Australia - International - Eastern Extension.
Delivery form: IAX-DO-3.

General characteristics:

Heading and notes:

No Message form number4.
"The Eastern ... Limited" at top.

Has time indicator at left.

Message area: Blank.
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Red on cream.
Size of form overall: A and B: 225 × 218 mm;
Size of datestamp box: None.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:

Form issued and used before Cable & Wireless Ltd took over responsibility for all telegraphic services within the British Empire. .

No printing date.

From Suva, Fiji to Melbourne.
22 May 1930.


  • has / before the 174 in the top right corner;
  • font in heading is 5 mm high;
  • third line "Associated with ...." is in small text;
  • three lines of vertical text from lower left corner.

This form was the second printing of the delivery forms under the changed administration - the first being in September 1934 (see below).

Cable & Wireless Limited is included following the Eastern Extension heading and the new indicator Via Imperial - approved in April 1934 - has been added at the base.

It was presumably printed for use as single sheets;

Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
DO-3 None 22 May 1930. RRR