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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', 'CIIIR', 'crown', 'scottish_crown', 'no'.

Found 63 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID J+ LE Royal Cypher Fixme
KA9 2 3962747039 J+ 6y ER
3423202044 J+ 5y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 J+ 4m ER
TD9 80 7785579313 J+ 6w ER
KY5 145 6551379560 J+ 9m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 J+ 21m ER
HR8 296 818648443 J+ 20m ER
HR8 476 823670181 J+ 20m ER
HR8 297 823670220 J+ 20m ER
CV34 127 2998058385 J+ 10m ER
GL55 82 4581637865 J+ 4m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 J+ 18m ER
WV11 393 4704534443 J+ 17m ER
WS4 138 7511388122 J+ 23m ER
WV12 186 8599392368 J+ 17m ER
PO4 109 851378420 J+ 5y ER
GU10 63 5129551125 J+ 2y ER
RG20 6 9248770310 J+ 10m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 J+ 12m ER
RH12 100 7636809633 J+ 2y ER
N16 20 653926276 J+ 2m ER
2022238144 J+ 6y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 J+ 7y ER
W4 41 4837708920 J+ 4m ER
SG2 235 803451443 J+ 21m ER
SG17 11 6184531707 J+ 3y ER
TN3 292 4318193739 J+ 6y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 J+ 8m ER
TN14 271 8762676728 J+ 14m ER
TN15 148 8773260024 J+ 14m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 J+ 21m ER
WC1X 37 442370629 J+ 10m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 J+ 10m EVIIR;VR
6570733785 J+ 3y EVIR
CT13 117 666944970 J+ 11d G6R
NE25 265 4834378711 J+ 2y GVIIR
LS10 749 2119779770 J+ 12m GVIR;obscured
L2 756 618725901 J+ 12m GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 J+ 6m Not␣visible
601121086 J+ 3w VR;GR
AB25 45 2959053827 J+ 13m VR;GR
TN13 53 410982516 J+ 3w VR;GR
CO15 150 311121032 J+ 9d eiir
TN9 33 9675194070 J+ 8d none
TN8 2222 10049176629 J+ 7d none
TN8 2221 10049176630 J+ 7d none
KY10 262 1929170519 J+ 13m obscured
WF3 81 255454227 J+ 13m obscured
LS26 98 305272226 J+ 11m obscured
WF3 156 364166373 J+ 7m obscured
WF2 113 366661940 J+ 13m obscured
LS11 398 452140246 J+ 10m obscured
LS11 203 522949231 J+ 10m obscured
WF1 278 986875060 J+ 13m obscured
WF1 256 1035709948 J+ 13m obscured
WF3 16 1151052047 J+ 13m obscured
LS12 945 1253177251 J+ 10m obscured
WF2 18 1573988394 J+ 12m obscured
LE14 52 1572685651 J+ 7m obscured
ME19 6 310856960 J+ 5y obscured
WF1 13 27483449 J+ 13m obscured;EIIR
WF2 108 264568218 J+ 13m obscured;EIIR
WF2 255 265589735 J+ 13m obscured;EIIR/EV

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 2882 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 2083 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 7418 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 143 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 3526 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 27041 Queen Elizabeth II (1952–2022).
crown 2 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 2322 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 896 No cypher on box.
35135 No royal_cypher tag.
ER 31
EVIIR;VR 2
EVIR 1
G6R 1
GVIIR 1
GVIR;obscured 1
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR;GR 3
eiir 1
none 3
obscured 14
obscured;EIIR 2
obscured;EIIR/EV 1

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

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