Thursday, January 3, 2013

87 - Ipswich / Eagle Junction

Ipswich post office, 30 km south west of Brisbane, opened on 2 January 1846
  • Barred numeral N1b (two bars at each side) on NSW stamps is rated Common
  • Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) (22 rays) on NSW stamps is rated Common
  • Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) (22 rays) is rated Common
  • Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) is rated Rare
  • Large Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) is rated 5R
  • Large Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a ii (6.5 mm) (thin numeral) is rated 5R
  • Fiscal Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) (23 rays) is rated 5R
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) (23 rays) is rated Scarce. The 7 differs from the 1 f (6 mm) as the top line is flat and does not have the short line protruding down at the top left hand side
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) (22 rays) is rated Common
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 f ii (6 mm) (thin numeral) (22 rays) is rated Scarce
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a i (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) is rated Common
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a ii (6.5 mm) (thin numeral) is rated 3R. Only seen on issues after 1895
  • Sideface Duplex (4.5 mm) (34 rays) rated 5R. Manufactured in 1885 and only seen on 1887-89 issues
For Ipswich numeral 87 examples on NSW stamps, see here

Eagle Junction post office, 6 km north north east of the Brisbane general post office, opened on 1 December 1888 and closed in February 1911
  • Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) (23 rays) is rated 4R. The 7 differs from the Ipswich 1 f (6 mm) as the top line is flat and does not have the short line protruding down at the top left hand side
  • Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) is rated 3R
It is not known when the cancellers transferred from Ipswich to Eagle Junction. In the case of Type 1 e it was no later than 1903 and with Type 2 a it was after July 1900



Ipswich Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Seen at Phoenix Auctions no 17


Ipswich Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Dated April 1861. Seen at Phoenix Auctions no 12



Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 173 lot no 465


Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common



Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common


Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 1866. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 93 lot no 554


Ipswich Chalon Ray Type N2a (5.5 mm) rated Common. Seen at Torstenweller.com auction no 38



Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 1862. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 102 lot no 708



Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 31 August 1872. Seen at Cavendish auction no 644 lot no 1024


Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 1862. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 43 lot no 1866



Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 5 October 1871. Seen in a private collection



Ipswich Chalon Ray Type 1 f (5 mm) rated Common. Dated 12 June 1872. Seen in Phoenix Auctions no 50


Ipswich Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) rated Rare


Ipswich Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 164 lot no 371


Ipswich Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) rated Rare. Seen on Ebay



Ipswich Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auctions no 108 lot no 1228


Ipswich Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) rated Rare



Ipswich Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 29 April 1876. Seen in Phoenix Auction no 50


Ipswich Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) rated Rare. Dated 10 August 1878. Seen in Phoenix Auction no 50 


Ipswich Fiscal Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 5R



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 5R



Ipswich Fiscal Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 5R. Seen on Ebay



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated Scarce


Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common


Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Dated May 1886. Seen at Charles Leski auction no 315



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Dated 18 November 1893. Seen on Ebay


Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Seen at Prestige Philately Auction no 179 lot no 1279


Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common




Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Seen on Ebay



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f i (6 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Dated 5 April 1894. Seen on Ebay


Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f ii (6 mm) (thin numeral) rated Scarce



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f ii (6 mm) (thin numeral) rated Scarce



Ipswich Sideface Ray Type 1 f ii (6 mm) (thin numeral) rated Scarce


Ipswich Large Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated 5R



Ipswich Large Chalon Barred Numeral Type 2 a ii (6.5 mm) (thin numeral) is rated 5R. Philatelic cover dated 25 March 1909. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore


Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Seen on Ebay



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common


Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common


Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Seen on Ebay



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common
 

Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common


Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Dated 4 July 1900. Seen on Ebay

Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thick numeral) rated Common. Seen on Ebay


Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R. Dated 7 August 1884. Seen on Ebay




Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R. Dated 1912




Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R. Dated 14 April 1909. Seen on Ebay



Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (7 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R. Dated 16 January 1909. Seen on Ebay


Ipswich Sideface Barred Numeral Type 2 a (6.5 mm) (thin numeral) rated 3R. Dated 18 January 1897. Seen on Ebay


Ipswich Sideface Duplex rated 5R



Ipswich Sideface Duplex rated 5R. Seen in Smithies


Ipswich Sideface Duplex rated 5R - a proof impression made in August 1885. Courtesy Dave Elsmore, Queensland Stamp Collecting Group on FaceBook


Eagle Junction Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 4R



Eagle Junction Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 4R



Eagle Junction Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 4R

 

Eagle Junction Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 4R. dated 1903. Seen on Stampboards



Eagle Junction Sideface Ray Type 1 e (6 mm) rated 4R. dated 1 December 1903. Seen on Stampboards

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