Saturday, May 16, 2015

477 - Broweena / Biggenden / Degilbo / Woowoonga / Appallan

Broweena post office, 48 km west of Maryborough, opened on 23 December 1889. It was reduced to a receiving office on 16 May 1891 and on that date moved to Biggenden, 65 km west of Maryborough. Biggenden was reduced to a receiving office on 1 April 1893 and moved to Degilbo, 8 km north west of Biggenden on 1 April 1893. Degilbo was renamed Woowoonga on 21 May 1894, then Appallan in 1897 before reverting back to Degilbo on 3 March 1898

Both Broweena and Biggenden were elevated to post offices in 1893
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8.5 mm) is rated Rare



Broweena / Biggenden / Degilbo / Woowoonga Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8.5 mm) rated Rare



Broweena / Biggenden / Degilbo / Woowoonga Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8.5 mm) rated Rare



Appallan / Degilbo Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8.5 mm) rated Rare



Appallan / Degilbo Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8.5 mm) rated Rare



Appallan Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8.5 mm) rated Rare


Degilbo Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 13 November 1905. Seen in Manning, p. 170

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