Sunday, December 2, 2012

91 - Tingalpa / Capalaba

Tingalpa post office, 10 km east of the Brisbane general post office, opened on 20 May 1867. It was renamed Capalaba on 1 March 1874 before reverting back to Tingalpa on 8 June 1875. It was reduced to a receiving office in 1892. The Capalaba circular date stamp was still being used in 1882

  • Chalon Ray type 1 e (5.5 mm) is rated 3R
  • Sideface Ray type 1 e (5.5 mm) is rated 3R
Yuleba railway station, 54 km east of Roma, received its 10 bar railway numeral canceller 2b (8.5 mm) around 1902. Rated 5R. More information on railway numerals can be found here




Tingalpa Chalon Ray type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R


Tingalpa Chalon Ray type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R. Dated 18 November 1867. Seen at Phoenix Auctions no 10


Tingalpa Chalon Ray type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay



Tingalpa Sideface Ray type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R



Tingalpa Sideface Ray type 1 e (5.5 mm) rated 3R. Seen on Ebay



Yuleba Sideface Barred Numeral 2b (8.5 mm) rated 5R. Seen at Torsten Weller auction no 39 lot no 239

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