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CINDERELLA LABELS are those items of PAPER EPHEMERA which are issued by organisations to serve as "LOCAL CARRIAGE LABELS", or they may be some form of publicity label. THEY NORMALLY DO NOT HAVE POSTAL VALIDITY. Match box labels are also included in this section.


     

Our Ref. No.

Date of issue

Reason for the issue and brief details

CIN/001 1850?

 

GREAT BRITAIN
An issue of labels issued by W H Mason
miniature engravings of players to be used as seals

No illustration available.
If you have one of these labels we would be pleased to illustrate it - either send the stamp by post for us to "scan"- (we will return it the same day) or send it by e-mail using either giff or jpeg.
  

 CIN/002

1898

GREAT BRITAIN
A single label issued for
"The Real Cricket Conference"

No illustration available.
If you have one of these labels we would be pleased to illustrate it - either send the stamp by post for us to "scan"- (we will return it the same day) or send it by e-mail using either giff or jpeg.
  

CIN/002AA
1903

 

GREAT BRITAIN

MELLIN'S FOOD LABEL

Just discovered - on reverse of envelope posted from New Zealand to New York,

THE EARLIEST LABEL SEEN!!

 

 

 

CIN/003 1908

GERMANY
1 of a set of 6 SPORTS labels issued in NURNBERG - the other five cover:
Hockey, Football, Tennis, Light Athletics(Javelin) and Ski-ing
(Winter sports). The artist is E Stahl.


   
  

 

   CIN/004 1913

DENMARK
Steensen's Margarine  - issued by a company called Andreasen & Lachmann in Copenhagen. Numbered on the reverse and goes up to 1050.

 

 

 


 CIN/005

 

 

1914

DENMARK
A Poster Stamp to be scrutinised!
Sample provided by Graham Seymour


Although it is clearly a Football label, see the typesetting enlargement below and you will understand why this has been missed as a "CRICKET" label - AND BECAUSE OF THIS IT IS EXTREMELY RARE!


 

 CIN/006 1936

AUSTRALIA
1 of a set of 9 labels to publicise
South Australia's Centenary
The original issue consisted of
a sheet of 30 roughly perforated labels, featuring Flower Festival(4), Scouts(4), Guides(4), Adelaide(3), Tennis(3), Racing(3), Hurdles(3), Aeroplane(3) and Cricket(3)
There have also been colour reproductions issued in an imperf sheet.


 

CIN/007 1941

GREAT BRITAIN
A single label to commemorate the CENTENARY of CHELTENHAM COLLEGE


 

 

 

CIN/008 1950?

GREAT BRITAIN
Label for regular
SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
 

 

CIN/009 1954

AUSTRALIA
A Series of 18 labels shows the English players in Australia for the 1954 ASHES TOUR


 

The following panes appeared on e-bay for £480 each on 20 August 2014


 

CIN/010 19/20th July 195

GREAT BRITAIN
2 labels to publicise
SOUTHAMPTON SCHOOLS
ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION 

 


Sponsored by The News Chronicle

 

CIN/011 196?

GREAT BRITAIN
3 labels to publicise
HAMPSHIRE C.C.C.  to recruit NEW MEMBERS
 
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We are indebted to Tony Laughton for supplying us with images of these 3 Labels after all this time!

CIN/012 1966

 

GREAT BRITAIN
Sheet of 6 labels to commemorate the
Cricket Match between Harrisons and The Crown Agents

 

 

CIN/013 8 Feb 1971

 

GREAT BRITAIN
A set of labels isssued during the Postal Strike

The first 3 issued 8th Feb 1971
 

 

The next 3 issued 12th Feb 1971

"Ashes retreived" issued 22nd Feb 1971 - "All over" issued 7th March 1971

 

CIN/014 28 Jan 1971

 

GREAT BRITAIN
A set of 2 labels, used during the Postal Strike, by Purnell's London Express - we need to see a sample of these if anyone has copies, please.

 

Note different shades of Blue on the 10p label.

CIN/015 28 Jan 1971

 

GREAT BRITAIN
A label, used during the Postal Strike, by Colin Ward Enterprise, Norwich - 1 of 8 different (see FDC belows) featuring The ASHES 

 

CIN/016 12 Feb 1971

 

 

19 Feb 1971

 

 

 

The Airmail issued 12 Feb 1971

 

GREAT BRITAIN
A set of 5 labels, used during the Postal Strike, by Gloucester Emergency - note overprint for The Ashes.

 

 

The 3 original labels

 
Both labels have the same design and value, one on Green paper - the other on Blue with an overprint to Commemorate The Ashes.

 

The above 8 labels were all made available in a special Presentation Pack

 

 

CIN/017

 

10th Dec 1981

 

AUSTRALIA
A set of 3 labels, used during the Postal Strike, by Strand Stamps, Victoria


 
 

These labels were also issued imperf.

 

A further set of labels were issueed with "Specimen"Overprint.

 

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CIN/018 1982

 

GREAT BRITAIN
A sheet of 6 labels, used to publicise
STAMPEX in London

 

CIN/019 11 Aug 1982

 

AUSTRALIA
A "Postage Paid" design - fully authorised for use in Australia - available  in black, red and green and on envelopes, stickers and as a label.


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CIN/020 19 May 1982

 

AUSTRALIA
A "Postage Paid" label - fully authorised for use in Australia - shows CRICKET BALL - seen in both Black and Red again on envelopes, labels and stickers.   

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CIN/020A 1982

 

STAFFA
Features a Cricket Bat and ball A private island off the Isle of Mull.

 

 

   

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