Wembley (6th)
Middlesex, England

Operated by 6th Wembley (Middlesex) Scouts in conjuction with the 3rd Sudbury and 3rd and 7th Wembley Scouts. Two tier pricing for "own area" or "other areas" served by the other scout groups.

6th Wembley (Middlesex) Scouts are now part of the Greenford District within the Scout County of Greater London Middlesex West (Back in the 1980s they were part of the Wembley and Sudbury District within the Scout County of Greater London North West).

Many examples of colour trials, black prints and "specimen" overprints can be found. While these are out of the scope of this catalogue illustrations of individual stamps and miniature sheets are included for interest although no classification is attempted.

1982

1982 issue

Type 1, 44x21mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 8 (4 rows of 2) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1983

1983 issue 1983 issue

Types 2 and 3, 30x40mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes with the three 1983 stamps from 3rd & 6th Wembley on the one cover.



1984

1984 issue 1984 issue

Types 4 and 5, 30x40mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1985

1985 issue 1985 issue

Types 6 and 7, 39x25mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (5 rows of 2) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1986

1986 issue 1986 issue 1986 issue

Types 8 to 10, 25x33mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 12 (2 rows of 6) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1987

1987 issue 1987 issue 1987 issue

Types 11 to 13, 30x40mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1988

1988 issue 1988 issue 1988 issue

Types 14 to 16 and 14a/15a, 30x40mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5) and made up into booklets for sale. The lower stamps in the vertical pairs (types 14a/15a)show a variation in the "88" used in the year entry - this occurs in the right hand two stamps of the bottom row of the booklet pane & was caused by a shortage of 8s in the normal typeface meaning a different font had to be substituted. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1989

1989 issue 1989 issue 1989 issue

Types 17 to 19, 30x40mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1990

1990 issue 1990 issue 1990 issue

Types 20 to 22, 39x24mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (5 rows of 2) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1991

1989 issue 1989 issue 1989 issue

Types 23 to 25, 30x40mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes.



1992

1992 issue

Type 26, 30x40mm, designed by R A Phillips & printed by him on an Adana hand press in sheets of 10 (2 rows of 5) and made up into booklets for sale. First day covers were produced on locally designed envelopes. Locally designed Maximum cards were also produced.



Cancellations

The dates given are the earliest use of each cancellation as seen by the compiler, others may exist.

1982 cancel

Type P1. 1982.



1983 cancel

Type P2a. Violet. 1983.



1983 cancel

Type P2b. Black. 1983.



1983 cancel

Type P3. 1983.



1984 cancel

Type P4. 1984.



1986 cancel

Type P5. 1986.



1986 cancel

Type P6. 1986.



2002 cancel

Type P7a. HQ version. 2002.



2002 cancel

Type P7b. 2002. (The meaning of the "39" is unknown).



Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None Dec 10 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 8
Printed None 1,120 1,555 +
4,100
. . . . . . .
Carried None . 528 702 817 1,000 822 . 1,000 1,000
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Start Dec 9 Dec 10 None None None None None None None None
Printed . . None None None None None None None None
Carried . . None None None None None None None None

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