Australia - Telecom: 1975-1988.
Ordinary rate delivery form: AT-DO-14.

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: Form number TX 42.
TELEGRAM at top left with
TELECOM AUSTRALIA at left or at right with logo.
Space for Office Date Stamp at right.
Message area: Blank.
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Green on yellow.
Size of form overall: 127 × 200-205 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:
AT-DO-14A AT-DO-14A.

Sydney for local delivery to Balgowlah, NSW
(11 July 1981).


  • TELEGRAM in thick letters;
  • schedule number under TELEGRAM.
AT-DO-14B AT-DO-14B.

Sydney to Kempsey
(Scarce Telegraphs date stamp of 13 April 1982).


  • TELECOM and logo in the top right corner together with the scgedule number;
  • TELEGRAM in thick letters.


AT-DO-14C AT-DO-14C.

Palmerston to Driver
30 April 1985).


  • TELEGRAM in thinner letters;
  • TELECOM AUSTRALIA with logo at right;
  • schedule number could be in any of the three corners except TLC.


Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
DO-14A TX 42 O/N C46397/74L 21 December 1978 at Telegraph Office, Eltham, Vic.

C as unused forms.

RR as a used form.

  TX 42 O/N C49591/76-L 11 July 1981 at C.T.O. Sydney.
DO-14B TX 42 O/N C53674 22 August 1980 at Condobolin, NSW.
DO-14C TX 42 (6/80) O/N C63912/83 29 September 1983 at Telegraph Section, Colac, Vic.
  TX 42 (6/80) O/N C65538/83 30 April 1985 at Palmerston, NT.