Western Australia - Colonial: 1869-1900.
Delivery envelope: WC-EO-5.

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: No Form number.
Heading is TELEGRAM in red capital serif letters.
Message area: Blank.
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Red on brown.
Size of form overall: 79 × 137 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:


Env to Sing
Procenance: Gundersen.
Prestige Philately March 2007 Lot 456.

Broome to Singapore.
13 July 1900.

TELEGRAM delivery envelope of Western Australia used to send a telegram internationally. This usage is very rare - only recorded example of this item.

Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
EO-5 None. 13 June 1900 at Broome, WA. NC