Amersham & Chesham
Buckinghamshire, England

Operated by 1st Chesham, 2nd Chesham (Trinity), 3rd Chesham (St. Mary's) & 2nd Amersham Common Scout Groups. Note that in the 2000 issue three stamps are inscribed "Chesham & Amersham" and one is inscribed "Amersham & Chesham" to match the four Groups participating.

Delivery area in 2004 - Amersham Common, Amersham old Town, Amersham on the Hill, Chesham Bois, Hyde Heath, Little Chalfont, Chesham, Ashridge, Ashley Green, Bellingdon, Chartridge, Ley Hill, Orchard Leigh, Pednor, Tylers Hill.

2nd Amersham Common is a Group within the Misbourne Valley Scout District, the three Chesham Groups are part of the Chiltern North Scout District, both of these districts being part of the Scout County of Buckinghamshire.

2000 (25th November)

2000 issue

Types 1 to 4, 30x40mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 24 (6 rows of 4), all stamps fully perforated, but with four imperforate margins, the right hand being wider than the rest. Line rouletted about 15. First Day Covers bearing all four stamps available with either Amersham or Chesham postmark. Sponsored by Amersham Dec, Waterside Sandwich Bar and R M Terry.



2001 (25th November)

2001 issue

Types 5 to 8, 30x40mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 24 (6 rows of 4), all stamps fully perforated, but with four imperforate margins, the sides being wider than the rest. Line rouletted about 15. First Day Covers bearing all four stamps available with either Amersham or Chesham postmark. Sponsored by Amersham Dec, Waterside Sandwich Bar and Lynwood Construction.



2002 (25th November)

2002 issue

Types 9 to 12, 30x40mm, designed by ? & printed by i.p.a. Print Associates Ltd, Unit E/F, Chiltern Commerce Centre, Asheridge Road, Chesham, Bucks in sheets of 24 (6 rows of 4), all stamps fully perforated, but with four imperforate margins, the sides being wider than the rest. Line rouletted about 15. First Day Covers bearing all four stamps available with either Amersham or Chesham postmark. Sponsored by Amersham Dec, Waterside Sandwich Bar and Lynwood Construction.



2003 (25th November)

2000 opt 2003 issue
2002 opt 2003 issue

Types 13 to 20, 30x40mm, designed by ? & printed by i.p.a. Print Associates Ltd, Unit E/F, Chiltern Commerce Centre, Asheridge Road, Chesham, Bucks in sheets of 24 (6 rows of 4), sheet descriptions as for 2000 and 2002, all stamps overprinted 2003 in black, the position of the overprint is consistent within a sheet but does vary from sheet to sheet. Line rouletted about 15. Two first Day Covers bearing four stamps each available with either Amersham or Chesham postmark. Sponsored by Amersham Dec, Waterside Sandwich Bar, R. M. Terry and Lynwood Construction.



2004 (25th November)

2004 issue

Types 21 to 24, 25x37mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 28 (4 rows of 6 + 1 row of 4 + 2 blank labels) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. As can be seen on the sheet illustration this layout gives 5 sets of four in horizontal strips and two sets in 2x2 blocks. First Day Covers bearing four stamps each available with either Amersham or Chesham postmark. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd., Waterside Sandwich Bar, H D Services Ltd. and John Nash & Co.



2005 (25th November)

2005 issue

Types 25 to 28, 25x37mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 28 (4 rows of 6 + 1 row of 4 + 2 blank labels) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. As can be seen on the sheet illustration this layout gives 5 sets of four in horizontal strips and two sets in 2x2 blocks. First Day Covers bearing four stamps each available with either Amersham or Chesham postmark. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd., Waterside Sandwich Bar, H D Services Ltd. and John Nash & Co.



2006 (25th November)

2006 issue

Types 29 to 32, 25x37mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 28 (4 rows of 6 + 1 row of 4 + 2 blank labels) self-adhesive labels on line-perforated backing sheet. As can be seen on the sheet illustration this layout gives 5 sets of four in horizontal strips and two sets in 2x2 blocks.

2006 error
Types 32aStamp 6 in row 2 has a double print at the bottom with two sponsors names overlaid.

Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd., Waterside Sandwich Bar, John Nash & Co. and E.K. Print Ltd,



2007 (25th November)

2007 issue

Types 33 to 34, 25x37mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 30 (5 rows of 6) self-adhesive labels on a line-perforated backing sheet. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd. and Waterside Sandwich Bar.



2008 (25th November)

2008 issue

Types 35 to 36, 25x37mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 30 (5 rows of 6) self-adhesive labels on a line-perforated backing sheet. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd. and Waterside Sandwich Bar.



2009 (25th November)

2009 issue

Type 37, 20x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



2010 (25th November)

2010 issue

Type 38, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



2011 (25th November)

2011 issue

Type 39, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on a backing sheet line-perforated about 9. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



2012 (25th November)

2012 issue

Type 40, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on a backing sheet line-perforated about 9. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd. The whole sheet comprises 80 labels (10 rows of 8), the lower three rows neither printed or perforated.



2013 (25th November)

2013 issue

Type 41, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on a backing sheet line-perforated about 9. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



2014 (25th November)

2014 issue

Type 42, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on a backing sheet line-perforated about 9. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



2015

2015 issue

Type 43, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on a backing sheet line-perforated about 9. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



2016

2016 issue

Type 44, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on a backing sheet line-perforated about 9. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



2017

2017 issue

Type 45, 22x25mm, designed by ? & printed by ? in sheets of 56 (7 rows of 8) self-adhesive labels on a backing sheet line-perforated about 9. Sponsored by Lynwood Construction Ltd.



Cancellations

Amersham postmark

Type P1 - used on all mail posted in Amersham, 2000 onwards.


 

Chesham postmark

Type P2 - used on all mail posted in Chesham, 2000 onwards.


 


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