South Australia - Colonial: 1856-1900.
Cable delivery envelope: ISC-EC-1.

General characteristics:

Heading and notes: Form number E. 34.
Has TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCH around the Crest with CABLE underneath.
Message area: Blank.
Reverse side: Blank.
Colours (text & form): Blue on white.
Size of form overall: 96 × 146 mm.
Distinctive characteristics of this form:

Used to delivery a copy of a telegram sent from London to Adelaide on 29 November 1917 via the Pacific Cable.


AE-DD-1 AE-DD-1.

Duplicate of a telegram sent from London to Adelaide with Adelaide squared circle date stamp of 29 November1917.

Sent in the above Cable delivery envelope.

Only recorded example of this DUPLICATE form.

Details of use and rarity.

Schedule number Earliest recorded date Rarity rating
EC-1 None 29 November 1917 at Adelaide. RRR