Saturday, June 25, 2016

580 - George Street

George Street post office in the Brisbane city centre, opened in May 1899
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) is rated Scarce
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) is rated Common
The two types were used concurrently and can be easily distinguished by the different shapes of the 0. For a contemporary article on the opening of the post office on 31 August 1899, see here



George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 131 lot no 1315



George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 3 December 1902. Seen on Ebay


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 8 February 1908. Seen on Ebay


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 7 December 1903



George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 9 March 1906. Seen in a private collection


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 13 September 1907. Seen in a private collection


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 16 October 1907. Seen in a private collection


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 30 August 1907. Seen in a private collection


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (7 mm) rated Scarce. Dated 14 August 1905. Seen in a private collection 


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 21 March 1901. Seen at Grosvenor auction no 55 lot no 29


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 15 February 1904. Seen at  Phoenix auction no 45


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 19 June 1902. Seen at  Prestige Auction no 123


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 21 May 1900. Seen at Prestige auction no 187 lot no 396


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 10 December 1903. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 110


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 13 March 1901. Seen at Spink auction no 14015 lot no 2370


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 13 July 1900. Seen at Stampboards


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 2 April 1903. Seen on Ebay


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 17 July 1901. Seen on Ebay


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 29 May 1900. Seen on Ebay



George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 15 April 1903. Seen in a private collection


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 3 February 1905. Seen in a private collection


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 17 July 1904. Seen in a private collection


George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Seen in a private collection



George Street Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated Common. Dated 13 May 1899. Seen in Manning, p. 200

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