Keynsham
Avon, England

Operated by 1st Keynsham Scouts. Serving Keynsham and Chewton Keynsham. No FDCs. Examples of the stamps with apparently overprinted dates are actually part cancellations not overprints.

1st Keynsham Scouts are part of the Wansdyke District in the Scout County of Avon.


1989 (December 4th)
1990 (December 3rd)
1991
1992
1993

1989 issue

Type 1, 28x45mm, designed by T. Jones (Committee member), printed by Fosse Way Press in Midsomer Norton in sheets of 21 (3 rows of 7). Line rouletted about 4.



1994
1995
1996
1997

1994 issue

Type 2, 28x45mm, designed by T. Jones (Committee member), printed by the Fosse Way Press in Midsomer Norton in sheets of 21 (3 rows of 7). Line rouletted about 4.



1998
1999
2000 (December 2nd)
2001
2002

1998 issue

Type 3, 28x45mm, designed by ?, printed by ? on circular self adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheets in rolls. A 2000 reprint is indistinguishable from the original, but a souvenir (first day of service) cover was issued in 2000 using plain white envelopes.



Cancellations

postmark

Type P1.


 

postmark

Type P2.


 

postmark

Type P3.


 

postmark

Type P4.


 

postmark

Type P5, used from 1995 onwards.


 

postmark

Type P6, used from 1989 onwards.


 

postmark

Type P7, used from 1990 onwards.


 

Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None None None None None None None None Dec 4 Dec 3
Printed None None None None None None None None 20,000 0
Charge None None None None None None None None 10p 10p
Carried None None None None None None None None 1,300 2,300
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Printed 0 0 0 20,000 0 . . . . .
Charge 10p 10p 10p 12p 12p 12p 12p 12p 12p 14p
Carried 3,000 3,400 3,800 3,500 4,500 . . . . .
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Printed . . . . . . . . . .
Charge 14p 14p . . . . . . . .
Carried . . . . . . . . . .

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This page last amended 3rd January 2006
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