Western Australia - Colonial period: 1861 - 1901.
Delivery form: WC-DO-3.

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: No form number.
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH ... WESTERN AUSTRALIA spanning the central Crest.
Message area: 8 lines of 5 boxes for message numbered at right to 40.
Reverse side: 14 lines of 5 boxes - numbered at right to 110.
Colours (text & form): Light red on pale yellow.
Size of form overall: 161 × 216 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:
WC-DO-3 WC-DO-3.

Geraldton to Perth(?)
(17 June 1881).


  • two lines of text under heading.

Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
DO-3 None 17 June 1881 at Perth. NC