Monday, July 29, 2013

266 - Emu Creek Siding / Greenmount

Emu Creek Siding post office, 16 km from Clifton, opened on 1 November 1877. It was renamed Greenmount on 1 January 1879, then Greenmount Railway Siding on 21 August 1901 before reverting back to Greenmount in February 1910
  • Chalon  Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) is rated 4R
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) is rated Rare
  • Commonwealth Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) is rated 5R



Emu Creek Siding Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay


Emu Creek Siding Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 4R



Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare


Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare



Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare


Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 109 lot no 1253



Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 116 lot no 1400


Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare, Seen in Smithies


Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare. Seen in Smithies



Greenmount Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 54



Greenmount Commonwealth Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R. Seen at Phoenix auction no 36 lot no 542



Southbrook Commonwealth Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R. Dated 14 March 1933. Seen in a private collection. Why it was used in Southbrook is unclear. Manning has also seen this numeral used in Toowoomba on 28 August 1930. The mystery deepens. The cancel is genuine but its usage may not be!


 Manning's example (Manning, p. 108)


Another dubious example, seen in a private collection

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