Saturday, May 17, 2014

325 - Norton / Ewan / Kilkivan

Norton post office, 26 km north of Many Peaks, opened in 17 January 1880 and was reduced to a receiving office on 1 August 1892 before again being elevated to a post office in March 1905
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) is rated 3R 
Re Allocation:

Ewan post office, a gold and tin mining town on the Running River 100 km west north west of Townsville opened in January 1904
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) is rated Rare 
Re Allocation:

Kilkivan post office,45 km west north west of Gympie used as a replacement canceller
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) is rated 2R. 
Unknown when the numeral was transferred from Ewan to Kilkivan




Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R


Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R



Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R



Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R



Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R



 Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R



Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R



Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 56



Norton Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay



Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Seen on Ebay. This stamp was issued in 1896, so either it was postally used long after it was issued or else more work needs to be done on establishing where this numeral was used during the period 1896-7




 Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare



 Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare


Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 1907. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 111 lot no 1510


Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 23 November 1905. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 111 lot no 2283


Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 10 October 1906. Seen in a private collection



Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 6 July 190-. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 144



Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 21 October 1907. Seen in a private collection



Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 28 April 1907



Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 24 March 1904. Seen in Smithies



Ewan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) rated Rare. Dated 18 July 1907

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