Whitfield Town/Pen -  St. Andrew

Located at 10 Waltham Park Road in Kingston 13

 

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Double Ring Datestamp

8980.01
26.5.1928
26.11.1957

Reads: “WHITFIELD PEN”.

Birmingham. Type - B2

8980.02
3.5.1943
5.1.1965

Reads: “WHITFIELD TOWN”.

Birmingham. Type - B2a

8980.03
9.8.1945
23.10.1964

There is a solid bar at the top where “KINGSTON” was and “WHITFIELD TOWN” is added at the bottom where you expect to find “JAMAICA”.

Modern Single Ring (with or without *)

8980.04
30.9.1958
17.10.1981

At least 7 dies. Known in violet 9.4.1974 to 3.8.1974. With asterisk: 27.2.1965. “WHITFIELD TOWN” = 22 mm. “JAMAICA = 17 mm.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41d

8980.05
16.4.1973
16.4.1973

Reads: “WHITFIELD TOWN / JAMAICA”.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3*/37

8980.06
25.1.1975
7.4.1977

Known used in black 8.2.1975 to 24.12.1976. Otherwise in violet. Reported held together with a rubber band in late use.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

8980.07
8.2.1976
9.6.1984

Started in black and changed to violet in late 1976. First blue strikes 22.4.1978 and often changed after that.

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

8980.08
2.5.1984
9.12.1986

Known reused in black 20 - 25.11.1991. Reads: “WHITFIELD TOWN P.O. / JAMAICA”.

\Modern Single Ring

8980.09
24.9.1986
6.10.1989

Has a 5.5 mm gap between “WHITFIELD” and “TOWN”.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3PO/41j

8980.10
20.11.1991
25.10.1994

Reads: “WHITFIELD TOWN P. O. / JAMAICA”. Larger than 8980.08.

Modern Single Ring - 91

8980.11
16.2.1993
12.8.1993

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

8980.12
19.3.2001
19.3.2001

Reads: “WHITFIELD TOWN POST OFFICE / JAMAICA”.

Modern Single Ring - Dual Arc

8980.13
29.3.2001
29.3.2001