Old Dalby
Leicestershire, England

Operated from 1984, except 1987, serving Old Dalby, Nether Broughton & Kinoulton. Profits to Blue Peter appeal each year. From 1984 to 1986 deliveries were accompanied by a carol from the Scout band and covers received the special cachet type C1.

1st Old Dalby Scouts is a Group within the ??? District in the Scout County of Leicestershire.


1984 (December 19th)
1985 (December 16th)
1986 (December 16th)
1988 (December 16th)
1989 (December 16th)
1990 (December 17th)
1991 (December 17th)

1984 issue

Type 1, 30x30mm, designed by Doug Armstrong and printed by ?. A first day cover was produced on plain envelopes in 1984 and subsequently first day of service covers were produced in following years, all on plain white envelopes.



2001

2001 issue still needed

Type 2.



2002

2002 issue still needed

Type 3.



2003

2003 issue

Type 4.



Cancellations

Old Dalby postmark

Type P1 - used on all mail (up to 2000?).


Old Dalby postmark

Type P2 - used on all mail in 2003.


Carol delivery cachet

Type C1 - used from 1984 to 1986 when delivered by the band.



Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None None None Dec 19 Dec 16 Dec 16 None Dec 16 Dec 16 Dec 17
Printed None None None 4,000 0 0 None 0 0 0
Charge None None None 10p 10p 10p None 10p 10p 10p
Carried None None None c.400 c.400 c.400 None c.400 c.400 c.400
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Start Dec 17 . . . . . . . . .
Printed 0 . . . . . . . . .
Charge 10p . . . . . . . . .
Carried c. 400 . . . . . . . . .
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Start . . . . . . . . . .
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This page last amended 15th August 2006
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