Friday, 18 September 2015

Boolboonda

Boolboonda receiving office, 12 km from Mt Perry and 68 km south west of Bundaberg. The post office opened on 14 February 1882 before being reduced to a receiving office on 18 September 1884 with the closure of the telegraph office there.The railway opened in November 1883 and from that time onwards the post office and then the receiving office operated out of the railway cottage. From 18 September 1884 the receiving office keeper was Mrs Marshall, in 1885 Mrs Hudson and from 1886 onwards Mrs McDade.
  • Manuscript cancellation seen from 1904 - 1910 rated Rare



Boolboonda manuscript  cancellation with a Mount Perry datestamp cancellation 30 June 1908 rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 47





Boolboonda manuscript  cancellation dated 3 November 1909 rated Rare. Seen at Premier Postal auction no 110. Ex Smithies





Boolboonda manuscript  cancellation dated 21 January 1910 with a Mount Perry datestamp cancellation dated 22 January 1910 rated Rare. Seen at Phoenix Auction no 41. Ex Smithies



Boolboonda manuscript  cancellation dated 8 - 1908 (?) with a Mount Perry numeral cancellation  no 152 and rated Rare. Seen at Phoenix Auction no 41 lot no 1248

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