Saturday, October 26, 2013

287 - Burrum / Howard / Browns' Plains

Burrum post office, 29 km north west of Maryborough, opened on 22 July 1878 and was renamed Howard on 1 August 1883
  • Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a is rated 5R
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) (spacing between numerals is approximately 9 mm) is rated 2R
Re Allocation:

Browns' Plains post office, 17 km north west of Maryborough, opened on 10 February 1872 and was reduced to a receiving office in November 1905. This numeral was used as a replacement canceller, with the original allocation unknown

  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) (spacing between numerals is approximately 10 mm) is rated 4R


Burrum Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 5R. Seen at Sandafayre auctions




Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R




Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R




Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R




Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R




Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R



Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R




 Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R




Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R


Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R


Howard Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 2R. Dated 8 September 1892. Seen in a private collection






Browns' Plains Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 4R


Browns' Plains Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 4R. Seen in Smithies



Browns' Plains Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 4R. Seen on Ebay

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