Wednesday, December 26, 2012

21 - Westwood / Adavale

Westwood post office, 45 km south west of Rockhampton, opened on 1 April 1861
  • Chalon Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) (34 Rays) is rated 4R
Re Allocation:

Adavale post office, 170 km north west of Charleville, opened on 1 January 1881
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) (34 rays) is rated Common



Westwood Chalon Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) (34 Rays) rated 4R. Seen in a private collection


Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common




Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common




Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common



Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common



Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common



Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common. Dated 19 September 1904. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 116 lot no 1373



Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 94 lot no 1198


Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common. Dated 11 September 1904. Seen on Ebay



Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common. Dated 19 October 1904. Seen in a private collection



Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common. Dated 7 April 1904. Seen on Ebay


Adavale Sideface Ray Type 1 a (6 mm) rated Common. Dated 3 January 1898

A forgery is known of this numeral on a high value chalon. It consists of 16 rays rather than 34 and is a different type. It more closely resembles the Toowoomba 214 with the 4 missing. However that numeral has 18 rays.





Seen at Millennium Philatelic auctions no 56 lot no 350

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