Saturday, 22 October 2016

Charters Towers

Charters Towers post office, 108 km south west of Townsville, opened on 17 May 1872
  • Registered handstamp on a Large Chalon - large type rated 3R
  • Registered handstamp on a Sideface - large type rated 3R
  • R in oval registered handstamp () on a Sideface rated Rare
  • Registered datestamp (unframed datestamp 24 cm in diameter) on a Large Chalon rated 3R. Dated 21 November 1901 - 10 August 1905
  • Registered datestamp (unframed datestamp 24 mm in diameter) on a Sideface rated Rare. Dates seen are 17 May 1899 - 31 January 1910. The time is missing from around 1901 onwards
  • Registered Label in red on a Commonwealth issue rated 3R
  • Double lined oval registered handstamp in blue rated 3R
The Registered datestamp (unframed datestamp 24 cm in diameter) has three lines, the first being the date, the second being the time and the third being the year in two digits. Examples are known with the time portion missing

Registered datestamp on Fiscals are fake. I have examples at the bottom of this page



Charters Towers registered handstamp on a Large Chalon rated 3R. From the Francis Kiddle collection

Charters Towers registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 3R. Dated 18 August 1883. Seen at Spinks auction no 12043 lot no 1203

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 24 January 1899

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 25 August and rated Rare

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 22 September 1899 and rated Rare

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 25 September 1899 and rated Rare


Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 26 February 1900 and rated Rare

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 18 December 1899 and rated Rare. Seen in Smithies


Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 10 February 1900 and rated Rare. Seen in the Queensland Facebook group

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated September 1898. Seen in a private collection

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 5 November 1898. Seen in Smithies

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 15 March 1901 and rated Rare. Seen in a private collection


Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 20 May 1905 and rated Rare

Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 24 December 1900 and rated Rare. Seen in an auction catalogue


Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare with a Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface dated 17 October 1904 and rated Rare. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 13 April 1898. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Large Chalon rated 3R. Dated 10 August 1905



Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Large Chalon rated 3R. Dated 21 November 1901. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Large Chalon rated 3R


Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 21 December 1899


Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 17 May 1899


Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 25 November 1901




Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 27 May 1909. Seen in the Queensland Facebook group


Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated 31 January 1910. Seen in the Queensland Facebook group


Charters Towers registered datestamp on a Sideface rated Rare. Dated November 1909. Seen in the Queensland Facebook group

Charters Towers Registered Label rated 3R. Dated 25 August 1913. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 147


Charters Towers double lined oval handstamp in blue rated 3R. Dated  19 December 1893


Charters Towers double lined oval handstamp in blue rated 3R. Dated March 1893

FISCAL FAKES

These are all on fiscals and dated April 28 1878. Far too early as the earliest known genuine date is 1899






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