Saturday, February 23, 2013

140 - Cania / Kroombit / Kariboe / Kingsborough

Cania post office and Kroombit post office, on the South Kariboe Creek, 35 km north west of Monto, opened on 18 June 1870 as part time post offices before moving to Kariboe post office, which closed on 21 August 1874 

  • Chalon Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) (24 Rays) is rated 3R

Re Allocation:

Kingsborough post office, 43 km north west of Mareeba, opened on 1 January 1877 and was reduced to a receiving office on 1 November 1889 before being again elevated to a post office on 21 April 1899
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) (24 Rays) is rated Scarce


Cania / Kroomit / Kariboe /Kingsborough Chalon Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 167 lot no 393


Cania / Kroomit / Kariboe / Kingsborough Chalon Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay



Cania / Kroomit / Kariboe / Kingsborough Chalon Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay



Cania / Kroomit / Kariboe /Kingsborough Chalon Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay


Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce on a sideface but much rarer on a 1st Sideface issue. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 117 lot no 1221

Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce on a sideface but much rarer on a 1st Sideface issue


Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce on a sideface but much rarer on a 1st Sideface issue. Seen at Sandafayre Auctions



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce on a sideface but much rarer on a 1st Sideface issue. The Kinsgborough date stamp ties these 1st sideface issues to this post office. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 130 lot 1772


Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce


Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce. Seen at Torstenweller.com



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 12 January 1906. Seen on Ebay



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 15 February 1905. Seen in Smithies



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 27 August 1906. Seen on Ebay



Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 21 November 1904. Seen in a private collection


Kingsborough Sideface Ray Type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 16 November 1903. Seen in Smithies

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