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Newmarket Races Sat June 17 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Felixstowe Suffolk.<br />PPP 802t type 524 used from 3rd June to 17th June 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat June 17 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Felixstowe Suffolk.
PPP 802t type 524 used from 3rd June to 17th June 1967.

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Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 27th June 1967 to Melksham, Wiltshire.<br />PPP 829t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 27th June 1967 to Melksham, Wiltshire.
PPP 829t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967.

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Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 20th June 1967 on piece
Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 20th June 1967 on piece

Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 26th June 1967 on piece
Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 26th June 1967 on piece

Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 30th June 1967, the last day of use, on piece.<br /><br />All PPP 829t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel dated 30th June 1967, the last day of use, on piece.

All PPP 829t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Felixstowe Suffolk.<br />PPP 810t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Felixstowe Suffolk.
PPP 810t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967.

Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Felixstowe Suffolk.<br />PPP 810t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat July 1 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Felixstowe Suffolk.
PPP 810t type 548 used from 17th to 30th June 1967.

You will note both of these covers are addressed to the same collector & Ian Hine appears regularly throughout my collection here. Some collectors, like Ian, arranged multiple copies of slogans positioning the stamps on their cover from the middle to the extreme right. This way they could have examples where the slogan was clear of the stamp & the date stamp was clear of the stamp as shown on the covers above.
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Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan cancel dated 8th July 1967 to Ilford Essex.<br />PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967
Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan cancel dated 8th July 1967 to Ilford Essex.
PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967

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Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan cancel dated 10th July 1967 to Melksham Wiltshire.<br />PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967
Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan cancel dated 10th July 1967 to Melksham Wiltshire.
PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967

Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan cancel dated 10th July 1967 on piece.<br />PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967
Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan cancel dated 10th July 1967 on piece.
PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle  to Folkestone Suffolk.<br />PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967
Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkestone Suffolk.
PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967

Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.<br />PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967
Newmarket Races Tues, Weds, Thurs July 11, 12, 13 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.
PPP 843t type 558 used from 1st to 11th July 1967

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Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 13th July 1967, the first day of use, to Melksham Wiltshire.<br />PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 13th July 1967, the first day of use, to Melksham Wiltshire.
PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967

Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 13th July 1967, the first day of use, to Rugeley, Staffordshire.<br />PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 13th July 1967, the first day of use, to Rugeley, Staffordshire.
PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967

Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 13th July 1967, the first day of use, to Rugby Warwickshire.<br />PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 13th July 1967, the first day of use, to Rugby Warwickshire.
PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967

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Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 17th July 1967 to Ilford Essex
Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan cancel dated 17th July 1967 to Ilford Essex

PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967
PPP 849t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races Sat Thurs July 22 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Hull Yorkshire.<br />PPP 84t type 561 used from 13th to 21st  July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat Thurs July 22 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Hull Yorkshire.
PPP 84t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967

Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkestone Suffolk.<br />PPP 84t type 561 used from 13th to 21st  July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 22 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkestone Suffolk.
PPP 84t type 561 used from 13th to 21st July 1967

Signed by Ed Dunlop, trainer of the mighty Red Cadeaux, who ran five times in the Melbourne Cup &amp; finished second three times in 2011, 2013 &amp; 2014. He earned almost £5,000,000 which at the time was the second most of all English thoroughbreds. He is buried at Flemington where some race goers leave flowers for him each race meeting.
Signed by Ed Dunlop, trainer of the mighty Red Cadeaux, who ran five times in the Melbourne Cup & finished second three times in 2011, 2013 & 2014. He earned almost £5,000,000 which at the time was the second most of all English thoroughbreds. He is buried at Flemington where some race goers leave flowers for him each race meeting.

Note once again the two bottom covers are addressed to the same collector & Ian Hine appears regularly throughout my collection here. Some collectors, like Ian, arranged multiple copies of slogans positioning the stamps on their cover from the middle to the extreme right. This way they could have examples where the slogan was clear of the stamp & the date stamp was clear of the stamp as shown on the covers above.
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Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan cancel dated 24th July 1967 to Lyme Regis, Dorset.<br />PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan cancel dated 24th July 1967 to Lyme Regis, Dorset.
PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967

Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan cancel dated 24th July 1967 to Ilford Essex<br />PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan cancel dated 24th July 1967 to Ilford Essex
PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.<br />PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.
PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967

Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.<br />PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967
Newmarket Races Sat July 29 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.
PPP 854t type 565 used from 22nd to 29th July 1967

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Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan cancel dated 29th July 1967, the first day of use, to Ilford Essex<br />PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967
Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan cancel dated 29th July 1967, the first day of use, to Ilford Essex
PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967

Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan cancel dated 29th July 1967, the first day use, to Melksham, Wiltshire<br />PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967
Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan cancel dated 29th July 1967, the first day use, to Melksham, Wiltshire
PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:


Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.<br />PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967
Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.
PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967

Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.<br />PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967
Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 4, 5 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.
PPP 858t type 567 used from 29th July 1967 to 4th August 1967

Note once again the two covers are addressed to the same collector & Ian Hine appears regularly throughout my collection here. Some collectors, like Ian, arranged multiple copies of slogans positioning the stamps on their cover from the middle to the extreme right. This way they could have examples where the slogan was clear of the stamp & the date stamp was clear of the stamp as shown on the covers above.
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Newmarket Races Sat Aug 19 machine slogan cancel dated 5th August 1967, the first day of use, to Ilford Essex<br />PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967
Newmarket Races Sat Aug 19 machine slogan cancel dated 5th August 1967, the first day of use, to Ilford Essex
PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967

Newmarket Races Sat Aug 19 machine slogan cancel dated 6th August 1967, the second day of use, to Ilford Essex<br />PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967
Newmarket Races Sat Aug 19 machine slogan cancel dated 6th August 1967, the second day of use, to Ilford Essex
PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967


Not sure how two covers to the same addressee were not postmarked on the same day, but the gap on the postmark between the day &amp; the month on the 5th (top) compared to the 6th (bottom).
Not sure how two covers to the same addressee were not postmarked on the same day, but the gap on the postmark between the day & the month on the 5th (top) compared to the 6th (bottom).

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Newmarket Races Sat Aug 19 machine slogan cancel dated 10th August 1967, on piece.<br />PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat Aug 19 machine slogan cancel dated 10th August 1967, on piece.
PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967.

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 19 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.<br />PPP 865t type 573 used from  5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967.
Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 19 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.
PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967.

Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 19 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.<br />PPP 865t type 573 used from  5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967.
Newmarket Races Fri Sat Aug 19 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.
PPP 865t type 573 used from 5th August 1967 to 18th August 1967.

Note once again the two covers are addressed to the same collector & Messrs Lee & Son appears regularly throughout my collection here. Some collectors, like Messrs Lee & Son, arranged multiple copies of slogans positioning the stamps on their cover from the middle to the extreme right. This way they could have examples where the slogan was clear of the stamp & the date stamp was clear of the stamp as shown on the covers above.
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Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 5th August 1967, the first day of use, to East Ham<br />PPP 865t type 573 used from 18th August to 16th September 1967
Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 5th August 1967, the first day of use, to East Ham
PPP 865t type 573 used from 18th August to 16th September 1967

I recall a line by Ronnie Barker who said "The football teams of East Ham & West Sandwich were to amalgamate. However they didn't know whether to call the new team East West or Ham Sandwich". :lol:
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Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 25th August 1967, on piece.<br />PPP 868t type 575 used from 18th August 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 25th August 1967, on piece.
PPP 868t type 575 used from 18th August 1967.

Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 26th August 1967, on piece.<br />PPP 868t type 575 used from 18th August 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 26th August 1967, on piece.
PPP 868t type 575 used from 18th August 1967.

Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 29th August 1967, on piece.<br />PPP 868t type 575 used from 18th August 1967.
Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan cancel dated 29th August 1967, on piece.
PPP 868t type 575 used from 18th August 1967.

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Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.<br />PPP 868t type 575 used from 19th August 1967 to 16th September 1967
Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.
PPP 868t type 575 used from 19th August 1967 to 16th September 1967

Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.<br />PPP 868t type 575 used from 19th August 1967 to 16th September 1967
Newmarket Races Sat Sept 16 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.
PPP 868t type 575 used from 19th August 1967 to 16th September 1967

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Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 21st September 1967 to Wisbech Cambridgeshire.<br />PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967
Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 21st September 1967 to Wisbech Cambridgeshire.
PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967

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Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 19th September 1967, on piece.<br />PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967
Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 19th September 1967, on piece.
PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967

Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated  6th October 1967, on piece.<br />PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967
Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 6th October 1967, on piece.
PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.<br />PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967
Newmarket Races Weds, Thurs, Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.
PPP 880t type 584 used from 16th September 1967 to 7th October 1967

Signed by Willie Mullins, trainer of 'Simeon' who ran 4th in the 2013 Melbourne Cup. <br />He is the most successful trainer at the Cheltenham Festival with 72 winners &amp; trained Hedgehunter to win the 2006 Aintree Grand National.
Signed by Willie Mullins, trainer of 'Simeon' who ran 4th in the 2013 Melbourne Cup.
He is the most successful trainer at the Cheltenham Festival with 72 winners & trained Hedgehunter to win the 2006 Aintree Grand National.

Once again the two covers are addressed to the same collector & Ian Hine appears regularly throughout my collection here. Some collectors, like Ian, arranged multiple copies of slogans positioning the stamps on their cover from the middle to the extreme right. This way they could have examples where the slogan was clear of the stamp & the date stamp was clear of the stamp as shown on the covers above.
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Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 7th October 1967 to Melksham, Wiltshire.<br />PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October to 21st October 1967
Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 7th October 1967 to Melksham, Wiltshire.
PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October to 21st October 1967

Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 7th October 1967 to Hull, Yorkshire.<br />PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October to 21st October 1967
Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel dated 7th October 1967 to Hull, Yorkshire.
PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October to 21st October 1967

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.<br />PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October 1967 to 21st October 1967.
Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.
PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October 1967 to 21st October 1967.

Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.<br />PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October 1967 to 21st October 1967.
Newmarket Races Thurs, Fri Sat Oct 4,5,7 machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkstone Suffolk.
PPP 896t type 594 used from 7th October 1967 to 21st October 1967.

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The racing season is now over & we revert from the 'general slogans' used to advertise race meetings to the 'LP or local publicity slogans' used in the off racing season from late October to April:

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 21st October 1967, the first day of use, to Ilford, Essex.<br />PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 21st October 1967, the first day of use, to Ilford, Essex.
PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968

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Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 23rd October 1967.<br />PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 23rd October 1967.
PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968

Official Philart special postmark cover
Official Philart special postmark cover

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 23rd October 1967.<br />PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 23rd October 1967.
PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968

Official Philart castles philatelic cover
Official Philart castles philatelic cover

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Vasarhelyi cover designer

Gyula László Vásárhelyi (1929-2013) was born in Gyula, Békés County, in south-east Hungary, where his father was working at that time. The family were from Jaszbereny but due to Julian's father's work they lived in several places including Transylvania.

After the war the family moved to Budapest, where Julian lived until the 1956 uprising when he fled to England. Julian was in the final year of his studies at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest when the uprising broke out and in November 1956 when hostilities were almost over, Mr. Vásárhelyi left Hungary and went to London, England where he continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. He finished his studies there after 18 months.

In 1958 he won a scholarship from the Paderewsky Foundation of New York which enabled him to spend one year in Baroda, India and two years in Indonesia studying oriental art, and painting portraits and other works depicting the local life. The year 1963 finds Mr. Vásárhelyi in Cuzco, Peru, the ancient capital of the Incas, where he taught for two and a half years at the university. Whilst studying in the Far East and South America Julian held several exhibitions of his work, which were reported in the local press and received many compliments.

Mr. Vásárhelyi returned to England in 1965 and began his career as a free lance artist occupied almost exclusively with stamp designing. He designed 7500 stamps for 165 different countries.

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Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 31st October 1967 to  Melksham, Wiltshire.<br />PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 31st October 1967 to Melksham, Wiltshire.
PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968

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Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 19th December 1967 to Melksham, Walnut Creek, California, USA.<br />PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 19th December 1967 to Melksham, Walnut Creek, California, USA.
PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968

Perhaps contained a Christmas Card, I wonder if it made it there on time. :)
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Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 26th October 1967 on piece
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 26th October 1967 on piece

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 1st November 1967 on piece
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 1st November 1967 on piece

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 2nd November 1967 on piece
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 2nd November 1967 on piece

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 13th November 1967 on piece
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 13th November 1967 on piece

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 31st December 1967 on piece
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 31st December 1967 on piece

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 9th January 1968 on piece
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 9th January 1968 on piece

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 28th February 1968 on piece.<br /><br />PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel dated 28th February 1968 on piece.

PPP LP546t type 291 used from 21st October 1967 to 26th March 1968

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From the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, most major towns had their own slogan postmark which contained a number. In the case of Newmarket it was 557, within a triangle. Of course it was impossible to know the exact date of posting unless another date stamp was applied, but with advertising of the racing dates in the slogan, we know approximately when it was used:

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Ilford Essex.

Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkestone Suffolk.
Newmarket Races undated machine slogan cancel with Newmarket number 557 triangle to Folkestone Suffolk.

Signed by Mikel Delzangles, trainer of Dunaden, who won the 2011 Melbourne Cup &amp; the 2012 Caulfield Cup
Signed by Mikel Delzangles, trainer of Dunaden, who won the 2011 Melbourne Cup & the 2012 Caulfield Cup

Mikel Delzangles was born in Biarritz, Southwest of France, in 1971. His parents were not involved in the racing industry yet his godmother is the Marquesa Sol de Moratalla, a major owner-breeder in France and Great Britain. It is with her encouragements that the teenaged Mikel started riding out for a local trainer and gained his first professional experience alongside Yorkshire-based jumps specialist Jimmy Fitzgerald. Back to France, he spent ten years working as assistant to Alain de Royer-Dupré (trainer of 2010 Melbourne Cup winner Amercain) before starting up on his own in November 2000, with ten horses in his care.

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A quick comparison of LP394t type 239 & LP546t type 291:

PPP LP394t type 239
PPP LP394t type 239

PPP LP546t type 291
PPP LP546t type 291

As you can see quite a vast difference between LP394t & LP546t.

Hairy v Smooth horse, more body of the horse shown, more of the jockey shown, different riding style of the jockey, different horse's ears & mane, different positioning of the horse's head just to name a few.

Personally I prefer LP394t - Harry the Hairy Horse. :)
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I haven't actually a complete cover for this one, so I am happy to just have a little piece (or is that peace):

Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 1st April 1968 on piece.
Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 1st April 1968 on piece.

Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 2nd April 1968 on piece.
Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 2nd April 1968 on piece.

Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 3rd April 1968 on piece.
Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 3rd April 1968 on piece.

Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 4th April 1968 on piece.<br /><br />PPP 993t type 648 used from 27th March to 17th April 1968
Newmarket Races Tues, Wed Thur April 16-17-18 machine slogan cancel dated 4th April 1968 on piece.

PPP 993t type 648 used from 27th March to 17th April 1968

I have other examples, duplicated & unreadable dates & they all have the QEII 4d black machin stamp. :)
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