This blog is devoted to the 1st Queensland sideface stamps (1878/9-1881), a fascinating aspect of Queensland philately. It is a work in progress and aims for comprehensiveness. There were five issues, 1d reddish brown / scarlet, 2d blue, 4d yellow, 6d green and 1 shilling violet / lilac, also a 1d overprint and 1d stamp duty. The stamps come from my and other collections, Ebay, Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group, Stampboards.com & auctions. Contact:email@example.com.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Queensland 2d. Cancelled handstamps
For general information on the cancelled handstamps for the first sideface stamps see here. It appears to have been cancelled with the Scudder Type 1 Cancelled handstamp, which comprised capitals sans serif, 21 x 2.75 mm
2d. bright blue handstamped "cancelled" in black, inverted from right to left. From the collection of Dave Elsmore