London NW (GB)

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The NW (North Western) postcode area, also known as the London NW postcode area, is a group of postcode districts covering part of northwest London, England. It is the successor of the NW sector, originally created as part of the London postal district in 1856.

Postmark Examples[edit]

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Parcel Cancel Euston Rd BO NW
Rare usage of a London & North Western Railway Stamp on cover, with 1d Lilac control code S. Posted 1894 from the Lomdon NW office NW 4 duplex to Sloane gardens in London
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Branch Offices[edit]

Abbey Road, St John's Wood (AAR)[edit]

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Euston Square Station[edit]


Osnaburgh Street[edit]

Pre-stamp to 1899 1900-1999 2000-Present
Osnaburgh Street was a Post Office by 1826

Money Order office 1 February 1865
Savings Bank 1 July 1865
Renamed Marylebone Rd 1 January 1870
Re-established as a Post Office 1 July 1872 with Money Order Office, Savings Bank and Telegraph Office
Telegraph code used - OBD
Replaced by the Branch Office at 402 Euston Road on the 1 December 1883

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Euston Road[edit]

Pre-stamp to 1899 1900-1999 2000-Present
Office located at 402 Euston Road - Branch office

Opened 1 December 1883 as a Post office, Money Order office, Savings Bank and Telegraph Office
Telegraph code used - ESS
Previously Osnaburgh St

Closed 20 June 1931 and replaced by an office at No 303
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