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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 38 boxes with non-standard values.

Box Number Node ID LE Royal Cypher Fixme
SA43 22 773836480 12m E
KA9 2 3962747039 3y ER
TA12 66 2908251909 2y ER
3423202044 2y ER
TA13 73 4318197498 2y ER
HR8 296 818648443 4y ER
823670174 5y ER
HR8 476 823670181 4y ER
HR8 297 823670220 4y ER
PO4 109 851378420 2y ER
CV34 127 2998058385 10d ER
DE12 1118 828110140 15m ER
DE74 185 1284965589 3m ER
TN3 292 4318193739 2y ER
TN32 256 5746531757 9m ER
SG2 235 803451443 6y ER
2022238144 2y ER
KT13 10 3260105793 4y ER
HP1 136 3451714211 4y ER
W4 41 4837708920 15m ER
SG17 11 6184531707 3m ER
IP22 7073 3509002579 3y ER
WC1X 37 442370629 10m EVIIR;VR
WC1X 237 442370629 10m EVIIR;VR
BS20 700 5912264804 4d GIIR
4354921524 2y GR;␣GVIR
L2 756 618725901 2y GVR
HP10 124 3918676472 3y Not␣visible
601121086 2y VR;␣GR
AB25 45 2959053827 4y VR;␣GR
TN13 53 410982516 2y VR;␣GR
LE14 52 1572685651 3y obscured
ME19 6 310856960 2y obscured
TA3 273 3655733341 22m unknown
TA4 102 5927354117 6m unknown
BN8 498 3541796104 3y unknown
WD18 81 4798176698 19m unknown
WD18 95 4798176699 23m 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 1768 Queen Victoria (1837–1901).
EVIIR 1241 King Edward VII (1901–1910).
GR 3839 King George V (1910–1936).
EVIIIR 142 King Edward VIII (1936).
GVIR 1826 King George VI (1936–1952).
EIIR 15805 Queen Elizabeth II (1952– ).
crown 3 Crown only; no initials.
scottish_crown 1181 Scottish Crown only; often used on modern Scottish boxes.
no 434 No cypher on box.
42457 No royal_cypher tag.
E 1
ER 21
EVIIR;VR 2
GIIR 1
GR; GVIR 1
GVR 1
Not visible 1
VR; GR 3
obscured 2
unknown 5

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

Data derived from OpenStreetMap data, © OpenStreetMap Contributors, licensed under Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL). XAPI courtesy of Overpass API.