Castleton - St. Mary

Located on the main road (A3) to Kingston

 

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Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - R1/8

1630.01
9.8.1894
25.11.1894

“CASTLETON” is 2.25mm high serifed caps. “JAMAICA” is 2mm high in sans-serif caps.

Double Ring Datestamp

1630.02
4.3.1895
26.1.1940

Issued just before office closed for just over a year.

Birmingham. Type - B1

1630.03
6.11.1940
22.1.1975

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

1630.04
20.12.1974
1.9.1977

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

1630.05
19.11.1976
25.4.1980

There is a gap in the inner frame line just under the “L”. “CASTLETON” is 30mm long.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

1630.06
6.1.1979
31.12.1987

Smaller lettering. Known in blue, green, black, violet and various mixtures.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*PO/37j

1630.07
1.2.1988
19.8.1992

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”.