Tuesday, June 25, 2013

256 - Port Douglas

Port Douglas post office, 60 km north west of Cairns, opened on 1 September 1877  
  • Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) is rated 5R
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) is rated 2R. Only found on 1st and some early 2nd Sideface issues. Numerals are thinner than the 2b type numerals, the foot of the 2 is not raised and the top line of the 6 is less curved
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) is rated Common. On all my examples the third bar on the left hand side is shortened



Port Douglas Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R



Port Douglas Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R. Seen on Ebay


Port Douglas Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R


Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 2R


Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen at Torstenweller.com



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 2R



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen on Ebay



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen at Premier Postal Auction no 115 lot no 1465



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen at Premier Postal Auction no 113 lot no 1469



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 24 January 1891. Seen at Spink Auctions



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm)  rated Common



Port Douglas Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common 

No comments:

Post a Comment