Kendal
Cumbria, England

Organised by 4th Kendal Scouts. Serving Kendal only. Stamps sold door to door and through shops for about 5 weeks before Christmas. Collection points open until about 20th December. No datestamps used. No FDCs. Area divided into 14 (later 16, even later back to 14) delivery areas and users of the Post were asked to write the delivery area at the top-left of the envelopes.

4th Kendal Scouts are part of the Kentdale District in the Scout County of Cumbria.

1987

1987 issue

Type 1, 28x32mm (sheet margins giving wider borders on one or two sides), designed by D. Winder & printed by K Shoes printing department, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Appears hand-drawn as all twelve stamps differ slightly, either in the width of the lines in 4K or the holly leaves or trees in the background. Sold at 1 per sheet.



1990

1990 issue

Type 2, 28x32mm (sheet margins giving wider borders on one or two sides), designed by D. Winder & printed by K Shoes printing department, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Appears hand-drawn as all twelve stamps differ slightly, either in the width of the lines in 4K or the holly leaves or trees in the background. Sold at 1 per sheet in 1990/2 and 1.25 in 1993.



1994

1994 issue

Type 3, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.25 per sheet.



1997

???? issue

Type 4, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



1998

1998 issue

Type 5, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



1999

1999 issue

Type 6, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



2000

2000 issue

Type 7, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



2001

2001 issue

Type 8, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



2002

2002 issue

Type 9, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



2003

2003 issue

Type 10, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



2004

2004 issue

Type 11, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



2005

2005 issue

Type 12, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 1.50 per sheet.



2006

2006 issue

Type 13, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 2.00 per sheet.



2007

2007 issue

Type 14, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 2.00 per sheet.



2008

2008 issue

Type 15, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 2.00 per sheet.



2009

2009 issue

Type 16, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 2.00 per sheet.



2010

2010 issue

Type 17, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 2.50 per sheet.



2011
2012

2011 issue

Type 18, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 2.50 per sheet.



2013

2013 issue

Type 19, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 3.00 per sheet.



2014

2014 issue

Type 20, 35x33mm, designed by David Winder & printed by The Piggeries Press, Kendal, in imperforate sheets of 12 (4 rows of 3). Sold at 3.00 per sheet.



Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None None None None None None . . . .
Carried None None None None None None 14,400 24,000 36,000 42,000
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
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Carried 54,000 66,000 78,000 80,400 . . . . . .
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