The Philatelic Bus. Touring country Queensland.

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Tree of Knowledge changes shape - 4th May 1991:


Wesley Cover Service Literary Legends stamps fdc postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210)  on fdi - 4th May 1991
Wesley Cover Service Literary Legends stamps fdc postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210) on fdi - 4th May 1991

Enlargement of the redesigned circular "Tree of Knowledge" pictorial postmark.
Enlargement of the redesigned circular "Tree of Knowledge" pictorial postmark.

Australia Post Literary Life Miles Franklin 45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210)  on fdi - 4th May 1991
Australia Post Literary Life Miles Franklin 45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210) on fdi - 4th May 1991

Australia Post Literary Life A G Stephens 45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210)  on fdi - 4th May 1991
Australia Post Literary Life A G Stephens 45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210) on fdi - 4th May 1991

Australia Post Literary Life C J Brennan  45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210)  on fdi - 4th May 1991
Australia Post Literary Life C J Brennan 45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210) on fdi - 4th May 1991

Australia Post Literary Life J F Archibald 45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210)  on fdi - 4th May 1991
Australia Post Literary Life J F Archibald 45c pse postmarked with Barcaldine redesigned pictorial postmark (APM#23210) on fdi - 4th May 1991
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Barcaldine Longreach - Working Life in the 1890s:


Working Life in the 1890s fdc postmarked with the "Clasped Hands" signifying agreement national fdi pictorial postmark of Barcaldine 4725 & Longreach 4750 on fdi - 7th May 1993
Working Life in the 1890s fdc postmarked with the "Clasped Hands" signifying agreement national fdi pictorial postmark of Barcaldine 4725 & Longreach 4750 on fdi - 7th May 1993

What I find unusual about this postmark is that two towns are named on the postmark Barcaldine 4725 & Longreach 4750. It is not that they are neighbouring towns, they are 108 kms between them.
What I find unusual about this postmark is that two towns are named on the postmark Barcaldine 4725 & Longreach 4750. It is not that they are neighbouring towns, they are 108 kms between them.
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Early cancellations from Barcaldine and Saltern

Saltern numeral 489 type 2b; Barcaldine numeral 438 type 2b; Barcaldine datestamps type 4bt and 5a
Saltern numeral 489 type 2b; Barcaldine numeral 438 type 2b; Barcaldine datestamps type 4bt and 5a

Cover fragment with Barcaldine type 4a datestamp
Cover fragment with Barcaldine type 4a datestamp
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and some covers

Registered cover from Aramac to Barcaldine May 10 1898
Registered cover from Aramac to Barcaldine May 10 1898

Reverse of cover with Barcaldine receiving cancel on the next day
Reverse of cover with Barcaldine receiving cancel on the next day

Postcard sent from Barcaldine to Bowen 1906
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Some modern datestamps from Barcaldine

Rubber datestamps from Barcaldine
Rubber datestamps from Barcaldine

Barcaldine datestamps including Money Order cancels and Tree of Knowledge pictorial 1998
Barcaldine datestamps including Money Order cancels and Tree of Knowledge pictorial 1998
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Re the question about closure date for SALTERN post office. It appears that it closed on 30/4/82.
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Here is a late entry for Ilfracombe, a souvenir cover commemorating the centenary of motor mail.

Motor mail souvenir envelope with 55c Australia on globe stamp from the For Every Occasion issue  of 23 Sept 2008, with tab depicting the mail truck
Motor mail souvenir envelope with 55c Australia on globe stamp from the For Every Occasion issue of 23 Sept 2008, with tab depicting the mail truck


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Bus Stop Number Fourteen.
Destination RUBYVALE.

BEFORE arriving at Rubyvale the bus made stops at Alpha and Jericho.

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Approaching the finishing post at Alpha Racecourse.
Approaching the finishing post at Alpha Racecourse.

Alpha Railway Station.
Alpha Railway Station.
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Jericho Town Hall.
Jericho Town Hall.

Jericho Railway Station. 1938.
Jericho Railway Station. 1938.
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Postcard Folder. Gemfields Central Queensland. c1975.
Postcard Folder. Gemfields Central Queensland. c1975.
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Anakie. Old Railway Station sign.
Anakie. Old Railway Station sign.

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POSTCARDS from the area.

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THE POST OFFICES.

Post Office. Alpha Queensland.  2007.
Post Office. Alpha Queensland. 2007.

Post Office. Jericho Queensland. 2007.
Post Office. Jericho Queensland. 2007.

Post Office. Rubyvale Queensland. 2004.
Post Office. Rubyvale Queensland. 2004.

Post Office. Sapphire Queensland. 2004.
Post Office. Sapphire Queensland. 2004.
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SOME OF MY POSTMARKS.

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Anakie post offices is now closed. Sapphire has been re-named Sapphire Central. Rubyvale post office still exists despite the Australia Post website saying otherwise. Annette at the post office was very helpful. She told me that they still have a pictorial cancel.
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Rubyvale Pictorial Postmark described in previous post:


Colleen Woolley's description from Oz Pictormarks
Colleen Woolley's description from Oz Pictormarks

Example of Rubyvale pictorial postmark from Oz Pictormarks - APM#40130 38mm
Example of Rubyvale pictorial postmark from Oz Pictormarks - APM#40130 38mm

I have never seen a Rubyvale pictorial postmark. Maybe Bowyum can supply one.


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Selection of Alpha postmarks.
Selection of Alpha postmarks.

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Selection of Jericho postmarks.
Selection of Jericho postmarks.
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Anakie postmarks.
Anakie postmarks.

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Selection of Rubyvale postmarks.
Selection of Rubyvale postmarks.

Sapphire postmarks.
Sapphire postmarks.

Alpha/Rubyvale postmarks written up on cards. Ex Colin McNee.
Alpha/Rubyvale postmarks written up on cards. Ex Colin McNee.

1980's postmarks on piece.
1980's postmarks on piece.
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SOME OF MY COVERS.

Cover sent from Alpha to Rockhampton. 1962.
Cover sent from Alpha to Rockhampton. 1962.

Cover sent from Alpha to Brisbane. 1978.
Cover sent from Alpha to Brisbane. 1978.

Cover sent from Anakie to Rockhampton. 1962.
Cover sent from Anakie to Rockhampton. 1962.

Cover sent from Jericho to Wamuran. 1961.
Cover sent from Jericho to Wamuran. 1961.

Cover sent from Jericho to Brisbane. 1963.
Cover sent from Jericho to Brisbane. 1963.

Cover sent from Rubyvale to Wamuran. 1959.
Cover sent from Rubyvale to Wamuran. 1959.


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The first permanent pictorial postmark used at Rubyvale was introduced on 1 May 2008 and as recorded in the Pictormarks catalogue (APM 40130) was not announced by Australia Post. The post code inscription ‘QLD. AUST. 4702’ is rather unusual as including ‘AUST.’ is unnecessary for mailing purposes and is actually incorrect according to Australia Post guidelines for addressing postal items as is the use of any punctuation. The postmark was replaced on 2 May 2016, announced in Stamp Bulletin No. 340, May-June 2016. The post code is correctly inscribed on this replacement.

Australia Post APEC Forum cover with the 50c Forum logo stamp cancelled with the Rubyvale pictorial postmark
Australia Post APEC Forum cover with the 50c Forum logo stamp cancelled with the Rubyvale pictorial postmark


Rubyvale pictorial postmark originally introduced on 1 May 2008
Rubyvale pictorial postmark originally introduced on 1 May 2008


Rubyvale pictorial postmark redesigned and inscribed only with QLD 4702
Rubyvale pictorial postmark redesigned and inscribed only with QLD 4702


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As far as I know Emerald has never used a pictorial postmark so I will be back when the bus rolls into Isisford

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Thank you for showing those Bowyum.

My contributions today are restricted totally to Alpha, as I don't have the other towns, & I wouldn't have most of these if it were not for Stampboarder & eBayer, Chris Gray, who moved to Alpha from the Tweed a couple of years ago.

He hasn't been seen on Stampboards for a while so I am hoping he will make a contribution today, following my invitation & give some insight into living in Alpha as well as any philately he may have related to Alpha. :)
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The Centenary of Alpha Qld, 1884-85 to 1984-85


175th Anniversary of Postal Services in Australia pse cancelled with the Centenary of Alpha Qld 1984-5 commemorative single date pictorial postmark (APM#15300)
175th Anniversary of Postal Services in Australia pse cancelled with the Centenary of Alpha Qld 1984-5 commemorative single date pictorial postmark (APM#15300)

Centenary of Alpha Qld 1984-5 commemorative single date pictorial postmark (APM#15300) - 22nd September 1984.
Centenary of Alpha Qld 1984-5 commemorative single date pictorial postmark (APM#15300) - 22nd September 1984.
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An extract from Oz Pictormarks, by Colleen Woolley, with a darker example of the Alpha Centenary postmark:


From Oz Pictormarks
From Oz Pictormarks

Still not the clearest example but between the two you can make out the trains & the cattle & sheep
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Alpha Mail from Chris Gray:


Alpha Qld, Koala $1.10 stamp - 10th August 2020
Alpha Qld, Koala $1.10 stamp - 10th August 2020

Alpha Qld, Civil Aviation 100 years or Regulating Safety $2.20 stamp - 2nd November 2020
Alpha Qld, Civil Aviation 100 years or Regulating Safety $2.20 stamp - 2nd November 2020

Alpha Qld, 100th Cox Plate Stamp - 30th October 2020
Alpha Qld, 100th Cox Plate Stamp - 30th October 2020

Alpha Qld, Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island Skink - 17th February 2021
Alpha Qld, Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island Skink - 17th February 2021
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Alpha Qld - First Day of Issue:


Australian Wildlife fdc postmarked Alpha Qld fdi postmark - 21st May 1986
Australian Wildlife fdc postmarked Alpha Qld fdi postmark - 21st May 1986

Found this when looking for something else. I am surprised that this small town had a first day of issue postmark. :o
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Early postmarks and covers

Alpha datestamp type 3b; Jericho numeral 50 type 1c and datestamp type 3c
Alpha datestamp type 3b; Jericho numeral 50 type 1c and datestamp type 3c

Cover sent from Jericho to Hobart 1906
Cover sent from Jericho to Hobart 1906

Cover sent from Jericho to Brisbane in 1924
Cover sent from Jericho to Brisbane in 1924

Registered cover sent from Anakie to Hobart in 1904
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More modern items

Cover sent within Alpha - First Day of Issue Christmas 1966 4c
Cover sent within Alpha - First Day of Issue Christmas 1966 4c

Rubber datestamps from Alpha
Rubber datestamps from Alpha

Jericho datestamps showing the parade of postcodes: in the 1970s it was 4736, changed to 4702 in 1982, then to 4733 in the 1980s/1990s and finally to 4728 in 2001
Jericho datestamps showing the parade of postcodes: in the 1970s it was 4736, changed to 4702 in 1982, then to 4733 in the 1980s/1990s and finally to 4728 in 2001

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Bus Stop Number Fifteen.
Destination EMERALD.

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Climate Data for Emerald Queensland.
Climate Data for Emerald Queensland.

Google Street map of Emerald Queensland.
Google Street map of Emerald Queensland.
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Emerald Wetlands.
Emerald Wetlands.
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Entrance Sign. Emerald Queensland.
Entrance Sign. Emerald Queensland.

Emerald Co-op Society Ltd.
Emerald Co-op Society Ltd.

Aerial view of Emerald Queensland.
Aerial view of Emerald Queensland.

Emerald Hotel.
Emerald Hotel.

Emerald Racecourse.
Emerald Racecourse.
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POSTCARDS from EMERALD.

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Emerald Hospital.
Emerald Hospital.

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POST OFFICE. EMERALD.

Post Office. Main Road, Emerald Queensland.
Post Office. Main Road, Emerald Queensland.

Post Office. Emerald Queensland. 2004. Peggy Hayes photo.
Post Office. Emerald Queensland. 2004. Peggy Hayes photo.
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SOME OF MY POSTMARKS.

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Selection of Emerald postmarks.
Selection of Emerald postmarks.

(A) Postmark with wrong postcode. (B) Postmark written up on card. Ex Colin McNee.
(A) Postmark with wrong postcode. (B) Postmark written up on card. Ex Colin McNee.
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SOME OF MY COVER. EMERALD QLD.

Cover sent from Emerald to Rockhampton. 1962.
Cover sent from Emerald to Rockhampton. 1962.


Tune in on Monday to see that the Philatelic Bus has done a huge U-ee and ended up in Isisford.
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The Melbourne Cup in Emerald Qld:


Emerald Co-operative Society commercial cover with 1960 Melbourne Cup 5d stamp postmarked Emerald cds - 14th April 1961 to Townsville.
Emerald Co-operative Society commercial cover with 1960 Melbourne Cup 5d stamp postmarked Emerald cds - 14th April 1961 to Townsville.

I recall about 14 years ago when Equine Influenza (EI) came to Australia for the first time & the horse racing industry went into lockdown. There was no metropolitan racing in Sydney nor Brisbane metropolitan areas. Emerald was one of those rural racecourses from which racing was televised into Melbourne for those who wanted to bet on Queensland racing.

I see a lot of parallels with EI & Covid-19.
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The above is my only item from Emerald Qld. :)
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Here's another cover from Jericho...

Registered cover sent from Jericho to Hobart in 1903
Registered cover sent from Jericho to Hobart in 1903
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Some early items from Emerald

Emerald numeral 492 type 2b
Emerald numeral 492 type 2b

Cover sent from Emerald to Hobart in 1905
Cover sent from Emerald to Hobart in 1905

Underpaid cover sent from Emerald to Hobart in 1905
Underpaid cover sent from Emerald to Hobart in 1905
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and some modern postmarks

Rubber datestamps from Emerald
Rubber datestamps from Emerald

Emerald Mail Room and Postal Manager strikes
Emerald Mail Room and Postal Manager strikes

More recent rubber datestamps from Emerald
More recent rubber datestamps from Emerald
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Bus Stop Number Sixteen. ISISFORD.

Isisford is west of Blackall.
Isisford is west of Blackall.

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Google street map of Isisford Queensland.
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Welcome to Isisford.
Welcome to Isisford.

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Not so welcome to Isisford.
Not so welcome to Isisford.
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Inside the Outer Barcoo Interpretation Centre.
Inside the Outer Barcoo Interpretation Centre.

Isisford Tourist Information Centre.
Isisford Tourist Information Centre.

Isisford District Hospital entrance..
Isisford District Hospital entrance..

Isisford District Hospital Morgue. (former)
Isisford District Hospital Morgue. (former)

Isis Downs Woolshed Complex.
Isis Downs Woolshed Complex.

Isisford Racecourse. BigSaint last seen here.
Isisford Racecourse. BigSaint last seen here.
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POST OFFICE. ISISFORD.

Notelet showing Isisford Post Office.
Notelet showing Isisford Post Office.

Post Office. Isisford Queensland. 2003. Peggy Hayes photo.
Post Office. Isisford Queensland. 2003. Peggy Hayes photo.

Isisford Post Office pictured in 2018.
Isisford Post Office pictured in 2018.
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SOME OF MY POSTMARKS.

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Selection of Isisford postmarks.
Selection of Isisford postmarks.
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SOME OF MY COVER. ISISFORD QLD.

Cover sent from Isisford to Rockhampton. 1962.
Cover sent from Isisford to Rockhampton. 1962.


Tune in on Wednesday as The Philatelic Bus barrels down the highway ? to Blackall.
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Outback towns deliver mail milestone celebration

Chrissy Arthur
Posted Thursday 1 April 2010 at 10:17am


Two small towns in outback Queensland will celebrate a centenary this weekend, marking 100 years of motorised mail delivery.

The mail run between Ilfracombe and Isisford in the state's central west was the first motorised delivery formally undertaken in the Commonwealth.


Map showing Ilfracombe with Isisford 90 kms to the south.
Map showing Ilfracombe with Isisford 90 kms to the south.

One of the centenary organisers, Sandy Williams, says there will be activities in both towns and a re-enactment of the historic first run.

"It actually left on the 1st of April 1910. It's always been a significant mail run," she said.

"It became a lot more significant when they decided to become the first mail route to ever use a motor driven vehicle to deliver mail. There were a lot of knockers, a lot of people said it would never last."

A vintage Winton model car is preparing to make a re-enactment drive.

Ms Williams says the car will drive part of the route taken 100 years ago but time constraints mean it will not go the whole way.


Suttons Royal Mail Truck, Isisford to Ilfracombe, 1910 at Isisford
Suttons Royal Mail Truck, Isisford to Ilfracombe, 1910 at Isisford

"It's an American-made vehicle. It's top speed is sort of 25 kilometres an hour. I think there's only a couple of them in the world," she said.

"It was actually manufactured in 1899. There is some conjecture about which vehicle did the first run but our records show us that this is the one. It'll be in Ilfracombe on the day and down in Isisford down in the afternoon."


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2010-04-01/outback-towns-deliver ... ion/388714
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