Friday, 17 June 2016


Rockhampton Post Office, 100 km north west of Gladstone. It opened on 1 April 1858
  • Manuscript cancellation seen in 1860 rated Very Rare

Rockhampton manuscript cancellation and a Rockhampton datestamp dated 9 November 1960. It is not known why this cover was cancelled with a single wavy-line pen stroke, as the Rockhampton 201 ray type numeral has been seen on stamps prior to this date. Rated Very Rare. Seen at Spink Auction 12043 lot no 1143. Ex Griffiths

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