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Sherlock Holmes

(and related)

postmarks


based on a list prepared by Mac Yerkes

covers

(Have one not shown below? A better image? Please email.)
postmarkcountrydatedescription
Great Britain 29 Apr 1986 First Concorde Flight
Indianapolis - London
British airways

(profile of Holmes facing left)

USA
(Westport CT)
06880
24 Jul 1993 The Great Race Station
(fox as Holmes with magnifier)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993Autumn Stampex
London SW1
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993First Day of Issue
London
(deerstalker)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
S. H.
221B Baker Street
London NW1
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993Radio Times
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Baker Street London NW1
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 Jeremy Brett is Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Baker St
London NW1
Granada Television
(221B door)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993The Hound of the Baskervilles
Black Dog
Crediton • Devon
(hound)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 The Strand
London WC2
The Adventures
of
Sherlock Holmes
ACD
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 Sherlock Holmes
Granada TV
Manchester
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 Burial Place of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Minstead Lyndhurst Hants
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 The Arthur Conan Doyle Society
ACD
Penyffordd Chester
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 First Day of Issue
British Philatelic Bureau Edinburgh
(red, silhouette facing left)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 Sherlock Holmes
Baker Street
London NW1
(silhouette with magnifier facing left)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 The Arthur Conan Doyle Society
Chester
(silhouette of Doyle facing left)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 Sherlock Holmes Museum
221b Baker St.
London NW1
(silhouette facing right)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993Where Watson Met Holmes
St. Bartholomew's Hospital
London EC1
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 Baker Street Post Office
London W1
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 First Day of Issue
221B Baker Street
London NW1
(address sign, in red)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 Windlesham Manor
Crowborough
(Holmes and Doyle)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 The Sherlock Holmes Society
London
(deerstalker and pipe)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993 POID Bicentenary 1793 - 1993
London EC
(Post Office Investigation Department
Holmes facing left inside magnifier)
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993The Sherlock Holmes
Memorabilia
Company
Great Britain 12 Oct 1993A Venture to Promote the Life and Work
of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Conan Doyle Establishment
Crowborough E. Sussex
USA
(Long Beach, CA)
90815
8 Jan 1994 Honoring Arthur Conan Doyle
Creator of Sherlock Holmes
Stamp Expo / Station
Great Britain 1 Apr 1994The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Park Lane London
(deerstalker, magnifier, pipe, not first day)
Great Britain 5 May 1995 Sherlock Holmes
221B Baker Street
London
(silhouette facing right, not first day)
USA
(Syracuse, NY)
13220
20 Apr 1996 The Mycroft Holmes
Society of Syracuse
25 Years - 1971-1996
Baker Street Station
Guernsey6 Nov 1996Guernsey Post Office
(Holmes and hound)
Guernsey6 Nov 1996Guernsey Post Office
(Holmes and gull)
USA
(Anaheim, CA)
92802
9 May 1997Honoring Arthur Conan Doyle
Creator of Sherlock Holmes
Stamp Expo / Station
Great Britain 13 May 1997 Hound of the Baskervilles
Princetown Devon
(hound face)
Great Britain 13 May 1997 The Sherlock Holmes Museum
221B Baker Street
(silhouette with magnifier facing left)
Great Britain 13 May 1997The Hound of the Baskervilles
Baker Street
(silhouette facing left)
Great Britain 13 May 1997The Sherlock Holmes Society
of London
Baker Street
Dubrovnik, Croatia13-16 May 1998 27.Europska Regionalina
Konferencija Interpola
USA
(Tryon, NC)
28782
4-7 Nov 1999 Sherlock Holmes Festival
Centennial Station
Honoring William Gillette
USA
(Tryon, NC)
28782
10 Nov 2005 Sherlock Holmes Festival Station
Honoring William Gillette
USA
(S. Glen Falls, NY)
12803
17 Nov 2007 GlenPex Sta.
Famous Authors
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,
James Fenimore Cooper
USA
(Clifton Park, NY)
12065
5 Apr 2008 Clif-Pex 2008 Sta.
120th Anniversary
Adventure of the Yellow Face
USA
(Voorheesville, NY)
12186
7 Dec 2008 100th Meeting Station
Altamont's Agents* BSI
*Founded August 17, 1979
Baker Street Irregulars
(Please contact Mac Yerkes if you have any to trade.)
(Thanks to David E. Tompsett for the image of the 1998 Croatia Interpol postmark)

Thanks, Mac!

Meschede
Germany
August 30, 2000 Sherlock Holmes image on meter strip
Arnsberg
Germany
May 15, 2001 Sherlock Holmes image on meter strip
Itsehoe
Germany
September 16, 2003 Sherlock Holmes image on meter strip
Thanks to Peter Würfel in Münster, Germany for these German Sherlock Holmes postage meter strips.
See his Pegasus pages for the thematic group "Literature / Theatre / Fairy tales"


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