Cottingham
Humberside, England

Operated by 1st Cottingham (St. Mary's) Scouts.

1st Cottingham Scout Group is part of the Haltemprice District in the Scout County of Humberside.

Cottingham Poster

1987

1987 issue

Type 1, designed by ? and printed by ? on imperforate self-adhsive sheets of ? (? rows of ?).



1988

1988 issue

Type 2, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of 30 (6 rows of 5) on gummed, imperforate paper. A first day cover was made available in the shape of a Royal Mail cover with the Cottingham stamp cancelled with P1 in violet at left & 19p BPO stamp cancelled Hull Philatelic Counter 10 Dec 88 at right. There is nothing to indicate whether the Cottingham stamp was there initially or added later.



1989

1989 issue

Type 3, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?) on gummed, imperforate paper.



1989

1989 bulk post

Type C1, cachet intended for use on "bulk" postings instead of stamps.



1990

1990 issue

Type 4, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?) on gummed, imperforate paper.



1991

1991 issue

Type 5, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet.



1992

1992 issue

Type 6, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet.



1993

1993 issue

Type 7, multicoloured, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet.



1994

1994 issue

Type 8, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet.



1995 - 1997

1995 issue

Type 9, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of 8 (2 rows of 4) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet.



1998 - 2001

1998 dark issue 1998 bright issue

Types 10 & 11, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?).

Although the organisers say that no reprints have been made these are two distinctly different shades of green.



2005 (or thereabouts)

2005? issue

Type 12, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of 25 (5 rows of 5).



2008 (& possibly earlier)

2008? issue

Type 13, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of 25 (5 rows of 5).



2009

2009 issue

Type 14, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of 25 (5 rows of 5).



2013

2013 issue

Type 15, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of 25 (5 rows of 5).



2014

2013 issue

Type 16, designed by ? and printed by ? in sheets of 25 (5 rows of 5). As 2013 but more intense colours.



Cancellations

1987 postmark

Type P1 - seen used on ordinary mail in 1987, 1988 & 1996.

 


1988 postmark

Type P2 - seen used on FDCs in 1988.

 


1991 postmark

Type P3 - seen used on ordinary mail in 1991-94 & 1997.

 


1987 postmark

Type P4 - seen used on ordinary mail in 1991-92.

 


1987 postmark

Type P5 - seen used on ordinary mail in 1995 & 2001.

 


2008 postmark

Type P6 - seen used on ordinary mail in 2008.

 


2008 postmark

Type P7 - seen used on ordinary mail in 2008.

 



Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Carried None None None None None None c10,000 c10,000 c10,000 c10,000
Charge None None None None None None 10p 10p 10p 10p
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Charge . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Charge . . . . . . . 15p 15p .
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Charge . . 20p 20p . . . . . .

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