Clackmannan
Central Region, Scotland

Operated by Clackmannan Area Scouts (taking in the previous Alva & Alloa Posts).

Clackmannan Area includes the two Scout Districts of Alloa & Hillfoots, groups from both of which provided this postal service.

2011 announcement - Clackmannanshire Scouts will once again be delivering Christmas Post in Alva, Dollar & Muckhart, Kincardine, Menstrie, Tillicoultry & Coalsnaughton and Tullibody. Unfortunately we cannot deliver to: Alloa, Sauchie, Fishcross and Clackmannan.

1987 (December 4th)

1987 issue

Type 1, 25x37mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels. Several first day covers were produced using different postmarks on locally designed specially preprinted envelopes. A maximum card was also produced, again with a multiplicity of different postmarks.



1988

1988 issue (as 1987 but green)

Type 2, 25x37mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



1989

1989 issue (as 1987 but red)

Type 3, 25x37mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



1990

1990 issue (as 1987 but blue)

Type 4, 25x37mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



1991

1991 issue

Type 5, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



1992

1992 issue

Type 6, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



1993

1993 issue

Type 7, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



1994

1994 issue

Type 8, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



1995

1995 issue

Type 9, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels. This is a somewhat greyer black than type 5. The sheet is partially line rouletted about 9.



2002

2002 issue

Type 10, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels. This is very similar to types 5 & 9, but the sheet is partially perforated about 11.



2003

2003 issue

Type 11, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels. The sheet is partially line rouletted about 9.5.



2004 - 2006

2007 issue

Type 12, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



2007

2004 issue

Type 13, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



2008 - 2011

2008 issue

Type 14, 37x25mm, designed by R Fyfe (District Secretary) and printed by ? on sheets of 36 self-adhesive labels.



Cancellations

The use of cancellations has been widely discontinued in recent years, with only the Alva frank type P9 appearing.

Clackmannan Area postmark

Type P1 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1990.

 


Menstrie (Hillfoots) postmark

Type P2 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1990.

 


Blue Kincardine (Alloa) postmark Violet Kincardine (Alloa) postmark Black Kincardine (Alloa) postmark

Type P3 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1994.

 


Tullibody (Hillfoots) postmark

Type P4 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1990.

 


Tillicoultry (Hillfoots) postmark

Type P5 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1990.

 


Alva (Hillfoots) postmark

Type P6 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1990.

 


Clackmannan (Alloa) postmark

Type P7 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1990.

 


Alloa District postmark

Type P8 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs 1987-1990.

 


Alva postmark

Type P9 - used on ordinary mail in more recent years.

 


Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None None None None None None Dec 4 . . .
Charge None None None None None None 10p 10p 10p 10p
Carried None None None None None None . . . .
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Charge 15p 15p 15p 15p 15p 15p 15p 15p 15p 15p
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Charge 15p 15p 15p . . . . . . .
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Start Nov 25 . . . . . . . . .
Charge 25p . . . . . . . . .
Carried . . . . . . . . . .

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This page last amended 1st May 2018
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