5 mm. Rings are 1 mm apart. Also known in blue. 25.5 mm diameter. "Sixth Numbered Series" ## ##Outer ring is missing by 1894!
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 16-Jul-1892 24-May-1896 Rings appear more widely spaced than in 9400.351. Very wide "A"s.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 13-Oct-1892 6-Mar-1895
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 13-Aug-1892 20-Jul-1897
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 18-Apr-1896 Index shown: "4I". Not listed by Potter. ##23 mm diameter! "Seventh Numbered Series" ##
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 16-Jan-1896 8-Dec-1897 KINGSTON is 16.5 mm and JAMAICA is 13.5 mm long. A fixed digit 1 to 6 plus a variable letter. ##K-J is 5 mm and N-A is 5 mm. Rings are 1 mm apart. One strike known in blue. 27 mm diameter. Broad sans-serf caps. and large dots. ##"Eighth Numbered Series" ##
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 30-Apr-1895 6-Dec-1900
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 3-Mar-1896 4-Jun-1901
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 13-Mar-1896 24-Oct-1898
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 1-Jul-1895 25-Feb-1899 In example shown in Proud the right side dot appears to be squared or doubled.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 7-Feb-1895 20-May-1897
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 8-Dec-1898 13-Aug-1901 KINGSTON is 15 mm and JAMAICA is 11.5 mm long. A fixed digit 1 to 6 or none, plus a variable letter. K-J is 8.5 mm and N-A is 8 mm. Letters are narrower than in 9400.36x, especially the N . Word length varies slightly. Squared dots. ##26.5mm diameter.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 3-Aug-1895 3-Aug-1895
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 22-Dec-1898 3-May-1902
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 28-Mar-1899 30-May-1903
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 8-Nov-1898 25-Mar-1903
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 20-Sep-1899 23-Nov-1901
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 18-Oct-1901 26-May-1910 KINGSTON is 16.5 mm long. A fixed digit "1" to "6" or none, plus a variable letter. K-J is 9 mm and N-A is 9 mm. 27.5mm diameter. Small dots. ##"Tenth Numbered Series"
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 17-Dec-1901 9-Apr-1902 Note: 381a - 383a are illustrated separately in Proud as the "Ninth Numbered Series" How these are to be distinguished from Nos 381 - 383 (the Tenth Numbered Series) is unclear.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 18-Oct-1901 26-May-1910
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 26-Nov-1901 7-Jan-1904
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 4-Feb-1903 25-Mar-1906
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 26-Aug-1902 5-Feb-1907
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 8-Sep-1903 26-Jan-1906
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 9-Oct-1903 30-Jun-1910
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 26-Jul-1904 8-Jul-1906 Proud notes that forgeries of this mark exist, dated 4.8.1904.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 29-Mar-1906 13-Aug-1908 Similar to 9400.38x, but with later dates. "KINGSTON" is 16.5 mm long. A fixed digit, plus a variable letter. K-J is 9 mm and N-A is 9 mm. Small dots. 27.5mm diameter. Round "O"s. ##"Eleventh Numbered Series" Dating: 1905 - 1909.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 15-Apr-1905 20-Jul-1909
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 27-Aug-1907 10-Jul-1909
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 24-Nov-1907 15-Jul-1908
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 27-Aug-1907 26-Aug-1908
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 12-Dec-1906 4-Jun-1908
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots "KINGSTON" is 16 mm and JAMAICA is 13.5 mm long. Index, a single digit'"1" to "6" and a variable letter. Rings 1mm apart. Taller letters and a rounded oval "O". Some variation in word length. ##"Twelth Numbered Series". Dated 1908 - 1923.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 28-Oct-1910 20-Mar-1922
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 13-Dec-1910 17-Feb-1914
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 14-Jul-1908 26-Feb-1916
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 18-Mar-1910 21-Feb-1923
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 6-Oct-1908 12-Nov-1913
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 22-Feb-1911 24-Jun-1918 "KINGSTON" is 16 mm and JAMAICA is 13 mm long. K - J =9mm. Lettering is taller than in 9400.39xa. Generally no fixed digit, just a variable letter. ##Dated: 1911 - 1918
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 17-Jun-1915 2-Dec-1921 KINGSTON is 16.5 mm and JAMAICA is 12 mm long. Fixed index digits 3 or 5 plus a variable letter. ##Square lettering with a round "O" . K-J 10 mm and N-A 9.5 mm. Rings 1 mm apart. 27.5 mm diameter.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 21-Feb-1920 25-Feb-1927 KINGSTON is 18 mm and JAMAICA is 14 mm long. Fixed digits 2 , 3 and 5 only plus a variable letter. ##K-J 9 mm and N-A 8.5 mm. Tall lettering with an oval "O" . Rings are very close together. 28.5 mm diameter.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 13-Jan-1923 23-Aug-1928
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 15-Jan-1920 21-Mar-1925
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 12-Jun-1927 12-Oct-1936 KINGSTON is 18 mm and JAMAICA is 14.5 mm long. Fixed digits 2 and 3 only plus a variable letter. K-J 7.5 mm and N-A 8 mm. Well spaced shorter names with round "O"s. Rings well separated.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 12-Jun-1931 10-Sep-1934
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 23-Jan-1928 3-Sep-1935 KINGSTON is 17.5 mm and JAMAICA is 15.5 mm long. Fixed digits 2 and 3 only plus a variable letter.K-J 6 mm and N-A 5 mm. Broad square lettering widely spaced with an oval "O" . Rings close together. 27.5 mm diameter.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 12-Jun-1931 30-Aug-1935
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 23-Jul-1936 20-Sep-1940 KINGSTON is 18.5 mm and JAMAICA is 15 mm long. Fixed digit "1" to "4", rarely also with a variable letter. ##K-J 7.5 mm and N-A 7.5 mm. Broad square lettering smaller than 9400.48 with a round "O". Rings well apart. 29 mm diameter.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 13-Jun-1935 16-Oct-1953
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 9-Sep-1935 31-Jul-1953
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 1-Nov-1940 10-Jan-1950
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 2-Sep-1941 27-May-1960 KINGSTON is 18 mm and JAMAICA is 15 mm long. K-J is 8 mm and N-A is 7 mm. Index is "NO5". 28 mm diameter
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 20-Aug-1945 10-Oct-1949 KINGSTON is 17 mm and JAMAICA is 14.5 mm long. K-J is 7.5 mm and N-A is 8 mm. Dots are rosettes. Used to cancel first day covers. 29 mm diameter.
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots/sp 1-Dec-1910 26-Sep-1927 Reads: PAQUEBOT/ KINGSTON JAMAICA .
Kingston Double Ring Datestamp - no dots/sp 28-Feb-1929 19-Apr-1955 Reads: PAQUEBOT - KINGSTON/ JAMAICA . A thin inner ring.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 - with or without * 5-Mar-1947 21-Aug-1960 Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA . The bars are 15 mm and 14 mm long. With or without an asterisk.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 - with index "F" 5-Feb-1949 9-Feb-1954 Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA . The bars are 15 mm and 14 mm long. Die has an index "F".
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 (Reg) 2-May-1947 14-Apr-1956 Reads: KINGSTON. JAMAICA / REGISTERED . Both bars are 7.5 mm long. Two dies known. Proof strikes are in violet.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 (Reg) 5-Feb-1949 19-May-1969 Reads: REGISTERED / KINGSTON. JAMAICA . Both bars are 4 mm long. With or without an asterisk.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 - with or without * 23-Jan-1950 xx-xx-1960 Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA . Both bars are 12.5 mm long.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 - with inex "F" Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA . Both bars are 12.5 mm long.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B3 9-Jun-1950 20-Feb-1963 Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA . Both lines are 15 mm long. Three dies known with KINGSTON 17, 18 and 19 mm long. (Seen with lines 12mm long!)
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B3 (Air) 7-Mar-1954 12-Jan-1958 Reads: KINGSTON AIR MAIL / JAMAICA .
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B3 (Reg) - with or without * 9-Feb-1956 20-Mar-1971 Reads: REGISTERED / KINGSTO
Kingston Modern Single Ring (with or without *) x-Apr-1958 30-Apr-1990 At least 30 dies. LKD strike is without an asterisk.
Kingston Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 1-Oct-1968 29-Dec-1980 At least two dies. Known in violet 28.2.1976 and 9.4.1976.
Kingston Modern Single Ring - 91 20-Sep-1990 30-Jul-1993 Reads: KINGSTON G.P.O. / JAMAICA without an asterisk.
Kingston Machine timer. TMC-1 1-Mar-1912 7-Jul-1928 A rectangle reading "KINGSTON / date/time/ JAMAICA" plus 8 straight 60 mm lines or a slogan. ##Die has larger type than 411a. "KINGSTON" = 23 mm. JAMAICA = 21 mm in 3 mm high caps. ##A square dot between day and year.
Kingston Machine timer. TMC-1a 8-Aug-1921 24-Feb-1924 A rectangle reading "KINGSTON / date/time/ JAMAICA" plus 8 straight 60 mm lines or a slogan. ##Die has smaller type than 411. "KINGSTON" = 22mm. JAMAICA = 20 mm in 2mm high caps. A short dash between Day and Year. ##Not listed by Proud or Potter!
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-2 18-Sep-1926 29-Sep-1953 Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA. in a 20.5mm circle with a full stop after JAMAICA. Six wavy 61 mm lines or a slogan.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-3 8-Feb-1934 18-Feb-1955 21 mm circle, but without a full stop after JAMAICA. Wider lettering than in TMC-2, in a slightly larger circle. Wide "M", "C" and "N". ##"K" - "J" = 6.5mm. "N" - "A" = 6.5mm."KINGSTON" = 18.5mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-4 13-Jan-1939 25-Jul-1985 21.5mm diameter. Six or seven wavy lines 57 mm long or a slogan or reads: "POSTAGE PAID". For use in mass mailings. ##"N" - "A" = 11mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-5 31-Dec-1952 25-Jul-1985 21 mm circle. Seven wavy lines 57 mm long or a slogan. For use in mass mailings. ##"K" - "J" = 7.5mm. "N" - "A" = 7.5mm."KINGSTON" = 18mm. "JAMAICA" = 16mm
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-6 5-Jul-1955 1-Jan-1980 21 mm circle. Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Wide "M" and narrow "N" ##"KINGSTON" = 18.5mm. "JAMAICA" = 16mm. "N" - "A" = 7mm. "K" - "J" = 7mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-7 4-Apr-1970 21-Sep-1979 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Circle 21.5 mm reads: "KINGSTON / JAMAICA W.I.". with a stop after KINGSTON ##At least two dies.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-8 22-Jan-1967 6-Feb-1969 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Circle 21.5 mm reads: "KINGSTON / JAMAICA". ##"JAMAICA" = 12mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-9 4-Apr-1970 8-Jan-1980 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Reads "JAMAICA W.I." Index letters "A": and "N".
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-10 30-Dec-1974 21-Nov-1975 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Reads "JAMAICA W.I." No index letters.
Kingston Machine timer. TMC-1 1-Mar-1912 7-Jul-1928 A rectangle reading "KINGSTON / date/time/ JAMAICA" plus 8 straight 60 mm lines or a slogan. ##Die has larger type than 411a. "KINGSTON" = 23 mm. JAMAICA = 21 mm in 3 mm high caps. ##A square dot between day and year.
Kingston Machine timer. TMC-1a 8-Aug-1921 24-Feb-1924 A rectangle reading "KINGSTON / date/time/ JAMAICA" plus 8 straight 60 mm lines or a slogan. ##Die has smaller type than 411. "KINGSTON" = 22mm. JAMAICA = 20 mm in 2mm high caps. A short dash between Day and Year. ##Not listed by Proud or Potter!
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-2 18-Sep-1926 29-Sep-1953 Reads: KINGSTON / JAMAICA. in a 20.5mm circle with a full stop after JAMAICA. Six wavy 61 mm lines or a slogan.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-3 8-Feb-1934 18-Feb-1955 21 mm circle, but without a full stop after JAMAICA. Wider lettering than in TMC-2, in a slightly larger circle. Wide "M", "C" and "N". ##"K" - "J" = 6.5mm. "N" - "A" = 6.5mm."KINGSTON" = 18.5mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-4 13-Jan-1939 25-Jul-1985 21.5mm diameter. Six or seven wavy lines 57 mm long or a slogan or reads: "POSTAGE PAID". For use in mass mailings. ##"N" - "A" = 11mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. TMC-5 31-Dec-1952 25-Jul-1985 21 mm circle. Seven wavy lines 57 mm long or a slogan. For use in mass mailings. ##"K" - "J" = 7.5mm. "N" - "A" = 7.5mm."KINGSTON" = 18mm. "JAMAICA" = 16mm
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-6 5-Jul-1955 1-Jan-1980 21 mm circle. Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Wide "M" and narrow "N" ##"KINGSTON" = 18.5mm. "JAMAICA" = 16mm. "N" - "A" = 7mm. "K" - "J" = 7mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-7 4-Apr-1970 21-Sep-1979 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Circle 21.5 mm reads: "KINGSTON / JAMAICA W.I.". with a stop after KINGSTON ##At least two dies.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-8 22-Jan-1967 6-Feb-1969 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Circle 21.5 mm reads: "KINGSTON / JAMAICA". ##"JAMAICA" = 12mm.
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-9 4-Apr-1970 8-Jan-1980 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Reads "JAMAICA W.I." Index letters "A": and "N".
Kingston Machine M.S.R. - TMC-10 30-Dec-1974 21-Nov-1975 Seven wavy lines or a slogan. Reads "JAMAICA W.I." No index letters.
Kingston Registered Double Oval Datestamp. Without dots. 24-Jul-1863 20-Jan-1904 Early registration cancels.Without dots. Two ovals, 35 to 37mm wide, with JAMAICA/REGISTERED between them. A two line date. Proud lists 3 similar dies: R2, R4-R5. ##R2: 24.7.1863-10.10.1870 ##R4: 20.9.1892-24.2.1894 ##R5: 28.3.1894-20.1.1904.
Kingston Registered Double Oval Datestamp. With dots. 20-Feb-1873 12-Jun-1922 Early registration cancels.With dots. Two ovals, 35 to 37mm wide, with JAMAICA/REGISTERED between them. A two line date. Proud lists 5 very similar dies: R3, R6, R8-R10. ##R3: 20.2.1873-12.3.1890 ##R6: 27.4.1897-7.6.1905 ##R8: 27.7.1905-20.4.1909 ##R9: 10.5.1905-10.11.1906 ##R10: 29.9.1908-12.6.1922.
Kingston Registered Double Oval Datestamp. No dots. 4-Dec-1908 11-Apr-1953 Two ovals with KINGSTON - JAMAICA / REGISTERED between them. Hyphenated. An earlier version of 9400.433. 35mm wide. No dots. Proud: R11(1908) AND R24 (1934) ##R11: 4.12.1908-10.11.1921 ##R24: 10.12.1934-11.4.1953
Kingston Registered Double Oval Datestamp. With dots. 10-Nov-1914 20-Sep-1954 Two ovals with KINGSTON - JAMAICA / REGISTERED between them. Hyphenated (Except R12). With dots. 36mm wide. ##Proud: R12, R18-R19, R21-22, R25-R26. Seven dies. ##R12: 10.11.1914-17.2.1922 ##R18: 16.1.1923-24.10.1930 ##R19: 16.11.1922-19.2.1929 ##R21: 19.3.1930-9.8.1952 ##R22: 10.10.1931- ##R25: 21.10.1935-7.4.1952 ##R26: 12.5.1937-20.9.1954
Kingston Registered Double Oval Datestamp. No dots. 10-Dec-1934 11-Apr-1953 Two ovals with "KINGSTON - JAMAICA / REGISTERED" between them. Hyphenated. No dots. 35mm wide.
Kingston Registered Oval-2/36 17-Nov-1919 20-Sep-1920 Two closely separated rings both outside the wording which reads: KINGSTON JAMAICA / REGISTERED . REGISTERED is 32 mm long. Proud R16. Date inserted with a separate die.
Kingston Registered Single Oval Datestamp 2-Mar-1914 15-Sep-1919 A single oval with REGISTERED / KINGSTON JAMAICA inside. No dots and a single line date. 33mm wide.
Kingston Registered Single Oval Datestamp 1-Dec-1945 5-Mar-1952 A single oval with REGISTERED / KINGSTON JAMAICA inside. ##Proud: R30/31 (apparently the same die!).
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 (Reg) 2-May-1947 6-Aug-1962 Reads: KINGSTON. JAMAICA / REGISTERED . Both bars are 7.5 mm long. Two dies known. Proof strikes are in violet.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B1 (Reg) 5-Feb-1949 19-May-1969 Reads: REGISTERED / KINGSTON. JAMAICA . Both bars are 4 mm long. With or without an asterisk. A full stop after KINGSTON . Two dies vary in lettering size.
Kingston Birmingham. Type - B3 (Reg) - with or without * 9-Feb-1956 20-Mar-1971 Reads: REGISTERED / KINGSTON. JAMAICA with lines 4 and 6 mm long. Seen both with and without an asterisk. Two dies varying in letter spacing.
Kingston SLB Type I 8-May-1889 1-Sep-1891 Reads: "STREET/LETTER BOX/ JAMAICA" in three lines enclosed within a single-line diamond. No date line.
Kingston SLB Type II 11-Jul-1892 13-Aug-1902 Double-ring date stamp with dots. Reads: "STREET LETTER BOX/ KINGSTON JAMAICA". Small dots and a 2 line date: mm. dd/yy. Index a single figure and a letter.
Kingston SLB Type III 27-Aug-1902 10-Sep-1910 Double-ring date stamp. Reads: "STREET LETTER BOX KINGSTON/ JAMAICA". No dots and a 2 line date: mm. dd/yy. Index a single figure and a letter.
Kingston SLB Type IV 19-Sep-1910 5-Dec-1919 Double-ring date stamp with dots. Reads: "STREET LETTER BOX . KINGSTON/ . JAMAICA .". A 2 line date: mm. dd/yy. Index a single figure and a letter.
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 17-Jul-1965 21-Jan-1984 Central circle is broken by date. No asterisks. Seen in dark violet.
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41 9-Nov-1983 9-Apr-1984 Reads: “GENERAL POST OFFICE / KINGSTON JAMAICA”. No asterisks. Seen (23.1.1990) held together with rubber bands!
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 21-Sep-1984 22-Apr-1991 Reads: “GENERAL POST OFFICE / KINGSTON, JAMAICA”. Smaller lettering than 9400.66 and with asterisks. Known in black 9.11.1988 to 2.1.1989.
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 1-Jun-1988 5-Feb-1991 Reads: “GENERAL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” without KINGSTON or asterisks.
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45 14-Jul-1981 14-Jul-1981 Central circle is broken by date. No asterisks. Reads: "KINGSTON/ JAMAICA"
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C*4 14-Jul-1981 14-Jul-1981 Single 37mm circle with asterisks at side and central date (dd.mm.yyyy) between two horizontal lines. NEW TYPE?Reads: "KINGSTON/ JAMAICA" in smaller square serif lettering.
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-Feb-1982 25-Feb-1982 Reads: "G.P.O. KINGSTON / JAMAICA" Date is month. day. year.
Kingston Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/46 12-Jul-2001 Reads: "GENERAL POST OFFICE/KINGSTON JAMAICA" Not listed in Potter
Kinloss Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 31-Dec-1954 22-Aug-1955
Kinloss Modern Single Ring 2-Dec-1957 22-Dec-1966
Kinloss Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Aug-1977 23-Jan-1980
Kinloss Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 3-Apr-1995 3-Apr-1995
Kintyre Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Dec-1976 28-Apr-1983 “KINTYRE” is 25mm long.
Kintyre Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Jun-1984 29-Apr-1986 “KINTYRE” is 21mm long. A break in the inner oval above “AI” of JAMAICA.
Kintyre Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Nov-1985 1-Nov-1985
Kirkvine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 16-Oct-1959 11-Dec-1961 Letters are well spaced. Asterisks are on centre line as normal.
Kirkvine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Mar-1961 3-Dec-1962 Letters are close together. Asterisks are below centre line.
Kirkvine Modern Single Ring (* above date) 31-Jan-1962 25-Jan-1991 At least two dies.
Kirkvine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Sep-1981 22-Oct-1981 Known in violet: 8.2.1977.
Kitson Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2*BWI/43a 14-Dec-1957 5-Aug-1958
Kitson Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 25-Sep-1958 9-May-1995
Knockpatrick Double Ring Datestamp 20-Dec-1935 16-Nov-1984
Knockpatrick Birmingham. Type - B1 Thought to have been issued, but not known used.
Knockpatrick Modern Single Ring - 91 18-Mar-1991 18-Jul-1995
Montego Bay SLB Type I 16-Nov-1914 21-Jul-1915 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/27. Reads: "MONTEGO BAY / STREET LETTER BOX" with "14" of date in lower centre. In black after May 1915.
Montego Bay SLB Type II 17-May-1915 15-Nov-1954 Temp. Rubber Handstamp- C2/28. As 5620.16 but with lettering reversed. "STREET LETTER BOX" at top and "MONTEGO BAY" at bottom. Year digits in lower centre changed to "15".
Montego Bay SLB Type III 17-Sep-1915 15-Nov-1954 Double Ring Datestamp - with dots. Reads:. "STREET LETTER BOX / MONTEGO BAY" with dots either side.
Port Antonio SLB Type I 1-Jul-1911 18-May-1912 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/26. Reads: "Street Letter Box / .................. 1911 / Port Antonio, Ja." in three lines (xx.7.1911).
Port Antonio SLB Type II 27-Aug-1913 5-Sep-1927 Double Ring Datestamp. Reads: "STREET LETTER BOX. PORT ANTONIO / JAMAICA".
Port Antonio SLB Type III 14-Sep-1927 13-Nov-1967 Double Ring Datestamp. Reads: "STREET LETTER BOX - PORT ANTONIO / JAMAICA" as 6790.17 but with a hyphen between words rather than a full stop. Also has heavier lettering.
Kingston TMCS-01 / TMC-1 + COME TO /JAMAICA B.W.I, /THE IDEAL /TOURIST RESORT 7-Dec-1922 21-Nov-1925
Kingston TMCS-02 / TMC-1 + BRITISH EMPIRE / EXHIBITION 1924 18-Jun-1923 22-May-1924
Kingston TMCS-0? / TMC-1 + REGISTER LETTERS OF VALUE Not listed in Potter
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S03 / TMC-2 + SPEND YOUR VACATION IN / SUMMERLAND / JAMAICA 18-Jan-1927 12-Jul-1932
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S03 / TMC-3 + SPEND YOUR VACATION IN / SUMMERLAND / JAMAICA 31-Jul-1934 23-May-1958
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S03 / TMC-4 + SPEND YOUR VACATION IN / SUMMERLAND / JAMAICA 4-Jun-1945 26-Nov-1954
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S03 / TMC-5 + SPEND YOUR VACATION IN / SUMMERLAND / JAMAICA 31-Dec-1952 22-Apr-1954 Not recorded on TMC-5 by Potter.
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S03 / TMC-6 + SPEND YOUR VACATION IN / SUMMERLAND / JAMAICA 30-Apr-1956 13-Mar-1970
Kingston TMCS-04 / TMC-2 + BUY / BRITISH GOODS 58 x 19mm 7-Oct-1927 11-May-1940 See also: S9
Kingston TMCS-05 / TMC-3 + JAMAICA WELCOMES / H.R.H. DUKE OF GLOUCESTER 24-Feb-1934 16-Mar-1935
Kingston TMCS-06 / TMC-3 + CLEAN UP / PAINT UP 1-May-1937 12-May-1937 Two different dies.
Kingston TMCS-06 / TMC-4 + CLEAN UP / PAINT UP 12-Feb-1952 1-Jul-1952
Montego Bay TMCS-07 / M1 + FAR FAMED / CARIBBEAN SUNSHINE / RESORT 21-Oct-1939 8-Aug-1940
Kingston TMCS-08 / TMC-4 + BUY BRITISH GOODS 6-Apr-1940 12-Dec-1940 Arched text over a crown
Kingston TMCS-09 / TMC-3 + COME TO / KINGS HOUSE FAIR / JULY 12 30-May-1944 19-Jun-1944
Kingston TMCS-10 / TMC-3 + TODAYS CHILD / TOMORROW'S CITIZEN 19-Apr-1946 23-May-1946
Kingston TMCS-10 / TMC-4 + TODAYS CHILD / TOMORROW'S CITIZEN 20-May-1947 3-Nov-1947
Kingston TMCS-11 / TMC-4 + LOOK / LISTEN / LIVE LONGER 8-Oct-1947
Kingston TMCS-12 / TMC-3 + SMOKE / JAMAICAN / CIGARS 2-Dec-1948 5-Feb-1952
Kingston TMCS-13 / TMC-4 + BUY / PREMIUM BONDS 5-Dec-1950 25-Aug-1951
Kingston TMCS-14 / TMC-4 + PREVENT T.B. / WITH B.C.G. 14-Nov-1951 12-Jan-1952
Kingston TMCS-15 / TMC-5 + VISIT / THE / JAMAICA TATTOO 7-Feb-1953 26-Jun-1953
Kingston TMCS-16 / TMC-5 + JAMAICA WELCOMES HER MAJESTY 25-Nov-1953 1-Dec-1953 Listed by Potter as on TMC-7.
Kingston TMCS-17 / TMC-5 + PRINCESS ALICE APPEAL 25-Feb-1955 30-Apr-1955 Listed by Potter as on TMC-7.
Kingston TMCS-18 / TMC-5 + GIVE TO THE / PRINCESS ALICE / APPEAL FUND 4-Aug-1955 31-Aug-1955 Listed by Potter as on TMC-6. & TMC-7.
Kingston TMCS-18 / TMC-6 + GIVE TO THE / PRINCESS ALICE / APPEAL FUND 6-Jul-1955 24-Jan-1956
Kingston TMCS-19 / TMC-5 + VISIT JAMAICA / TERCENTENARY YEAR 28-Apr-1955 10-Aug-1955 Listed by Potter as on TMC-6. & TMC-7.
Kingston TMCS-19 / TMC-6 + VISIT JAMAICA / TERCENTENARY YEAR 5-Jul-1955 5-Dec-1955
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S20 / TMC-5 + BUY JAMAICAN 21-Jul-1955 18-Oct-1955 Listed by Potter as on TMC-6. & TMC-7.
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S20 / TMC-6 + BUY JAMAICAN 3-Jul-1956 30-Jul-1964
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S21 / TMC-6 + BUY ANTI-TB / XMAS SEALS. 2-Nov-1956 12-Dec-1956 Two dies. Second reads: BUY ANTI T.B XMAS SEALS with a barred cross emblem.
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S21 / TMC-6 + BUY ANTI-TB / XMAS SEALS. 23-Nov-1959 27-Nov-1969
Kingston TMCS-22 / TMC-6 + THE BOYS BRIGADE / CARIBBEAN / INTTERNATIONAL / CAMP /1958 9-Apr-1958 25-Apr-1958
Kingston TMCS-23 / TMC-? + DRIVE SAFELY / SPEED KILLS / J.A.A. 15-Nov-1958 20-Nov-1958
Kingston TMCS-24 / TMC-6 + WITH FAITH / AND COURAGE / INTO THE FUTURE / INDEPENDENCE / AUGUST 6 1962 26-Jul-1962 Used at several other postal towns
Kingston TMCS-25 / TMC-6 + BUILD / Jamaica / BUILD TOURISM 1-Dec-1962 2-Jan-1980
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-25 / TMC-6 + BUILD / Jamaica / BUILD TOURISM 1-Dec-1962 2-Jan-1980
Montego Bay TMCS-25 / TMC-6 + BUILD / Jamaica / BUILD TOURISM 1-Dec-1962 2-Jan-1980
Ocho Rios TMCS-25 / TMC-6 + BUILD / Jamaica / BUILD TOURISM 1-Dec-1962 2-Jan-1980
Kingston TMCS-25 / TMC-7 + BUILD / Jamaica / BUILD TOURISM 9-May-1964 27-Oct-1971
Kingston TMCS-25 / TMC-9 + BUILD / Jamaica / BUILD TOURISM 15-Apr-1970 8-Jan-1980 Known in red on TMC-9.
Kingston TMCS-25 / TMC-10 + BUILD / Jamaica / BUILD TOURISM 30-Dec-1974 22-Sep-1975
Kingston TMCS-26 / TMC-7 + BUY / NATIONAL SAVINGS / BONDS 18-May-1965 21-Nov-1966
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-26 / TMC-7 + BUY / NATIONAL SAVINGS / BONDS 18-May-1965 21-Nov-1966
Montego Bay TMCS-26 / TMC-7 + BUY / NATIONAL SAVINGS / BONDS 18-May-1965 21-Nov-1966
Kingston TMCS-27 / TMC-6 + SUPPORT UNITED NATIONS 1-Oct-1965 17-Oct-1965
Kingston TMCS-28 / TMC-7 + BUY / JAMAICAN / THIS CHRISTMAS 30-Nov-1965 27-Jul-1968
Kingston TMCS-29 / TMC-? + INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION YEAR 1965 8-Dec-1965 23-Dec-1965
Kingston TMCS-30 / TMC-6 + COMMONWEALTH / GAMES / JAMAICA AUG. 1966 27-May-1966 11-Jul-1966
Cross Roads TMCS-31 + REMEMBER / OUR GAMES / AUGUST 1966
Montego Bay TMCS-31 + REMEMBER / OUR GAMES / AUGUST 1966
Cross Roads TMC Slogan Type: S32 / TMC-7 + INCLUDE PARISH / IN ADDRESS 22-Jan-1967 6-Feb-1969
Half-Way-Tree TMC Slogan Type: S32 / TMC-7 + INCLUDE PARISH / IN ADDRESS
Kingston TMCS-33 / TMC-6 + BRUSH TODAY / SMILE TOMORROW 1-May-1967 29-Aug-1967
Kingston TMCS-33 / TMC-7 + BRUSH TODAY / SMILE TOMORROW 30-Sep-1967
Kingston TMCS-34 / TMC-6 + HUMAN RIGHTS / YEAR 1968 20-Jan-1968 9-Nov-1968
Spanish Town TMCS-34 / TMC-6 + HUMAN RIGHTS / YEAR 1968
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-35 + THE RIGHTS OF ALL / THE DUTY OF EACH
Mandeville TMCS-35 + THE RIGHTS OF ALL / THE DUTY OF EACH
Montego Bay TMCS-35 + THE RIGHTS OF ALL / THE DUTY OF EACH
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-36 + THE RIGHT OF ALL /TO EQUALITY
Kingston TMCS-37 / TMC-? + MENTAL HEALTH / WEEK 5-Apr-1969 14-Apr-1969
Kingston TMCS-38 / TMC-6 + INTERNATIONAL / CONSUMERS SEMINARY / 1969 21-Jul-1969
Cross Roads TMCS-38 / TMC-6 + INTERNATIONAL / CONSUMERS SEMINARY / 1969 21-Jul-1969
Kingston TMCS-38 / TMC-7 + INTERNATIONAL / CONSUMERS SEMINARY / 1969 10-Apr-1969 7-Oct-1969
Kingston TMCS-39 / TMC-7 + NATIONAL HERITAGE / WEEK / OCTOBER 19 - 26 18-Oct-1969 27-Nov-1969
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-39 / TMC-7 + NATIONAL HERITAGE / WEEK / OCTOBER 19 - 26 18-Oct-1969 27-Nov-1969
Mandeville TMCS-39 / TMC-7 + NATIONAL HERITAGE / WEEK / OCTOBER 19 - 26 18-Oct-1969 27-Nov-1969
Montego Bay TMCS-39 / TMC-7 + NATIONAL HERITAGE / WEEK / OCTOBER 19 - 26 18-Oct-1969 27-Nov-1969
Kingston TMCS-39 / TMC-9 + NATIONAL HERITAGE / WEEK / OCTOBER 19 - 26 27-Jul-1972 30-Oct-1972
Kingston TMCS-40 / TMC-6 + BUY T.B. / CHRISTMAS / SEALS 12-Dec-1969 14-Dec-1969 With two barred crosses
Kingston TMCS-40 / TMC-9 + BUY T.B. / CHRISTMAS / SEALS 23-Nov-1970 31-Jan-1977
Kingston TMCS-40 / TMC-10 + BUY T.B. / CHRISTMAS / SEALS 21-Nov-1975 14-Oct-1978
Kingston TMCS-41 / TMC-6 + GIVE NUGGETS / NOW 21-Nov-1969 11-Dec-1969
Cross Roads TMCS-41 / TMC-6 + GIVE NUGGETS / NOW 21-Nov-1969 11-Dec-1969
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-41 / TMC-6 + GIVE NUGGETS / NOW 21-Nov-1969 11-Dec-1969
Mandeville TMCS-41 / TMC-6 + GIVE NUGGETS / NOW 21-Nov-1969 11-Dec-1969
Montego Bay TMCS-41 / TMC-6 + GIVE NUGGETS / NOW 21-Nov-1969 11-Dec-1969
Kingston TMCS-42 / TMC-? + POPULATIOON / CENSUS APRIL 1970 17-Mar-1970 2-Jul-1970
Kingston TMCS-43 / TMC-7 + MENTAL RETARDATION / PROGRESS YEAR 11-Sep-1970 12-Sep-1970
Kingston TMCS-43 / TMC-9 + MENTAL RETARDATION / PROGRESS YEAR 7-Apr-1970
Kingston TMCS-44 / TMC-7 & TMC-? + DENTAL HEALTH / WEEK 3-May-1971 8-May-1971
Kingston TMC Slogan Type: S45 / TMC-9 + K.S.A.C./ FIRE DEPARTMENT / CENTENARY 10-Dec-1971 17-Mar-1972
Half-Way-Tree TMC Slogan Type: S45 / TMC-9 + K.S.A.C./ FIRE DEPARTMENT / CENTENARY 10-Dec-1971 17-Mar-1972
Kingston TMCS-46 / TMC-? + MORE SUGAR / MORE SUCCESS 20-Mar-1972 29-Mar-1972
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-46 / TMC-? + MORE SUGAR / MORE SUCCESS 20-Mar-1972 29-Mar-1972
Montego Bay TMCS-46 / TMC-? + MORE SUGAR / MORE SUCCESS 20-Mar-1972 29-Mar-1972
Kingston TMCS-47 / TMC-9 + JAMAICA / HEART FOUNDATION 4-Apr-1972 15-May-1973
Cross Roads TMCS-47 / TMC-9 + JAMAICA / HEART FOUNDATION 4-Apr-1972 15-May-1973
Half-Way-Tree TMCS-47 / TMC-9 + JAMAICA / HEART FOUNDATION 4-Apr-1972 15-May-1973
Mandeville TMCS-47 / TMC-9 + JAMAICA / HEART FOUNDATION 4-Apr-1972 15-May-1973
Montego Bay TMCS-47 / TMC-9 + JAMAICA / HEART FOUNDATION 4-Apr-1972 15-May-1973
Kingston TMCS-48 / TMC-9 + XXV ANNIVERSARY / O.A.S. 1948-1973 14-Jun-1973 2-Jul-1974 Organisation of American States
Kingston TMCS-49 + BE A BETTER/ MONEY MANAGER 11-Oct-1983 20-Oct-1983
Kingston TMCS-50 + NATIONAL / INSURANCE WORKS 20-Apr-1985 13-Jan-1986 Kingston CSO
Kingston TMCS-51 + N.C.L. 21 YEARS / CONSUMER COUNTS 30-Nov-1987 24-Dec-1987 Kingston CSO
Kingston TMCS-52 + POSTAGE DAY 22-Feb-1991 Kingston CSO
Labyrinth Double Ring Datestamp 16-Nov-1937 6-Feb-1953
Labyrinth Birmingham. Type - B3 28-Oct-1954 8-Feb-1995 Not known with asterisk.
Labyrinth Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 19-Jan-1988 26-May-1992 Reads: “LABYRINTH POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in violet from 4.2.1988 to 21.11.1988.
Lacovia Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 13-Jan-1788 1-Sep-1793 A large star at the end of the name.
Lacovia Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 9-Nov-1802 7-Apr-1819
Lacovia Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a xx-xx-1827 28-Oct-1829 A second slightly different die is know to have been issued but not known used.
Lacovia Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 25-Feb-1840 25-Feb-1840
Lacovia Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 20-Jul-1896 2-Oct-1916 Index "A"
Lacovia Numerical Obliterator. Type - E30 K 8-Apr-1887 3-Sep-1888 Sent out to reopened office: 17.3.1869.
Lacovia Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P13 3-Sep-1888 9-Dec-1891 Not known with index.
Lacovia Numerical Obliterator. Type - A64 H 9-Dec-1891 14-Sep-1892
Lacovia Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 8-Jan-1914 14-Feb-1945 Small dots.
Lacovia Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 1-Feb-1945 5-Nov-1955
Lacovia Modern Single Ring (with *) 4-Feb-1957 8-Aug-1993 At least two dies. Both are only known with an asterisk. Strikes in violet known from 19.3.1974 to 14.5.1974.
Lacovia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Jan-1974 xx-Dec-1976
Lacovia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 15-Dec-1992 3-Mar-1993 Reads: “LACOVIA POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Lacovia Modern Single Ring - 91 7-Feb-1995 4-Sep-1995 Reads: “LACOVIA POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Lakes Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 14-Sep-1971 4-Jun-1976 Black strikes were occasional after the introduction of 4650.02 and include LKD. A favour strike known is dated: 14.4.1971.
Lakes Pen Modern Single Ring 13-Feb-1973 7-Jan-1975
Lakes Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Dec-1975 3-Dec-1979
Lakes Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Feb-1982 31-Mar-1982 Much larger than 4650.03.
Lambeth Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 Known to have been issued, but not known used.
Lambs River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 11-Mar-1896 xx-Dec-1896 “96” on date line but no dotted line.
Lambs River Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 19-May-1897 13-Jul-1934
Lambs River Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Feb-1940 20-Jul-1978 Example on registered cover has year plug missing.
Lambs River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 27-Oct-1979 11-Sep-1981 Became large and distorted with use.
Lambs River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Jan-1981 8-Dec-1986 Reads: “LAMBS RIVER P.O. / JAMAICA”. Earliest strike was in black. Also known in blue: 6.4.1982.
Lambs River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37k 10-Jun-1987 19-Oct-1994 Reads: “LAMBS RIVER / POST OFFICE JAMAICA”. Blue from 28.10.1991.
Lambs River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 27-Oct-1993 8-May-1995 Reads: “LAMBS RIVER / POST OFFICE JAMAICA”, but without asterisks.
Lambs River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Aug-1997 28-Aug-1997
Lancaster Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-May-1952 16-May-1952
Lancaster Birmingham. Type - B3 7-Apr-1953 3-Oct-1988 Earliest strike was in violet.
Lances Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Sep-1947 2-Apr-1948 Date apparently added with a separate handstamp. Known dated 6.9.1947, before opening!
Lances Bay Birmingham. Type - B3 1-May-1948 23-Jan-1976 Known in violet: 1.8.1948 to 5.7.1951 and in black from 10.11.1951.
Lascelles Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 16-Dec-1921 19-Jun-1922 Date added from a separate handstamp.
Lascelles Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/22 3-Nov-1922 23-Nov-1922 Date line reads: “__________________ 192__”.
Lascelles Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 31-Aug-1923 22-May-1970 Thin inner ring.
Lascelles Modern Single Ring (* above date) xx-Jan-1960 20-Jul-1979 LKD on a registered cover has no year plug.
Latium (1st office) emp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/15 Issued, but not known used.
Latium (1st office) Double Ring Datestamp 23-Dec-1910 5-Mar-1929 EKD strike was in violet.
Latium (2nd office) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 25-Feb-1961 31-May-1962
Latium (2nd office) Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 25-Jun-1962 8-Aug-1974
Laughlands Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/1 25-Feb-1884 25-Feb-1884
Laughlands Numerical Obliterator. Type - C P 25-Feb-1884 25-Feb-1884 Known on stamps with “CC” watermarks. Rarely on “CA” watermarked stamps.
Laughlands Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 21-May-1885 22-Aug-1911
Laughlands Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-May-1912 5-Oct-1990
Laughlands Birmingham. Type - B4 14-Jan-1952 14-Sep-1965
Lawrence Tavern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 9-Jan-1895 30-Dec-1896 Name is on two lines.
Lawrence Tavern Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 19-May-1897 5-Feb-1919
Lawrence Tavern Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 3-May-1926 xx-Oct-1967 A thin inner ring which merges with the outer with use.
Lawrence Tavern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Apr-1968 12-Aug-1968 Late use is in black.
Lawrence Tavern Modern Single Ring - 68 31-May-1968 23-Oct-1972
Lawrence Tavern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Jul-1972 4-Jun-1980 Known in black: 27.3.1974. Became very worn and enlarged with use.
Lawrence Tavern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 31-Jan-1979 15-Nov-1984 Known in green: 26.11.1980 and in red: 6.8.1981. In violet-red: 24.7.1981and 7.8.1981. Otherwise in violet. Breaks in the inner oval under the second “E” and “T”. After 1980 this becomes one large gap.
Lawrence Tavern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Aug-1985 xx-Aug-1985 Breaks in inner oval under “R” and “T”.
Lawrence Tavern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 31-Oct-1985 7-Jan-1991 Reads: “LAWRENCE TAVERN / POST OFFICE” with no JAMAICA. 1990 and 1991 strikes are in blue and distorted.
Lawrence Tavern Modern Single Ring - 91 6-Jan-1993 6-Jan-1993
Lawrence Tavern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 7-Mar-2001 7-Mar-2001 In March 2001 held together with rubber bands.
Leamington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 2-Aug-1930 26-Aug-1930
Leamington Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 2-Aug-1935 14-Oct-1991 Known in violet: 5.12.1955.
Leamington Modern Single Ring (with *) 28-Jan-1965 28-Jan-1965
Leamington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Dec-1974 29-May-1976 Known used in black 3.3.1976 to 29.5.1976 and an isolated reuse in violet: 27.1.1988
Leamington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 11-Jul-1990 11-Aug-1990 Reads: “LEAMINGTON POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Leamington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 21-Dec-1993 7-Jan-1997 Reads: “LEAMINGTON POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. After full reinstatement as a full Post Office.
Leeds Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 9-Nov-1949 28-Jul-1950
Leeds Registered Oval Datestamp 3-Apr-1950 5-Oct-1970 Known in violet: 30.12.1950. The original defacement of “REGISTERED” became less with use. There may be a second die.
Leeds Modern Single Ring 13-Apr-1971 12-Aug-1996
Leicesterfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Feb-1963 30-Apr-1963
Leicesterfield Modern Single Ring (with *) 23-Jan-1964 25-Feb-1981
Leicesterfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37k 16-May-1990 1-May-1991 Reads: “LEICESTERFIELD / POSTAL AGENCY JAMAICA”.
Leinster Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Nov-1963 15-Feb-1965
Leinster Modern Single Ring (with *) 28-Apr-1965 13-Aug-1995
Lemon Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 9-May-1954 22-Apr-1955 1.12.1954 strike also has “Registered” label “0001”!
Lemon Hall Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 6-Jan-1956 24-Jun-1987 Used in violet up to 4.5.1958, then in black.
Lennox
Lewisburg Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 12-Nov-1962 21-Jul-1967
Lewisburg Modern Single Ring - 68 21-Jun-1965 5-Mar-1995 Reads: “LEWISBURGH”
Lewisburg Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Jun-1964 20-Aug-1968 Reads: “LEWISBURG”
Lewisburg Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Apr-1968 19-Aug-1968 Reads: “LEWISBURGH”.
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 5-May-1913 1-Oct-1913
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/18 3-Feb-1914 3-Feb-1914
Liguanea Double Ring Datestamp 31-May-1918 23-May-1939
Liguanea Double Ring Datestamp 14-Apr-1938 31-Mar-1964
Liguanea Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 1-Oct-1941 9-Nov-1978
Liguanea Birmingham. Type - B1 (with or without *) 13-Jul-1948 31-Mar-1981
Liguanea Birmingham. Type - B4 30-Nov-1951 30-Jul-1996 Known with and without an asterisk.
Liguanea Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 10-Oct-1957 25-Mar-1991 Two different dies.
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Jul-1969 30-Apr-1986 This die appears to have been used for one day only in 1969 (Two examples are known), then not until 21.5.1984 and afterwards used regularly. Asterisks are central. Date: month/day/year.
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Sep-1971 14-Feb-1981 Late strikes show break down due to black ink.
Liguanea Machine M.S.R. 20-Nov-1971 25-Sep-1990
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 12-Feb-1981 2-Jul-1984 Known in blue: 2.3.1982.
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Feb-1986 11-Feb-1986 Date: day/month/year. Asterisks are very high.
Liguanea Modern Single Ring - 91 24-May-1991 30-Oct-1991
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 5-Sep-1991 12-Feb-1998 Reads: “LIGUANEA POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. In 1997 colour changed to blue then darkened gradually to a violet-black in early 1998.
Liguanea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37je 8-Sep-1998 13-Apr-1999 Reads: “LIGUANEA POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Lilliput Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P9/9a 25-Jan-1858 28-Jul-1869
Lilliput Numerical Obliterator. Type - A49 H 31-May-1859 28-Sep-1861
Lilliput Numerical Obliterator. Type - A48 H 7-Nov-1862 28-Jun-1869
Lime Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 23-Jul-1894 6-Nov-1894 The digits “94” are at the end of the date line.
Lime Hall Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 28-Nov-1894 20-Feb-1955
Lime Hall Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Jan-1957 29-May-1990 Three dies. Known in blue: 8.8.1961 and in violet: 2.4.1981. Example. on a registered cover, lacks year plug.
Lime Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Oct-1971 10-Aug-1973 Became very distorted with use.
Lime Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Apr-1972 28-Jun-1984 Known in violet up to 1.9.1979 and in blue from 2.1.1981. May be two similar dies.
Lime Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41? 7-Mar-1974 7-Mar-1974 Unconfirmed report. Date may be a mail bag seal.
Lime Hall Modern Single Ring - 91 20-Mar-1990 6-Dec-2000
Lime Tree Gardens Located five miles north-west of Brown's Town
Lincoln Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 10-Aug-1928 15-Dec-1928
Lincoln Double Ring Datestamp 18-Dec-1929 22-Mar-1955
Lincoln Modern Single Ring 5-Mar-1957 27-Nov-1990
Linstead Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 16-Jan-1869 30-Oct-1894
Linstead Numerical Obliterator. Type - A71 H 7-Sep-1886 8-Aug-1893 Retained when name changed from “RODNEY HALL” in November 1868.
Linstead Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 28-Nov-1894 5-Feb-1912
Linstead Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 22-Nov-1912 3-Oct-1953
Linstead Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 11-Dec-1933 24-Oct-1990 Compact square lettering. Strike of 8.12.1983 has month in manuscript. Seen without year plug.
Linstead Birmingham. Type - B1 31-Aug-1957 14-Mar-1991 No asterisk
Linstead Birmingham. Type - B3 9-Oct-1956 4-Dec-1976 Reads: “REGISTERED / LINSTEAD, JAMAICA”.
Linstead Machine M.S.R. 16-Nov-1960 5-Jul-1995 7 wavy lines or slogan.
Linstead Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 23-Sep-1993 3-Oct-1996
Linstead Valley Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b xx-xx-1900 28-Mar-1906 Reads: “LINSTED VALLEY”.
Linstead Valley Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 31-Oct-1901 27-Jan-1910 Reads: “LINSTEAD VALLEY” - correctly.
Linstead Valley Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 28-Feb-1921 7-Oct-1924
Linton Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - SO/34 7-Aug-1940 10-Sep-1941 Reads: “LINTON PARK / Jamaica .................19 .......”. Earliest date is before the office officially opened. Used in a different ink after the arrival of another cancel.
Linton Park Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 18-Sep-1940 3-Apr-1943
Linton Park Birmingham. Type - B2 1-May-1943 17-Mar-1967
Linton Park Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 19-Jul-1968 20-Aug-1991
Lionel Town Double Ring Datestamp 16-Apr-1935 21-Nov-1962
Lionel Town Birmingham. Type - B3 22-Apr-1954 20-Feb-1962
Lionel Town Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 3-Jan-1958 15-Sep-1995 Two different dies (with and without *). Differ in length “L” to “T”. Example with asterisk - top of “L” to end of bar of “T” = 5.5mm.
Lionel Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 31-Mar-1983 4-Nov-1996 Three strikes only known. 1983 is in red and has date month/day/year. 1984 is in black and date is unclear except for year. 1996 is in violet.
Lionel Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 10-Dec-1991 10-Dec-1991 Reads: “LIONEL TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” and has smudges which may be ornaments either side of JAMAICA.
Lionel Town Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 5-Sep-2000 5-Sep-2000
Litchfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 9-Sep-1960 21-Jun-1961
Litchfield Modern Single Ring (with *) 24-Aug-1963 11-Nov-1968 Asterisk may be transposed with some date plugs.
Litchfield Modern Single Ring - 68 14-Aug-1970 11-Mar-1984
Little London Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 31-May-1880 29-Jun-1896
Little London Numerical Obliterator. Type - F80 O 23-Jan-1882 8-Mar-1889
Little London Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 17-Apr-1895 28-Nov-1930
Little London Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 22-Aug-1933 19-Nov-1987 Refurbished in the late 40s with a slight change in dimensions. Example from a registered cover lacks year plug.
Little London Modern Single Ring (* above date) 14-Dec-1957 9-Jan-1991 Month plugs are often missing.
Little London Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 1-Mar-1990 25-Mar-1998 Reads: “LITTLE LONDON POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in violet: 5.4.1990 to 3.11.1992 and 24.10.1997 to 25.3.1998, otherwise in black.
Little River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 xx-xx-1796 xx-xx-1796 On two lines: “LITTLE / RIVER”.
Little River Manuscript 4-Jan-1929 4-Apr-1831
Little River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 xx-Dec-1829 1-Dec-1829 “LITTLE RIVER / JA”.
Little River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 6-Dec-1829 6-Jun-1837 On one line.
Little River Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b xx-xx-1836 31-Dec-1837 On one line. Dates indicate a period of use only.
Little River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 8-Dec-1840 28-Jan-1853
Little River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P9 Sent out 1.10.1857 but not known used.
Little River Numerical Obliterator. Type - A50 H Issued in 1859 but not known used.
Little River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1870 20-Dec-1899
Little River Numerical Obliterator. Type - E58 K 25-Sep-1869 xx-xx-1889
Little River Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 14-Feb-1892 10-Aug-1917
Little River Double Ring Datestamp 8-Sep-1916 xx-Apr-1954 With use appears as one heavy ring.
Little River Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Dec-1954 14-Mar-1995
Little River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 30-Sep-1977 22-Apr-1979
Llandewey Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 28-Feb-1896 21-Jul-1903
Llandewey Double Ring Datestamp 8-Jan-1897 3-Mar-1931
Llandewey Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 20-Jul-1925 20-Jul-1925 Issued on the re-opening of the office. Not illustrated.
Llandewey Double Ring Datestamp 8-Feb-1926 30-Nov-1951
Llandewey Birmingham. Type - B3 21-Jul-1955 5-Nov-1984 Known in blue: 5.11.1984. No asterisk.
Lloyds Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Feb-1945 11-Nov-1945
Lloyds Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 2-Dec-1946 21-Dec-1984 Known in violet: 5th to 27th December 1961
Lluidas Vale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/1 No dated examples known.
Lluidas Vale Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 15-May-1882 23-Mar-1936
Lluidas Vale Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Dec-1938 14-Jun-1971 Rings are of equal weight.
Lluidas Vale Modern Single Ring 27-Oct-1964 5-Jul-1991 Examples
Lodge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 15-Jan-1912 16-Sep-1912 Date line reads: “.................. 1911” and required alteration in manuscript for 1912.
Lodge Double Ring Datestamp 7-May-1917 11-Dec-1936
Lodge Double Ring Datestamp 27-Jul-1937 8-Nov-1987 Known in violet: 8.11.1987.
Lodge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Mar-1968 27-Mar-1968 Only strike known is quite distorted.
Lodge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Sep-1976 30-Nov-1985 Known in black to 5.12.1977 and in violet from 15.6.1978.
Lodge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 16-Feb-1989 15-Feb-1995
Lodge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 15-Apr-1993 21-Jun-1993 No asterisks.
Lodge Modern Single Ring - 91 26-May-1993 10-Oct-1996
Long Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 25-Sep-1910 30-Nov-1911 Later strikes are in black.
Long Bay Double Ring Datestamp 1-Nov-1911 xx-xx-1926
Long Bay Double Ring Datestamp xx-Feb-1927 6-Oct-1947
Long Bay Double Ring Datestamp 5-Nov-1942 31-Jul-1957
Long Bay Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Feb-1958 28-Jul-1989 Known in violet: 8.3.1989 and 28.7.1989. (xx.2.1958).
Long Bay Modern Single Ring - 91 23-Sep-1991 17-Mar-1995
Long Look Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Feb-1964 2-Jul-1965
Long Look Modern Single Ring (with *) 3-Jul-1965 12-Dec-1967 Year is often missing.
Long Look Modern Single Ring - 68 12-Jul-1968 18-Feb-1973 Reads: “LONGLOOK” as one word.
Long Road Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 11-Nov-1940 1-Oct-1989 Postmaster claimed that no TRD was issued on opening. An example shows day and year added in manuscript. LKD has no date visible, but a dated Annotto Bay backstamp.
LongWood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Dec-1966 19-Jun-1968
LongWood Modern Single Ring - 68 30-Sep-1968 30-Dec-1976
LongWood Modern Single Ring (* above date) 8-Oct-1973 16-Jun-1976 New die. Not recorded in Potter. Date of issue unknown, but presumed to be before issue of 5010.02: MSR-68.
Lookout Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/43 1-Sep-1949 20-Oct-1952
Lookout Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Feb-1953 12-Dec-1953 Known used in violet up to 31.7.1953 and then in black.
Lookout Birmingham. Type - B3 6-Jul-1954 18-May-1984
Lorrimers Double Ring Datestamp 16-Dec-1931 9-Nov-1984
Lorrimers Registered Oval Datestamp 12-Sep-1950 1-Nov-1950
Lorrimers Modern Single Ring (* above date) 2-Dec-1956 24-Jun-1976
Lorrimers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 8-Mar-1986 13-Jun-1988 Reads: “LORRIMERS / POST OFFICE” without JAMAICA. Known in blue: 13.6.1988.
Lorrimers Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 30-Nov-1988 28-Dec-1998 Reads: “LORRIMERS POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in violet 29.1.1991 and 5.1.1993 to 30.11.1994. Also in violet March 1997 to December 1998, except for black 9.11.1998.
Lottery Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 20-Aug-1930 2-Nov-1984 Die has a thin inner ring.
Lottery Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Oct-1976 10-Jun-1986 Known in black: 10.2.1986, 18.2.1986, 28.2.1986 and 10.6.1986.
Lottery Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Dec-1987 16-Jan-1992 Reads: “LOTTERY POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. The 16.1.1992 strike may be a new die without asterisks.
Lottery Modern Single Ring 6-Jun-1996 6-Jun-1996
Lower Buxton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 10-Oct-1959 25-Jul-1961 Known in blue: 30.10.1960 to 12.1.1961.
Lower Buxton Modern Single Ring 4-Dec-1961 4-Dec-1961
Lucea Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 xx-xx-1778 5-Oct-1793
Lucea Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2 14-Jul-1782 5-Oct-1817 A smaller mark than 5060-01.
Lucea Manuscript 29-Nov-1796 A manuscript mark recorded by Proud [1]
Lucea Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 11-Jan-1803 30-Apr-1825
Lucea Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 4-Feb-1810 16-May-1836 Known used in red in 1824 and 1836.
Lucea Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 12-Nov-1838 14-May-1839
Lucea Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 7-Apr-1840 13-Jul-1843
Lucea SL7 xx-xx-1850 xx-xx-1850 “SL7” apparently not defined in Potter!
Lucea Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P6 20-Aug-1850 20-Oct-1862
Lucea Numerical Obliterator. Type - A51 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862
Lucea Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 11-May-1863 17-Jul-1892
Lucea Numerical Obliterator. Type - A49 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1890
Lucea Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 6-Oct-1889 29-Nov-1909
Lucea Double Ring Datestamp 5-Sep-1910 28-Feb-1948 Known used in blue: 23.10.1924 to 13.11.1924.
Lucea Double Ring Datestamp 8-Nov-1925 3-Mar-1957
Lucea Registered Oval Datestamp xx-Apr-1950 11-Sep-1951 Has “REGISTERED” defaced.
Lucea Registered Oval Datestamp 15-May-1954 23-Apr-1994 “REGISTERED” is clear. Used only for registered post.
Lucea Modern Single Ring 26-Aug-1954 20-Jun-1995 One of two dies. “LUCEA” is 11mm long.
Lucea Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 5-Oct-1963 29-May-1990 One of two dies. “LUCEA” is 13mm long. Example seen without year plug.
Lucea Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 28-Sep-1990 4-Dec-1993 Known in violet: 28.9.1990. Copy of a strike 28.9.1990 (51 x 33 mm) reported reading “ULCEA”!).
Lucea Modern Single Ring - 91 10-Nov-1992 23-Oct-2000
Lucky Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 21-Nov-1920 19-Jan-1922 Date line reads: “ .................... 1920”. The “0” was overwritten in manuscript in later years.
Lucky Hill Double Ring Datestamp 31-Jan-1922 31-Aug-1935 Earliest use was in violet.
Lucky Hill Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 18-Jul-1940 12-Jan-1976
Lucky Hill Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 7-Dec-1955 5-Apr-1995
Lucky Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/39 8-Dec-1978 2-Jan-1980 Asterisks are large stars. Known in violet up to 31.1.1979 and in black from 8.8.1979.
Lucky Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 28-Jan-1988 1-May-1995 Known in black: 28.1.1988 and 1.2.1988 otherwise in violet. Reads: “LUCKY HILL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Lucky Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 25-Nov-1955 5-Sep-1956
Lucky Valley Modern Single Ring (* above date) 14-Sep-1956 21-Nov-1988 Strike of 5.10.1965 has year in manuscript.
Lucky Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 28-Jan-1988 28-Jan-1988
Lucky Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 26-Jun-1997 26-Jun-1997
Lumsden TRD-46b? 22-Mar-1958 23-Mar-1959 “TRD-46b” not defined in Potter
Lumsden Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Nov-1958 17-Jan-1981
Lumsden Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jul-1967 29-May-1971 Earliest strike is in black. Earliest violet strike: 22.8.1967
Lydford Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/32 16-Jul-1939 3-Apr-1941
Lydford Birmingham. Type - B2 - with * 5-Feb-1942 30-Mar-1980
Lydford Modern Single Ring (* above date) 29-Dec-1964 7-Nov-1985
Lyssons Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 24-Mar-1959 31-Dec-1959 The “B” of BWI was removed sometime in use.
Lyssons Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-May-1960 29-May-1990 Used in violet up to 6.8.1960.
Lyssons Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 17-Oct-1975 29-Apr-1977 Some strikes are undated.
Lyssons Modern Single Ring - 91 1-Aug-1990 4-May-1995
M.C.C. Tour Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Feb-1968 8-Feb-1968 Reported used from 8th to 17th but only known on the 8th.
Macca Tree emp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Dec-1967 12-Aug-1972 August 1972 strikes are in black. Last known date in violet: 3.1.1972.
Macca Tree Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 3-May-1971 2-Jul-1977 Known in violet until 20.11.1972 and in black from 23.9.1972.
Madras Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 2-Jan-1951 27-Nov-1951 Date in a separate die.
Madras Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 2-Jan-1952 6-Jul-1967
Madras Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) xx-Aug-1968 6-Feb-1974
Madras Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Jul-1981 xx-Jul-1987 Two strikes known. The earler one (1981) is claimed to be smaller than the 1987 strike which measures 61 x 46 mm.
Madras Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j xx-Aug-1998 xx-Aug-1998 Known in violet: 30.8.1991.
Madras Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j xx-xx-1989 xx-xx-1990
Maggotty Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 23-Nov-1907 1-Jul-1908
Maggotty Double Ring Datestamp 15-Oct-1909 8-Jun-1932 Narrow fine lettering but thick rings.
Maggotty Double Ring Datestamp 23-Jan-1935 1-Dec-1965 Stronger lettering with a large “O” but narrower rings.
Maggotty Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 6-Dec-1946 29-May-1992 A proof strike dated May 1945 is in violet.
Maggotty Modern Single Ring (* above date) 7-Jun-1965 7-Aug-1990
Maggotty Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 14-Jan-1991 14-Jan-1991 Reads: “MAGGOTTY POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Maggotty Modern Single Ring - 91 4-Nov-1993 21-Dec-1994
Maggotty Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1? 20-Dec-1905 20-Dec-1905
Maggotty Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 20-Jan-1912 24-Mar-1923
Mahaga Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 16-Apr-1962 17-Dec-1963
Mahaga Modern Single Ring 7-Apr-1964 12-Nov-1994 Late strikes have year plug missing.
Mahoe Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Sep-1966 26-Jun-1968
Mahoe Modern Single Ring - 68 30-Sep-1968 15-Jan-1982
Maidstone Numerical Obliterator. Type - 631 O 5-May-1891 3-Aug-1892 Die formerly used a Medina.
Maidstone Double Ring Datestamp 3-Aug-1892 17-Sep-1951 Refurbished or replaced between 1933 and 1935 when it became 28mm in diameter.
Maidstone Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 29-Jul-1952 6-Jan-1995
Main Ridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 17-Sep-1948 25-Sep-1948 “JAMAICA” is 18 mm long. A die with “JAMAICA:” 21 mm long dated 21.9.1948 appears to have been produced by a philatelic dealer!
Main Ridge TRD-sp xx-xx-1951 24-Dec-1951 Lettering: reverse colour with “MR” in a circle as if from a bag seal. Claimed that thiswas used 10-12 days only?
Main Ridge Birmingham. Type - B1 17-Mar-1952 12-Feb-1968
Main Ridge Modern Single Ring - 68 29-May-1971 3-Jan-1977
Malcolm Square Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 26-Apr-1962 17-Dec-1963
Malcolm Square Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Jul-1964 6-Mar-1968
Malcolm Square Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 25-Mar-1968 18-Feb-1981
Malvern Numerical Obliterator. Type - A50 H 30-Nov-1862 Has been recorded in violet.
Malvern Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P12 29-Oct-1862 19-Oct-1898 Index "A", "C" or "W"
Malvern Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 14-Apr-1898 23-Oct-1901 Dots are Maltese crosses.
Malvern Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 2-Oct-1899 23-Jul-1940 Rings are of about equal weight.
Malvern Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 11-Oct-1926 5-Aug-1943 Reports of use up to 28.9.1970 are probably in error for 5220.06 where letters appears squatter than these narrow ones. No ornaments.
Malvern Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 7-Nov-1932 22-Aug-1973 Squatter looking letters. No ornaments.
Malvern Modern Single Ring (* above date) 14-May-1959 24-Jul-1995 Proud notes two similar dies
Malvern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Jun-1973 18-May-1975 Asterisks at 3 and 8 o’clock.
Malvern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Jan-1974 11-May-1978 Asterisks at 4 and 8 o’clock.
Malvern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Oct-1974 xx-May-1978 Asterisks at 3 and 9 o’clock.
Malvern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-Dec-1974 13-Oct-1975 Asterisks at 4 and 9 o’clock.
Malvern Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Feb-1975 18-Feb-1975 Asterisks at 2 and 9 o’clock.
Manchioneal Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 19-Nov-1803 19-Nov-1803
Manchioneal Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 27-Jan-1822 7-May-1831 Known in red: 28.2.1824 and 13.3.1929.
Manchioneal Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 24-Aug-1832 xx-xx-1838 Earliest strike was albino.
Manchioneal Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 23-Feb-1840 6-Aug-1849 Sent out 1.4.1839.
Manchioneal Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 2-Sep-1859 31-Oct-1892 Uncomfirmed report of a P8 dated 15.7.1859 is possibly this die.
Manchioneal Numerical Obliterator. Type - A52 H 1-Jan-1859 31-Dec-1862 Dates indicate a period of use only.
Manchioneal Numerical Obliterator. Type - A51 H 19-Jan-1864 9-Dec-1887
Manchioneal Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 2-Apr-1890 18-Sep-1901
Manchioneal Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 24-Sep-1901 9-Apr-1932
Manchioneal Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 5-Jan-1922 26-Jun-1935
Manchioneal Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 26-Sep-1935 8-Aug-1953
Manchioneal Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Apr-1952 27-Apr-1955
Manchioneal Birmingham. Type - B3 10-Jan-1954 21-Aug-1959
Manchioneal Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 4-Jan-1960 3-Jul-1995 At least 3 dies. Example: top of “M” to top of “L” = 20.5 mm. “JAMAICA” is 17 mm long
Mandeville Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 12-Aug-1840 xx-xx-1854
Mandeville Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P8 24-Oct-1853 8-Aug-1864
Mandeville Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 31-Dec-1869 26-Sep-1884
Mandeville Numerical Obliterator. Type - A53 H 28-Mar-1859 xx-xx-1862
Mandeville Numerical Obliterator. Type - A52 H 27-Nov-1863 xx-May-1885
Mandeville Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 18-Apr-1885 5-Jan-1920
Mandeville Double Ring Datestamp 7-Feb-1910 19-Oct-1925
Mandeville Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 9-Feb-1915 4-Jan-1929 Appears as a single ring with use.
Mandeville Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 20-Mar-1920 16-Sep-1938
Mandeville Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 29-Jul-1929 26-Jul-1932
Mandeville Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 24-Jan-1930 27-Sep-1944
Mandeville Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 23-Jan-1935 9-Jul-1965
Mandeville Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 23-Jan-1935 16-Oct-1965 Rings of equal weight and well separated. Last "E" of name is lower than the "M".
Mandeville Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 17-Apr-1947 15-Jun-1979 Seen with year plug missing (7.6.1975 & 2.8.1975)
Mandeville Modern Single Ring (with *) 15-Oct-1955 21-Jul-1990
Mandeville Machine M.S.R. 23-Apr-1958 23-Mar-1998 Seven wavy lines or a slogan.
Mandeville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 19-Dec-1967 6-Jul-1979 Known in violet 19.3.1968. Said to have been held together with a rubber band. Later reports may be confusion with 5240.18.
Mandeville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Jan-1978 20-Jul-1981 Known in red 27th and 29th February 1980.
Mandeville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Sep-1985 10-Mar-1986 Differs from 5240.18 by having date as: mm/dd/yyyy.
Mandeville Modern Single Ring - 91 27-Jul-1995 27-Jul-1995
Mandeville Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 27-Jul-1995 11-Dec-1996
Mandeville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 9-Jun-2000 1-Mar-2001
Mandeville No. 2 Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-Feb-1956 4-Dec-2000 Reads: “MANDEVILLE 2”. At least 3 dies. Appears to have been used at the main office during pre-Chirstmas periods, 1996 to 2000.
Mandeville No. 2 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Jul-1978 18-Jul-1980 Reads: “MANDEVILLE 11”. Only known in red after 13.2.1980.
Mango Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 9-Feb-1959 1-Feb-1965 (xx.2.1965).
Mango Valley Modern Single Ring 20-Feb-1960 17-Feb-1989
Mango Valley Modern Single Ring - 91 26-Sep-1991 26-Sep-1991 Reads: “MANGO VALE”.
Mango Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 9-Feb-1959 1-Feb-1965 (xx.2.1965).
Mango Valley Modern Single Ring 20-Feb-1960 17-Feb-1989
Mango Valley Modern Single Ring - 91 26-Sep-1991 26-Sep-1991 Reads: “MANGO VALE”.
March Town Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 7-Oct-1935 5-Dec-1990
Mark Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2*BWI/43a 28-Nov-1957 24-Jan-1958
Mark Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 31-Jul-1958 31-Jul-1972
Mark Hill Modern Single Ring (* above date) 17-Mar-1959 16-Apr-1980
Mark Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 7-Sep-1985 7-Sep-1985 New cancel.
Mark Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2*BWI/43a 28-Nov-1957 24-Jan-1958
Mark Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 31-Jul-1958 31-Jul-1972
Mark Hill Modern Single Ring (* above date) 17-Mar-1959 16-Apr-1980
Mark Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 7-Sep-1985 7-Sep-1985 New cancel.
Marlborough Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 9-Jun-1960 3-Apr-1961 Opening day strikes were in black.
Marlborough Modern Single Ring (with *) 24-Aug-1964 20-Jan-1987
Marlborough Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Aug-1967 24-Aug-1967 An isolated strike?
Marley Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 2-Dec-1954 30-Sep-1955 Cancel was reused 9.6.1960 in violet.
Marley Hill Modern Single Ring (* above date) 10-Oct-1956 20-Feb-1989
Maroon Town Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 30-Sep-1931 22-Dec-1975 Year inserted in manuscript.
Maroon Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/39 2-Aug-1977 17-Feb-1987 Ornaments are large 5 pointed stars. Strike of 17.2.1987 is in blue.
Maroon Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Feb-1986 12-Mar-1989 Ornaments are neat asterisks. Known in black: 4.12.1986 and 13.5.1988.
Maroon Town Modern Single Ring - 91 18-Dec-1991 26-Feb-1993
Martha Brae Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 xx-xx-1784 1-Apr-1792
Martha Brae Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 19-Aug-1968 20-Nov-1970 Known in black: 27.12.1968, 4.1.1969 and 17.5.1969. “JAMAICA” is 26mm long. Example has date inverted.
Martha Brae Modern Single Ring - 68 19-Aug-1968 14-Sep-1971 The 14.9.1971 strike is recorded as violet. The use of both inks on TRD’s suggest a use of black ink.
Martha Brae Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-May-1969 3-Nov-1973 Known in violet to 27.8.1971, then reused in black 13th and 17th March 1973 and 5.10.1973 to 3.11.1973. “JAMAICA” is 24mm long.
Martha Brae Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Jan-1974 13-Jun-1981 Identified by a break in the inner oval under the final “A” of “MARTHA”. "JAMAICA" is 24mm long.
Martha Brae Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Apr-1984 18-Dec-1986
Martha Brae Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 25-Jan-1991 11-Jan-1993 Known in blue 15.4.1992 to 30.10.1992 and 11.1.1993. Reads: “MARTHA BRAE POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Martha Brae Modern Single Ring - 91 1-Mar-1993 29-Nov-1993
Maryland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 11-Oct-1930 21-Nov-1930
Maryland Double Ring Datestamp 25-Sep-1935 11-Feb-1985
Mason Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 25-Dec-1957 11-Jan-1960
Mason Hall Modern Single Ring (with *) 11-Aug-1957 7-Jun-1991
Maverley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37b 29-Sep-1956 11-Sep-1957 Reads: “Maverley Housing Estate / JAMAICA B.W.I.” in upper and lower case serifed lettering.
Maverley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/39a 15-Oct-1956 11-Sep-1957 Has large 5 pointed stars as ornaments, Reads: “MAVERLEY / JAMAICA B.W.I.” .
Maverley Modern Single Ring (* above date) 11-Aug-1957 21-Dec-1980
Mavis Bank Squared Circle. Type - SqC-4 26-Nov-1900 8-Mar-1919
Mavis Bank Double Ring Datestamp 1-Dec-1922 4-Jul-1983 Use apparently reported up to 18.9.1974 (but see ...). Seen as a back stamp to registed covers (2) from Hall’s Delight. Both dated “JL 4” with the “4” inverted. Covers both dated: 4.7.1983.
Mavis Bank Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 14-Aug-1956 22-May-1990
Mavis Bank Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 18-Jun-1965 17-Jun-1994 A slightly larger die usually with an asterisk, but known without.
Mavis Bank Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 30-Aug-1984 30-Aug-1984 Reported also in violet.
May Day Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Apr-1966 20-May-1968
May Day Modern Single Ring - 68 7-Sep-1968 26-Nov-1990 Known in blue: 4.7.1970.
May Hill Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 12-Mar-1820 7-Jun-1833 Under-inked strikes appear as albino.
May Hill Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 7-Jun-1833 1-Nov-1834 Both known strikes appear as nearly albino.
May Hill Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 18-Mar-1840 7-Feb-1862
May Hill Numerical Obliterator. Type - A54 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862
May Hill Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 9-Feb-1860 31-Aug-1883 Reads: “MAY-HILL” with a hyphen.
May Hill Numerical Obliterator. Type - A53 H 20-Jul-1881 31-Aug-1883 Obliterator appears to have been received damaged from Mandeville in October 1862. It was reissued 11.5.1863 and used until transferred to Spur Tree 2.3.1885.
May Pen Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 29-Jun-1877 8-Oct-1898 Reads: “MAY-PEN” with a hyphen. Sent out in 1876.
May Pen Numerical Obliterator. Type - 640 O 29-Jun-1877 27-May-1892 Sent out in 1876.
May Pen Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 28-Oct-1898 15-Dec-1927 “M” is of even width.
May Pen Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 20-Dec-1916 17-Apr-1919 “M” of “MAYPEN” is 2.5mm wide at top and 2mm at the bottom.
May Pen Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 4-Jan-1919 22-Jun-1957 “M” is pinched at bottom. Rings of nearly equal weight.
May Pen Double Ring Datestamp 26-Nov-1932 30-May-1962 “MAYPEN” is 23mm wide and “M” has wide legs.
May Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37b 25-Mar-1955 31-Aug-1955 Office name in lower case. Isssued for “Telegraph use only”.
May Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 29-Mar-1955 29-Mar-1955 Reads: “MAY PEN / JAMAICA B.W.I.”.
May Pen Modern Single Ring (* above date) 10-Oct-1956 19-Oct-2000 At least 4 dies. Distance between “MAY” and “PEN” varying from 2 to 7mm.
May Pen Machine M.S.R. 6-Jan-1959 15-Jun-2000 7 wavy lines or a slogan.
May Pen Modern Single Ring 5-Aug-1975 1-May-1981 Index "A" or an *
May Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 8-Nov-2000 22-Jan-2001 Reads: “MAY PEN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
McField Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 21-Jan-1972 2-Jun-1979 Continued to be used for several years after this in black, but became so distorted as to be unreadable.
McField Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Sep-1986 26-Jan-1987
McField Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 3-May-1989 8-Jun-1994 Reads: “McFIELD POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”. Known in black 8.6.1994.
McNie Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 7-Dec-1957 3-Dec-1958 Reads: “Mc. NIE”
McNie Modern Single Ring (* above date) 13-Jun-1959 17-Aug-1984 Reads: “McNIE”. Seen with date inverted.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 12-Mar-1968 14-Dec-1974 One of three dies issued at opening of the office in 1968 and changed in 1974 (see also 5400.02 and 5400.03). Not known used between 22.5.1970 to 9.3.1974. “*” to “J” is 12mm.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Jun-1970 11-Dec-1975 “*” to “J” is 10mm.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3sp 5-Dec-1972 5-Oct-1974 Reads: “TAKE DELIVERY AT / Meadowbridge Postal Agency”. Upper & lower case in serifed letters.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Oct-1974 28-Oct-1974 “TAKE DELIVERY AT” reported to be in san-serif as opposed to 5400.03.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Dec-1974 19-Mar-1976 Reads: “MEADOW BRIDGE” in two words.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Oct-1974 12-May-1985 Known in blue after FEb 1977. “MEADOWBRIDGE” in one word.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Mar-1978 12-May-1980 Reads: “JAMACIA” in error.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Sep-1976 11-Jun-1981 Known in black 3.9.1976 to 17.5.1978. In violet 21.5.1978 to 1.3.1978 and in red 14.3.1981 to 11.6.1981. Name in two words with a break in the frame line under “A”.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Jan-1982 6-Mar-1989 Name in two words. Known in black 14.10.1988. Very worn and damaged in 1989.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37h 15-Jul-1985 12-Feb-1988 Reads: “MEADOWBRIDGE / POST OFFICE”.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 15-Jul-1985 19-Jan-1993 Reads: “MEADOWBRIDGE POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in blue 8.4.1990 to 13.6.1990
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Jan-1990 6-Jan-1994 Reads: “MEADOWBRDGE” in error. Known in blue up to 28.8.1990. In violet from 8.10.1990 to 18.2.1992 and in black: 1 3.1992.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-May-1990 11-Feb-1994 Reads: “MEADOWBRIDGE / JAMAICA”. Known in blue 4.5.1990 to 7.1.1994. In violet: 15.4.1992 and in black 17.2.1993 to 11.2.1994. Usually has date inverted.
Meadowbridge Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Jul-1990 22-Apr-1993 Most 1993 strikes have an inverted date.
Meadowbridge Modern Single Ring - 91 31-Jan-1991 28-Aug-2000
Mears Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Jan-1967 8-Jun-1968 Reads: ‘ “MEARS” ‘ with quotation marks!
Mears Modern Single Ring - 68 3-Jun-1971 8-Jul-1981 A strike dated 26.10.1972 described as being “murky violet”
Medina Numerical Obliterator. Type - 631 O xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1891 Obliterator was moved to Maidstone in May 1891.
Medina Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 18-Mar-1889 1-May-1891
Medina Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 6-Jul-1988 29-Jan-1992 Reads: “MEDINA POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Medina Modern Single Ring - 91 7-Jun-1993 9-Apr-1999
Medina Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 28-Feb-1994 28-Feb-1994 “1994” was in manuscript.
Mendez Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 18-Feb-1957 18-Mar-1967
Mendez Modern Single Ring (* above date) 9-Jun-1959 14-Sep-1984 Example, on a registered cover, has no year plug. Seen with day in manuscript.
Mendez Modern Single Ring - 68 21-May-1968 24-May-1968 Reads: “MENDES”. Only used for a few days when first issued due to mis-spelling.
Mercury House Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 7-Nov-1961 28-Dec-1964
Mercury House Modern Single Ring (* above date) 11-Jan-1965 8-May-1985
Mercury House Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Jan-1968 27-Feb-1973 Known in black 7.6.1972 and 13.6.1972.
Mercury House Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-May-1977 11-Oct-1984
Mercury House Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Oct-1984 16-Oct-1984 A smaller die with a break in the inner oval below the space between “MERCURY” and “HOUSE”.
Meylersfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37f 20-Sep-1961 21-May-1962 Reads: “Meylersfield Mountain / JAMAICA W.I.” with lower case lettering for agency name.
Meylersfield Modern Single Ring (* above date) 6-Apr-1964 2-Jul-1990 Year plugs often omitted.
Middle Quarters Numerical Obliterator. Type - A82 M xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1892
Middle Quarters Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 16-Sep-1881 14-Jan-1895 Sent out in 1878. KNown used with index letters “AB”, “AC”, “BC”, “CA” and none.
Middle Quarters Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 15-Mar-1894 15-Dec-1915
Middle Quarters Double Ring Datestamp 23-Feb-1916 22-May-1937
Middle Quarters Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 4-Dec-1940 19-Dec-1970
Middle Quarters Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Aug-1961 21-Apr-1990
Middle Quarters Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Apr-1968 7-Feb-1977 “JAMAICA” is 27mm long. Little or no space between “MIDDLE” and “QUARTERS”.
Middle Quarters Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Nov-1976 2-Feb-1987 “JAMAICA” is 21mm long.
Middle Quarters Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Nov-1976 25-Mar-1981
Middle Quarters Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 25-Nov-1987 5-Apr-1990 Reads: “MIDDLE QUARTERS POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Middle Quarters Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 1-Jan-1991 12-Apr-1994 Reads: “MIDDLE QUARTERS P.O. / JAMAICA”.
Middlesex Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 22-Jul-1959 1-Jun-1962 Favour strikes in black known dated 1.9.1964.
Middlesex Modern Single Ring (with *) 10-Jan-1961 22-Aug-1992
Middlesex Modern Single Ring - 68 Reported as issued in 1968 but not known used. Two strikes dated “2 FEB” and “28 FEB” but no year are assumed to be 1995 and may be this die or a new M.S.R. 91.
Mike Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 20-Feb-1959 22-Jul-1959 Reads: “MIKE TOWN / Jamaica”. A favour strike known in black is dated 1.9.1964.
Mike Town Modern Single Ring (with *) 5-Oct-1960 1-Sep-2000
Mile Gully Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 6-Oct-1832 2-Apr-1839 Always under-inked. Often albino.
Mile Gully Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 12-Nov-1833 xx-xx-1839 Always under-inked. Often albino.
Mile Gully Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P9 xx-Feb-1859 4-May-1886 Two 1859 marks are known with an index “O”.
Mile Gully Numerical Obliterator. Type - A55 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862 One dated strike known: 12.7.1859.
Mile Gully Numerical Obliterator. Type - A54 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1864 No dated strikes are known.
Mile Gully Numerical Obliterator. Type - A54 J xx-xx-1865 xx-xx-1885 No dated strikes are known but one strike known in blue. This die was a replacement for “A54” type H, which was lost or damaged beyond repair.
Mile Gully Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 17-Mar-1886 12-Nov-1894
Mile Gully Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 23-Nov-1894 2-Jun-1917
Mile Gully Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 22-Dec-1917 8-Dec-1947
Mile Gully Birmingham. Type - B3 12-Mar-1951 26-Jul-1995 Known with and without asterisk.
Mile Gully Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Jul-1989 7-Jul-1990
Miles Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-Sep-1970 18-Nov-1975
Miles Town Modern Single Ring 2-Mar-1973 30-Jul-1973 Known in violet: 4.8.1973.
Military Post Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 8-Jul-1941 8-Jul-1941 Thought that may be two separate dies.
Milk River Numerical Obliterator. Type - A P xx-xx-1873 xx-xx-1874 Only known on one dated cover: 9.11.1873.
Milk River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P13 9-Nov-1873 9-Nov-1873 Reads: “MILK RIVER” with no Jamaica.
Milk River Numerical Obliterator. Type - 201 O xx-xx-1874 xx-xx-1891
Milk River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 12-Nov-1875 6-Aug-1909
Milk River Double Ring Datestamp 24-Nov-1908 23-Aug-1918
Milk River Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 9-Nov-1923 6-Jun-1961
Milk River Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Oct-1955 9-Feb-2001 At least two dies. 1995 strike is fine and may be a new M.S.R. 91. Seen without year plug: 15.3.1968.
Milk River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 7-Apr-1991 10-Oct-1991 Reads: “MILK RIVER POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Milk River Bath Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 xx-xx-1921 xx-xx-1921 No dated examples known.
Milk River Bath Double Ring Datestamp 29-May-1922 7-Jan-1925 All known strikes in 1922 were in violet. No strikes known in 1923, rest in black.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 11-May-1984 11-May-1984 This is a normal departmental stamp but was used to cancel stamps on this date. Ministry postage does not normally require stamps.
Mitchells Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Feb-1966 10-Jun-1968 Asterisks are low.
Mitchells Hill Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 29-Sep-1970 6-Jun-1979 Reads: “MICHELLS HILL” without the “T”.
Mitchell Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 30-Dec-1960 22-May-1963 A strike dated 23.11.1966 is recorded.
Mitchell Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 5-Jun-1962 22-Aug-1972
Mitchell Town Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 6-Jun-1968 3-May-1990
Mocho Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 1-Oct-1894 19-Oct-1894 “94” is in die.
Mocho Double Ring Datestamp 11-Feb-1895 15-Mar-1928 Known in blue: 23.6.1907.
Mocho Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 xx-Nov-1920 1-Nov-1920 Used when office reopened for a short period.
Mocho Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 11-Aug-1930 11-Aug-1930 Known undated in black.
Mocho Double Ring Datestamp 5-Sep-1931 22-Jul-1955
Mocho Modern Single Ring (* above date) 27-Mar-1956 20-May-1995
Mollison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-Aug-1968 31-Aug-1977 Known in black: 9.8.1973 and 28.11.1973.
Mollison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 30-Sep-1985 24-Feb-1989
Mollison Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Sep-1990 27-Sep-1990 Difference from 5580.01 is unknown?
Mona Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3/45d 8-Dec-1951 8-Dec-1951 This handstamp was borrowed from the University for the first few days until 5590.02 was provided. (See also: “University College” 8640.01).
Mona Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 20-Dec-1951 3-Jun-1952 Later strikes are very distorted.
Mona Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Oct-1952 24-Jul-1956 Two strikes are known in black wich were done as a favour in 1956 but dated: 10.12.1951 and 15.12.1951.
Mona Birmingham. Type - B3 27-Oct-1952 24-Jul-1956 A strike dated 17.2.1973 is recorded.
Mona Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 13-Aug-1956 1-Dec-1994 At least 3 dies.
Mona Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/31 6-Aug-1970 6-Aug-1970 Reads: “DIAMOND JUBILEE / Date / MONA JAMAICA”.
Mona Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 7-Mar-1981 10-Oct-1986 Known in blue: 10.10.1986. Usually date is month/day/year, but known as day/month/year 7.3.1981 and 17.6.1984.
Mona Modern Single Ring - 91 21-Mar-1990 4-May-1995 An unusual type face. Known set up with an asterisk and year reversed.
Mona Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3WI/37 15-Nov-2000 15-Nov-2000 Name in serifed caps, date in sans-serif.
Mona Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI/37je 2-Apr-1998 26-Jun-2000 Reads: “MONA POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Moneague Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4 4-Jun-1821 23-Feb-1836 Two types known
Moneague Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 12-Jun-1840 9-May-1859 Lost or damaged in 1842 but put back in use after the replacement 5600.03 was issued in 1844.
Moneague Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 xx-xx-1844 xx-xx-1959 Only known dated strike is 22.5.1846.
Moneague Numerical Obliterator. Type - A56 H 3-Mar-1859 xx-xx-1862 Later used at Montego Bay
Moneague Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11a 2-Sep-1859 23-Dec-1873
Moneague Numerical Obliterator. Type - A55 H 26-Dec-1862 18-Sep-1898 A dated cover known: 8.5.1873.
Moneague Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11b 3-Feb-1879 9-Aug-1909
Moneague Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 20-Jul-1911 11-Aug-1931 Inner ring is very thin.
Moneague Double Ring Datestamp 28-Jul-1935 2-Jun-1975
Moneague Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 1-Jul-1951 13-Aug-1988
Moneague Birmingham. Type - B3 27-Mar-1961 5-Mar-1993 No asterisk.
Moneague Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 14-Mar-1988 15-Sep-1989
Moneague Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 14-Aug-2000 14-Aug-2000
Mongrave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 8-Nov-1961 xx-Jul-1968
Mongrave Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 11-Sep-1968 6-Sep-1972
Mongrave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Mar-1975 15-Jun-1981 Asterisks are unusually low.
Mongrave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37h 29-Jul-1991 13-Feb-1992 Reads: “MONGRAVE / POSTAL AGENCY”. No Jamaica.
Mongrave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Nov-1992 18-Nov-1992 Has asterisks high.
Mongrave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PAWI/37je 13-Nov-1998 13-Nov-1998 Reads: “MONGRAVE POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Montego Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 12-Sep-1782 3-Sep-1801 Also used as a Ship Letter mark.
Montego Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 29-Mar-1803 3-May-1836 Became available in 1802.
Montego Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 8-Feb-1825 xx-xx-1838 (xx.xx.1838)
Montego Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 8-May-1834 11-Aug-1839
Montego Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 8-Aug-1839 26-May-1859 Issued 1.4.1839. An item dated 8.8.1838 is an error of year.
Montego Bay SL8 24-Sep-1839 17-Aug-1848 Reads: “Montego Bay / SHIP LETTER” in italicised letters surrounded by a rectangular frame
Montego Bay PD 14 30-Oct-1848 23-Jan-1854 A circular frame enclosing “PAID / 8D” using a small high “D” over a full stop. This mark was used on pre-paid letters from Montego Bay to Kingston and Spanish Town.
Montego Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A57 H 4-Mar-1859 23-May-1862
Montego Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11a 2-Sep-1859 30-Aug-1875
Montego Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A56 H xx-Sep-1867 xx-Oct-1867 Used during September and October only. Then went out of circulation.
Montego Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A56 K xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1884
Montego Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11b 19-Oct-1877 31-Mar-1884 Reused in blue 30.12.1902 and 20.1.1904. In black: 2.1.1912.
Montego Bay Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 16-Dec-1884 25-Jun-1902
Montego Bay Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 28-Mar-1894 14-Oct-1912 Known in black, blue and green with transitional shades.
Montego Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 9-Dec-1912 14-Dec-1955
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/27 16-Nov-1914 21-Jul-1915 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY / STREET LETTER BOX” with “14” of date in lower centre. In black after May 1915.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/28 21-Jul-1915 21-Jul-1915 As 5620.16 but with lettering reversed. “STREET LETTER BOX” at top and “MONTEGO BAY” at bottom. Year digits in lower centre changed to “15”.
Montego Bay Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 17-Sep-1915 15-Nov-1954 Reads:. “STREET LETTER BOX / MONTEGO BAY” with dots either side.
Montego Bay Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 28-Feb-1920 19-Sep-1955 Often seen with only “19” of year digits present. Also known with date inverted. Large dots.
Montego Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 29-Aug-1923 6-Apr-1961 Rings are well separated.
Montego Bay Machine M.S.R. 8-Sep-1930 3-Apr-2001 Reads: “JAMAICA W.I.”. Used with seven wavy lines or a slogan. (“BUILD TOURISM”).
Montego Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Jan-1923 31-Aug-1955 Rings are close together. Proud D8.
Montego Bay Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 25-Jan-1951 22-Aug-1969 Known with year plug omitted and remainder of date in year slot.
Montego Bay Modern Single Ring (* above date) 21-Sep-1956 13-Jan-1975 Ten practically identical dies.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 17-Apr-1961 19-Apr-1962
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 13-Mar-1962 13-Mar-1962 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Montego Bay Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 16-Jun-1962 28-Jun-1990 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY (I)”. Six practically identical dies were issued. Seen also with asterisk: 2.3.1984.
Montego Bay Machine M.S.R. 8-Dec-1966 8-Sep-1995 Reads: “JAMAICA”. No W.I.
Montego Bay Modern Single Ring - 68 1-Mar-1969 1-Aug-1980 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY NO. 1.” With a full stop after “NO” and “1”. (xx.8.1980).
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Sep-1975 21-Feb-1979 Used in black up to end of 1975, then in violet. Reads: “MONTEGO BAY No 1 / JAMAICA”. Also known in red 11.7.1978 and in blue 18.8.1978 and 23.10.1978.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 9-Sep-1977 28-Sep-1987 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY 1 / JAMAICA”. Not known in violet after 4.8.1982.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Apr-1983 22-Sep-1983 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY / JAMAICA”.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*MR/37g 21-Dec-1985 8-Jan-1990 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY | MAIL ROOM / JAMAICA”.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 14-Jun-1989 15-Aug-1991 Known in blue: 1.9.1989 to 18.9.1989.
Montego Bay Modern Single Ring - 91 30-Mar-1990 19-Jun-1996 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY No 1 / JAMAICA” with letters “No” introduced and no full stops.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*MS/37g 18-Apr-1991 18-Apr-1991 Reads: “Montego Bay | Mail Services / JAMAICA”
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 28-May-1993 31-May-1993 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY | POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Montego Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 7-Sep-2000 7-Sep-2000 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Montego Bay No. 2 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 17-Apr-1961 10-Jan-1963 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY / JAMAICA W.I.” and “No 2” above the date but inside the inner oval.
Montego Bay No. 2 Modern Single Ring (* above date) 15-Jun-1962 6-Jul-1992 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY (2)”. Seen without year plug. Strike of 5.6.1976 has index letter “C” above date.
Montego Bay No. 2 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 2-Jan-1991 2-Jan-1991 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY 2 POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Montego Bay No. 2 Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Feb-1998 18-Jun-1998 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY No. 2 / JAMAICA”. EKD strike was in blue.
Montego Bay No. 2 Modern Single Ring 7-Sep-2000 7-Sep-2000 Reads: “MONTEGO BAY NO 2 ”.
Montego Bay Airport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Sep-1968 13-Sep-1968 Reads: “Received at / MONTEGO BAY AIRPORT”. Only one example known and may be a proof mark.
Montego Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 24-Oct-1901 6-Dec-1912 Known in red 12.8.1905 and 24.3.1906.
Montego Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 5-Aug-1910 18-Mar-1924
Montego Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S4 10-May-1923 15-Mar-1924
Montpelier Numerical Obliterator. Type - A58 H Issued 1.3.1859 and office closed in 1860. Not known used.
Montpelier Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P10 Issued but not known used.
Montpelier Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 20-Aug-1895 xx-Dec-1895 Issued for reopening of office.
Montpelier Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 3-Jan-1896 11-Jan-1916
Montpelier Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 11-Apr-1922 15-Mar-1967
Montpelier Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 7-Sep-1938 1-May-1972
Montpelier Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 1-Sep-1958 23-Oct-1984
Montpelier Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 10-Oct-1901 12-Dec-1902
Montpelier Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 xx-Dec-1913 1-Sep-1924
Montreal Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-Apr-1954 1-Jul-1954 Date is on a separate handstamp.
Montreal Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 1-Jul-1954 6-Apr-1990 Early strikes only in violet.
Moore Town Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 16-Jun-1897 26-Aug-1926
Moore Town Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 25-Nov-1931 5-Nov-1984
Moore Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Jun-1968 18-Jun-1968
Moore Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/39 13-Jun-1968 21-Mar-1979 With large stars instead of asterisks. 13.6.1968 was in black.
Moores Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 3-Aug-1961 21-Nov-1965 Reads: “MOORE’S” with an apostrophe.
Moores Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Feb-1967 xx-May-1968 Reads: “MOORES” without an apostrophe.
Moores Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 18-May-1968 27-Jun-1977 Some early strikes in violet.
Morant Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 2-Nov-1773 2-Nov-1773
Morant Bay Manuscript 1-Oct-1779 Manuscript mark recorded by Proud [1]. Not listed in Potter.
Morant Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 4-May-1806 5-Jul-1820
Morant Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 8-Feb-1825 14-Feb-1830 Under-inked.
Morant Bay Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 18-Dec-1833 15-Aug-1837 Under-inked.
Morant Bay SL-8 16-May-1834 16-May-1834
Morant Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 25-Aug-1841 24-Oct-1862 Issued 1.4.1839. Known accompanied by a “PAID” handstamp (PD11).
Morant Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A59 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1862
Morant Bay Numerical Obliterator. Type - A57 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1888
Morant Bay Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 24-Oct-1869 10-Mar-1894
Morant Bay Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 12-Mar-1894 27-Mar-1912
Morant Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 10-Jan-1913 29-Oct-1938 Thin inner ring.
Morant Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 26-Jan-1916 19-Oct-1929 Widely separated rings.
Morant Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 10-Oct-1938 2-Apr-1962 Late strikes are distorted.
Morant Bay Birmingham. Type - B3 19-May-1953 10-May-1956
Morant Bay Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 21-Nov-1956 12-Mar-2001 At least six dies issued.
Moravia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 11-Aug-1930 21-Nov-1930 Date usually added in manuscript in blue crayon.
Moravia Double Ring Datestamp 5-Mar-1931 17-Mar-1980
Moravia Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37h 6-Apr-1988 20-Feb-1995 Reads: “MORAVIA / POSTAL AGENCY”.
Morgans Forest Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-Apr-1966 16-May-1968
Morgans Forest Modern Single Ring - 68 25-Jan-1970 17-Apr-1973 Probably issued in 1968.
Morgans Pass Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 17-Apr-1946 23-Dec-1946
Morgans Pass Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 13-Dec-1946 15-Feb-1989 Reads: “MORGAN’S PASS” with an apostrophe. Ink changed from violet to black in February 1948.
Mount Airy Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/35 2-Dec-1949 23-Nov-1953
Mount Airy Birmingham. Type - B3 29-Oct-1954 30-Aug-1989
Mount Charles Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 27-Jul-1877 22-Apr-1884 Issued in 1874.
Mount Charles Numerical Obliterator. Type - A80 K xx-xx-1880 xx-xx-1884 Normal sized figures.
Mount Charles Numerical Obliterator. Type - A80 K xx-xx-1884 xx-xx-1884 Much larger than normal lettering.
Mount Edgecombe Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 16-Feb-1967 5-Mar-1968
Mount Edgecombe Modern Single Ring 24-Feb-1989 13-Mar-1989 Reads: “MT. EDGECOMBE / JAMAICA
Mount Felix Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 11-Dec-1957 28-Feb-1958
Mount Felix Modern Single Ring (* above date) 28-May-1958 24-Dec-1980 Change from violet to black in FEbruary 1959.
Mount Horeb Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 27-Nov-1968 27-Nov-1968
Mount Horeb Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 7-Feb-1929 23-Apr-1987 Thin inner ring fades with use. Known in violet 8.1.1974. Example on a registered cover lacks year plug.
Mount Horeb Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 5-May-1982 17-Jun-1985 Known in black 31.4.1984 to 17.6.1985.
Mount Horeb Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 28-Oct-1987 17-Jun-1995 Known in black from 19.4.1991 to 17.6.1995. Later strikes are very distorted.
Mount Horeb Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Oct-1997 10-Aug-1998 Die started measuring 56 x 34 mm and finished measuring 60 x 42 mm. May be two dies.
Mount Industry Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37g 5-Apr-1948 13-Apr-1948 Reads: “Mount Industry / JAMAICA”.
Mount Industry Birmingham. Type - B1 6-Sep-1949 25-Jul-1984 Known in violet from March 1974 to July 1975. Example on a 1964 registered cover has no year plug.
Mount James Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 22-Jan-1921 19-Aug-1921 Die originally contained the digits “1920” but thisa was changed in manuscript.
Mount James Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 20-Jul-1921 20-Jul-1921 Identical with 5810.01 but digits in die changed to “1921”.
Mount James Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 2-Apr-1927 3-Nov-1981 Both rings are thin. Seen without year plug on registered cover 8.1.1968, 5.6.1968 & 10.6.1968.
Mount Lebanus Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Apr-1964 10-Dec-1964
Mount Lebanus Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 29-Dec-1964 4-Sep-1989 Known in blue: 4.3.1968. LKD on a registered cover, forwarded through Trinityville, has no year plug.
Mount Moreland Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37g 8-Nov-1947 10-Dec-1947 Reads: “Mount Moreland / JAMAICA”.
Mount Moreland Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 19-Apr-1948 14-Aug-1990
Mount Moriah (St. Ann) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Feb-1964 23-May-1968 A record of 23.1.1963 is before date of opening!
Mount Moriah (St. Ann) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 21-Jan-1969 xx-Jun-xxxx LKD had only “JUN” in date plugs but was posted in 1990. **
Mount Moriah (Hanover) Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 21-Nov-1894 28-Nov-1894
Mount Moriah (Hanover) Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 4-Jan-1895 17-Oct-1900
Mount Peace Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 22-Apr-1961 6-Jul-1961
Mount Peace Modern Single Ring 25-Oct-1962 1-Mar-1978
Mount Peto Double Ring Datestamp 2-Aug-1939 24-Feb-1959
Mount Peto Modern Single Ring (* above date) 31-Oct-1955 21-Aug-1996
Mount Peto Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Jan-1982 13-Jan-1982
Mount Pleasant Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2+dnt/42b 4-Jan-1947 24-Feb-1948
Mount Pleasant Birmingham. Type - B1 17-Apr-1948 2-Mar-1968 Known in violet up to 6.6.1951.
Mount Pleasant Modern Single Ring - 68 13-Jul-1968 7-Feb-1989
Mount Providence Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 20-Feb-1964 1-Dec-1964
Mount Providence Modern Single Ring (* above date) 2-Mar-1965 14-Jun-1982
Mount Regale Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/16 xx-xx-1911 11-Mar-1914 “1911” in die.
Mount Regale Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 14-Oct-1916 21-Jul-1936
Mount Regale Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 30-Apr-1940 28-Aug-1951 Issued in July 1939.
Mount Regale Birmingham. Type - B3 2-Dec-1957 2-Feb-1968 Issued in January 1954. Known with and without an asterisk. Example on a registered cover has no year plug and day inserted in manuscript.
Mount Regale Modern Single Ring - 68 12-Aug-1968 29-Nov-1991
Mount Rosser Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 23-May-1960 10-Jul-1962 Reads: “MT. ROSSER”.
Mount Rosser Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Nov-1962 27-Apr-1983 Reads: “MT. ROSSER”.
Mount Rosser Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 21-Jan-1997 17-Aug-1998
Mount Salem Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 10-Aug-1961 6-Jan-1965 Reads: “MT. SALEM / JAMAICA W.I.”. Used in violet until December 1962 and then in black.
Mount Salem Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 27-Jul-1963 16-Aug-1977
Mount Salem Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 30-Aug-1977 8-Apr-1983 Reads: “MOUNT SALEM / JAMAICA”. Known used in black 9.3.1980 to 29.1.1981. Otherwise in violet.
Mount Salem Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Aug-1985 2-Sep-1987 Reads: “MOUNT SALEM / POST OFFICE” without Jamaica.
Mount Salem Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 2-Sep-1987 2-Sep-1987 Reads: “MT SALEM POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Mount Salus Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 11-Dec-1954 30-Sep-1955 Reads: “MT. SALUS / JAMAICA B.W.I.”.
Mount Salus Modern Single Ring (* above date) 27-Mar-1956 11-Jul-1979 Known in violet: 28.5.1956.
Mount Salus Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-May-1985 22-Apr-1991
Mount Vernon Birmingham. Type - B4 18-Dec-1954 30-May-1979 Known with and without an asterisk.
Mount Waddy Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 18-Jan-1958 1-Sep-1958 Reused in black 2.6.1964 and 27.11.1964. Might be a new die.
Mount Waddy Modern Single Ring 14-Jan-1960 27-Jun-1979
Mount Zion Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 7-May-1960 13-Apr-1961 Known reused in black 1.1.1965.
Mount Zion Modern Single Ring (* above date) Not known used.
Mount Zion Modern Single Ring (* above date) 26-Jul-1961 13-Dec-1995 Used in 1995 without year plug.
Mountainside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 13-Nov-1896 xx-Dec-1896 Name in two words.
Mountainside Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 19-Feb-1897 10-May-1933
Mountainside Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 20-Sep-1935 26-Jun-1991
Mountainside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 24-Jul-1974 7-Mar-1977 Asterisks lower than date line.
Mountainside Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Jan-1975 11-Aug-1981 Probably two dies one of which appears to have a space between “MOUNTAIN” and “SIDE”.
Mountainside Modern Single Ring - 91 27-May-1992 12-Nov-1993
Muir House Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Feb-1946 4-Nov-1946
Muir House Birmingham. Type - B1 13-Dec-1946 15-Mar-1968
Muir House Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 17-Nov-1967 17-Nov-1967 Reads: “MUIRHOUSE” as one word and may be of philatelic origin!
Muir House Modern Single Ring - 68 2-Mar-1970 29-Apr-1976 Known in violet: 19.6.1972.
Muirton Pen Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 1-Feb-1963 9-May-1968
Muirton Pen Modern Single Ring - 68 23-Aug-1968 xx-Jul-1990
Mulgrave Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38 22-Jun-1951 27-Nov-1951
Mulgrave Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 30-Oct-1952 15-Mar-1990
Munro College Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/22 25-Aug-1923 17-Dec-1923 Date line reads: “_________________ 192___”.
Munro College Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/25 8-Jan-1924 23-Jun-1924 Date line reads: “ ...................... 192 ....... ”. Office name is 3mm high.
Munro College Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/sp 23-Jun-1924 27-Aug-1924 Larger lettering. Not listed by Proud!
Munro College Double Ring Datestamp 4-Dec-1924 24-Mar-1979 Known in blue: 4.6.1979.
Munro College Modern Single Ring (* above date) 17-Oct-1955 17-Feb-1995
Munro College Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 27-Aug-1980 xx-xx-1987 Early strikes up to April 1981 tend to be more violet in shade. Known in black: 8.6.1984
Murray's Piece Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 8-Oct-1959 2-Dec-1959
Murray's Piece Modern Single Ring 16-Feb-1960 xx-xx-1963
Myers Wharf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/17 23-Dec-1915 30-Nov-1916 Date in manuscript or absent.
Myers Wharf Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 15-Dec-1916 1-Dec-1969 A 4 digit year. Reads: “MYERS’ WHARF” with an apostrophe.
Myers Wharf Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 1-Oct-1927 27-Aug-1957 A 2 digit year.
Myers Wharf Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 20-Dec-1956 28-Sep-1979 At least 4 dies with very minor differences.
Myers Wharf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Jan-1980 11-Aug-1984 Reads: “MYRES WHARF” in error.
Myers Wharf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Sep-1980 29-Mar-1985 Reads: “MYERS WHARF” correctly. Date is day/month/year with no breaks in inner oval.
Myers Wharf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Apr-1984 22-Dec-1986 Reads: “JAMACA” in error.
Myers Wharf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Apr-1986 10-Mar-1998 Date is month/day/year and there is a break in the inner oval between “M” and “A” of JAMAICA.
Myers Wharf Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 29-Oct-1987 4-Jun-1993 Reads: “MYERS WHARF POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Known in blue: 2.10.1990.
Myersville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 28-Jun-1897 4-Oct-1897
Myersville Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 29-Oct-1897 1-May-1931
Myersville Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 27-Apr-1936 27-Apr-1956
Myersville Birmingham. Type - B3 4-Mar-1953 26-Jan-1990 No asterisk.
Myrtle Bank Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/10 20-Jan-1901 24-Feb-1904 Date line reads: “...................... 1901”.
Myrtle Bank Double Ring Datestamp 27-Aug-1902 12-Jan-1907
Myrtle Bank Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 28-Feb-1910 9-May-1910
Myrtle Bank Double Ring Datestamp xx-Jan-1912 15-Aug-1930 Rings are well separated.
Myrtle Bank Double Ring Datestamp 24-Oct-1921 8-Nov-1956 Rings are close together.
Myrtle Bank Modern Single Ring (* above date) 6-Jan-1955 27-Nov-1968 Two dies. May be same dies reused after relocation. See 6050.11.
Myrtle Bank Temporary steel datestamp 15-Dec-1956 25-Oct-1957 A temporary skeletal steel die made up from loose plugs.
Myrtle Bank Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Feb-1968 10-Feb-1968 May be same handstamp used again after relocation. See 6050.09.
Myrtle Bank Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-May-1970 13-Oct-1971 Has a comma after the name. Late strikes show signs of elastic band being used to hold die together.
Myrtle Bank Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 29-Dec-1971 26-Jan-1972
Myrtle Bank Modern Single Ring 7-Mar-1972 13-May-1985 Example with index “B”
Nain Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 7-Dec-1934 30-Apr-1978
Nain Modern Single Ring 19-Jul-1971 23-Nov-1984
Nain Modern Single Ring - 91 25-Oct-1990 28-Oct-1992
National Stadium Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 11-Aug-1962 23-Aug-1962 Reads: “NATIONAL STADIUM / JAMAICA W.I.”
National Stadium Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/39sp 4-Aug-1966 4-Aug-1966 Reads: “B. E. & C. G. NATIONAL STADIUM P.O. / JAMAICA” with large half shaded 5 pointed stars. Used for FDC’s of British Empire and Commonwealth Games.
Negril Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 30-Oct-1894 21-May-1895
Negril Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 18-Dec-1895 26-Jun-1913
Negril Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 6-Oct-1915 11-Sep-1937
Negril Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 14-Aug-1939 6-Oct-1963
Negril Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Feb-1957 14-Sep-1990
Negril Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 23-Apr-1985 4-Dec-1989 Known in black up to July 1985.
Negril Modern Single Ring - 91 20-Sep-1991 13-Feb-1995 Both with and without an asterisk.
Negril Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 2-Apr-1996 8-Sep-2000 Reads: “NEGRIL P.O. / JAMAICA”. Was distorted by September 2000.
Negril Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 6-Nov-2000 6-Nov-2000 Reads: “NEGRIL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA, W.I.”.
New Baalbec Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-May-1984 21-Oct-1994 Known in black: 19.8.1991.
New Forest Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 13-Dec-1956 27-Nov-1957 “NEW FOREST” is 24mm long.
New Forest Modern Single Ring (* below date) 20-Oct-1958 20-Nov-1995 Used in violet on first day.
New Forest Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-May-1967 9-Jan-1969 “NEW FOREST” is 34mm long. Known in black up to 22.5.1968 and in violet from 5.6.1967.
New Forest Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 27-Oct-1967 26-Nov-1968 “NEW FOREST” is 27mm long. “JAMAICA” is followed by B.W.I. (5 years after independence!). May be philatelic.
New Green Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/40 28-Feb-1947 15-Mar-1948 Name is in oblique sans-serif caps and “JAMAICA” is in narrow upright sans-serif caps.
New Green Birmingham. Type - B1 2-Jul-1948 xx-May-1990 First day strikes were in violet.
New Green Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Jul-1967 22-Jul-1967
New Longville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 10-Nov-1960 20-Mar-1961
New Longville Modern Single Ring 7-Jul-1962 6-Jun-1984 Known used in violet up to 11.8.1962 and in black from 21.3.1965. Without asterisk.
New Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Nov-1968 30-Nov-1970
New Town Modern Single Ring 7-Apr-1971 8-Jul-1971
New Works Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2*BWI/36d 7-Dec-1956 21-Oct-1957
New Works Modern Single Ring (* above date) 26-Dec-1957 6-Jan-1968 Used in violet up to 14.4.1958 and in black from 21.10.1958.
New Works Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 2-Jul-1990 2-Jul-1990 Reads: “NEW WORKS POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
New Yarmouth Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 5-Dec-1974 30-Aug-1977
Newcastle Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 15-Mar-1902 xx-Mar-1932
Newcastle Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 5-Sep-1936 23-Jul-1987
Newmarket Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 16-Jan-1869 7-Oct-1898
Newmarket Numerical Obliterator. Type - E06 K xx-xx-1869 xx-xx-1898 Known on dated covers 9.5.1876 to 25.5.1887.
Newmarket Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 14-Oct-1898 2-Dec-1935
Newmarket Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 2-Jan-1939 29-Mar-1957
Newmarket Birmingham. Type - B3 16-Feb-1955 8-Feb-1991 Known both with and without an asterisk.
Newmarket Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Dec-1964 6-Sep-1980 Probably more than one die.
Newmarket Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Dec-1983 16-Jan-1986 “NEWMARKET” in one word.
Newmarket Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Jan-1984 16-Jul-1986 “NEW MARKET” in two words.
Newmarket Modern Single Ring - 91 1-Jun-1992 23-Nov-1994 Reads: “NEW MARKET” in two words.No year plug in 1994.
Newport Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P12 3-Mar-1863 12-Oct-1908 Sent out 29.10.1862.
Newport Numerical Obliterator. Type - A59 H xx-xx-1862 xx-xx-1892 Known on dated covers: 3.3.1863 to 3.12.1883.
Newport Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 21-Nov-1902 11-Nov-1914 “NEW PORT” in two words.
Newport Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 11-Nov-1914 2-Jan-1939 “NEWPORT” as one word.
Newport Double Ring Datestamp 13-Apr-1938 30-May-1990
Newport Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Dec-1964 13-Feb-1995
Newton emp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 15-Mar-1946 26-Nov-1946 Date is in small (2mm) letters.
Newton Birmingham. Type - B1 15-Mar-1948 9-Feb-1966 Known used in violet December 1946 to November 1947.
Newton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 6-Jun-1960 7-Nov-1961
Newton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 13-Feb-1961 16-Oct-1962
Newton Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Jan-1964 16-Feb-1968
Newton Modern Single Ring (* above date) 2-Apr-1965 7-Sep-1992
Niagara Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37b 11-Nov-1955 23-Apr-1956 Reads: “Niagara / JAMAICA”.??
Niagara Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 19-Nov-1955 13-Jul-1956 Asterisks are very low.
Niagara Modern Single Ring (* above date) 8-Oct-1956 4-Apr-1979 Known used in black up to 26.8.1971 and in violet from 9.12.1971.
Niagara Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Dec-1982 25-Apr-1990 Only known used in black after 3.10.1988.
Niagara Modern Single Ring - 91 24-Apr-1991 24-Apr-1991
Nine Turns Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/40 14-Mar-1947 13-Apr-1948
Nine Turns Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 4-Feb-1948 5-Feb-1990 Known used in violet up to 25.4.1949.
Norman Manley Airport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 19-Dec-1972 18-Dec-1986 Reads: “NORMAN MANLEY / JAMAICA”. Known to be two dies the latter one wider spread “NORMAN MANLEY” and a closer “JAMAICA”. Use overlaps in the period 1973 - 1981.
Norman Manley Airport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/sp xx-Dec-1972 29-Jul-1987 Reads: “NORMAN MANLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT”.
Norman Manley Airport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/sp 20-May-1990 4-Jan-1996 Reads: "RECEIVED AT / Norman Manley International Airport".
Norman Manley Airport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/sp 29-Jul-1987 27-Nov-1990 Reads: “NORMAN MANLEY / POSTAL AGENCY JAMAICA”. Known in violet in 1987 and in blue in 1989 and 1990.
Norman Manley Airport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 20-May-1990 4-Jan-1996 Reads: “NORMAN MANLEY POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA”.
Norman Manley Airport Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PAWI/37je 11-Aug-1998 1-Nov-2000 Reads: “NORMAN MANLEY POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Norris Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37d 13-Dec-1958 21-Nov-1959
Norris Modern Single Ring 14-May-1959 8-Oct-1984 Only known used in violet up to 20.10.1960.
Norwich Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Mar-1965 11-Apr-1968
Norwich Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 20-Nov-1968 1-Nov-1985
Nutfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 28-Sep-1961 11-Jun-1963
Nutfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Sep-1963 14-Feb-1965 Known used in black during September and October 1964 leading to distortion of the die.
Nutfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Mar-1964 14-Feb-1965
Nutfield Modern Single Ring (* above date) 3-Jan-1965 14-Oct-1983 Known used in violet 18.6.1976 to 29.10.1976.
O'Meally Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 3-Jun-1966 29-Apr-1968
O'Meally Modern Single Ring - 68 (with *) 20-Jul-1968 24-Feb-1989 Example has date inverted and without year plug.
Ocho Rios Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 3-Oct-1836 3-Oct-1836
Ocho Rios Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b xx-xx-1836 xx-xx-1836 One undated example known from 1836.
Ocho Rios Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 28-Aug-1841 31-May-1843 Sent out: 1.4.1839.
Ocho Rios Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 xx-Apr-1843 22-May-1859 Reads: “ “OCHO-RIOS” “ with inner quotation marks and a hyphen, but no JAMAICA.
Ocho Rios Numerical Obliterator. Type - A60 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1873 Known on dated covers 8.3.1859 to 7.9.1871.
Ocho Rios Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 16-May-1859 28-Apr-1930
Ocho Rios Numerical Obliterator. Type - A60 M xx-xx-1874 xx-xx-1887 Known on dated covers 8.3.1859 to 30.8.1887.
Ocho Rios Double Ring Datestamp 16-May-1932 13-Mar-1951 Die was refurbished in the 1940s slightly changing dimensions
Ocho Rios Birmingham. Type - B3a 5-May-1946 10-Nov-1962 Space between “OCHO” and “RIOS” is 2mm. Known both with and without an asterisk.
Ocho Rios Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 24-Dec-1951 8-Oct-1991 Space between “OCHO” and “RIOS” is 5mm. Only known with an asterisk.
Ocho Rios Birmingham. Type - B3c 18-Feb-1952 14-May-1990 Space between “OCHO” and “RIOS” is 4mm. No asterisk.
Ocho Rios Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Oct-1955 29-Jun-1979 “OCHO RIOS” = 18 mm, “JAMAICA” = 17mm.
Ocho Rios Machine M.S.R. 21-Oct-1960 6-May-1970 No “W.I.” after JAMAICA. Known with and without slogans.
Ocho Rios Modern Single Ring (* above date) 10-Aug-1965 16-Feb-1990 “OCHO RIOS” = 17 mm. “JAMAICA” = 14 mm. EKD from D. Horry.
Ocho Rios Machine M.S.R. xx-Feb-1973 26-Jun-1995 Reads: “JAMAICA W.I.”. Known with and without slogans.
Ocho Rios Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 13-Jun-1978 6-Mar-1987 Strikes known in black during 1984 and also 6.3.1987.
Ocho Rios Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 26-Feb-1982 26-Feb-1982 A smaller die than 6290.16 which records may include some of these strikes.
Ocho Rios Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 2-Sep-1982 8-May-1986 Known used in violet for first two years, then changed through blue to black with shades in between.
Ocho Rios Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 20-Sep-1988 27-Oct-1992 Known used in violet during 1988. In red during 1989 and then back to violet in April 1990 through purple in September 1990 to blue in September 1991 and January 1992. Back to violet in October 1992.
Ocho Rios Modern Single Ring - 91 20-Jul-1990 28-Mar-2001 No asterisk.
Ocho Rios Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 15-Aug-1997 10-Nov-1997 Reads: “OCHO RIOS / JAMAICA”.
Ocho Rios Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 13-Mar-2001 13-Mar-2001 Reads: “OCHO RIOS POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Old Bottom Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 22-May-1961 22-Nov-1961
Old Bottom Modern Single Ring 24-Aug-1963 24-Aug-1988
Old Bottom Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 22-Feb-1988 15-Nov-1989 Early strikes only known in black.
Old Bottom Modern Single Ring - 91 31-Oct-1994 31-Oct-1994 An example seen with an asterisk but no year plug.
Old England Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 12-Jun-1897 13-Jun-1898 “97” at end of date line.
Old England Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 9-Feb-1898 9-Apr-1900
Old England Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 5-Sep-1921 9-Dec-1921 “1921” at end of dateline.
Old England Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 20-Dec-1923 21-Aug-1975 Known in blue 14.2.1932.
Old England Modern Single Ring 17-Jul-1967 5-May-1993
Old Harbour Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4 Two dies issued but neither are known used.
Old Harbour Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 5-Feb-1842 8-Nov-1854 Reads: “OLD-HARBOUR” with a hyphen.
Old Harbour Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P8 xx-Mar-1859 31-Oct-1865 Sent out 25.11.1856. Has name hyphenated.
Old Harbour Numerical Obliterator. Type - A61 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1882 Known on dated covers 8.11.1864 to 6.11.1873.
Old Harbour Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 9-May-1867 8-Nov-1882 Brought into use in 1863.
Old Harbour Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 10-Mar-1883 2-Dec-1908
Old Harbour Double Ring Datestamp 6-Apr-1910 4-Dec-1928
Old Harbour Double Ring Datestamp 6-Mar-1926 8-Mar-1933
Old Harbour Double Ring Datestamp 1-Jul-1930 14-Mar-1972 Has very round “O”s. May be more than one die.
Old Harbour Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 23-Oct-1935 4-Oct-1990
Old Harbour Modern Single Ring (* above date) 4-Nov-1957 22-Jan-1991 Three dies are known.
Old Harbour Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Aug-1971 27-Apr-1979 Known in black to 17.8.1971 and in violet from 10.12.1972.
Old Harbour Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Nov-1973 19-May-1975 Break in inner oval.
Old Harbour Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 11-Apr-1974 23-Sep-1976 Both asterisks are level with centre of date.
Old Harbour Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 14-Jul-1988 29-Mar-1989 Reads: “OLD HARBOUR POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” in 2mm high letters.
Old Harbour Modern Single Ring - 91 5-Feb-1991 21-Feb-1995
Old Harbour Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI/37je 3-Nov-1998 1-Mar-2001 Reads: “OLD HARBOUR POST OFFICE / JAMAICA W.I.”.
Old Harbour Modern Single Ring 22-Jan-2001 22-Feb-2001 Appears to be a new type with small 2mm date digits.
Old Harbour Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/21 27-Apr-1921 19-Jun-1922 “1921” at end of dateline.
Old Harbour Bay Double Ring Datestamp 1-May-1922 13-Mar-1964 1.5.1922 and several other early undated strikes were in violet.
Old Harbour Bay Modern Single Ring (* above date) 27-May-1963 26-May-1986
Old Harbour Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-May-1964 24-Mar-1973 Several strikes known in black during August 1971 and also 30.5.1972.
Old Harbour Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 22-Jun-1985 22-Jun-1985
Old Harbour Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 3-Feb-1902 17-Dec-1912
Old Harbour Station Railway Cancel. Type - S2 11-Feb-1903 1-Sep-1908
Old Harbour Station Railway Cancel. Type - S2 23-May-1914 30-Dec-1924
Old Hope Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*TWI/37d 28-Mar-1959 16-Jan-1961 At least two strikes known dated 1964 but appear to be favour strikes.
Old Hope Modern Single Ring 24-Feb-1965 13-Oct-1972 Known in violet from 30.5.1960 to 20.10.1962.
Old Hope Modern Single Ring - 68 25-May-1968 31-May-1985
Old Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 2-Aug-1957 30-Dec-1958 Without asterisks.
Old Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37c 24-Mar-1959 3-Sep-1962 Reads: “Old Mountain / Jamaica”. Started in violet and then went to red and black - to red again then back to violet with intermediate shades. LKD strike was in red and so distorted that “Old Mtn” was added in manuscript.
Old Mountain Modern Single Ring 14-Apr-1963 14-Dec-1984 All known violet strikes are between 9.10.1963 and 30.7.1964.
Oracabessa Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 2-Feb-1882 29-May-1911
Oracabessa Double Ring Datestamp 30-Dec-1911 30-Oct-1935 Wider rings.
Oracabessa Double Ring Datestamp 13-Oct-1935 3-Aug-1956 Finer rings.
Oracabessa Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Oct-1955 17-May-1995
Orange Bay Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 30-Apr-1899 3-Nov-1899
Orange Bay Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 25-Oct-1899 1-Jul-1919
Orange Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 27-Jun-1921 12-Apr-1928
Orange Bay Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 24-Jun-1939 9-Jul-1990 LKD strike has year added in manuscript (as do strikes of 10.10.1988 and 12.3.1990).
Orange Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 27-Aug-1902 17-Oct-1912
Orange Bay Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 20-Mar-1914 3-Apr-1924
Orange Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 29-Apr-1964 10-May-1968 The lastest date is the same as the Orangefield (6410.01) latest date!
Orange Hill Modern Single Ring 30-Mar-1965 2-Oct-1987 A report of 18.12.1964 appears to be a proof strike. Registered example is without year plug.
Orangefield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Feb-1966 10-May-1968
Orangefield Modern Single Ring - 68 25-Apr-1969 8-Mar-1996 A strike dated 16.2.1991 apprently used from temporary premises.
Osborne Store Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 9-Oct-1931 27-Feb-1995 Seen without year plug.
Oxford Street Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 18-Nov-1960 21-Apr-1962
Oxford Street Modern Single Ring (* above date) 18-Jun-1962 24-Jul-1989 LKD strike has second digit of year added in manuscript. Seen without year plug 10.7.1975).
Padmore Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Oct-1952 18-Sep-1954 Date stamp is on a separate die.
Padmore Birmingham. Type - B3 2-Sep-1954 4-Nov-1980 Both with and without an asterisk.
Padmore Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 3-Feb-1988 22-Mar-1993 Lettering is 2mm high.
Padmore Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PA/41j 22-Mar-1993 13-Jun-1995 Slightly larger lettering than 6440.03.
Paisley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Apr-1964 16-Dec-1964
Paisley Modern Single Ring (with *) 1-Mar-1965 28-Nov-1967
Paisley Modern Single Ring - 68 28-Jul-1968 11-Apr-1974
Palisadoes Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 30-Jun-1950 31-Oct-1950
Palisadoes Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38 20-Oct-1950 30-Jul-1951
Palisadoes Birmingham. Type - B4 - with * 2-Jun-1951 8-May-1972 One strike in 1971 known in violet.
Palisadoes Temporary steel datestamp 9-Jun-1956 3-Nov-1962 An often incorrectly assembled skeleton steel die made up from loose plugs.
Palisadoes Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Nov-1971 11-Dec-1972 Began in black. Then in violet and finally in black again.
Palmers Cross Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-May-1954 5-Feb-1979 LKD is in black! Perhaps a favour strike.
Palmers Cross Modern Single Ring (* above date) 31-Aug-1954 14-Jul-1992 Known in blue but dates not recorded. Seen without year plug on registered cover dated 10.8.1970.
Palmers Cross Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 26-Mar-1996 9-Nov-2000
Papine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 25-Nov-1967 24-Oct-1970 Asterisks at 3 and 9 o’clock.
Papine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Jan-1970 17-Nov-1973 Known in violet to 6.3.1973 and in black from 17.1.1972 becoming very distorted.
Papine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Dec-1973 20-Jan-1975 Asterisks at 4 and 8 o’clock, low.
Papine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 23-Feb-1972 6-Jul-1976 Three strikes known in black 23.2.1972 to 1.7.1972. Also in black: 29.1.1975. Otherwise in violet.
Papine Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Apr-1978 7-Oct-1984
Paradise Road Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 14-Jun-1968 15-Jan-1975 Known in black July 1972 to January 1973. An example dated 17.5.1968 is before official opening!
Paradise Road Modern Single Ring 27-May-1971 29-Jul-1971 Appears to have been reused in violet 18.2.1974, 30.11.1974 and 20.12.1974.
Paradise Road Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 25-Aug-1976 22-Dec-1981 Became very distorted.
Paradise Road Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 13-Jun-1983 2-Feb-1987 Differs from 6490.01 by having a break in the inner oval under the “E”. Text is closely spaced and slightly smaller.
Paradise Road Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37j 15-Aug-1987 13-Sep-1993
Paradise Road Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PAWI/37je 12-May-1998 5-Dec-1998 Reads: “PARADISE ROAD POSTAL AGENCY / JAMAICA W.I.”
Parcels Post Office Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 18-Jan-1888 18-Jan-1888 Reads: “PARCEL POST OFFICE / G.P.O. JAMAICA”. “G.P.O.” on bottom line.
Parcels Double Ring Datestamp - with dots xx-xx-1901 xx-xx-1924 Reads: “PARCEL POST OFFICE G.P.O. / JAMAICA”. “G.P.O.” on top line. Only fully dated example is 18.4.1904. Known used on George VI definitives.
Parcels Double Ring Datestamp - with dots xx-xx-1920 3-Oct-1945 Reads: “PARCEL POST OFFICE G.P.O. / JAMAICA”. Larger lettering than 6495.02.
Parcels Birmingham. Type - B4 Reads: “PARCEL POST OFFICE G.P.O. / JAMAICA”. Date: “12 JA” but no year on George VI definitives.
Parcels Birmingham. Type - B1 16-Sep-1940 xx-xx-1960 Reads: “PARCEL POST KINGSTON” with bars 8 and 11mm
Parcels Birmingham. Type - B1 21-Mar-1947 10-Dec-1965 Reads: “PARCEL OFFICE / KINGSTON”. Both bars 7 mm long. At least three dies identified by small variations in size. Proof and favour strikes known in violet.
Parcels Modern Single Ring 24-Feb-1969 24-Feb-1969 Reads: “PARCELS OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Parcels Modern Single Ring xx-xx-1973 xx-xx-1973 Reads: “PARCELS OFFICE / KINGSTON JAMAICA”.
Parcels Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 14-Apr-1975 16-Apr-1975 Reads: “PARCELS POST / JAMAICA”.
Parcels Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 10-Oct-1977 10-Oct-1977 Reads: “PARCELS POST OFFICE / CHURCH ST. KINGSTON”.
Parcels Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Jan-1981 25-Feb-1985 Reads: “PARCELS POST OFFICE / SOUTH CAMP RD. KINGSTON”.
Parcels Modern Single Ring xx-xx-1983 xx-xx-1983 Reads: “PARCELS OFFICE KINGSTON / JAMAICA”.
Parcels Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C1/sp Reads: “PARCEL POST / KINGSTON / JAMAICA” on three lines across centre of circle with hatching above and below. Undated.
Parcels Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 8-Mar-1986 8-Mar-1986 Reads: “PARCEL POST OFFICE / (defacement), KINGSTON”. The defacement probably covers an address similar to 6495.10 and 11, but this has no asterisks.
Parcels Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 6-Mar-1987 6-Mar-1987 Reads: “PARCELS POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Parcels Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37 16-Jun-1988 16-Jun-1988 Reads: “PARCELS POST OFFICE / C.S.O.”. Without KINGSTON or JAMAICA”.
Parottee Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 30-Nov-1954 1-Oct-1955
Parottee Modern Single Ring 4-Apr-1956 11-Dec-1984 Known in violet 9.1.1956 to 12.8.1956.
Parry Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Sep-1968 28-Dec-1971 Known in black March 1969 to December 1971.
Parry Town Modern Single Ring (* above date) 23-Mar-1972 xx-Sep-1980 Known in black 22 - 27.7.1972 and 17.11.1976. Example is in black.
Paul Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 18-Jul-1971 18-Jul-1971 Only trial strikes for opening date seen. Date is for a commercial cover to Mandeville.
Paul Mountain Birmingham. Type - B1 26-Nov-1948 3-Mar-1980 Both with and without asterisk. Example on a registered cover has no year plug.
Pear Tree Grove Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b xx-Apr-1839 1-Apr-1839
Pear Tree Grove Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 18-Mar-1840 20-May-1842 Reads: “PEARTREE-GROVE”.
Pear Tree Grove Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 22-Feb-1843 8-Jan-1859 Reads: “PEAR-TREE-GROVE”.
Pear Tree Grove Numerical Obliterator. Type - A63 H 9-Aug-1861 xx-xx-1887 In use from 1859 to 1899.
Pear Tree Grove Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 2-Sep-1859 10-Feb-1899 Reads: “PEAR-TREE-GROVE”.
Pear Tree Grove Double Ring Datestamp 28-Feb-1901 30-Dec-1928
Pear Tree Grove Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 26-Jun-1929 12-Sep-1991
Pear Tree Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Feb-1968 19-Jul-1968 Known used in black 13th and 14th March 1968.
Pear Tree River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 9-Nov-1964 7-Jun-1968
Pear Tree River Modern Single Ring - 68 14-Oct-1968 14-Oct-1968
Peckham Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 Only known as a favour strike.
Peckham Modern Single Ring (without *) 20-Aug-1965 xx-Apr-1981
Pedro Numerical Obliterator. Type - A81 K xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1892 Known used dates are: 17.12.1889 and 7.3.1892.
Pedro Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 2-Feb-1878 22-Sep-1939 Issued in 1875.
Pedro Birmingham. Type - B1 27-Sep-1941 17-Jan-1961
Pedro Plains Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/12 1-Apr-1903 xx-Apr-1904 Reads: “PEDRO PLAIN” with final “S” usually added in manuscript. “03” of year is in die.
Pedro Plains Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 4-Nov-1904 4-Aug-1939
Pedro River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-Oct-1968 11-Aug-1969
Pedro River Modern Single Ring 1-Jan-1973 2-Nov-1981
Peggy Barry Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 30-Jul-1966 1-Mar-1968
Peggy Barry Modern Single Ring - 68 17-Jan-1969 6-Feb-1978
Pembroke Hall Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/22 6-Nov-1925 8-Oct-1926
Pembroke Hall Double Ring Datestamp 21-Mar-1928 10-Oct-1938
Pembroke Hall Birmingham. Type - B1 31-Jul-1939 4-Jun-1956
Pembroke Hall Modern Single Ring (* above date) 20-Nov-1956 28-Apr-1995 Later dates may be confused with new cancel 6600.05!
Pembroke Hall Modern Single Ring - 91 11-Jul-1988 11-Jul-1988 With an asterisk. Definitely not 6600.03! A new cancel.
Penlyne Castle Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 21-Dec-1956 9-Dec-1957
Penlyne Castle Modern Single Ring (with *) 12-Mar-1958 7-Aug-1985
Pennants Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*BWI/37a 20-Jan-1956 17-Sep-1956
Pennants Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Dec-1956 29-Jan-1995 Seen without year plug (27.12.1989).
Pennington Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 4-May-1971 26-Oct-1972
Pennington Modern Single Ring (without *) 28-Mar-1973 9-Sep-1985 Example is without an asterisk.
Penwood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 8-Aug-1966 16-Jul-1968 Name is 24 mm long.
Penwood Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 1-Jun-1968 9-Aug-1968 Name is 28 mm long. Issued 8.2.1968.
Penwood Modern Single Ring - 68 15-Aug-1968 8-Aug-1978 Known in violet 13.12.1973 to 28.1.1974. Otherwise in black.
Pepper Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 31-Jul-1897 1-Oct-1897 Digits “97” of year in die.
Pepper Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 5-Nov-1897 25-Oct-1939
Pepper Birmingham. Type - B1 24-Oct-1940 29-Jul-1957 Known to have been issued in February 1940.
Pepper Modern Single Ring (* above date) 1-Apr-1959 6-Nov-1991
Perth Town Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Nov-1945 28-Dec-1946
Perth Town Birmingham. Type - B1 21-May-1951 5-Nov-1984 Known in violet from 21.5.1951 to 22.7.1951 then in black from 16.6.1953. No marks for two years in between.
Petersfield Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 24-Oct-1760 24-Oct-1760 Reads: “PETERS / FIELD” on two lines.
Petersfield Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 xx-xx-1876 7-Apr-1906
Petersfield Numerical Obliterator. Type - 642 O xx-xx-1876 xx-xx-1896 Dated covers are known from 21.10.1891 to 13.7.1892.
Petersfield Double Ring Datestamp 10-Oct-1910 1-Jul-1944
Petersfield Birmingham. Type - B1 21-Nov-1940 5-May-1995 Known both with and without an asterisk.
Petersfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 24-Feb-1980 30-Jan-1986
Petersfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 5-Aug-1987 29-Nov-1988 Reads: “PETERSFIELD POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Right asterisk is below the date line.
Petersfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 6-Jul-1987 20-Nov-1989 Reads: “PETERSFIELD POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”. Right asterisk is towards the top of the date line.
Petersfield Modern Single Ring - 91 26-Aug-1992 24-Mar-1994 No year plug in the 1994 strikes.
Petersfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*POWI 20-Feb-2001 20-Feb-2001 Reads: “PETERSFIELD POST OFFICE / JAMAICA, W.I.”.
Petersville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*WI/37e 27-Apr-1960 6-Jun-1961
Petersville Modern Single Ring (* above date) 24-Jun-1961 9-Sep-1991 Changed from violet to black in March 1962 and back to violet 9.9.1991.
Philadelphia Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 24-Aug-1954 13-Jan-1983
Pike Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C3BWI/45a 17-Jan-1958 23-Aug-1965 Ink was more blue after April 1958.
Pike Modern Single Ring (* above date) 29-Sep-1958 13-Oct-1984
Pimento Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/38 9-Sep-1970 13-Oct-1972
Pimento Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41b 21-Jul-1971 13-Oct-1972 Reads: “PIMENTO GROVE” in serifed caps and “:JAMAICA” in sans-serif.
Pimento Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 31-Jul-1974 31-Jul-1974 Reported on registered cover to Spanish Town..
Pimento Grove Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-Jan-1978 30-Oct-1989 Known in blue in June 1981 and black in September 1982.
Pimento Grove Modern Single Ring - 91 21-Sep-1990 16-Nov-1994
Pisgah Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Oct-1944 11-Dec-1945
Pisgah Birmingham. Type - B1 30-Oct-1946 17-Dec-1957
Pisgah Modern Single Ring 3-Nov-1958 11-Oct-1994 Later strikes may be a second die.
Plantain Garden River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P5 11-Nov-1850 23-Jul-1869 Hyphens between words.
Plantain Garden River Numerical Obliterator. Type - A62 H 8-Mar-1859 2-Oct-1893
Plantain Garden River Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 24-May-1875 21-Mar-1893 Hyphens between words.
Plantain Garden River Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 16-Oct-1894 16-Oct-1894 Used after a short closure of the office. Not listed in Proud [1]
Plantain Garden River Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 30-Apr-1894 13-Jul-1913 Used after a short closure of the office.
Platfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Dec-1971 18-Oct-1975 Used in black in 1974/75.
Platfield Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 6-Nov-1973 31-Jul-1974
Platfield Modern Single Ring 29-Jul-1975 28-Dec-1985
Pleasant Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2/36c 14-Sep-1950 14-Aug-1970 Not known used between 4.121.1950 and 29.1.1968. Known in black 13.11.1968 and very distorted on 14.8.1970.
Pleasant Valley Birmingham. Type - B3 12-Mar-1951 2-Feb-1972 Used in violet up to 2.2.1956.
Pleasant Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Feb-1971 26-Jan-1972 Later strikes are very distorted.
Pleasant Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 4-Mar-1972 18-Apr-1976 A gap in the inner ring under the “T” of “PLEASANT”.
Pleasant Valley Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-Jun-1984 15-Feb-1989 A new die without a gap. (Seen with an asterisk!)
Plowden Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2dent/42 1-Jul-1950 25-Jul-1950
Plowden Birmingham. Type - B3 5-Feb-1951 16-Dec-1974 Used in violet up to May 1951.
Plowden Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 xx-Aug-1980 xx-Aug-1980
Plowden Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 3-Mar-1982 19-Mar-1983
Plum Tree Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 7-Apr-1965 26-Jun-1968 Known in black from Novembeer 1967 to June 1968.
Plum Tree Modern Single Ring - 68 15-Nov-1967 27-Apr-1990
Point Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 xx-xx-1897 xx-xx-1897 Dates indicate a period of use only. Digits “97” of the year in the die. Manuscipt addition to the date not known.
Point Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 21-Jan-1898 3-Jun-1930
Point Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 7-Nov-1932 15-Jan-1970 The two rings merged with use.
Point Modern Single Ring (with *) 15-Feb-1965 6-Apr-1990 Seen with asterisk both below and above the date.
Point Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8 20-Aug-1894 20-Aug-1894 Digits “94” of the year in the die. Manuscipt addition to the date not known.
Point Hill Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 4-Mar-1895 3-Jul-1933
Point Hill Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 27-May-1935 31-Mar-1964
Point Hill Modern Single Ring (* above date) 16-Mar-1965 12-Jan-1989
Point Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 16-Oct-1997 14-May-1998
Port Antonio Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 11-Aug-1817 2-May-1836 A type “T1” may have been issued but is not known used.
Port Antonio Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 30-Jun-1837 1-Nov-1838
Port Antonio Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 21-Nov-1834 10-Jul-1838 Usually under-inked, sometimes albino, especially in 1835. Issued 7.2.1833.
Port Antonio Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 5-Jul-1839 5-Feb-1840
Port Antonio Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b 3-Mar-1842 5-Jul-1842
Port Antonio Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 21-Jan-1844 23-Jan-1863 Name is hyphenated.
Port Antonio SL8 8-Oct-1845 8-Oct-1845 Reads: “Port Antonio / SHIP LETTER”.
Port Antonio Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11a 2-Sep-1859 3-Aug-1894 Has a narrow Letter “M” in JAMAICA. Has been seen in blue.
Port Antonio Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11b 11-May-1863 10-Aug-1888 Has a narrow Letter “M” in JAMAICA is much wider than in 6790.08 and the letters of the name are narrower.
Port Antonio Numerical Obliterator. Type - A64 H 23-Jan-1863 11-Jan-1889 Known to have been used 1859 to 1889. Given dates are on dated covers.
Port Antonio Squared Circle. Type - SqC-2 25-Jan-1889 13-Jun-1902 Appears to have been cleaned up with a sharp instrument taking the bottom off the lettering (top of “JAMAICA”) early in use.
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 5-Jun-1899 10-Dec-1905 Appears to have an obliterated index mark.
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 1-Sep-1902 9-Oct-1923 Has a thinner inner ring. Has the letters “P” and “O” at the ends of the name below the dateline.
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 5-Sep-1908 5-Jul-1946 Rings are of equal weight. The letter “P” of “PORT” is level with the top of the date.
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 11-Nov-1908 22-Feb-1928 Name has a hyphen.
Port Antonio Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/26 xx-Jul-1911 18-May-1912 Reads: “Street Letter Box / .................. 1911 / Port Antonio, Ja.” in three lines
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 30-Oct-1912 5-Sep-1927 Reads: “STREET LETTER BOX. PORT ANTONIO / JAMAICA”.
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 10-Feb-1915 13-Jun-1929 Has a thin inner ring similar to 6790.13 but end letters of name are level with the dateline, not below.
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 14-Sep-1927 13-Nov-1967 Reads: “STREET LETTER BOX - PORT ANTONIO / JAMAICA” as 6790.17 but with a hyphen between words rather than a full stop. Also has heavier lettering.
Port Antonio Double Ring Datestamp 25-Jan-1922 17-Dec-1960 Has very narrow rings.
Port Antonio Birmingham. Type - B1 11-Dec-1945 x9-May-1999 LKD was in violet. x9.5.1999 strike had index “5”.
Port Antonio Modern Single Ring 19-Mar-1956 19-May-1999 Known to be two dies, one with and one without an asterisk.
Port Antonio Modern Single Ring 10-Feb-1964 7-Sep-2000 Six similar dies issued with index numbers “1” to “6”. Index “5” may not exist.
Port Antonio Modern Single Ring (reg) 8-Dec-1958 19-May-1999 Reads: “REGISTERED / PORT ANTONIO JAMAICA”. An asterisk over the date.
Port Antonio Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 24-May-1902 2-Jul-1909 Known in red: 24.4.1907 to 16.5.1907.
Port Antonio Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3a 24-Jun-1912 13-Jul-1922
Port Antonio Station
Port Maria Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 1-Aug-1770 31-May-1781 Only known used as a Ship Letter mark.
Port Maria Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 15-Dec-1803 xx-xx-1821 Reads: “PORT MARA / JA”.
Port Maria Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a 19-Nov-1823 29-Jan-1833 Used for both inward and outward mail and Ship Letters. Report of 1837 may be T4b.
Port Maria Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 8-May-1833 xx-xx-1838
Port Maria Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 5-Mar-1842 xx-Aug-1848
Port Maria Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3 6-Aug-1843 21-Oct-1862
Port Maria SL8 xx-xx-1844 16-Aug-1848 Reads: “Port Maria / SHIP LETTER” in a rectangular box.
Port Maria Numerical Obliterator. Type - A66 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1895
Port Maria Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 11-May-1863 xx-Dec-1896
Port Maria Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 13-Jan-1896 3-Apr-1908 Known in blue 20.1.1904 to 5.2.1904.
Port Maria Double Ring Datestamp 23-Oct-1908 2-Oct-1924 Reads: “PORT MARIA” in well separated letters.
Port Maria Double Ring Datestamp 1-Jul-1924 25-Apr-1931 Reads: “PT. MARIA”.
Port Maria Double Ring Datestamp 8-Mar-1930 17-Nov-1964 Reads: “PORT MARIA” in heavy lettering.
Port Maria Birmingham. Type - B1 - with * 15-Feb-1949 27-Nov-2000
Port Maria Birmingham. Type - B3 1-Sep-1951 21-Feb-2001 Both with and without an asterisk.
Port Maria Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 11-Jun-1963 9-Mar-2001 At least two dies known. Examples have no asterisk. Foot of “P” to foot of “A” = 15 and 14 mm.
Port Maria Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 27-Mar-1995 6-Sep-1995 Known in blue 6.9.1995.
Port Morant Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1 xx-xx-1775 1-Jan-1775 Reads: “PORT / MORANT / HARBOUR” in three lines.
Port Morant Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3 xx-xx-1810 16-Jan-1819 A report of use 24.1.1839 may be a different mark.
Port Morant Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4 Two dies thought to have been issued, but neither are known used.
Port Morant Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a xx-Aug-1839 29-Mar-1859 Known in blue 12.8.1840.
Port Morant Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 2-Sep-1859 22-Sep-1886
Port Morant Numerical Obliterator. Type - A65 H xx-xx-1859 xx-xx-1890 Dated covers are know from 12.12.1862 to 22.9.1886.
Port Morant Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1 25-Feb-1890 18-Nov-1904
Port Morant Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/14 9-May-1908 2-Jul-1908 Only two strikes are known. First in violet, then in black.
Port Morant Double Ring Datestamp 4-Feb-1911 23-Nov-1937
Port Morant Double Ring Datestamp 15-Jan-1932 3-Mar-1962
Port Morant Birmingham. Type - B3 - with * 2-Mar-1951 5-Sep-1961
Port Morant Modern Single Ring (* above date) 30-Apr-1957 17-Mar-1995 At least two dies. Known in violet 21.6.1988 to 13.9.1988. Top of “P” to top of “T” = 21 mm. “JAMAICA” = 16 mm.
Port Morant Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 24-Jan-1989 11-Jun-1992 Known in violet 24.1.1989, in black 23.2.1989 to 4.4.1989 and in blue 25.9.1991 to 11.6.1992.
Port Morant Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j 30-Sep-1991 23-Oct-1994
Port Morant Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 11-Aug-1998 11-Aug-1998 Reads: “PORT MORANT POST OFFICE / JAMAICA” Very narrow (4mm) space between inner ovals.
Port Morant Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 5-Mar-2001 5-Mar-2001
Port Royal Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b 8-Oct-1833 4-Feb-1839
Port Royal Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a 1-Aug-1839 22-Feb-1861
Port Royal Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11 11-May-1863 7-Apr-1897
Port Royal Numerical Obliterator. Type - A67 H 1-Jan-1859 31-Dec-1895 Dates inducate a period of use only. Dated covers known: 18.12.1866 to 2.6.1891.
Port Royal Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 29-Jan-1896 16-Apr-1915 Heavy rings.
Port Royal Double Ring Datestamp - with dots 8-Jul-1916 4-Sep-1925 A thin inner ring.
Port Royal Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 11-Jun-1929 17-Jul-1971 Rings are so close as to tend to merge.
Port Royal Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 6-May-1978 23-Feb-1986 Usually in violet, but known in black 6.2.1978 and 7.6.1983 and in blue 25.11.1985 and 23.2.1986.
Port Royal Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j 8-Jun-1988 22-Nov-1991 Reads: “PORT ROYAL POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.
Port Royal Modern Single Ring - Single arc 11-Nov-1992 10-Jan-1996
Port Royal Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc 19-Sep-2000 19-Sep-2000
Porters Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2+dnt/42a 7-Jun-1947 19-Apr-1948
Porters Mountain Birmingham. Type - B1 11-Oct-1948 21-Oct-1953 A favour strike is known dated 18.5.1955.
Porters Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37b 12-Oct-1956 29-Aug-1957 Reads: “Porters Mountain / JAMAICA”.
Porters Mountain Modern Single Ring 3-Apr-1958 24-Apr-1967 Seen without asterisk and incomplete date (xx.2.1966).
Porters Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 27-Jan-1968 26-Nov-1976 Used in black 27.1.1968 to 21.5.1968 and in violet 12.12.1947 to 26.11.1976. May be more than one die. Reads: “PORTERS MOUNTAIN / JAMAICA”.
Porters Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 1-Feb-1982 17-May-1984
Porters Mountain Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PA/37k 24-Jul-1987 15-Jun-1992 Reads: “PORTERS MOUNTAIN / POSTAL AGENCY JAMAICA”.
Portland Cottage Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 17-Jun-1944 21-May-1945
Portland Cottage Birmingham. Type - B1 24-Sep-1947 12-Nov-1958 Known in violet 9.11.1946.
Portland Cottage Modern Single Ring (* above date) 25-Mar-1960 19-Apr-1991 Known in violet 1.6.1961. Seen without year plug or day. Two dies are known.
Porus Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P5 19-Nov-1846 1-Oct-1861
Porus Numerical Obliterator. Type - A68 H 18-Mar-1859 31-Dec-1892 Dated covers are known from 2.12.1859 to 24.2.1891. Has been reported in blue.
Porus Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11a xx-xx-1870 22-Jul-1882
Porus Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11b 4-Jul-1885 13-Aug-1892
Porus Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 8-Jul-1892 3-Sep-1930
Porus Double Ring Datestamp - no dots 17-Oct-1931 20-Apr-1966 Thin inner ring.
Porus Birmingham. Type - B1 15-Feb-1941 11-Jan-1995 Known with or without an asterisk. In violet: 2.8.1976 to 21.8.1978. Seen without year plug - 4.7.1984.
Porus Modern Single Ring (with or without *) 23-Dec-1963 7-Oct-1991
Porus Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1 14-Feb-1902 15-Jan-1906
Porus Station Railway Cancel. Type - S1b 18-Mar-1902 xx-xx-1904
Porus Station Railway Cancel. Type - S3 23-Jul-1917 10-Dec-1924
Postage Paid Double Ring Datestamp Reads: “POSTAGE PAID / JAMAICA”.
Postage Paid Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41 18-May-1981 18-May-1981 Reads: “POSTAGE PAID / JAMAICA”
Pratville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - C2/5 22-Sep-1890 3-Jun-1892 Looks like a D-ring without any date plugs. Known in black 8.10.1890.
Pratville Double Ring Datestamp 27-Jul-1892 3-Aug-1940
Pratville Double Ring Datestamp 13-Oct-1938 28-Aug-2000 Example on a registered cover has no year plug.
Pratville Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 26-Sep-1961 26-Sep-1961
Preston Hill Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37 22-Dec-1969