Victoria: 1900-1988.
Telegraph date stamps.


The date stamps listed on this page are all headed Telegraph.

All date stamps are rubber unless otherwise indicated. The shape of the date stamps varies from circular (RC) to oval (RO) to rectangular (RR).

The various examples of these date stamps with the word TELEGRAPH can be viewed by first clicking on the first letter of the name of the Telegraph Office and then scrolling down the subsequent list before clicking on the name of the Office.

First letter of Office name. A B C D E F G H
I J K L M N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z


A Office Type Dates of use.
  Ascot Vale RRH1-T (24 × 37 mm) 17 January 1983 - 1984.
    RO2-T (33 × 52 mm) 30 July 1986 (only recorded date).


B Office Type Dates of use.
  Boronia RRH1 - T  
  Box Hill RO1 - T (28 × 46.5 mm). 24 December 1963.
  Box Hill RO2-T (29 × 49 mm). 22 June 1964 - 21 January 1965.
    RO2-T (31.5 × 50 mm). 14 June 1966.
    RO2-T (31.5 × 51 mm). 3 July 1968 - 26 July 1968.
    RO2-T (??) 16 June 1981
  Broadmeadows RO2-T (31 × 56 mm). 6 May 1982 - 19 January 1983.
  TELEGRAPH at top. Unframed (13 × 33 mm) 1 August 1986.
  No inscription at top. Unframed (13 × 33.5 mm) 4 August 1988.
  Burwood RO2 - T (28 × 48 mm). 6 January 1972.

 

C Office Type Dates of use.
  Camberwell SC1-T (diameter 30 mm). 24 March 1945.
    RRH1-T (32 × 45 mm). 24 February 1966 - 22 June 1967.
    RRH1-T (35 × 38 mm). 20 March 1968.
  Camberwell (Post Office - TELEGRAPH) RRH1-T (31 × 50 mm). 14 April 1980 to 11 January 1985.
  Caulfield South RRH1-T (25 × 43 mm). 15 June 1987 - only recorded date.
  Cranbourne RO2 - T (33 × 52 mm). 21 September 1988 - only recorded date so probably last day of service.

 

D Office Type Dates of use.
  Degraves St.
RO2 - T (33 mm diameter). 6 February 1985 to 25 February 1986 in magenta ink.
    RO2 - T (33 mm diameter). 25 February 1986 in violet ink.
  Doncaster RRH1 - T (29 × 48 mm ). 15 February 1985 to 24 January 1986.


E Office Type Dates of use.
  Elsternwick RRH1-T (26 × 49 mm). 5 January 1972.
  Essendon RO2 - T (29 × 47 mm). 19 February 1982 (archival).
    RO2 - T (27½ × 43½ mm). 23 January 1985 to 30 June 1986 (archival).

 

F Office Type Dates of use.
  Fairfield RC-TO (diameter: 28½ mm). 4 June 1976 to 2 February 1977.
  Fitzroy RO2-T (32 × 50 mm) 17 September 1956.
  Frankston RRH1 - T (37 × 49½ mm) 4 February 1987 to 1988.

 

G Office Type Dates of use.
  Glen Waverley RO6 - T (33 × 54 mm) 6 January 1973.
 

with telephone number.

RO6 - T (29½ × 50 mm). 1 June 1990.

 

 

I Office Type Dates of use.
  Ivanhoe RRH1-T (27 × 41 mm). 24 March 1951 to 13 January 1960.

 

M Office Type Dates of use.
  Malvern RC2-T (37 mm diameter) 18 May 1984 in magenta.
  Mildura RRH1-T 6 November 1972.
  Moorabbin
(has errors of orientation and placement).
RRH1-T (28 × 45 mm). 8 June 1955 to 12 November 1955.
  Mordialloc RRH1-T (30 × 39 mm). 5 May 1986 (archival).

 

N Office Type Dates of use.
  Northcote RC1-T (Diameter: 31 mm). 2 May 1984

 

P Office Type Dates of use.
  Port Melbourne RRH1-T (31 × 39 mm). 13 May 1987.
  Portland RO2-T (34 × 53 mm). 21 March (missing year slug).
  Puckapanyal Mil PO RRH1-T (27 × 39 mm). 6 December 1967.

 

R Office Type Dates of use.
  Richmond RRH1-T (28 × 43 mm) 12 January 1970.
  Ringwood RO6-T (30 × 60 mm). 12 September 1980.
  Rochester RRH1-T (27 × 44 mm). 15 March 1963 - 18 March 1963.
  Rosanna RRH1-T 7 November 1988.

 

S Office Type Dates of use.
  Seymour RO2-T (26 × 37 mm). 22 June 1983.
  South Yarra RRH1-T (28 × 44 mm). 23 September 1974.
    RC1-T (29 mm diameter). 18 May 1984 and 27 September 1985.
  Sunshine RRH1-T (28 × 38 mm). 15 April 1983 (archival - only recorded date)

 

W Office Type Dates of use.
  Warragul RC2-T VR (35 mm diameter). 1 February 1955.

 

Y Office Type Dates of use.
  Yarrawonga RRH1-T (31 × 51 mm). 4 September 1984.