Copthorne
West Sussex, England

Operated by Copthorne Guides and Scouts from 1985. Did not operate in 1987, 1988 & 1990.

Copthorne is a Group within the ?? District in the Scout County of West Sussex.

Copthorne Poster

1985 (December 1st) - 1989

1985 issue

Type 1, 28x40mm, designed by C. Benwell of "Adlib", Copthorne and printed by Luttman Printing, Horley in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5). A first day cover was produced on specially designed envelopes. Line rouletted about 7.



1987 - 1990


No service.


1991 (December 1st) - 1997

1991 issue

Type 2, 28x40mm, designed by C. Benwell of "Adlib", Copthorne and printed by Luttman Printing, Horley in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5). Line rouletted about 7.



1998 (December 1st) - 2000

1998 issue

Type 3, 28x40mm, designed by C. Benwell of "Adlib", Copthorne and printed by Luttman Printing, Horley in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5). Line rouletted about 7. A Souvenir cover was produced (using envelopes similar to the 1985 FDC - no year shown) in 1999 bearing both 10p & 15p stamps.



2001 (December 1st) - 2002

2001 issue

Type 4, 38x29mm, designed by C. Benwell of "Adlib", Copthorne and printed by Luttman Printing, Horley in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5). Line rouletted about 6. Sold at 15p.



2003 (December 1st)

2003 issue

Type 5, 21x38mm, designed by ? and printed by ? on sheets of 65 (5 rows of 13) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. A first day cover was produced on specially designed envelopes.



2004 (December 1st)

2004 issue

Type 6, 21x38mm, designed by ? and printed by ? on sheets of 65 (5 rows of 13) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. A first day cover was produced on specially designed envelopes.



2005 (December 1st)

2005 issue

Type 7, 38x21mm, designed by ? and printed by ? on sheets of 65 (13 rows of 5) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. A first day cover was produced on specially designed envelopes.



2006 (December 1st)

2006 issue
p>Type 8, 38x21mm, designed by ? and printed by ? on sheets of 65 (13 rows of 5) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. A first day cover was produced on specially designed envelopes.



2007 (December 1st)

2007 issue

Type 9, 38x21mm, designed by ? and printed by ? on sheets of 65 (13 rows of 5) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet. A first day cover was produced on specially designed envelopes.



Cancellations

Copthorne postmark

Type P1 - used on ordinary mail and FDCs throughout.

 



Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None None None None Dec 1 Dec 1 None None Dec 1 None
Carried None None None None . . None None . None
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Start Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Start Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 None None None
Carried . . . . . . . None None None

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This page last amended 1st May 2018
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