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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 62 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID J+ LE Royal Cypher Fixme
KA9 2 3962747039 J+ 7y ER
3423202044 J+ 6y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 J+ 3m ER
EH9 120 54539520 J+ 3m ER
TD9 80 7785579313 J+ 10d ER
KY5 145 6551379560 J+ 3m ER
TA12 66 2908251909 J+ 3m ER
HR8 296 818648443 J+ 2y ER
HR8 476 823670181 J+ 2y ER
HR8 297 823670220 J+ 2y ER
CV34 127 2998058385 J+ 3m ER
GL55 82 4581637865 J+ 3m ER
DE12 1118 828110140 J+ 22m ER
WV11 393 4704534443 J+ 21m ER
WS4 138 7511388122 J+ 2y ER
WV12 186 8599392368 J+ 21m ER
PO4 109 851378420 J+ 6y ER
GU10 63 5129551125 J+ 2y ER
RG20 6 9248770310 J+ 14m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 J+ 3m ER
RH12 100 7636809633 J+ 2y ER
N16 20 653926276 J+ 3m ER
HA1 80 2022238144 J+ 3m ER
HP1 136 3451714211 J+ 7y ER
W4 41 4837708920 J+ 3m ER
SG2 235 803451443 J+ 2y ER
SG17 11 6184531707 J+ 4y ER
TN3 292 4318193739 J+ 6y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 J+ 3m ER
TN14 271 8762676728 J+ 18m ER
TN15 148 8773260024 J+ 18m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 J+ 2y ER
WC1X 37 442370629 J+ 3m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 J+ 3m EVIIR;VR
NE3 71 10100552773 J+ 3m GV
NE25 265 4834378711 J+ 3m GVIIR cannot be GVIIR, more likely EVIIR or GVIR
LS10 749 2119779770 J+ 3m GVIR;obscured
L2 756 618725901 J+ 10d GVR
AB31 351 2197906274 J+ 3d GVR
AB31 282 10284686132 J+ 3d GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 J+ 3m Not␣visible
601121086 J+ 4m VR;GR
AB25 45 2959053827 J+ 17m VR;GR
TN13 53 410982516 J+ 4m VR;GR
S11 364 7448950765 J+ 6d anon
KY10 262 1929170519 J+ 17m obscured
WF3 81 255454227 J+ 3m obscured
LS26 98 305272226 J+ 3m obscured
WF3 156 364166373 J+ 3m obscured
WF2 113 366661940 J+ 3m obscured
LS11 398 452140246 J+ 3m obscured
LS11 203 522949231 J+ 3m obscured
WF1 278 986875060 J+ 3m obscured
WF1 256 1035709948 J+ 3m obscured
WF3 16 1151052047 J+ 3m obscured
LS12 945 1253177251 J+ 3m obscured
WF2 18 1573988394 J+ 3m obscured
LE14 52 1572685651 J+ 3m obscured
ME19 6 310856960 J+ 4m obscured
WF1 13 27483449 J+ 3m obscured;EIIR
WF2 108 264568218 J+ 3m obscured;EIIR
WF2 255 265589735 J+ 3m 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 3004 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 2209 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 7821 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 143 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 3746 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 28812 Queen Elizabeth II (1952–2022).
crown 2 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 2586 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 962 No cypher on box.
33572 No royal_cypher tag.
ER 32
EVIIR;VR 2
GV 1
GVIIR 1
GVIR;obscured 1
GVR 3
Not visible 1
VR;GR 3
anon 1
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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