Australia: 1917-1988.
Slogan cancellations: A Telegraphic Code Address ... - Melbourne.


Use of this slogan in Melbourne: 13 June 1961 to 25 July 1973.

Datestamp: Box;

Number: None;

Top inscription:
MELBOURNE.

Base inscription:
VIC. AUST.

Characteristics:
Die 1: top line 30 mm long.

Only recorded date of this format:
13 June 1961.

Number in Census: 1.

Melb 1961
13 June 1961.
Datestamp: Box;

Number: None;

Top inscription:
MELBOURNE.

Base inscription:
VIC -AUST

Characteristics:
Die 1: top line 30 mm long.

Earliest recorded date of this format:
3 September 1963.

Latest recorded date of this format: 23 March 1965.

Number in Census: 7.

Melb 23 mar
23 March 1965 - abbreviated as MAR.
Datestamp: Box;

Number: None;

Top inscription:
MELBOURNE.

Base inscription:
VIC -AUST

Characteristics:
Die 1: top line 30 mm long.
Month abbreviated differently (MCH not MAR).

Earliest recorded date of this format:
25 March 1965.

Latest recorded date of this format:
27 March 1965.

Number in Census: 2.

MCH
25 March 1965 - abbreviated as MCH.
Datestamp: Box;

Number: None;

Top inscription:
MELBOURNE

Side inscriptions:
VIC/AUST

Base inscription:
PAID.

Characteristics:
Die 1: top line 30 mm long.

Only recorded date of this format:
13 October 1964.

Number in Census: 1.

Melb 1964
13 October 1964.
Datestamp: Box;

Number: None;

Top inscription:
MELBOURNE

Side inscriptions:
VIC/AUST

Base inscription:
PAID.

Characteristics:
Die 2: top line 28 mm long.

Only recorded date of this format:
17 May 1968.

Number in Census: 1.

Paid 1968
17 May 1968.
Datestamp: Box;

Number: None;

Top inscription:
MELBOURNE/ 89.

Side inscriptions:
PAID/ PAID.

Base inscription:
VIC AUST/3000.

Characteristics:
Die 1: top line 30 mm long.

Only recorded date of this format:
10 March 1972.

Number in Census: 1.

Melb 1968
10 March 1972.
Datestamp: Box;

Number: None;

Top inscription:
MELBOURNE/ 87.

Side inscriptions:
PAID/ PAID.

Base inscription:
VIC AUST/ 3000.

Characteristics:
Die 2: top line 28 mm long.

Only recorded date of this format:
25 July 1973.

Number in Census: 1.

Melb 87
25 July 1973.