Wednesday 8 March 2023

March 2023 Postmark Slogans and other interesting postal markings.

All slogan postmarks used in March will be shown here; please check for latest updates before spending your time scanning, but if you have something new or another format, then please do send it in for publication. 

The British Heart Foundation slogan has continued this month, here's a one from Chester & N Wales (Caer a Gog Cymru) which is on a silver envelope, so not too clear.

BHF slogan, indistinct, Chester 01/03/2023

A better example from last month.

The first new slogan for March marks International Women's Day which is 8 March.  My thanks to JE for this very clear example from Preston (Lancashire and South Lakes) 06/03/2023

Women's Day
8 March 2023

International Women's Day slogan Lancashire and South Lakes 06/03/2023


As expected with Mothering Sunday fast approaching Royal Mail provides another slogan for the greetings card industry.  This example (thank you JE) is from the iLSM at Croydon and 14-03-2023 is probably the first day of use.  The only other one I've seen is a poor one from (I think) Peterborough.

Thanks also to JG for the alternative layout from SE Wales on 15/03/2023, and from JE the Preston one.

Mother's Day
19 March 2023

Mother's Day slogan postmark Croydon Mail Centre 14-03-2023

Mother's Day slogan postmark SE Wales Mail Centre 15/03/2023

Mother's Day slogan postmark Lancashire and South Lakes (Preston) Mail Centre 15/03/2023

If you have any other slogans used this month, or any other interesting postal markings, please send them to the email address in the top right of this blog.  Thank you.

Remember, all postmarks appearing in March will be added to this post, so check here before you spend time scanning and emailing.  I'll try to add new ones as quickly as possible.



  1. The IWD cancel reads 'Embrace Equity' not 'Equality'

    1. Thank you! It makes my text line up more realistically with two letters omitted!


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