Wednesday, July 17, 2013

214 - Toowoomba

Toowoomba post office, 110 km west of Brisbane, opened on 1 January 1858
  • Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) (19 Rays) on NSW stamps is rated 3R
  • Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) (19 Rays) is rated Rare
  • Fiscal Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) (19 Rays) is rated 4R
  • Large Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) (19 Rays) is rated 5R
  • Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) (18 Rays) is rated Common
  • Large Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) (18 Rays) is rated 5R
  • Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) (18 Rays) is rated Common
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) (18 Rays) is rated Common
  • Sideface Duplex (5 mm) (34 rays) is rated Common. Seen from June 1896 to July 1902
Distinguishing between types N2A and 1 c can be tricky as they both have a similar number of rays and the height of the numerals differs by only 0.5 of a mm. However, Type N2a has thicker numerals than those found on Type 1 c

For Toowoomba numeral 214 examples on NSW stamps, see here



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Rare



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Grosvenor Auction no 74 lot no 86



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Rare. Seen at  Spink auctions


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 19 June 1867. Seen at Cavendish auctions no 644 lot no 1029



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 5 January 1876. Seen at Charles Leski auction no 409 lot no 1352


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Rare. Registered Mail 1870 (8 July) envelope (flap missing) from Toowoomba to Dublin, bearing 1864 "registered" (6d.) orange-yellow and 1868-74 2d. blue strip of three all cancelled "214" and with "registered/toowoomba" handstamp and London Registered oval datestamp (10.9) below, despatch and Brisbane c.d.s. (Campbell Type 2 in red) on reverse. Seen at the Spink Auction of Allan Griffith's Queensland Collection in October 2012 lot no 1152



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 1867. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 98 lot no 813


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Seen at Corinphila auction November 2017



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Seen at Stampcircuit.com


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 17 July 1873. Seen on Ebay



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 21 July 1873. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 7 August 1872. Seen at Gartner auction



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Dated October 1867. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 26 November 1875. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 136



Toowoomba Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 1875. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 142


Toowoomba Fiscal Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated 4R. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 179 lot no 1290


Toowoomba Fiscal Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay



Toowoomba Fiscal Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated 4R





Toowoomba Fiscal Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated 4R. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore


Toowoomba Fiscal Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated 4R. Dated 16 August 1892. Seen on the Internet



Toowoomba Large Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) is rated 5R



Toowoomba Large Chalon Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated 5R


Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay



Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common


Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common


Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Dated 22 February 1884. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 107 lot no 1482


Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Dated 10 April 1888. Seen on Delcampe



Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Dated 6 March 1883. Seen in Prestige Philately auction no 97 lot no 1077


Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Dated 24 August 1884. Seen in a private collection


Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common


 Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common



Toowoomba Sideface Ray Type 1 c (5 mm) rated Common



Toowoomba Sideface rated Common. Dated 31 July 1890. Seen in a private collection



Toowoomba Sideface rated Common. Dated 21 May 1884. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface rated Common. Dated 6 November 1898. Seen on Ebay



Toowoomba Sideface rated Common. Dated 27 August 1888. Seen on Ebay



Toowoomba Sideface rated Common. Dated 26 July 1888. Seen in a private collection


Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Dated 18 1895. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Dated 14 February 1888. Seen on Ebay

Toowoomba Sideface Ray rated Common. Seen on Ebay 


Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Dated 18 November 1900



 Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Dated 11 March 1901



Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Dated 30 September 1899

Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Dated 9 April 1910. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Dated 28 December 1900. Seen at Premier Postal auction


  Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Seen on Ebay


 Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Dated 20 June 1899. Seen on Ebay


 Toowoomba Duplex rated Common. Dated 22 February 1901. Seen on Ebay

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