Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Wolfram

Wolfram post office, 50 km west south west of Mareeba, opened in late 1904
  • Registered handstamp on a Sideface - large type rated 3R
  • R in oval registered handstamp () on a Sideface rated 3R

Wolfram Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 3R and an R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 3R. Dated 29 April 1903. Seen in the Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group

Monday, 5 November 2018

Printed Registered Envelopes extract - Collas

An extract from the booklet Queensland Postal Stationery by P. Collas, published in 1979, on the Queensland McCorquodale and De La Rue printed registered envelopes. Click on the images to see them in more detail

For postally used examples, see here:





Monday, 22 October 2018

Printed Registered Envelopes article

An article on the Queensland McCorquodale and De La Rue printed registered envelopes by the late John Bell and supplied courtesy of Dave Elsmore. Click on the images to see them in more detail

For postally used examples, see here:







Brisbane Printed Registered Envelopes

Brisbane post office opened in April 1830. 
  • Printed Registered Envelope rated 2R
Dates seen for registered envelopes used in Brisbane are seen postally used from 12 September 1910 onwards. For more information on Printed Registered Envelopes see here:

Brisbane printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 13 January. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane McCorquodale printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 12 September 1910. Seen on Phoenix auction no 64 lot no 1027

Brisbane De La Rue printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 20 April 1912. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 98

Brisbane McCorquodale printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 4 October 1911. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 98

Brisbane McCorquodale printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 1909. Seen on Ebay. Probably a specimen example and never postally used

Brisbane McCorquodale printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 27 January 1909. Seen in Phoenix auction no 50. Probably a specimen example and never postally used

Brisbane McCorquodale printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 9 November 1911. Seen in Phoenix auction no 63 lot no 1125

Brisbane McCorquodale printed registered envelope rated 2R. Dated 9 November 1911. Seen in Phoenix auction no 59 lot no 1909

Friday, 19 October 2018

Brisbane Registered label - Red

Brisbane post office opened in April 1830. 
  • Registered Label in Red on a Sideface rated R
Dates seen are 3 February 1911 onwards. For Brisbane registered labels in black see here:


Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare.  Dated 6 June 1912

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 14 August 1911. Ex Marius

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 4 March 1916. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare.  Seen at Spink auction no 12043 lot no 1372. Ex Griffiths

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 1913. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 179 lot no 1297

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 1 October 1912. Seen in Corinphila auction no 227 lot no 3271

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 125 lot no 237

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 20 April 1912. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 98

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 24 October 19112. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 98 lot no 1909

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 4 December 1911. Seen in Spink auction no 12043 lot no 1403. Ex Griffiths

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 11 December 1912. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 11 December 1912. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 1912. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 9 January 1913. Seen in Gartner auction no 32

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 1912. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 9 November 1911. Seen in Phoenix auction no 59

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in red rated Rare. Dated 3 February 1911. Seen in Phoenix auction no 19

Brisbane Registered label - Black

Brisbane post office opened in April 1830. 
  • Registered Label in Black on a Sideface rated R
Dates seen are 11 June 1909 to 12 September 1910. For Brisbane registered labels in red see here:


Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 21 May 1910. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 19 September 1910. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 6 June 1910. Seen at Millennium auction no 45 lot no 400

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 2 August May 1910. Seen in Torsternwelelr auctions

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 11 JUne 1909. Seen at Phoenix auction no 28

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 11 June 1909. Seen on Stampboards

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 11 June 1909. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 179 lot no 1296

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 12 September 1910. Seen in Phoenix auction no 64 lot no 1027

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 15 July 1909

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 2 September 1909

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 8 September 1909. Seen at Spink auction no 14015 lot no 2378

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 8 September 1909. Seen at Spink auction no 12043 lot no 1273. Ex Griffiths

Brisbane Registered Label on a Sideface in black rated Rare. Dated 8 September 1909. Seen on Ebay

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Brisbane Registered datestamp type 6

Brisbane post office opened in April 1830. 
  • Registered datestamp type 6 (framed circular datestamp 26.5 mm in diameter) on a Sideface rated Rare. Dates seen are 11 September 1890 to 17 October 1904
    • Code A on a Sideface rated 2R
    • Code B on a Sideface rated 2R
    • Code C on a Sideface rated 2R
    • Code D on a Sideface rated R
    • Code E on a Sideface rated 2R
    • Code H on a Sideface rated 3R
    • Code J on a Sideface rated 3R
This framed registered datestamp was in use at Brisbane from September 1890 to October 1904, although dates after 1900 are very rare. 

It consists of an framed circle, 26.5 mm in diameter, reading REGISTERED round the top, BRISBANE round the foot and right across the centre, in one line, is a code letter, an asterisk, month, day, and the year in two digits. (Campbell type 3). 

There are seven different code letters. Code letters seen and which are always present, are A, B, C, D, E, H and J. D is the most common followed by E, then B. H and J are the least common. A and B are sometimes hard to identify if the strike is poor


Illustration in Campbell


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code A on a Sideface dated 1 December 1890 rated 2R. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 135 lot no 278


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code A on a Sideface dated 17 October 1904 rated 2R. Ex Marius

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code A on a Sideface dated 30 November 1899 rated 2R. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code B on a Sideface dated 16 October 1899 rated 2R


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code B on a Sideface dated 16 October 1899 rated 2R


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code B on a Sideface dated 31 May 1895 rated 2R. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code B on a Sideface dated 25 January 1900 rated 2R. Seen on Ebay


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code C on a Sideface dated 4 July 1891 rated 2R


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code C on a Sideface dated 9 January 1895 rated 2R. Ex Butler

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code C on a Sideface dated 18 June 1895 rated 2R. Seen at Mossgreen auction  no 126 lot no 747



Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code D on a Sideface dated 11 September 1890 rated R


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code D on a Sideface dated 1 September rated R

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code D on a Sideface dated 17 April 1894 rated R

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code D on a Sideface dated 20 November 1901 rated R. Seen at Spink auction no 12043 lot no 1396. Ex Griffiths

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code D on a Sideface dated 25 January 1897 rated R. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code D on a Sideface dated 20 October 1900 rated R. Seen at Mossgreen auction no 210 lot no 510

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code E on a Sideface dated 5 July 1895 rated 2R


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code E on a Sideface dated 3 August 1891 rated 2R


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code E on a Sideface dated 5 March 1892 rated 2R

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code E on a Sideface dated 28 December 1899 rated 2R. Seen on Ebay

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code E on a Sideface dated 12 July 1890 rated 2R. Ex Kiddle

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code E on a Sideface dated 17 January 1894 rated 2R. Seen at Gartner auction no 38

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code H on a Sideface dated 11 October 1893 rated 3R. Seen in a private collection

Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code H on a Sideface dated 21 October 1892 rated 3R. Seen at Prestige auction no 137 lot no 424



Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 probable Code H on a Sideface dated 11 February 1902 rated 3R. From the collection of Carl Burnett


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code J on a Sideface dated 27 September 1895 rated 3R


Brisbane registered datestamp type 6 Code J on a Sideface dated 10 May 1894 rated 3R. From the collection of Carl Burnett