New South Wales - Colonial period: 1854-1900.
Ordinary rate delivery form: NC-DO-11

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: No form number.
Continuation of POST AND TELEGRAPH heading.
Message area: Blank
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Red on cream.
Size of form overall: 188 × 222 mm.
Size of datestamp box: 34 × 32 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:
NC-DO-11 NC-DO-11.

Springsure, Qld to Sydney (Telegraph Branch Sydney date stamp of 21 November 1905).


  • replacement of two lines in previous formats to include TELEGRAM;
  • has stores number St. 3827;
  • message area in blank.

Note message is typed - typewriters having been introduced in 1893.

Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
DO-11 NSW Government Stores number St. 3827. 21 November 1905 at Telegraph Branch Sydney. RR