Black River - St. Elizabeth

Located in the town at the mouth of the Black River

Office is on a bend in the main coastal road

 

Cancel Type

Potter No.

EKD

LKD

Cancel Notes

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T2

850.01
25.3.1760

Sold in “Perrin Fitzherbert” auction at Derby 8.4.1989.

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1

850.02
16.1.1773
2.7.1794

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3

850.03
24.7.1806

A cover is known cancelled with a manuscript “Black River” and dated 12.10.1808.

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a

850.04
22.11.1825

Two copies of this exist on letters in the Customs and Excise Library in London.

Manuscript

850.045
12.10.1808
22.11.1825

Manuscript cancellations of at least two types exist within this time period

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b

850.05

In record books but not known used.

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a

850.06
17.3.1840
28.11.1859

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11

850.07
10.10.1859
xx.12.1882

Index "A" or "C"

Numerical Obliterator. Type - A30 H

850.08
28.2.1859
27.12.1868

Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1

850.09
13.8.1882
1.10.1913

Index A, B or C. Also without index letter.

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

850.10
29.10.1913
13.9.1925

Double Ring Datestamp - No dots

850.11
25.4.1923
8.10.1937

Letter “C” in JAMAICA is oval.

Double Ring Datestamp - No dots

850.12
12.5.1937
5.9.1985

Double Ring Datestamp - No dots

850.13
1.2.1938
26.6.1980

Date is higher than in 850.11

Birmingham. Type - B3

850.14
2.6.1953
21.3.1997

Known both with and without an asterisk.

Modern Single Ring (* above date)

850.15
8.8.1957
3.11.2000

Two dies, differing in distance between “B” and “J” on left side of cancel. (8mm or 10mm). Only known with asterisk.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - 03*POWI

850.16
7.3.2001