Saturday, November 24, 2012

49 - Canal Creek

Canal Creek post office, 45 km west of Warwick, opened on 1 December 1865. It was reduced to a receiving office on 4 January 1890 and closed in September 1907. Manning is of the opinion that the Canal Creek and Ten Mile Rush post offices were one and the same.
  • Chalon Ray Type 1 c (6 mm) (19 Rays) is rated 4R
  • Fiscal Ray Type 1 c (6 mm) (19 Rays) is rated 5R
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 c (6 mm) (19 Rays) is rated 3R 

Forest Hill railway station, 9 km from Gatton, received its 10 bar railway numeral canceller 2 b (7 mm) around 1902. Rated 2R. More information on railway numerals can be found here


Canal Creek Chalon type 1 c (6 mm) rated 4R. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 193 lot 441


Canal Creek Chalon type 1 c (6 mm) rated 4R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 40



Canal Creek Chalon type 1 c (6 mm) rated 4R. Seen somewhere!



Canal Creek Fiscal type 1 c (6 mm) rated 5R. Seen in the Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group



Canal Creek Sideface type 1 c (6 mm) rated 3R. Seen in the L'Estrange Collection, Queensland Museum



Canal Creek Sideface type 1 c (6 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay




Canal Creek Sideface type 1 c (6 mm) rated 3R



Canal Creek Sideface type 1 c (6 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay



Canal Creek Sideface type 1 c (6 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay


Canal Creek Sideface type 1 c (6 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Stampboards



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R


Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen on Ebay



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen at Premier Postal auctions



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 122 lot no 1490


Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen at Premier Postal auctions no 130 lot no 892



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen on Ebay



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen in Phoenix auction no 52



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 66



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Seen on Stampboards


Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Dated 3 October 1906. Seen in a private collection



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Dated 21 October 190-. Seen on Ebay



Forest Hill Sideface Barred Numeral 2 b (7 mm) rated 2R. Dated 6 June 1907. Seen in Smithies

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