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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 87 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
SA43 22 773836480 2y E
KA9 2 3962747039 4y ER
3423202044 4y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 7m ER
TD9 80 7785579313 2m ER
KY5 145 6551379560 16m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 4y ER
HR8 296 818648443 14m ER
823670174 7y ER
HR8 476 823670181 2m ER
HR8 297 823670220 5y ER
CV34 127 2998058385 18m ER
WS3 49 528885534 5m ER
WS3 192 534706741 5m ER
WS3 296 568630635 5m ER
WS3 352 603773420 4m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 2y ER
WS1 72 832923703 4m ER
WS1 28 918445493 5m ER
WS1 35 5247243116 5m ER
WS1 36 5247243116 5m ER
WS4 138 7511388122 43h ER
WS1 30 7515419417 5m ER
WS1 8 7515419419 5m ER
PO4 109 851378420 4y ER
GU10 63 5129551125 2m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 21m ER
RH12 100 7636809633 4m ER
2022238144 4y ER
KT13 10 3260105793 5y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 5y ER
W4 41 4837708920 2y ER
SG2 235 803451443 8y ER
SG17 11 6184531707 21m ER
TN3 292 4318193739 4y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 2y ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 5y ER
WC1X 37 442370629 11m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 11m EVIIR;VR
6570733785 15m EVIR
BS20 700 5912264804 18m GIIR
NE13 236 778171008 2m GVI
NE29 25 298255170 5m GVIIR
NE25 265 4834378711 3m GVIIR
NE11 50 6504493311 2m GVIIR
PO21 40 7544434658 3m GVIIR
L2 756 618725901 5d 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 3w none
CH1 30 6875131017 3w none
CH1 399 7944645251 3w none
CH1 481 7947307546 3w none
L3 13 348135389 4d none
L2 217 348176010 5d none
L1 103 348176011 5d none
L1 36 348176015 5d none
L2 742 348176017 4d none
L2 740 348176018 4d none
L2 219 348176020 4d none
L2 463 618725899 4d none
L3 337 618725937 3d none
CH47 734 4174670091 7w none
L2 426 4709049667 4d none
CH45 4300 7691175451 3m none
CH44 616 7692950057 7w none
CH41 3900 7695616452 3m none
CH41 411 7695656735 3m none
CH41 999 7695916964 3m none
CH42 732 7703359080 3m none
CH62 838 7741664691 2m none
CH49 15 7846861276 7w none
L3 998 8015867554 3d none
DT9 2 2439289685 8w none
BH13 26 862922226 3m none
BH19 578 7685953097 3m none
WS1 626 7515419420 5m none
7549436554 4m none
LE14 52 1572685651 4y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 4y obscured
TA3 273 3655733341 3y unknown
TA4 102 5927354117 2y unknown
WD18 81 4798176698 3y unknown
WD18 95 4798176699 3y unknown
BN8 498 3541796104 5y unknown

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 2048 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1437 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 4731 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 141 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 2249 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 18973 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 2 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1416 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 501 No cypher on box.
42085 No royal_cypher tag.
E 1
ER 36
EVIIR;VR 2
EVIR 1
GIIR 1
GVI 1
GVIIR 4
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR; GR 3
none 29
obscured 2
unknown 5

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

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