Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Universal Postmarking Machines - late usages still recorded

We've previously reported on the Christmas use of Universal machines, often with antique slogans, but it's unusual to get one from a Mail Centre at this time of year, so thanks to RS for this.

I don't think we have had a report from Medway Mail Centre before, so this example on 6 May 2017 of the Sorter-Canceller-Machine is welcome and will be noted by the British Postmark Society.  Kent seems to have adopted continental timing, with a day-slug inserted into the 'hour' slot, giving 1315PM.

Our reader RS has another report, this time from North and West Yorkshire on 9 May 2017, machine number 4, with the old 
to use the 

We're happy to have all reports!

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