Copse - Hanover

Ten miles south-west of Montego Bay

Opened as a Post Office which closed 28.2.1899

Reopened as a PA-2; 21.3.1947

 

Cancel Type

Potter No.

EKD

LKD

Cancel Notes

Numerical Obliterator. Type - F97 O

2180.01
xx.xx.1873
xx.xx.1891

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11

2180.02
1.2.1873
1.11.1887

EKD is date of issue and cancel may not have been used until later.

Double Ring Datestamp

2180.03
7.3.1895
22.6.1898

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O2+dnt/42a

2180.04
21.3.1947
15.4.1948

Birmingham. Type - B1 - with *

2180.05
16.4.1948
24.11.1966

Used in violet on early strikes. Seen without year plug.

Modern Single Ring - 68

2180.06
17.8.1968
10.7.1978

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

2180.07
19.7.1982
7.11.1986

Used in black; 7.11.1986 and in 1984 with unreadable date.

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

2180.08
2.10.1987
18.4.1991

April 1991 strike is so unreadable that the Postmaster added the word “Copse” in manuscript.

Modern Single Ring - 91

2180.09
17.7.1993
13.11.1995