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Locy Variant u Examples

Variant u for Types 1, 5, 6 and 9 Cancels

Type 1, 5, 6, and 9 cancels with variant u have the ship’s name at the bottom of the dial instead of the top of the dial. Note that variant u does not apply to postmark types with the -1 or -2 variant (ie, Type 9-1, 9-2, etc). These variants have no standard for the location of the ship’s name.

The following cancel is classified as Type 5hsu


The following cancel is classified as Type 5hks

The above example is provided to show the normal placement of the ship’s name in the dial of a Type 5 cancel in comparison to the u variant.

 

 

Variant u for a Types 2tn, 7tn and 9n Cancels

Type 2tn, 7tn, and 9n cancels with variant u have the ship’s name at the top of the dial and the hull designation and number at the bottom of the dial.

The following cancel is classified as Type 2tnu


The following cancel is classified as Type 7qtn+u (CV)

 

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