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.

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

Overfranking by 2d.

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".

Other covers with a similar franking of both singles are:

  • a buff cover sent to Mr Davies at Greenmount with both stamps as singles and cancelled with a Brisbane cds of 26 June 1900. Has an arrival date stamp of 27 June. The 1d stamp is arranged horizontally to the left of the 2d stamp.
    (Matthew Bennett February 2003 Lot 572;
    Millennium Auctions: April 2003 Lot 582, October 2003 Rarieties Lot 136, October 2004 Rarities Lot 27, February 2004 Lot 197, February 2005 Lot 92, June 2005 Lot 77);
  • An almost identical cover to that shown above and franked on 15 September 1900 (the datestamp is rotated slightly) was offered by Prestige Philately February 2009 Lot 313;
  • a cover franked on 29 September 1900 addressed as above cover but with the addition of Brisbane below. 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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