Friday, March 29, 2013

165 - Charters Towers

Charters Towers, 108 km south west of Townsville, opened on 17 May 1872

  • Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) (24 Rays) is rated 3R
  • Fiscal Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) (24 Rays) is rated 5R
  • Large Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) (24 Rays) is rated 4R
  • Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) (24 Rays) is rated Common. Not seen on 3rd Sideface issues
  • Large Chalon Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) is rated 4R
  • Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) is rated Common
  • Commonwealth Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) is rated 4R
  • Fiscal Duplex Type 1 (numerals 8 mm) is rated 5R
  • Sideface Duplex Type 1 (numerals 8 mm) is rated Scarce and was in use from January 1888. It can be distinguished from Barred Numeral Type 2 b by having only 3 middle bars whereas Barred Numeral Type 2 b has 4 middle bars
  • Large Chalon Duplex Type 2 (numerals 7 mm) is rated 5R
  • Sideface Duplex Type 2 (numerals 7 mm) is rated Common and was in use from July 1896. This was the only post office in Queensland to use a 12 bar numeral canceler including 6 middle bars




Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 117 lot no 1238



Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen at Phoenix Auction no 19 lot no 733


Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R




Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen at Torstenweller.com



Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen at Stampboards.com


Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R



Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 3R


Charters Towers Chalon post card Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) dated 28 May 1884. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Fiscal Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 5R. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Large Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 4R



Charters Towers Sideface Large Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Large Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common


Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common



Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common


 
Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common


Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common


Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common. Dated 1883. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 98 lot no 840


Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common. Dated 25 June 1889. Seen in a private collection



Charters Towers Sideface Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated Common. Dated April 1891. Seen in Smithies


Charters Towers Large Chalon Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R



Charters Towers Large Chalon Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers Large Chalon Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen at Sandafayre auctions


Charters Towers Large Chalon Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers Large Chalon Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Large Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers Sideface Large Chalon Ray type 1 e (4.5 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Common



Charters Towers Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Common


Charters Towers Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Common



Charters Towers Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Common



Charters Towers Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Common



Charters Towers Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Common



Charters Towers Sideface Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Common


Charters Towers Commonwealth Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 97 lot no 922


Charters Towers Commonwealth Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen at Phoenix Auction no 27 lot no 893


Charters Towers Commonwealth Barred Numeral type Type 2 b (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 59





Charters Towers Fiscal Duplex Type 1 (3 middle bars, numerals 8 mm) rated 5R


Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 1 (3 middle bars, numerals 8 mm) rated Scarce



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 1 (3 middle bars, numerals 8 mm) rated Scarce


Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 1 (3 middle bars, numerals 8 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 1892



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 1 (3 middle bars, numerals 8 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 2 May 1892. Seen in Smithies



Charters Towers Large Chalon Duplex Type 2 (numerals 7 mm) rated 5R. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Large Chalon Duplex Type 2 (numerals 7 mm) rated 5R. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common




Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 17 October 1898



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 1907



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 25 September 1898



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 30 April 1898



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 9 August 1898



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 23 July 1896. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated May 1905. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 26 July 1909. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 21 November 1898. Seen on Ebay



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated December 189-. Seen in Smithies


Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 30 July 1905. Seen in Smithies



Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 25 April 1904. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 4 June 1897. Seen on Ebay

Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 2 December 1906. Seen on Ebay

Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 4 October 1905. Seen on Ebay


Charters Towers Sideface Duplex Type 2 (6 middle bars, numerals 7 mm) rated Common. Dated 23 NOvember 1898. Seen on Ebay

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