Australia - Brown years: 1923-1939.
Ordinary rate transmission form: AB-TO-7

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: Form number T.G. 41.
Message area: 35 boxes in 7 lines.
Reverse side: Single advertisement covering the whole area.
Printed in black.
Colours (text & form): Black on cream.
Size of form overall: 126 × 202 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:
No image presently available. AB-TO-7A.


  • there are two lines of text at the base which are separated by two dotted lines for sender details.


Printed in November 1934.

Used but details not recorded.


  • text at base below two dotted lines for "FROM";
  • schedule number in "STAMPS" box as well as in the lower right corner.
AB-TO-7B rev AB-TO-7B (reverse side).

Single advertisement printed in black. Has round frame for Hermes.

All advertisements recorded for this form are single in the same format shown here. Others include:

  • Attractively coloured and appropriately designed ...;
  • A Telephone costs you....


Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
TO-7A SCH. C687 3/1931 (H) RRR
TO-7B Sch. C. 917/2.1933
P.259/2.33. - 372.
  Sch. C. 1054. - 12/1933
P.259/2.34. - 79.
7 May 1936 (Melbourne?) -
a copy of a message on this form is known and dated.
  Sch. C. 1237. - 11/1934
P.445/11.34. - 5375.