Saturday, 9 June 2018

Thursday Island

Thursday Island post office, 235 km north of Weipa, opened in 1877
  • Registered handstamp on a Sideface - large type rated 2R
  • R in oval registered handstamp () on a Large Chalon rated 3R
  • R in oval registered handstamp () on a Sideface rated 2R
  • Registered Label in red on a Commonwealth issue rated 3R
  • Double lined oval registered handstamp rated 3R


Thursday Island Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R  


Thursday Island Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R  


Thursday Island Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R  

Thursday Island Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 3 October 1892. There is also a portion of a double oval registered stamp not seen elesewhere. More examples need to be seen before I can list it as a separate registered datestamp. Seen in the Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group  


Thursday Island Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Ex Butler 


Thursday Island Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Seen on Ebay

Thursday Island Registered Handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 2 March 1897. Seen at Spink Auction no 12043 lot no 1437. Ex Griffiths  

Thursday Island R in oval registered handstamp on a Large Chalon rated 3R. Dated 16 March 1910. Seen at Spink Auction no 12043 lot no 1440. Ex Griffiths  

Thursday Island R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 9 September 1907. Seen at Cavendish Auctions no 644 lot no 1043

Thursday Island R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 12 September 1904. Seen at Spink Auction no 15030 lot no 3755 

Thursday Island R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 28 May 1907. Seen in Smithies

Thursday Island R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 23 November 1901. Seen at Grosvenor auction no 55

Thursday Island R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 12 September 1904. Seen at Prestige Auction no 160

Thursday Island R in oval registered handstamp on a Sideface rated 2R. Dated 1904. Seen on Ebay

Thursday Island Registered Label on a Commonwealth issue rated 3R. Dated 15 September 1913. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 136

Thursday Island double lined oval handstamp on a registered letter receipt rated 3R. Dated 24 March 1907. Seen in James Turnbull, The Postal History and Postal Markings of Thursday Island, p. 22

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