South Australia - Colonial period: 1855-1900.
Delivery form: SC-DO-2

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: No form number.
Heading is South Australian Magnetic Telegraph
and the Crest is in the Centre.
Message area: Blank - message area takes up about 70% of the form.
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Black on blue.
Size of form overall: A: 261 × 211 mm.
B: 222 × 208 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:
DO-2 SC-DO-2.

Adelaide to Mount Gambier
(29 October 1862).


  • very small and simple heading;
  • much longer form than previously;

Type B form (see size box above) has the same heading but is slightly shorter.

Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
DO-2 None 20 October 1862 at Mount Gambier. RRR