Sunday, July 28, 2013

263 - Inskip Point / Nelson

Inskip Point post office, 48 km south east of Maryborough, opened on 10 October 1877 and was reduced to a receiving office on 1 September 1886 (not tied)
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) is rated 5R

Re Allocation:

Nelson post office, 19 km south of Cairns, opened in 1898 and changed its name to Gordonvale on 17 June 1915 
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) is rated Rare


Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare

Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Torstenweller.com auction no 38


Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare



Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare



Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 6 February 1904. Seen on Ebay



Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 12 November 1904. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 127 lot no 1096


Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 27 June 1903. Seen in the collection of Carl Burnett



Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 4 February 1905



Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 29 September 1909. Seen in a private collection


Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 28 September 1904. Seen in a private collection



Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 23 April 1904. Seen in Smithies


Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) on a Boer War Charity issue. Seen at charitystampsaustralia.com


Nelson Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (8.5 mm) on a Boer War Charity issue. Seen at Vance Auction sale no 308 lot no 2999. Presumably these two charity issues were originally on the same cover before being removed from the cover and being separated

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