Sunday, June 26, 2016

582 - Hambledon / Hambledon Junction

Hambledon post office 11 km south of Cairns, opened on 20 April 1899 and closed in 1902 before re-opening in November or December 1903. It was reduced to a receiving office in October 1904 when the Hambledon Junction receiving office, 3 km to the west, was elevated from a receiving office to a post office. Hambledon was again elevated to a post office in 1913 while the Hambledon Junction post office moved to the railway station and was renamed Edmonton on 22 May 1914
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) is rated 2R


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated 2R


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated 2R. Seen in Smithies


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated 2R. Seen on Ebay


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated 2R. Seen in Smithies



Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated  2R. Dated 15 June 1907. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated  2R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 117


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated  2R. Seen in Smithies


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated  2R. Dated 27 July 1907. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 111. Ex Smithies


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated 2R. Dated 25 September 1907. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 90 lot no 480


Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated 2R. Dated 12 October 1904. Seen in Manning, p. 201



Hambledon Junction Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 b (8 mm) rated 2R. Dated December 1906. Seen in a private collection

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