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Cardiff Postmarks


Prestamp entire two line CAR/DIFF 1746

Prestamp entire two line CAR/DIFF 1746
Handstamp used April 1730 to November 1758


Prestamp front with Serpentine Cardiff Mark 1793

Prestamp front with Serpentine Cardiff 1793
Triple circle Free mark FE 4 93 (in Red)


Prestamp entire with Straight Line Cardiff Mark 1794

Prestamp entire with Straight Line Cardiff 1794
Manuscript date inside 23 April 1794


Prestamp cover with Horseshoe Cardiff Mark 1799

Prestamp cover with Horseshoe Cardiff 1799


Cardiff 1801 Straight Line 163 Boxed Mileage rated 6d to Monmouth

Cardiff 1801 Straight Line 163 Boxed Mileage
rated 6d to Monmouth


Cardiff 1803 Straight Line 163 Boxed Mileage to Agt Monmothshire Canal Compy Navigation House -Newport

Cardiff 1803 Straight Line 163 Boxed Mileage to
Agt Monmothshire Canal Compy Navigation House -Newport


Free Front with Cardiff Circular Dated Mileage mark 1817

Free Front with Cardiff Circular Dated Mileage mark 1817


Cardiff Double Arc and Maltese Cross 1841

Cardiff Double Arc and Maltese Cross on Penny Black 1841


Entire to Paris  with Cardiff Cicular Double Arc  mark 1852 in Blue

Entire to Paris with Cardiff Circular Double Arc mark 1852 in Blue


Envelope with Cardiff Sideways Duplex postmark 1856

Envelope with Cardiff Sideways Duplex postmark 1856


Envelope with Cardiff Sideways Duplex postmark 1857

Entire to Bradford with Cardiff Sideways Duplex postmark 1857


Entire with Cardiff Duplex postmark 1861

Entire to Hamburg with a pair of 6d stamps
Cardiff Duplex postmark 1861
marks of this type were used from 1858 until 1900's


Entire with Cardiff Duplex postmark 1872

Entire with Cardiff Duplex postmark 1872

Envelope with Squared Circle Cardiff  postmarks 1897

Envelope with Squared Circle Cardiff postmarks 1897 -
marks of this type were used from 1881 until 1904


Postcard with Cardiff Double Circle postmark 1911

Postcard with Cardiff Double Circle postmark 1911
various forms from 1899


FEED THE GUNS WITH WAR BONDS Slogan Postmark 1918 on Envelope

FEED THE GUNS/WITH WAR BONDS
Cardiff Slogan postmark 1918 on envelope
Slogan Postmarks were first used during 1917/18
they encouraged the buying of War Bonds


THE TELEPHONE/SAVES/TIME AND MONEY Slogan Postmark 1933 on envelope

THE TELEPHONE/SAVES/TIME AND MONEY
Cardiff Slogan postmark 1933 on Thunderstorm Report card
The first Telephone slogan appeared in 1926
a full scale campaign was undertaken from 1931 to 1933


GROW MORE FOOD/DIG FOR VICTORY Slogan Postmark 1939 on Envelope

GROW MORE FOOD/DIG FOR VICTORY
Cardiff Slogan postmark 1939 on envelope to Denmark
WWII Slogan Postmarks were combined with poster campaigns
home produced food was vital due to shipping blockades


SAVE YOUR/WASTE PAPER/FOR SALVAGE Slogan Postmark 1948 on Envelope

SAVE YOUR/WASTE PAPER/FOR SALVAGE
Cardiff Slogan postmark 1948 on Recycled Map Envelope
Post war austerity meant that recycling was a necessity


Covers of Cardiff Philatelic Society members.

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