Whitstable
Kent, England

Organised by 6th Whitstable Scouts. Serving Seasalter, Whitstable, Tankerton, Swalecliffe & Chestfield.

6th Whitstable is a group within the Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay District in the Scout County of Kent.

1983 - 1984

1983 issue

Type 1, 40x77mm, printed by ? in sheets of ? (? rows of ?), a first day cover was produced on a plain white envelope.



1985 - 1987

1985 issue

Type 2.



1988 - 1997

1988 issue

Type 3.



1998 - 2000

1998 issue

Type 4.



2001

2001 issue

Type 5.



2002

2002 issue

Type 6, 38x25mm, printed by ? in sheets of 49 (7 rows of 7) self-adhesive labels on an imperforate backing sheet.



Cancellations

1983 cancel

Type P1, used on FDCs in 1983.


1985 cancel

Type P2, used in 1985.


date cancel

Type P3, used intermittently from 1986.


date cancel

Type P4, used intermittently from 1987.


A single line datestamp as type P3 or P4 in varying colours was used on covers from 1986 onwards but it is not clear wheter it was applied by a collector or the post as the same datestamp (in the same colour/date combinations) can be seen on several Kent posts.


Statistics

Year 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Start None None 17 Dec . . . . . . .
Charge None None 8p 8p 8p 8p 8p 8p 9p 9p
Carried None None 3,436 . . . . . . .
Year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Charge . . . . . . . . . .
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Start . . . . . . . . . .
Charge 12p 12p . . . . . . . .
Carried . . . . . . . . . .
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Start . . . . . . . 26 Nov . covid
Charge 12p 12p . . . . . 20p . covid
Carried . . . . . . c 10,000 . . covid

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