Cricket Ground Cancellations

Telegraph offices were set up by the GPO to cater for reporters’ submissions to their newspapers in the days before telephones. About thirty different cancellations are known.

Birmingham Cricket Ground

Size: 250mm diameter, lettering 25mm high
Proof date: 15.06.93

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History: Sold on eBay (Buy it now) for £28.99 March 2017

Bradford Cricket Ground

Size: 235mm diameter, lettering 20mm high
Proof date: 14.09.87
Size: 250mm diameter, lettering 30mm high
Proof date: ?

Brighton Cricket Ground

Size: 220mm diameter, lettering 20mm high
Proof date: 13.07.87

Brighton Cricket Ground cancellation
2656.40History: Sold on eBay, Jan 2015, for £2656.40

 History: Sold on eBay (Buy it now) for £38.99 March 2017

History: Sold on eBay (Buy it now) for £38.99 March 2017

Bristol Cricket Ground

Size: 235mm diameter, lettering 20mm high
Proof date: ?
Size: 220mm diameter, lettering 30mm high
Proof date: 10.07.93

Bristol Cricket Ground cancellation

Derby Cricket Ground

Size: 250mm diameter, lettering 30mm high
Proof date: 9.03.98

Dover Cricket Ground

Size: 250mm diameter, lettering 30mm high
Proof date: 21.08.09

Halifax Cricket Ground

Halifax Cricket Ground cds
Halifax Cricket Ground CancellationCert. RPS (1994)

1561.95 Halifax Cricket Ground cds on 1s green and carmineHistory: Sold on eBay by BygonesofBridlington for £1561.95 in March 2013

Leyton Cricket Ground
Leyton Cricket Ground cdsHistory: Sold on eBay, April 2014, for £1800

Lords Cricket Ground

Lords Cricket Ground cds

Lords Cricket Ground cancellation on 1s JubileeHistory: Sold by Andrew Vaughan (Aug 2016) for £1750

lords-cricket-ground-cancel-on-1s-green-and-carmineHistory: Sold on eBay September 2016 for £1’617.89 plus postage

Nottingham Cricket Ground

Nottingham Cricket Ground cancelHistory: Not sold on eBay with a minimum bid price of £2’500, Feb 2015

Nottingham Cricket Ground cds

Nottingham Cricket Ground cancellation

Sheffield Cricket Ground

Sheffield Cricket Ground cancel

Sheffield Cricket Ground cancellationHistory: Sold on eBay for £2850, July 2016

Sheffield Cricket Ground TelegramHistory: For sale by Andrew Lajer for £950 (March 2015)

Taunton Cricket Ground

Taunton Cricket Ground cds 392.45Cert. RPS (2016)

History: Sold on eBay for £392.45

Taunton Cricket Ground cds

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