Australia - Interim period: 1901-1917.
Ordinary rate delivery form: QI-DO-1

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: Standard interim period heading.
Message area: 6 rows of 5 columns.
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Red on cream.
Size of form overall: 144 × 229 mm.
Size of datestamp box: 33 × 33 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:

 Queensland was unique in that the postal administration did not issue a format of the type used previously during the Colonial period but reprinted with a C of A heading.

Coolgarra to Lancelot
(21 October 1907).


  • has no vertical text at the left;
  • date stamp is attached to the horizontal line and has only three sides;
  • no Form number or schedule number;
  • size is 144 × 229 mm.



Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
DO-1 None. 21 October 1907 at Lancelot. RRR