There are few covers with both Queensland Charity stamps affixed. All are clearly philatelic.

The covers shown are grouped as follows:

  1. combination frankings of both the Queensland 1900 Charity stamps;
  2. mixed frankings of both the Queensland 1900 Charity stamps with another issue.

Combination frankings.

Only four combination covers are recorded for the Queensland Patriotic Fund issue and all have a single of each denomination.

Davies Toowoomba to Greenmount.
26 June 1900.

Has an arrival date stamp of 27 June. Both stamps are singles. The 1d stamp is arranged horizontally to the left of the 2d stamp which has as marginal selvedge.

Matthew Bennett February 2003 Lot 572;
Millennium Auctions:
April 2003 Lot 592,
October 2003 Rarieties Lot 136,
October 2004 Rarities Lot 27,
February 2004 Lot 197,
February 2005 Lot 92, June 2005 Lot 77.

St George Street both
Provenance: Bernie Manning (Prestige Philately June 2009 Lot 1209).
George St. Post Office for local delivery.
15 September 1900.

Overfranking by 2d.

Only two rows for the address.

Rod Perry notes that "W.H. Robinson, addressee on covers/piece, was an early stamp dealer. The handwriting on the covers is his - and he probably did quite a few covers. Another pioneer Queensland trader was J.E. Newell who actually served in the Boer War and was invalided back to Qld".

Brisbane
Provenance: Chartwell Collection (Spink May 2018, Lot 103).
George Street for local delivery.
15 September 1900.

Overfranking by 2d.

Cover has Brisbane as the 3rd row of the address.

 

Prestige Philately February 2009, Lot 313;

Spink May 2018, Lot 103.

The fourth cover with a combination franking of both singles is franked on 29 September 1900 and addressed to Robinson as on the above covers. It has Brisbane as the 3rd row of the address. This cover also has a George Street date stamp to the left of the stamps.
(Cavendish Philatelic Auctions December 2015, Lot 215).

Leski 2010 Another example of the dual franking - with a familiar franking and a familiar addressee.

27 July 1900.

Charles Leski 16 November 2010.

Mixed franking.

Mixed frankings with both Queensland Charity stamps are rare. They include:

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