Brown's Town - St. Ann

Located nine miles inland from Runaway Bay

 

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Potter No.

EKD

LKD

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Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P8

1290.01
23.6.1857
2.7.1858

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11

1290.02
1.3.1859
16.5.1905

Reads: “BROWNS-TOWN”. Known without index letter.

Numerical Obliterator. Type - A31 H

1290.03
1.3.1859
20.3.1882

Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1

1290.04
2.3.1883
14.9.1912

Some strikes appear to have a dot between “BROWNS” and “TOWN”. May be a second die.

Double Ring Datestamp

1290.05
3.9.1913
5.7.1928

Rings widely separated. Apostrophe in “BROWN’S”.

Double Ring Datestamp

1290.06
21.3.1922
9.1.1970

Rings close together. Apostrophe in “BROWN’S”.

Double Ring Datestamp

1290.07
18.7.1928
4.4.1951

No apostrophe in “BROWNS”.

Birmingham. Type - B1

1290.08
22.6.1940
4.12.1979

Bar between “B” and “J” of Brown’s and Jamaica is 8.5mm long.

Birmingham. Type - B1

1290.09
14.3.1956
7.5.1990

Bar between “B” and “J” of Brown’s and Jamaica is 10.5mm long.

Machine M.S.R.

1290.10
17.9.1959
25.5.1974

Consists of 6 wavy lines or a slogan preceded by an M.S.R. with date and time, but no “JAMAICA”.

Modern Single Ring (* above date)

1290.11
16.5.1965
5.1.2000

No apostrophe in “BROWNS”.

Machine M.S.R.

1290.12
16.6.1965
6.11.1984

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.

Machine M.S.R.

1290.13
22.5.1974
25.6.2000

As type 1290.12 but with “JAMAICA W.I.”.

Machine M.S.R.

1290.14
1.8.1975
3.12.1984

As type 1290.12 but with an apostrophe in “BROWN’S TOWN”.

Modern Single Ring (* above date)

1290.15
21.3.1979
4.10.2000

As type 1290.11 but with an apostrophe in “BROWN’S TOWN”.