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ThumbnailTypeItemDateOther ImagesReginald's addressCard No
Illegally reused"Double" card - joined back to back with "B" (not yet found) and constantly redirected. Nice Valletta (Malta) postmark24th May 1896
(reused in 1898/9)
Stanstead RoadA
Illegally reused"Double" card - joined back to back with "B" and constantly redirected14th August 1897
(reused in 1898)
Shelley HallA
Illegally reused"Double" card - joined back to back with "A" and constantly redirected17th April 1897
(reused in 1898)
Stanstead RoadB
Illegally reusedOriginally posted to Ernest Arnold in 1897. Bray reposted it to himself a number of times in September 189819th April 1897
(reused in 1898)
Stanstead RoadC
Illegally reusedOriginally posted to Bray (by Arnold) in 1897. Bray reposted it to a fictitious address in 189919th April 1897
(reused in 1899)
Stanstead Road
Illegally reusedOriginally posted to Ernest Arnold in 1897. Bray reposted it to himself a number of times in 1898 and 18997th June 1897
(reused in 1898 and 1899)
Stanstead Road
Illegally reusedRedirected more than a year after the orginal posting7th June 1897
(reused in 1898)
Stanstead Road
Illegally reusedRedirected more than a year after the orginal posting8th June 1897
(reused in 1899)
Stanstead Road
Miniature cardTiny card (3" x 1") that was smaller than the regulations (3" x 2") permitted17th December 1897 Possibly sent by Ernest Arnold
Miniature cardTiny card (3" x 1") that was smaller than the regulations (3" x 2") permitted22nd December 1897Possibly sent by Ernest Arnold
Miniature cardTiny card (3" x 1") that was smaller than the regulations (3" x 2") permitted2nd January 1898Stanstead Road
Illegally reusedRedirected to fictitious address8th April 1898Stanstead Road
Challenging address"To the occupier of the last house in England, Land's End"18th May 1898Stanstead Road13
Rhyming addressCard sent to Ernest Arnold in Ivybridge22nd June 1898Stanstead Road
Challenging addressSent to Post Offices around the World25th July 1898Stanstead Road
Challenging addressFingall's Cave28th July 1898Stanstead Road110
Challenging addressEddystone, The Smallest Inhabited Island in the World13th September 1898Stanstead Road167
Illegally reusedOriginally sent to Ernest Arnold in October 1897, this card was constantly reposted during September and October 189813th September 1898Stanstead Road
Left in unusual placeMiniature card left at Chudleigh Rocks to be found and returned. Sent back with a humorous rhyme17th September 1898 Stanstead Road
Illegally reusedOne card of a "Double" card - joined back to back with another that is yet to come to light. This card was reposted in October 1898 and then used to create a "Double" which was constantly reposted during May 18991st October 1898Stanstead Road
Rhyming addressCard sent to A.J. Vanham in Stamford Hill12th October 1898Stanstead Road
Illegally reusedHalf of a reply-paid card originally sent from France to a London stamp dealer in 1893 and then reused by Bray on a number of occasions in 189829th October 1898Stanstead Road
Unusual requestTo "The Vicar, of Musgrave Church, Brough, Westmorland" with request for the card to be returned. Assumed to be an attempt to obtain a postmark of Brough or Musgrave1st November 1898Stanstead Road
Challenging addressCoded message with address written above line at top 4th November 1898 Stanstead Road
Enquiry to PostmasterCard sent to the Brockhampton Postmaster asking if a previously posted (rebus) card had been delivered safely9th November 1898Stanstead Road
Challenging addressRebus puzzle address sent to ..... you work it out!"11th November 1898Stanstead Road240
Challenging addressSent to "A Resident of Hallingbury where land used to be held by handing over yearly to the King's exchequer a packet of postcards and a Silver Needle"17th November 1898Stanstead Road241
Challenging addressRedirected to fictitious address with previously used stamp attached3rd December 1898Stanstead Road
Challenging addressDeliberately redirected to a fictitious address21st December 1898Stanstead Road
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