CILP Online Stamp Catalogue Pt.1 2010-20

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 Canvey Island Local Post: Stamps Issued 2010-2020



Canvey Local Post Dutch Cottage 1618 Stamp

CP001

Dutch Cottage Museum 1618

CP001

Issued on: 26-11-2010

Size: 25x25mm

Print Run: 300

Series: Definitive

Variants: CP033 

Description:

The first stamp issued by CILP. Shows the Dutch Cottage built in 1618. Used as a residential dwelling until 1952, now a museum owned by the local authority. Image: P. Wilkinson.




 


Canvey Local Post Battle of Britain Stamp

C002

Salute to the Few 1940-2010

CP002

Issued on: 27-11-2010

Size: 40x30mm

Print Run: 210

Series: Commemorative

Variants: CP032

Description:

Commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain 1940. Shows an original Hawker Hurricane that fought in the battle from the RAF Battle of Britain Flight. Image: Arpingstone.



 

   

Canvey Local Post Lighthouse and Buoy Stamp

CP003

Chapman Light and Buoy

CP003

Issued on: 15-12-2011

Size: 25x18mm

Print Run: 500

Series: Definitive

Variants: None

Description:

Miniature stamp showing the Chapman Sands lighthouse situated in the River Thames Estuary off Canvey Island from 1851 to 1957. Replaced by an automatic light and bell buoy.


 

Canvey Local Post QEII Diamond Jubilee Stamp

CP004

QEII Diamond Jubilee 1952-2012

CP004

Issued on: 01-06-2012

Size: 24x32mm

Print Run: 180

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Celebrates HM Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years  reign from 1952 to 2012. 



Canvey Local Post London Olympics 2012 Stamp

CP005

 30th Olympic Games London 2012

CP005

Issued on: 02-07-2012

Size: 54x24mm

Print Run: 240

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Shows Hadleigh Castle ruins. Commemorates the London Olympics and the Mountain Bike event held locally at Hadleigh Farm, Castle Point Borough, Essex, England. Image: Chris Beach.

 

   

Canvey Local Post 1953 Flood Stamps

CP006                            CP008


Canvey Local Post 1953 Flood Stamps

 CP007


Canvey Local Post 1953 Flood Stamps

      CP009       

“Great Tide” 60th Anniversary 2013

CP006 Canvey from the air

CP007 Army DUKW rescue

CP008 Rebuilding the sea wall

CP009 Memorial dedication

Issued on: 31-01-2013

Size: 30x40mm (H) 40x30mm (V)

Print Run: 60 sets

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Commemorates the winter flood of 31 January 1953, which claimed 58 lives on Canvey Island and many more along the east coast of England and the Netherlands.   



Canvey Local Post 1914 BEF France Stamp

CP010

"Old Contemptibles” B.E.F. 1914

CP010

Issued on: 22-11-2014

Size: 29x45mm

Print Run: 300

Series: Commemorative

Variants: CP016 “1916” Somme Overprint

Description:

Commemorates the centenary of the British regular army, British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F.) in Belgium prior to November 22, 1914. Although this stamp pays specific tribute to the early B.E.F., it also honours all British and Empire soldiers who served in the Great War. Features Sgt., William ‘Bill’ Wilkinson K.S.L.I., B.E.F. 1914.


Canvey Local Post Lighthouse and Yacht Stamp


CP011

Chapman Sands Lighthouse and Yacht

CP011

Issued on: 29-04-2015

Size: 30x43mm

Print Run: 250

Series: Commemorative

Variants: Missing Yellow CP011A

Description:

Drawing of Chapman Lighthouse and Yacht by an unknown artist, from a Canvey Island period postcard c.1928.

  


CP011A

Chapman Lighthouse “Missing Yellow”

CP011A

Issued on: 29-04-2015

Size: 30x43mm

Print Run: 75

Series: Commemorative

Variants: CP011

Description:

Printing error on three sheets totalling 75 stamps.  Missing Yellow ink (partial and full examples) identified in May 2018 when half of the stamps affected had been postally used or sold mint, prior to error being discovered. (Screen colours vary and error may not be clear when viewing on your device). 


Canvey Local Post Penny Black Stamp

CP012

175th Anniversary Penny Black

CP012

Issued on: 06-05-2015

Size: 25x31mm

Print Run: 288

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Commemorates the 175th Anniversary of the 1840 Penny Post and issue of the famous ‘Penny Black’. 

 

Canvey Local Post B-17 Flying Fortress Stamp

CP013

B-17 “Heavenly Body II”

CP013

Issued on: 22-11-2014

Size: 59x20mm

Print Run: 270

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Issued in memory of the American airmen who died when two returning B-17s from a bombing mission collided off Canvey Point in 1944.


Canvey Local Post William Shakespeare Stamp

CP014

400th Death Anniversary Shakespeare

CP014

Issued on: 23-04-2016

Size: 26x43mm

Print Run: 75

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Commemorates the 400th death anniversary of playwright and actor William Shakespeare on St. George's Day in 1616. 

 

Canvey Local Post QEII 90th birthday Stamp

CP015

HM The Queen 90th Birthday

CP015

Issued on: 22-11-2014

Size: 26x43mm

Print Run: 75

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Commemorates the 90th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2016. Windsor Castle features in the background. 

 


Canvey Local Post Somme 1916 Stamp

CP016

Battle of the Somme 1916

CP016

Issued on: 01-07-2016

Size: 29x45mm

Print Run: 34

Series: Commemorative

Variants: CP010 “Old Contemptibles”

Description:

Commemorates the Battle of the Somme, 1916. “Old Contemptibles” stamp overprinted “1916” in black. Only 34 stamps were overprinted, of which 18 were used on commemorative postcards.

  

Canvey Local Post Endangered Insects Stamps

CP017                       CP018

 

Canvey Local Post Endangered Insects Stamps

CP019                       CP020

Endangered Fauna & Flora: Insects (Series 1)

CP017 Brown-banded Carder Bee

CP018 Shrill Carder Bee

CP019 Emerald Damselfly

CP020 Weevil Wasp

Issued on: 21-08-2017

Size: 31x31mm

Print Run: 70 sets

Series: Endangered Fauna & Flora 

Variants: None

Description:

Set of four horizontal strip stamps showing rare and endangered insects and bees found locally at Canvey Wick Nature Park. Images: S. Falk (CP017); I. Leidus (CP018); C. Sharp (CP019); BWARS (CP020).  


Canvey Local Post Seaplane Air Mail Stamp

CP021

Seaplane Air Mail

CP021

Issued on: 04-09-2017

Size: 44x25mm

Print Run: 150

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Single NVI horizontal stamp showing period postcard illustration of Seaplanes  bearing ‘Priority’ and ‘A’ legends for use on overseas mail. Used on post passed to the mainland UK Royal Mail for onward transmission by air.


Canvey Local Post Admiral Jellicoe Pub Stamp

CP022

 Canvey Local Post King Canute Pub Stamp

CP023

 Canvey Local Post Lobster Smack Pub Stamp

CP024

 Canvey Local Post Haystack Pub Stamp

CP025

Famous Public Houses

CP022 The Admiral Jellicoe

CP023 The King Canute

CP024 The Lobster Smack

CP025 The Haystack

Issued on: 23-10-2017

Size: 44x25mm

Print Run: 45 sets

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Digitised into monochrome artist style sketches from vintage postcards, these stamps show famous Canvey public houses or pubs. Since issue, The Admiral Jellicoe has been destroyed by fire, and the King Canute converted into a supermarket. 


Canvey Local Post Christmas Penguins Stamp


 CP026

Happy Puddingmas Penguins!

CP026

Issued on: 27-11-2017

Size: 44x25mm

Print Run: 75

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Single horizontal stamp showing an original Christmas cartoon Happy Puddingmas Penguins! by Paul Munro. Used mainly on local Christmas card mail deliveries but a few have been used on mainland and overseas mail. Image: P. Munro.

 

Canvey Local Post QEII Accession Anniversary Stamps

    CP027             CP028    

 

Canvey Local Post QEII Royal Standard Stamp

CP029

      

Canvey Local Post QEII Accession Anniversary Stamps

 CP030             CP031

Queen Elizabeth II Life and Service

CP027 Princess Elizabeth 1928

CP028 On the radio 1940

CP029 The Royal Standard

CP030 HM The Queen 1953

CP031 HM The Queen 2013

Issued on: 06-02-2018

Size: 31x31mm

Print Run: 84 sets

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Issued on the anniversary of accession, 1952. Set of five strip stamps showing Queen Elizabeth II throughout her life from 1928 to 2013. A central fifth stamp in the strip shows the Royal Standard.


Canvey Local Post RAF Centenary Hurricane Stamp

CP032

R.A.F. Centenary 1918-2018

CP032

Issued on: 01-04-2018

Size: 40x30mm

Print Run: 22

Series: Commemorative

Variants: CP002

Description:

Commemorates the centenary of the Royal Air Force, formed from the Royal Flying Corps. ‘Salute to the Few’ Hurricane stamp of 2010 with red overprint ”R.A.F 1918-2018”. 


Canvey Local Post Dutch Cottage 400th Anniversary Stamp

CP033

Dutch Cottage 400th Anniversary

CP033

Issued on: 03-10-2018

Size: 25x25mm

Print Run: 25

Series: Definitive

Variants: CP001 Dutch Cottage

Description:

Celebrating the 400th anniversary of the building of the Dutch Cottage. 2010 Dutch Cottage stamp overprinted in red 1618 and 2018.


Canvey Local Post NHS 70 Years Stamp

CP034

NHS 70 Years 1948-2018

CP034

Issued on: 31-10-2018

Size: 54x24mm

Print Run: 240

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Commemorating 70 years since the foundation of the National Health Service in 1948. Features Aneurin Bevan, the leading figure in the formation of the service, and a poignant quote from him which is just as relevant today.


Canvey Local Post Women's Suffrage Centenary Stamp

CP035

Women’s Suffrage Centenary 2018

CP035

Issued on: 01-11-2018

Size: 79x54mm

Print Run: 80

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Features a woodcut of a Suffragist march by artist Mary Lanchaster. The main legend is in Suffragette colours of purple, white and green. This large format stamp includes elements that represent the two main women's suffrage movements in Britain in 1918.


 Canvey Local Post WWI Armistice Centenary Stamp

CP036

WWI Armistice Centenary 1918-2018

CP036

Issued on: 11-11-2018

Size: 44x26mm

Print Run: 150

Series: Commemorative

Variants: None

Description:

Released on Armistice Day. The legend, "Lest We Forget", refers to the often-quoted phrase on Remembrance Sunday and is attributed to either the poem "Recessional" by Rudyard Kipling, or Laurence Binyon's "Ode of Remembrance". Stylised red poppy design. Image: Morino.

  

 Canvey Local Post Coat of Arms Foot Mail Stamp

CP037


Canvey Local Post Coat of Arms Express Mail Stamp

CP038

 

Canvey Local Post Coat of Arms Official Mail Stamp

CP039

Coat of Arms (Armorial) Definitives

CP037 Standard foot mail

CP038 Express bicycle mail

CP039 Official postmaster mail

Issued on: 01-04-2019

Size: 24x37mm

Print Run: 300 / 300 / 150*

Series: Definitives

Variants: None

Description:

A set depicting the arms of Canvey Island Urban District prior to the 1972 England local government reorganisation which saw the amalgamation of the local authority with the mainland local authority. Three letter rates; Standard, Express, and Official* (Postmaster Use).

  

Canvey Local Post Emergency Mail Service Covid-19 Stamp

CP040

Emergency Mail Service (Covid-19)

CP040

Issued on: 23-04-2020

Size: 43x26mm

Print Run: 90

Series: Emergency

Variants: CP040A 

Description:

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on local UK Royal Mail deliveries, the CILP scheduled additional services for Canvey Island. The stamp was originally designed and printed in July 2016 in preparation for use during postal service disruption or civil emergency. A total of 90 stamps were printed and of these, 10 stamps were made available to collectors as a 'Specimen' overprint in November 2016. 

  

Canvey Local Post Emergency Mail Service Specimen Stamp

CP040A



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

 

 


 


 

 

 


 

 

 


 


 


 


 


 

 

 

Emergency Mail Service SPECIMEN

CP040A

Issued on: 18-11-2016

Size: 43x26mm

Print Run: 10

Series: Emergency

Variants: CP040

Description:

The stamp was designed and printed in July 2016 in preparation for use, as required, during any future postal service disruption or civil emergency. A total of 90 stamps were printed and of these, 10 stamps were made available to collectors as a 'Specimen' overprint.

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CILP Online Stamp Catalogue 2010-20 by Paul Wilkinson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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