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In about 1891 Edinburgh Newspaper Branch introduced a double ring handstamp

25 mm diameter handstamp code O

In 1895 the the check letter above the date was replaced with the clocktime, this style remained in use until the 1920s

26 mm diameter handstamp           

Edinburgh NPB cancel
1896 Edinburgh timed NPB cancel 26mm                                             1953 Edinburgh timed NPB cancel 27mm
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