Buff Bay - Portland

On the north coastal road, near the border with St. Mary

 

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Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T1/T2

1300.01

Know to be issued, but no example known.

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3

1300.02
18.5.1803
18.5.1803

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4

1300.03
xx.xx.1835
xx.xx.1835

Undated 1835 cover seen in Swarbrick auction. Sent out in February 1833.

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2a

1300.04
6.1.1847
8.9.1848

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P6

1300.05
25.6.1854
14.8.1874

Numerical Obliterator. Type - A32 H

1300.06
1.3.1859
xx.xx.1892

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11

1300.07
xx.2.1876
8.2.1913

Some strikes have an “A” index letter.

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

1300.08
24.10.1913
6.6.1932

Known in blue: 5.9.1924. Rings are more separated than 1300.09.

Double Ring Datestamp - no dots

1300.09
14.12.1925
2.11.1985

Reported issued: 18.11.1892. Rings closer than 1300.08.

Registered Oval Datestamp

1300.10
xx.4.1950
14.5.1999

Used with “REGISTERED” defaced for normal mail, up to: 15.7.1950. Used with “REGISTERED” clear from: 31.3.1951 for registered mail only.

Modern Single Ring

1300.11
10.9.1956
14.5.1999

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37

1300.12
5.2.1967
11.12.1967

Known in black: 21.8.1967 & 5.9.1967 and on some undated covers which appear to be 1968.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

1300.13
7.10.1983
27.11.1991

Ink changed from violet to blue early in 1988. Also known in blue: 3.5.1985.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37

1300.14
14.10.1983
5.3.1988

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”.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37

1300.15
5.7.1985
27.11.1991

Asterisks are much higher than 1300.12 and 1300.14.

Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc

1300.16
1.9.1985
12.1.1996