Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Northern Ireland

The Royal Mail issues country definitives (originally: regional definitives) for the four countries in the United Kingdom showing local motives. The first definitives for Northern Ireland were issued in 1958.
The stamp for the international tariff was affixed by myself. For some reason the stamp has also been cancelled with pen strokes.

Inside the envelope the Belfast Post Office sent me back my letter and the envelope I used to send the request. On the back of the envelope there are two more datestamps of Belfast.

Website of Royal Mail, definitives page:

Date sent: 14 April 2017
Date postmark: 18 April 2017
Date received: 20 April 2017
Number of days: 6
Envelope in collection: 3

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