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Irish Post Offices & Postmarks

Ashbury Avenue, Bangor
/ County Down.

The post office opened between 1982-7 and no markings have previously been recorded for this office. The research by A W Graham notes this office as open from 6 Apr 1987 but the source of this is unknown.

Ashbury Avenue / Bangor Co. Down

Earliest known date - 17 Aug 1994
Latest known date -
Postmark type - Circle, Single Ring with date as DD MM / YY on two lines. No code above.

Note the 2 marks seem to have different letter sizes with the upper example being further away from the rim than the lower.

Codes Known -

SR (24mm)

17 Aug 1994 17 Aug 1994-2 small letters  


17 Aug 1994-3 larger letters  

Ashbury Avenue / Bangor Co. Down / Parcel / Post

Earliest known date - 16 Aug 1994
Latest known date -
Postmark type - Rectangular, shading in three corners. Dare as DD MMM YYYY on one line.

Codes Known -

Rect (64/34mm)

16 Aug 1994 Parcel Post      



Ashbury Ave PO

Photo taken August 1993 at the spar shop.

Ashbury Ave Aug 1993      



Press Cuttings:-
Sunday Life - 28 Apr 1996. Click on the cutting for a larger image.

Sunday Life 28 April 1996





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