Australia - APO period: 1957-1975.
Phonograms - ordinary rate transmission form: AW-PO-6, 7 & 8.

 
General characteristics:

Heading and notes: Form number T.G. 70 or T.G. 70B.
Message area: Blank.
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Black on green.
Size of form overall: 179 × 205 mm (type 6).
127 × 204 mm (type 7) which is the same size as type 6 if the counterfoil is removed.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:
 
AW-PO-6A
Printed in November 1963.
AA-PO-6.

Unused ordinary rate phonogram form.

Characteristics:

  • No heading for the responsible authority. The "Commonwealth ..."heading had been removed when the Authority changed to the "AUSTRALIAN POST OFFICE";
  • all information in heading section reformatted;
  • address and message sections merged;
  • space for Date Stamp removed.
AW-PO-6A_rev AA-PO-6 (reverse).

Reverse side of the unused form above showing entire reverse side.

Characteristics:

  • more information details noted;
  • as with front of form, no Authority indicated.
AA-PO-7 AA-PO-7.

Unused ordinary rate phonogram form.

Characteristics:

  • No heading for the responsible authority;
  • no counterfoil attached;
  • new form number.

 

PO-7B AA-PO-7B.

14 October 1974 at C.T.O. Hobart.

A rare used phonogram (customer's copy) to The Hon. Doug McClelland.

The date stamp is rated RRRR.

Used between 14 October 1974 and 28 April 1975.0

AA-PO-8A AA-PO-8.

An accounting docket
(T.G. 62) related to a telephoned transmission. Nothing is known of this form. The wording on the left matches that used later on a Telecom form.

Details of use and rarity.

Form
sub-number
Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
PO-6 Sch. C9364 - 11/63.   R (used)
PO-7A Sch. C1355 - 66.   R (used)
PO-7B O/N C44561/73 - L 14 October 1974 at C. T. O. Hobart. R (used)
PO-8 O/N. C. 3566.67....   R (used)