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St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society


founded 1976

   

 

 

SIG SH2

 

Postal datestamps of St. Helena since 2000 - still under construction - all support is very much appreciated - if you know of other postmarks or of other date of usage, please write to the Webmaster, thanks!

 

       

 

 

 

Jamestown oval date stamp

missing "Post Office"

37,5 x 27 mm

15 MR 2000 - only in 2000 ??

Jamestown oval date stamp

missing "Post Office"

31,5 x 26 mm

known 22 DEC 2000

 

Jamestown circular date stamp

used by favour on a cover to

England, normally used for

documents/postal orders, 25 mm

 

Jamestown oval date stamp

"Post Office"

31 x 25 mm

18 AP 2000 - 25 NOV 2008

Jamestown oval date stamp

"Post Office"

29 x 26 mm

1 FEB 2008 - 2 MY 2013

Jamestown oval date stamp

"Post Office"

34-35 x 27 mm

11 MY 2000 - still in use

Jamestown circular handstamps

28 mm, first usage seen

20 NOV 2013 - still in use 2015

 

 

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office Bluehill

7 FEB 2009 - today

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office Guinea Grass

St. Pauls, 7 FEB 2009 - today

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office Redhill St Pauls

7 FEB 2009 - today

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office Half Tree Hollow

7 FEB 2009 - today

 

 

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office Levelwood

7 FEB 2009 - today

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office Longwood

7 FEB 2009 - today

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office New Ground

St. Pauls. 7 FEB 2009 - today

oval datestamp 33 x 27 mm

Sub Post Office Sandy Bay

7 FEB 2009 - today

       

 

 

SIG TDC2

 

Contents: 1. Royal Society Expedition covers, 2nd mail

2. TdC instructional markings

3. H.M.S. Queen of Bermuda diary 1941 (in addition to the SAC article in August 2015 (by Cliff Allen)

4. collection of Tristan da Cunha Type Va covers

 

 

1. Royal Society Expedition covers, 2nd Mail - collected by Mike Faulds

SIG TDC2 Project of Mike Faulds to collect all known covers of the Royal Society Expedition, 2nd Mail (M.V. Frances Repetto).

If you have a RSE 2nd Mail cover in your collection, which isn't listed below, please be so kind to send a scan or a copy to Mike Faulds.

 

 

1

2

3 - philatelic - transported under cover, perhaps in the envelope #4? No postal markings 

4 -no Cape Town markings

5

 

6

7

 8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16 - unusual cover - interesting

17

18

19

20

21

22

   

 

 

If you want to see such a cover in connection with the whole Volcano Period please go to the webmaster's home page Tristan da Cunha >Volcano Period.

 


 

2.

Instructional markings Tristan da Cunha    collected by Klaus Hahn

 

Cachet Usage Measures Specifications

in use 1956-1961  

first seen on proof sheet 14 OC 1956

>>>> rare <<<<

1 January 1952 - ?  

in George Crabb's book p. 271 two variations are pictured,

a boxed T______d and a larger boxed T______c

I need a scan of: the 2 variations on cover

4 November 1952 and 16 March 1971  

see Robin's Monograph No. 20, p.4

seen only on 2 covers

>>> rare <<<

seen 15 JY 1975 - still in use 2012 63x15 mm

seen on Post Office proof sheet 2012

see Robins's Monograph No. 20, p.54

>>> rare <<<

     

in use 2012  

seen on Post Office proof sheet 2012

I need a scan: on cover

circular registration hand stamp 20 mm diameter seen on cover 1987

boxed RETURN hand stamp, a second RETURN hand stamp was seen with other letters

seen 1985, period of usage unknown

 

see also in Crabb's book p. 271 and Robin's monograph No. 20, p. 53

in use 2012  

seen on Post Office proof sheet 2012

I need a scan: on cover

1996   seen on a cover prepared by Robin Taylor

1996   seen on the same cover as before

24 January 2008 red seen on incoming cover

in use 2012  

seen on Post Office proof sheet 2012

I need a scan: on cover

 

 

3.

H.M.S. Queen of Bermuda Chronology Jan 1941 - April 1941 - shared by Cliff Allen

 

PDF download of the H.M.S. Queen of Bermuda Chronology 1941 - in addition to the H.M.S. Queen of Bermuda article in the August 2015 Chronicle

 

 

4.

known Tristan da Cunha covers with Type Va - collected by TDC2

Crabb - p. 195 - a known auction price: $1.700

a known auction price: $ 2.800 - low resolution

low resolution

Crabb - p. 195 - a known auction price: $1.900

low resolution

Crabb - p. 196

low resolution

low resolution

 

a known auction price: $800

low resolution

 low resolution

a known auction price: $2.600

low resolution

low resolution

new finding

Crabb p. 190, cover to Brazil - probably with Type Va on reverse as readable on p. 196

Jack Cole/SG auction 1998 - Va on reverse

low resolution

low resolution - Va on reverse

 

 

 

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