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OSM Postbox Royal Cypher Report

Table of Non-standard Values

Lists any UK postboxes with a royal_cypher tag whose value is not one of: 'VR', 'EVIIR', 'GR', 'EVIIIR', 'GVIR', 'EIIR', 'crown', 'scottish_crown', 'no'.

Found 73 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
SA43 22 773836480 2y E
KA9 2 3962747039 4y ER
3423202044 3y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 5m ER
KY5 145 6551379560 13m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 3y ER
HR8 296 818648443 11m ER
823670174 6y ER
HR8 476 823670181 5y ER
HR8 297 823670220 5y ER
CV34 127 2998058385 15m ER
WS3 49 528885534 2m ER
WS3 192 534706741 2m ER
WS3 296 568630635 2m ER
WS3 352 603773420 2m ER
WS3 3 683651968 2m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 2y ER
WS1 72 832923703 2m ER
WS1 28 918445493 2m ER
WS1 35 5247243116 2m ER
WS1 36 5247243116 2m ER
WS3 17 7511388121 2m ER
WS4 138 7511388122 2m ER
WS1 30 7515419417 2m ER
WS1 8 7515419419 2m ER
PO4 109 851378420 3y ER
DE74 185 1284965589 18m ER
RH12 100 7636809633 5w ER
RH14 50 7644733356 5w ER
2022238144 3y ER
KT13 10 3260105793 5y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 5y ER
W4 41 4837708920 2y ER
SG2 235 803451443 7y ER
SG17 11 6184531707 18m ER
TN3 292 4318193739 4y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 2y ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 5y ER
WC1X 37 442370629 8m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 8m EVIIR;VR
6570733785 13m EVIR
BS20 700 5912264804 15m GIIR
4354921524 3y GR;␣GVIR
NE29 25 298255170 2m GVIIR
NE25 265 4834378711 3w GVIIR
NE11 50 6504493311 11m GVIIR
PO21 40 7544434658 3w GVIIR
L2 756 618725901 3y GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 4y Not␣visible
601121086 4y VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 6y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 3y VR;␣GR
CH1 473 6872723100 9m none
CH1 30 6875131017 9m none
CH45 4300 7691175451 3w none
CH44 616 7692950057 3w none
CH41 3900 7695616452 3w none
CH41 411 7695656735 3w none
CH41 999 7695916964 3w none
CH42 732 7703359080 2w none
CH62 838 7741664691 6d none
BH13 26 862922226 3w none
BH19 578 7685953097 3w none
WS1 626 7515419420 2m none
7549436554 2m none
LE14 52 1572685651 4y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 3y obscured
TA3 273 3655733341 3y unknown
TA4 102 5927354117 22m unknown
WD18 81 4798176698 2y unknown
WD18 95 4798176699 3y unknown
BN8 498 3541796104 5y unknown
PE9 3 7107294126 6m àrtVR

Note that some Edward VII boxes actually only show an "ER" cypher, but these are relatively rare, and an "ER" value is just as likely to be an error from a mapper who's missed the small Roman numerals in EIIR.

Table of All Values

Cypher No. of Boxes Notes
VR 1981 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1395 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 4528 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 142 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 2150 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 18157 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 2 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1342 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 484 No cypher on box.
42514 No royal_cypher tag.
E 1
ER 37
EVIIR;VR 2
EVIR 1
GIIR 1
GR; GVIR 1
GVIIR 4
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR; GR 3
none 13
obscured 2
unknown 5
àrtVR 1

Some mappers have also user other keys to represent the Royal Cypher:

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