Sunday, October 19, 2014

366 - Retro / Fossilbrook

Retro post office, 73 km north north west of Emerald, opened on 17 September 1883 and closed on 27 February 1884 (not tied)
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a  is rated NNS

Re allocation

Fossilbrook post office, 114 km west of Ravenshoe, elevated to a post office in July 1906/7
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) is rated 3R. Distance between numerals is 12 mm and the 6 is not curved
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) is rated 5R. Distance between numerals is 15 mm and the 6 is curved



Fossilbrook Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6 mm) is rated 3R. Seen in Manning, p. 137


Fossilbrook Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R



Fossilbrook Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 122 lot no 1594


Fossilbrook Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) rated 5R. Seen in Manning, p. 137

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