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Any member have any idea why the TR stamp has a red blur upper right, and/or why the red ring around 6 perfs?

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10

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Postmark appears to read EMA (sliema) or EN?. Definitely NOT a Sliema cancel, so brains into gear so we can explain who's postmark this is.

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1867 AD-1 cancel

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code letter B reversed 1867 Jan 8

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1897 REG-71 upside down & reversed S

30/10/1897

code letters listed only to O. How did this sneak in?

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1902 unknown cancel

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likely A with last letter D. readable 15PM 14 AU 02

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1914 Unknown Cancel

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Small single ring with 3 line number (day)/3 letter month/2 figure year. Have 3 items 6/AGO/14, ?/MAR/26, 2/SEP/?? on Malta stamps.

ANSWERED : Used by BANCO de ROMA in Malta, info provided by member

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1921 VAG-31a

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time appears to read 5.70PM

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1921 What cancel ref?

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No illustration of this cds in H/b, hence the query. Is this MAL-2.

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1922 PAR- cds 1922 Nov 6

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cancel has NO code letter or asterisk, and no indication of any ink marking where one should be. Has the letter fallen onto the day figure?

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1923 GPO-21

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Year slug inverted and reversed

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1927 unknown cancel

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SG140 with possible single ring showing 1927 ST. and likely 10-AM. have a second lower selvedge copy 1927 -AM

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cds

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Cancel to be identified. letters EITAN prominent! OR ETTAN

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Ed 2 1/2d earliest issue 1903

09/09/1903

item appears to have date of VAG-2 28FE01. My guess would be 1907.

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Odd cancel

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Appears to be a Valletta double ring cancel, but much is missing. cross/arc and centre.

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Odd usage

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Delivery Branch B.P.O. Malta

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Postage Paid cancel

15/12/1923

Symbol, where either 1/4d or 1/2d would be, requires investigation.

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SG111 What cancel ref?

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MALTA cancel- identification required 31.12.14 same as the earlier queried cancel MAL-2 on 1921 taxed postcard.

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SG34 2/6d

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a very unusual attempt at perforating down the right hand side, and straight cut to lower perfs.

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small pair of bars in Malta cds

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NO recorded Malta postal cds has these 2 bars!! Have a 5 copies ALL on SG192 & SG209 each with cancel as shown in a corner, with the 2 small bars either side of MALTA clearly visible.

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unknown cancel

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double ring cancel with barred centre containing figures. Cancel similiar to Siracusa Porto on p44 MSC H/b.

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unknown cancel

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Malta double ring cancel with date between 2 centre lines. Appears to be ?.7.2? What is in the top half?

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unknown cancel

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TAMLACT does not appear to be a Malta cancel, so what is the answer?

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unknown cancel

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double ring cancel AALLA with clear second cds showing MALTA

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VAG-2 questionable!

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single ring cancel looking like VAG-2, but having no C.O. after Valletta, with a 3 letter month. Right hand side of cancel in associated library to confirm. Possible Slogan?

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ZRC- 1

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the date 4 DE is upside down. There are sure to be many other cancels with incorrect configurations.

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