Tuesday, September 15, 2015

514 - Rockhampton

Rockhampton post office is 100 km north west of Gladstone. The duplex canceller was a replacement canceller in use from 1895 onwards. There are 4 types and all are rated common.
  • Sideface Duplex with an unframed datestamp 24.5 mm in diameter with a short horizontal stroke each side and the obliterator portion of the canceller comprising 35 solid rays is rated common (Cowan and Dell type Dx (iv)). Seen from February 1895 - July 1896.
  • This datestamp was subsequently recut with a shortened tail of the Q and larger letters (Cowan and Dell type Dx (v)) and has been seen from August 1896 - October 1898
  • Sideface Duplex with an unframed datestamp 23.5 mm in diameter with small crosses each side and the obliterator portion of the canceller comprising 40 solid rays is rated common (Cowan and Dell type Dx (viii)). Seen from May 1902 - August 1903 and on a postcard dated 14 September 1909
  • Sideface Duplex with a framed circle datestamp datestamp 26 mm in diameter with small crosses each side each side and the obliterator portion of the canceller comprising 40 solid rays is rated common ((Cowan and Dell type Dx (vii)). Seen from August 1907 - September 1908



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 27 November 1895


Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 15 February 1898



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 15 February 1899



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 2 July 1906


Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 7 February 1895. Seen at Phoenix Auction no 19 lot no 718



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 5 December 1895. Seen on Ebay


Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 26 March 1897. Seen on Ebay


Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 23 October 1907. Seen on Ebay



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 4 April 1898. Seen at Stamp auctions



Rockhampton Sideface Duplex (type Dx (viii) rated common. Dated 14 September 1909

Rockhampton Sideface Duplex rated common. Dated 4 April 1898. Dated 3 February 1903. Seen on Ebay

No comments:

Post a Comment